Umineko no Naku Koro ni
|Title||Umineko no Naku Koro ni|
|Aliases||When They Cry 3, When The Seagulls Cry|
|Length||Very long (> 50 hours)|
|Developer||07th Expansion & Alchemist|
|Publishers||07th Expansion & Hobibox & Alchemist & Kaga Create Co. & Aibee & MangaGamer & Entergram, Inc.|
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|Related anime||[DB-ANN] Umineko no Naku Koro ni (TV Series, 2009)|
Umineko no Naku Koro ni takes place in the year 1986 during the time frame of October 4 and October 5 on a secluded island named Rokkenjima (六軒島). The head of a wealthy family named Kinzō Ushiromiya, who lives on and owns Rokkenjima, is near death, and eleven of his family members arrive on the island to discuss how Kinzō's assets will be divided once he is dead. Also on the island are five of Kinzō's servants, and his personal physician. After the eleven family members arrive, a typhoon traps them on the island and shortly after people start to get mysteriously murdered.
|Ushiromiya Battler右代宮 戦人O|
|Hair||Parted to Side, Red, Short, Spiky, Spiky Bangs, Straight|
|Body||Pale, Slim, Tall, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Cross Design, Jacket, Necktie, Shirt, Suit, Trousers|
|Personality||Hotblooded, Ore, Outgoing, Proactive, Rebellious, Smart, Stubborn|
|Role||Cousin, Grandson, Hero, Non-blood-related Son, Older Brother, Son|
|Engages in||Investigation, Planning|
|Voiced by||Ono Daisuke|
Battler is Rudolf's son. Although stubborn and hotheaded, he is a very compassionate young man. He tends to flirt with young women and has a perpetual fear of "shaky" transportation, thinking he may fall out of a plane or boat depending on the turbulence.
|Gouda Toshiro郷田 俊朗B|
|Hair||Black, No Bangs, Short|
|Body||Adult, Muscular, Pale, Tall|
|Clothes||Bow Tie, Pocket Square, Suit|
|Voiced by||Bifu Hitoshi|
Gohda is the head cook of Kinzo's mansion. Unlike the other servants in the mansion, he had been hired by Krauss and Natsuhi. Due to this, his rank is very low. He is extremely proud of his culinary skills.
|Hair||Black, Curtained, Parted to Side, Short, Sidehair, Spiky Bangs, Straight|
|Body||Androgynous, Average Height, Pale, Slim, Teen|
|Clothes||Beret, Cuffs, Shirt, Shorts, Tie Pin|
|Personality||Boku, Low Self-esteem, Opposite Gender Voiced, Reserved|
|Engages in||Cleaning, Gardening|
|Voiced by||Kobayashi Yuu|
Kanon is a young servant of Kinzo's mansion. He is a serious and fervent servant, carrying out his master's orders thoroughly.
|Kumasawa Chiyo熊沢 チヨA|
|Hair||Grey, No Bangs|
|Body||Old, Pale, Short|
|Personality||Funny, Kind, Outgoing|
|Engages in||Cleaning, Cooking, Teasing|
|Voiced by||Hatori Yasuko|
Kumasawa is a part-time worker who assists with domestic chores in Kinzo's mansion. She often shirks her responsibilities and likes to tell stories and jokes, especially outrageous ones involving mackerel.
|Nanjo Terumasa南條 輝正O|
|Hair||Bald, Moustache, White|
|Clothes||Lab Coat, Necktie, Shirt, Trousers, Vest|
|Role||Father, Friend, Grandfather, Medical Doctor|
|Voiced by||Ishizumi Akihiko|
Nanjo is Kinzo's personal physician and close friend. He is also Kinzo's opponent in chess. He is one of the few people Kinzo, who has grown fanatical in his suspicions, opens his heart to. He has a bighearted disposition, and has come to the island for a long time, never getting upset by Kinzo's hot temper. He owned a clinic on Niijima, the island closest to Rokkenjima, but he resigned in favor of his son Masayuki.
|Ronoue Genji呂ノ上 源次A|
|Body||Old, Pale, Slim|
|Clothes||Bow Tie, Jacket, Pocket Square, Suit, Trousers|
|Personality||Loyal, Stoic, Strict|
|Voiced by||Funaki Masato|
Genji is the head butler of Kinzo's mansion. He is the person Kinzo trusts the most.
