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Ryūkishi07

Overview
Works: 94 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 3,297 library holdings
Genres: Comics (Graphic works)  Graphic novels  Detective and mystery comics  Horror comics  Fiction  Young adult works  Fantasy comics  History  Novels  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN6790.J34, 741.5952
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Most widely held works by Ryūkishi07
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life couldn't be better for Keiichi Maebara. Sure, he's moved to a sleepy, little town where nothing happens and high school consists of a one-room schoolhouse, but his new friends and fellow students are all cute girls! When he happens upon a story about a grisly local murder, however, his contentment turns to uneasiness ..."--Yen Press
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After endless cycles of tragedy, Rika at last finds herself in an incarnation where she knows the true culprit behind her murder. But with only a week before the Cotton Drifting Festival - and her demise - she and Hanyu are going to have to work fast to devise a counter-strategy. The past has shown that Rika can count on her friends, but if she wants to unravel the plot that will ultimately destroy Hinamizawa, she's going to need help in higher places - but what evidence would convince an adult that the little girl's fear of death is founded?"--
Higurashi when they cry : abducted by demons arc by Ryūkishi07( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life couldn't be better for Keiichi Maebara. Sure, he's moved to a sleepy, little town where nothing happens and high school consists of a one-room schoolhouse - but his new friends and fellow students are all cute girls! When he happens upon a story about a grisly local murder, however, his contentment truns to uneasiness as he finds himself drawn into a web of silent intrigue that involves his newfound friends ... and threatens his very existence
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up until now, Keichi's been having the time of his life with his new friends in Hinamizawa. But when their good-natured pranks take a deadly turn, Keiichi grows more and more suspicious about his friends' involvement with the so-called "Oyashiro-Sama's Curse." Turning to Ooishi-San for reassurance only confirms Keiichi's worst fears as dark secrets about Rena's past are revealed
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You've already met Keiichi Maebara and his mischievous friends in the Abducted by Demons Arc. But Oyashiro-sama's curse is poised to strike anew in Hinamizawa village. When Keiichi spots tomboy Mion working at a maid café, he can hardly believe his eyes! But it's not Mion after all-- it's her identical twin sister, Shion. Keiichi's never heard of this 'twin sister' before and suspects it's just another one of Mion's pranks. But through Shion, Keiichi is able to see a quieter, more feminine side of his best friend, even if it is all an act. As Keiichi spends more time with Shion, however, Rena grows more accusatory"--Publisher's web site
Rose guns days by Ryūkishi07( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After suffering unprecedented disasters in World War II, Japan accepts the American and Allied Forces' terms of unconditional surrender. Now the citizens of a ruined nation, the people of Japan come together amid an influx of influences and immigrants and-cunningly, carefully-survive.This is the unrecognizable Japan to which the sharpshooting, sweet-talking womanizer Leo Shishigami returns three years after the war. Against this backdrop, in the spring of 1947, everything is set into motion when Leo meets Rose Haibara, the Madam of Club Primavera" --
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven mad by what she found in Takano's scrapbook, Rena is on the run from both her friends and the police. Officer Ooshi forces more information out of Mion, who reveals that there are other scrapbooks that detail even more outrageous theories explaining the village murders, but that information may not be enough to prevent Rena from making a dangerous move
Higurashi when they cry : eye opening arc by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unable to provide an alibi for the night of the Cotton Drifting, Satoshi becomes the prime suspect for the murder of his aunt! As her friend is hauled away by the police, Shion steps forward as a witness to Satoshi's whereabouts that night, exposing her true identity in the process. Shion may have saved Satoshi this time, but her actions have put her in serious danger. What will the Sonozaki family do to Shion when they learn of her association with Satoshi Hojo? And what will they do to Satoshi?"--Cover
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a lead on the kidnapping of the construction minister's grandson brings Ooishi and Akasaka to a seculded outpost station, where they come face-to-face with the boy's abductors
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keiichi, the new boy in the small mountain village of Hinamizawa, learns that his friend Satoko had a brother who disappeared. Keiichi and Satoko's bond gets stronger as he discovers how smart and resourceful Satoko can be
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Mion's name clearly printed among the names of those killed in Hinamizawa twenty years ago, suspicion for the murder falls on her. But Mion isn't the only one whose story doesn't quite add up. How did the killer know Otobe's was the only phone with a signal? How could Otobe's friends have simply 'disappeared'? Is it really the work of demons, or is there a murderer among them?"--Amazon.com
