Nisekoi: False Love
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Alternative Titles

Japanese: ニセコイ
English: Nisekoi: False Love
German: Nisekoi: Liebe, Lügen & Yakuza
French: Nisekoi - Amours, mensonges et yakuzas !
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 25
Chapters: 229
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 7, 2011 to Aug 8, 2016
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Romance Romance
Themes: Harem Harem, School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)
Authors: Komi, Naoshi (Story & Art)


Score: 7.721 (scored by 113166113,166 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #16412
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #38
Members: 198,646
Favorites: 13,361


Ranked #1641Popularity #38Members 198,646
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Volumes: /25
Chapters: /229


When Raku Ichijou was young, he made a heartfelt promise to his childhood friend that if they were to meet again, they would marry each other. Ten years have passed since that fateful day, leaving Raku's memory of her faded. But he still holds a relic of their relationship together—a locked pendant, which his childhood friend holds the key to. He hopes to reunite with her one day, despite not remembering what she looks like.

Now a first-year student at Bonyari High School, Raku attempts to live a normal life, dreaming of becoming a public servant and marrying his crush Kosaki Onodera. However, this isn't as easy as it seems, as he is the unwilling heir to a large yakuza family, and Raku can't escape from his duties when the American Bee Hive gang wages war on his family's turf. In order to forge peace between the two feuding families, Raku is forced into a fake romantic relationship with Chitoge Kirisaki, the beautiful daughter of the Bee Hive's leader. The two quickly come to hate each other, but have to learn to live together and pretend to be deeply in love in order to keep their families at bay.

However, Raku's quest for the key to his pendant isn't becoming easier as more girls—who were all involved with his pendant in some way—enter his life. Join Raku as he juggles his false relationship, maintains the balance between warring families, and unravels the identity of the girl who will unlock his heart.

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Nisekoi was published in English as Nisekoi: False Love by VIZ Media under the Shonen Jump imprint from January 7, 2014 to January 2, 2018. It has been published in Italian by Star Comics since March 1, 2014; in Spanish by Ivrea since April 4, 2015; and in Indonesian by Elex Media.



Apr 19, 2021
It's been years since I started the journey that is Nisekoi. I remember watching the first few episodes of the anime to only lose track of where I was not to finish it. Funny right? With an overall score of 9, how could I just stop?

I like to watch/read things through to the end. One at a time and really savour the work. So this past weekend I decided that Nisekoi would be my target.

Recalling the unique story that I began years ago was nostalgic and heart-warming all at once. I watched the first season of the anime through to the end only ...
Apr 16, 2014
Mixed Feelings
Before I say anything else, I should clarify that a 6/10 score doesn't mean this manga isn't worth reading. 6/10 is "fair" and that is exactly what this manga is at this point. Secondly, I feel like I really have to give two scores for Nisekoi:

For the first 45-50 chapters:
Genuine plot progression and character development, decent romance, and the feeling that the story was building upon itself. This part of Nisekoi is highly enjoyable and is the section currently being covered by anime Shaft is producing. It's a rom-com at its finest and gets a solid 8/10.

The problem starts after that....unless you like 60(sorry, did ...
Aug 20, 2016
Mod Edit: This review may contain spoilers.
The thing that I loathe the most is when a harem story doesn't have a harem ending or at least an open ending. I mean, why the hell make a harem manga if you are not even gonna stick to it till the end? I know Polygamy is illegal in real life, but isn't that reason why we read or watch anime/manga? Yes, as you can see I am feeling super salty right now. It is like watching one of those horrible NTR hentai because I didn't get my favorite ship, and why the hell not? When you read ...

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