Steins;Gate is a science fiction anime series based on the visual novel video game of the same name. The series follows a group of friends who discover they can send messages to the past using a modified microwave oven. The protagonist, Rintaro Okabe, a self-proclaimed “mad scientist,” along with his lab assistants, works to prevent a world disaster from occurring and find a way to save their friends from the future. As they delve deeper into the mysteries of time travel, they encounter dangerous organizations, rival time travelers, and mind-bending paradoxes that threaten their lives and the fabric of space-time itself. The series is known for its complex and intricate plot, suspenseful storytelling, and thought-provoking themes about the consequences of time travel and the choices we make.