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"Umineko no Naku Koro ni" ("Umineko: When They Cry") is the third game in the "When They Cry" murder mystery series by 07th Expansion. For the earlier games in the series, see [higurashi-no-naku-koro-ni].

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What do witches say when they refuse a repetition request (復唱 要求)? [closed]

For example Episode 18, Eva-Beatrice refuses a repetition request by saying 'I refuse!' Sounds like 'kyohi suru wa'. In episode 9, Beatrice says 'I refuse.' Sounds like 'kyohi suru'. In episode 14, ...
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Where can I read plot summaries for each chapter of the Umineko manga, specifically Umineko Chiru the answer arcs? Or for the VNs?

For the Umineko anime, of course you can see the plot previews on wikipedia. The plot summaries for the anime are all in the fandom. Just click on episode title, and voila. For manga, there's a list ...
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In the Alliance manga, how does Battler untangle Eva-Beatrice's web of red truth from Banquet?

In the Alliance VN and anime, Battler argues, resp, (see here and here) However, their deaths were not proclaimed in red at the instant Doctor Nanjo died. Strictly speaking, it was in the fight ...
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How can Battler accept that the closed room definition applies without red truth?

In VN episode 3 / arc 3 Banquet of the Golden Witch or episode 14 of the anime, Battler asks Beatrice if the parlor where Shannon died satisfies Beatrice's closed room definition. Beatrice confirms ...
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What's up with these 2 versions of Umineko? There's something about 'original' and then 'console'

Left from here, and right from here: According to the fandom page for each character, there's something about original vs console eg for the Battler page: But when I look up 'original' or 'console' ...
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What do the 3 or 4 question marks (???) or (????) mean?

I see these 4 question marks when I read about Umineko (and I think Higurashi) usually on the fandom. (I can't remember where, but I think I've seen ??? and ???? outside the fandom too.) Eg 1. The ...
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What is Battler saying in Japanese whenever e asks a witch to repeat something (in red)?

It sounds like 'shoyukyu'. For example, here, in episode 18 of the anime (part of the 3rd arc of the anime, which corresponds to the 3rd episode of the VN Banquet of the Golden Witch), Battler (or ...
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In the 3rd game when Eva calls Hideyoshi as a witness, what's the point if there's no red truth?

In the anime (episode 18, part of the 3rd arc of the anime which corresponds to the 3rd episode of the VN Banquet of the Golden Witch): Hideyoshi is called as a witness and says I spent the whole ...
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How does Ange kill them?

Spoilers for Umineko 4th arc Alliance of the Golden Witch (of either anime, manga or VNs), the answers for which spoil future arcs. What's the non-magic explanation/version/'interpretation' of how ...
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Web of red truth untangled in finale: Does the anime make an adaptation mistake for the last part of the Eva-Beatrice thing?

I refer to VN Episode 4 Alliance of the Golden Witch and the anime finale. In the anime finale, Battler's solution to the murder of Dr Nanjo in VN Episode 3 Banquet (anime episodes 17-18) is During ...
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Web of red truth: Why does Eva-Beatrice say something in red but something else in white?

Huge spoilers for Umineko No Naku Koro Ni anime and visual novel/manga. Cross-posted: https://scifi.stackexchange.com/questions/261589/web-of-red-truth-why-does-eva-beatrice-say-something-in-red-but-...
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How are Higurashi and Umineko related?

I haven't watched Higurashi and am a bit hesitant to do so after seeing some clips of it and I haven't gotten around to watching Umineko but I've been wondering: apart from the obvious in how they ...
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Is the Umineko ED used elsewhere?

Recently, I have started watching Umineko no naku koro ni (When the Seagulls Cry) and I found the ending song (YouTube link) of this anime very familiar and similar to a song I have heard before in ...
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Am I missing an entry in the Higurashi series?

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni and Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai both say "Welcome to Hinamizawa..." and "WHEN THEY CRY..." on the cover. Umineko no Naku Koro Ni says "Welcome to Rokkenjima" and "WHEN ...
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