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Higurashi no Naku Koroni (manga)
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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (Japanese)
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: One hot day in 1983, a transfer student named Maebara Keiichi comes to live in the peaceful villiage of Hinamizwa. He befriends fellow classmates, Mion Sonozaki, Rena Ryugu, Rika Furude, and Satoko Houjou who welcome him as a member of the "club". Keiichi and his friends play games like Old Maid and even Hide and Seek. The way life was for kids BEFORE video games. However Keiichi soon stumbles upon Hinamizawa's dark history: Every night, during the Watanagashi festival, one person goes missing and another winds up dead. As Keiichi gets deeper into the mystery, he learns that there may be more to his new friends than meets the eye.
User Ratings: 63 ratings have been given [details]
Release dates: We have 54
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3rd Higurashi Tentatively Slated as Rei Video Series (Apr 30, 2008)
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Higurashi Anthology Illustrator Dokumegu Arrested (Apr 16, 2008)
Third Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Season Announced (Dec 17, 2007)
Sequel to Higurashi PC Game Debuts at Comic Market 72 (Aug 20, 2007)
Higurashi no Naku Koroni Live-Action Film in 2008 (Aug 13, 2007)
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