Tomato Akase has confirmed to be releasing a new manga for the Higurashi series. This manga will be the answer arc for Higurashi: When They Cry- Gou. The announcement was made on Twitter on September 24th, 2021. The Higurashi franchise is well-known for its murder mysteries, and fans have always loved its thrilling alternate endings. Another great storyline is to be expected from this series.
Higurashi: When They Cry Plot:
The franchise offers murder mystery storylines throughout their series. Each time an alternate ending is depicted. The story revolves around a boy named Keichi Maebara, and the storyline took place back in 1983. Keichi moves to a fictional village, “Himanizawa.” He befriends Mion and Shion Sonozaki (the twin sisters), Rena Ryugu, Rika Furude, and Satoko Hojo. Keichi learns about the village festival Watanagashi, celebrated annually to give thanks to the village deity Oyashiro. Apart from it, Keichi also finds out that someone has been either found dead or missing for the last four years. The locals seem to be treating these as Oyashiro’s curse, but Keichi thinks otherwise. Higurashi: When They Cry series makes your heart race with fear while also providing a soothing alternative to the story.
Higurashi: When They Cry- Jun:
The new manga for the franchise will be released in October of 2021. Jun will be following the Gou arc and will answer the happenings in it.
|The staff of Higurashi: When They Cry- Jun will be as follows|
|Original work:||Ryukishi07, 07th Expansion|
|Character Designing:||Akio Watanabe|
|Anime Composition:||Naoki Hayashi|
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What’s Higurashi When They Cry: Gou
Gou is the 8th anime series for the franchise. It aired from October 1st, 2020, till March 19th, 2021. It contains 24 episodes which we last saw in Higurashi: When They Cry- Kai back in 2007. In comparison, the following series has five episodes at most. Since the franchise is famous for its alternate endings, Gou is also one of them.
The story in Gou is followed by Higurashi: When They Cry- Sotsu. Sotsu aired on July 1st, 2021, and is still airing. It has provided 15 episodes filled with mysteries until now. The franchise doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon, and the fandom doesn’t want it either. Higurashi is renowned for the mysterious murders, and the fans love the protagonist uncovering each hidden secret layer by layer. All the series of this franchise has been worth a watch, and the same is expected from its manga. The anime is available on Funimation, which airs most of the Higurashi- When They Cry series.