Mirai Nikki (TV)


The Future Diary

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Mirai Nikki, Mirai Nikki (2011)
Japanese: 未来日記
English: The Future Diary
Spanish: The Future Diary
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Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2011 to Apr 15, 2012
Premiered: Fall 2011
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: asread.
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, SupernaturalSupernatural, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: GoreGore, High Stakes GameHigh Stakes Game, PsychologicalPsychological, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R+ - Mild Nudity

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Score: 7.431 (scored by 11479131,147,913 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #19562
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #32
Members: 1,888,926
Favorites: 29,781

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Synopsis

Yukiteru Amano is a shy middle schooler who regularly keeps track of what he does in his daily life by writing down all of his activities on his phone—a digital diary. Despite having no friends at school, Yukiteru is frequently seen talking to his supposedly imaginary friends Deus Ex Machina, the god of time and space; and Deus' servant, Mur Mur.

One day, Yukiteru wakes up and discovers that certain events of his day are preemptively displayed on his cellphone. While initially dismissing it as a coincidence, he slowly realizes that the incidents written in his phone actually take place in the near future. After spending the day benefiting from this new asset, Yukiteru learns that his classmate Yuno Gasai possesses a similar diary.

As the two team up to defeat an odd pursuer and head back to their respective homes, Deus Ex Machina explains that they—alongside 10 other contestants—have been drawn into a survival game whose victor will become the deity's successor. With no other options, Yukiteru and Yuno must use their cellphones—now called "Future Diaries"—to survive this unforgiving battle royale.

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Background

Mirai Nikki also spawned a live-action television show with a different plot from the manga and anime, as well as a visual novel.

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Staff

Nagura, Yasushi
Sound Director
Takashima, Daisuke
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

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"Kyouki Chinden (狂気沈殿)" by Yousei Teikoku
1: "Kuusou Mesorogiwi (空想メソロギヰ)" by Yousei Teikoku (eps 2-14)
2: "Dead END" by Faylan (eps 15-26)
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Ending Theme

"Happy End" by Faylan
1: "Blood Teller" by Faylan (eps 1-14)
2: "filament" by Yousei Teikoku (eps 15-26)



Sep 13, 2013
Notice: this review will contain a few spoilers. I'll mark them but if you haven't watched this yet, proceed with caution. Sorry about that.

Survival games have always been one of my favorite kinds of stories. I just love them. So naturally, when I heard about Mirai Nikki's premise, I was greatly looking forward to it. Unfortunately, after an excellent first episode, this series began to get worse and worse; by the end of it all, it had become nothing but a huge disappointment.

Let's begin with the positive aspects of this show. The art and animation in Mirai Nikki are, for the most part, rather good, ...
Oct 25, 2012
This is the first anime review I've ever written, so hopefully everything will turn out ok. Any feed back would be appreciated as long as its constructive ;)

This review won't contain any spoilers.

What would you do if you had something that told you the future? If you already had all the answers for an upcoming test, or knew how to avoid bully's on the way home from school? What about if it told you were going to die?

Mirai Nikki is a brilliant mix of a Psychological Thriller, Action, and Romance. Yuki is a boy who gains the ability to read the future ...
Jul 26, 2012
I'm going to tell you all a story. Once, there was a man. A man who loved trains. This man loved trains so much that every year or so he would put different things on the train and send it off for other people to see and enjoy. Sometimes he would put fruit on the train, othertimes he would put toys. All to see the end result that his precious train would deliver.

One day, said man decided to put as many fucked up things that he could find on this train. He put razors, cyanide, bombs, and even decided to mix in some sweet things ...

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