The official website for the new Higurashi: When They Cry anime project has announced that the anime has been delayed from its scheduled July 2020 premiere due to the effects of COVID-19 on the production schedule. The staff will announce the new premiere date on the anime’s official website and Twitter account as soon as a decision is made.
Ryukishi07 and 07th Expansion are credited with the original work. Akio Watanabe is designing the characters, and Passione is animating the project. Infinite is producing the series. Naoki Hayashi is in charge of the series composition for the anime. Kenji Kawai is returning as the composer for the series.