Alone in his dorm on a Saturday night, Nekomi Tech's Keiichi
Morisato dials a wrong number that will change his life forever
- reaching the Goddess Technical Help Line. Granted one wish
by the charming young goddess Belldandy - a wish for anything
in the world - Keiichi wishes she would stay with him always.
How is his mysterious new "exchange student" companion
going to be received on the N.I.T. campus? A little too well
for normal life to ever return...
One of Oh My Goddess sees the origins of Kosuke
Fujishima's entertaining series. While this was turned into
an anime show (Ah! My Goddess) Fujishima's original
manga still remains one of my favourite collections.
story is simple, Keiichi Morisato is studying at engineering
college. One night he accidentally dials a wrong number and
gets through to the Goddess Technical Help Line. A beautiful
goddess, Belldandy, appears in his dorm room and grants him
his hearts desire. Down on his luck and feeling very unloved
by the opposite sex, Keiichi wishes for the first thing that
comes to mind - that a beautiful woman like Belldandy will
stay by his side for ever. His wish granted, Belldandy is
stuck on earth, and treats Keiichi as her master.
is living in a boys only dorm and is quickly kicked out by
his flatmates. An invisible force is in operation and ensures
that nothing can come between the two. Spending so much time
with Belldandy, who is the prettiest and sweetest woman he's
ever met, Keiichi
quickly falls in love, but has no idea how to make his move.
collection also introduces Keiichi's sister, Megumi, who is
looking to buy an apartment in the area. There is extra tension
here as Keiichi is eager to find his sister her own place
so that he can continue to try to make his movie on Belldandy.
those who have not been introduced to the world of Japanese
manga, this is a great place to start. And, for those who
already familiar with the art form, this will make a welcome
addition to your collection.