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Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni (When They Cry) Watch Order Guide

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni When They Cry Watch Order Guide

It’s refreshing to watch an anime where characterizations are very realistic. It is also shocking to see a horror-mystery story unfold that repeats a bloody chain of events. Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni explores similar terrain with its series of story arcs. The anime convincingly reveals the mystery and recklessness of the teenage mind and follows it with the most gruesome events.

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni has a conventional plot but takes a rather exciting twist with its dark mystery. It has some of the most goriest outcomes for the main characters. The ruthless murders, real human madness, and tense atmosphere easily classify the anime as horror and psychological. Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni keeps you on the edge of your seat with a heart aching desire to figure out what’s going to happen next.

If you are planning to watch Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni (When They Cry), then watch it according to this order.

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni (When They Cry) Watch Order:

01. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Alternative Title: When They Cry
Episodes: 26
Stream/Buy On: HIDIVE, Amazon Prime

02. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Special: Nekogoroshi-hen

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Special: Nekogoroshi-hen

Alternative Title: None
Episodes: 1
Stream/Buy On: Unknown

03. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai

Alternative Title: When They Cry: Kai
Episodes: 24
Stream/Buy On: HIDIVE, Amazon Prime

04. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

Alternative Title: When They Cry: Rei
Episodes: 5
Stream/Buy On: HIDIVE, Amazon Prime

05. Higur­ashi no Naku Koro ni Kira

Higur­ashi no Naku Koro ni Kira

Alternative Title: None
Episodes: 4
Stream/Buy On: Unknown

06. Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku: Outbreak

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kaku: Outbreak

Alternative Title: When They Cry – Outbreak
Episodes: 1
Stream/Buy On: Unknown


Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni (When They Cry) is a horror mystery anime series by Studio Deen. The anime is an adaptation of the popular Japanese murder-mystery visual novel by Ryukishi07.

Synopsis: Keiichi Maebara moves to the small village of Hinamizawa. He shortly befriends Mion Sonozaki, her twin sister Shion, Rena Ryugu, Rika Furude, and Satoko Hojo. After spending some time in the village, Keiichi learns about the mysterious murders occurring for four consecutive years during the Watanagashi Festival.

However, the murders remain a mystery and have been named the Oyashiro Curse by the villagers. Keiichi and his friends find themselves unwittingly dragged into the events surrounding the village’s secret, as Keiichi tries to investigate the curse. Keiichi soon realizes that all his friends have a connection to the mysterious circumstances.