07th Expansion Wiki
07th Expansion Wiki


Welcome to the 07th Expansion Wiki! We are a collaborative fan-made encyclopedia for all works written by the Japanese author Ryukishi07, from Higurashi, Umineko, and Ciconia of the When They Cry franchise, to Higanbana, Rose Guns Days, and much more.

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October 14, 2021 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Meguri, the continuation of the Higurashi Gou manga, has begun serialization!
October 11, 2021 The mobile gacha game Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Mei will have a collaboration with Umineko no Naku Koro ni! Details can be seen here.
September 24, 2021 The manga Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei has been announced, taking place 35 years after the original story and featuring the arcs Oniokoshi-hen and Hoshiwatashi-hen.
July 17, 2021 Preorders for Higurashi Gou Part 1 (episodes 1 - 13) Blu-Rays are now available for preorder on Funimation and RightStuf!
May 28, 2021 The full version of LOOPERS has been released! An overseas release has also been announced, though no date has been given yet.
March 31, 2021 A remaster of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni titled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou+ will be released in Winter 2021.
January 28, 2021 Symphony of Catbox and Dreams has been released in Japanese. The Switch port of Umineko Saku also includes four short stories in its Tsubasa section that had previously only been released in text format.
December 17, 2020 Kaleidoscope of Phantasm Prison has been released in Japanese.
November 8, 2020 Phase 2 of Ciconia has been delayed indefinitely due to concerns over its subject matter and the current pandemic situation. The popularity poll results have also been announced.
October 23, 2020 Ryukishi07's horror/supernatural visual novel Iwaihime has been released! Buy it on Steam.

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Featured Article

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Satoko Houjou (北条 沙都子) is one of the main characters of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. She is a member of the Hinamizawa after-school games club and a master at setting traps. She often sports a merry or mischievous expression and her pointy canine teeth can be seen accentuating her smug grins and hearty laughs.

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