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Taito ported several Higurashi When They Cry story arcs and minigames, both old and new, to mobile cell phones.

Release History[]

Taito released arcs and games on various services and with different names: Higurashi V-Novel (ひぐらしVノベル) for S! appli services (SoftBank phones), Higurashi i-appli (ひぐらしiアプリ) for i-appli/i-mode services (DoCoMo phones), and Higurashi EZ★Official Mobile (ひぐらしEZ★モバイル公式) for EZ appli services (au phones).

Original PC Arc Ports[]

The 11 arcs from Question Arcs, Kai, and Rei were released from 2006 to 2009. The i-mode versions of Higurashi additionally featured new characters Mayumi Kimiyoshi and Shimiko Makino, and several new TIPS written by Ryukishi07.[1]

Minigames that could be unlocked included Renapan and Strolling Rika-chan from the original sound novels, and a new game titled Fake President (イカサマ大富豪). It was a President-style game that allowed you to play as different club members and use their special abilities.[2]

Arc S!Appli Release Date i Appli Release Date EZ Release Date
Onikakushi August 1, 2006 December 18, 2006 September 20, 2007
Watanagashi September 13, 2006 December 18, 2006 September 27, 2007
Tatarigoroshi October 18, 2006 January 30, 2007 October 25, 2007
Himatsubushi November 15, 2006 February 27, 2007 November 29, 2007
Meakashi February 1, 2007 March 28, 2007 March 27, 2008
Tsumihoroboshi March 14, 2007 April 26, 2007 April 24, 2008 (part 1)
May 29, 2008 (part 2)
Minagoroshi April 18, 2007 May 31, 2007 June 12, 2008 (part 1)
July 3, 2008 (part 2)
August 14, 2008 (part 3)
Matsuribayashi July 2, 2007 September 27, 2007 September 4, 2008 (part 1)
October 2, 2008 (part 2)
Saikoroshi September 12, 2007 November 29, 2007 January 23, 2009
Hirukowashi October 17, 2007 December 20, 2007 February 26, 2009
Batsukoishi October 17, 2007 December 20, 2007 February 26, 2009


The Kataribanashi-hen story Limit was adapted into visual novel format and released on EZ phones on February 18, 2010. It featured new character artwork by Shuu. The arc was advertised as Kataribanashi-hen 1, implying that adaptations of other stories were planned.[3]

Higurashi Re[]

A remake titled Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Re was released for i-mode phones that also featured new character art and CGs by Shuu. Only Onikakushi was released. The remake featured a date meter to tell you what day the story was at, and a hint function to give you tips on solving the story's mystery.[4]

Events and Unlockable Content[]

Several Watanagashi Festival game events were held in 2009, 2010, and 2011, where players could play games and win phone wallpapers, minigames, and other bonus content. Such content included:

  • A shooting gallery game.
  • A Tomitake-themed ramen timer.

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