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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou

Synopsis: Rika Furude and her group of friends live in the small mountainous village of Hinamizawa; In June 1983, they receive the student transferred Keiichi Maebara in their ranks, making it the only boy in their group. After school, they have fun playing and spending every day living their lives to the fullest. Despite this seemingly normal routine, Keiichi begins to realize a strange behavior of his friends, who seem to be hiding the city's dark secrets.

Elsewhere, a certain person observes these increasingly disturbing events unfold and remember every time this and other similar stories have happened. Using this knowledge, this person decides to fix these broken worlds. However, when certain variables change, the individual faces a horrible achievement: they have no idea what to expect or how to stop the imminent tragedy.

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- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- FAQ
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
- Related
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Information

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Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou
  • Anime Name in Japanese: ひぐらしのなく頃に業
  • Anime Name in English: Higurashi When They Cry – Gou
  • Other names: When They Cry, Higurashi When They Cry - New, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (2020), When the Cicadas Cry, The Moment the Cicadas Cry

Production information

  • Producers: Frontier Works, Sotsu, MAGES., Tokyo MX, Infinite, BS11, Daiichi Shokai, Kadokawa, ELF-IN
  • Licensors: Funimation
  • Studios: Passione

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 24
  • Date: October 1, 2020 - March. 19, 2021 - Thursdays at 2330 (JST)
  • Genres: Horror, mystery, supernatural, suspense
  • Subjects: GORE, PSYCHOLOGICAL
  • Target: Seinen

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.201
  • Popularity: 78214

Video Trailer/Opening

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Curiosities

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  • Higurashi at Naku Koro Ni Gou is a direct continuation of the anime Higurashi at Naku Koro Ni, released in 2006.
  • The title "Gou" means "cycle" in Japanese, referring to the central theme of the series, which is the temporal cycle.
  • The anime was produced by Passione studio, in partnership with Infinite studio.
  • Higurashi's story at Naku Koro Ni Gou takes place in the same scenario as the original series, the fictional village of Hinamizawa.
  • The main characters of the original series return in Higurashi at Naku Koro Ni Gou, but with slightly different personalities and papers.
  • The anime presents a new approach to history, with elements of mystery, horror and suspense.
  • Higurashi at Naku Koro Ni Gou is based on a visual novel of the same name, released in 2002 in Japan.
  • Visual Novel author Ryukish07 is also responsible for the anime script.
  • Higurashi's soundtrack at Naku Koro Ni Gou was made up of Kenji Kawai, who also worked on the original series soundtrack.
  • The anime debuted in Japan in October 2020 and was well received by the public and critics.
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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Keiichi Maebara (Sōichirō Hoshi) - protagonist of the story, a young man who moves to the village of Hinamizawa and engages in mysterious events.
  • Rena Ryūgū (Mai Nakahara) - One of Keiichi's friends, who has a troubled past and can be emotionally unstable.
  • Mion Sonozaki (Satsuki Yukino) - Another friend of Keiichi, who is the leader of the school's Game Club and has a strong personality.
  • Shion Sonozaki (Mika Kanai) - Mion's twin sister, who lives in another city and has a more outgoing personality.
  • Satoko Hōjō (Mika Kanai) - Friend of Keiichi and younger sister of Satoshi, who mysteriously disappeared.
  • Rika Furude (Yukari Tamura) - friend of Keiichi and priestess of the local sanctuary, who seems to know more than he shows.
  • Kyōsuke Irie (Toshihiko Seki) - Hinamizawa village doctor, which plays an important role in history.
  • Jirō Tomitake (Toru Okawa) - Photographer who visits the village of Hinamizawa and gets involved in mysterious events.
  • MIYO TAKANO (Miki Itō) - Nurse who works with Dr. Irie and have an obsessive interest in the history of the village of Hinamizawa.
  • TEPPEI Hōjō (Kenji Hamada) - Uncle abusive of Satoko, who returns to the village and causes problems for the Hōjō family.

Summary and events

  1. Keiichi Maebara moves to the village of Hinamizawa and befriends her classmates, Rena Ryuuguu, Mion Sonozaki, Satoko Houjou and Rika Furude.
  2. Keiichi discovers that the village has a dark past, with an incident taking place each year at the Watanagashi festival.
  3. Keiichi begins to suspect her friends involved in the incidents and begins to investigate.
  4. Keiichi begins to have hallucinations and losing sanity.
  5. Keiichi is killed by his friends, who reveal to be possessed by a curse that forces them to sacrifice a person each year to avoid the destruction of the village.
  6. Rika Furude, who is also possessed by the curse, tries to change the destination of the village and avoid deaths.
  7. Rika discovers that the curse is linked to a government experiment conducted in the village years ago.
  8. Rika is killed by one of those involved in the experiment, but can go back in time and change the course of events.
  9. Rika can avoid deaths and the curse is broken.
  10. Rika and her friends can live in peace in the village without the threat of the curse.

What happens in the end?

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As Higurashi at Naku Koro Ni Gou is a direct continuation of the original manga, it is not possible to summarize the end of the work, as it has not yet been released. The anime is in progress and it is not yet known how the outcome of the story will be.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

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Meaning of Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou

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ひぐらしのなく頃に業
  • ひぐらし (Higurashi) - Means "cicada" in Japanese.
  • の (no) - particle of possession.
  • なく (naku) - form of the verb "naku", which means "to cry".
  • 頃 (koro) - means "time" or "season".
  • に (ni) - location particle.
  • 業 (gou) - means "karma" or "action".
The name of the anime "ひぐらしのなく頃に業" (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou) can be translated to "When the Cicadas Cry - Karma" in English. It is the continuation of the anime series "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni," which is based on a suspense and horror visual novel. The story is set in a rural village called Hinamizawa, where a series of mysterious murders occur during the annual festival. The anime explores themes such as paranoia, violence, and human nature.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Gou has a total of 24 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
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