Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU Set To Premiere This Summer

Funimation revealed that Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU will receive a continuation in the form of Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU in July. The streaming platform also provided a look at the SOTSU‘s title logo as well as a brief sneak preview on Twitter. 

In its blog post, Funimation noted, “The kanji for SOTSU and GOU together is sotsugyou 卒業, which means ‘Graduation,’ and is a big part of the story in GOU.”

Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU premiered in Fall 2020 as Higurashi: When They Cry – NEW, before revealing its actual title, GOU, after the release of the second episode. The anime initially seemed like a remake of the 2006 anime adaptation of the Higurashi When They Cry visual novels but has since introduced new story elements and deviations. 

Source: Funimation

Melvyn began his journey at Anime Trending in early 2018 and currently contributes as news writer and occasional reviewer. In the years since, he has experienced the unexpected advent of multiple legal anime streaming platforms in Southeast Asia, changed his Warhammer 40k army twice, and started collecting Infinity and Battletech miniatures. Outside of gaming and watching anime, Melvyn spends his free time self-learning Japanese and reading manga and light novels in their native language.
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