The official Twitter account of “Higurashi: When They Cry” anime franchise revealed on June 7th that the TV anime will continue its broadcast from July 1st, 2021. Episodes 1 and 2 will broadcast simultaneously.
Kadokawa streamed the promotional video announcing the start of a new chapter.
The TV anime will air in Japan from July 1st on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Sun TV. And for AT-X viewers, the show will start its course on July 2, 2021. Moreover, digital streamers can enjoy the new anime on Funimation.
Returning cast members include Sōichiro Hoshi as Keiichi Maebara, Mai Nakahara as Rena Ryūgū, Satsuki Yukino as Mion Sonozaki, Mika Kanai as Satoko Hōjō, Yukari Tamura as Rika Furude, Chafurin as Kuraudo Ooishi, Toru Ohkawa as Jirō Tomitake, Miki Itō as Miyo Takano, and Toshihiko Seki as Kyōsuke Irie. Yui Horie is playing Hanyu.
At the same time, there was an announcement that ” Higurashi When They Cry-GOU ” will broadcast on Nico Nico Live Broadcasting and ABEMA on June 20.
Kadokawa originally scheduled the anime to premiere last July, however due to the effects of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the production schedule delayed. The anime “Higurashi When They Cry” was broadcast from October 2020 to March 2021.