The WORST Episodes of When They Cry - Higurashi
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 1, 2019
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 Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 1 - The Beginning
Season 1 - Episode 1
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.
#2 - The Dice Killing Chapter - Part 1
Season 3 - Episode 2
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.
#3 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 3 - Lies
Season 1 - Episode 7
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.
#4 - The Shame Exposing Chapter
Season 3 - Episode 1
Realizing that he forgot to pack his bathing suit while rushing to meet his friends at the pool, Keiichi borrows a pair of trunks from Mion's uncle, who claims that these trunks have the magical ability to make women attracted to whoever writes their name on them.
#5 - The Disaster Awakening Chapter - Part 2 - Powerlessness
Season 2 - Episode 3
The gang goes to visit the festival site during the preparations and later participates in a baseball game. Meanwhile, Satoko worries about Rika's depression and tries to confront her about it.
#6 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 3 - File No. 34
Season 1 - Episode 24
While studying Takano's scrapbooks, Rena starts to uncover the the truth behind Oyashiro-sama's curse and Hinamizawa's dark past.
#7 - The Festival Accompanying Chapter - Part 7 - Trap
Season 2 - Episode 20
Rika gathers her allies and starts to make plans, while obtaining more information about the enemy and those supporting their ambitions.
#8 - The Time Wasting Chapter - Part 1 - Hinamizawa
Season 1 - Episode 14
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.
#9 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 1 - Older Brother
Season 1 - Episode 9
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.
#10 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 2 - A Place to Return to
Season 1 - Episode 23
Rena learns of Rina's plot, and a confrontation at the deserted garbage dump triggers another disastrous chain of events.
#11 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 4 - Earth Invasion
Season 1 - Episode 25
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.
#12 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 2 - Bond
Season 1 - Episode 10
Satoko has been absent from school, and Keiichi starts to worry about her family situation after discovering the cause of her absence.
#13 - The Disaster Awakening Chapter - Part 1 - Playing Tag
Season 2 - Episode 2
The gang plays a game of "zombie tag" at school, and on the way home, Keiichi learns of Oyashiro-sama's curse and the mysterious Hinamizawa serial murders.
#14 - The Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 2 - The Secret
Season 1 - Episode 2
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.
#15 - The Atonement Chapter - Part 5 - Retake
Season 1 - Episode 26
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?
#16 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 1 - Jealousy
Season 1 - Episode 5
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.
#17 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 2 - Takano
Season 1 - Episode 6
The day for the Cotton Drifting Festival has arrived, and during Rika's ritual performance, Keiichi is taken to see the sacred festival storehouse.
#18 - The Cotton Drifting Chapter - Part 4 - Wish
Season 1 - Episode 8
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.
#19 - The Daybreak Chapter
Season 3 - Episode 5
During a picnic with Keiichi, Rena accidentally swallows one of the mysterious "Fuwazaru Magatama" which falls from the sky, and begins acting lovesick.
#20 - The Festival Accompanying Chapter - Part 3 - The Beginning of the End
Season 2 - Episode 16
As Hanyu hopelessly watches the cruel events that occur during the dam incident, she and Rika eagerly await the arrival of the one person who will be the key in bringing an end to the enemy's intentions.
#21 - The Festival Accompanying Chapter - Part 6 - Opening
Season 2 - Episode 19
Hanyu is physically introduced into the world as a transfer student to the Hinamizawa school. After a brief meeting with Takano and Tomitake, she remembers the past worlds and informs Rika of the enemy's intentions.
#22 - The Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter - Part 3 - Suspicion
Season 1 - Episode 3
Delving further into the mysteries surrounding the village, Keiichi's paranoia grows after he starts to suspect that someone might be after his life.
#23 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 3 - Boundary
Season 1 - Episode 11
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.
#24 - The Time Wasting Chapter - Part 2 - Omen
Season 1 - Episode 15
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.
#25 - The Curse Killing Chapter - Part 4 - Something Lost
Season 1 - Episode 12
After strange encounters with Takano, Dr. Irie, and Inspector Oishi, Keiichi starts to question whether the previous night's incident actually occurred.