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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)
The World God Only Knows
TWGOK

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Latest Release(s)
v.26 c.268v2 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (128d ago)
c.268 (end) by Red Hawk Scanlations (247d ago)
c.267 by Red Hawk Scanlations (254d 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

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Forum
53 topics, 409 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.7 / 10.0 (2040 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.67 / 10.0
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October 22nd 2014, 4:14pm PST

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Year
2008

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Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #134 increased(+16)
Monthly Pos #107 decreased(-6)
3 Month Pos #92 decreased(-22)
6 Month Pos #56 decreased(-33)

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On 6459 reading lists
On 1386 wish lists
On 2282 completed lists
On 285 unfinished lists
On 566 custom lists

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Forum Posts
The World God Only Knows Question 95 days, 23 hours, 27 minutes ago
Now that TWGOK is over.. 141 days, 10 hours, 12 minutes ago
TWGOK:The worse pairing/ending in the history of anime and manga and here's why. 161 days, 23 hours, 11 minutes ago
The World God Only Knows to End in Next Volume 253 days, 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
Now that Dokurou is... *spoiler alert* 360 days, 6 hours, 43 minutes ago

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I just love it. Hopefully even after it "ends".   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by weltall2
March 18th, 2013, 12:23am
I love the anime. I did enjoy how he would "capture" the girls and all the comedy-harem etc etc. But the main thing I like is the main character. I felt worried that this anime would drag as soon as I realized that this is going to become famous, which means money for the creator-publisher. With they have any good ideas? Hopefully they will, but even if not, I will still love the first part of the story, that I keep reading again and again.
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Just to debunk the terribly written post below me.   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Unrequited
March 29th, 2011, 7:32am
Let me get this straight. The oh-so-self-righteous Hell Clues condemns the protagonist for valuing his own life over superficial, transient relationships? Yes, cheating sucks. Now please tell me that you wouldn't "cheat" to save your life. "Oh my god! My boyfriend/girlfriend is attempting to shatter my grade school notions of romance with the illicit peck-on-the-lips~ And what's more!? Just to save his/her own life? That self-centered piece of shit!" Honestly, what kind of sanctimonious crap are you preaching...

And no, it isn't a deus ex machina. Ha, the animu nuthugger's word of choice. I suppose Elsie's magical broom is a deus ex machina too for being able to help facilitate the story. It's a viable and necessary part of the story that's been addressed by the cast. Don't nonsensically write it off because of impartiality. Maybe if Keima's dad teleported in on a dinosaur with rocket launchers to save the day I'd agree with you.

The female characters exist as parodies and you're pointing them out as cliche? What a joker. Now that doesn't mean this manga is always original, but point out something that's not so... obvious. Seriously. It's like criticizing a cover album for using other peoples' songs.

Now to the review. The story itself is fairly solid. Occasionally the author introduces "break" chapters where the nothing really happens, which is fine, but most of them haven't been really interesting or funny. The most important part is that the story hasn't created any glaring disparities or inconsistencies (So far). TWOGK is easygoing and a decent read. Which is nice, because a lot of people seem to think that simple entertainment is synonymous with poorly written entertainment. It's a decent example of how to not fail so hard.
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<3   
Rating: N/A
by foryouinfull
May 24th, 2009, 4:48am
The story is really awesome and I love the manga. It´s so fuckin´ funny and you just can´t stop reading once you started BUT I hate the drawings. Maybe it´s because I don´t like this little body´s and big eyes. If the drawings would be more shonen like it would be one of the best mangas for me <- but I still love it^^
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Awesome!   
Rating: N/A
by veternari
September 6th, 2008, 11:36am
and responding to eliwoodx12 comment, its nice that the girls go away with no memory cause he's only intrested in 2d girls, which mixes it up trom a traditional manga!
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A Soundtrack!!! WTH   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by groytacx
June 29th, 2008, 11:53am
I never saw anything like this manga. Its funny, well draw, and theres a soundtrack. Can u believe that, a soundtrack!?!
Dont miss "The World God Only Knows".
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The World God Only Knows   
Rating: N/A
by yuchin4life
July 17th, 2008, 11:52am
I love this shounen. It will be a shounen that both boys and girls will like alot, I know that some shounens, only a few girls will like, but this manga will be liked by both genders cause it has a really neat plot, storyline and unique characters. At first i thought the title was "Only the World God Knows" but later after reading it, the world god only knows how to use game techniques to catch girls. I'm a girl and i really do enjoy this manga cause it is funny and really interesting. So, i recommend to both girls and guys ^.^.

... Last updated on July 17th, 2008, 11:52am
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back to the future!   
Rating: N/A
by lonelizard
August 11th, 2013, 4:56am
I loved this manga until chapter memory of my first love. the time travelling arc really boring, lack of harem and comedy, plus confusing. hope he will be back to his time and conquer more girl
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wow   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by modzquad
January 12th, 2009, 10:13am
This is a must read, the characters are great, especially the girls and their different situations and how Keima resolves each of them but one thing that annoys me is elsee. It seems like he's becoming more and more aware of real girls, and they in turn are starting to feel their affections return for him as well.
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I can already see the ending!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by eliwoodx12
August 13th, 2008, 4:36am
August 13th, 2008:

Seriously...I absolutely LOVE this concept and the main character has already become my ideal image. The only disappointing thing about this is that he has to feel the pain of losing someone that loves him after all his hard work to get her to love him. His feelings at the end of the chapter shows it. However I can see two things that will happen towards the end.

Spoiler (highlight to view)
The first is the most obvious that he will fall in love with his partner, the second is somehow all the girls he's...for the lack of a better term...played with will somehow regain their memories and hell will break loose for our enjoyment.


UPDATE: (Nov 16, 2008)

YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES

Chapter 29
Spoiler (highlight to view)
CALLED IT!! CALLED IT!! CALLED IT!! CALLED IT!! AYUMI TAKAHARA!! BACK IN ACTION!! NYAHAHAHAHHAA


... Last updated on November 16th, 2008, 4:18pm
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Getting draggy EDIT: Holy crap that ending.   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by Jandalman
February 25th, 2014, 6:21am
Liked this series at the start, enjoyed it through around 200 chapters before the story dragged longer and longer until I've put this series on hold for the past year or so checking in once in a while. Seems the time travelling arc is still going strong unfortunately. Why must so many shounen series drag on longer than it should? People say mangakas do it for the money, but if they're not under contractual obligation by their publishers to stretch a series to death then they should end it after a good run, then start a new series. If their manga was so well recieved as to run for so long anyways then I'm sure their fanbase will be happy with whatever new series they start and money will still come in. It feels as if many of these shounen mangakas fear their work is going to be a one trick pony so they have to make it last, but this just makes their image worse and supports any allegations/notions of them being such ponies.

I hope this current arc will be the last/second to last as Wakaki sensei has had more than enough time to make a complete and good series.

EDIT: And he ends it with a shitty ending. Of all the endings possible he chooses the semi-side character girl as the hero's chosen love interest? Hell even a harem ending would have been better. After all the crap he and the main goddesses girls went through he rejects them all and actively seeks to push them away from him. What a jerkass.

... Last updated on May 1st, 2014, 3:51am
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