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Higurashi: When They Cry

Higurashi: When They Cry

Apr 05, 2006 24m JP
7.9
132 votes
  • Animation
  • Drama
  • Mystery

Synopsis

After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had occurred in Hinamizawa. From this point on, horrific events unfold in front of Keiichi, as he soon learns his close friends may not be all that they seem. Based on the amateur mystery game by 07th Expansion, the story is told in a series of different scenarios.

Title Higurashi: When They Cry
First Air Date Apr 05, 2006
Last Air Date Aug 21, 2009
Episodes 55
Seasons 3
Companies Studio Deen
Keywords sadism, mass murder, village, rain, trauma, gore, baseball bat, harem, horror, beaten to death, murder, psychic power, rampage, psychological thriller, torture, fear, psychic, rage, witness to murder, dungeon, psycho killer, adult animation, psycho, folklore, bloodbath, needle, brunette, 1980s, traumatic experience, anime
Soichiro Hoshi

Soichiro Hoshi

Keiichi Maebara (voice)
Mai Nakahara

Mai Nakahara

Rena Ryuuguu (voice)
Satsuki Yukino

Satsuki Yukino

Mion Sonozaki (voice) / Shion Sonozaki (voice)
Mika Kanai

Mika Kanai

Satoko Houjou (voice)
Yukari Tamura

Yukari Tamura

Rika Furude (voice)
Yui Horie

Yui Horie

Hanyu (voice)