Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU Anime Premieres on July 1
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website of the Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU television anime, the follow-up to the Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU television anime, revealed on Monday that the anime will premiere on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Sun TV on July 1, and on AT-X on July 2. The debut will air the first two episodes together.
Funimation will stream the anime as it airs in Japan.
The Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU anime premiered on October 1, and the 24th and final episode of Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU aired on March 18. Funimation streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. The company is also streaming an English dub. A manga adaptation by Tomato Akase launched in Kadokawa's Young Ace Up service on October 2.
The anime's second episode revealed the series' true title as Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU on October 9. Funimation reported the title as the series' "true" title "that the creators intentionally did not reveal to the world until Episode 2."