Higurashi: When They Cry (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) official website made an announcement. It said that the anime put out a second promotional video and the latest visual recently. The video hints that the first 13 episodes will come out on October 1. Also, It also says that episode 14 will come out on January 7. Also, There Is also news about artists returning.
Episode 1 will come out on October 1 at 23:30 on two channels, Tokyo MX and BS11. Also, it will come out on the Sun TV channel, d Anime Store and Hikari TV services as well. Furthermore, Episode 14 will come out on January 7 on these channels too. Tomato Akase adapted the manga. Also, He will launch the same Kadokawa‘s Young Ace Up.
The cast of the show includes:
- Chafurin playing the character of Kuraudo Ooishi
- Tōru Ōkawa playing the character of Jirō Tomitake
- Miki Itō playing the character of Miyo Takano
- Toshihiko Seki playing the character of Kyōsuke Irie
- Sōichiro Hoshi playing the character of Keiichi Maebara
- Mai Nakahara playing the character of Rena Ryūgū
- Satsuki Yukino playing the character of Mion Sonozaki
- Mika Kanai playing the character of Satoko Hōjō
- Yukari Tamura playing the character of Rika Furude.
Also, The anime originally supposed to come out in July, but The COVID 19 Outbreak the release delayed tremendously.
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Ryukishi07 and 07th Expansion take credit for original work. Keiichiro Kawaguchi is the director of the series. Hence, Akio Watanabe (Monogatari Series anime franchise) character designer. Passione (Citrus, Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers, High School DxD Hero) will animate the project. Infinite is the producer of the series. Also, Naoki Hayashi (Black Fox, Citrus) will be the serial composer. Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) also is a serial composer.
The other staff members include:
- Assistant Director of the show is Takashi Ikehata
- Art Director of the show is Kazuhiro Inoue (Kusanagi)
- Background Art Supervision of the show is Saho Yamane (Kusanagi)
- Color Key Artist of the show is Arisa Komatsu
- Compositing Director of Photography of the show is Yuichiro Tozawa (Graphinica)
- Editing of the show is Ayako Tan (Graphinica)
- Sound Director of the show is Hiroto Morishita
- Sound Effects of the show is Shota Yaso (Swara Pro)
- Music Production of the show is Frontier Works
In 2009, MangaGamer put out the original visual novel. Also, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou has 14 individual chapters.
Furthermore, This software also gave inspiration to various video anime projects. However, It gave out two live-action films and adapting the mangas by several artists.