The fourth installment of Higurashi When They Cry Hou, Himatsubushi, is now available to order from MangaGamer and on Steam. This marks the last Question Arc in the murder mystery. Furthermore, this release has updated sprites and visuals over the original game.
For further details, MangaGamer provided a press release for Higurashi When They Cry Hou – Ch 4 Himatusbushi:
October 7th, 2016–Higuarshi When They Cry: Himatsubushi is now available from MangaGamer!
Higurashi When They Cry Hou – Ch 4 Himatsubushi is now available for pre-order from MangaGamer! This October, you can enjoy the fourth chapter of this exciting Visual Novel that spawned the highly-acclaimed Higurashi ani
In this chapter, Himatsubushi, we travel back to long before the murders began, back to the time of the dam protests. This time, a boy is kidnapped – the son of one the dam leaders. A young detective visits Hinamizawa to track down the kidnapped child, but why do things seem off? What could Rika possibly want from this man in the distant past?
This is the last chapter in the Question Arcs, the final suspicion raised before the answers begin to fall in place, so don’t miss this piece of the puzzle! Available now on MangaGamer.com and Steam!
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Higurashi When They Cry Hou
The 58th year of Shouwa, early summer
It’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?
Someone who was supposed to be there isn’t.
Someone who wasn’t supposed to be there is.
Someone who was alive last night is dead now.
And someone who is here right now isn’t alive.
So, there is no way to avert tragedy. There is no choice but to give up.
But don’t give up.
Only you can stand up to this.
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