For Akane Suzumiya, letting go of her memories and moving forward has been difficult. Luckily (more like unluckily) for her, the loud and confident baseball powerhouse Gouda "Ace" Jouji has just transferred to school, and what's better (worse?!), he's just proposed to her in the middle of class after their first meeting! Can Akane outmaneuver and escape the persistent Gouda, or is she doomed to a pairing she cannot refuse?
Dimwitted Azuma Kazuma is a young man with a dream -- to create a bread worthy of the name "Japan", made by the Japanese people, for the Japanese people! With hefty bread-making skills, hands that have an uncanny warmth to help dough ferment, and will power like no other, Kazuma must put his delicious creations to the test as he struggles to become employed at the prestigious Pantasia bakery, for fame and glory! Yeast, beware... Kazuma is in the kitchen!
The humor of Akane Maniax reminded me a lot of Yakitate Japan. It's just as weird and random, and both provide us with a rather strange, but funny parody. So i have no doubts you'll like Yakitate as well!