Find out how to watch all Steins;Gate episodes, OVAs and movies in the correct timeline.
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Steins;Gate is an anime that has captivated many fans of the science fiction genre. The plot centers on a group of friends who discover a artifact capable of sending messages to the pastwhich leads them to experiment over time and face a series of problems that can influence the future.
However, due to the complexity of the plot, it is easy to get lost among so many seasons, movies and OVAs. For this reason, in this article we explain how to watch Steins;Gate in chronological order so you can enjoy this fascinating story clearly and coherently.
How to watch Steins Gate in chronological order
For those who want to watch Steins Gate in chronological order, it can be a bit confusing due to the non-linear structure of the story. However, in the following information you can find the appropriate chronology to understand all the events in an orderly manner in terms of the development of time.
Steins;Gate (Episodios 1 a 22)
To start, you should watch the first season of Steins;Gate up to episode 22, as this time frame introduces each of the characters and their goals. In addition, you will see what the first steps of the self-proclaimed mad scientist, Rintaro Okabe and how it is that he gets fully involved in the topic of time travel to the point of generating problems in his personal life.
Steins;Gate: Missing Link, Flat on the Border (OVA)
The next thing you should do is watch the OVA Steins;Gate: Missing Link, Flat at the Border, which is also known as “The Missing Link of the Border Encounter” or “23β – Divide by Zero”. This episode is a temporary alternative to chapter 23 from the first season, which explains part of the divergent timelines that have caused Rintaro Okabe to have problems by not being able to solve a problem with his time artifact.
The beginning of the second season is about the level of responsibility that Rintaro begins to take about his actions. At the same time, it is a stage in which the scientist desires more and more knowledge and surpasses himself more and more.
Steins;Gate 0: Polymorph Crystal in Valentine’s Day (OVA)
Although it is an OVA that does not have much relevance in terms of history, it is good that you see it because it shows a side of Rintaro that you have probably never seen. Well, it’s been so long dedication time and effort that it has invested in the science that the protagonist has never properly celebrated Valentine’s Day and just in this special episode he has had the opportunity to do so.
Steins;Gate (Episodes 23 and 24)
Going back to the first season after seeing everything mentioned so far, you should better understand episode 23 and 24 of Steins;Gate. We recommend that you pay attention to all the details to determine the differences compared to episode 23β.
Steins;Gate: Poriomania of Selfishness (OVA)
Here again emphasis is placed on the love relationships of the protagonist. The interesting thing about this part of the story is that both he and his companions, travel to the United States Thanks to Faris’s proposal.
Steins;Gate: The Movie – Load Region of Deja Vu (Película)
After the end of Steins Gate 0 comes this new movie released in 2013 that is positioned one year after the completion of the main story. Here Kurisu regresa a Akihabara and meets with Okabe, who seems to be having trouble with side effects he got from experimenting with time travel. This causes Okabe to completely disappear and people forget about him.
Steins;Gate: The Sagacious Wisdom of Cognitive Computing (OVA)
This is a collaboration between Steins;Gate and IBM, a world-renowned technology company. Here they offer a total of 3 episodes that focus on the importance that computers could have in the future. Although these shorts are optional, it’s a fun and interesting way to see the anime’s tech-focused characters.
In case you don’t know where to watch this series, you can find some of the anime movies on Prime Video. In fact, Steins;Gate is not the only time travel anime out there, as there are also other sci-fi cartoons that will surely catch your attention.
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