Higurashi When They Cry Hou Ch. 2 Release Date Set and Pre-Orders Opened

Those who have been eager to see how the story will progress in Higurashi Hou will be happy to hear that MangaGamer now has a set release date for the second episode of the series. They plan on releasing Higurashi When They Cry Hou Ch. 2 – Watanagashi on November 13th and they have already opened up pre-orders for the episode that will be available both through Steam as well as through Manga...

Legend of the Galactic Heroes Anime and Higurashi Anime Licensed by Sentai

It seems that fans of the Legend of the Galactic Heroes series will have the best chance to acquire as much of the original material possible in the coming years. Not only has Viz Media announced that they will begin releasing the original novel series starting in spring 2016, but Sentai Filmworks has announced that they have licensed the Legend of the Galactic Heroes anime series. For those looki...

Higurashi Hou and MYTH Licensed by MangaGamer

Today at Anime Boston MangaGamer had two announcements to make, one of which fans have been waiting on for quite some time. Awhile back MangaGamer revealed that they were planning on releasing Higurashi on Steam but despite the wait, it still hasn’t happened yet but now we know why. At the event the company announced that they have acquired Higurashi Hou, which means that they will be releas...

Chilling Visual Novel Higurashi Green-Lit on Steam

Coming only 10 days after my article in which I used this visual novel as a prime example of why we need more translators working on visual novels as a whole, Higurashi: When They Cry has been green-lit for Steam! As one of the first visual novels I ever read, I loved it from the second I picked it up, finding it  deeply thought-provoking and chilling to the bone. It has its flaws, mostly in the f...

Anime vs Visual Novels – Why We Need More Translators

Anime fans, we watch a metric ton of anime on a frequent basis, but some days you’ll find that anime just doesn’t cut it. Maybe nothing will leap out at you, maybe you’ve just watched a terrible show (School Days) and don’t want to watch anything else for a while. When this happens, where do you turn? Personally, I’m not a big fan of manga because I feel it ruins the ...

New Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni Anime Green-Lit

In some news that is sure to delight long-time fans of the horror mystery anime series Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (When They Cry). The official Higurashi twitter page has confirmed that a new anime series has been green-lit and will air in 2013. This is monumental news without a doubt as the last installment in the anime series was way back in 2007. However there have been two OVA series since then...

CC Anime Episode 09 – Hyperdepression Neptunia

Welcome to another episode of CC: Anime, Capsule Computers Monthly Anime Podcast! In our eighth episode, the CC: Anime crew discuss the latest anime and manga news, take part in the “Anime Anarchy” game show segment, as well their thoughts on subtitled only releases. We also have a huge giveaway this month. Do you want a chance to win a copy of Shiki Part 1 from Siren Visual? Follow th...

Higurashi no Naku Koroni Kai Part 2 Review

Higurashi No Naku Koroni Kai Studio: Studio Deen Publisher: Siren Visual Format: DvD Release Date: July 19, 2012 Price: $49.95 (Buy Here) Overview The Watanagashi festival of the town Hinamizawa has had some rather disturbing events associated with it over the last four years. Each year a person has been found dead and another has disappeared entirely. In the year of 1983 a boy named Keiichi moves...

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