|Hair||Brown, Parted to Side, Shoulder-length|
|Body||Average Height, Pale, Slim, Tattoo, Young-adult|
|Personality||Clumsy, Hardworker, Kind, Naive, Reserved, Watashi|
|Role||Friend, Girlfriend, Maid, Orphan|
|Voiced by||Kugimiya Rie|
Shannon is a young maid of Kinzo's mansion. She has a habit of making mistakes and blunders when she is nervous, despite being an extremely talented and hardworking servant.
|Ushiromiya Eva右代宮 絵羽A|
|Hair||Blunt Bangs, Brown, Bun, Sidehair|
|Body||Adult, Pale, Slim, Tattoo|
|Clothes||Bracelet, Chinese Dress, Decorative Belt, Earrings, Evening Gloves, Hair Tie|
|Personality||Arrogant, Cautious, Cruel, Selfish, Sharp-tongued, Sly, Strict, Watashi|
|Role||Aunt, Daughter, Full Sister, Mother, Older Sister, Younger Sister|
|Engages in||Cooking, Martial Arts, Sarcasm, Teasing|
|Voiced by||Itou Miki|
Kinzo's second child and eldest daughter. Eva is hostile towards her older brother Krauss out of discontent for her family's patriarchal tradition, which places her in a position inferior to her brother in the family hierarchy, and constantly attempts to upstage him by all means. She rallies her younger siblings against Krauss to try and extort money out of him, though with limited success. She is skilled in various forms of martial arts, and is said to be excellent at cooking.
|Ushiromiya George右代宮 譲治B|
|Hair||Black, Curtained, Parted in Middle, Short, Straight|
|Body||Average Height, Pale, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Glasses, Jacket, Necktie, Pocket Square, Shirt, Suit, Trousers, Vest|
|Personality||Boku, Hardworker, Kind, Reserved|
|Role||Boyfriend, Cousin, Grandson, Son|
|Engages in||Martial Arts|
|Subject of||Arranged Marriage|
|Voiced by||Suzumura Ken'ichi|
Eva and Hideyoshi's son. He is the oldest of Kinzo's grandchildren, and an exceptional and diligent young adult. He was brought up by Eva specifically with the family headship in mind, works at his father's company as an apprentice, and is a skilled martial artist like his mother. He respects his parents greatly, though he admittedly finds his mother overbearing.
|Ushiromiya Hideyoshi右代宮 秀吉B|
|Hair||Black, Moustache, Short|
|Body||Adult, Overweight, Pale|
|Personality||Carefree, Hardworker, Kansai-ben|
|Role||Father, Husband, Uncle, White-collar Worker|
|Voiced by||Hirose Masashi|
Eva's husband. Hideyoshi is a very jovial man whose cheerful nature manages to tone down the tension between the siblings during their various meetings. Having lost his family in World War II, he willingly adopted the name "Ushiromiya" when he married Eva. He is the successful president of a chain of fast food restaurants, but seeks Kinzo's fortune due to people trying to buy all the shares in his company.
|Ushiromiya Jessica右代宮 朱志香O|
|Hair||Blond, Ponytail, Spiky Bangs, Wavy|
|Body||Average Height, Pale, Young-adult|
|Clothes||Jacket, Miniskirt, Necktie|
|Personality||Energetic, Outgoing, Short-tempered, Tomboy, Tsundere, Watashi|
|Role||Cousin, Daughter, Granddaughter, High School Student, Student Council President|
|Voiced by||Inoue Marina|
Krauss and Natsuhi's daughter. Although Jessica is the heiress of the Ushiromiya family after her father, she is an energetic and tomboyish young woman who lacks the more refined behavior expected of such a role. Due to her rebellious nature, she is resentful of her parents for the pressures they place on her regarding the family headship, but still shows concern for them.
|Ushiromiya Kinzo右代宮 金蔵O|
|Hair||Beard, Moustache, Short, White|
|Body||Old, Pale, Tall|
|Personality||Cruel, Hardworker, Short-tempered, Strict, Stubborn|
|Role||Father, Grandfather, Head of Household, Wealthy|
|Engages in||Alcohol Abuse, Drinking|
Kinzo is the elderly head of the Ushiromiya family and the owner of Rokkenjima. He holds his children in contempt, viewing them as vultures ready to feast on his inheritance as soon as he died (or at least when word of his death spread out). He would rarely leave his large study, which contains various commodities such as a bed and bathroom.
