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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku: Outbreak

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku: Outbreak

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: When They Cry - Outbreak
Japanese: ひぐらしのなく頃に拡〜アウトブレイク〜

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 15, 2013
Producers: Studio Deen
Duration: 52 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.381 (scored by 10102 users)
Ranked: #19152
Popularity: #1381
Members: 22,061
Favorites: 43
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Synopsis

The story is set in the same Hinamizawa village of the previous stories. The village has been completely sealed off due to a mysterious virus in 1983, and Maebara Keiichi and Ryuuguu Rena deal with the outbreak.

(Source: ANN)

Related Anime

Parent story: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Characters & Voice Actors

Furude, Rika
Furude, Rika
Main
Tamura, Yukari
Japanese
Tamura, Yukari
Houjou, Satoko
Houjou, Satoko
Main
Kanai, Mika
Japanese
Kanai, Mika
Maebara, Keiichi
Maebara, Keiichi
Main
Hoshi, Soichiro
Japanese
Hoshi, Soichiro
Ryuuguu, Rena
Ryuuguu, Rena
Main
Nakahara, Mai
Japanese
Nakahara, Mai

Staff

Kawase, Toshifumi
Director, Script
Ryukishi07
Original Creator
Kawai, Kenji
Music
Sakai, Kyuta
Character Design



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Sep 26, 2013
Diassia
I was actually very excited when I heard about a new Higurashi. I have been a die hard Higurashi fan since I watch the first series and have now almost read and watched everything that even sllghtly related to Higurashi.

Considering how disappointed I was with a large proportion of Kira, I was trying my best not to get my hopes up for this OVA but upon seeing the trailer, I found it difficult not to. It looked serious, it looked exciting; Rena had her cleaver and Keiichi is armed with the bat. What's not to instantly get excited about?

In general, it was an interesting read more
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Sep 23, 2013
iHitokage
So I watched the first and probably also the last episode and I decided to make this short review for those who are not sure about this OVA.

Basically you can think of it as another world where things went bad but this time you will see how everything continued until the end I guess. Who knows how will it end. We can meditate about it.

The style is similar to the previous Higurashi series but different from OVAs that were more like parodies. Kaku is very serious and you can see again everyone (yeah especially Rena and her insane face) covered in blood. You will meet read more
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Sep 29, 2013
StefanBashkir
So I'll start by getting to the main point that might help you decide on whether to watch this or not. It was a great addition to the first two original Higurashi seasons. Not a continuation, but it gives you the same vibe.

However, there are key things that need to be pointed out. Just note that some of these points might only apply to the unknown fact of this OVA being the only one to come, or if it will have more episodes following it.

The story moved very fast (if it's a single OVA, then that's more understandable) and the mystery vibe of the Oyashiro's read more
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Apr 1, 2015
DeusenMoose
Another Higurashi OVA. Been waiting for this.

Well, you could say I've been waiting to review it. This OVA has been out for like two years or something.

Set in 1983 (like every other Higurashi) an unknown virus has spread around Hinamizawa, and Keiichi and Rena go kill mother fuckers everywhere to try and escape. That's pretty much the story. But, the funny thing being that while killing people they don't even give a shit. They keep a straight face while doing it. Well, not straight face... Not like that buff parasite in Parasyte -the maxim- who was smiling while killing an entire group of people.

That read more
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Recommendations

With the concept of mystery also comes horror and suspense among a small community. For Higurashi Outbreak and Ghost Hound, there exists a mysterious force that is causing terror among such a community.

Covered with mysteries, both anime conveys a more psychological mood as well with the events going on. The characters strives to get through these events that puts lives at danger.

Opening Theme

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Ending Theme

"You –Visionen im Spiegel" by Yuzuki (癒月)

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