Catbox Creative have announced that they are teaming up with MangaGamer, 07th Expansion, Witch Hunt Translation Group, and Sound Cadence Studios to bring an updated version of Umineko When They Cry to Western audiences via Kickstarter, called Umineko When They Cry: Gold Edition. All players who already own Umineko When They Cry on Steam will be able to access the contents of Gold Edition if the Kickstarter succeeds.
Gold Edition is set to have a full North American voice cast approved by Umineko creator Ryukishi07, a graphics update that adds the option to use the updated visuals from the PS3 games “Rondo of the Witch and Reasoning” and “Nocturne of Truth and Illusions”, as well as completely new content by Ryukishi07. Furthermore, a fully voiced audio drama series called “Voices of Rokkenjima” will be released on iTunes for free.
Here are the voice cast announced so far:
- Battler Ushiromiya: Kyle Igneczi
- George Ushiromiya: Josh Grelle
- Jessica Ushiromiya: Brittney Karbowski
- Maria Ushiromiya: Sarah Wiedenheft
- Kanon: Bryson Baugus
- Eva Ushiromiya: Cynthia Cranz
- Natsuhi Ushiromiya: Wendy Powell
- Hideyoshi Ushiromiya: Kent Williams
- Dr. Terumasa Nanjo: Francis Henry
- Genji Ronoue: Bill Jenkins
Check out the official Kickstarter announcement video below:
Umineko When They Cry: Gold Edition’s Kickstarter campaign is set to last a month, from November 7, 2018 to December 7, 2018. You can find the official site here. Umineko When They Cry is currently available on Steam.