Mirai Nikki

The Future Diary OVA

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Synonyms: Mirai Nikki OVA
Japanese: 未来日記
English: The Future Diary OVA
German: Mirai Nikki OVAs
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 9, 2010
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: asread.
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, SupernaturalSupernatural, SuspenseSuspense
Themes: High Stakes GameHigh Stakes Game, SurvivalSurvival
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 8 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.181 (scored by 128295128,295 users)
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Ranked: #33672
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Popularity: #1007
Members: 238,893
Favorites: 2,436

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


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Characters & Voice Actors


Nagura, Yasushi
Sound Director
Yousei Teikoku
Theme Song Performance


Opening Theme

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Youtube Music
"Kuusou Mesorogiwi" by Yousei Teikoku

Ending Theme

"The Creator" by Yousei Teikoku


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 ...
Oct 8, 2015
Mixed Feelings
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 ...
Jan 27, 2012
So after having watched 12 episodes of Mirai Nikki (TV) and being thoroughly impressed by it, I decided it would be worth spending the 8 minutes it takes to watch the Mirai Nikki OVA.

In my honest opinion this is more of a preview or a commercial than anything else. Scenes switch so fast without any explanation that it is next to impossible to tell what is happening unless you have watched the show like I have. In fact, it appears they squeezed the first 2 episodes into this 8 minute long ova. So if you think about it this is just pretty much an 8 ...

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