Shigeru Amano is a minor supporting character who made a prominent appearance in episode 1 of Yumeiro Patissiere. He is Ichigo Amano's father, because of the long distance and the expensive fees he originally refused to let Ichigo attend St.Marie Gakuen but his wife convinced him to let Ichigo go. He shares a close relationship to his family, appears to be a talented painter and also has an interest in golf although his wife proclaims he is awful at it. Shigeru is the son of Michiko Amano, brother of Hikaru Amano, father of Ichigo and Natsume Amano and husband of Kyouko Amano.