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New Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Project Announced

by dtshyk
Dec 15, 2012 5:29 PM | 242 Comments
According to Mainichi, a new anime of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni was announced at the 10th anniversary live event. It will be aired in the spring of 2013. It will be based on a spin-off novel "Higurashi Outbreak". Keiichi and Rena investigate an outbreak of a mysterious virus in Hinamizawa. The director is Kawase Toshifumi.

Source: Mainichi

Story by ihateeveryone

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku on MAL

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Laraso said:

I had this thread bookmarked, and kept checking back for updates. I figured that someone would say something here if it came out, since this is where most of the pre-release discussion was happening.
The thing is this anime was not released via conventional channel. Because it is an anime originally released for pachinko machines the video is available as prize for pachinko parlors, although some limited shops (like animate) also took limited pre-orders. So the release date was not clearly announced and did not get wide publicity either. What we know is indeed it was release sometime in late June to July.

Aug 19, 2013 10:30 AM by symbv

symbv said:
Laraso said:
So, is this canceled or something?
Seriously, I'm really starting to get worried here. When I first found out about this, MAL estimated it would be released sometime in June. August is almost over now, and still no news.
Hey, have you looked at the MAL anime discussion board? A bunch of people are already discussing the anime here: http://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=648677


Oh, well I feel stupid now.

I had this thread bookmarked, and kept checking back for updates. I figured that someone would say something here if it came out, since this is where most of the pre-release discussion was happening.

Aug 19, 2013 10:25 AM by Laraso

Laraso said:
So, is this canceled or something?
Seriously, I'm really starting to get worried here. When I first found out about this, MAL estimated it would be released sometime in June. August is almost over now, and still no news.
Hey, have you looked at the MAL anime discussion board? A bunch of people are already discussing the anime here: http://myanimelist.net/forum/?topicid=648677

Aug 18, 2013 12:00 PM by symbv

So, is this canceled or something?

Seriously, I'm really starting to get worried here. When I first found out about this, MAL estimated it would be released sometime in June. August is almost over now, and still no news.

Aug 18, 2013 11:54 AM by Laraso

After 8 months of waiting and 2 trailers.
I can safely tell you that..

Jul 30, 2013 11:25 PM by SirMaddy

Can't wait for more Higurashi

Jul 30, 2013 8:59 PM by 76th

magister39 said:
http://www.higurashi-pj.jp
There is a date mentioned - 18.08.2013. Don't know if it's already common knowledge but I thought you might wanna know :) .
That is just the date of a fan event where there will be talk shows and popularity poll result announcement. Of course they may have some surprises up their sleeves but it is hard to tell.

Jul 28, 2013 9:50 PM by symbv

I was hoping that one of the manga arcs was going to be adapted, but this looks pretty cool too. As long as it's NOTHING like Kira, I'm happy

Jul 28, 2013 2:16 PM by Harii

www.higurashi-pj.jp

There is a date mentioned - 18.08.2013. Don't know if it's already common knowledge but I thought you might wanna know :) .

Jul 28, 2013 2:06 PM by magister39

Uriel_The_Fourth said:
I'd prefer it if they did more Umineko, the way the anime ended was total bullshit. I don't want to have to read the damn VN to know what happened. Also as much as I loved Higurashi they need to move on, they pretty much fucked up the series with Kira. So a new ova about a story that's already been done isn't anything interesting :(. Oh well Studio Deen always has its head up its ass.
THe way Umineko was adapted was bullsiht.Read the damn VN.It isnt any different than reading the whole One Piece or Berserk.

Alos the new Higurashi is from the creator himself not the from fucking Deen like Kira.

Jul 27, 2013 4:21 AM by ssjokg

I'd prefer it if they did more Umineko, the way the anime ended was total bullshit. I don't want to have to read the damn VN to know what happened. Also as much as I loved Higurashi they need to move on, they pretty much fucked up the series with Kira. So a new ova about a story that's already been done isn't anything interesting :(. Oh well Studio Deen always has its head up its ass.

Jul 26, 2013 6:23 PM by FullmetalCarrot

Tennouji_ said:
Purincess said:

because the "main" story is kinda finished.


It's not kinda but it's fully finished.



I'm aware. Meant something else by this, but oh well, my bad.

Jul 26, 2013 3:36 PM by protag

Purincess said:

because the "main" story is kinda finished.


It's not kinda but it's fully finished.



But I still want to see Matsuri arcs being animated.

Jul 26, 2013 2:20 PM by Tennouji

IntervisioN said:
I hope this will be the true sequel to Kai, if there is one.


It isn't a sequel. Or at least I seriously doubt that, because the "main" story is kinda finished.
The anime answered most of the major questions, and the plot of Outbreak isn't even in the novels.

Jul 26, 2013 12:54 PM by protag

scabab said:
Ugh the only good thing about the Higurashi anime was the first 4 episodes after that it was mediocre at best.


I am happy you could share your opinion about Higurashi in this news post.

Jul 26, 2013 11:28 AM by Sir_Lexa

Ugh the only good thing about the Higurashi anime was the first 4 episodes after that it was mediocre at best.

Jul 26, 2013 8:43 AM by scabab

I hope this will be the true sequel to Kai, if there is one.

Jul 25, 2013 11:57 PM by IntervisioN

I hope it will end with blood *-* I didnt like Kira at all , cause cmon the whole anime was full of bad stuff and blood and mystery . I think it cant have a good end.

Jul 24, 2013 12:44 AM by cupcakeskitty

If this is something like the first two seasons I'm onboard.
Hell maybe this will spark enough interest in the series so that we can get a re-release and release of the first two seasons. Not expecting much though.

Jul 22, 2013 12:59 PM by lordjerry777

WHEN IS THIS COMING OUUTTT????? OTL

Jul 22, 2013 7:37 AM by Fishcaek-Chan