Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai

When They Cry: Kai

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Synonyms: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni 2, Higurashi no Naku Koro ni 2nd Series, Higurashi no Nakukoro ni 2nd Season, The Moment the Cicadas Cry 2
Japanese: ひぐらしのなく頃に解
English: When They Cry: Kai
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Type: TV
Episodes: 24
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2007 to Dec 18, 2007
Premiered: Summer 2007
Broadcast: Fridays at 02:30 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Visual novel
Genres: MysteryMystery, SupernaturalSupernatural, SuspenseSuspense
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 8.201 (scored by 220705220,705 users)
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Ranked: #3252
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Popularity: #387
Members: 427,706
Favorites: 6,640

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Episode Title Aired Discussion
1 Reunion
Saikai (サイカイ)
Jul 6, 2007 Forum
2 Disaster Awakening Chapter One: Playing Tag
Yakusamashi-hen Sono Ichi: Onigokko (厄醒し編 其の壱 鬼ごっこ)
Jul 13, 2007 Forum
3 Disaster Awakening Chapter Two: Powerless
Yakusamashi-hen Sono Ni: Muryoku (厄醒し編 其の弐 無力)
Jul 20, 2007 Forum
4 Disaster Awakening Chapter Three: Pre-established Harmony
Yakusamashi-hen Sono San: Yotei Chouwa (厄醒し編 其の参 予定調和)
Jul 27, 2007 Forum
5 Disaster Awakening Chapter Four: The Great Hinamizawa Disaster
Yakusamashi-hen Sono Yon: Hinamizawa Daisaigai (厄醒し編 其の四 雛見沢大災害)
Aug 3, 2007 Forum
6 Massacre Chapter One: Rules of the Labyrinth
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Ichi: Meiro no Housoku (皆殺し編 其の壱 迷路の法則)
Aug 10, 2007 Forum
7 Massacre Chapter Two: How to Change Destiny
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Ni: Unmei no Kaekata (皆殺し編 其の弐 運命の変え方)
Aug 17, 2007 Forum
8 Massacre Chapter Three: Fluctuation
Minagoroshi-hen Sono San: Yuragi (皆殺し編 其の参 揺らぎ)
Aug 24, 2007 Forum
9 Massacre Chapter Four: Negotiation
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Yon: Koushou (皆殺し編 其の四 交渉)
Aug 31, 2007 Forum
10 Massacre Chapter Five: Showdown
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Go: Taiketsu (皆殺し編 其の伍 対決)
Sep 7, 2007 Forum
11 Massacre Chapter Six: Strong Will
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Roku: Tsuyoi Ishi (皆殺し編 其の六 強い意志)
Sep 14, 2007 Forum
12 Massacre Chapter Seven: Hinamizawa Syndrome
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Nana: Hinamizawa Shoukougun (皆殺し編 其の七 雛見沢症候群)
Sep 21, 2007 Forum
13 Massacre Chapter Eight: Finale
Minagoroshi-hen Sono Hachi: Shuumatsu (皆殺し編 其の八 終末)
Sep 28, 2007 Forum
14 Festival Music Chapter One: Miyo
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Ichi: Miyo (祭囃し編 其の壱 三四)
Oct 10, 2007 Forum
15 Festival Music Chapter Two: Wriggling
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Ni: Ugomeki (祭囃し編 其の弐 蠢き)
Oct 16, 2007 Forum
16 Festival Music Chapter Three: The Beginning of the End
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono San: Owari no Hajimari (祭囃し編 其の参 終わりの始まり)
Oct 23, 2007 Forum
17 Festival Music Chapter Four: Strategy
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Yon: Bouryaku (祭囃し編 其の四 謀略)
Oct 30, 2007 Forum
18 Festival Music Chapter Five: The Final Piece
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Go: Saigo no Koma (祭囃し編 其の伍 最後の駒)
Nov 6, 2007 Forum
19 Festival Music Chapter Six: Opening
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Roku: Makuake (祭囃し編 其の六 幕開け)
Nov 13, 2007 Forum
20 Festival Music Chapter Seven: Trap
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Nana: Trap (祭囃し編 其の七 トラップ)
Nov 20, 2007 Forum
21 Festival Music Chapter Eight: 48 Hours
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Hachi: 48-jikan (祭囃し編 其の八 48時間)
Nov 27, 2007 Forum
22 Festival Music Chapter Nine: Offense and Defense
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Kyuu: Koubou (祭囃し編 其の九 攻防)
Dec 4, 2007 Forum
23 Festival Music Chapter Ten: Bloody Battle
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Juu: Kessen (祭囃し編 其の拾 血戦)
Dec 11, 2007 Forum
24 Festival Music Chapter Eleven: End
Matsuribayashi-hen Sono Juuichi: Oshimai (祭囃し編 其の拾壱 オシマイ)
Dec 18, 2007 Forum