Higurashi When They Cry Mei Will Launch Early September

Higurashi When They Cry Mei Launch

Mobile title Higurashi When They Cry Mei is scheduled to launch on September 3, 2020 in Japan. Pre-registration is currently available. Pre-registration rewards include in-game currency and an SSR Rena. [Thanks, 4Gamer!]

Announced in late July, this new installment of the Higurashi When They Cry series will be available for mobile devices. Returning characters include Rena, Satako, and Keiichi. However, with a new installment comes new characters. Three new characters have been added with the upcoming mobile release. These include Chiho Kimiyoshi (CV: Mayu Sagara), the second is Miyuki Akasaka (CV: Miyuki Sawashiro), and the last is Nao Ootori (CV: Rie Takahashi). Official biographies for these new characters were released through the official Higurashi When They Cry Mei website.

You can watch the trailer for Higurashi When They Cry Mei below:

In addition to this, Ayane will be singing the theme for Higurashi When They Cry Mei. Higurashi fans will be familiar with her work, as she has been responsible for numerous themes throughout the series. Fans will be able to hear the full version of this theme when Higurashi When They Cry Mei official launches in the next few days.

Higurashi When They Cry Mei will release in Japan for iOS and Android devices on September 3, 2020.

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