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Happiness!

Happiness!

Alternative Titles

English: Happiness!
Japanese: はぴねす!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2006 to Dec 22, 2006
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 6.641 (scored by 9864 users)
Ranked: #46612
Popularity: #1477
Members: 20,528
Favorites: 37
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2 based on the top anime page.

Popular Tags

comedy magic romance

Synopsis

Kamizaka Haruhi having been rescued when she was young by a mage, longed to be a mage herself, so she enrolled into a special school that allows regular and magic classes into two different sections. Together with her rival/best friend, Hiiragi Anri, they study magic together while she is searching for the boy that saved her years ago, to give him a Valentines' chocolate.

(Source: ANN)

Episodes

Episodes  0 / 12
Aired  Oct 6, 2006 to Dec 22, 2006
Status  Finished Airing
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Related Anime

Adaptation: Happiness!, Happiness!
Side story: Happiness!: Watarase Jun no Kareinaru Ichinichi

Characters & Voice Actors

Hiiragi, Anri
Hiiragi, Anri
Main
Naruse, Mia
Japanese
Naruse, Mia
Kamisaka, Haruhi
Kamisaka, Haruhi
Main
Sakakibara, Yui
Japanese
Sakakibara, Yui
Kohinata, Yuuma
Kohinata, Yuuma
Main
Ohara, Takashi
Japanese
Ohara, Takashi
Kohinata, Sumomo
Kohinata, Sumomo
Main
Gotou, Mai
Japanese
Gotou, Mai

Staff

Konuta, Kenji
Script
Shikura, Chiyomaru
Theme Song Lyrics, Theme Song Composition
Sakakibara, Yui
Theme Song Performance
Murata, Ayumi
Theme Song Performance



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Jan 26, 2008
Erisu
I will not start with my usual lines here, we're just gonna start with the review NOW! :-)

Story
The story is about Kamizaka Haruhi, when she was young she was rescued by a boy who used magic. After being saved by him, she wanted to be a ''mage'' herself. She goes to a magical school with two sections, normal and magic classes. Haruhi comes at the top of her class and is seen as one of the best mages. Even though, she still wants to meet the boy who saved her when she was little. Later, she meets a boy named Yuma who hates magic and read more
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Aug 5, 2013
iroll
There are plenty of series where I've been unimpressed by the first few episodes, but grown to enjoy or totally love the result. It can be all about the writers hitting their stride, learning the characters, finding the new twists on old ideas that will surprise you, and somewhere in the middle there'll be a beach trip.

This is not one of those series. This is the complete opposite.

The writers actually started with a decent enough twist on the "magic high school" trope, and the first few episodes are "good enough" to make you want to see where it goes.

IT GOES NOWHERE! Instead, the writing spirals read more
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Mar 19, 2010
Dunkjoe
This series, I HAVE TO DECLARE: I stuck with it to write a review, and so I will write a shortcut way to watch this show at the bottom of this review. Some episodes in the middle were a bit unnecessary.

[Mood: light-medium, dull]
[Notable pickings: Magic: 7 l Comedy: 4 l Romance: 3 l Action: 4 l School life: 8 ]

Story:6
Hmm the story eh? Ep 1- 2 were sort of intros, 3-7 were more of character-based, and ep8-12 were with a plot.

The storytelling method is really really dull at times. I especially only appreciated about 30% of the content in eps 3-7 on read more
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Oct 19, 2014
SerialXperiment
Once upon a time I had no idea what anime was aside from some films that mostly included works by Miyazaki. But then in the Fall of 2012 I stumbled onto some shows and got hooked. One of those shows was called Happiness!

I was still dodging the rocks of what anime was all about so the main source of interest that I had while watching this show was an intrigue to discover anime’s identity. That was enough to carry the show for me and I was able to watch it all the way through. I had no idea about the line between something of quality read more
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Recommendations

For one reason, both have the most popular traps in anime! 
reportRecommended by Jmac - Add to favorites
A girl enters a clique, and later some similar events happen in both anime.

Both feature much school life and slice-of-life. 
Similar scenario of an accepted friend betraying main characters in one part of both anime series. 
the personality and characteristics of the character alike

Leicester = Yuuma
Carina = Haruhi
Chelsea = Shinya

and both series has talking wands  
-both male protagonists befriends magical girls
-both have somthing negative against magic
-both of them have met one of the other main characters as a child
-both of the guys have hidden powers 
Both are based off eroge PC games. Both are mahou shojo and both are 12 episodes. With Nanatsuiro Drops--it's hard to tell it's from an eroge video game though. 

Opening Theme

"Happiness!" by Ayumi Murata

Ending Theme

"Magical★Generation" by Yui Sakakibara

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