The World God Only Knows

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Keima Katsuragi, a man known as "The Capturing God" in his skill of capturing 2D girls' heart, now faces ultimate challenge. He must capture the hearts of 3D girls.


The World God Only Knows is romance comedy series that started as manga of same name written and illustrated by Tamiki Wakaki. The story tells of otaku boy named Keima who is forced to charm the real girls, using his experience and tactics he learns from playing dating sim games.


Keima Katsuragi is known as "The Capturing God" for his incredible god-like skill of capturing any girls' hearts, in 2D. There hasn't been a single dating sim game that he failed to clear. One day he receives anonymous e-mail, asking for his assistance. Thinking that it would be challenge, Keima accepts without hesitation. Turns out that was actually contract between him and a demon girl named Elsie, and now Keima must complete tasks or otherwise the collar on his neck will activate and take his head. The tasks he must complete is none other than capturing girls' heart and by doing so evil sprite within them will be release. All sound perfect except Keima is good at capturing 2D girls' heart not 3D, the real girls.


Keima Katsuragi

Protagonist of the series, a high school male who is obsessed with video game, most of them being dating sims game, he is known as The Capturing God on internet for his unbelievable skill of clearing dating game and capturing the girl characters. In real life however, he has no social skill, to be precise he just doesn't want to interact with anybody from real world. After being force to cooperate on catching runaway spirits, he uses his experiences from dating sims to solve his problems. Keima is actually very intelligent, to the point he can predict what kind of questions will be on test and manage to obtain perfect score. Using his intelligence he predicts what kinds of actions his target will take and plan accordingly.

Elsea de Lute Irma

Clumsy demon from hell, Elsie has formed contract with Keima to assist or to be assisted to capture the runaway spirits. Despite her young look and childish innocent personality, she is actually 300 years old. However to assist Keima she has disguised herself as Keima's younger sister. When she had to explain to Keima's mother, she told Keima's mother that she is illegitimate child of Keima's father. Before becoming part of runaway spirits capture squad, she was mainly charge of cleaning but she became part of it because they need more helpers. Turns out the reason why she chose Keima as partner is that she thought he was some kind of womanizer, which she found that she was wrong about.

Haqua du Lot Herminium

Another member of runaway squad, Haqua used to be class mate with Elsie. In a way she is total opposite of Elsie. When she was in school she was known as honor student, but that's because she worked very hard for it, staying up late to study and such. It is no surprise that she looks down upon Elsie who is always clumsy. However when she found that Elsie has managed to capture more spirits than her, not only it made her irritated but depress as well. This made her attacked by runaway spirit at one point. Impressed by Keima's skill Haqua starts to develop feelings toward him, but gets irritated at same time since Keima is oblivious to girls around him.

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The World God Only Knows

TWGOK Volume 1(JP)
TWGOK Volume 1(JP)

Written and illustrated by Tamiki Wakaki, it was first serialized in Weekly Shounen Sunday in April of 2008. The first volume was released by Shogakukan on July of 2008. It has not been licensed in US yet.


The World God Only Knows

Season One Poster
Season One Poster

Consisting twelve episodes with one preview OVA, The World God Only Knows season began airing on October 6, of 2010 and ended on December 22, 2010. The show is produced by Manglobe and licenced by Sentai Filmworks in US.


God Only Knows by Oratorio The World God Only Knows


The Proof of Love by The Groove Party God Only Knows.

The World God Only Knows II

Season Two Poster
Season Two Poster

Continuing from where the first season left off, season was consist of 12 episodes and one OVA. The second season was also produced by Manglobe and began airing on April 12, 2011 and ended on June 28, 2011. It is also licensed by Sentai Filmworks in US


A Whole New World God Only Knows by Oratori The World God Only Knows


Premonition of Love by The Groove Party God Only Knows.

General Information Edit
Name: The World God Only Knows
Name: 神のみぞ知るセカイ
Romaji: Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
Aliases: TWGOK
Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai
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