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The Best Anime Like Future Diary

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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  • Another (P.A. Works, 2012) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Yukito Ayatsuji. A young man named Koichi Sakakibara transfers to a new school ...more
  • Elfen Lied (AT-X, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga series by Lynn Okamoto from Arms animation studio. Two university students come across a seemingly harmless ...more
  • Death Note (Madhouse, 2006) is a Japanese supernatural thriller anime series based on the manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. The story follows Light Yagami, a teen genius who stumbles across a ...more
  • Guilty Crown (Fuji TV, 2011) is a Japanese action dystopia anime series from Production I.G animation studio. Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability called "The Power of the ...more
  • Makoto Naegi and 14 other students are trapped in a school designed to entice them into murder.
  • An immortal boy and a girl who can manipulate blood meet and experience life together.
  • Btooom! (Tokyo MX, 2012) is a Japanese action survival anime series based on the manga by Junya Inoue from Madhouse animation studio. Ryota Sakamoto, one of the world's top players of the combat ...more
  • Deadman Wonderland (Manglobe, 2011) is a Japanese action anime series based on the manga by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou. After being falsely convicted for the murder of his entire ...more
  • Kakegurui (Netflix, 2017) is an anime series adapted from the manga of the same title written by Homura Kawamoto and illustrated by Tōru Naomura. Set in the high-class elite school Hyakkaou Private ...more
  • 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 television ...more
  • Shiki (Fuji TV, 2010) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the novel written by Fuyumi Ono from Daume animation studio. Supernatural horrors befall a small town when its population ...more
  • Steins;Gate (ATX, 2011) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series based on the 2009 visual novel by Nitroplus and 5pb from White Fox animation studio. After discovering time travel, a university student and ...more
  • 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
  • Fate/Zero (ufotable, 2011) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel by Gen Urobuchi and Takashi Takeuchi, and a prequel to the 2006 anime Fate/stay night. Seven chosen mages and ...more
  • A young amateur magician unknowingly enters a tournament that is fought to the death.
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  • Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School (Tokyo MX, 2016) is a Japanese mystery horror anime series based on Spike Chunsoft's Danganronpa video game franchise, and serves as a conclusion to ...more
  • 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 the Xbox ...more
  • Puella Magi Madoka Magica (JNN, 2011) is a Japanese dark fantasy magical girl anime series created by Magica Quartet from Shaft animation studio. A group of female middle school students who choose ...more
  • When Saki Morimi gets into trouble with the police in Washington D.C., she is helped by a Japanese man who calls himself, Akira Takizawa.
  • 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
  • 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 Comiket ...more
  • Players of immersive online role-playing games become key figures in a series of mysteries and conspiracies that reach beyond the digital realm and threaten the lives of the players themselves.
  • 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