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Shiawase Kissa 3-choume  
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Description
From Aerandria Scans:

Takamura Uru takes her mother’s remarriage as an opportunity to strike out on her own and begin a part time job. Filled with the thought of “If only I could make someone happy…”, she begins working at Café Bohneur, a shop famous for cakes; but the employees, Ichirou-kun and Shindou-san, turn out to be incredibly unsociable. These two, though frightening at first glance, begin to change something inside of her. This is the start of a romance about Uru’s search for happiness.

Contains the Oneshot "Suitei Seinen Shoujo"

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
幸福喫茶3丁目
เค้กละมุนอุ่นไอรัก
행복카페 3번가
Happy Café
Happy Cafe
Happy Tea House on 3rd Street
Love Cafe of 3
Shiawase Kissa 3-chome
Shiawase Kissa 3chome
Shiawase Kissa Sanchome
Shiawase Kissa Sanchoume
Tiệm bánh hạnh phúc

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Latest Release(s)
v.5 c.22 by Hengao (25d ago)
v.15 c.77-82 (end) by Rainy Sunday (1168d ago)
v.14 c.71-76 by Rainy Sunday (1177d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
15 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

User Reviews
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Forum
8 topics, 31 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.5 / 10.0 (870 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.44 / 10.0
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Last Updated
September 8th 2013, 10:23am PST

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Year
2005

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Hana to Yume (Hakusensha)

Licensed (in English)
No

English Publisher
Tokyopop (8 Volumes - Defunct)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #550 increased(+165)
Monthly Pos #738 decreased(-110)
3 Month Pos #580 decreased(-49)
6 Month Pos #551 increased(+12)

List Stats
On 2069 reading lists
On 1096 wish lists
On 1627 completed lists
On 158 unfinished lists
On 432 custom lists

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Forum Posts
a missing piece :( 1046 days, 13 hours, 31 minutes ago
anybody else realize? o: 1107 days, 10 hours, 17 minutes ago
Secretly rooting for Abekawa Sou 1176 days, 14 hours, 9 minutes ago
It will get darker 1208 days, 16 hours, 13 minutes ago
Who's better for Uru (and in general): Shindou or Ichirou? 1223 days, 11 hours, 49 minutes ago

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Wonderful and Charming   
Rating: N/A
by timeless-x
March 2nd, 2011, 7:42am
This manga is a lot more light-hearted than other popular ones like Skip Beat, and that's one of the reasons I love it so much. Uru is absolutely an adorable protagonist that you can't help but love. Shindou and Ichirou are the weirdos that are somehow irresistibly lovable too. The side stories are cute as well, those involving Jiro and Aizawa and Arimoto. The light comedy cheers you up, including the touching undertones about the most important things in life: relationships, love, friendship, and learning to value yourself and what you do. I think that's the most important thing I have to say about this manga. It's something that has a very simple plot, yet there are things in there that touches your heart and makes you smile.

I love this manga, and I could read it a million times if I had to! smile

... Last updated on April 20th, 2011, 9:01pm
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Any manga with a character like Ichirou is worth reading   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by unusuallove
August 25th, 2010, 8:05pm
None of the characters were annoying, and while the scene almost never changes, the mangaka still manages to tell a convincing romance story with other elements. The main character is kind of dense and oblivious, but she's fun, and she doesn't blush or cry a lot, which I always hate in a female lead.

I have to say, though, the one thing I really love about this manga is Ichirou. If he weren't a part of it, I'd probably have rated it a 6 instead of an 9. He's just so funny, with his random comments, and how he always falls asleep. Definitely worth reading if only for that one character.

I don't especially like the other male lead (he's too generic and not very funny) but I don't mind him. He helps round out the cast, but I do wish he weren't the person Uru is most likely going to end up with. If she were to end up with Ichirou, my rating would have probably gone up to a 12 (lol). Not that there isn't still a chance she could end up with Ichirou. But it's unlikely.

As for other characters, they are all pretty funny. I especially like the relationship between Uru and her mother (who doesn't act like a mother at all). And her step-dad is pretty great too. And her best friend. And the store's manager. And-well, basically the whole cast. They're just a bunch of hilarious weirdos. Who can resist reading about a bunch of hilarious weirdos?

Anyway, interesting characters, decent plot for a shoujo manga (not really going anywhere, but most shoujo mangas develop more in relationships than in plot lines), decent artwork. And the best character in the world (Ichirou). In short, you won't regret reading this.

... Last updated on August 25th, 2010, 8:09pm
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glad i gave it a chance   
Rating: N/A
by asianromance
February 21st, 2009, 10:35pm
when a friend recommended it to me and told me about the characters, I thought it was strange: the title name sounded familiar, but how could I have missed out on the funny characters?

Turns out I had read the summary to this many times and have found it bland. When I read the manga on her recommendation, I loved it!! Just a HILARIOUS manga all-around with lovable characters- the inhumanly strong heroine with two funny hunks: one unsociable but nice and the other a total narcoleptic. plus a few more guys from the rival shop. what more can a girl ask for?
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I too love it! awesomely cute   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by lovermanga
October 14th, 2008, 5:05pm
this is one of the greatest manga i ever seen! i tootaly love it.
Every chapters are hella fun! The art is jus so funny, so cute.
I got no complain bout it. Every characters smile gives me a pleasant feelings. This is my top 2 fav manga ever! I recomend it to u all~ Its very cute! MUST READ! 100/100 if u lyk cute mangas such as dis.

