The new anime adaptation of classic visual novel Higurashi When They Cry announced during a live stream on the Kadokawa Anime Channel that more of the original cast will be returning!

Yukino Satsuki, Kanai Mika, and Tamura Yukari will reprise their roles as Sonozaki Mion, Houjou Satoko, and Furude Rika respectively. They will join previously confirmed cast members Hoshi Souichirou and Nakahara Mai, who are returning to play main protagonists Maebara Keiichi and Nakahara Mai.

A trailer was also released, teasing the investigation to come with lines from familiar characters.

Based on the much loved horror/mystery visual novel by Ryukishi07/07th Expansion, Higurashi When They Cry was previously adapted as a TV anime in 2006, which was followed by a second season in 2007. The franchise also received a OVA, plus a live action movie and TV drama.

(C) 2020 Ryukishi07 / Higurashi When They Cry Production Committee

Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!

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