Dokidoki! Precure Film's TV Ad Transports Magical Girls to the Past
posted on by Egan Loo
A second 30-second commercial began airing for Eiga Dokidoki! Precure Mana Kekkon!!? Mirai ni Tsunagu Kibō no Dress (Dokidoki! Precure the Movie: Mana's Getting Married!!? The Dress of Hope Linked to the Future) in Japan:
The story begins when the main lead, Mana Aida, inherits the same wedding dress that her mother and her grandmother wore. However, a mysterious cloaked figure named Mashū appears aboard an airship while playing a clarinet, and people start losing the memories or worse. Mana is transported to the past, and while she gets to see her beloved grandmother and dog Maro, the future is in jeopardy. In the ad, Mana vows to protect their precious memories and their future.
The cast of the five Cure magical girls from the ongoing television series are also in the film, including the new Precure voiced by Rie Kugimiya, Cure Ace. Also appearing is the mysterious fairy Beberu. The staff roster includes:
- Director: Naoyuki Itou
- Screenplay: Ryota Yamaguchi
- Character Design: Akira Takahashi/Ken Ueno
- Animation Director: Ken Ueno
- Art Setting: Ryuutarou Masuda
- Art Director: Takashi Kurahashi
- Color design: Tomoko Kohioki
- Production manager: Yasuhiko Nukaga
The film will open in theaters in Japan on October 26, and moviegoers will receive a "Miracle Bouquet Light." (At a critical point in the film, audience members are encouraged to raise their Miracle Bouquet Lights in the theater.) Starting on July 13, people can buy advance tickets that come with a "stylish pouch" in pink or purple and a heart charm.
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