Mr. Higurashi was the late son of Grandpa and the late Grandma Higurashi, husband of Ms. Higurashi, father of Kagome and Sōta, posthumous father-in-law to Inuyasha, and grandfather of Moroha and Mei.


He proposed to Ms. Higurashi by the Sacred Tree after they had a fight.[1] He took his wife to Sōgō hospital where he had a first child was born named Kagome.[2] He died in a car accident several years prior to the start of the series, when Kagome was very little, and the rest of the family moved to Higurashi shrine after his death.[3][4][5]


  • He never makes a physical appearance in the series, neither in pictures or flashbacks.

Media Appearances


Higurashi (日暮)
Characters GrandpaGrandmaMr. HigurashiMs. HigurashiSōta HigurashiKagome HigurashiBuyoInuyashaMoe HigurashiTowa HigurashiSetsunaMorohaMei Higurashi
Locations Higurashi shrine (Sacred TreeHouseStorehouseWellhouse) • Higurashi family's apartment
Items Mermaid scaleMummified kappa handSacred sutrasShikon Jewel keychainsSō'unga