|Ushiromiya Krauss右代宮 蔵臼O|
|Body||Adult, Average Height, Muscular, Pale, Tall|
|Personality||Arrogant, Selfish, Sly, Strict|
|Role||Father, Husband, Older Brother, Son, Uncle, White-collar Worker|
|Engages in||Boxing, Sarcasm, Teasing|
|Voiced by||Kosugi Juurouta|
Kinzo's first child and eldest son. He is the current heir of the Ushiromiya family, and leads the family conference on Kinzo's behalf. He is a real estate investor and plans to turn Rokkenjima into a resort, but has wasted most of his funds due to poor marketing and business decisions.
|Ushiromiya Kyrie右代宮 霧江A|
|Hair||Parted to Side, Short, White|
|Body||Adult, Pale, Slim|
|Clothes||Belt, Coat, Necktie, Suit|
|Personality||Cautious, Smart, Watashi|
|Role||Mother, Non-blood-related Mother, Wife|
|Voiced by||Tanaka Atsuko|
Kyrie is Rudolf's second wife. She is also one of Rudolf's business partners, always assisting him in shady dealings and keeping him in line when he gets out of hand. Kyrie and Battler have bonded more as close friends with a sibling-like relationship rather than mother and son. She has a "flip the chessboard" mentality to work out mental problems, and influences Battler in this regard.
|Ushiromiya Maria右代宮 真里亞O|
|Hair||Bob Cut, Brown, Shoulder-length, Sidehair, Straight, V Bangs|
|Body||Kid, Pale, Short, Slim|
|Clothes||Clothing with Ribbons, Crown, Dress, Shirt|
|Personality||Chuunibyou, Honest, Made-up Words, Naive, Short-tempered, Stubborn, Third Person, Word Repetition|
|Role||Cousin, Daughter, Granddaughter, Lonely|
|Voiced by||Horie Yui|
Maria is Rosa's daughter. She has a long-standing habit of uttering "ūū" (うーうー?) whenever excited or upset. She is very honest and naïve, as shown by her tendency to easily believe lies and take jokes very seriously. While she loves her mother, Maria subconsciously resents that Rosa's long and frequent absences have made her lonely and wishes Rosa would spend more time with her.
|Ushiromiya Natsuhi右代宮 夏妃A|
|Hair||Brown, Long, Sidehair, Side Tail, Spiky Bangs, Wavy|
|Body||Adult, Average Height, Pale, Slim|
|Personality||Confident, Emotional, Protective, Refined, Strict, Watakushi|
|Role||Aunt, Mother, Rival, Wife|
|Voiced by||Shinohara Emi|
Krauss' wife. Born into a family of Shinto priests, Natsuhi discarded her old life when she married into the Ushiromiya family. She is a very proud woman who holds her new family's name in high regard, and is in charge of managing the family head house and family conferences. However, her efforts are undervalued by her husband, and she is often afflicted with headaches.
|Ushiromiya Rosa右代宮 楼座O|
|Hair||Blunt Bangs, Brown, Hime Cut, Long, Straight|
|Body||Average Height, Pale, Young-adult|
|Role||Aunt, Daughter, Divorcee, Mother, White-collar Worker, Younger Sister|
|Voiced by||Koshimizu Ami|
Rosa is Kinzo's fourth child. As the youngest of her siblings, she has the least influence at the family conference. Her husband abandoned her shortly before the birth of her daughter and only child, Maria.
|Ushiromiya Rudolf右代宮 留弗夫O|
|Hair||Brown, Short, Slicked Back|
|Eyes||Black, Brown, Hosome|
|Body||Adult, Olive, Tall|
|Clothes||Necktie, Pocket Square, Suit|
|Personality||Carefree, Hardworker, Outgoing, Womanizer|
|Role||Father, Full Brother, Husband, Son, White-collar Worker, Widower|
|Voiced by||Koyama Rikiya|
Rudolf is Kinzo's third child. He was known as a philanderer in his youth and had impregnated his business partner and old girlfriend Kyrie before he married his first wife Asumu. After Asumu's death, he immediately remarried with Kyrie, leading to a falling out with his son Battler, who ran away from home to his maternal grandparents for six years.