[April Fools] When They Cry 5: Collaboration no Naku Koro ni Unveiled


Today at 07th Party, Ryukishi07 himself has finally revealed details on the next game in the When They Cry series! When They Cry 5’s official tital is ‘Collaboration no Naku Koro ni’ or ‘When the Collaborations Cry’, and is the first game in the When They Cry series to showcase a collaborative effort from a large pool of developers!

Bernkastel and Lambdadelta will be reprising their roles from Umineko for this game, and they will be joined by deductive minds from a wide selection of fictional universes, locked together in a gameboard of mutual killing, where the only hope of survival is determine the culprit behind each murder through a clash of red and blue. But don’t give up. Only you can stand up to this.


The full confirmed roster of characters is as follows:

Bernkastel - Umineko no Naku Koro ni
Phi - Zero Escape Series
Watase Kasasagi - Root Double -Before Crime * After Days-
Kaede Akamatsu - New Danganronpa V3: Minna no Koroshiai Shingakki
Miles Edgeworth - Ace Attorney Series
Victorique de Bloise - GOSICK
Hildibrand Helidor Maximillian Manderville - Final Fantasy XIV
David Young - D4 Dark Dreams Don’t Die
Miyoko Anzai - THE [email protected]: Cinderella Girls
Naoto Shirogane - Persona 4
Mio Nishizono - Little Busters!
Kyle Hyde - Hotel Dusk: Room 215 & Last Window: The Secret of Cape West
Lambdadelta - Umineko no Naku Koro ni

The opportunity to witness an all-star cast of deductive minds pitted together in a battle of wits is surely something When They Cry fans will be excited to hear about. Which character do you believe will be the first to commit murder, and who will ultimately emerge victorious? Let the speculation begin!


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