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
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 6.821 (scored by 115710115,710 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #47042
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #770
Members: 254,347
Favorites: 2,366

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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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Characters & Voice Actors


Tateishi, Yayoi
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


Opening Theme

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Amazon Music
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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)

Sep 28, 2018
MozillaFennekin (All reviews)
It’s only stupid if it doesn’t work.

Nowadays, the shows I fight to defend are highly misunderstood because their appeal is too specific, causing the general audience to flaunt their standards around like they’re supposed to mean anything. Past examples include Mahou Shoujo Site, Jashin-chan Dropkick and Hand Shakers. Yet, Happy Sugar Life is a different sort of… thing, whose plot setup is about as logically sound as riding a lawnmower during a hurricane, seemingly leaving not but a select, niche appeal for the sickos like me.

A high school girl is basically holding a little girl hostage in a populated apartment complex; she hides read more
Sep 28, 2018
SingleH (All reviews)
For as long as I’ve been watching anime, there has always been a considerable amount of the community who can find so much entertainment in shows which are “so bad, they’re good.” Whether it be the ostentatiously pandering fan service of shows like Eromanga Sensei, the immeasurably trite and gaudily derivative plot of shows like In Another World With My Smartphone, or the hysterically edgy situations in shows like Magical Girl Site, the community always seems to find something to enjoy in shows that are simply, undeniably, and blatantly trash. But as the saying goes, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure”, and it looks read more
Jan 6, 2019
RuanSwanepoel (All reviews)
Happy Sugar Life (HSL) is a psychological horror about normal people being pushed to their limits. Throughout this show, contrasts are stressed and found in every way possible as I will be discussing throughout this review.

Art 8/10: One of HSL's best attributes.
Studio Ezόla has opted for a pretty basic art style for this Anime. The surroundings or backgrounds are simple, but never feels fake or takes away from the original style, so no points deducted from that. This is the best example of where you can see contrasts being used. In happy or cheerful scenes, the colors used are extremely bright and sparkly. The color read more
Sep 28, 2018
Stark700 (All reviews)
Once upon a time, there was a girl who didn’t know what love really is. She seemingly had no goals in life with a rootless understanding about love. Sleeping with guys and not truly knowing what her life is about, she didn’t know if there was a place to belong. Wondering around the end of abyss of life and not knowing who she can really be with. Then, a child appeared. An innocent child with a face full of life and sugar. Is this a chance to truly discover love? Is it a chance to live a happy sugar life?

As a show that combines elements read more

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