Umineko Anime Information

December 25, 2008 at 7:39 pm 4 comments

As some of you already know, Umineko no Naku Koro ni is getting an anime adaptation in 2009 and the cast have been announced gradually.  Umineko is the next installment in the “When they cry” series after Higurashi no Naku Koro ni.  It details the mysterious murders that happen in the span of two days on Rokkenjima. The character designs have now been released.  There are currently 6 cast members revealed. They are as follows:

The production staff has also been announced.

  • Original work – Ryukishi07 / 07th Expansion (Higurashi)
  • Director – Kon Chiaki (Higurashi)
  • Series adaptation – Kawase Toshifumi (Higurashi)
  • Character design – Kikuchi Youko (Noir, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, El Cazard)
  • Animation production – Studio Deen (Higurashi, Fate/Stay Night, Jigoku Shoujo)

maria_design

Character designs and my thoughts after the jump.

Wow, the seiyuu list is pretty stacked so far. Horie Yui will make a great Maria. Uu uu. I’m very surprised by the selection of Kugi for Shannon. I guess she doesn’t want to play tsunderes all the time. Kanon’s seiyuu was Satoshi in Higurashi. Please be a good Kanon. I love his character >w<

The majority of the staff from Higurashi has carried over to Umineko. The character design is awesome. Check them out yourself!

Battler looks nice. He’d make a nice Ace Attorney. I see that they still capture his aloof side well. Where’s that picture of utter despair!?

battler1

battler2

I didn’t know Jessica’s breasts were that big. I look forward to her singing Tsurupettan.

jessica1

jessica2

Uu uu… Maria is soooo adorable! Yangire mode! Yangire mode!!! Kukukuku~

maria1

maria2

Finally, George doesn’t look fat. He looks like a caring older brother now. Must be the glasses and the tare-me. I’m jealous of Shannon.

george1

george2

Nothing too special about Shannon. I’m more interested in how Kugi voices her.

shannon1

shannon2

Kanon-kun <3 He looks so cool! Ok, I’m just a huge fan of berets. Rena says… hau~ omochikaeri~!

kanon1

kanon2

I can’t wait for the anime to come out now! >w<b  This is like an awesome Christmas present.

umineko_christmas

Remember, Episode 4 Alliance of the Golden Witch will be available at Comiket 75. Umineko Motion Graphic 3 will also be out. Here’s a sneak preview.

Umineko anime official site (JP)
Famitsu article (JP)

Entry filed under: Umineko. Tags: , , , , , .

Umineko Episode 2 – Domestic Violence and Crying Men o_O Comiket 75

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. nemuiwanko  |  December 25, 2008 at 11:18 pm

    I am definitely liking these designs. I’m very glad that George doesn’t look like Tomitake at all here! The seiyuus casted should be a great mix and I’m happy that Maria is going to be played by Horie Yuu! From Ayu to Hanyuu and now Maria ^-^ I’m exploding with excitement, I can’t wait >_<!

    Reply
  • 2. Micchi  |  December 28, 2008 at 8:06 pm

    @wanko: But now we won’t have Tomi CRUSH!

    Reply
  • 3. avisch  |  December 29, 2008 at 1:35 am

    Dude it really creeps me out how similar our posts are.
    We even have the same title.

    http://greathesit.wordpress.com/2008/12/28/umineko-anime-information/

    Character designs are indeed awesome.

    Reply
  • 4. Micchi  |  December 30, 2008 at 3:49 pm

    @avisch: Wow, you’re right. Can’t wait! In the meantime, ep4 is @_____@

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


おかえりお兄ちゃん、お姉ちゃん!

Recent News

Katahane -An'call Belle- - Jul 29th

Delays
Koi to Koisuru Utopia - Jun 24th
Omokage Railback - Sept 30th

Webclap

Thank you, nii-san!

Latest Entries

Categories

いつでもスーパー妹タイム

Authors

Micchi

Imouto sensor ON
二次元妹は至高

nemuiwanko

Building up my nendoroid army

Zen

. . .

