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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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Associated Names
はぴまり ~Happy Marriage!?~
زواج سعيد (Arabic)
วิวาห์อลวน คนอลเวง (Thai)
Happy Marriage?!

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Latest Release(s)
v.10 c.38-40 by Aerandria Scans (1061d ago)
v.10 c.37 by Aerandria Scans (1076d ago)
v.9 c.36 by Aerandria Scans (1096d ago)
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10 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 8.4 / 10.0 (1322 votes)
Bayesian Average: 8.36 / 10.0
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Viz (10 Volumes - Completed)

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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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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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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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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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A Bit Serious and Lacked Romanticness   
Rating: 5.0 / 10.0
by princess_bubblegum
May 7th, 2013, 9:56pm
In the start of the volume, i kinda like the comedic romance between them.
But as the chapters progress, the plot become overly dramatic and the male protagonist was always missing in action and not by the girls side. It lacks the doki doki feeling which makes my heart skip a bit.
The sex was a bit unappealing. The foreplay they make was like of those in the yaoi manga. I'm not insulting yaoi manga, in fact i'm a hardcore fan of them. I just thought that the girl's face when they have sex is a distasteful, its not erotic and the girl seems always in pain.
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Enjoyed It   
Rating: 8.0 / 10.0
by P_O_C_K_Y
May 1st, 2013, 5:10am
I had my doubts about this manga and even after reading it there were some things I just didn't like, but, overall, I think it was really good.

My list of dislikes is short: I think the story was repetitive with somethings--they argued about the same thing so many times, but I suppose a real marriage would be similar.

And Chiwa's constant crying about EVERYTHING. I don't remember a chapter where she wasn't tearing up. In the beginning I thought Chiwa would be a badass that didn't take crap from anyone, but the moments where Chiwa actually reverted back to that girl that threw a drink on Hokuto were few and far between. The rest is filled with fights, running away, and then making up.

But I guess that kept it interesting. I liked everything else: From the drama within the Mamiya family, to Hokuto's past, I actually like that he works so much and I can't understand how Chiwa can be so sensitive about that. He's a freaking president of a company! He can't entertain her everyday! I like the exs although I feel like Chiwa had way too many admirers and she didn't feel like it was a big deal, but she just wants to roll in a ball and die when she finds out Hokuto had an ex-girlfriend.

I like how everything was wrapped up, although I wish I could have seen an extra of life after the baby. I can't even imagine what that would be like.

A few minor annoyances that were usually resolved by the end of the chapter and sometimes the characters became a little annoying at which point they deserved a good slap. There were moments I laughed, cried, screamed and said "That's it, I'm done with this," just to go on reading it again.

Overall, it was a really good read, I read it all in one sitting(with breaks to stop myself from throwing my computer)and I'm sure I'll revisit this story in the future.

... Last updated on May 1st, 2013, 5:11am
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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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a good josei manga   
Rating: N/A
by fishical
March 19th, 2015, 6:00am
I rarely finish josei/shoujo mangas but i managed with this one. I just think it's your typical, classic mature josei manga - there's sweet bits, there's comedy and then a bit of drama. I'm not a fan of drama but it's more of an end-story thing. Although disappointing, it wasn't much of a bother for me. I also don't really like the fights.. and how her husband slaps her. If you're okay with a somewhat femme fatale girl and you're seeking a mature romance manga then this is a good read.
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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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Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by debbyelfrida
June 18th, 2010, 6:36am
He's making me melting.. Oh no.. I love him that much.... He is really love Chiwa.... and I really want to read the next chapter... Oh.. I really want to have ability in Chinese language because of it.. Don't miss this Comic guys.....
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