Announcement followed news about novels hitting North America
On the heels of the announcement that Viz's
Along with this,Sentai Filmworks licensed When They Cry (aka Higurashi ga Naku Koro ni), the anime adaptation of 07thExpansion's rural horror/mystery doujin visual novel series'
When They Cry was originally acquired by Geneon. FUNimation acquired the distribution license to the show with the other Geneon titles in 2008 after Geneon ceased to distribute titles in North America, but subsquently let the properly lapse.