Audio from a 2019 mobile game has TikTokers reckoning with their own happiness

A Japanese mobile game has sparked an emotional new TikTok meme. Love Live! School Idol Festival All Stars is a Japanese rhythm game where users play as managers and members of a pop group. One character from the game, Mari Ohara, has inspired a new trend. A soundbite of her saying, "I'm so happy... I'm so sad" has TikTokers wondering what will really make them happy. People on TikTok use the sound to express something that makes them happy right before realizing.... their choice has consequences or that the outcome isn't what they expected