Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei Concept Art + OVA delayed

>> September 25, 2008

The concept art for the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei OVA has been released on Famitsu's official website. It features all of the main characters' new designs plus several of their designs in swim suits.

Additionally, it has been announced that the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei OVA has been delayed its first release until February. The new release dates are as follows.


DVD Edition Release Date

Blu-ray Edition Release Date

OVA First Volume - Hajisarashi-hen

2/25/2009 Expected Sale Date

3/25/2009 Expected Sale Date

OVA Second Volume - Saikoroshi-hen : First Chapter

3/25/2009 Expected Sale Date

4/2009 Expected Sale Date

OVA Third Volume - Saikoroshi-hen: Second Chapter

5/2009 Expected Sale Date

6/2009 Expected Sale Date

OVA Fourth Volume - Saikoroshi-hen: Third Chapter

6/2009 Expected Sale Date

7/2009 Expected Sale Date

OVA Fifth Volume - Hirukowashi-hen

8/2009 Expected Sale Date

9/2009 Expected Sale Date

Source: Famitsu.com


Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei OVA character design

>> September 20, 2008

The Higurashi no Naku Koro ni OVA, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei's official site has been updated with a commercial promoting the series whilst revealing the new character design to be used for the series.

The character design is quite similar to the style used in the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai anime series, but holds a slightly more simplistic tone.

The picture provided at the right is the promotional picture demonstrating the new design. It was scanned from a magazine promoting Rei.

You can view the promotional commercial at the official site located in the source link.