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View Poll Results: Higurashi Kai Episode 8 Rating
Perfect 10 45 47.37%
9 out of 10 : Excellent 40 42.11%
8 out of 10 : Very Good 8 8.42%
7 out of 10 : Good 2 2.11%
6 out of 10 : Average 0 0%
5 out of 10 : Below Average 0 0%
4 out of 10 : Poor 0 0%
3 out of 10 : Bad 0 0%
2 out of 10 : Very Bad 0 0%
1 out of 10 : Painful 0 0%
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Old 2007-08-23, 06:53   Link #1
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Old 2007-08-23, 16:12   Link #2
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This episode only needs one word to describe it. Oh. Shit.

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Old 2007-08-23, 16:21   Link #3
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Uh oh, as soon as I saw Rina I knew there would be some trouble going down in this episode.

Rika freaking out in the clinic was great. I'm glad the freaky faces aren't nearly as bad as they were first season. And Rika had a right to be pissed.
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Old 2007-08-23, 16:34   Link #4
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Indeed she did

Edit: Raw is out
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Old 2007-08-23, 17:52   Link #5
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Great episode, every event is well spaced out, and they didn't really leave anything important out. It's good to see lots of famous quotes in this epsiode, but too bad Rena's respond to 1500s is cut out. Dark Rika at the hospital was also nicely done.

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Old 2007-08-23, 18:44   Link #6
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I'm certainly starting to like Keiichi more. The way he stood up to Shion there was hardcore. Plus Rika's freak out was very nice as well.
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Old 2007-08-23, 18:49   Link #7
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http://blog.seiha.org/?p=268

Kind of annoyed in the complete and drastic switch in tone and attitude between last episode and this one. There was absolutely no transition at all between the hope at the end of the last episode and well... this one. Meh.
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Old 2007-08-23, 19:46   Link #8
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Well I can't really give any real insight until the subs are out, but from watching the raw...

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Also, it looks like they toned down the freaky faces so it's more realistic, but Rika kinda freaked me out. O_o

EDIT: Subs are out. Going painfully slow though... probably gonna have to wait until tomorrow.
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Old 2007-08-23, 20:12   Link #9
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Kind of annoyed in the complete and drastic switch in tone and attitude between last episode and this one. There was absolutely no transition at all between the hope at the end of the last episode and well... this one. Meh.
Why should there really be a transition? Teppei coming back always has Rika giving up on a world. Everytime, because nothing ever works, Satoko always stays with him until her mind snaps and/or someone loses it and kills Teppei. His return and the fact that no is able to do anything about it besides someone killing Teppei, means given the past worlds, Rika has every right just to simply give up despite the promising start.
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Old 2007-08-23, 20:25   Link #10
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But the problem is he came out of nowhere.
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Old 2007-08-23, 20:43   Link #11
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Rika is kinda lucky; thrashing around in the clinic without having a wardrobe malfunction. Still, she needs the other to save her girlfriend. I hope the sub appears soon.
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Old 2007-08-23, 20:47   Link #12
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For some reason it did look like her clothes were about to fall off
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Old 2007-08-23, 20:55   Link #13
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Why should there really be a transition? Teppei coming back always has Rika giving up on a world. Everytime, because nothing ever works, Satoko always stays with him until her mind snaps and/or someone loses it and kills Teppei. His return and the fact that no is able to do anything about it besides someone killing Teppei, means given the past worlds, Rika has every right just to simply give up despite the promising start.
The problem isn't that he came back, just how disparate the tone was between the end of the last episode and the start of this one. Last episode ended with everybody laughing and hopeful, etc etc, and there wasn't even a dawning "oh shit, things are about to head south" moment here. It opened with Rika already flipping out and everything totally back in the crapper. Imagine watching the two episodes one immediately after eachother, you literally go from an episode building up hope to... not it all crashing down, but it already gone. It'd be fine if there was at least some attempt at a bridge, but there's absolutely nothing, just an immediately and drastic shift in tone and outlook.
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Old 2007-08-23, 21:09   Link #14
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Just so you know thats how it basically happens in the game too
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Old 2007-08-23, 21:30   Link #15
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The problem isn't that he came back, just how disparate the tone was between the end of the last episode and the start of this one. Last episode ended with everybody laughing and hopeful, etc etc, and there wasn't even a dawning "oh shit, things are about to head south" moment here. It opened with Rika already flipping out and everything totally back in the crapper. Imagine watching the two episodes one immediately after eachother, you literally go from an episode building up hope to... not it all crashing down, but it already gone. It'd be fine if there was at least some attempt at a bridge, but there's absolutely nothing, just an immediately and drastic shift in tone and outlook.
I think this way is better, since it does give a sort of "shock" by showing you how things can go down this fast.
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Old 2007-08-23, 21:37   Link #16
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The sudden change bugged me too. It made me feel like I missed an episode in the middle or something. It wouldn't have felt so "unnatural" if they gave just a little bit of foreshadowing at the end of the previous episode.
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Old 2007-08-24, 03:06   Link #17
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The sudden change bugged me too. It made me feel like I missed an episode in the middle or something. It wouldn't have felt so "unnatural" if they gave just a little bit of foreshadowing at the end of the previous episode.
Agreed, the sudden jump from a hopeful atmosphere to another depressing one just kinda shocked me (though I was kinda prepared, this is higurashi afterall)


That Rika's pissing off scared me though, even though I know she has every right to be pissed off, but to think she would do something like THAT just completely escapes my mind.

Keiichi certainly deserves some praise in this episode, his courage to stand up to Shion shows yet another time he changed fate.

Let's see how this arc goes
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Old 2007-08-24, 03:31   Link #18
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Wouldn't K1 get a concussion from getting hit on the head with a desk

and Rika breaking down at the end was done really well
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Old 2007-08-24, 05:15   Link #19
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geh... *loves exams*..
Summary is up, though no screencaps. (ho well, aroduc post them anyway ^^)
Episode 8 : Summary, screencaps and thoughts.

the rest should be up soon.

as for my opinion: i wasn't expecting nothing else than this, and again DEEN doesn't disappoint in that aspect.
The start HAS to be upsided down: it was exactly the mood they have to do. The spiral of despair isn't something which is always "gradual", but can hit the batshit HARD, and this is what MrZombie said : when Teppei arrives, it is completely a reversal of the whole situation.
That pretty much explains why Rika begun to be so erratic. if it wasn't that shitty in one blow, she would simply crawl in despair like before.

i would have definitely complain if they were trying to go easy on us, and slowly making things doomed. but no, this is exactly what it should be, and they didn't even forget about Rina's death, which is the answer of Tatarigoroshi-hen (the corpse so to speak)

the pace was much more neat than last week, and they delivered nicely everyone feelings. (especially the dreams were well inserted here)
My my... many KOOL K, and we will have even more later on !

a very strong episode, and next episode will be even more intense for this case ^__^


EDIT : the preview of EP9 is up
http://www.animate.tv/special/higurasi_yokoku.php

one thing to say : they didn't forget kameda, and various HUGE points are shown.
next episode will be epic.
K~~~~~~~!

EDIT 2
: screecaps and thoughts are up !

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Old 2007-08-24, 08:34   Link #20
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this episode is OH MY ******** GOD!. Bye bye rina!!!
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