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Alternative Titles

Japanese: はぴねす!
English: Happiness!
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 2006 to Dec 22, 2006
Premiered: Fall 2006
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Delfi Sound
Licensors: Maiden Japan
Studios: Artland
Source: Visual novel
Genres: ComedyComedy, RomanceRomance
Themes: HaremHarem, SchoolSchool
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.351 (scored by 1650516,505 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #76202
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3743
Members: 36,985
Favorites: 40


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Episodes: /12


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)

Characters & Voice Actors


Itou, Makoto
Hara, Hiroshi
Director, Storyboard
Hamano, Kazuzou
Sound Director
Nakano, Hideaki
Episode Director, Key Animation


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Happiness!" by Ayumi Murata

Ending Theme

"Magical★Generation" by Yui Sakakibara

Episode Videos


Jun 6, 2008
Story: 9

I really liked the whole idea that there is a school that is seperated into two devisions, magic and non magical. A lot of mysterieous events happen that are unexpected and there are twists and turns. While some things are quite obvious what the awnsers are, there are things that are less so.

Art: 10

The artwork is extremely detailed, expessully the costumes of the magic users. This detail helps to give each character their personality.

Sound: 8

Mar 19, 2010
Mixed Feelings
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 ]

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 ...
Aug 5, 2013
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 ...

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