The When They Cry franchise has collaborated with a number of other franchises in the past, often featuring crossovers between characters. A list of major collaborations is listed below.
Last Period: The Story of an Endless Spiral (ラストピリオド~終わりなき螺旋の物語~ Rasuto Piriodo: Owarinaki Rasen no Monogatari?) is an online free-to-play role-playing game created by Happy Elements. An anime television series adaptation by J.C.Staff premiered on April 12, 2018. The third episode of the show, "Hand-To-Mouth-Life" (その日暮らし Sono higurashi?), heavily features characters from Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, including Rika Furude, Keiichi Maebara, Satoko Houjou, Mion Sonozaki, and Shion Sonozaki.
Mashiro Witch (純白魔女 Mashiro Majo?) is a mobile role-playing video game developed by Square Enix. From February 27 to March 20, 2019, the game featured an event themed around Umineko no Naku Koro ni wherein players could explore Rokkenjima and fight against Beatrice.
SINoALICE (シノアリス Shinoarisu?) is a role-playing video game developed by Pokelabo for Android and iOS. The game is directed by Yoko Taro, better known for his work in the NieR and Drakengard series. Several charcters from Higurashi no Naku Koro ni are planned to appear in the game as part of a promotional campaign for the 2020 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni anime.
Super Heroine Chronicle
Super Heroine Chronicle (超ヒロイン戦記 Sūpā Heroin Kuronikuru?) is a crossover simulation RPG developed by Banpresto for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. The game crosses over heroines from various anime series, among them Rena Ryuuguu, Mion Sonozaki, Shion Sonozaki, Rika Furude, and Satoko Houjou from Higurashi no Naku Koro ni.
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