By Michael Fontanini / April 28th, 2017
MangaGamer has released Higurashi When They Cry – Ch 5 Meakashi, the fifth chapter of this visual novel. It gave birth to the acclaimed anime and manga series. This release includes updated visuals and sprites. Their press release today also includes a link to a trailer, which you can watch, right here:
You can find this Higurashi When They Cry – Ch 5 Meakashi on this MangaGamer page. Its normal price is $7.95 but MangaGamer has kindly discounted to $7.15 for a short time.
In this chapter, Meakashi, we journey back to an earlier time, when Satoshi was still around. This time we follow Sonozaki as answers start to be revealed. What really happened to Satoshi? What role does the Sonozaki family truly play in Oyashiro-sama’s Curse? What secrets have the Sonozakis been keeping from all the villagers?
You can check out the full press release below:
April 28th, 2017—Higuarshi When They Cry: Meakashi is now available from MangaGamer!Higurashi When They Cry Hou – Ch 5 Meakashi is now available from MangaGamer! It’s time to enjoy the fifth chapter of this exciting Visual Novel that spawned the highly-acclaimed Higurashi anime and manga series on Steam for the very first time! With updated sprites and other visuals, fans won’t want to miss this new release!In this chapter, Meakashi, we journey back to an earlier time, when Satoshi was still around. This time we follow Sonozaki as answers start to be revealed. What really happened to Satoshi? What role does the Sonozaki family truly play in Oyashiro-sama’s Curse? What secrets have the Sonozakis been keeping from all the villagers?The Answer Arcs have begun, and revelations await. So keep your eyes open and don’t miss out!Help spread the word on twitter with #Higurashi and introduce new fans to this remastered version of such a great series from 07th Expansion!Don’t forget to check out our 07th Expansion page either:
Higurashi When They Cry Houhe 58th year of Shouwa, early summerIt’s June, and the summer heat has arrived earlier than it does most years.By day there are crickets, and by night there are cicadas.We’re in Hinamizawa, a small village in the countryside.There are fewer than two thousand people here. But every year, there is an event.This event is a mysterious death.(The series has run from 1979 to 1983)On a certain day in June, someone dies, and someone else goes missing.The series of deaths is connected to the upheaval surrounding the dam construction project.A murder case that was covered up is being reenacted.Is it a conspiracy? A coincidence? Or perhaps a curse?A different choice… reveals a new end.A different path… unviels new truths.What once was thought to be certain, proves maleable, and patterns begin to emerge.There is no way to avert this tragedy. There is no choice but to give up trying.But don’t. Fight.For the days after the end.Higurashi When They Cry Hou Ch. 5 – MeakashiDeveloper: 07th ExpansionGenre: Adventure
OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, Mac OSX, Linux
Text Language: English, Japanese
Age Rating: Teen
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