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Kami-sama Hajimemashita  
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Momozono Nanami's dad, a man with a penchant for gambling, disappeared after accumulating a huge amount of debt. Thus, she was chased out of her house by the debt collectors. When she met a timid guy being chased by a dog, he told her that he'd give her his house. She believed his persuasive talk, but when she went to his house… it turned out to be a shrine. Moreover, a guy with fox ears appeared, which made Nanami even more confused. What will become of homeless and confused Nanami?


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Associated Names
Ciuman Dewa (Indonesian)
Divine Nanami (French)
Kamisama Hajimemashita
Kamisama Kiss
Nice to Meet You, Kamisama

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Latest Release(s)

Status in Country of Origin
22 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?

Anime Start/End Chapter
Starts at Vol 1, Chap 1
Ends at Vol 5, Chap 30 - Alternative Ending (Season 1); Vol 11, Chap 63 (Season 2)

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User Rating
Average: 8.9 / 10.0 (1222 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.84 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 6th 2015, 5:50pm PST



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Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)

English Publisher
Viz (19 Volumes - Ongoing)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #218 decreased(-8)
Monthly Pos #187 increased(+1)
3 Month Pos #155 decreased(-16)
6 Month Pos #142 decreased(-21)

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On 5162 reading lists
On 1568 wish lists
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Forum Posts
New anime season of Kamisama Hajimemashita announced! 358 days, 6 hours, 40 minutes ago
What Happened to the Latest Releases Section? 810 days, 13 hours, 3 minutes ago
how is the romance? 900 days, 6 hours, 15 minutes ago
Is Kamisama Kiss like its manga (Kamisama Hajimemashite)? 970 days, 18 hours, 33 minutes ago
Kamisama Hajimemashita Gets Anime 1131 days, 9 hours, 47 minutes ago

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More mature than Inuyasha   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by EtherealScribe
September 13th, 2012, 10:50am
A lot of people have compared this manga to Inuyasha. It's true that it's very similar in many ways.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
Kagome and Inuyasha bickered quite a bit and so do Nanami and Tomoe. Inuyasha was kind of rough with Kagome and Tomoe can be rough with Nanami at times. Both lead males come to the rescue of the female when she needs them. There is also the lover in the past and the jewel/Dragon King's Eye being a part of the lead female.

However, I've read Inuyasha all the way to the end and I have enjoyed this manga much more. Nanami is so much stronger than Kagome. She's hardly a damsel in distress. There are a good number of times when Nanami saves Tomoe or saves herself, rather than Tomoe saving her. She IS less strong than Tomoe, but that makes sense, doesn't it? After all, she is human and he is a demon.

Also, Inuyasha and Kagome never really address the fact that she is mortal and he is immortal. This manga explores in depth how that difference can affect their relationship. Nor does Inuyasha ever acknowledge his feelings with the clarity that Tomoe does.

I've read the raws and translations all the way up to ch.85 (check out the spoilers thread at and I'm pleasant surprised by this manga. Inuyasha began to disappoint me as the chapters dragged on and Kagome's character hardly got stronger. I think if you read the raws up until the latest chapter, you'll be as thrilled as I am with the depth of this manga and the skill of the mangaka.

P.S: IMO, it's like she read Inuyasha and thought to herself, "pssh, I can do better than that."

... Last updated on September 13th, 2012, 10:51am
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utterly pointless   
Rating: N/A
by kasekimizu
July 16th, 2012, 9:03pm
Formulaic romance. Main character morphs into damsel in distress character, losing all conviction. Every character is lacks depth. Art is unoriginal and uninspiring. Motivations are lacking or unconvincing.
If you've ever read a decent series, stay away as this twilight-like drivel isn't worth the time.
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Beautiful art, well-paced story, rounded characters   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by korinacaffeine
June 21st, 2012, 12:37pm
Really beautiful manga all around. The art is stunning and the characters are likable and believable. Every character has their own clearly defined personality, and over the course of what has been translated so far, they grow and change and develop. The romanced is paced EXTREMELY well; it's not too fast or too slow. Tomoe (the male lead) is just as resistant about a relationship with a human as he should be, but his resistance isn't frustrating and their relationship hasn't dragged on (so far).

