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 Keiichi Maebara 1 episode, 2011
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 Satoko Hojo 1 episode, 2011
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 Rena Ryugu 1 episode, 2011
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 Rika Furude 1 episode, 2011
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 Mion Sonozaki / ... 1 episode, 2011
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With things such as story out of the way, Higurashi cranks up the fan service with Kira, a new OVA series to commemorate the series' 10th anniversary, featuring nail-biting situations such as Rika and Satoko becoming magical girls to battle evil magic crime syndicates with the help of their trusty squad of cheerleaders, among other things.

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