Upcoming Eroge

Last updated: 04/28

04/28
D.S. -Dal Segno-
D.S. -Dal Segno- Wagamama High Spec
【ワガママハイスペック】応援中! Sengoku†Koihime X
PURELY×CATION
『PURELY×CATION』を応援しています! Boku no ×× wa Ryousei-tachi no Tokken Desu!
『ボク×!』を応援中! Sankaiou no Yubiwa
「珊海王の円環」応援中! Wizards Complex
Anata o Otoko ni Shite Ageru!
Onii-chan, Kiss no Junbi wa Mada Desu ka?
ISLAND
Bitch Nee-chan ga Seijun na Hazu ga Nai!
CHAOS;CHILD
Kono Koi, Seishun ni Yori.
LILYCLE Rainbow Stage!!!
Nama Love
05/01
Mayonaka Pyonpyon Cafe
05/27
Natsuiro Kokoro Log Hearts『ナツイロココロログ』応援中です! Tayutama 2
『タユタマ2 -you're the only one-』2016年5月27日発売予定! Boku to Koisuru Ponkotsu Akuma. Suggoi Ecchi!
スミレ『僕と恋するポンコツアクマ。すっごいえっち!』応援中! Liber_7
Soshite Hatsukoi ga Imouto ni Naru
ALcotハニカム「そして初恋が妹になる」応援中! Seikentsukai no Proposition
聖鍵遣いの命題《プロポジション》 Ichibun no Ni Koigokoro
天ノ葉「1分の2恋ゴコロ」 応援中♪ Pure Marriage Madoka-hen
Tarareba
タラレババナー 200px×40px WIZARD LINKS
Ruri no Ie
SkyFish 最新作『瑠璃の檻《ルリ・ノ・イエ》-DOMINATION GAME-』を応援しています!! Hanahime*Absolute!
Sakuranomori†Dreamers
Otome Riron to Sonogo no Shuuhen
Miagete Goran, Yozora no Hoshi o FINE DAYS
FLOWERS -Aki-hen-
06/24
Giniro, Haruka
Kimi to Yumemishi
laplacian『キミトユメミシ』応援中! Koi to Mahou to Kanrinin ~Unmei no Haguruma-hen~
LAMUNATION!
Otome*Domain
Koisuru Kimochi no Kasanekata FD
Yakimochi Kanojo no Ichizu na Koi
Planet Dragon
Bokura no Sekai ni Shukufuku o.
Slime Musume no Sodatekata
Koi to Koisuru Utopia
07/28
Aristear Rimain
アストロノーツ・コメット『アリスティア・リメイン』を応援しています! Koisuru Ojou-sama wa Ecchi na Hanayome
07/29
Chicchakunai mon!
『ちっちゃくないもんっ!』応援中! Senren*Banka
Ojou-sama no Hanbun wa Renai de Dekiteimasu!
Nanairo*Clip
Amatsutsumi
Shoujo Minority
Floral Flowlove
Chuuni Hime no Teikoku
Tsumikoi×2/3
BALDR HEART
Kagura Houshinka
Katahane -An'call Belle-
08/14
Nanairo Script
08/26
Yuuwaku Scramble
09/23
Sen no Hatou, Tsukisome no Kouki
09/30
Omokage Railback
Recently announced
Low Spec!?
Yuusei Tenshi Primaveil Drei
『遊聖天使プリマヴェールDrei』応援中! Ouka Sabaki
Hitotsu no Yane no, Tsubasa no Shita de
Koisuru Shimai no Sextet PLUS
Alice Muppet
Taiyou no Ko
Momoiro Guardian EX
kano-tsuku
Rance 10
Shin Koihime†Musou -Kakumei-
Yume to Iro de Dekiteiru
Harmonia
D.C.III With You
Fairytale Encore
Randoseru Syndrome
Aoiro Note
Idol School! ULTRA-ORANGE
Kami-sama Game
Saihate★Frontier
Ama no Shoujo
Natsu no Majo no Parade
Unionism Quartet A3-DAYS
Toki*Sora
Sora no Tsukurikata
Pure Marriage Sakura-hen
Pure Marriage Serika-hen
MIBURO
KARAKARA
Haruoto Alice*Gram
Corona Blossom
Bishoujo Mangekyou: Tsumi to Batsu no Shoujo
Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm -ZWEI-
Silverio Trinity
Hakoniwa Logic FD
Zettai Junshu☆New Kozukuri World
Tsukihime Remake
Majo to Ken to Sen no Tsuki
AstralAir no Shiroki Towa Finale
Gakkou no Seiiki
TRINOLINE
Kanojo*Step
DependSpace DESERT RAIN FiNALIoN Gamer's Square Getchu.com りぺあ ~Patch Library~ かめのこおらの休憩所 愚者の館 新:誠也の部屋 萌えゲーアワード
からふる ぱれっとx365 Indico lite KOGE*2 HOUSE moeyo.com MOON PHASE 雑記 インターネットラジオステーション<音泉> Steparu.com

Feeds

Thank you for visiting!

  • 3,763,600 hits since Sept 2/08


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 425 other followers

%d bloggers like this: