Category Archives: When the Fireflies Burn

Chapter 0 of Hotarubi no Tomoru Koro ni Translated

Chapter 0 of the Hotarubi no Tomoru Koro ni manga has now been translated, and can be downloaded here. The translation was done by Tarable Translations, who also did an excellent translation of the prologue short story. I scanned the … Continue reading

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Hotarubi no Tomoru Koro ni Prologue Translated

The short story prologue of Ryukishi07’s new manga series, Hotarubi no Tomoru Koro ni, has finally been translated! Big thanks to the translator, because it’s quite well done. The short story was released earlier in December as a bonus of … Continue reading

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“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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