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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou
ひぐらしのなく頃に 奉
Original Release Date August 17, 2014
Platform PC
Genre Mystery, horror
Opening Theme Ano Hi e

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou (ひぐらしのなく頃に 奉, When the Cicadas Cry: Gift) is a new sound novel and the latest installment in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series. The game features a new, Umineko-esque opening movie accompanied by the song Ano Hi e (あの日へ, To That Day), created by Higurashi veterans dai and Yuduki, as well as at least two new additions to the cast. The game reuses sprites from previous installments, with the addition of new sprites for the expanded cast drawn in the style of the old ones.

The game was released in Japan on August 17th, 2014, as a "thank you gift" to fans of the series, and and includes Hinamizawa Teiryūjo (Hinamizawa Bus Stop), the original Higurashi Outbreak story, and a brand new arc called Kamikanshi-hen (神姦し編, God Violating Chapter).

As far as content that isn't new, Hou also includes the original eight arcs and Rei.

An english translation was released on January 25 2015.

Hou has been licensed by MangaGamer, who will be releasing all 14 arcs contained in Hou on Steam in English/Japanese bilingual versions.



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