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Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shining Hearts: Bread of Happiness
Japanese: シャイニング・ハーツ 〜幸せのパン〜

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 13, 2012 to Jun 30, 2012
Premiered: Spring 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Game
Genres: Action, Fantasy
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.211 (scored by 10,588 users)
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Ranked: #61062
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Popularity: #1671
Members: 26,399
Favorites: 24
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

One day, a mysterious girl named Kaguya was washed ashore the island of Wyndaria after a great storm. She encounters Rick, a swordsman who wound up working at the island's bakery. Apparently, Kaguya is suffering from having lost her memories and emotions. In addition, the usually peaceful Wyndaria is now swarming with pirates who came seeking for the special spirit stone that is worn around Kaguya's neck. Knowing the situation, Rick and his co-workers, Nellis, Amyl, and Aerie decided to bring back peace to island and help Kaguya regain her lost memories and emotions.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Elwood, Rick
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Kamiya, Hiroshi
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Filiam, Neris
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Aizawa, Mai
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Manaflare, Amil
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Itou, Kanae
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Mikami, Shiori
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Staff

Kawasaki, Itsurou
Kawasaki, Itsurou
Director, Script, Series Composition
Nagasaki, Yukio
Nagasaki, Yukio
Sound Director
Kuramoto, Hotaka
Kuramoto, Hotaka
Episode Director
Itou, Kanae
Itou, Kanae
Theme Song Performance, Inserted Song Performance


Edit Opening Theme

"Toki Sekai (時世界~トキセカイ~)" by Kanae Itou, Mai Aizawa, and Shiori Mikami

Edit Ending Theme

"Fuwaffuwa no Mahou (ふわっふわのまほう)" by Kanae Itou, Mai Aizawa, and Shiori Mikami



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