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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 Ė a man she doesnít know Ė at the request of Hokutoís grandfather. Chiwa believes the arrangement isnít 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
N/A

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 (1240d ago)
v.10 c.37 by Aerandria Scans (1255d ago)
v.9 c.36 by Aerandria Scans (1275d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
10 Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
Yes

Anime Start/End Chapter
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Forum
5 topics, 16 posts
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User Rating
Average: 8.3 / 10.0 (1357 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.26 / 10.0
10
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Last Updated
May 2nd 2016, 2:15am 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)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #415 increased(+48)
Monthly Pos #412 decreased(-30)
3 Month Pos #406 decreased(-5)
6 Month Pos #373 increased(+3)

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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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Not good enough for Josei   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by Akatsubaki
March 19th, 2015, 6:37am
If you are a fan of a simple light romance story with some smutty scenes it's worth to try. You can enjoy it to a certain level. But if you expect more you won't get it.
The strenght, the flow of the story and its characters building are in shoujo manga level. Early chapters were okay until it failed to develop in later chapters. Mostly because of the main char's inconstant behaviors. The setting is in work environment and she is an office lady, that's all ...that can be categorized as Josei.

... Last updated on March 19th, 2015, 10:41am
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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
Spoiler (highlight to view)
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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I would re-read it any time again.   
Rating: 7.9 / 10.0
by Lillian
September 3rd, 2015, 5:26pm
It's a Shoujo wrapped in a Josei costume.
The drama and the flow of events is Shoujo. The setting is Josei. The characters are a mix.

Your average office lady is persuaded into the marriage, for the benefits of both, to an ambitious business man who has an aloof character and poor interpersonal skills.
The story evolves around their growing relationship and the life goal of him.
The manga has a proper end. Probably not satisfying for everybody completely but also nothing surprising.

I totally adored the drawing style (9/10). Very pleasantly to look at with the typical comic effects for emotions. It was my greatest entertainment about this manga and kept me wanting to see more and more.
Also when only slowly it was nice to watch how Hokuto, the husband, developed. Chiwa the wife turned more and more into a cry baby. I can't stand that but she was often just so sweet that I overlooked it. Except for that emotional increase she was the same at the end as at the beginning - while he changed quite a lot but has still a long way to go.

The drama is nothing too dramatic and some events seem too convenient and cliche.
The comedy is not exaggerated and the smut is rare.

... Last updated on September 3rd, 2015, 5:31pm
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Could have been better   
Rating: 6.5 / 10.0
by Edialing
August 7th, 2015, 5:02am
So the manga is not too bad, the romance is really heartwarming and the drawings are very good, but at some point it got boring and was difficult to keep on reading. Also, I don't know if it's because my culture is different or what (i'm from Spain) but the values of a wife transmitted by this series bothered me way too much, so that's one more reason why I couldn't enjoy it to the fullest.
Anyway, if it had been shorter it would have been waaaay better, as it wouldn't have gotten boring. But overall it wasn't that bad I guess.

... Last updated on August 7th, 2015, 5:03am
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My first Josei. Liked it way more than I thought I would.   
Rating: N/A
by bodea
March 16th, 2015, 8:08am
This series was funny, serious, and quite realistic in a lot of ways. I really enjoyed it. There were times where I found myself laughing out loud or talking to myself . I love the art work. There's something about it that's fits my tastes perfectly. The panels were really easy to read/follow. Sometimes I read mangas where the story gets confusing to follow in parts or the dialogue just doesnít work for me. I didnít have this problem with Happy Marriage. The plot flowed nicely and I enjoyed the dialogue because it felt very natural and realistic.

What I like most about this series is that despite some of the obvious clichés here, the relationship between the main characters developes in a very believable manner. It seems natural and it pulls you in. The relationship is charming and that charm carries the story to the end.

The main characters were great - funny, insightful, cute, etc. I also loved the ensemble cast and getting to know about our heroís past. I think the mystery there could have been a bit stronger, but I was glad that it wasn't over the top. It didnít take away from the story. I think my only issue is that our heroineís father disappears for too much of the story. We donít really get to know much about him except that heís a bit of a trouble maker that means well.

Overall, if youíre looking for a mature romance manga, Iíd definitely give this one a try. It was a lot of fun and I read all 10 volumes in two days.
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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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