The BEST Episodes of Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021
Network: Tokyo MX
New kid Keiichi Maebara is settling into his new home of peaceful Hinamizawa village. Making quick friends with the girls from his school, he's arrived in time for the big festival of the year. But something about this isolated town seems "off," and his feelings of dread continue to grow. With a gnawing fear that he's right, what dark secrets could this small community be hiding?
#3 - Demon-Deceiving Chapter, Part 3
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 15, 2020
After the Watanagashi performance, Keiichi is led down to the stream by Rena. As Rena expresses her gratitude to Oyashiro-sama, the village's guardian deity, Keiichi follows her example and sets adrift cotton. The next day, a detective who calls himself Ooishi arrives at Keiichi's side...
#4 - Demon-Deceiving Chapter, Part 4
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 22, 2020
Doubts and suspicions are growing day by day, and Keiichi is unable to meet Rena when she comes to pick him up in the morning, so he misses school. However, Keiichi is conflicted because he wants to trust his friend Rena, but an unexpected person calls out to him.
#5 - Cotton-Deceiving Chapter, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 29, 2020
One day in June 1983, Keiichi is summoned to Okinomiya by a phone call from his friends, Mion and Rena. Keiichi enjoys a game tournament as part of his club activities, and as a reward for his participation, he receives an unexpected gift.
#6 - Cotton-Deceiving Chapter, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 5, 2020
It was Shion and the residents of Hinamizawa who saved Keiichi from being harassed by the delinquents. Shion tells a bewildered Keiichi about the history of unity in Hinamizawa village, a tradition passed down from generation to generation, in which the village fought the dam construction project and won.
#7 - Cotton-Deceiving Chapter, Part 3
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 12, 2020
Keiichi, who was invited by Shion to escape from the cotton-washing dedication performance, sneaks into the inviolable ritual hall at the suggestion of Takano, who he met by chance. There, Keiichi is told the horrifying folklore of Hinamizawa.
#8 - Cotton-Deceiving Chapter, Part 4
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 19, 2020
Keiichi, who regrets having entered the ritual hall, is frightened that he may also be hidden by demons like Takano and Tomitake. Meanwhile, a new missing person appears following the village mayor.
#9 - Curse-Deceiving Chapter, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 26, 2020
Due to a minor argument, Keiichi decides to have a cooking competition with Satoko. When he fails to cook at home, Satoko and Rika help him out, and he catches a glimpse of Satoko's homely side that she doesn't usually show.
#10 - Curse-Deceiving Chapter, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 3, 2020
Knowing Satoko's painful past, Keiichi becomes more concerned about Satoko than ever before. One day, Satoko suddenly misses school. Keiichi and his friends are trying to hear from Rika...
#11 - Curse-Deceiving Chapter, Part 3
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 10, 2020
Keiichi and his friends can't do anything about Satoko who suddenly gets upset and cries. In order to save our dear friends, we will seek out what we can do and clash each other's claims.
#12 - Curse-Deceiving Chapter, Part 4
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 17, 2020
At Keiichi's call, a large number of people are rushing in front of the child guidance center. With the cooperation of Irie and Tomitake as well as the school, Keiichi continues to appeal to save Satoko.
#13 - Curse-Deceiving Chapter, Part 5
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 24, 2020
In order to save Satoko, Hinamizawa Village is united as the Onigabuchi Death Guard Alliance after reimbursing the connection with the Hojo clan that has continued from the dam project. However, Oishi has appeared in front of such Keiichi us.
#14 - Cat-Deceiving Chapter, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 7, 2021
With the success of Keiichi and others, Satoko was rescued from her uncle Teppei. The future led by the dice of fate seemed to be heading towards the end that Rika longed for ...
#15 - Cat-Deceiving Chapter, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 14, 2021
Rika decides to confront the fate of the tragedy only five more times. In the next world, Rika visits a toy store in Okinomiya with members of club activities and reunites with a nostalgic person.
#16 - Cat-Deceiving Chapter, Part 3
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jan 21, 2021
What I wish for is just a little happiness. Everyday scenery that you should have had once. Entrusted the hope of Ichiru, Rika has opened my eyes at the end of the world ── .
#18 - Village-Destroying Chapter, Part 1
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 4, 2021
June, 1983. Higurashi no Naku's voice is drowned out by the sound of the ritual that is heard someday, and the never-ending roar turns into the joy of victory. And time is, to June of 1984 years ── .
#19 - Village-Destroying Chapter, Part 2
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 11, 2021
Satoko, who enjoyed her happy life in Hinamizawa Village, is told by Rika that she has a dream that she has kept in her heart for many years. Although it was Satoko confused a sudden confession ....
#20 - Village-Destroying Chapter, Part 3
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 18, 2021
After gaining a new life at St. Lucia's school, which she had longed for, Rika becomes a popular student at the school. On the other hand, Satoko, who couldn't keep up with her studies due to the school spirit, was spending her daily supplementary lessons.
#21 - Village-Destroying Chapter, Part 4
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 25, 2021
Satoko, who steps into the ritual hall to be invited by something, is suddenly wrapped in a divine glow. Satoko opens her eyes and finds herself standing in an unworldly place.
#23 - Village-Destroying Chapter, Part 6
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 11, 2021
Satoko took a tremendous amount of time to understand all the factors surrounding Hinamizawa Village. However, without Satoko's knowledge, small distortions began to appear in the pieces...
#24 - Village-Destroying Chapter, Part 7
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Mar 18, 2021
Hinamizawa was losing its former appearance due to the power brought by Eua. Eventually, the influence will extend to a certain person... This is a story about the "karma" of a girl who has become a non-human thing...
#25 - Demon-Revealing Chapter: Part 1
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 1, 2021
June of 1983. Keiichi, who moved to Hinamizawa, enjoyed a new life with Rena who lived in the village. One day in June, Rena notices that her father's attitude is awkward, and makes her distrustful.