Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Original creator: Seventh Expansion

Animation studio: Studio DEEN

Japanese title: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (When the Cicadas Cry)

English adaption title: When They Cry - Higurashi

Genres: Mystery, Horror, Supernatural

Original air dates:
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (season 1): April 2006 - September 2006
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai (season 2): July 2007 - December 2007

Number of episodes: 50
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (season 1): 24
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai (season 2): 26


Every year the small, rural village of Hinamizawa experiences incidents of brutal murder and death. Whether it's the curse of the village's spirit deity or some secret, man-made conspiracy, neither the police nor the village leaders can unravel the mysteries. But strangely, a group of the village's school children end up getting closer and closer to discovering the truth...

Picture Gallery

At the beach!

Rika and Hanyu

Rika and Satoko in cute outfits ^^

Merry Christmas!

All the girls in adorable outfits ^_^

Blog Posts

07/15/07: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai eps 1 to 2 review

10/03/06: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni: Revelations of the last episodes

YouTube Videos

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Casey and Friends

A hilarious parody of what might happen if 4Kids dubbed Higurashi XD

Hinamizawa Killers

An intense Higurashi AMV!

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