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Requiem of the Golden Witch is the third installment of Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru, and the seventh arc of the overall series. It was released at Comiket 78 on August 14, 2010.

Introduction

Good morning.
Scheduled for today is the funeral of the Golden Witch and her game.

The days of the game are already over, and nothing remains but fond memories.
Here, the cold, hard truth will be revealed, and death will come to the game...

There is...a bit of difficulty to this one.

Plot Summary

Main article: Requiem of the Golden Witch/Plot Summary

This episode presents an alternate reality where Battler does not come to Rokkenjima, the Golden Witch does not exist, and a mysterious child named Lion is now the designated successor to the Ushiromiya family. The detective Willard H. Wright is tasked by Bernkastel to investigate this strange world and uncover the truth behind Beatrice. The chapter delves into the past experiences of several characters, including Kinzo and the person who would become Beatrice.

Characters

Main Characters

New Characters

Bernkastel's Fragment

Kinzo's Story

Clair's Story

Release History

Original Release (Comiket 78)

Requiem of the Golden Witch first released on PC at C78 on August 14, 2010.

Comiket 79

This arc was rereleased with Twilight of the Golden Witch at C79 on December 31, 2010.

English Release

Chiru was officially translated to English and released by MangaGamer on November 17, 2017.

Saku

Umineko no Naku Koro ni Saku released as a compilation of every arc on PC on October 4, 2019.

Ports

This arc has been featured in the following console ports:

Adaptations

Manga

  1. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 1 (JP release: December 22, 2011. EN release: December 19, 2017)
  2. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 2 (JP release: August 22, 2012. EN release: December 19, 2017)
  3. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 3 (JP release: December 22, 2012. EN release: December 19, 2017)
  4. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 4 (JP release: August 22, 2013. EN release: April 10, 2018)
  5. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 5 (JP release: December 21, 2013. EN release: April 10, 2018)
  6. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 6 (JP release: April 22, 2014. EN release: April 10, 2018)
  7. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 7 (JP release: August 22, 2014. EN release: July 24, 2018)
  8. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 8 (JP release: December 22, 2014. EN release: July 24, 2018)
  9. Requiem of the Golden Witch Manga Volume 9 (JP release: April 22, 2015. EN release: July 24, 2018)

Novels

  1. Umineko no Naku Koro ni Episode 7: Requiem of the Golden Witch volume 1 (released: June 3, 2015)
  2. Umineko no Naku Koro ni Episode 7: Requiem of the Golden Witch volume 2 (released: September 2, 2018)

Openings

Original Version

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Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru OP EP7 & 8

Kiri no Pithos by dai The original VN opening for the seventh and eighth arc of the visual novel.

File:Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru PC OP 2 (EP7-8) with PS3 sprites - Kiri no Pithos

Kiri no Pithos by dai The original VN opening for the seventh and eighth arc of the visual novel using PS3 Sprites.

PS3 Version

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Umineko no Naku Koro ni Chiru PS3 OP - Inanna no Mita Yume

Inanna no Mita Yume by Zwei Used for the PS3 remake Nocturne of Truth and Illusions and contains spoilers for all Answer Arcs.

Credits

  • Screenplay and Graphics: Ryukishi07
  • Directing and Scripting: Yatazakura
  • Overall Management and Assistant Director: Nekozakura
  • Web Management and General Management Assistant: Tokihi
  • Music Chief and Production: dai
  • Management and Coloring: Tsubaki Naruse
  • Progress Management and Assistant Director: Kagami
  • Background Processing and Coloring: Anzu
  • Mastering Assistant: pre-holder
  • System: BT
  • Backgrounds: Kameya Mannen-dou, Yatazakura, Nekozakura, MALI., ALL Season Shikinoirodori
  • NScripter: Naoki Takahashi
  • NScripter Extension Effects: Koubou Kimikagesou
  • Jackets and Portraits: Takahito Ekusa (Alchemist)
  • Opening Movie: Yoyu
  • Opening Theme: Kiri no Pithos
    • Composition and Arrangement: Luck Ganriki and dai
    • Lyrics: Sakura Kanae, E. Kida
    • Vocals: Kino Nei
    • Chorus: Milk Wafer (Kino Nei and Kanae Sakura), E. Kida
    • Recording and Mixing Engineer: Shoji Matsugane (Studio: Yellow Moon)
    • Vocal Direction: Luck Ganriki
    • Additional parts and Guitar: XXX (Triple X)
  • Music and SFX: -45, dai, M.Zakky, pre-holder, SB YUNE, zts, U2 Akiyama, Eriya Arai, Mizuki Kitaoji (grasun cat), sumiisan (Kaminoke Records), Hironori Doi, Fuga Hatori, Pureco, Luck Ganriki, Kino Nei, E. Kida, Nakao Boushi, Asami Masuda, sunny (Roundbooster Architexture), xaki (Roundbooster Architexture), cap (Roundbooster Architexture), Kazumi Kimura, Motoki Zakuro, pyon (Roundbooster Architexture), Sakura Kanae, Ryu-Ga, NYO (Silver Forest), bit (Silver Forest), Kana (Silver Forest), Yuudai, Rekka Katakiri
  • Special Thanks: General (GML), Shigeru Nakagawa (Alchemist), Kanou Kiichi (Alchemist), Michiko Koyanagi (5pb), Atsushi Seto (HOBIBOX), Hiroshi Nakamura (WAYUTA), Yasuyuki Hirata (Avex Entertainment), Takeshi Hiradate (Avex Entertainment), Tomoko Shinoda, Mariko Terashita
  • Produced By: 07th Expansion