A new When They Cry (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) anime project has begun, Famitsu reports. Akio Watanabe is doing the character designs, while Passione is handling the animation duties. No word yet about a broadcast date in Japan or internationally.
Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.