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Kami no Shizuku  
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Description
Shizuku Kanzaki is the son of a recently deceased, world renowned wine critic named Yutaka Kanzaki. In order to take ownership of his father's legacy, an extensive wine collection featuring some of the most rare labels of the last 30 years, he must find 13 wines, known as the "Twelve Apostles" and the heaven sent "Drops of God" that his father described in his will. But despite being an only child, Shizuku is not alone in this unique wine hunt. He has a competitor. Issei Tomine, a renowned young wine critic, was recently adopted into the Kanzaki family and is also vying for this most rare of prizes.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
神の雫
神之水滴
신의 물방울
Drops of God
Kami no Shizuku Debut
Les Gouttes de dieu (French)
The Droplets of God
The Drops of God
The Tears of God

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Status in Country of Origin
41 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (136 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.11 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 1st 2014, 12:13pm PST

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Year
2004

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Morning (Kodansha)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Vertical (5 Omnibuses - Dropped)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #1043 increased(+148)
Monthly Pos #2101 increased(+148)
3 Month Pos #2936 increased(+397)
6 Month Pos #3543 increased(+244)

List Stats
On 762 reading lists
On 504 wish lists
On 29 unfinished lists
On 159 custom lists

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Kami no Shizuku Manga Wins French Wine Mag's Top Award 1544 days, 0 hours, 41 minutes ago

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Good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by tacit
August 1st, 2011, 3:16pm
This manga is good. The art is suitable, and I love how imagery is used in describing the wines. The writer does a good job blending the information on wine into an interesting storyline.
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I love it   
Rating: 9.8 / 10.0
by Akatsubaki
August 11th, 2009, 4:50am
This one is indeed a lovable manga. It's very unique, well knowledge, and have good artwork.
It make me paying interest in wine tasting, but sadly i don't have money to buy such things.
It remained me of Hikaru no Go, one of unique and best manga ever written. Because both stories are unique. And I love that!
i'm sure this series is one that I would never quit to read it.

... Last updated on September 8th, 2010, 9:50am
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Expression huh   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by mastertek
August 8th, 2009, 11:02pm
The wine tasting expressions are quite exaggerated like in Yakitate Japan. It's quite formal this way, or one can say aesthetic, likening wine to painting..
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Unique   
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by Thrudgelmir
June 10th, 2009, 4:51pm
I always find mangas with unique storyline interesting to read. And this is definitely one, ever read a manga about wine tasting ? Remind me about Glass Mask, you dont need a lot of romance or actions to make a good series
It surprising that people notice this series so late, if my Jap better, this would be one of many series i want to make its release faster.
BTW, its terminologys can be a challenge to readers have low vocabulary .
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Aye   
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by ChronicD
November 6th, 2008, 5:55pm
I for one, hope we get to work on this one more. I'm perfectly fine with my part in it, however, finding a translator seems to be a bit tough. There's a lot of very specific terminology in the dialogue. Not surprising since it's all about wine. bigrazz
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Give it a taste   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kayue
October 24th, 2008, 6:11pm
I'm not fond of wine at all, but I love a good manga. And this is a good manga. Plenty of tension despite the lack of shonen action, good art, and an interesting storyline. Looking forward to more.
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