This song was the trigger that led to my rapid, two day descent into the manga called Mirai Nikki (Future Diary) by Sakae Esuno.
When I first saw the word ‘Diary,’ I immediately thought “Oh no, another Death Note. Great.” Thankfully I was wrong.
Mirai Nikki is a story about a young, socially awkward boy named Yukiteru Amano. He and 11 others are thrust into a game by the God of Time and Space aka Deus Ex Machina to battle it out so that the winner can take his place as God. Each of them are equipped with a special ‘Future Diary’ that allows them to see future events. Unfortunately, the only way to be the last man standing is to literally be the last man standing. Luckily for Yukiteru, he has a protector in the shape of Yuno Gasai, his stalker and a Future Diary holder, who is willing to kill anyone who is a threat to her beloved Yukiteru.
Well, from here on out there will be many spoilers and probably some fan-girling so…read at your own risk! Continue reading