Higurashi no Naku Koroni (manga)

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Alternative title:
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni (Japanese) 
ひぐらしのなく頃に (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , horror , mystery , psychological 
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: 64 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 21 votes (sub:12, dub:3, Eng:3, edit.dub:1, raw:1, ?:1)
 Excellent: 22 votes (Eng:13, sub:7, dub:1, ?:1)
 Very good: 11 votes (Eng:8, sub:3)
 Good: 3 votes (sub:2, Eng:1)
 Decent: 1 vote (sub:1)
 So-so: 3 votes (Eng:3)
 Not really good: -
 Weak: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 201 users, rank: #424 (of 4810)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.453 (Very good+), std. dev.: 2.0911, rank: #486 (of 4922)
Weighted mean: 8.320 (Very good+), rank: #539 (of 4922) (seen all: 8.27 / seen some: 8.68 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 8.288 (Very good+), rank: #190 (of 2926)
Vintage: 2005-12-22
Release dates: We have 54
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Original creator: Seventh Expansion 
En Kitou (Onisarashi-/Utsutsukowashi-hen) 
Hanase Momoyama (Minagoroshi-hen) 
Jiro Suzuki (Tatarigoroshi-hen) 
Karin Suzuragi (Onikakushi-/Tsumihoroboshi-hen) 
Mimori (Yoigoshi-hen) 
Yoshiki Tonogai (Himatsubushi-hen) 
Yuna Kagesaki (Kokoroiyashi-hen) 
Yutori Houjou (Watanagashi-/Meakashi-hen) 
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Alethea Nibley 
Athena Nibley 

Lettering: Shelby Peak 
English companies
Licensed by: Yen Press 

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