“Higurashi: When They Cry – New”, which delayed its broadcast due to the spread of COVID-19, has been decided to be broadcast in Oct. 2020.

“Higurashi: When They Cry” is an anime based on the novel game by Ryukishi07. A series of mysterious deaths and disappearances occur in Hinamizawa, a fictional village that keeps the tradition of “Watanagashi” from ancient days. The anime depicts these incidents from the perspective of various characters.

Also, the first season of “Higurashi: When They Cry” (episodes 1 to 26) from 2006 is currently being re-runed on BS11, 2 episodes a week in a 1-hour broadcast slot.

The new series of “Higurashi: When They Cry – New” is scheduled to be broadcast from Oct. 2020, and further information will be announced as it is decided.

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