NIS America, known for publishing the Disgaea series, is currently shipping the psychological thriller Umineko: When They Cry to North American via these retailers: Right Stuf, The Anime Corner Store, Anime Pavillion, and the NISA Online Store.

Umineko: When They Cry will be sold as a premium edition Blu-Ray set in two volumes ; the first volume will include 18 episodes and retail for $79.99, while the second volume will include 8 episodes and retail for $49.99.

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Each volume includes a collectible slipcase and 28-page deluxe hardcover art book.

Umineko: When They Cry is a murder mystery anime series based on a soft visual novel series with the same name. The anime will be shipped with only the Japanese voice track with English subtitles.

Umineko is part of the When They Cry universe, which is home of the notorious Higurashi series. Seeing as how Umineko is from the same creators of Higurashi, expect a twist-filled story, some great characters, and a handful of scenes that may make you stay a wake at night.

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