Happy Sugar Life

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Synonyms: White Sugar Garden, Black Salt Cage
Japanese: ハッピーシュガーライフ
English: Happy Sugar Life
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 14, 2018 to Sep 29, 2018
Premiered: Summer 2018
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:55 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Ezόla
Source: Manga
Genres: DramaDrama, Girls LoveGirls Love, HorrorHorror
Themes: GoreGore, PsychologicalPsychological
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.781 (scored by 133490133,490 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #50912
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #780
Members: 292,755
Favorites: 2,726


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Satou Matsuzaka is a beautiful high schooler who has a reputation for being permissive with men. However, a chance encounter with a young girl named Shio Koube makes Satou realize that this is her first and only true feeling of love.

Telling others that she lives with her aunt, Satou secretly shares an apartment with Shio. Despite her innocent appearance, Satou is willing to do anything to protect her beloved, resorting to desperate measures to ensure that their "happy sugar life" remains intact.

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Opening Theme

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"One Room Sugar Life (ワンルームシュガーライフ)" by Akari Nanawo (ナナヲアカリ)

Ending Theme

1: "SWEET HURT" by ReoNa (eps 1-8, 10-12)
2: "Canaria (カナリア)" by ReoNa (eps 9)


Jul 10, 2023
An anime that delves deep into the question of love. What is love? In the anime, a young girl named Satou Matsuzaka has a habit of sleeping with one boy after another to find what this feeling of "love" is like but she never feels anything for them, no matter who she goes out with. She always left with the same pondering question of love. When one day, she met a little girl, a sweet and innocent young child. Shio Kōbe. This encounter changes Satou. She has finally found something she could feel. Love.

She tells others that she lives with her aunt when she secretly ...
Jul 23, 2023
Mixed Feelings
"Happy Sugar Life" weaves a tale of intrigue with its blend of beauty and darkness, but falls short of reaching its full potential, earning a modest 6/10 rating in my books.

The anime starts off with a striking protagonist, Satou Matsuzaka, whose beauty and innocence captivate the audience. However, as the story unfolds, it takes a turn into the macabre, revealing a darker side to her character. While the initial setup is promising, the plot becomes somewhat predictable as it progresses, missing the mark on delivering truly unexpected twists.

The animation and artwork are undoubtedly stunning, especially in capturing the stark contrast between the vibrant, colorful world ...
Jun 10, 2022
Happy Sugar Life flirts with two core audiences that it fails to deliver to.

The first audience is those looking for a dark, mature story about irredeemably flawed characters being punished for their sins. Happy Sugar Life sets itself up as though it may be that kind of story, but it doesn't have the teeth to commit, nor does it actually condemn the main characters.

The second audience is those looking for a cute, twisted romance between a yandere lolicon and the object of her affection. Happy Sugar Life doesn't seem at first, to court this audience genuinely, but if you keep watching, you'll probably come to ...

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