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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 (27d ago)
v.15 c.77-82 (end) by Rainy Sunday (1170d ago)
v.14 c.71-76 by Rainy Sunday (1179d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
15 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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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 #622 increased(+93)
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 1629 completed lists
On 158 unfinished lists
On 431 custom lists

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Forum Posts
a missing piece :( 1048 days, 21 hours, 51 minutes ago
anybody else realize? o: 1109 days, 18 hours, 36 minutes ago
Secretly rooting for Abekawa Sou 1178 days, 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
It will get darker 1211 days, 0 hours, 33 minutes ago
Who's better for Uru (and in general): Shindou or Ichirou? 1225 days, 20 hours, 8 minutes ago

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boring !!   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by sara..
April 16th, 2011, 1:09am
this is completely typical Shoujo manga .. at first it's acceptable and kind of cute but it get soooo boring after that ..!!
don't waste your time on this and read something Better ..!

... Last updated on October 16th, 2011, 3:44pm
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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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super great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by ChildofSecrets
March 2nd, 2011, 2:53am
I must say this is one of my favorites. I like the characters because they're so innocent and strange. Uru is really cute! Yes, it is pretty cliche and I agree with other comments that at first I didn't expect much because the summary sounded boring but I gave it a chance and really liked it! The only thing I don't like is that their necks are freaking HUGE (well at least more noticeably at certain times) and its kind of scary. They look like alien giraffes sometimes, especially Shindou... well at least to me. Still love the story smile

... Last updated on October 14th, 2011, 8:26pm
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eh, passable   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by britnh3
January 22nd, 2011, 9:15pm
nothing really amazing. nothing really bad. it's an easily forgettable series from what i've read. i remember skipping a volume and just going, yep, i can figure out what i missed. there's tons of cliches in this manga. i guess i'm spoiled from reading skip beat and dengeki daisy...so i expect a bit more originally/twists out of my shoujo. it's good enough to pass time though.

characters: honestly, i feel like they are cookie cutter creations. i don't really care too much for them. maybe i'll feel differently after i read a few more volumes but as of reading volume four, i don't love or hate them.

story: seriously? this is every cliche rolled together.

all in all, i won't be buying this series. it's gonna be borrowed from the library whenever tokyopop feels like releasing it.
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good read   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by faye_chan
November 18th, 2010, 9:53pm
this is not going to be memorable, i mean the art was ok and the story is nice buts its probably going to be one of those mangas two years down the track after you finish it then stumble across while cleaning out your folders and be like : oh whats this? and then read it and then probably forget about it again.

enjoyable read tho
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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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A good read   
Rating: N/A
by Usagi~Gurl
April 23rd, 2010, 7:44pm
This a nice sweet manga, a good read that you will definitely enjoy. Though it's not my usual type of manga. I find myself more interested with the side characters. I really wanted to know more about Aizawa and Arimoto's reationship, but after vol. 7 not much more was told. However, the manga was still very enjoyable!
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Boring.   
Rating: 1.0 / 10.0
by LUEser
January 14th, 2010, 10:24am
I have to admit, I must put this shoujo manga under "MOST BORING Manga List". Why? Well, this energetic feeling is fake. No real humor (the only good one was when Ichirou kept falling asleep at unexpected times), the characters are unique but no potential talent taken to the extreme. This shoujo manga's got your typical "energetic but somewhat stupid" girl as the main character and a super-hot male character; in other words, TOO COMMON = TOO BORING. It's even cheesier when somehow, unexpectedly YET cool that Shindou would know what Uru's thinking. I'll say it again: BORING.

... Last updated on January 14th, 2010, 10:25am
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YAY~!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by khmershinobi
January 1st, 2010, 12:19am
One of my all-time favorite shoujo mangas have finally been picked up! And what's more, by TOKYOPOP~! I cannot even begin to express how super duper happy I am!!!

Cute and simple art. Fairly simple plot in the beginning, but with the latest chapters and all, I feel that there's more to the story, depth wise I mean.

If you have not yet read this manga, then please do so because I assure you that you will not be dissapointed. :3
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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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