Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Cuando las cigarras lloran - Gratitud (Spanish) 
Higurashi no Naku Koroni Rei (Japanese) 
When Cicadas Cry - Gratitude 
ひぐらしのなく頃に礼 (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , horror , mystery , psychological 
Objectionable content: None 
Plot Summary: At the start it would appear that this story will only be about fun and good moments for the "club" members, but after a brief fun during the first ova, the story turns out to be more deep and tense. Rika now feels strange and distant. And even feels that the same tragedies of the "past times" will occur, feeling that destiny is something that can't be changed in the end. She thinks about getting involved and try to solve those mistakes or just giving up to that tragic destiny. 
User Ratings: 1036 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 101 votes (sub:89, raw:3, dub:3, ?:1, others:5
5 Spanish subtitled
 Excellent: 196 votes (sub:181, dub:8, others:7
5 Spanish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
 Very good: 276 votes (sub:249, dub:8, raw:2, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:15
8 Spanish subtitled
2 Polish subtitled
2 Russian subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Good: 186 votes (sub:167, dub:5, raw:4, ?:1, others:9
4 Spanish subtitled
1 Italian subtitled
1 Polish subtitled
1 Korean subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
1 French subtitled
 Decent: 122 votes (sub:110, dub:7, ?:1, raw:1, others:3
1 Finnish subtitled
1 German subtitled
1 Spanish subtitled
 So-so: 75 votes (sub:73, others:2
1 French subtitled
1 Russian subtitled
 Not really good: 33 votes (sub:31, dub:2)
 Weak: 25 votes (sub:22, dub:3)
 Bad: 15 votes (sub:15)
 Awful: 4 votes (sub:4)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (sub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 1748 users, rank: #632 (of 6394)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.367 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.8679, rank: #1585 (of 6396)
Weighted mean: 7.360 (Good+), rank: #1455 (of 6396) (seen all: 7.66 / seen some: 7.99 / won't finish: 4.41)
Bayesian estimate: 7.362 (Good+), rank: #1248 (of 4847)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 5 
Episode titles: We have 5
Vintage: 2009-02-25 to 2009-08-21 
Release dates: We have 10
Opening Theme:
"Super scription of data" by Eiko Shimamiya 
Ending Theme:
"Manazashi" by anNina 
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 4
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Toshifumi Kawase 
Series Composition: Toshifumi Kawase 
Tetsuhito Saito (ep 5) 
Toshifumi Kawase (eps 1-4) 
Episode Director:
Shun Yashiro (eps 2, 4) 
Shunji Yoshida (eps 1, 3, 5) 
Music: Kenji Kawai 
Original creator: Seventh Expansion 
Character Design: Kazuya Kuroda 
Art Director: Chikako Shibata 
Chief Animation Director: Tomoyuki Abe 
Animation Director:
Akiko Matsuo (eps 3, 5) 
Chieko Miyagawa (ep 1) 
Maki Murakami (eps 1, 3, 5) 
Tomoyuki Abe  (ep 3) 
Yuuko Yahiro (ep 4) 
Sound Director: Hozumi Gôda 
Animation producer: Keiichi Matsuda 
Camera Director: Seiichi Morishita 
Color: Takeshi Mochida 
Editing: Masahiro Matsumura 
Music producer: Akira Yoshikawa 
Prop Design: Tomo Kosaka 
Theme Song Arrangement: Kazuya Takase (OP) 
Theme Song Composition: Kazuya Takase (OP) 
Theme Song Lyrics: Eiko Shimamiya (OP) 
Theme Song Performance:
anNina (ED) 
Eiko Shimamiya (OP) 
Mai Nakahara as Rena Ryūgū 
Mika Kanai as Satoko Hōjō 
Satsuki Yukino as Mion Sonozaki 
Sōichiro Hoshi as Keiichi Maebara 
Yui Horie as Hanyū 
Yukari Tamura as Rika Furude 

Chafurin as Kuraudo Ōishi 
Daisuke Ono as Mamoru Akasaka 
Fumiko Orikasa as Chie Rumiko 
Miki Itou as Miyo Takano 
Satsuki Yukino as Shion Sonozaki 
Toru Ohkawa as Jirō Tomitake 
Toshihiko Seki as Kyōsuke Irie 
Yu Kobayashi as Satoshi Hōjō 

Eiji Maruyama as discerning old man (ep 5) 
Eiji Miyashita as Yoshirō Sonozaki (ep 1) 
Eriko Matsushima as old woman (ep 2) 
Fujiko Takimoto as Suguru Okamura (ep 3) 
Hozumi Gôda as Yamamoto (eps 2-4) 
Jun Konno as otaku C (ep 1) 
Juurouta Kosugi as Okonogi (ep 1) 
Mai Hashimoto as classmate (ep 3) 
Mami Ozaki as nurse (ep 4) 
Manabu Sakamaki as otaku B (ep 1) 
Megumi Matsumoto as Daiki Tomita (ep 3) 
Risa Mizuno as classmate (eps 2-3) 
Sayaka Ohara as Rika's Mother  (ep 3) 
Tsubasa Yonaga as otaku A (ep 1) 
Yukari Tamura as Ōka Furude (ep 4) 
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks 
English cast
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