Episodes (24)

S01E01 · Reunion

Jul 05, 2007

Mamoru Akasaka, Oishi and the assistant visit the abandoned village in 2007. They learn about the Great Hinamizawa Disaster that decimated the town and the connection to Miyo's File No. 34.

Disaster awakening chapter part one: Playing tag
S01E02 · Disaster awakening chapter part one: Playing tag

Jul 12, 2007

Back in 1983, the club participates in a game of 'zombie tag'. On their way home, they run into Irie, Tomitake and Miyo, who tell Keiichi about the past murders.

S01E03 · Muryoku

Jul 19, 2007

Satoko attempts to help Rika, but she denies that anything is wrong. That night, Satoko discovers Rika arguing with a mysterious voice and telling her she will die, and that there is nothing that either of them can do.

Yotei chôwa
S01E04 · Yotei chôwa

Jul 26, 2007

During the festival, Rika fails to warn Tomitake of his imminent death. Satoko is convinced that a mysterious man is following her and Rika around.

Hinamizawa dai saigai
S01E05 · Hinamizawa dai saigai

Aug 02, 2007

Rika hides Satoko in the house.

Meiro no hôsoku
S01E06 · Meiro no hôsoku

Aug 09, 2007

Rika begins a new world with Hanyu.

Unmei no kaekata
S01E07 · Unmei no kaekata

Aug 16, 2007

Influenced by Keiichi's encouragement, and the fact her friends are starting to avoid doing the same mistakes by remembering glimpses of what they could have done, Rika decides to find a way to prevent her own ominous destiny.

S01E08 · Yuragi

Aug 23, 2007

Rika's plans are hindered by the appearance of Teppei, who continues to abuse Satoko. Keiichi and the rest of the gang decide to find a way to release Satoko, but the government is reluctant to cooperate.

S01E09 · Kôshô

Aug 30, 2007

The townspeople protest alongside the others to ignite government action in the case of Satoko.

S01E10 · Taiketsu

Sep 06, 2007

Keiichi struggles to take the village's neighborhood council to make an appeal for the government. Citizens from Okinomiya and Hinamizawa protest in front of the Counseling Center, calling for action from the director.

Tsuyoi ishi
S01E11 · Tsuyoi ishi

Sep 13, 2007

Knowing that Tomitake and Miyo will die on the night in all of the other worlds she has been in, Rika enlists the help of Oishi and her friends to protect the two.

Hinamizawa shôkôgun
S01E12 · Hinamizawa shôkôgun

Sep 24, 2007

Rika tells her friends the details of the Hinamizawa Syndrome.

S01E13 · Shûmatsu

Oct 01, 2007

Keiichi, Rena, Mion and Shion leave the house to the officers for the night. As Satoko sleeps, Rika talks with Hanyuu about Rika's fated death.

S01E14 · Miyo

Oct 08, 2007

In a series of flashbacks, Miyo's past is revealed.

S01E15 · Ugomeki

Oct 15, 2007

Miyo's story continues.

Owari no hajimari
S01E16 · Owari no hajimari

Oct 22, 2007

The events of the dam incident are shown, including when the Hojo family first antagonized themselves against the Sonozaki family and the village residents.

S01E17 · Bôryaku

Oct 29, 2007

In order to save Satoko, who is terminally infected with the Hinamizawa Syndrome, Rika offers herself as a test subject for Irie and Miyo's research.

Saigo no koma
S01E18 · Saigo no koma

Nov 05, 2007

Ichiro Maebara moves his family into the village, meeting Rika and Hanyu along the way. Rena's mother abandons the family. After purchasing a giant teddy bear, Satoshi succumbs to Hinamizawa Syndrome.

S01E19 · Makuake

Nov 12, 2007

Hanyu is introduced into the world as a transfer school student.

S01E20 · Torappu

Nov 19, 2007

Rika, Oishi and Akasaka present Miyo as the culprit to Irie and Tomitake, and eventually enlists the help of Tomitake to gather incriminating evidence in the shadows.

48 jikan
S01E21 · 48 jikan

Nov 26, 2007

Miyo, oblivious of Tomitake and Irie's betrayal, continues on with her plan. Oishi confirms with Rika and her friends that the local precinct is on board with the announcement of Rika's death, set to be announced at dawn.

S01E22 · Kôbô

Dec 03, 2007

Tomitake is sent to the clinic. Irie sees this and escapes from there by car. Meanwhile, Rika and her friends hide under the Sonozaki estate.

S01E23 · Kessen

Dec 10, 2007

Miyo interrogates with Tomitake, but is informed about Rika and takes command of the group to capture Keiichi's friends. The soldiers move out en masse to the mountains around the Sonozaki estate where Rika and company are located.

S01E24 · Oshimai

Dec 17, 2007

Akasaka and Tomitake break through the road blockade and make it to the city, where they call for the activation of the Banken combat unit to arrest Miyo and the remaining forces. The rest of them concede defeat, but Miyo cannot surrender. She flees into the mountains and confronts Rika and her friends.


When They Cry: Kai (also know as Higurashi no naku koro ni: Kai) Season 1 (2007) is released on Jul 05, 2007. Watch When They Cry: Kai online - the Japanese Animation TV series from Japan. When They Cry: Kai is directed by Chiaki Kon and created by Ryukishi07 with Yukari Tamura and Mai Nakahara.

As know as:

Higurashi no naku koro ni: Kai, Hinamizawa, le village maudit 2, When They Cry: Kai, When They Cry: Kai(English), ひぐらしのなく頃に解(Japanese)





Production Companies:

07th Expansion, Hinamizawa Gosanke

Cast & Crew

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