Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei (ひぐらしのなく頃に礼, lit. When the Cicadas Cry Gratitudes) is a collection of 3 extra arcs of the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series. It is officially subtitled When they cry 2+.
An extra arc not considered to take place within the main story. An ancient artifact in the Furude Shrine bestows love upon whoever holds it, with chaos ensuing as it changes hands.
An extra arc that originally served as the All-Cast Review for Meakashi.
- Main article: Higurashi When They Cry Rei (anime)
A namesake OVA series was released in 2009 as a direct sequel to the Kai anime. It adapts Saikoroshi-hen, Hirukowashi-hen, and a story from a booklet; Batsukoishi-hen is omitted but later included in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kira.