After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had occurred in Hinamizawa. From this point on, horrific events unfold in front of Keiichi, as he soon learns his close friends may not be all that they seem. Based on the amateur mystery game by 07th Expansion, the story is told in a series of different scenarios.
- Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery
- Studio: AT-X, BS11, Tokai Television Broadcasting, Kansai TV
- Keyword: sadism, mass murder, village, rain, trauma, gore, baseball bat, harem, horror, beaten to death, murder, psychic power, rampage, psychological thriller, torture, fear, psychic, rage, witness to murder, dungeon, psycho killer, adult animation, psycho, folklore, bloodbath, needle, brunette, 1980s, traumatic experience, anime
- Cast: Soichiro Hoshi, Satsuki Yukino, Mai Nakahara, Satsuki Yukino, Mika Kanai, Yukari Tamura