Whoever finds this note, please uncover the truth. That's all I ask.
- Keiichi's note at the end of Onikakushi-hen
That's because I'm gonna become much much more happy from now on. I'm not gonna compromise with just this. We are gonna take back all of our happiness that we lost. For me, that's about a hundred years' worth. For you, a thousand years' worth.
- Rika's note at the end of Matsuribayashi-hen
Oh look, it's Crazy Psycho Murder Children: The Animated Series! My favorite!
'...So, there is no way to avert tragedy. There is no choice but to give up.
But don't give up.
Only you can stand up to this.
— Steam blurb for Higurashi
We're in Hinamizawa, a small village in the countryside.
There are fewer than two thousand people here. But every year, there is an event.
This event is a mysterious death.
The series has run from 1979 to 1983)
On a certain day in June, someone dies, and someone else goes missing.
The series of deaths is connected to the upheaval surrounding the dam construction project.
A murder case that was covered up is being reenacted.
Is it a conspiracy? A coincidence? Or perhaps a curse?
— Steam blurb