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Kami no Shizuku

Kami no Shizuku

Alternative Titles

English: The Drops of God
Synonyms: Les Gouttes de Dieu
Japanese: 神の雫


Type: Manga
Volumes: 44
Chapters: 439
Status: Finished
Published: Nov 18, 2004 to Jun 12, 2014
Authors: Kibayashi, Shin (Story), Okimoto, Shuu (Art)
Serialization: Morning


Score: 7.621 (scored by 964 users)
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Ranked: #28012
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Popularity: #1964
Members: 4,846
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Drops of God
Volume 1


The main character of the manga, a young man called Shizuku Kanzaki, discovers the beauty of wine after his father, a famous wine critic, dies and leaves an unusual will: a description of 12 wines he considers to be the best in the world, comparing them to Jesus Christ's disciples.

The first person to find these "disciples" will inherit the father's wine collection, a contest that pits Shizuku against his adoptive brother, Issey Tomine, who works as a sommelier.


Kami no Shizuku is known to have boosted wine sales and popularize certain brands in the regions where it was published. La Revue du vin de France, the most prestigious wine magazine in France, awarded the series with the "Special Award of the Year" in 2010.

The series was published in English as The Drops of God by Vertical Inc., who released the first 8 volumes in 2-in-1 omnibuses from October 18, 2011 to June 19, 2012. Vertical released a 5th and final volume (subtitled New World) on September 25, 2012. The omnibus contained the 22nd & 23rd volumes of the series and was done so by the authors' request.

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May 12, 2018
ToyotaEstima4839 (All reviews)
I'm only writing this because I found a French translation of volume 4 lying around during class and my teacher told me to keep it and give it a review. All I can say is, Kami no Shizuku just isn't very good. For a non wine-enthusiast, the story is way too technical and features a lot of references that I didn't get. Okay, perhaps I'm not the kind of person who would nomrally read such a thing, but I read it anyways. The characters are bland and uninteresting, with not a single one managing to stay in my head or leave any kind of impression read more
Aug 6, 2013
lifedreamerm (All reviews)
Before reading this manga, I have never had interest in wine or whatsoever. But then I stumbled on this manga on accident and I enjoy it so much. I heard that this manga was quite popular in Japan that whenever they sell wine, they say "The wine that 'Kami no Shizuku' has". Isn't that just awesome? Anyways, I'm surprise that there isn't actually a review for this so here I am, making one. One more thing, I may be bias to this manga because I am a huge fan of whenever the main character finds that he has talent of something he was never interested read more


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To whoever wants to start the series…
ThatLamp - Dec 13, 2018
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Dec 13, 2018 6:07 PM
Chapter 35+
Ormasupa - May 25, 2018
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