|Alternative Titles||: The Future Diary, Mirai Nikki, Mirai Nikki (2011), 未来日記|
|Producers||: FUNimation EntertainmentL, Lantis, Kadokawa Shoten, Asread, Rakuonsha, Kadokawa Pictures Japan, The Klock Worx, chara-ani.com, 12 Diary Holders, Dwango, Sakura Create|
|Genres||: Action, Mystery, Psychological, Shounen, Supernatural, Thriller|
|Rating||: R+ – Mild Nudity|
Mirai Nikki is focused around the main character, 15 year-old Yukiteru Amano, who is a bit more submissive than your average teenager. Yukiteru even has a habit of conversing with imaginary friends through his cellphone, in a record he calls his diary. Despite Yukiteru’s lack of social skills, he inadvertently gets thrown into a relationship with Yuno Gasai, a very passionate girl of similar age that attends his school. The characters’ impending collaboration is forced by the take-off of the story’s setting theme, a survival game.
Yukiteru and Yuno confront their connection and contemplate working together in the midst of this survival game upon being connected to each other in an interesting and subtlety disturbing way. There are 12 total combatants, including Yukiteru and Yuno. They are all given special diaries that possess unique powers to assist the individual regarding their survival chance. This survival game is conducted and monitored by God himself and the winner shall ascend to his thrown, becoming the universe’s new one-and-only god. There is but one victor. Who will be this world’s champion? Watch as these combatants fight for survival and a chance at godhood.