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When They Cry (Higurashi no Naku Koro ni)

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John Snyder John Snyder
 Detective Oishi Kuraudo 26 episodes, 2006
Soichiro Hoshi Soichiro Hoshi
 Keiichi Maebara 22 episodes, 2006
Mai Nakahara Mai Nakahara
 Rena Ryugu 22 episodes, 2006
Satsuki Yukino Satsuki Yukino
 Mion Sonozaki / ... 22 episodes, 2006
Yukari Tamura Yukari Tamura
 Rika Furude 22 episodes, 2006
Grant George Grant George
 Keiichi Maebara 22 episodes, 2006
Mela Lee Mela Lee
 Rena Ryugu 22 episodes, 2006
Mika Kanai Mika Kanai
 Satoko Hojo 21 episodes, 2006

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Toshifumi Kawase Toshifumi Kawase
(26 episodes, 2006)
Kristi Reed Kristi Reed
(26 episodes, 2006)


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6 years, 3 months ago at Aug 4 7:25
I'm not really a hard core Anime person but I didn't mind this one. I found myself really enjoying the first two story arch's of the show but after that I started to loose interest. I don't think the plot is that interesting to carry into a bunch of differet story lines. Great idea to do so and I would watch the first few episodes again for sure.
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Description: On one hot summer day in 1983, a transfer student named Maebara Keiichi comes to a peaceful rural village in Hinamizawa. There, he befriends his classmates Rena, Mion, Rika, and Satoko. Accepted as a full-fledged member of the "club," Keiichi and the gang plays all sorts of activities ranging from card and board games to hide-and-seek. But just as Keiichi was beginning to be assimilated in simple rural life, he stumbles upon the dark history of Hinamizawa. As Keiichi dives deeper into the mystery, he finds that his new found friends may not be all what they claim to be. (Anime News Network) ... (more)
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"I made it through all 50 episodes of this show and never once knew what the hell was going on. I still enjoyed it, it has a certain horrifying psychotic charm, however I struggled to understand the story line at all. _________________________________________ Genre: Mystery, psychological horror, supernatural Episodes: 50 My overall rating - 6/10 Really, really weird Completed - 1/03/15 Dubbed "

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