Future Diary, Volume 1

Future Diary (Volume #1)
by Sakae Esuno
Published 2009 by Tokyopop
208 pages. Paperback.
Rating: 4/5

Yukiteru is a lonely student whose only hobby is the daily diary he keeps on his cell phone. Bu Yukiteru has a secret that nobody knows about… his cellphone can tell the future! Now a vicious game of survival is about to begin among the twelve future diary holders–with the winner crowned god of a new world!

This is such a fun manga. It’s not quite what I’m used to because it’s shonen, rather than shoujo. I really enjoyed it though and I’m looking forward to reading the rest of the series.

Yukiteru is kind of a cry baby, but I think he’ll get over it. Yuno is pretty cool. She’s very energetic and set on making sure no harm comes to Yuki. I like how all the diary holders have different diaries based on their personalities and lives. It makes that aspect of the story really interesting. I can’t wait to see the rest of the diary holders. The whole things is kind of over-the-top, which makes it funny. I love how outrageous all the situations Yuki gets in are. The drawing is good, really defined. I like that in manga.

If you like manga, you should check this one out. It’s fun.

Prude Filter: This manga contains profanity, violence, and sexual references. The books suggests 16 and up.

Source: Homewood Public Library. Homewood, AL.
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  1. Thanks for your review, Laura. I might give this one a try now. I don't usually enjoy shonen, either., but I trust your opinion.


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