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When They Cry: Higurashi

Feb 8, 2021

Fun fact for Pop Smoke fans:whosampled.com/sample/778805/Pop-Smoke-Welcome-to-the-Party-Kenji-Kawai-Main-Theme-(Higurashi-No-Naku-Koro-Ni)/ I thought this was so cool when I realized this^. Both Meet the Woo and Higurashi have such a way of cultivating an atmosphere of menace and violence simmering beneath the surface. 

For the actual review I will say that few shows have the ability to create such a gripping atmosphere. It... See full review

9/10 story
7/10 animation
10/10 sound
10/10 characters
9/10 overall

Higurashi: When They Cry - Gou

Jan 10, 2021

FIRST 14 EPISODES: Very solid continuation of the first two main series so far. Some users seem confused about the repetition of earlier arcs, albeit with noticeable tweaks and differences, that are present in this 2020 series. Episode 14 shows the reason for this. Though Kai didn't need a sequel, Gou creates the perfect scenario for a sequel in a way that is not forced and does not detract from the earlier seasons. I loved the original series for it's ability to balance so many main characters, and yet always create new dynamics and tensions between them with each arc. This series delivers on this... See full review

8/10 story
8/10 animation
8/10 sound
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall