Shining Hearts: Bread of Happiness
シャイニング・ハーツ ~幸せのパン~
Shpan title
General Information
Director(s) Itsuro Kawasaki
Producer(s) Junichi Inaba
Kuniyoshi Shigeta
Masahiro Nakayama
Masanori Goto
Studio Production I.G
Original Run April 12th, 2012 – June 30th, 2012
Shining Hearts: Bread of Happiness (シャイニング・ハーツ ~幸せのパン~, Shining Hearts: Shiawase no Pan) is the second anime adaption of the Shining Series following the game Shining Hearts. It first aired on April 2012, running for a period of about 12 episodes.


Rick lives on the island of Wynderia, inhabited by various races such as elves and beast-people. Amnesiac, he is rescued by three young ladies and taken to work in their bakery, living happily, days baking bread for the town's inhabitants. But when a red moon rises and a deathly wind blows, all four will be engulfed in a strange events.



Main poster for the anime

  • Rick Elwood - The main protagonist who drifted to the island of Wynderia, losing his memories in the process. He now lives and works at the Le Couer Bakery with the trio sisters.
  • Neris, Amil, Airy
    • The trio sisters who found Rick ashore the beach of Wyndaria and brought him along to live with them at the Le Couer Bakery.
  • Rana - Alvin's little sister. An elf who takes a liking for humans.
  • Alvin - Rana's older brother. An elf who has the ability to control spirits.
  • Kaguya - A mysterious girl who also like Rick, drifted ashore to the island of Wndaria. She has lost her memories along with her emotions.
  • Rufina - The Princess of Wynderia, who has a kind and gentle personality with an interest in tea and herbs.
  • Ragnus - The Prince of Wynderia and Rufina's older brother. Like his sister, he has an interest in herbs and dealing with them in the palace garden.
  • Rouna - Rufina's maid and cook. She belongs to the beast race. Though she is also clumsy at times, she is an expert with blades keeping a good store of them underneath her dress.
  • Xiao-Mei - A fickle black cat pirate of the beast race, who runs an antique shop. She is also the phantom thief calling herself the "Black Tail".
  • Melty - A "tsundere" with who loves ice magic. She lives in a mansion separate from the village, and avoids going out, because she is not too fond of people and hates the sun.
  • Sorbet - Melty's familiar spirit.


Opening Theme

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

Ending Theme

  • "Fuwaffuwa no Mahou (ふわっふわのまほう)" by Kanae Itō, Mai Aizawa and Shiori Mikami
# English title Japanese Title Airing Date
1 Welcome to Le Couer ル・クールへよこうそ April 12th, 2012
2 The Day of the Storm 嵐の日 April 19th, 2012
3 Blackout 灯火管制 April 26th, 2012
4 Mechanical Doll 機械人形 May 3rd, 2012
5 As if Melting とろけるような May 10th, 2012
6 Request from the Prince 王子からの依頼 May 17th, 2012
7 Everyone's Heart それぞれのココロ May 24th, 2012
8 Drifting Person 漂流人 May 31th, 2012
9 The Phantom Thief Again 怪盗再び June 7th, 2012
10 Messenger from Another World もうひとつの世界からのメッセンジャー June 15th, 2012
11 The Decisive Battle 決戦 June 22nd, 2012
12 Bread of Happiness 幸せのパン June 30th, 2012

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