Precure! Anime: February 4 Premiere, Promo Video, Cast, Theme Songs & Artists Revealed
The formal web portal of the Wonderful Precure! anime, recognised as the 21st series of the Precure franchise, disclosed on Sunday details such as the anime’s cast and crew, the theme tunes and the artists involved, along with a video which announced its premiere on February 4.
The ensemble of the anime consists of:
Maria Naganawa as Komugi Inukai/Cure Wonderful
Atsumi Tanezaki as Iroha Inukai/Cure Friendly
Apart from these, the crew from the anime unleashed visuals for more characters:
The anime Wonderful Precure! (the word used in katakana for the title is “Wandafuru,” with the “Wan” portion possibly signifying “dog,” or it could be indicative of the onomatopoeia for the noise that a dog makes in Japanese) unfolds in a place called Animal Town, where humans and animals coexist. The story follows the life of Iroha Inukai, a second-year junior high school student, and her loyal dog companion, Komugi. One day, during their regular walks, the duo stumbles upon a mystical creature named Gargal, who initiates a frenzy in the town. Subsequently, Komugi morphs into a Pretty Cure known as Cure Wonderful in order to shield Iroha.
Masquerading under the role of director for this new anime is Masanori Satō who has previously worked on projects such as Butt Detective and Thriller Restaurant serving as the Episode Director. Yoshimi Narita is given the reins of series composition and script, who has been involved earlier in Futari wa Precure Splash Star, Futari wa Precure Splash Star Tick Tack Kiki Ippatsu!, andFutari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart. The characters are designed by Yoko Uchida who has previously worked on 2023’s Rurouni Kenshin and Mecha-Ude. NaSka (from the 2023 Rurouni Kenshin team) is supervising the design of costumes and props. Rie Iida (Delicious Party♡Precure, Go! Princess Precure and Hugtto! Precure) is handling the art design. Assisting the team as the anime’s art director (chief of art in the original Japanese text) is Miki Imai who has lent his talents to the animations for Hugtto! Precure, Eiga Precure All Stars F and Eiga Precure Dream Stars! regarding Background Art. The colour design is in the safe hands of Naomi Kiyota, who previously worked on Eiga Delicious Party♡Precure Yume Miru ♡ Okosama Lunch and Eiga Tropical-Rouge! Precure: Yuki no Princess to Kiseki no Yubiwa!. Erika Fukasawa is in charge of the musical elements. The notable companies involved in the production of anime include ABC TV, ABC Animation, ADK Emotions and Toei Animation.
A live stream named “Wonderful Cure! ~Ouchi de Ohirome Show~ (Wonderful Cure! Introduction Show) will be initiated on the Precure YouTube channel on January 28th, starting from 4:00 p.m. JST. Cure Wonderful and Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure‘s Cure Sky will make an appearance on this live stream, offering dance lessons, interactive quizzes, games and more.
Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure (also reverberating as Hirogaru Sky! Precure), the 20th animated series of Precure (Pretty Cure) was initially aired on Asahi Broadcasting Corporation TV, TV Asahi and twenty-two other affiliate channels in February 2023. Crunchyroll is offering streams of this anime concurrently with the airing in Japan.