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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Jan (ひぐらしの哭く頃に 雀 When the Cicadas Howl Pair) is a Higurashi no Naku Koro ni mahjong-themed spinoff video game. It was first released as an arcade game by AQ Interactive on July 16, 2009 and was rereleased on PlayStation Portable with additional content on November 12, 2009.
- Oyashiro Mode: A story mode where you play as Keiichi Maebara and play mahjong against various characters who have contracted Hinamizawa Syndrome.
- Club Activity Mode: A free mode where you can choose any character and play against another character. Winning will result in the opponent suffering a punishment game.
- Tile Breaker: A PSP-exclusive gag mode featuring chibi characters.
- The na (哭) kanji featured in the title is different than the na (な) character featured on other Higurashi works, but it has a similar meaning.