Hugtto! Precure Anime's New Visual Shows 5 Precure Girls Together
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The staff of Toei Animation's Hugtto! Precure television anime series revealed a new visual for the anime on Wednesday. The visual shows the main characters Cure Yell, Cure Ange, and Cure Étoile, as well as the newly added characters Cure Ma Cherie and Cure Amour.
The anime premiered on February 4 on ABC, TV Asahi, and affiliated stations.
Akifumi Zako (Fresh Pretty Cure, Toriko) and Junichi Sato (Aria, Kaleido Star, Ojamajo Doremi, Pretear, Princess Tutu, Sailor Moon) serve as series directors at Toei Animation, and Fumi Tsubota (12-Sai: Chiccha na Mune no Tokimeki) is in charge of the series scripts. Yuuki Hayashi (Diabolik Lovers, Eiga Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode: Paris to! Omoide no Mille-Feuille!, My Hero Academia, Welcome to the Ballroom) is composing the music, and Toshie Kawamura (Smile Precure!, Yes! Precure 5, Yes! Precure 5 GoGo!) is designing the characters. Nagisa Nishida (Heartcatch Precure!, Smile Precure!) is the art designer, and the producers include Kazusa Umeda (ABC Animation), Fumi Yazaki (ADK), and Keisuke Naitō.
Kanako Miyamoto (Glitter Force Doki Doki's Makoto Kenzaki/Cure Sword, Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode ending) is performing the opening theme song "We can!! Hugtto! Precure." The characters Cure Yell, Cure Ange, and Cure Étoile (as played by their respective voice actresses) are performing the ending theme song "Hugtto! Mirai Dreamer" (I'm Gonna Hug! Future Dreamer).
Futago Kamikita launched a Hugtto! Precure manga in the March issue of Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine on February 2. Izumi Todo is credited with the original work.
The franchise is also getting a new crossover film titled Eiga Hugtto! Precure ♡ Futari wa Precure All Stars Memories that will open on October 27 in Japan. The new film's theme is "memories," and will it will feature 55 Precures.
Source: The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web