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Happiness

Happiness

Alternative Titles

English: Happiness
Japanese: ハピネス

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: 10
Chapters: 50
Status: Finished
Published: Feb 9, 2015 to Mar 9, 2019
Authors: Oshimi, Shuuzou (Story & Art)

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 5764 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet published' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #52212
2 based on the top manga page. Please note that 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #401
Members: 18,778
Favorites: 285
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Happiness
Volume 1
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Synopsis

Makoto Okazaki is an unpopular high school student who is frequently bullied by some of his classmates, being forced to act as their errand boy. But his life drastically changes one night when he is attacked by a mysterious girl, who plunges her teeth into his neck and begins drinking his blood. Upon satisfying her craving, she offers Makoto a simple choice: become like her or die.

When he wakes up in a hospital after his encounter, Makoto is unable to deal with the blindingly bright lights and finds that water cannot quench his growing thirst…

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Background

Happiness has been published in English by Kodansha Comics USA since September 27, 2016.

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Characters

Gosho, Yukiko
Main
Okazaki, Makoto
Main
Nora
Supporting
Shiraishi, Nao
Supporting
Saku
Supporting
Ono, Yuki
Supporting
Gosho
Supporting
Kiyoshi
Supporting
Okazaki, Mother
Supporting
Nunota
Supporting

More reviewsReviews

Mar 11, 2019
Mywifesson (All reviews)
What we have here is a stylistic version of a trite plotline of monsters vs humans and the questions of good and evil. To me though this is the problem, the story was never interesting enough that there was a payoff. The whole thing was luke warm providing plot points that didn't escalate tensions, there were repeated moments where out comes were just erased in order to preserve certain characters. Miraculous victories for the MC and his group of friends for no reason.

I had this problem with Aku no Hana as well where I felt like the author doesn't understand human emotion, perhaps read more
Apr 9, 2019
chrissy_poo_too (All reviews)
Happiness' first few volumes are great; Aku no Hana with vampires, what's not to like? Unfortunately, things spiral out of control pretty quickly, as this spooky Let the Right One In-esque romance-horror becomes a Tokyo Ghoul/Ajin wannabe around chapter 15 or so. We're left with 35 chapters of shady government agencies, cultists, a villain straight out of a Dean Koontz bargain bin book, two semi-interesting characters getting sidelined for what feels like forever, one uninteresting character getting mutilated for what feels like forever, and time skips. Lots and lots of time skips.

It's all so...typical. A damn shame considering the manga's early promise and the read more
Apr 28, 2016
Satoshi- (All reviews)
Preliminary
Happiness is a horror manga, tackles the subject of vampires and psychological in a master way. Initially in a school setting the characters are realistic, they act like normal students in front of the dangers and have their own personalities, wills, ways of acting, without being cliché.

The story follows Okazaki, a young man who accidentally turns into a vampire, a shower of tragedy falls in this manga in almost every chapter, with cliff hangers taking your breath away and making you marathon several chapters in a row without even wanting to. Read at your own risk, all the characters who enter the story are ready read more
Nov 3, 2015
mochakawaiibear (All reviews)
Preliminary
Happiness. Vampires.

Let's start with the plot. This story and MC are not very original at all. Young timid boy in a town where there are monsters (vampires) come out at night and kill people. The boy meets a girl who's not really interested in anyone but him and boom. Turns out she's a vampire
But with that said its still entertaining and keeps you on edge
(9chaps in the plots score may change with time)

Art: the art for this manga is about average, maybe slightly above nothing you haven't seen. Has a realistic touch to it.

Character: MC is the typical shy,timid,frail guy. Hasn't been read more

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