Synonyms: Happy 7
Japanese: はっぴぃセブン ～ざ・テレビまんが～
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 2, 2005 to Dec 25, 2005
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG - ChildrenL represents licensing company
Score: 6.631 (scored by 835 users)
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.
Popular Tagscomedy fantasy
Nov 17, 2008
Note: I don't know anything about the seven lucky gods, so I can't say anything about how well the legend is implemented.
Okay, quick run-through the basic points:
Mysterious power under the school,
a club made of seven magical girls, one magical guy and a couple of support girls, that goes around fighting monsters that possess people, and also help people be a bit happier in general,
a couple of evil characters scheming in the background,
and one girl the club helps that might just be special.
The show focuses on the special girl, Amano, as she stumbles along after the club (More specifically, the guy), or into trouble on her own. And she just happens to look 90% like Usagi aka: Sailor Moon. She's also dim, a bit of a clutz, and quickly falls for the magical guy, also like Usagi. The only real difference from Usagi is that she can't transform. I guess that's something.
Meanwhile, the club goes around doing it's thing, but somehow, they feel like secondary characters. This is more noticable when everyone is together, and a conversation involves everyone saying a single line. They just try so hard to give all the magic girls equal screen time, that none of them really get enough to feel like major characters. The magic guy doesn't fare much better, wandering in and out as needed to smile or save the day. One thing I did like about the club, is that they actually go out and help people with things that don't require magic. They also have talents beside magic, though it does make me wonder if they all grew up in the circus.
The story is kind of nice, but it's pretty much just background up until the last couple of episodes. Unfortunately, how the club got it's powers is never explained. I guess you'd have to read the manga.
The combat is fine, and the special attacks look nice. Also, the transformation sequences don't take too long.
That leaves the humour, which is really the driving force behind whether you'll want to watch this series. The humour is mostly character-based, each of the girls having some odd trait or two to derive humour from, though they do repeat a bit. There's also the fact that almost a dozen girls love the same guy. It's difficult without giving samples, but I'd say the humour is decent, with a few particularly nice bits.
Overall, the series is decent, and there are some nice bits, but most of the time, I couldn't shake this feeling of flatness/blandness, which may come from having too many characters trying to share the spotlight. If you like the transforming-magical-girl genre, or characters cloned from Sailor Moon, then it wouldn't hurt to check this series out, but I can't say you'll be missing out if you skip it. read more
Dec 13, 2007
storywise: the story of this anime has elements of the usual magical girl anime and a harem type anime. it has unique styles of characters that i havent seen in any anime yet
art: the art is cute and sometimes when a character goes into embaressment they poof into their chibi version which is cute.
sound: opening and ending songs a good.
characters: characters ah yes. the reason i wrote this the characters in this series are very enjoyable. 1 guy 7++ females with very unique personalities.
i had fun watching this because of of them.
enjoyment: as i said i had fun with the characters on this anime rather more than its story. if you like character personalities in an anime you must watch this
overall: this anime is enjoyable due to its characters and their antics. you may just go with the flow of this series. read more
Jan 4, 2008