Anime Underground The Best Anime Like Future Diary  

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Need some Future Diary anime recommendations? Since it's such an influential series, let's rank the best anime like Future Diary, with the help of your votes. These are anime that are similar to Mirai Nikki (Future Diary) in terms of tone, genre, characters, and more.

Btooom! is a good anime that's similar to Future Diary. Both series have people playing a game against each other where the last one who survives is the winner. Unfortunately the anime stopped being made well before the continuing manga, so you'll have to read the rest of it once you get hooked. Other good anime recommendations for fans of Future Diary are Guilty Crown, Shiki, and Eden of the East. Most anime that feature some kind of battle royale will be similar to Future Diary, but other anime on the list might be closer to it in terms of its character dynamics.

What should you watch after finishing Future Diary? Find some great picks on the Mirai Nikki (Future Diary) recommendations list below, and don't forget to vote up the anime you'd recommend to other Future Diary fans.

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Death Note is a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who stumbles across a mysterious ...more
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Another is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
26 years ago, in a third-year classroom of a middle school, there was a student named Misaki. As an honors student who was also good at sports, the charming girl was popular with her classmates. ...more
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Deadman Wonderland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Deadman Wonderland is a manga series written by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou, who also wrote and illustrated the Eureka Seven manga, and published in Shōnen Ace since 2008 ...more
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Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Elfen Lied is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. Elfen Lied takes place in Kamakura and Kanagawa, and focuses on the "Diclonius", a newly mutated species. ...more
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Guilty Crown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Guilty Crown is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitamina program block from October 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high ...more
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Btooom! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Btooom! is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Junya Inoue. An anime adaptation covering the first 50 chapters of the manga was produced by Madhouse. Ryōta Sakamoto is an ...more
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Danganronpa The Animation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Danganronpa: The Animation is a 2013 anime television series based on Spike Chunsoft's mystery video game, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. The anime is directed by Seiji Kishi. The 13-episode ...more
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Shiki is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Shiki is a horror novel by Japanese novelist Fuyumi Ono.An anime adaptation of the manga by Daume began broadcasting on July 8, 2010. The story takes place in a particularly hot summer in the ...more
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School Days is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
School Days is an adult Japanese visual novel developed by 0verflow, released on April 28, 2005 for Windows and later ported as a DVD game and for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable. The ...more
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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Sword Art Online (2012) is a Japanese anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. The story takes place in the near-future and focuses on ...more
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Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Steins;Gate is a 2011 anime series created by the animation studio White Fox, based on 5pb. and Nitroplus's video game of the same name. It is set in 2010, and follows Rintaro Okabe, who ...more
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Eden of the East is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Eden of the East is a Japanese anime television series, which premiered on Fuji TV's noitaminA timeslot on April 9, 2009. Created, directed and written by Kenji Kamiyama, it features character ...more
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Riddle Story of Devil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Riddle Story of Devil is a Japanese manga series written by Yun Kōga and illustrated by Sunao Minakata. An anime adaptation directed by Keizō Kusakawa and animated by Diomedéa aired in ...more
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Umineko: When They Cry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Umineko: When They Cry is a Japanese murder mystery dōjin soft visual novel series produced by 07th Expansion. The first game in the series, Legend of the Golden Witch, was first released at ...more
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Chaos;Head is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Chaos;Head, stylized as ChäoS;HEAd, is a Japanese visual novel developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus that was released on April 25, 2008 for the PC. A port of the game, named Chaos;Head Noah, for ...more
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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Puella Magi Madoka Magica is a Japanese anime television series produced by Shaft and Aniplex. It was directed by Akiyuki Shinbo and written by Gen Urobuchi, with original character designs by ...more
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Big Order is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Big Order is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Sakae Esuno. Order users have the ability to grant their wishes with their special powers called Orders. A 10-episode anime ...more
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Fate/stay night is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Fate/stay night is a Japanese visual novel developed by Type-Moon. A 24-episode anime series created by Studio Deen aired in Japan between January and June 2006. Fate/stay night chronicles a ...more
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Fate/Zero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Fate/Zero is a light novel by Gen Urobuchi, illustrated by Takashi Takeuchi, and is a prequel to Type-Moon's visual novel, Fate/stay night. The first volume was released on December 29, 2006, ...more
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The Radio Wave-Like Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime Like Future Diary
Denpa teki na Kanojo is a Japanese light novel series by Kentarō Katayama, with illustrations by Yamato Yamamoto. Juu Juuzawa is a delinquent high school boy who just wants to be left alone. The ...more