Located on a small street near the center of Rome, the Casetta dell'orso is a small yet popular restaurant staffed by a group of older, bespectacled gentlemen. Nicoletta is a twenty-one-year-old woman who has just arrived in Rome to meet with her estranged mother's husband, who owns the restaurant. She intends to inform him that not only was his wife married once before, but also that she is her daughter - a secret her mother desperately wants kept. When she arrives at the restaurant Nicoletta becomes enamoured with Claudio, one of the waiters, and begins to spend more time there. Despite the age gap, Nicoletta finds her feelings towards Claudio growing; and after making a promise to keep her mother's secret, Nicoletta begins working at the restaurant as an apprentice chef. Now she is trying her hardest to become a good cook, but can Nicoletta overcome the difference in age and win the quiet Claudio's heart?
Tachibana has recently quit his job at a high-class firm, and for unknown reasons, decides to open a bakery. His first employee is Ono, an extremely talented patissier who is also known as the 'Gay of demonic charm' - something that has caused him to lose his job countless times. Joining the crew also is Eiji - a retired champion boxer - who is hired on the spot as only a trainee purely because he is not Ono's 'type.' However, Chikage, the bumbling childhood friend and shadow of Tachibana, is exactly his type! Now, with the shop finally open, everyone seems to be filling their positions well; but one question remains: what were Tachibana's motives for opening the bakery, and does it have a link to his troubled and forgotten past?
On it's simplest level both Antique Bakery and Ristorante Paradiso are set in male-staffed eating establishments. Both series are relatively slow paced slice of life anime, that have moments of comedy and drama. If you liked that aspect of one then you are likely to enjoy the other.
Both anime feature an eating establishment, and they also take a look at the lives of the people who work there and the customers who eat there. Both anime have a similar tone and style.
Ignoring similarities in story setups, both are short slice-of-life anime set up with the premise of offering insight into the lives of the characters involved, as well tracing their past and present.
If you've seen either one before while watching the other, you'll get rather strong vibes.
Both these slows are slow slice of life anime centered in places where the cast cooks and serve food. They both have a strong male cast, and interesting relationships with customers. A fan of one will no doubt enjoy the other as well.
Similar atmosphere. Working with food. Target audience is female. There are many male characters in both series, so there are plenty of different characters to love.
Food and adults go together so well. Especially when there is drama surrounding them. Both anime have interesting art styles. Antique Bakery takes on a shounen-ai tone where Ristorante Paradiso takes on a younger woman going for a much older man. Both have plenty of romance and great drama. Check out one if you liked the other.
Both series have a similiar restaurant atmosphere and contain a vast array of appealing male characters. The two characters, Eiji Kanda of Antique Bakery and Nicoletta of Ristorante Paradiso, both represent young struggling rookie chefs trying to achieve their place in the restaurant scene despite their lack of formal training. While Antique Bakery emphasizes a shonen-ai tone and Ristorante Paradiso examines the relationship between an older man and a younger woman, both these series are very romance centered. Also, the food portrayed in each of these series will make your mouth water! If you are a fan of one, then you are sure to find the same enjoyment in the other.
Pouring a perfect cocktail is a difficult feat, but one bartender, Ryuu Sasakura, is such a master of his craft that his drinks are renowned worldwide. No matter what challenges are thrown his way, Ryuu takes the time to get to know his customers and serves them the most helpful concoction for their joys and sorrows. With a calm demeanor and caring heart, this skilled bartender will do whatever it takes to make his clientele, and colleagues, happy.
Both the anime involve food and drink and how these things bring people together. They are also about the lives of the people who visit and work at these places. Bartender focuses more on the drinks themselves and Ristorante Paradiso focuses more on the people, but they are both at a relaxing pace and have beautiful animation and music to go along with them. I would check out one if you liked the other.
Ristorante Paradiso and Bartender are both extremely slow shows that bring all of the characters together. Each of the anime series involves a great detail on the character development and takes time to progress through the story. They also each involve food and drinks captivating the people that are in the restaurants while spinning a relaxing tale of their lives.
These 2 are slice of life adult style anime. They are slow paced with their drama and just have a wonderful adult feel to them. Bartender takes on a episodic feel where Ristorante Paradiso is completely fleshed out with a great romance story. If you like your anime more geared towards the adult in you check either of these out.
An urban legend tells of a Miracle Train that runs the tracks of Tokyo’s subways. Appearing only to troubled ladies, it’s said to house a few young men who are manifestations of the Oedo Line’s stations; together, they are able to solve any problem that plagues their passengers. Whether it’s helping a girl who lost her dog to a woman who refuses to tell the boys of her problems, Shinjuku, Roppongi, Shiodome, Tsukushima, Ryogoku and Tocho-mae will help anyone they meet aboard the Miracle Train.
Ristorante Paradiso and Miracle Train both appeal to especially women, I'm sure. The selling point of these titles are the loveable and charming gentlemen who are always ready to respond the customers' needs (who are mostly female, as you would guess). The cast of characters is diverse and the viewer is sure to find their personal favourite among it, and enjoy some visual delightment, as well. Like the other? Try the other one, too!
Both shows are very much aimed at women who love to watch romance drama in an interesting way. Ristorante Paradiso is more serious in it's tone where Miracle Train takes things pretty light-hearted. Check out one if you liked the other.
Ouran High is a school for the extremely wealthy or, in Haruhi's case, the extremely talented. But no amount of talent will help when Haruhi accidentally drops an eight million yen vase in a music room. The vase was the property of Ouran High School Host Club, a group of attractive young men who, for a fee, provide their time and affections for their lovesick clientele: the female students. Fascinated by this strange new specimen, a poor and clumsy commoner, they force Haruhi to work for them until the debt is repaid; but they get a lot more than they bargained for...
The main theme of these shows are about the same. The main character is a girl who joins a group of sexy men who like to entertain women. The restaurant/club are also both run by a woman. Although Host Club is more of a romactic comedy and Ristorante Paradiso is a slice of life romance, there are so many parallels between them.
Both Ristorante Paradiso and Ouran High School Host Club have 6 charming men and one clueless female, who has strong bonds with all of them. Talking about the main characters, I think Nicoletta is very similar to Haruhi. Both of them are quite stubborn, childish in some parts. As for the males, I suppose the biggest similarity is that both RP and OHSHC men are entertaining lots of women.
I do see a quite similarity between Olga and Haruhi’s father. They both work hard but either way seem to care for their daughters. Also, both are quite flirty, aren’t they? ;)
Lonely Kaoru Nishimi has lost count of how many times he has moved schools thanks to his father's naval career. Newly landed in Kyushu, he finds most of his classmates instantly antagonistic towards him and suspicious of his elite background. Only two other students seem not to mind who he is – the infamously abrasive Sentarou and the gentle Ritsuko. Unbeknownst to Kaoru they have a passion for jazz, and they're about to pull him out of his stiff, joyless world into theirs of loose, swinging self-expression. Through friendship and frustration, love and despair, Kaoru will learn that life has a wealth of experiences in store for him!
Both anime have a delightful adult feel to them while exploring the characters within the show. Both have a very similar art style to them and make you feel happy just to watch even though neither show is super light-hearted. Both also have an underlying plot of food (risto) and music (apollon) while still keeping up with the romance and drama. Check out one if you liked the other.
Ristorante Paradiso and Sakamichi no Apollon don't have a common plot idea, but there are many minor thing that bonds them. Firstly - the "warm" animation. Then the OST. Both animes' seem to have a very delicate and elegant music track. Also, both are about romance that focuses on one-sided love which then turns into something else.