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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?!

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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)
Hôn Nhân Bất Đắc Dĩ
Happy Marriage?!

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.38-40 by Aerandria Scans (1304d ago)
v.10 c.37 by Aerandria Scans (1320d ago)
v.9 c.36 by Aerandria Scans (1340d 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 (1365 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.26 / 10.0
10
 34% (470 votes)
9+
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8+
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5+
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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 #396 decreased(-4)
Monthly Pos #360 decreased(-62)
3 Month Pos #318 increased(+46)
6 Month Pos #359 increased(+13)

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Giving it a 10   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by Alita258
January 4th, 2013, 3:53am
That's because I recommend it. I more than enjoyed it XD Kind of re-read it, and I now finished it! Hokuto is definitely one of my all-time favorite shouju male lead. I LOVE LOVE the art, and of course Hokuto. It's a worth read story, good smut scenes and all. Made me laugh quite a bit too. Just read it, even if the ending is kind of predictable, it's still funny. I want more of them! But I'll be watching for this mangaka, which is weird for me, that's how much I loved it, from cliché scene to every not so cliché part. If you love shouju, this is the one for you!

PD. I didn't remember the scene some comments are saying until I read it. Maybe because from one chapter to another it took quite some time. But you'll forget it! And love Hokuto at the end, it's just fiction, let it go for the sake of the rest of the story.

... Last updated on January 4th, 2013, 3:58am
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Awesome!   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by 1amc00lt00
January 1st, 2013, 9:48pm
Yay! Finally completed it. It was a really great read. I loved the romance between Hokuto and Chiwa. I wanted to see their baby though! But anyways, I'm glad I picked this manga up. One of my favourites.
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At first seemed like a standard manga, then...   
Rating: N/A
by SaneJenn
July 11th, 2011, 10:42pm
First two or three chapters were alright. Then it went down in the dumps once the mangaka decided to make the girl an idiot. The recent chapters are especially painful and rather degrading to women in general.
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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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Overrated   
Rating: 3.0 / 10.0
by ms_nobody
July 23rd, 2011, 12:48pm
Honestly, I don't see what there's to like about this manga.
A selfish male lead who does change, but still annoys me. A heroine with no brains at all. Annoying cliches. Along with more stupid characters.

Maybe I'm just a black sheep or something, but I just don't I just don't find this to be worth it.
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Very Sexy   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by JHax9999
April 28th, 2009, 7:38am
This manga is definitely hot stuff. Lots of sexual tension and sweet romantic moments. The male lead, Hokuto, is actually pretty cute (personality wise). Plus, he's sexy as hell. The relationship between the two main characters is really great in this manga. Hokuto is really sweet to Chiwa. I don't know if he's really in love with her yet, but he sure is displaying all the traits of a man in love. There's lots of chemistry and lots of laughable moments. You'll have a great time reading this.

... Last updated on August 17th, 2009, 8:25am
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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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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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Surprised that I liked it   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by mispelling
September 6th, 2014, 9:49pm
I started reading this with low expectations of it being the same standard smutty josei. It's totally different from my expectation, and a pleasantly surprisingly good romantic comedy. Both leads are decent well rounded characters. Although the Chiwa does have her irritating moments of crying I can't help but root for her success in re: to Hokuto. She's plucky and cute and acknowledges her shortcomings. Hokuto, on the other hand I'm surprised to see that he's not the average everyday forceful boyfriend/husband who commands their SO every so often with no regards for their feelings. He does have his moments of that, but it's not apparent or shockingly stark. At least the author makes a focus to show that he's not some perfect rich kid with no problems or flaws.
Also one of the better parts that I'm happy about is that he considers the pair as equals and upholds the marriage that bind them.
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Although there was one moment when Hokuto threatened raped that was uncomfortable to read. I understand it's suppose to be comedic but still...


The plot is nothing really special, it's amusing and really quick to read. If you enjoy shoujo and smut, go for this.

The ending could have been better. :/

... Last updated on September 8th, 2014, 8:42pm
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Ok   
Rating: N/A
by gurrla
June 11th, 2014, 2:03pm
It was entertaining, an easy read as well. I liked the manga...the female protagonist, I wish she would be a stronger woman. I was surprised by the male protagonists
'S sharing of feelings. I don't see it usually in many manga. I'm still not sure about some of his character traits and actions.
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