MangaGamer to Release 7th Chapter of Higurashi When They Cry Hou Game on July 18
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MangaGamer confirmed during its Anime Expo panel on Saturday that it will release Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Minagoroshi, the seventh chapter of Higurashi When They Cry Hou, on July 18. The company had originally made the announcement on June 13. The chapter will be available on Steam and MangaGamer's own website.
07th Expansion launched the first chapter of the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni visual novel software in 2002 at Comiket. The story revolves around murders that coincide with an annual festival in a quiet rural village. Ryūkishi07 and 07th Expansion released Higurashi: When They Cry Hou for PC in Japan in 2014 as a "thank you" to series fans (the kanji used for Hō is used in the word Hōnō, "dedication").
MangaGamer released the original visual novel in 2009, and has been releasing Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou as 14 individual chapters. The company released the Higurashi: When They Cry Hou - Ch 6 Tsumihoroboshi visual novel on Steam in June 2018.
MangaGamer also announced during its panel at Anime Expo on Saturday that it will release four more adult games, including: Izumi Ban'ya's Eternal Torment ~An Immortal Girl's Dance of Disgrace~, Funbag Fantasy: Sideboob Story 2, Alicesoft's Rance 01 -Quest for Hikari-, and Alicesoft's Rance 02 -The Rebellious Maidens.
Source: Press releases, MangaGamer's Twitter account