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the twenty years since the Hinamizawa disaster, the small village has become a literal ghost town. Terrible rumors about the mysterious gas leak that claimed hundreds of lives have kept even the most curious at bay. But on this night, fate has led five strangers to the abandoned mountain hamlet--among them a certain Mion Sonozake. As the footsteps of the living echo through the abandoned halls of Furude shrine, the sleeping demons of Hinamizawa stir once agtain ..."--Page 4 of cover
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a year at boarding school, Shion Sonozaki flees the oppressive institution and secretly returns to her hometown in the mountains, telling only her twin sister Mion of her arrival. Though the Sonozaki family has kept the sisters apart to prevent conflict over who would become the next family head, Mion and Shion have remained close - enough so that Shion can easily impersonate her identical twin. When Shion encounters Satoshi Hojo in town, he is completely taken in by her "Mion" disguise. And Shion is quite taken with him..." -- Publisher's description
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the Cotton Drifting Festival, Shion convinces Keiichi to sneak into a sacred storehouse with Miyo and Jirou. They ask him to keep it a secret, because if anyone finds out, all four of them will most likely be killed or sacrificed as part of the village's ritual
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The demon of the Sonozaki family has found fertile soil in Shion's soul, and her fury rages out of control as she targets the last of those who are guilty of hurting her beloved Satoshi. But how far is she willing to go? Will any torture or punishment fill the void left by her dear friend? Or will the sacrifices only rip greater holes in the tatters of her herart? The last pieces of the puzzle fall into place in the final volume of the eye opening arc!"--Page [4] o fCover
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rena has taken extreme measures to protect her and her father's happiness, but such drastic actions have terrible consequences. When her friends learn of her crimes, they feel no revulsion toward Rena, but rather a sense of regret that they hadn't been able to help her and avert this tragedy. But even if they had sensed Rena's desperation, would her classmates' pity have transformed itself from sentiment into action? Hadn't they had the same opportunity to prevent tragedy a year earlier, when Satoshi Hojo was suffering abuse at home, and failed to prevent his desperate act of murdering his aunt? How much can Rena afford to trust in a place like Hinamizawa?"--Publisher's web site
Umineko, when they cry. turn of the golden witch by Ryūkishi07( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the six sacrifices of the first night claimed, Beatrice, the Golden Witch, turns her attention to selecting the sacrifices for the second night: the "Two Who Are Close." As the corpses begin to pile up, Battler struggles to disprove that the deaths can only be explained by the existence of magic, and the crafty Beatrice is using every strategy in her playbook to trip him up. Logic and truth perform an acrobatic dance in which a single misstep could spell certain death. Can Battler defeat Beatrice in this match of wits and wills? Or will he find himself kneeling at the witch's feet?!
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Keiichi's appeals to the Child Consultation Center receive an outpouring of support from his classmates and teachers, but still the authorities refuse to intercede. Hinamizawa is a village controlled by three powerful families, and without the support of the Sonozakis-- and their fearsome head, Oryou-- the Center will not budge. As Keiichi struggles to convince Oryou, Rika feels her dream of living a happy life beyond the summer of 1983 begin to fade away. Does Keiichi have what it takes to make a miracle happen? Can Satoko be saved? Can Rika?"--Publisher's web site
Higurashi when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 'Curse Killing Arc' ... The 'Time Killing Arc' ... As each incarnation of the terrible events in Hinamizawa unfolds, Rika Furude must watch as her friends descend into madness and despair, knowing the only fate that awaits her is death. With the unique ability to see all of these worlds, Rika desperately searches for the common links between them, which will help her break the cycle and give her and her friends a happy future beyond June 1983. But with less than a month before the cotton drifting in her current life, will Rika be able to change destiny in time?"--Publisher's web site
Umineko, when they cry by Ryūkishi07( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Each year, the Ushiromiya family gathers at the secluded mansion of its patriarch, the elderly Kinzo. It has been six years since Battler joined his cousins at the annual event, but their happy reunion is overshadowed by worsening weather and an eerie premonition from his youngest cousin-- not to mention their parents' feud over the inheritance. Battler doesn't hold much stock in dark omens, nor does he believe the tales of the witch rumored to have given his grandfather a fortune in gold-- and who walks the halls of the mansion to this day-- But when the eighteen family members and servants are trapped on the island by the raging typhoon, the grisly events that follow leave Battler shaken to his core. Is one of his relatives desperate enough to kill for the family fortune? Or is this the work of the Golden Witch?"--Publisher's web site
 
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Alternative Names
竜騎士07, 1973-

Languages
English (82)