Ranked #1509

Mirai Nikki

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Mirai Nikki OVA, The Future Diary OVA
Japanese: 未来日記


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 9, 2010
Producers: Asread
Source: Unknown
Duration: 8 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)
L represents licensing company


Score: 7.501 (scored by 49,079 users)
Ranked: #15092
Popularity: #443
Members: 87,447
Favorites: 2,312
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Middle school 2nd year, Amano Yukiteru, is a boy who has problem making friends. He thinks of himself as a bystander and will always write down everything he sees in a cell phone diary.

Tormented by solitude, Yukiteru began to imagine things like a friend called Deus Ex Machina who is apparently the Lord of Time & Space. Seeing Yukiteru's miserable state, Deus gives him a new ability. His diary will now record events that will happen in the near future. Yukiteru is then forced to participate in a game which the winner will become Deus's successor.

A short OVA that was bundled with the limited edition of the eleventh volume of the manga.

(Source: MU)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Gasai, Yuno
Gasai, Yuno
Murata, Tomosa
Murata, Tomosa
Amano, Yukiteru
Amano, Yukiteru
Togashi, Misuzu
Togashi, Misuzu
Uryuu, Minene
Uryuu, Minene
Aizawa, Mai
Aizawa, Mai
Deus Ex Machina
Deus Ex Machina


Hosoda, Naoto
Hosoda, Naoto
Yousei Teikoku
Yousei Teikoku
Theme Song Performance
Itsuki, Yui
Itsuki, Yui
Theme Song Lyrics
Esuno, Sakae
Esuno, Sakae
Original Creator

Opening Theme

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Ending Theme

"The Creator" by Yousei Teikoku

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Oct 8, 2015
I'm going to say what everyone already knows. This looked like an animation and concept test. Much like how marvel studios leaked a concept animation for Deadpool.

So when I watched this particular OVA I was doing it to clean up loose ends with the series. (Like I do with all series).

Watching it right off the back I could tell it was a trailer or a concept test footage.

However if you are wanting to get into the series I would suggest watching this first, (there are spoilers, but they are very mediocre and don't really ruin anything).

It was also a reminder about read more
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Sep 30, 2015
When I went into this I was hoping to get more story and/or something extra to add on to the series but instead its just like a basic trailer or a summery of what happened the first few episodes kinda disappointing
although the animation characters and sound had decent a quality like in the original the fact that it didn't add anything to the story made me give it a 6 out of 10
I hope that mire nikki will soon get another ova series or even a new season so they can add on to what happened at the end
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Dec 9, 2010
This OVA isn't as bad as people are making out to be. In fact this is less of an OVA and more of a trailer presenting some scenes from the first volume of the manga and showing what it would look like in anime form.

After watching this I can say that it looks fantastic.

From a story perspective this OVA was really confusing. A first timer may understand about the future diary and not a whole lot else. However this OVA were different scenes made to sorta tell a story, not really the whole thing. If an actual anime was made it would be read more
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May 14, 2015
This anime is just.. really, really, really good. After the first couple of episodes, I was completely hooked. Yuno is such an amazing and interesting character. She's easily my favorite character yet. Her relationship with Yuki is incredibly interesting, and how she reacts to certain scenarios is incredible as well.

Pretty much, Yuno carries this show. Without her, I'm not sure how well this show should be. Yuki is a good character, but nothing incredible. I feel the same way with the plot.

-Yuno (restated for emphasis)
-Story/ plot/ scenarios are very entertaining
-10/10 show if you're interested in the psychological part of shows

-Side chars can be read more
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