Yuichi Higurashi

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Yuichi Higurashi

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Gender: Male
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).

Scenarios written

Number of case scenarios written: 7 (8 episodes)

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


  1. 日暮裕一 - Wikipedia (Japanese)
  2. Yuuichi HIGURASHI - Anime News Network