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Onisarashi-hen (鬼曝し編 Demon Exposing Chapter) is a manga-exclusive arc for Higurashi When They Cry. It was first serialized in Comp Ace magazine from June 25, 2005 to July 25, 2006 and was later published as two tankobon volumes. An epilogue manga chapter and text story was published in Onisarashi Premier Book, with the epilogue republished as "after" in the Utsutsukowashi bound volume.

Onisarashi was adapted in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kizuna as Someutsushi and Kageboushi as a part of the Advanced Story.

Yen Press released the arc in English in an omnibus format as Demon Exposing Arc.


Vol. Cover Release Date Chapters
1 OnisarashiVol1jp April 7, 2006 (Japanese)

May 31, 2011 (English)

  1. Beginning
  2. Premonition
  3. Family
2 OnisarashiVol2jp September 21, 2006 (Japanese)

May 31, 2011 (English)

  1. Breakdown
  2. Secrets
  3. Showdown
  4. Truth
- UtsutsukowashiJP December 26, 2007
  • Inside-Out Arc (裏返し編 Uragaeshi-hen)
  • after

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