Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu
Sotsu promo.jpg
Promotional image from Kadokawa
(Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu)
GenreMystery, Psychological horror, Supernatural
Anime television series
Music byKenji Kawai
Licensed byFunimation (North America)
AnimeLab (Australia, NZ)
MediaLink Entertainment Ltd (SE Asia)
Original runJuly 1, 2021 - ongoing

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu (ひぐらしのなく頃に卒 lit. When the Cicadas Cry Graduation?), licensed in English as Higurashi: When They Cry - SOTSU, is a sequel to the 2020 anime Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou.


Sotsu continues the story of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou, following Satoko Houjou as she attempts to stop Rika Furude from leaving Hinamizawa.


Sotsu was first teased at the end of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou along with a teaser trailer posted to Kadokawa's Youtube channel.[1] The official anime account posted that Sotsu would begin airing in July[2], with Funimation putting out an English announcement.[3]


No.TitleOriginal air date
1 "Demon-Revealing Chapter, Part 1"
"Oniakashi-hen, Part 1" (鬼明し編其ノ壱) 
July 1, 2021
2 "Demon-Revealing Chapter, Part 2"
"Oniakashi-hen, Part 2" (鬼明し編其ノ弐) 
July 1, 2021