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Description
From Viz:
In order to help her father, Chiwa Takanashi agrees to an arranged marriage with the company president Hokuto Mamiya – a man she doesn’t know – at the request of Hokuto’s grandfather. Chiwa believes the arrangement isn’t binding, but her new partner seems to think otherwise. Can two strangers living together find their way to a happy marriage?!

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Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
はぴまり ~Happy Marriage!?~
زواج سعيد (Arabic)
快乐婚礼
วิวาห์อลวน คนอลเวง (Thai)
Happy Marriage?!

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.38-40 by Aerandria Scans (636d ago)
v.10 c.37 by Aerandria Scans (652d ago)
v.9 c.36 by Aerandria Scans (672d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
N/A

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Forum
5 topics, 16 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1218 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.36 / 10.0
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Last Updated
July 24th 2014, 11:18pm PST

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Year
2009

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Serialized In (magazine)
Petit Comic (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (6 Volumes - Ongoing)

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Weekly Pos #402 increased(+16)
Monthly Pos #395 decreased(-43)
3 Month Pos #302 decreased(-35)
6 Month Pos #296 decreased(-46)

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Pretty good   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by dreamit.
April 6th, 2013, 9:33pm
The relationship between the two characters is really interesting. It's a love/hate relationship and I think that's a very realistic view of marriage. I loved the plot and the character development. You really get the feeling of "growing together" in this manga and I like it's pretty typical but not overly gushy! I loved Chiwa's strong and hard working personality but I also loved her weak side because it just shows how human she is. Hokuto is definitely one I had to adjust to though. I didn't like his selfish, arrogant side at first and I thought that his character would probably be the reason why Id stop reading the manga but he proved me wrong! You start to see that under all of that, he just wants to love and be loved. They're a pretty great couple in my opinion, a more realistic couple than other couples out there in the manga world.
9/10!
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Typically japanese   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by Rorii
January 5th, 2013, 1:18pm
I'm not giving full mark, not because of some lack from the author but because the protagonists are soooo traditional : a good but annoying bride doing everything she can for her important husband. Ughh I hate that... I prefer people breaking habits smile.
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I was nervous about reading it, but....   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by Flightstar
August 6th, 2012, 3:37pm
It turned out to actually be pretty good.

I mean everyone said that
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Hokuto slapped Chiwa a few times, but he pretty much apologized immediantly.
I'm not trying to justify his actions or anything, but I think the author wanted Hokuto to be aghast at what he had just done.
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nice!   
Rating: 7.0 / 10.0
by fictionalscience
October 17th, 2010, 12:22am
Excellent character development. It keeps me wanting to read more. Not forgetting to mention that it's also an outstanding josei/shoujo manga of the strong-heroine-vs.-possessive/emo-princely-boyfriend genre, lol (^^)b

edit: After reading further, I think it tends to repeat similar incidents, and the routine is already starting to get old. So I would say, it's exciting until around volume 6~7, but I think the series should just go straight back to the main plot now rather than keep repeating the cheesy love-love parts.

... Last updated on October 22nd, 2012, 7:04pm
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Refreshing!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by wiskiz
July 4th, 2009, 12:39am
Man i really like it when the girl has some character.. this one's got hell a lot of character and I think the story's really cute and funny...
Got me hooked on wondering what will happen to them though!
Can't wait for more..
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I love having Hokuto as my hubby *____*   
Rating: N/A
by mileen
June 10th, 2009, 8:34pm
Seriously, he's so patient with his wifey even though he once a playboy but that's also the reason why he can handle woman so perfectly right?
The pair of this two is great too.Seriously, I can think how my future can be bigrazz

Despite all that, the event is soo sweet and it end up with sweet ending actually between two newlywed. Chiwa preety interesting actually, with her super naive about man - but not stupid, idiotic character.
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thrilling beginning though it stumbles a lot later on   
Rating: N/A
by gwkimmy
January 31st, 2013, 11:47pm
i think the beginning of the manga started off phenomenally with all the romantic tension and stuff between chiwa and hokuto, and later on digging a bit into both of their pasts. later on, however, i started to get bored with all the random plot twists and so much angsting about hokuto's typical family drama. also, hokuto slapping chiwa just seems like character break. wtf enjouji-sensei. since when is that supposed to be acceptable by any standards. and chiwa's just supposed to accept and take it because she's his wife? thanks for encouraging submissive behavior in your female audience.

aside from that huge thorn in this manga, everything else was pretty decent. enjouji maki why do you ruin your good mangas with all this patriarchy bs?!

edit: to all the people who are like "ZOMG HYPOCRITES YOU ENJOYED CHIWA SLAPPING HOKUTO!!" since when did ANYONE say that? -_- no one needs to be slapped for any reason, much less a husband slapping his wife because she thinks she's being an idiot. that aside, what's even more infuriating is chiwa's response. instead of chewing him out, she conceded that she WAS an idiot and then spent the next couple pages/chapters crying over him possibly rejecting her blah blah. what?! in the beginning i believed chiwa had spunk and a backbone, but by the end of the series she was just another snively generic shoujo blob dependent on a dominating man. yawn.

... Last updated on March 16th, 2013, 10:20pm
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Awesome and Lovely!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Kinky-Chan
January 8th, 2013, 10:00pm
What a nice reaaaaaaaad! It's really enjoyable and it reflects the reality somehow and I've gotta say, although sometimes I dislike Chiwa, but she's a nice character. She showed her strong personality and yet sometimes, she'll become weak again which is actually reflecting how we are actually are in real life. Sometimes, we feel as if we're really strong but sometimes, we've had enough and becomes vulnerable and had to depend on others. It's a nice personality. At least the mangaka didn't portrayed her as a strong or weak character all the way. That applies to Hokuto too!

Even men can become weak at times too. And I liked the plot and the twist! It's true that it's a pretty common romance story with the ups and downs like you've seen and read through other manga but at least in this one, there's a unique feeling in it. Not sure what, but it's definitely special. Maybe because of how the characters go along with the flow of the story. Anyway, it's a really nice read. All the conflicts were clearly explained and the ending wasn't rushed. It's good! :>
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i like it :)   
Rating: N/A
by KissTheStars
February 9th, 2012, 2:11pm
i lovee this josei manga i love the story line and its not like thoose usual josei married life that goes like 'hate =>love =>manga finished' no, the manga shows much more and what a woman faces in her own story i looove it and i loooove hakuto i'd love to grab him for a hubby biggrin xx
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My favorite romance manga   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by miamidori
December 13th, 2013, 11:52pm
Actually, I love all of Enjouji Maki-sensei works, but this is my "favorite" one and the most favorite romance manga I ever read. The art, storyline, and overall is just perfect that I hope there will be a sequel for this manga. RECOMMENDED ONE XD
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