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The novel adaptations of the Higurashi no Naku Koro ni series were written by Ryukishi07 and published by Kodansha with illustrations by Tomohi from 2007 to 2009. The series covers the 8 arcs from the main story and Saikoroshi-hen. Matsuribayashi-hen is divided into 3 volumes, Himatsubushi-hen and Saikoroshi-hen have only one volume each, and the rest of the chapters are divided into 2 volumes each. There are a total of 17 volumes.

The series was republished by Seikaisha, a subsidiary of Kodansha, from 2011 to 2012.

Volumes List

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter One: Onikakushi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK1A.jpg HiguNovelS1A.jpg August 2, 2007 (Kodansha)

January 12, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836371 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389014 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK1B.jpg HiguNovelS1B.jpg September 4, 2007 (Kodansha)

February 10, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836418 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389021 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter Two: Watanagashi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK2A.jpg HiguNovelS2A.jpg October 2, 2007 (Kodansha)

March 10, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836463 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389076 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK2B.jpg HiguNovelS2B.jpg November 2, 2007 (Kodansha)

April 8, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836494 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389090 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter Three: Tatarigoroshi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK3A.jpg HiguNovelS3A.jpg December 4, 2007 (Kodansha)

May 11, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836531 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389113 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK3B.jpg HiguNovelS3B.jpg January 8, 2008 (Kodansha)

June 10, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836555 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389137 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter Four: Himatsubushi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK4.jpg HiguNovelS4.jpg February 5, 2008 (Kodansha)

July 8, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836579 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389144 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai Chapter One: Meakashi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK5A.jpg HiguNovelS5A.jpg May 5, 2008 (Kodansha)

September 9, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836647 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389182 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK5B.jpg HiguNovelS5B.jpg June 3, 2008 (Kodansha)

October 7, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836654 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389205 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai Chapter Two: Tsumihoroboshi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK6A.jpg HiguNovelS6A.jpg July 2, 2008 (Kodansha)

November 11, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836692 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389212 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK6B.jpg HiguNovelS6B.jpg August 5, 2008 (Kodansha)

December 9, 2011 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836708 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389236 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai Chapter Three: Minagoroshi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK7A.jpg HiguNovelS7A.jpg September 10, 2008 (Kodansha)

January 11, 2012 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836777 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389243 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK7B.jpg HiguNovelS7B.jpg October 1, 2008 (Kodansha)

February 10, 2012 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836807 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389274 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai Chapter Four: Matsuribayashi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK8A.jpg HiguNovelS8A.jpg November 5, 2008 (Kodansha)

March 9, 2012 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836883 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389281 (Seikaisha)

2 HiguNovelK8B.jpg HiguNovelS8B.jpg December 9, 2008 (Kodansha)

April 11, 2012 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836890 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389298 (Seikaisha)

3 HiguNovelK8C.jpg HiguNovelS8C.jpg January 6, 2009 (Kodansha)

May 11, 2012 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062836975 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389304 (Seikaisha)

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei: Saikoroshi

Vol. Kodansha Cover Seikaisha Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelK9.jpg HiguNovelS9.jpg March 7, 2009 (Kodansha)

June 8, 2012 (Seikaisha)

ISBN 978-4062837040 (Kodansha)

ISBN 978-4061389342 (Seikaisha)

Junior Series

A series of novelization aimed at junior students is being published by Futabasha starting in October 2020. It features illustrations by Yoshimi.

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter One: Onikakushi

Vol. Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelJ1A.jpg October 21, 2020 ISBN 978-4575242997
2 HiguNovelJ1B.jpg October 21, 2020 ISBN 978-4575243000

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter Two: Watanagashi

Vol. Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelJ2A.jpg December 16, 2020 ISBN 978-4575243635
2 HiguNovelJ2B.jpg December 16, 2020 ISBN 978-4575243642

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter Three: Tatarigoroshi

Vol. Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelJ3A.jpg March 17, 2021 ISBN 978-4575243901
2 HiguNovelJ3B.jpg March 17, 2021 ISBN 978-4575243918

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Chapter Four: Himatsubushi

Vol. Cover Release Date ISBN
1 HiguNovelJ4.jpg July 30, 2021

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