Another plus for this manga is the fact that the minor characters are actually interesting, and you genuinely come to care for them--something very rare for shoujo manga. They all get the appropriate amount of screentime (some manga will have multiple chapters dedicated to the most minor characters and it drives me up the wall) and develop along with Tomoe and Nanami.

All in all just a great manga. I can't say enough good things about it. Just wish it would be translated faster!
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Mesmerizing, lovable and worth bending my spine!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by UsoSora
April 21st, 2012, 6:44pm
Bewildering, cheerful, energetic, lovely, tense, wild, agressive, warm, determined, harmonious, witty, creepy, wide, melancholic, sweet, noisy, smooth, nosy, tender, worth-while, absolutely a beautiful MASTER PIECE of a manga smile
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Epic :)   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Me love Tomoe
March 22nd, 2012, 7:48pm
I love this manga,mostly th =e amle lead,Tomoe.Tis manga is similar to Inu-Yasha in many ways(but tomoe is hotter than Inu-yasha)The female lead are both similar,beginning as a regular school girl and later,becomes more powerful.Every single chapter pumps me up and i'm getting more and more anxious in finish reading it.(though i hope the anime would be out soon) ^_^
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Strong plot   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kujika
March 11th, 2012, 11:55am
While it is true, as often stated, that it's basically a "girl gets in trouble, girl gets saved" story, it can definitely be compared to a Natsume Yuujinchou with a girl main and lots more romance, or Inuyasha, but less epic. The episodic stories have their own like-able side characters who often keep re-appearing in later chapters. All the plots themselves distract well from the weak main girl who is actually slowly improving along the story.

In Kamisama Hajimemashita I find her weakness actually kind of fitting. Very realistic.

... Last updated on March 11th, 2012, 11:56am
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Read and be joyous! *o*   
Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by alex3510
February 8th, 2012, 4:38am
A fantastic shoujo that every girl (and guys too) should read. The romance is slow, but in a good way. The characters are recently shown to have more layers than previously let on, making this a better manga than I first anticipated. Nanami may not be bright, but her bravery and kindness makes up for this without a doubt.
Charming, sweet, with slight bitter tones make this manga purely delicious! biggrin
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not bad   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by voices-
February 1st, 2012, 12:35pm
I really liked the characters especially the fox guy... hehehehe~
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
after reading till Ch75, I noticed that the plot would go like this:
1. Girl get into some trouble.
2. Fox guy save her
3. Happy ending

Yeah, It gets repeated over and over again... sigh.

but nevertheless, the story is good and I like the supernatural part of it!
There's some romance here and there. The romance gets a little slow but it's fine.
I'll be putting this onto my read list.
smile Recommended read! biggrin

I'm very curious on how the story would end... hehehe can't wait!

... Last updated on February 1st, 2012, 12:37pm
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absolutely wonderful   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by iamaclumsypanda
January 28th, 2012, 4:40am
Okay first, let me tell you this, it's so awesome that even if you had a migraine you would still have the enthusiasm to read and finish it all the way. that's what happened to me. Like seriously, my head was throbbing like crazy and I still read it because it's too awesome for me not finish it.
Anyway, kidding aside, the art is very nice, very well drawn and very amusing as well. The plot is understandable and light. It's a nice combination of modern day girls and deities. It's not that cheeky as well.
All in all, it was and I'm sure that it still is a good thing to read.
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Rating: N/A
by hirika
January 18th, 2012, 4:11am
It has quite an interesting plot but it's still a really nice shoujo manga. I read up to chapter 60 in no time without realizing it! Usually mangas that have lots of chapters intimidate me but I couldn't stop reading. I highly recommend this manga for those who love fantasy and shoujo! It's also a good read for those who are interested in Japanese mythical creatures.
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