Shining Tears X Wind

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shining Tears Ex, Shining Tears Cross Wind
Japanese: シャイニング・ティアーズ・クロス・ウィンド
English: Shining Tears X Wind
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 2007 to Jun 30, 2007
Premiered: Spring 2007
Broadcast: Saturdays at 01:30 (JST)
Producers: Sega
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Studio Deen
Source: Game
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Theme: IsekaiIsekai
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.481 (scored by 1236712,367 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #65602
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3395
Members: 33,303
Favorites: 64

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Synopsis

Mysterious disappearances are occurring one after the other in Tatsumi Town. Kiriya has a vision from a mysterious beautiful girl with pointy ears. A book talking for an alternative world is found. And Mao searching for her long lost friend, Zero, comes to our world. But what she didn’t expect is to find Souma and Kureha, and even less, to accidentally take them to her world. Now, Souma and Kureha have to find a way to come back. But other forces are playing their part in the darkness and Souma with Kureha will find that going back is harder than they first anticipated.

(Source: ANN)

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Watanabe, Hiroshi
Director
Misawa, Ayako
Sound Director
Wada, Takuya
Episode Director, Animation Director
Namura, Hidetoshi
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"Shining Tears" by Souichiro Hoshi.
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Aug 14, 2007

Characters/Development
Setting the general scene is done well in the first episode, introducing a small amount of the cast during the first half and themes that exist throughout in the second. There is a large cast of characters present within the series, however they do tend to lack any depth to them, feeling flat and plain. An example being during the early parts of the series when both Souma and Kureha are taken to End Earth, we learn about the Soul Blades, which come from the heart of the person at hand. Typically Kureha gives Souma her heart to fight off the enemies at the start ...
Feb 10, 2008
The story was pretty good, although somewhat predictable. What anime isn't?? Throughout the story, I was annoyed by 2 things the most; one was that zero doesn't really have ANY point in the story except for as a ridiculous background information to how some characters were part of a group.
second, the sword drawing techniques kept changing from standing, bending over backwards, to having ::cough::orgasms::cough::. Which really made me think the author was still indecisive about plot/animation in general.
Characters were pretty good. Some of them could have used more development.
Also, there is not much to say for the sound, near the end the background music was ...
Apr 23, 2014
Mixed Feelings
The best RPGs for the Megadrive were Shining Force and Shining Force II. Some of the best, if not the best Game Gear games were Shining Force titles. After a while, the word “Force” was dropped from the game titles and you got such games as Shining Blade, Shining Wisdom and so on. Either way, the Shining franchise has had a lot of high quality games for multiple platforms. So, why am I bringing this up? Well, the franchise also has an anime adaptation. The weird thing about it is that it's not adapted from one game, but two. Shining Tears and Shining Wind, hence ...

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