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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July 4, 2024 The Rose Guns Days visual novels will be officially released in English in an HD-upscale version!
Announcement page here.
December 14, 2023 LOOPERS PLUS, an expansion of the original LOOPERS, will be released in 2024!
October 19, 2023 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou+ will be officially released in English on November 9, 2023! View the announcement Tweet here.
July 1, 2023 The first volume of the Higurashi Gou manga has been released in English! Yen Press has also announced they will be releasing Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Meguri in English.
June 20, 2023 The third and final arc of the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei manga Irotoutoshi-hen has begun serialization!
May 31, 2023 Higurashi Origin has been announced! It is a DLC add-on for the console version of Higurashi Hou that will release on June 22, 2023.
May 27, 2023 Higurashi When They Cry: GOU Anthology Comic is getting an official English release by Yen Press! Check out the announcement tweet here.
February 21, 2023 The first volume of the Rose Guns Days: Sorrowful Cross Knife manga has officially released in English! Check out the Yen Press page here.
February 12, 2023 A new Ciconia story booklet was released at the 07th Fragment World 2 event! It can be downloaded for free in Japanese here.
December 4, 2022 To celebrate Rose Guns Days' 10th anniversary, an anthology manga will be released!
October 19, 2022 Ryukishi07 will be writing a new Silent Hill game, Silent Hill F! The reveal trailer can be watched here.
October 15, 2022 A new Higurashi story booklet Higurashi no Naku Koro ni GouSotsu Another End has been released in Japanese!
October 1, 2022 A new Higurashi, Umineko, and Ciconia crossover story for the 07th Public Bath event has been released! It can be officially downloaded in English and read here.
February 25, 2022 The prequel manga Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Oni has begun serialization!
October 14, 2021 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Meguri, the continuation of the Higurashi Gou manga, has begun serialization!
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.

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