Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
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Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai

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Synonyms: KamiNomi, Kami nomizo Shiru Sekai, The World God Only Knows, TWGOK
Japanese: 神のみぞ知るセカイ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 26
Chapters: 271
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 9, 2008 to Apr 23, 2014
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Fantasy Fantasy, Romance Romance, Supernatural Supernatural
Themes: Harem Harem, Otaku Culture Otaku Culture, School School
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: Shounen Sunday
Authors: Wakaki, Tamiki (Story & Art)


Score: 8.461 (scored by 5652456,524 users)
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Ranked: #1742
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Popularity: #122
Members: 109,509
Favorites: 9,239


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Chapters: /271


Keima Katsuragi is a high school student better known online as the "God of Conquest," the man who can obtain the heart of any dating sim girl. In his opinion, real life is an awful game; three-dimensional girls are annoying and false representations of how a real girl should be.

One afternoon, while taking a break from cleaning duty, he stumbles across a strange message that goads him to conquer a girl. On a whim, he accepts, and his consent summons a girl named Elucia "Elsie" de Lute Ima, a denizen of hell tasked with capturing runaway spirits that have festered in girls' hearts. Keima is shocked and tries to escape, but Elsie tells him that failure in fulfilling the newly-formed contract will result in the termination of his life!

Tasked with capturing the runaway spirits, Keima uses his expertise and knowledge of dating sims to obtain the hearts of girls in real life.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


On the week of January 13th to January 19th, 2009, the third volume of Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai became the fourth highest-selling standalone book on the Oricon Comic Chart with over 50,500 copies sold.

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