Ranked #1927

Kamichama Karin (Manga)

Kamichama Karin

Alternative Titles

English: Kamichama Karin
Synonyms: Little Goddess Karin
Japanese: かみちゃまかりん


Type: Manga
Volumes: 7
Chapters: 32
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 2, 2002 to Apr 3, 2008
Authors: Koge-Donbo* (Story & Art)
Serialization: Nakayoshi


Score: 7.721 (scored by 4139 users)
Ranked: #19272
Popularity: #641
Members: 7,430
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Karin is an average girl...at best. She's not good at sports and gets terrible grades. Plus, her parents are dead and her beloved cat Shii-chan just died, too. She is miserable...but everything is about to change. Because little does Karin know that her mother's ring has the power to make her a goddess! Soon she and Kazune, a brusque but cute boy with godlike powers of his own, will have to fight to protect Karin's ring and Kazune's cousin Himeka from the evil forces of Kirio Karasuma...who has divine designs of his own.

(Source: Tokyopop)


Kamichama Karin was first published in English by Tokyopop from September 30, 2005 to May 1, 2007. Del Rey later took over the license, and published the series from June 24, 2008 to January 26, 2010.

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Dec 10, 2008
After the wonderful time I had reading Pita Ten, I was compelled to seek out more of Koge Donbo's original work, so naturally moving down the line, I picked up Kamichama Karin. It started with all the best intentions; a comedically off-beat magical girl adventure... and then, dear reader, it slowly fell apart until there was nothing left to enjoy.

Kamichama's biggest flaws come mostly from the story. While the offbeat humor fits in well in the first volumes, it becomes increasing inappropriate as a more serious plot is built upon. Most notably, the cast's antics and the slapstick humor feel severely out of place throughout read more
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Aug 13, 2008
I just couldn't help but love this manga. It's just too cute.

The story itself is an interesting original one, and also has greek mythology in it which makes it even more interesting. I didn't love the art at the beginning but after I got used to it, I found the art to be a beautiful one.
The characters are one of the best things in the manga. Karin develops so much during those 32 chapters and as well the others.

Overall I enjoyed it very much. Recommended to the people who love cute romance and fantasy manga, and even to the people who love read more
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Apr 27, 2010
Kamichama Karin does one thing perfectly-Making you read it again and again even though you know the story isn't that great.

The story revolves around a young girl named Karin Hanazono.In the beginning she is a girl who is no good at sports or school,lives with her mean auntie,and has really no talents except for self pity.Both her parents died and her cat Shi-chan just passed away.Then she meets a handsome boy while visiting her cat at her grave. His words to her are:"what are you doing stupid?Stop crying.You'll catch a cold if you stay out her stupid girl.Girls are so stupid..."What does little miss read more
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May 24, 2010
Kamichama Karin is one of the manga series wherein most of my opinions contradict.
There were downsides to this series, although it was good enough to keep me reading until the last few chapters.
Firstly, I read the translated version of the manga, though it still seemed quite raw. There were certain sentences I didn't understand, and I had to read them more than twice to finally get the idea.
Second, there were certain glitches. An example of that was when Kazune destroyed the ring of Kirio , and Kirio had to attempt to kidnap Yuki to obtain the power of Zeus' ring, when in fact, he read more
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