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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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Manga

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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
Kaminomi (神のみ)
The World God Only Knows
TWGOK

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Latest Release(s)

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
51 topics, 388 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1876 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.77 / 10.0
10
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9+
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8+
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5+
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Last Updated
April 18th 2014, 2:47pm PST

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Year
2008

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
N/A

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #4 increased(+6)
Monthly Pos #13 decreased(-5)
3 Month Pos #13 (No change)
6 Month Pos #10 increased(+1)

List Stats
On 7515 reading lists
On 1383 wish lists
On 875 completed lists
On 246 unfinished lists
On 529 custom lists

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Forum Posts
Now that TWGOK is over.. 0 days, 5 hours, 11 minutes ago
The World God Only Knows to End in Next Volume 6 days, 16 hours, 7 minutes ago
Now that Dokurou is... *spoiler alert* 113 days, 1 hours, 22 minutes ago
is anyone also annyoed by how the goddesses portrayed so dumb? 314 days, 5 hours, 14 minutes ago
224 368 days, 10 hours, 9 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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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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The best Romantic Comedy Manga Ever   
Rating: N/A
by crissio
December 31st, 2012, 4:52am
10/10
No contest actually, this series has beaten my most favorite romantic comedy manga before I read TWGOK : Love Hina .

By the way: If you already watched the anime, but have yet to read the manga. Seriously, read this manga. The manga completely blew the anime version of TWGOK out of the water.
I read the manga first before I watched the anime, so I know how the anime can't capture the "feel" when you read the manga, and there are so much detailed explanation that has been missing from anime scene which you can only find in manga, and also they cut so much scene from manga, so in sort, please read the manga.

I need to remind you that I probably have read countless romantic comedy manga, but there's none of them that actually have something that only TWGOK had:
1. Anti social main character, and genius at the same time.
2. Explaining things in detailed manner on how the girls brain and hearts really work together. It's like dissecting rat on your biology lab for scientific purpose. Thats how the general feel you get when you read this. So there's a logic behind every conversation, not just mindless numbing conversation about the girls emotions, but also with the purpose behind it and what domino effect will it have to your goal.
3. If you are a fan of tokimeki memorial , or similar genre that has a girls dialog to capture her in video games, this is a must read manga for you.
4. I'm a hardcore Gundam UC fans, and if you are like me, you will also probably like this because it's very obvious the mangaka liked Gundam UC too because there are so many insider "the first Gundam" joke on this manga, and I find it hillarious.

... Last updated on December 31st, 2012, 5:02am
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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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Absolutely incredible.   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by mackaveilli
November 23rd, 2011, 8:18pm
I picked this series up 3 days ago and between working a full time job and little rest, I've managed to finally catch up and begin the anime! (it really is that good) This series is powerfully addicting if you enjoy romance, a strong protagonist, lots of girls, and storyline that constantly moves forward. Keima Katsuragi is a cold-hearted tactical dating-genius. He can "see the ending" to a kiss but when it comes to understanding feelings - he really sucks. He easily gets caught up in the moment and before realizing it, he doesn't know how to handle love. Reading this series really brings back memories.. start reading this now if you've ever fallen in love, or haven't because you just might learn a thing or two. [currently ch. 167]
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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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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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Surprising   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by .Kaii
June 21st, 2008, 8:43pm
When I first saw a chapter of TWGOK, I clicked on it as a joke. But after reading, I was engrossed. The characters are unique, and the storyline interesting and humerous. The art is beautiful, and the way the characters interact with each other is brilliant.

Definitely a 10/10 from me.

... Last updated on September 10th, 2009, 7:12am
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