iOS11/iPhone8 Version(v2.1) released!!

From the immensely popular sound novel "HIGURASHI When They Cry" comes Episode 1 "Onikakushi-hen/Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter" now available for FREE. Announcing the release of the enthralling serial murder novel "HIGURASHI When They Cry" for the iPhone/iPodTouch!
Be challenged by an intricate mystery of inexplicable deaths in "HIGURASHI When They Cry". Starting from a coterie of animation, comics and various media it has experience growing popularity throughout North America, Europe, Asia and the rest of the globe in addition to Japan.

"HIGURASHI When They Cry" is an original and official application of Ryukishi07.
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■ iPhone benefits

Optimized for the iPhone display.
Character size and layout can be fine tuned for the ultimate game experience.

System menu operations available through flick operation, also featuring auto-mode and journal browsing of your history.

Pause/game resumption
Quick pausing in the middle of game play is possible with instant resumption from the stop of play location.

Please enjoy the experience of the village of Hinamizawa in 1983 through this new iPhone application!

■ Story

The village of Hinamizawa serial murder incident

Every year on the same day in June, someone died and there was a mysterious disappearance.
This death is intertwined in the conflict surrounding a gigantic dam project.
The resurrection of a mysterious case hidden during the Showa era.

Conspiracy, chance, or a curse...

All the mystery of this horrific serial murder novel "HIGURASHI When They Cry" will lure you into an evening of harrowing tragedy

An unavoidable tragedy. Do not yield. Do not be daunted. You cannot resist.

Without a choice, you yourself must seek the truth in this sound novel.
To fear. To devote. To fight.
Only 1% is successful.
The enjoyment is up to you!

■ Contents

Play Episode 1, "Onikakushi-hen", for free

Download and enjoy the first episode "Onikakushi-hen/Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter" now for free.
Episode 2 and continuing scenario supplements can be purchased for download.

You can experience "HIGURASHI When They Cry" Episode 1 "Onikakushi-hen/Spirited Away by the Demon Chapter" now for free!

Episode 2 and continuing serials are also available for purchase.

"HIGURASHI When They Cry"

Episode 2 "Watanagashi-hen/Cotton Drifting Chapter" 2010/04/29 scheduled release
Episode 3 "Tatarigoroshi-hen/Curse Killing Chapter" 2010/05/06 scheduled release
Episode 4 "Himatsubushi-hen/Time Killing Chapter" 2010/05/13 scheduled release


Episode 5 "Meakashi-hen/Eye Opening Chapter" 2010/05/20 scheduled release
Episode 6 "Tsumihoroboshi-hen/Atonement Chapter" 2010/05/27 scheduled release
Episode 7 "Minagoroshi-hen/Massacre Chapter" 2010/06/03 scheduled release
Episode 8 "Matsuribayashi-hen/Festival Accompanying Chapter" 2010/06/10 scheduled release

This application "HIGURASHI When They Cry" is a Japanese language application.
Development in other languages underway
Stay tuned for more information!

What’s New

Version 2.10

for iOS11 (64bit)
for iPhone6,7,8
bug fix.

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Roseway789 ,

No real English support

I was so excited when I saw this being a huge fan of Higurashi and wanting to play the game that started everything. It said it had English support too so I was even happier. Then I found out that short of throwing menu nothing is in English. I was so disappointed. Please make a full English supported version.

InfinteCookies! ,

Player select a language in that language

When I was playing this game it wasn’t so bad the only problem was nothing was in English but I still liked the game.

Cooooinner ,

Could you please add some more english support

The game must be good but many people can’t read japanese so could you please add english support


3.4 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
© 07th Expansion
In-App Purchases
  1. Higurashi When They Cry (Watanagashi) $4.99
  2. Higurashi When They Cry (Tatarigoroshi) $4.99
  3. Higurashi When They Cry Kai (Meakashi) $4.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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