Nanami Momozono is alone and homeless after her dad skips town to evade his gambling debts and the debt collectors kick her out of her apartment. So when a man she's just saved from a dog offers her his home, she jumps at the opportunity. But it turns out that his place is a shrine, and Nanami has unwittingly taken over his job as a local deity!
Nanami has all kind of new responsibilities she doesn't understand, dangers she's unaware of, and a cranky ex-familiar who's...actually pretty hot. What's a new-fledged godling to do?
Kamisama Hajimemashita was published in English as Kamisama Kiss by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from December 7, 2010 to October 3, 2017. It has also been published in French by Delcourt since June 8, 2011, and in Polish by Studio JG since April 24, 2015.
I really like this manga at first and as the story progressed on, I started liking it more and more. But, there were many things that really changed my opinion about this manga.
ART 8/10: The art was really nice and I really liked it, but there was nothing really special about it.
STORY 7/10: The plot of the story is unique, but the vibe of it was like any other shoujo manga.
CHARACTER 8/10: At first, I thought that Nanami was a weak heroine and she needed Tomoe to save her all the time. But, she progressed and she was weak but not as
weak as before. Considering she was a goddess, she was really weak which was kind off a turn down for the story.
ENJOYMENT 6/10: As it was nice in the starting and the middle, I didn't like the ending at all.
Overall, I will give this manga a 6/10. It was a manga that barely went over the passing mark for me.
I can't say everything I want about this manga or this will be seven pages long. Short version: read it, it's good.
If the art isn't your style, I'd suggest watching the anime then starting off where the anime ends (approx chapter 65) cuz the art improves DRASTICALLY as the manga continues.
The characters are all so lovable, the story is interesting, and the central love story is one of the best I've read. The whole world is so comforting, I was so sad to leave the story behind, but the ending was so good so I can't complain.
Read it, it's mostly sweet romance mixed with funny
moments, but also some gut-wrenching emotional parts later on. Love it!
At first, I thought this manga was going to be just like any other forbidden love theme. I didn't think much of it when I saw summaries and pictures but when I actually started reading, I absolutely loved it. The reason is because it's not too romantic. Well, at least not yet. Anyways, I hate sappy, cheesy, overdone romance mangas that have no point whatsoever. I'm sure you do too. This manga isn't like that at all. In fact, Tomoe even hates (like really hates) her at the beginning but they start to soften up to each other even though Tomoe tries to hide it.
When I picked this up, I assumed that it would have the typical shojo manga storyline. I decided to read it to test it out. I know you're not supposed to judge a book by it's cover, but that's what I do; I don't read a manga series if I don't like the art AND the story. It has to be both. I absolutely loved this!
The story is very cute and I think I liked this almost as much as Vampire Game, which is the very first manga series I ever read. Nanami is very adorable (in a sense...) and the fact that she
gets the shrine from a dude who's scared of dogs is hilarious, as I can relate to Mikage in such dislike. The character development is well paced, and the scene with the white snake is hilarious... (Sorry if this is too much of a spoiler ^_--)
If you are looking for manga that has a good plot, beautiful art, and foxes, check this out... ;)