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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?!

Type
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)
Hôn Nhân Bất Đắc Dĩ
Happy Marriage?!

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.38-40 by Aerandria Scans (1438d ago)
v.10 c.37 by Aerandria Scans (1453d ago)
v.9 c.36 by Aerandria Scans (1473d 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: 8.3 / 10.0 (1386 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.26 / 10.0
10
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Last Updated
August 16th 2016, 8:32am PST


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Year
2009

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Petit Comic (Shogakukan)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (10 Volumes - Completed)

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Weekly Pos #443 increased(+31)
Monthly Pos #509 increased(+58)
3 Month Pos #582 increased(+34)
6 Month Pos #440 decreased(-46)

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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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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 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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so fed up with the yelling stuff.   
Rating: 7.8 / 10.0
by wrensei
July 13th, 2013, 12:28pm
Crybaby Chiwa who cry more often plus the fights and shouting and the slap she received from her husband twice...

Forget all those things above and this manga would fine enough with 5 volumes.
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hokuto!!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by freko_frika
June 27th, 2009, 7:23am
okay ive just read chapter 6 so im not gonna spoil anything.but i'm sensing drama...
anyways i love this manga..it usually takes two full volumes for me to make up my mind about a manga but i've been hooked to this story since chapter 1.
so do read it!it's not all smut either there's a story behind it.
love love this manga ! ^^

... Last updated on July 14th, 2009, 9:23pm
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Funny and so cute KAWAII   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by hanon10123
June 7th, 2009, 10:24am
i love this manga personally it is funny how they tease each other even though Hokuto can be a little cold i think he still loves her in her own way even chiwa loves him chapter 5 was so good
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she finally realize that she loves him even though hokuto and some other dude had to tell her she loved him and at the end she finally said it her self that her being angry wasnt because he doesnt consider her his wife that her heart races with they kiss and she feels dissapointed whenever they dont go all the way haha so freakin cute.
I love this manga it is my #1 since midnight secretary is over
I will update this soon after the manga turns a turn in the story and they finnaly start realizing that really have feelings for each other i cant wait for the smut either hehe

... Last updated on June 30th, 2009, 8:27am
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Surprisingly Immature   
Rating: N/A
by smily_lois
February 13th, 2016, 7:07am
I was expecting a Josei manga, but what I got was more or less a shoujo romance. Just replace the setting in a high school with a rich boy getting engaged to a normal girl and its basically the same. Even the plot structure and characterizations are no different.
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Good! Good!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by RaikaRai
July 28th, 2014, 4:57pm
Now Shoujo or Josei manga to me are all about marriage, it is either a couple at the end decided to ortalk about getting married right after they graduate from high school or it's an arranged marriage, this is the latter.

Well well, there was a whole lot of comedy in this. What is this, why are these two people soooo amusing? ^_^ I love it when the two bicker or have couple conversations, like asking the other, "are you ok?" and sort. Just makes me crack a smile all the time.

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Hee, wish for another chapter about her being pregnant, getting a baby, both of them looking after the baby, see the kid growing older, etc...that would be so nice, ahh~~~
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very long!   
Rating: 9.0 / 10.0
by Omlil
March 19th, 2014, 8:48am
If it wasn't so long I would've given it 10, but somewhere in the middle of it I was kinda bored.. I personally don't like very long mangas that are long for no reason. The story was very good at first, but for me it kept deteriorating. I anticipated the sex for long (which is good and I like it that way) but when the sex parts finally came, they didn't end. every chapter just had to end with a sex scene and I find no purpose in that ^^"
To me it felt like "whoa wayyy too much smut". I know, I'm crazy! there's no such thing as "too much smut", but these are my feeling for this one.
All in all I recommend reading it and at times just skipping the idle parts smile
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Okay   
Rating: N/A
by choirin
February 17th, 2013, 3:09am
It's interesting how people keep on commenting about certain scenes regarding Hokuto's treatment of Chiwa, but for me I was more aware of Chiwa's personality.

She just cries too much for me. It's like 3 out of 4 chapters she cries. Also, I don't think she has much backbone, despite the many shows of strength we've seen in her. I'm not sure if she's meant to be this "complex" character or if her character is just undeveloped.

In contrast, I was amazed with Hokuto's growth as a character. I think this is the reason I stuck until the end, along with the fact the ending wasn't rushed at all (even though there were a lot of stumbles in the middle of the series, but meh).
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