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Umineko no Naku Koro ni Saku ~Nekobako to Musou no Koukyoukyoku~ (うみねこのなく頃に咲 ~猫箱と夢想の交響曲~, lit. When The Seagulls Cry Bloom ~Symphony of Catbox and Dreams~) is a remaster of Umineko no Naku Koro ni Saku for the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 by Entergram. It was announced on November 18, 2019[1].

The remaster follows Rondo of the Witch and Reasoning and Nocturne of Truth and Illusions in adding a new sprite set with additional poses and expressions, as well as CGs, additional visual effects, voice acting, and a new opening video.

The song for the new opening video is Kasaneawase no Nekobako (Catbox of Superposition). It is composed by Chiyomaru Sakura and performed by Sasaki Rico.

Promotion and Release[]

To promote the release of the game, a series of artwork by FFC called the "Dress Collection" showing characters getting dressed was released.[2]

Story Arcs[]


  1. Legend of the Golden Witch
  2. Turn of the Golden Witch
  3. Banquet of the Golden Witch
  4. Alliance of the Golden Witch
  5. End of the Golden Witch
  6. Dawn of the Golden Witch
  7. Requiem of the Golden Witch
  8. Twilight of the Golden Witch

The remaster includes some new BGM to replace tracks from the original PC version that were royalty-free.

Several arcs are included that were previously released as text booklets and have been adapted into visual novel format for the first time:

A Certain Witch Hunter's Interview Tape[]

An extra arc where a Witch Hunter tries to learn the method behind Kinzo Ushiromiya's wealth.

Letter from a Summoner[]

An extra arc explaining the basics of magic.

Important Facts Concerning Magic[]

An extra arc that is a discussion between Beatrice and Maria about the importance of magic.

Angel of 17 Years East Shi-44a[]

An extra arc featuring Ange and Virgilia creating new pairings for their yaoi doujins.

Release History[]

Patch History[]

Version 1.01 added a new bathroom background for Our Confession.

Version 1.02 added a scenario select.[3]

Higurashi and Umineko Two-Pack Rerelease[]

On March 25, 2021, Symphony of Catbox and Dreams was rereleased as a two-pack with Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Hou.[4]


See the following subpages for CGs for respective arcs:


Cover Artwork[]

Dress Collection[]


External Links[]