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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May 5, 2022 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei will be released in English for PC on June 2nd! Preorders are open on MangaGamer's website, and the Steam page is available.
April 12, 2022 The Nintendo Switch version of LOOPERS, including an English language option, will be released on June 2.
February 25, 2022 The prequel manga Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Oni has begun serialization!
Janaury 28, 2022 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou+ has released in Japanese!
October 26, 2021 Higurashi Gou Part 1 (episodes 1 - 13) Blu-Rays with English sub can now be purchased on Funimation and RightStuf!
October 14, 2021 Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Meguri, the continuation of the Higurashi Gou manga, has begun serialization!
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.
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.
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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Satoko Houjou (北条 沙都子) is one of the main characters of Higurashi When They Cry. 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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