The official YouTube channel for the Higurashi franchise has started streaming a new trailer for the upcoming 'Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku ~Outbreak~' anime. The new season is to be an adaptation of the short story 'Higurashi Outbreak' by Ryukishi07. Which is set in the same Hinamizawa village, however it has been completely sealed off due to a mysterious virus, and so Keiichi Maebara and Rena Ryugu must do their best to deal with the outbreak. The director and script supervisor Toshifumi Kawase will be taking the reins once again with directing the news season. Along with this Souchiro Hoshiro, Mai Nakahara, and Satsuki Yukino will all make a return and reprise their roles in the voice cast.