Kodoani.com – Named for the cosmic festival held several times throughout the series, June 18 will officially mark “Watanagashi Day” for the residents of Hinamizawa Village and fans of the classic anime series. weird Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU. A special image of character designer Akio Watanabe, known for his work in the Monogatari anime series, has been released to commemorate the occasion.
It was also announced that a live-streaming marathon of the anime reboot will be shown from 14:00 to 24:25 on Nicovideo.
Reimagining the hit classic visual novel created by Ryukishi07, the anime Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU is directed by Keiichiro Kawaguchi (Spy Classroom) at studio Passione, with composition by Naoki Hayashi (Yuri Is My Job), Character design by Akio Watanabe (Bakemonogatari) and music by Kenji Kawai (My Home Hero).
Moving to the quiet village of Hinamizawa, Keiichi easily finds friendship among his new classmates. Ready for the biggest festival of the year, he can’t help but feel a sense of dread looming over him. What dark secrets are buried in his new home?