After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had occurred in Hinamizawa. From this point on, horrific events unfold in front of Keiichi, as he soon learns his close friends may not be all that they seem. Based on the amateur mystery game by 7th Expansion, the story is told in a series of different scenarios.
Utsutsukowashi is a manga-only scenario featuring mostly different characters from those in the scenarios from the games with a few exceptions. It focuses on Kousaka Mizuho, Sonozaki Shion and the murders happening at their school.
Also contains epilogue and the "Upside Down" chapters from Onisarashi-hen.