The WORST Episodes of When They Cry - Higurashi
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 31, 2020
Network: Kansai TV
Life couldn't be better for Keiichi Maebara. He’s just moved to the rural village of Hinamizawa and befriended four classmates — his life in the little village has been peaceful. One day, when he happens upon a story about a grisly local murder, his contentment turns to uneasiness as he finds himself drawn into a disturbing web of mystery that involves his newfound friends and threatens his very life.
#1 - The Dice Killing Chapter - Part 1
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 25, 2009
Now that she and her friends are finally free from the eternally repeating tragedies of June 1983, Rika has a new lease on life. While biking with her friends, Rika carelessly collides with an oncoming truck. When she awakens, she finds herself in another Hinamizawa.
#2 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 3 - Lies
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired May 17, 2006
Keiichi indirectly confesses to Rika about sneaking into the forbidden shrine, and he fears his admission may have put Rika and Satako's lives in danger.
#3 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 1 - Jealousy
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 3, 2006
Keiichi meets his friends in town to win prizes at a card game. Afterwards, at a restaurant, he is surprised to see Mion as a waitress, and even more surprised to find out it's not actually Mion.
#4 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 1 - Older Brother
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired May 31, 2006
When Keiichi's parents leave for Tokyo for a few days, Satoko and Rika offer to help him around the house and he learns about the mysterious disappearance of Satoko's older brother, Satoshi.
#5 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 2 - Takano
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 10, 2006
The day for the Cotton Drifting Festival has arrived, and during Rika's ritual performance, Keiichi is taken to see the sacred festival storehouse.
#6 - The Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 1 - The Beginning
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 5, 2006
Keiichi Maebara, a student who recently moved into the village of Hinamizawa, is invited by his new friends at school to join their club. But while searching for treasure at a garbage dump, he discovers the village is not as peaceful as it seems.
#7 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 2 - Bond
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 7, 2006
Satoko has been absent from school, and Keiichi starts to worry about her family situation after discovering the cause of her absence.
#8 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 3 - Borderline
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 14, 2006
Following Satoko’s disturbing panic attack in the classroom, Keiichi’s concern for her well-being grows to the point where he plans to take matters into his own hands.
#9 - The Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 2 - The Secret
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 12, 2006
The Cotton Drifting Festival is coming up and everyone goes to have a day of fun. During the festival, Keiichi gets separated from everyone and he meets Tomitake the photographer again, who later tells him more about the shocking past of Hinamizawa.
#10 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 1 - Happiness
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 30, 2006
After a day of summer fun, Rena goes to the garbage dump, where she begins to remember things from her troubling family background.
#11 - The Daybreak Chapter
Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 21, 2009
During a picnic with Keiichi, Rena accidentally swallows one of the mysterious "Fuwazaru Magatama" which falls from the sky, and begins acting lovesick.
#12 - The Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 3 - Suspicion
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 19, 2006
Delving further into the mysteries surrounding the village, Keiichi's paranoia grows after he starts to suspect that someone might be after his life.
#13 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 4 - Wish
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 24, 2006
The truth behind the recent incidents and the dark origins of Hinamizawa finally start to unravel as Keiichi and Rena decide to confront their suspect.
#14 - The Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 4 - Disturbance
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 26, 2006
Unnerved by Rena and Mion's menacing behavior, Keiichi begins to distance himself from his former friends — but it might already be too late.
#15 - The Time Wasting Chapter - Part 2 - Sign
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Jul 12, 2006
Mamoru and Oishi discover some important clues, and head to the district of Takatsudo to continue the search for the Cabinet Minister's son. Little do they know, there are much more sinister forces at work.
#16 - The Time Wasting Chapter - Part 1 - Hinamizawa
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 5, 2006
Four years ago, during the Hinamizawa dam incident, young police investigator Mamoru Akasaka comes to the village to investigate a child kidnapping, where he meets young Rika.
#17 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 3 - Document 34
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 13, 2006
While studying Takano's scrapbooks, Rena starts to uncover the the truth behind Oyashiro-sama's curse and Hinamizawa's dark past.
#18 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 4 - Earth Invasion
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 20, 2006
By discovering the truth behind Oyashiro-sama's curse, Rena has become a target of one of the Three Great Families, and she decides to go into hiding.
#19 - The Eye Opening Chapter - Part 3 - Oni's.Blood.Line
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Aug 2, 2006
When Shion decides to investigate Satoshi's disappearance, she meets Takano at the library, who tells her more about the dark history of Hinamizawa. The very next year, the past begins to repeat itself.
#20 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 4 - Lost Item
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 21, 2006
After strange encounters with Takano, Dr. Irie, and Inspector Oishi, Keiichi starts to question whether the previous night's incident actually occurred.
#21 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 5 - Retake
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 27, 2006
Rena has returned, but not for the right reasons, as she causes a serious crisis at the school, and demands the police investigate the Three Great Families' connection to Oyashiro-sama's curse. What will become of Keiichi and his friends?
#22 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 2 - Place to Return
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 6, 2006
Rena learns of Rina's plot, and a confrontation at the deserted garbage dump triggers another disastrous chain of events.
#23 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 5 - Apology
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 28, 2006
When Keiichi heads to Satoko's house and finds her in need of medical attention, he becomes convinced that Oyashiro-sama's curse may be the cause of all these recent misfortunes.
#24 - The Eye Opening Chapter - Part 4 - Revenge
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Aug 9, 2006
Shion overhears a conversation between Mion and her grandmother and begins to suspect her family may be involved in the recent events.
#25 - The Eye Opening Chapter - Part 6 - Condemnation
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Aug 23, 2006
Shion tricks Keiichi into thinking that he may have put his friends in danger. However, when he figures out the truth, Shion is confronted by Keiichi and Rena.