Seiyou Kottou Yougashiten: Antique

Antique Bakery

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Japanese: 西洋骨董洋菓子店 ~アンティーク~
English: Antique Bakery
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2008 to Sep 19, 2008
Premiered: Summer 2008
Broadcast: Fridays at 00:45 (JST)
Source: Manga
Genres: Boys LoveBoys Love, ComedyComedy, GourmetGourmet
Demographic: ShoujoShoujo
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.021 (scored by 1491514,915 users)
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Ranked: #38532
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Popularity: #3261
Members: 36,120
Favorites: 102

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A high school crush, a world-class pastry chef, a former middle-weight boxing champion... and a whole lot of cake!
Ono has come a long way since the agonizing day in high school when he confessed his love to handsome Tachibana. Now, some 14 years later Ono, a world-class pastry chef and gay playboy has it all. No man can resist Ono's charms (or his cooking skills!) but he has just found a new position under a man named Tachibana. Can this be the only man who resisted his charms, and if so, will the man who once snubbed the "magically gay" Ono get his just deserts? And how in the heck did a former middleweight boxing champion wind up as Ono's cake boy?

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Okumura, Yoshiaki
Hayase, Hiroyuki
Sound Director
Ezaki, Shinpei
Episode Director
Theme Song Performance, Theme Song Composition, Theme Song Lyrics


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"Life goes on ~side K~" by CHEMISTRY

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Mar 27, 2009
In which a man still has traumatizing memories of being kidnapped and forced to eat cake, so he opens up a cake shop in hopes of catching his long-ago tormenter. ...Seriously.

STORY - The absurdity of the above summary still surprises me sometimes, but if nothing else, I have to give Antique Bakery props for being unique. The bakery element is pretty original in itself, but I was more impressed to see an easygoing comedy/slice of life-ish series involving mostly-ordinary, adult characters in their thirties. That Tachibana has reoccurring nightmares involving cake is very, very laughable to me, but thankfully, even though that could be considered ...
Jul 12, 2010
Gay anime [shounen-ai & yaoi] in general get no real respect from the industry do they? That's the thing that has always irked me in the back of my mind when watching shounen-ai anime. The fact that they are either cheaply made or that they lacked any real story beyond being “gay gay gay and GAY!” From Gravitation right up to Junjou Romantica, it's always the same no matter what [All EXCEPT Loveless, perhaps, but that was incomplete]. Antique Bakery is probably the only gay anime in existence that has a significant story beyond the standard-stereotypical gay plot, For this reason alone Antique Bakery has ...
Apr 5, 2009
It was a really enjoyable anime. For first, art. It was average, nothing special but you can watch without harm. Music seemed a little weird for the first time, but when you get used to it, it gets better and begins to perfectly fit the anime. Plot is kind of lazy and slow. Four guys running a bakery, light shonen-ai from time to time, some boxing- and kidnapping-thingy and lots of yummy cakes. There is no fast action or heart stopping moments - if u're looking for them, u can already give up on watching this. But the thing is, that anime has really specific ...

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