... Last updated on November 21st, 2010, 8:37am
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Cute!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by lilly.mamoru
June 18th, 2009, 7:32pm
I must admit that I began to read Shiawase Kissa after I read the comment from asianromance. And yes, I too have read the summary too many times and I never thought I'd love it so much! It's a very cute manga. Uru is a very sincere girl with a cheerful face/expressions that seemed to have captured everyone's hearts. Plus, each character's antics are so funny that I can't help but laugh out loud even when I re-read the chapters. 13 Volumes and ongoing? Hopefully it will turn out good in later volumes/chapters.
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I love it!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Yumified
June 10th, 2008, 6:32pm
This manga is in my top 3 favourites because it's sooooo funny and makes me laugh. I love Uru because she's really cute and funny and is nothing like your usual wimpy heroine. Shindou and Ichirou are also really funny. I mean who wouldn't like a tiny girl who's stronger than men 3 times her size; A guy who falls asleep when he's hungry and has to be woken by feeding him; And finally a crazy, hot headed baker who only smiles when he's baking. The art work suits the story really well and the story is nice to read.
You have to read it!
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Awesome manga. Questionable ending.   
Rating: N/A
by Cyren
January 21st, 2012, 11:20pm
I still can't believe that it's actually over.
Mind you, when I say this I'm only half meaning it in terms of "It was so good that I didnt want it to end!"

Because yeah, I didnt want it to end. But I guess the mangaka did. The conclusion of the manga was very rushed, to the point where the things occurring were not even allowed to settle in before we were thrown into something else. Some things were never even settled in the first place but were conveniently forgotten as the story neared it's end. Despite this, I really did like this manga. It even had my most despised type of ending,
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Talk about cliche. The guy has to go abroad. Girl says she'll wait for him. Horribly transitioned time skip. Guy appears when girl is thinking about him. Guy and girl hug/kiss/run towards one another. End.
But I decided that this was a special case since I liked it enough. It's definitely something I'd recommend to read.

... Last updated on January 21st, 2012, 11:22pm
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So Cute!   
Rating: N/A
by reina q
August 1st, 2011, 9:29pm
I really loved this manga, and I found it unbelieveably cute. Uru and the guys are really funny, and they work good as friends. The interesting thing is how the story manages to make an everyday job so much fun!

But then there are things which took away from the story, and that was mostly the fact that every guy that met Uru fell in love with her. She's a sweet girl, who makes friends really easy. A really likeable chick. But the idea of at least five guys liking her at once is kind of unbelieveable, and while each of them are endearing in their advances, it's a bit weird. Much too harem for me.

Another thing that ends up making it a bit boring is the relationship that happens between Uru and one of the guys in the story. They have this HUGE chemistry throughout the whole story, but they hardly ever do anything more than blush.

Aside from that, this is a good story, and I suggest it to everyone!
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Adorable and funny   
Rating: 9.2 / 10.0
by Lu-chan
October 30th, 2011, 7:14pm
The story lagged for a while and the ending was rushed but I spent such good times reading this manga, it was often funny, at times hilarious and always sweet.

The characters are total weirdos far from the clichés and all the more likable and personable for it: Uru has freaky strength and reassures people who point out that she's sitting with her legs wide open while wearing a skirt that "it's ok, she's wearing underwear", Shindou is hot-headed and unsociable and really likes to hit people, and Ichirou is an expressionless guy who falls asleep when he's hungry and can only be woken up by having food shoved in his mouth.

I'm not usually one for fluff but this was really adorable, most of the recurring gags still had me laughing (literally out loud!) even after the umpteenth time the sense of timing was that good, and the chibi faces were simply excellent.

The multiplication of love interests was a bit too much and unnecessary
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especially concerning Ichirou, his character was already fleshed out and interesting he didn't need to be the 100th guy inexplicably in love with Uru, especially as he ended up being reduced to only that by the end (I'll also never get over his new haircut, his ruffled hair looked so great ^^')
just like the weird ~drama in the end.
That what little plot there was was simplistic and focused on a few characters + extras was what made the manga's charm, too bad the author lost sight of that towards the end to release more volumes.

Still, it's the kind of lighthearted, feel-good read that'll lift your spirits, make you smile and laugh, your very own Café Bonheur smile

... Last updated on November 2nd, 2011, 6:42pm
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Meep   
Rating: 8.2 / 10.0
by Cheribae
May 2nd, 2012, 6:33pm
I love how this manga starts off completely pure and innocent, but has a slight dark side to the story. It was nice to read a manga that isn't always happy. I kinda wished that there was a little more darkness to it though to bring a little more realism.

Every single character is somehow related to one another, as well the events that occurred in the manga. It makes the story really predictable.. so that was a turn off for me.

The one thing I did not like..were the romantic developments.. They were kind of awkward and a little choppy, especially Shindou and Uru's. It felt like it was just missing a few monologues/dialogues. Actually some parts of the story were a bit awkward, but it's still pretty good. After a couple of chapters, it didn't really have a main plot, it just introduced more characters with mini stories. Then it gradually started having a plot after some character appearances since they all have a connection to one another. It all started to make sense
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and everything was resolved, but the last chapter was disappointing..especially since you don't get to see Shindou's face at all. -_____-" And the fact that Ichirou, Kenshi, Sou, and Tsukishiro are all still stuck in a one sided love after 3 years is depressing! You'd think at least two of them would move on. We also never got to see more about the Manager and his life, is it supposed to stay as a mystery forever? GAH! THERE WERE SO MANY THINGS LEFT UNKNOWN. /sobs
The ending was rushed, and left me wanting more..

Overall, I love this story and my rating is a bit bias. I also really love how Matsuzuki drew their expressions though, it's so adorably funny. :3

... Last updated on May 2nd, 2012, 6:39pm
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