The official website for the new Higurashi: When They Cry (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) anime project has announced that the anime will premiere in October 2020. The anime was originally scheduled to premiere in July 2020, but it was delayed due to the effects of COVID-19 on the production schedule.
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.