The Higurashi When They Cry Mei debut trailer features three new characters that will be introduced to the series through the upcoming mobile app. Additionally, this new PV confirms that characters like Rena, Satoko, and Keiichi will be making an appearance in the game. Higurashi fans may also be pleased to know that Ayane, the Japanese singer responsible for certain openings for the series, will be singing Higurashi When They Cry Mei‘s theme song. [Thanks, Famitsu!]
You can watch the Higurashi When They Cry Mei trailer below:
Higurashi When They Cry Mei will be an entirely new story in the Higurashi universe. Series creator Ryukishi07 will be collaborating on this mobile entry. The three new characters shown in the trailer are newcomers to the franchise. The first character introduce in the trailer is Ichiho Kimiyoshi (CV: Mayu Sagara), the second is Miyuki Akasaka (CV: Miyuki Sawashiro), and the last is Nao Ootori (CV: Rie Takahashi). Each of these characters has been given their own biography on the official website.
Pre-registration is currently live for Higurashi When They Cry Mei. You can also follow the official Higurashi When They Cry Mei Twitter for more updates. Higurashi When They Cry Mei will release in Japan for iOS and Android devices in Summer 2020.