Higurashi When They Cry Episode 5: What to Expect?

Based on 07th Expansion’s murder mystery dōjin soft visual novel series of the same name, ‘Higurashi no Naku Koro ni’ is a slow-burn horror TV anime. The story revolves around a group of friends residing in the village of Hinamizawa. As the series progresses, the dark, horrifying secrets about the residents are revealed. ‘Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU’ or ‘Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Sotsu’ is the sequel to ‘Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou,’ which aired 24 episodes between October 1, 2020, and March 19, 2021. ‘Sotsu’ premiered on July 1, 2021. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming episode of the series.

Higurashi When They Cry Episode 5 Release Date

‘Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU’ episode 5, titled ‘Cotton-Revealing Chapter, Part 2,’ is set to release on July 22, 2021, on Tokyo MX, BS11, and SUN. Studio Passione has developed the anime in collaboration with Funimation. The series has retained most of the cast and crew from ‘Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou,’ with Keiichiro Kawaguchi helming the directorial team, Naoki Hayashi leading the writing staff, Akio Watanabe handling the character designs, and Kenji Kawai composing the music. The opening theme track is “Analogy” by Ayane, while the ending theme track is “Missing Promise” by Konomi Suzuki.

Where to Watch Higurashi When They Cry – SOTSU Online?

The anime can be watched with original Japanese audio and English subtitles on AnimeLab (Australia and New Zealand), Funimation (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland), and Wakanim (Scandinavia and the Netherlands). Ani-One Asia is set to stream the episodes on the same day as they air in Japan in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, the Maldives, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Timor-Leste, Thailand, Vietnam, Fiji, Guam, the Marshall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Nauru, Northern Mariana Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu Island.

Episodes with Spanish and Portuguese subtitles are available on Funimation. Viewers can get episodes with German, French, and Russian subtitles on Wakanim.

Higurashi When They Cry Episode 5 Spoilers

In episode 4, after their deaths, both Satoko and Rena end up in the realm of the time fragments. Satoko speaks to Eua, who admits that Satoko’s actions entertain her. In the fragment, Satoko decides that she and Rika need a better way to kill each other. She asks Mion to teach how to shoot and then uses one of her uncle’s contact to acquire a real gun and bullets. By now, she has been in so many loops that she has started experimenting to see where different actions will lead her.

On June 12, 1983, the club holds a tournament at a local store with 50,000 yen as a cash prize. After they win their respective matches, Satoko takes Mion aside and injects Mion with H-173 to see how she will react to it. In episode 5, with H-173 coursing through her through veins, Mion will likely become paranoid. Rika might start to get an idea that something sinister is happening behind the scenes.

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