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


Score: 7.411 (scored by 11956661,195,666 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #21162
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #33
Members: 1,980,963
Favorites: 30,413

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

Episode Videos

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Characters & Voice Actors


Hosoda, Naoto
Nagura, Yasushi
Sound Director


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)

Ending Theme

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


Apr 9, 2023
I was blown away by this series! I loved the core concept of the anime, which you can already tell from the title, Future Diary. Diaries that predict the future. It's an anime I've been looking for. When I rewatched it, I couldn't stop watching the episodes. They were very captivating and had a good storyline. From what I can gather from reviews on MyAnimeList, which I can also understand, are the expressions that the character Yuno Gasai makes. She constantly says "Yuki!" when she's in danger or just wants to call him urgently for something. It bothered me a bit when I realized it, ...
Dec 3, 2023
Mixed Feelings
This anime was such a disappointment

When I was younger i loved this anime so much I decided to rewatch it. So essentially I was left with very mixed feelings.
It starts off amazing, the characters are all super original and interesting and you just can't wait to see more of them, aswell as the story is super intriguing along with good pacing. It is one of those animes where you just want to watch another episode because it really is that good. and if it stayed this way this could easily be one of my favorite animes ever, aswell as it also has the nostalgia ...
Jul 18, 2023
Mirai Nikki falls short as a series due to its inconsistent pacing, questionable character motivations, numerous plot holes, and excessively outlandish scenarios that border on parody. While the conclusion holds some intrigue, it is ultimately overshadowed by the flaws prevalent throughout the rest of the season. The pacing feels rough, with certain episodes lacking purpose and others skipping crucial plot points entirely. The main characters also possess little to no urgency, doing only what is required to move the plot forward, relying on the side characters to provide the needed depth. However, these characters exhibit inconsistency, straying far from their initial motivations and doing a ...

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