Higurashi is an Anime which falls under the genres of Phycoligal Horror. It reaches up to 26 Episodes.
A Boy named Keiichi moves into a Small Village called "Hinamezawa" but the Village has big secrets. Keiich befriends four girls: Mion Sonozaki, Rena Ryuugu, Sotoko Houjo and Rika Furude. These girls arn't what they seem though. Keiich wants to find out more about the hidden secrets beneath the Village but the more he finds out, the more he's getting his life into danger. The Anime also has many Story Arcs.
Keiichi is a transferr student and is 16 years old. He uses a baseball bat as a weapon which was orginally used by Sotoshi. His father is a famous Artist and Keiichi wants to uncover the mysterious murders and Curse of Oyashiro.
Rena is a student and she is 15 years old. She uses a Hatchet as a weapon, and she loves cute things and believes in the Curse of Oyashiro.
Mion is a member of the Sonozaki family and she is 17 years old. She is heiress to the Head of the Sonozaki family. Mion likes to have fun but can be serious sometimes.
Rika is head of the Furude family and rather 10 or 11 years old.