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Hapi Mari: Happy Marriage!?

Hapi Mari: Happy Marriage!?

Alternative Titles

English: Happy Marriage?!
Japanese: はぴまり〜Happy Marriage!?〜


Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 40
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 8, 2009 to Jun 8, 2012
Authors: Enjouji, Maki (Story & Art)
Serialization: Petit Comic


Score: 8.021 (scored by 11942 users)
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Ranked: #8702
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Popularity: #264
Members: 21,415
Favorites: 747
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Volumes: /10
Chapters: /40
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Men: they're the root of Takanashi Chiwa's problems, which is why she never had the time nor the opportunity to have a boyfriend in her entire life. A full-time office lady and a part-time hostess, she works night and day to pay off her dad's debt from his failed business. One night at her part-time job, a high-class customer has her fired. Then the next day, she's called in to see the president—whom she had never even seen before in the office—only to find out she's to marry him! But what kind of guy is Mamiya Hokuto anyway? Will he become one of Chiwa's problems, or will he save her from them? And will this marriage even last?!

(Source: Aerandria)


Hapi Mari: Happy Marriage!? was published in English by VIZ Media under the Shojo Beat imprint from August 6, 2013 to February 3, 2015 and in French by Kazé.

The series was adapted into a Japanese live-action drama series which was released in June 2016 on Amazon Prime.


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May 18, 2013
blossomdeath (All reviews)
The saying ‘never judge a book (manga) by its cover’ is like a spot-on adage when it comes to Hapi Mari.

The series starts off with an overused plot: poor-girl-marries-rich-stranger-to-pay-off-father’s-debts and whether there could be true love in a marriage that was built upon a monetary mutually beneficial arrangement.


Despite the cliched plot and smutty moments (which to my surprise wasn’t that overwhelming), the story itself actually has depth and I was somewhat amazed at how the concept of marriage is exemplified here.

The mangaka adopts a realistic approach towards illustrating the challenges young couples struggle with in today’s society. Chapters are often slapped read more
Mar 21, 2017
mervollo (All reviews)

I have really enjoyed every bit of Hapi Mari. Hokuto... and Chiwa.. their love is absolutely the best kind. I was mesmerized by Hokuto's love and affection to his lover, Chiwa.

The characters are well put together, you can emotionally get attached to them and get lost in the great art. The story and overall was perfect.
I don't think I will read a better romance manga than this ever again.

Truly recommended.

(I intentionally listened to the song: Rude- Eternal Youth. Which made the atmosphere while reading way too intense).

Hapi Mari thank you for being a part of my life.
Jan 4, 2015
Dianime (All reviews)
After hours of searching for a good anime that was not about high school drama, I came across this one manga! This manga is definitely is for a mature audience, if you know what I mean! This made it important for me because I had just finished high school so I wanted to read something a bit more mature.

What I liked about this manga the most was the art. All the characters were drawn beautifully so this made the manga bearable in my part. There is good character development and life lessons that you can apply in your life with your significant other (trust read more
Jul 12, 2013
dakotasapphire (All reviews)
It's a mind blowing manga for a normal american girl like me.
It'll give you highs and lows and keep you interested. If you like romance mixed with a lot of drama this is probably the story for you.

I really enjoyed the story, and it kept me wanting more. I basically was real sad when it ended. But be warned, theres a lot of smut, and I mean ALOT! But if that's your thing (it is mine, smut makes for an interesting story most of the time) then this will be a great manga for you to read. If you don't like smut, don't read it. read more


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