Set in an alternate setting to Shining Tears X Wind
, Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan (Shining Hearts: Bread of Happiness) is a Slice of Life
anime that began airing in April 2012 and centers around Rick, a swordsman turned baker on the island of Wyndaria. When a mysterious amnesiac girl named Kaguya is washed up on the beach after a fierce storm, Rick and his fellow bakers Nellis, Amyl, and Aerie decide to help Kaguya regain her memories.Needs a Better Description
Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan contains examples of:
- Cat Girl: Xiao Mei
- Expy: Rana is an Expy of Elwyn/Elwing of Shining Tears, being a long-haired blonde elf dressed in a similar costume. Rana is Elwing.
- Food Porn: So much delicious bread...
- Gratuitous French: The bakery Rick and his coworkers work at is called Le Coeur (The Heart).
- Pet the Dog: Xiao Mei may be a thief, but she's doing it to get money to help out a bunch of orphans.
- Slice of Life: What the show starts out as.
- Talking to Himself: Hiroshi Kamiya voices Rick and Alvin, so whenever they have a conversation, this happens. Kanae Itō pulls triple duty by voicing Neris, Amil and Airy. Completely averted in the dub.