Category Archives: Umineko

“When the Firefly Lights Burn” Story Explicitly Connected to Higurashi/Umineko

I was already intrigued by Ryukishi07’s new manga series, but now I’m approaching a critical mass of hype. Turns out it will be explicitly connected to the When They Cry series, through the antics of our favorite fragment-hopping voyager witches. … Continue reading

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New Manga by 07th Expansion Announced, “When the Fireflies Burn”

The manga magazine Gekkan Action has just announced a new series written by Ryukishi07 and illustrated by Nokuto Koike. It’ll be called Hotarubi no Tomoru Koro ni (When the Fireflies Burn)…not quite the next “When they Cry,” but close! The … Continue reading

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Anime Expo 2015 Panel: “The World of Ryukishi07”

Lots of interesting stuff came up on Ryukishi’s AX Panel on Sunday, including the next When They Cry game! Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to see him again at the con myself like at ACen. But thanks to Isae (who writes … Continue reading

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New Version of Umineko Coming From MangaGamer

I should have seen this coming. MangaGamer has just announced that they’ll be officially releasing Umineko in English! The format will be similar to their new release of Higurashi. The facts: They’ll be using Witch Hunt’s translation, but working with … Continue reading

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Finally, a Video Recording of Ryukishi07’s ACen Panel

After much searching online, I’ve finally found a video recording of Ryukishi07’s third panel at ACen! It was posted by a user on the Fuwanovel forums. Although there’s no recording for the other two panels, this one probably went over … Continue reading

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ACen 2015 Video Interview with Ryukishi07 from APGNation

Here’s more fascinating stuff from the flurry of information this weekend, with such topics as: Why he choose witches as a theme for Umineko. Whether he’s familiar with the Rosatrice theory. Whether Yasu is a transgendered character. The relation between … Continue reading

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ACen 2015 07th Expansion Panel #2: Ryukishi07, His Way of Writing a Story

At the 2nd Panel on Saturday, Ryukishi07 detailed his writing process for Higurashi and Umineko.

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