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Tomato Akase Launches New Higurashi When They Cry – Jun Manga in October

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Manga will be new answer arc for Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU

Manga creator Tomato Akase and Kadokawa's Young Ace Up service both announced on Twitter on Friday that Akase will launch a new Higurashi manga titled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Jun (Higurashi: When They Cry – Jun) in October. The manga will be a new answer arc for the Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU series.

The Young Ace Up service published the final chapter of Akase's manga adaptation of Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU on Friday. The manga launched in October 2020.

Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU, the followup to the Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU television anime, premiered on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Sun TV on July 1. The debut aired the first two episodes together. Funimation is streaming the anime as it airs in Japan.

The Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU anime premiered in October 2020, 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.

Ryukishi07 and 07th Expansion are credited with the original work. Keiichiro Kawaguchi is directing the series. Akio Watanabe (Monogatari Series anime franchise) is designing the characters, and Passione (Citrus, Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers, High School DxD Hero) is animating the project. Infinite is producing the series. Naoki Hayashi (Black Fox, Citrus) is in charge of the series composition for the anime. Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell, Patlabor, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) is returning as the composer for the series.

Sources: Tomato Akase's Twitter account, Young Ace Up's Twitter account via Otakomu


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