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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou

Nintendo Switch - Released - July 26, 2018

Features: -Features the 19 chapters of the main story, as well as three additional scenarios making their console debut (Outbreak, Outbreak Kamikanshi-hen, and Hinamizawa Teiryuujo) -Theme songs and background music from previous console entries in the series will also be included -In TV mode, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou on Switch will support full high-definition -Character design for Hinamizawa Teiryuujo is done by Tomozo -Includes “Quiz Oyashiro Ver. 2018.”

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Matsuribayashi-hen

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Matsuribayashi-hen

Windows - Released - August 13, 2006

Matsuribayashi-hen (祭囃し編 The Festival Accompanying Chapter?) is the eighth arc of the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series as well as the fourth and final arc of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai. It is told from a variety of perspectives due to its unusual style of story progression. Matsuribayashi-hen serves as an answer to the entirety of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni.

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Meakashi-hen

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Meakashi-hen

Windows - Released - December 30, 2004

Meakashi-hen (目明し編, Eye Opening Chapter), is the first answer arc in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai, released on December 30, 2004, serving as the answer arc to Watanagashi-hen. It follows Himatsubushi-hen and precedes Tsumihoroboshi-hen. Told from Sonozaki Shion's point of view, it follows her life and her psychotic behavior caused by the loss of the person she loves, Hōjō Satoshi.

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Minagoroshi-hen

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Minagoroshi-hen

Windows - Released - December 30, 2005

Minagoroshi-hen (皆殺し編 Massacre Chapter?) is the seventh chapter in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series and the third of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai. It is told primarily from the perspective of Rika Furude and introduces the existence of the character Hanyuu. Its corresponding question arc is Tatarigoroshi-hen.

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Tsumihoroboshi-hen

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai: Tsumihoroboshi-hen

Windows - Released - August 14, 2005

Tsumihoroboshi-hen (罪滅し編 Atonement Chapter) is the sixth arc in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series and the second of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai. It is told from the perspectives of Keiichi Maebara and Rena Ryuuguu and explores Rena's relationship with her father as well as Hinamizawa Syndrome. Its corresponding question arc is Onikakushi-hen.

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

Windows - Released - December 31, 2006

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei (ひぐらしのなく頃に礼, lit. When the Cicadas Cry Gratitude) is a collection of 3 extra arcs of the Higurashi no Nakau Koro ni series. It is officially subtitled "no Naku Koro ni 2+".

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni: Himatsubushi-hen

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni: Himatsubushi-hen

Windows - Released - August 13, 2004

Himatsubushi-hen (暇潰し編, Time Wasting Chapter), is the fourth and last question arc in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series, released on August 13, 2004. Himatsubushi-hen revolves around the experiences of Akasaka Mamoru, an investigator from the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo. It also continues to reveal a more mature and moving side of Furude Rika.

Higurashi When They Cry

Higurashi When They Cry

Windows - Released - August 10, 2002

Higurashi When They Cry is a Japanese visual novel series. The story is divided into eight main arcs. The story takes place primarily in June of 1983 in the rural Japanese village where the main protagonist has just moved with his family, We soon learn that the villagers hold an annual festival dedicated to a strange god, during which someone always dies and another disappears. The search for answers leads the player to learn dark secrets about his new friends and the village itself.

Higurashi When They Cry Hou: Ch.2 Watanagashi

Higurashi When They Cry Hou: Ch.2 Watanagashi

Windows - Released - December 29, 2002

Watanagashi-hen (綿流し編, Cotton Drifting Chapter) was the second question arc in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series, released on December 29, 2002. It follows Onikakushi-hen and precedes Tatarigoroshi-hen.

Higurashi When They Cry Hou: Ch.3 Tatarigoroshi

Higurashi When They Cry Hou: Ch.3 Tatarigoroshi

Windows - Released - August 15, 2003

Tatarigoroshi-hen (祟殺し編, Curse Killing Chapter), is the third question arc in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series, released on August 15, 2003. Unlike the previous arcs Onikakushi-hen and Watanagashi-hen it has five chapters instead of four. Tatarigoroshi-hen is preceded by Watanagashi-hen and followed by Himatsubushi-hen. The story focuses mainly on the Hōjō family, and is the first arc to reveal details about Hōjō Satoko's older brother, Hōjō Satoshi, who vanished on Satoko's birthday the year prior as an alleged result of Oyashiro-sama's curse. It is told from the perspectives of Maebara...

Umineko: Golden Fantasia

Umineko: Golden Fantasia

Windows - Released - December 8, 2017

The tag-team fighting game based on the original "Umineko When They Cry" series, finally released on Steam, in English and with improved rollback netplay! George, Jessica, and Rosa from the Ushiromiya family join the fray, as this release of Golden Fantasia includes the Cross Expansion from the original Japanese version! All the lines used during combat, story mode, as well match opening and closings are fully voiced in Japanese to bring realism to your combat! In Golden Fantasia, matches are tag-team fights between two pairs of characters from the Umineko series, each sharing HP...

Umineko: When They Cry: Answer Arcs

Umineko: When They Cry: Answer Arcs

Windows - Released - August 15, 2009

This is the 2nd half of the Umineko When They Cry sound novel series, featuring episodes 5 through 8. Umineko no Naku Koro ni takes place in the year 1986 during the time frame of October 4 and October 5 on a secluded island named Rokkenjima. The head of a wealthy family named Kinzō Ushiromiya, who lives on and owns Rokkenjima, is near death, and eleven of his family members arrive on the island to discuss how Kinzō's assets will be divided once he is dead. Also on the island are five of Kinzō's servants, and his personal physician. After the eleven family members arrive, a typhoon traps...

Umineko: When They Cry: Question Arcs

Umineko: When They Cry: Question Arcs

Windows - August 17, 2007

This is the first half of the Umineko When They Cry sound novel series, featuring episodes 1 through 4. Umineko no Naku Koro ni takes place in the year 1986 during the time frame of October 4 and October 5 on a secluded island named Rokkenjima. The head of a wealthy family named Kinzō Ushiromiya, who lives on and owns Rokkenjima, is near death, and eleven of his family members arrive on the island to discuss how Kinzō's assets will be divided once he is dead. Also on the island are five of Kinzō's servants, and his personal physician. After the eleven family members arrive, a typhoon traps...

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