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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
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    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
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    Elfen Lied (Arms, 2004) is a Japanese supernatural horror anime series based on the manga series by Lynn Okamoto. Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware  ...more
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    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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    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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    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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    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
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    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
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    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 1990s,  ...more
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    Thriller, Sci-Fi
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    Steins;Gate (White Fox, 2011) is a Japanese sci-fi anime series based on the 2009 visual novel by Nitroplus and 5pb. After discovering time travel, a university student and his friends must use their  ...more
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    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
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    Beyond the Boundary is a Japanese light novel series written by Nagomu Torii, with illustrations by Tomoyo Kamoi. One day, high school student Akihito Kanbara instinctively goes to save his fellow  ...more
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    Action, Supernatural
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    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
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    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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    Fate/stay night (Studio Deen, 2006) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the visual novel developed by Type-Moon. Amateur mage Shirou Emiya gets involved in a fight between mages using  ...more
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    Action, Game
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    Sword Art Online (A-1 Pictures, 2012) is a Japanese fantasy anime series based on the light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by abec. In the year 2022, thousands of people get  ...more
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    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 Ume  ...more
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    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
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    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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    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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    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
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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
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    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
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