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Anime Profile: Umineko: When They Cry

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Umineko: When They Cry Umineko no Naku Koro ni(うみねこのなく頃に) Umineko: When They Cry
  26 TV Episodes
  July 2–December 24, 2009
  07th Expansion
  Chiaki Kon
Action, Drama, Horror, Paranormal, Suspense Action, Drama, Horror, Paranormal, Suspense
When They Cry - Higurashi Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni
Battler Ushiromiya Battler Ushiromiya
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Beatrice Beatrice
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Bernkastel Bernkastel
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Chiyo Kumasawa Chiyo Kumasawa
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Eva Ushiromiya Eva Ushiromiya
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Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Amazon.

Anime Characters: Umineko: When They Cry

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Battler Ushiromiya Battler Ushiromiya Krauss Ushiromiya Krauss Ushiromiya
Beatrice Beatrice Kyrie Ushiromiya Kyrie Ushiromiya
Bernkastel Bernkastel Lambdadelta Lambdadelta
Chiyo Kumasawa Chiyo Kumasawa Maria Ushiromiya Maria Ushiromiya
Eva Ushiromiya Eva Ushiromiya Natshi Ushiromiya Natshi Ushiromiya
Genji Ronoue Genji Ronoue Rosa Ushiromiya Rosa Ushiromiya
George Ushiromiya George Ushiromiya Rudolf Ushiromiya Rudolf Ushiromiya
Hideyoshi Ushiromiya Hideyoshi Ushiromiya Shannon Shannon
Jessica Ushiromiya Jessica Ushiromiya Terumasa Nanjo Terumasa Nanjo
Kanon Kanon Toshiro Gohda Toshiro Gohda
Kinzo Ushiromiya Kinzo Ushiromiya    

Anime Description: Umineko: When They Cry

Umineko is made by the same company that made Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni and it takes place within that same universe, but the characters are all new. It also has a similar plot line involving a murder mystery.

The Ushiromiya family has assembled on the family head's island, Rokkenjima, for their annual discussion on what will happen to Kinzo's assets after his death. Once a typhoon hits, no one can get on or off. Maria arrives with a strange letter from the witch Beatrice, and people start dying.

The whole story is focused around Battler and his encounters on the island.

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