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Description
Katsuragi Keima is known on the net as the god of getting the girls while in real life hes known as otamegane and he hates all real girls. However he is approached by Elsie, a devil from hell, to help her in catching runaway spirits that hide in people. Apparently the spirits only hide in the hearts of girls and the only way to get the souls out is by making the girl fall in love so the spirit gets forced out. And hes not allowed to fail or he will lose his head.

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Associated Names
Мир ведомый лишь богу
只有神知道的世界
神のみぞ知るセカイ
เซียนเกมรัก ขอเป็นเทพนักจีบ
Kaminomi (神のみ)
Que sa volonté soit faite (French)
The World God Only Knows
TWGOK

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DKThias
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Noizy Scanlations
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Latest Release(s)
v.26 c.268v2 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (1132d ago)
c.268 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (1252d ago)
c.267 by Red Hawk Scanlations (1259d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
26 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 19, Chap 189

User Reviews
N/A

Forum
53 topics, 413 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (2265 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.67 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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5+
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4+
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Last Updated
December 8th 2016, 3:43pm PST


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Year
2008

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Serialized In (magazine)
Manga One (Shogakukan)
Shuukan Shounen Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #210 increased(+46)
Monthly Pos #244 decreased(-22)
3 Month Pos #224 decreased(-26)
6 Month Pos #214 decreased(-96)

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On 6136 reading lists
On 1485 wish lists
On 3101 completed lists
On 345 unfinished lists
On 663 custom lists

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Forum Posts
is anyone also annyoed by how the goddesses portrayed so dumb? 298 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
Who is your favorite heroine? 299 days, 0 hours, 50 minutes ago
TWGOK:The worse pairing/ending in the history of anime and manga and here's why. 304 days, 17 hours, 28 minutes ago
Now that TWGOK is over.. 304 days, 17 hours, 54 minutes ago
The World God Only Knows Question 1100 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes ago

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Really NICE~   
Rating: N/A
by kazuma7
May 20th, 2008, 10:10am
when i saw the title it didn't even gave me a slight interest~ but when i had a glimpse on the description it made me curious about it~ after reading chapter 1 it was quite interesting its somehow kinda different~ gonna be keeping watch on this series~
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Pretty solid, then.. meh.   
Rating: 5.5 / 10.0
by zedor
January 11th, 2016, 6:07am
At first, I didn't know what to expect. The premise was different from all the romance mangas that I usually read (they're more "normal"). It was bothersome at first, what with all the short seemingly unrelated stories and what not, so I was thinking of dropping it. Thankfully, it starts making headway at around chapter 55 or so, and picks up the pace in 50 or so chapters.

The comedy surrounding the MC and his view of the world is giggle-inducing; his actions are well-within his character untill the very end. As for other characters, most of the main heroines are well presented and explained. In any case, everything up to the last big arc (chapter ~190) makes sense more or less and is very well worth a read.

The troubling part comes after that. Pacing is all over the place, stuff seems to be invented on the spot so that the story would make sense and the ending is horrible, done over 2 chapters. There's no proper closure for the parties involved, we just have to take it at face value that everything is okay. With how it was handled, it doesn't matter who the chosen girl is - it's just poor writing. Sadly the last arc+shoddy ending casts a big shadow over an otherwise well drawn and well written piece of work.
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OMG OMG   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Mhaaad
August 9th, 2012, 12:53pm
My heart pounded so much I can't count !!!
The harem, the jealousy, the confessions, the comedy, the clumsiness, etc ... WILL BLOW YOUR MIND !!

absolute addiction .. MUST READ
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This is an update after the series ended : it was very bad and vague ending
seriously .. the ending made me lower the rating of this manga.
The last ark was bad and the ending made it worse.
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non the less .. It started AMAZING. I truly enjoyed it.

... Last updated on October 20th, 2016, 3:23am
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Awesome Shounen Romance Comedy   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mgehring
January 3rd, 2011, 1:01am
This is definitely a good read. The hero is a very extreme and exaggerated otaku who loves 2D or idealistic girls over 3D or realistic girls. Also its not a typical harem, since the hero has completely no interest in real girls at all. Also it is not riddled with ecchi like other harems. Even the idea with real vs ideal is not original and is found throughout this story and plot, it is using a modern model with "galga" or dating simulation games as the device to drive this story and give it new perspective. This does make for good and interesting ideas which can make you think a bit about the world we live in. The supernatural element adds the right kind of spice that can drive this ideal vs real into the most interesting conflicts and forcing the hero to use his 2D girl "capturing" skills to "capture" real girls since his life depends on it. Each character gets a deep and valuable background that helps drives the story and makes you appreciate them. The character backgrounds are also very touching and you can see the hero shine in a way you never expect a person like him could even though he hates to deal with real life.
The anime also follows closely with the manga and flows beautifully giving you more of what I think the author wants you to feel when watching and/or reading his story.
Also when the story starts to become dry and redundant the author throws a twist that turns the direction into a story that is deeper and more complex than you could have expected. It is not so complex though that you can not follow but it does leave you wanting more after each chapter.

Overall this is a good thinker manga that makes you think about love in a whole new way that most never thought about and its funny too!
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awesome   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kratos330
June 5th, 2008, 3:08pm
This is the rare kind of shonen that u can't just find anymore. The main character... what can i say hes freaking awesome, and i love how they do the strong yet made fun of main character (intelligence wise). I want to see a plot twist. I could seriously see this as an anime it would be amazing.

... Last updated on September 22nd, 2008, 6:19pm
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Fantastic Manga but....   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by tsukimikurashita
July 23rd, 2012, 5:13pm
Yes i agree with the people that either like,love or adore the manga.Haven't got a chance to watch the anime, but will try too. I caught up with the manga and am currently waiting for the next chapter.biggrin So far the manga is on my favorites list. Also the only reason i gave the manga a nine and not a ten is because the story has almost nothing to do with elsie, and shes the main herione!! I didnt say all i said almost. I know she was the reason or one of the reasons Keima (may boy character) started conquering girls and got involved with all the devil/goddess stuff, but after that its like she was just a side character even though she lived with Keima and kinda helped him conquer the girls. All through the story i was expecting her to show some amazing power or something like that but she didnt): Well the series is not over so maybe she'll be more like the main girl character later on......(hopefully)
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Superb   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Lefance
September 6th, 2010, 10:36am
Excellent series with original ideas and nice pacing. The newest arc (109-ish->) is simply brilliant. Keima is a refreshing protagonist for harem series and I really like the other characters too. Anime will begin in next month, hopefully it will be as good!
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Great series.   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by ninjarear
August 27th, 2010, 9:14pm
This series can be very funny and touching. Some people might have a problem with the basis of God capturing girls as if their objects, but every "capture" is touching in a way and the girls are very complex compared to other harem series. This manga is very funny and enjoyable if your into comedy or harem, not to mention the devil girl is insanely cute.

... Last updated on August 27th, 2010, 9:15pm
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Otamega   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by silvermatthieu
November 21st, 2009, 4:21pm
It's exacly how I like a manga:
The story is light-hearted with comedy, romance and light challenges.
The main character takes some time to get used to, but now I like his strange attitude to reality really much.
And the girls are not only cute, they are also presented with emotional deeps, which you don't see in most mangas.

To make it short: I love this manga.

I'lll hope he gets all flags for his RL-harem-ending!
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This is win   
Rating: N/A
by matthew20141
July 25th, 2009, 8:44am
This manga is win.....
-The main character does not care about girls
-The main character is mysteriously powerful
-The main character does not kick ass
-The main character kicks ass
-The female main character acts funny
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