“My Happy Marriage” has undoubtedly made a mark in the anime world, especially for those who have a soft spot for romance. Having wrapped up its first season in the Summer of 2023, fans are eagerly awaiting news on its sequel.
Here’s everything we’ve gathered about the much-anticipated Season 2.
While the anime industry has been churning out various genres, pure romance series have become a rarity. “My Happy Marriage” has filled that void, captivating a vast audience with its heartfelt story.
The series aired from July 5 to September 20, 2023, completing a 12-episode run.
Behind this masterpiece is the renowned animation studio, “Kinema Citrus,” known for hits like “Made in Abyss” and “The Rising of the Shield Hero.”
Is My Happy Marriage Season 2 Announced?
Season 2 of “My Happy Marriage” has been officially announced. The series scored a #1 spot on The Top 10 Highest Rated Anime Series in Summer 2023. This sequel announcement is a sign that it deserved the excellent ratings it got.
A new poster has been revealed for My Happy Marriage season 2:
For further updates regarding the release dates and other related information, visit the official Twitter account of this anime series.
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Potential Release date for Season 2 of My Happy Marriage
My Happy Marriage season 2 release date has not been officially announced yet. But we can speculate based on industry norms.
Given that it typically takes 12-18 months from an announcement to production, and considering the sequel’s confirmation, we’re looking at a potential Fall 2024 release.
Ratings and Popularity of My Happy Marriage
Ratings: The series received excellent responses from different rating platforms:
Popularity: Its consistently high ranking on Anitrendz’s weekly popularity polls further cements its position as a standout of the Summer 2023 Anime Season.
The popularity of a season can also be depicted by the official acrylic and modeled figurines it receives.
The female protagonist of the series, Mio, received a modeled figurine in the form of a Nendoroid Figure. It will be released on July 31, 2024.
My Happy Marriage Season 2 Source Material
The anime “My Happy Marriage” is adapted from the novel series written by Akumi Agitogi. So far, seven volumes have been released. Usually, it takes four volumes of material to make a 12-episode anime series.
Judging by this standard, there is enough material for a sequel to be adapted.
The light novel received an English Serialization from “Yen Press,” and four volumes have been released in English. This novel also received a manga adaptation illustrated by Rito Kousaka. It has four volumes that have been released in Japanese and in English, too.
The manga series received an English Serialization by “Square Enix Manga.” You can buy both the light novel and the manga series from Amazon.
Animation Studio’s Future Commitments
The animation studio of “My Happy Marriage” is busy animating only one future anime project, “The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 3.” So, they might start preparing for the sequel of “My Happy Marriage” so that fans can receive it as early as possible.
Potential Voice Casting for the Sequel of My Happy Marriage
In the anime world, it’s a general practice to retain the original voice cast for sequels, barring any unforeseen circumstances. Given this trend, it’s safe to assume that the beloved voice actors from the first season will reprise their roles in the sequel.
The series was also popular internationally, as it received an English Dubbing. Here’s a look at the voice talents behind the main characters:
- Kiyoka Kudou: Damien Haas (English) / Ishikawa Kaito (Japanese)
- Miyo Saimori: Miranda Parkin (English) / Reina Ueda (Japanese)
- Hazuki Kudou: Felecia Angelle English) / Youko Hikasa (Japanese)
“My Happy Marriage” tells the sad story of Miyo, a helpless girl born with no magical abilities in this world of magic. Her mother passed away after a few months of giving birth to her. Her father remarried and brought his stepdaughter, who receives all her parents’ affection.
After a while, Miyo is informed that she is to marry Kiyoka, a member of a distinguished clan. He is also the captain of a military unit, thus his fame for being a cruel man. As Mio has given up everything, she is ready to give up on her life by marrying this man.
But all is not lost, as Kiyoka wants to let Miyo live a happy life. He gives Mio the love she has never received from everyone. But one misunderstanding leads to another, and their relationship keeps breaking apart. Will Mio find salvation in her life anytime soon?