|Date of birth:||November 13, 1957|
|Date of death:||July 2001|
|Place of birth:||Chiba Prefecture, Japan|
Yuichi Higurashi (日暮 裕一 Higurashi Yūichi, November 13, 1957–July 2001) is a Japanese screenplay writer from Chiba Prefecture.
Higurashi started his screenwriting career since 1979, a television drama series called Seibu Keisatsu, working with Hiroshi Kashiwabara, Takeo Ohno, and Junichi Miyashita. Afterwards, he was exceedingly active for crime dramas and TV animations from the 80's to 90's.
In 2001, he died of cancer, at only 43 years old.
Higurashi only participated the production of the Detective Conan anime from 1996 to 1998. He did not only wrote scripts for anime original cases, but also a severely altered manga script for once. The cases written by him were obviously Honkaku Detective Fiction (本格派推理).
Number of case scenarios written: 7 (8 episodes)
- The False Kidnapping and Hostage Case (Episode 25)
- Three Hotta Siblings Murder Case (Episode 44)
- Facial Mask Murder Case (Episode 45)
- A Ghost Ship Murder Case (Episodes 61-62)
- Stage Actress Murder Case (Episode 67)
- The Flower Scent Murder Case (Episode 90)
- The Farewell Wine Murder Case (Episode 97)
Scenarios adapted from the manga
Number of manga cases adapted: 1 (1 episode)
Other notable works
- City Hunter: Goodbye my Sweetheart: Screenplay
- Puppet Master Sakon: Screenplay
- Reporter Blues: Screenplay
- Saint Tail: Screenplay
- Seibu Keisatsu: Screenplay