Happy Marriage?!, Volume 10 manga review
By Leroy Douresseaux
February 5, 2015 - 19:19
|Happy Marriage?! Volume 10 cover image is courtesy of barnesandnoble.com.
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Rated “M” for “Mature”
never had any girlish fantasies about courtship and marriage, but she found herself in an unlikely scenario. The 22-year-old married a total stranger in order to get her father out of debt! Her husband, 28-year-old Hokuto Mamiya
, was the President and CEO of Mamiya Commerce
. Their marriage, for a time, was a secret, with only Hokuto’s personal assistant, Taeko Soma
, knowing of the union’s true nature. Two years later, Chiwa and Hokuto are trying to be a real married couple.
As Happy Marriage?!, Vol. 10
(Chapters 37 to 39 to Final Chapter) opens, Chiwa recovers from the would she received when she tried to protect Hokuto from a savage knife attack. Even after that, she still cannot reveal to Hokuto the letter she received from her his now-deceased father, Seiji Mamiya
, that revealed a secret.
Her reticence will not stop the turmoil within the Mamiya family. Hokuto will learn a shocking truth about his mother, Yoko Miura
, and about himself. The revelations could ruin Chiwa and Hokuto's marriage.
I am not happy about saying goodbye to the Happy Marriage?!
manga. However, I must accept that Happy Marriage?! Volume 10
is the final volume of this series that I have come to really enjoy reading.
I don't want to spoil anything, but I will admit that there are some some explosive revelations and that there are some character revelations that are worse than some readers my have expected. I can say that Happy Marriage?!
has a happy ending. It has a celebratory last chapter that will remind readers why this typical shojo soap opera romance manages to be something different and also something especially lovable.
Readers looking for shojo romantic drama will be happy with the Shojo Beat title, Happy Marriage?!
Rating: A /10
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