FUNimation is bringing out some new but older material for its members that have a SubPass or an All-AccessPass with the complete series for The Future Diary available. Well, it’s been available for streaming before since it was simulcast on the site, but they’re now offering it in full today, uncut in subtitled form, in high definition for the first time. So for those that didn’t want to pick up the standard definition DVD release, and have one of the streaming passes, you can now check it out in high definition and enjoy it here.
Based on the light novel series by Sakae Esuno, Future Diary is a twenty-six episode series animated by Asread that gives us more fun with cell phones. It originally aired in 2011 and was animated by Asread. You can read our review of the first DVD set here and the second set here. A Blu-ray release is planned for this year.
Plot concept: This psychological thriller, based on the manga written and illustrated by Esuno Sakae, is about Yuki, a loner who’s not very good with people. He prefers to write a diary on his cell phone and talk to his imaginary friend, Deus Ex Machina – The God of Time and Space. However, Yuki soon learns that Deus is more than a figment of his imagination when he makes Yuki participate in a battle royale with eleven others. The contestants are given special diaries that can predict the future, each diary possessing unique features that give it both advantages and disadvantages. Within the next 90 days, the contestants must try to survive until there is only one left standing. The winner will become the new God of Time and Space.