Higurashi: When They Cry is a name familiar to fans of visual novels. First animated in 2006, and then spun-out into many sequels and side-stories, Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU brought the franchise back to anime with a new TV series in 2020.
The second season is called Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU, and Funimation will begin streaming it this July. And while that has previously been announced, a spooky and mysterious new trailer for SOTSU has just been released. Watch below!
Here's Funimation's official synopsis for Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU along with the new key art!
New kid Keiichi Maebara is settling into his new home of peaceful Hinamizawa village. Making quick friends with the girls from his school, he's arrived in time for the big festival of the year. But something about this isolated town seems "off," and his feelings of dread continue to grow. With a gnawing fear that he's right, what dark secrets could this small community be hiding?