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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
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

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Forum
51 topics, 388 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.8 / 10.0 (1883 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.77 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 18th 2014, 2:47pm PST

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Year
2008

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Serialized In (magazine)
Shounen Sunday (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
No

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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)

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On 7436 reading lists
On 1383 wish lists
On 954 completed lists
On 246 unfinished lists
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Now that TWGOK is over.. 0 days, 12 hours, 26 minutes ago
The World God Only Knows to End in Next Volume 6 days, 23 hours, 23 minutes ago
Now that Dokurou is... *spoiler alert* 113 days, 8 hours, 37 minutes ago
is anyone also annyoed by how the goddesses portrayed so dumb? 314 days, 12 hours, 29 minutes ago
224 368 days, 17 hours, 24 minutes ago

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Great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by matjaz
April 19th, 2014, 12:45am
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Loved this one, mainly due to the main character. Liked the ending too.
It was just fun to read.
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The ending is kinda peter out somehow   
Rating: N/A
by Laclongquan
April 18th, 2014, 11:07am
I get that logic drive the ending. But the intensity is just watery. prolly because we invest too much in other girls, and when he choose that one (or anyone) it become kinda lost for us.

The mangaka should do one more chapter. An epilogue or something like that, with the usual intensity.
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Getting draggy.   
Rating: 7.0 / 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.
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Amazing ...though requires an open mind sometimes   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ate001
December 13th, 2013, 9:16pm
I've pretty much been following this manga since forever ago, and I must say it is a true masterpiece among shounen manga. Nowadays I follow very few shounen mangas because many of them are pretty much the same things with different formats ....but TWGOK is different. As others have stated, the setting is pretty cliched (a harem with some anti-social fellow getting a lot of girls), but the actual plot and protagonist are very unique: the guy is NOT just some passive douchebag waiting for girls to fall out of the sky for him, but rather an actual genius (albeit a very irritating one sometimes) that comes to truly care and make great efforts to conquer the girls he comes across, and not for his own pleasure (he hates 3D girls), but out of necessity and, eventually, actual empathy. That, and many other aspects of this story make it unusually ellegant for a shounen manga.

Now I say it requires an open mind mostly because of the latest story arc: it really deviates a lot from the premise of the series and becomes much less of a comedy while turning pretty serious. You start seeing things like actual deaths and real violence occasionally, and the whole conquering girls part seems to have been (most likely) put on hold for the time being. After reading some of the latest reviews, it seem this has put off many fans. I personally think it's a wonderful development that ties in very well with the story as a whole and follows up on many little things hinted at beforehand, while also showing a lot of character development. And it's not like the story's permanently changed course either ...this last arc seems to be close to its end and a lot of comedy is resurfacing.

Sorry if this seemed too long ...I just really like this manga and would advice everyone to try it sometime.

... Last updated on December 13th, 2013, 9:18pm
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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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brilliant   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by sky2high
May 18th, 2013, 5:01am
At first, Particularly, Romance in Shounen isn't a Major genre. some people would rather pick a shojou if they want a nice,good,sweet, romance manga. i've already read a bunch of shounen manga which contain a romance as a main genre, some popular shounen romance manga always pick a poor, hopeless, idiotic, pervert male protagonist, over that there is some manga which just sell a meaningless ecchi, maybe thats why some people pick romance shoujo over a shounen romance.

TBH i don't hate ecchi, if its appear not to much, its realy good and a plus point to make.. c'mon people! its shounen, the Fan Service is always, plus the sub genre like harem should have some "ecchi".. but i think, if its too much "the dish will be too salty". so thats why i dont realy like pervert/hopeless protagonist which always caught in some ecchi scenes with their harem..

I found The Protagonist in this TWGOK Series is realy UNIQUE, he isn't hopeless, he isn't dumb, he isn't pervert, and on top on that he is a GENIUS..

actualy, Genius Male Lead is mostly often found in Shojou manga, to think that we find a genius male lead in shounen romance its a rare..

And of course i couldn't get enough to think how brilliant the author is, tamiki wakaki sensei throw an outstanding fresh plot in every chapter, the plot always make me excited to read, and always makes me shouting "woah.. woah..." when i read a new realeased chapter..
i'm never get bored to read again and again..

some people throw a doubt in their comment, but 'til now i'm never see the doubt become real..
the author always exceed the expetation..

This is masterpiece, so i dont have any reason to not recommend you to read this manga..



Brilliant !!!!

... Last updated on May 18th, 2013, 5:03am
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A masterpiece on its own merits   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by genesic123
March 23rd, 2013, 6:26pm
In an age where genre, perimse and sucess formulas define anime.TWGOK shows that originality could still exist.
TWGOK may have the elements of a romantic comedy,you are supposed to laugh a lot but as a whole it takes itself seriously.I don't mean it in the superfical violence and pretentiosness,its more of Responsibility,how characters interact with one another and how conflict is resolved.Lets start with the conquests,Unlike other romatic comedies the girls aren't there for the sake of getting them.you'd realise each girl is idealistic and we see how they genuinely struggle against reality.Keima's basically gives them the courage to face it.We see the girls graually come to tems with this on their own through Keima.The girls for once felt like characters that can stand on their own merits as oposed to just making the main look good.Hence the original conept only this manga has "Our Ideals Versus Reality."

I 'm not a big fan of romatic comedies due to contrived romaces and Drama.but in Twgok
it actually is very reasonable cause the main character puts in the EFFORT and is not depenadant on dating sim logic only to succeded.

The story is not really about otakuism but of a coming of age story.The main chararcter may be an otaku,but its not about his fear but his hate or dislike.As the series progress we are reminded of how Human he really is.Which bring me to its villans.

They aren't shonen Jump DBZ villans thats for sure.You acually get to see an analogy of politics and even corruption.Their motivations are in line with their actions.They aren't sympathetic villans,
but you understand where their coming form.Logic ,reason,courage and determination are acually genuine here for the Protagonists,No unreasonable convient miracle power up here .Its awesome to see a mere human stand up aganist them using just down to earth tatics.

Ps .the Heart of Jupiter Arc is not even over yet.,season 3 is being made so ther chapters aren't released as fast.TWGOK isn't just about the romance.

The only problem is that if you looking for a typical romatic comedy you might not like it.
Spoiler (mouse over to view)
It takes a very long time for the harem to form 190+.Lack of fanservice.Plot and themes of TWGOK hold just as much weight as the characters,They are not just a means to an end.


... Last updated on June 8th, 2013, 7:37pm
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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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what happened??   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by CrossRyuu
March 17th, 2013, 5:23pm
i gotta agree it was so good!! so good until the time travel, he became a child again and pretty much the whole arc and it theres gore now where did the harem go?? where did the comedy go?? the author just doesnt like to end his manga here
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It's draging now   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Meins
February 24th, 2013, 1:00pm
The series has no ending coming. Even if the current arc (till chapter 220) is solved, there is no perspective for an ending. A good story has beginning, middle part and an ending. But this one has only a beginning and the middle part has no end. So the good feeling from the beginning has turned sour.

The art is fast drawn, cheap manga style. No eye candy at all. But you get used to it.

The comedy is nice and well placed, especially in the first arc. The second arc has almost much fewer comedy, maybe because the story gets more sinister. I personally totally dislike the second arc, in my point of view it is only big BS, but this is my opinion. The characters are in the first arc well made. Second arc is only something boring on the character side, nothing really new or refreshing. After all things this second arc is about one person who saves the whole earth, there is no room besides the hero.

If you don't mind to read a never ending story (at least 220 chapters) than you can give it a try. But the second arc of this manga is disappointing.
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