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Recap and Preview: Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou Episode 16

Higurashi When They Cry – Gou

The mysterious incidents have passed, and now the Hinamizawa village is in peace. With the help of Keichi and other students, Satoka’s life is saved. Keichi and other students have managed to overcome their worst enemies, detective Oishi and Teppei. Keiichi battled with Teppei and defeated him, saving Satoko from being abuse since the CSW could not help them. They wanted solid evidence to nab uncle Teppei for child abuse. Oishi was possessed by a curse and started rampaging during the Hinamizawa festival. 

He wanted to know the truth behind Oyashiro’s curse from Reka, but she refuses. Reka said it might cost her life she would not tell the truth. She did that to protect the villagers and other students from getting killed by Oishi. With the help of the likes of Mion, Shion and others, they defeated Oishi. Later the students reunite and play hide and seek. Reka tells them that if they don’t find her, she will go home. They looked for her and ended up finding her in ruins hiding inside.

Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU Episode 16 Release Date and Recap

Higurashi: When They Cry – Gou Episode 16 will be released on Friday, 22 January 2021, at 12:30 AM JST. Watch out for the spoilers of the recent development when you proceed. Watch this Anime officially on FunimationNetflix, and AnimeLab. Note that this Anime is released on Thursday in some countries, so make sure you won’t miss updates. 

Higurashi When They Cry – Gou

Higurashi When They Cry – Gou

Previously Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU Episode 15

Reka cried inside the ruins, but they retrieve her and console her the next day, they both met at the school. They talk about the game that Keichi keeps on beating everyone, and Keichi said that it is just for fun. Reka comments that Keichi is an expert in making fun and bringing people together. They also talked about the upcoming festival committee that is going to take place soon. Keichi is worried that he knows nothing about it, and Mion promises that she will teach him. 

Auction Festival:

Mion reveals that Keichi is going to be the host for the festival auction, and they both started their campaign. After school Keichi ask if they really want him to auction off donated prizes at the festival. Mion agrees and said if he does a good job, he will get three years’ worth of tickets to Angel Mort’s Dessert Fiesta. Satoko comments that it is an extravagant reward. She also said Keichi would ear it with flying colors.

Keichi has replied that it is easy for Satoko to say that she is not the one who is in his place. They visited the shop nearby and asked the owner to help them with the donation for actioning. The owner replied that he would love to donate some product to their action, but things are not good for him. Mion yells at her, saying that the old hag hopes for his donations. It will help make the auction fun for all ages, and the owner is wondering if old Sonozaki is expecting him to help.

Higurashi When They Cry – Gou

Higurashi When They Cry – Gou


The owner realizes that he likes her, and if he does not donate, he will get the scolding of a lifetime. He decided that he will donate, and Mion thanks him while calling him uncle Yoshiro. Mion tells Keichi that thy are in uncle Yoshiro is going to make a generous donation to their auction. Keichi tells others that now they can look for something that will make people join them and bid high. Satoko comments that they can leave everything to her. They both go over through the store collecting thing for the auction. 

Rena comments that they must keep an eye on uncle Yoshiro’s reaction while they were picking up something. Later, Detective Oishi arrives at the store, asking what is happening. Since the crew does not like him, Mion thought that Oishi is her to start a fight. Oishi comments that he is not on duty and he is here for fun, and Keisch asks him to show them how to play tsubame gaeshi and mahjong. Reka can’t believe that Oishi is getting along with Keichi. 

Oishi enjoys playing and teaching them, and Akasaka shows up. Reka can not believe that it is him. They both talks together and confirmed that it is really Akasaka, and Reka asks why he is here in Hinamizawa. Akasaka reveals that he is just here for a vacation with his wife. But he left his daughter back at home with his parents. Later the curse started spreading. Everyone started fighting, and Keiichi beat everyone laughing while Reka sits on the sofa. 

Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU Episode 16 Preview

For this upcoming week, that’s all about what the upcoming episode 16 has revealed for us. New updates of this Anime will be available every Friday after the release of a new episode. Take a look at the following updates here: Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU Episode 15. 

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