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Future Diary/Mirai Nikki TV Anime Confirmed for Fall

posted on 2011-04-21 12:00 EDT
Sakae Esuno's manga already inspired "pilot" anime

The Japanese publisher Kadokawa Shoten confirmed that the television anime adaptation of Sakae Esuno's Future Diary (Mirai Nikki) manga will premiere this fall. Naoto Hosoda is directing the anime at the anime studio asread. Katsuhiko Takayama is supervising the series scripts, and Hidetsugu Hirayama is designing the characters with Ruriko Watanabe. The cast is as follows:

Misuzu Togashi as Yukiteru Amano 
Tomosa Murata as Yuno Gasai 
Mai Aizawa as Minene Uryū 
Manami Honda as Muru-Muru  

The manga already inspired a "pilot" anime that came bundled with the 11th manga volume on a premium anime DVD on December 25. Tokyopop published the 10th manga volume in North America on April 12, just days before announcing that its North American publishing operations will end next month. The 12th and final volume of the manga is shipping in Japan on April 26.

Source: Saishin Anime Jōhō

Update: More background information added.

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