Higurashi no Naku Koro ni

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (ひぐらしのく頃に, When the Cicadas Cry), is a Japanese murder mystery doujin soft sound novel series produced by 07th Expansion. The series is focused on a group of young friends and the strange events that occur in the rural village Hinamizawa where they reside.
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni takes place during June 1983, at a fictional rural village called Hinamizawa, which has a population of approximately 2,000. The main character, Keiichi Maebara, moves to Hinamizawa that appears to be a normal, peaceful, rural village. However, the tranquility abruptly ends after the annual Watanagashi Festival, a celebration to commemorate and give thanks to the local god, Oyashiro-sama. Keiichi learns that every year for the past four years, one person has been murdered and another has gone missing on the day of the Watanagashi Festival. Keiichi himself soon becomes drawn into the strange events surrounding the Watanagashi Festival and Oyashiro-sama.
Links: Official website (Japanese) Official anime website (Japanese) Official manga website (Japanese) Higurashi wiki Game patches Higurashi wikipedia article (spoilers)

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Higurashi Shipped and Non-shipped Pairings! <3
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Higurashi vs Higurashi Kai - Which was best?
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Skorge37 | Feb 11, 1:34 PM
My favorite anime of all time right here

Ushiromiya | Oct 17, 2018 7:59 PM
The OP for WTC5 will be released next month, on the 29th. WTC5 and an additional arc of Umineko were set to be released during this December's Comiket, but were delayed to next year (which means August).

CptJackSparrow | Oct 17, 2018 3:36 PM
Wasnt there an announcement from ryukishi07 that we soon will see something very special and new to the when they cry series?

I was hoping for a higurashi vr game, what happened to it?

Ushiromiya | Oct 3, 2018 6:45 AM
This club is dead, but I recently made a Discord server for Ryukishi07's works. If you're looking for people to discuss Higurashi with, feel free to join us at:

vauinx | Dec 15, 2017 5:57 AM
This is a legendary anime.

Cyanwasserstoff | May 5, 2017 12:51 PM
When Rena meets Mirai Nikki :P
Awesome artwork

Yuki_Nonaka | May 4, 2017 12:17 AM

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