Kirakira Precure a la Mode Anime Reveals Cast
posted on by Alex Mateo
The new cast includes:
Haruka Fukuhara as Cure Custard/Himari Arisugawa, who has a squirrel motif and enjoys pudding
Tomo Muranaka as Cure Gelato/Aoi Tategami, who has a lion motif and enjoys ice cream
Saki Fujita as Cure Macaron/Yukari Kotozume, who has a cat motif and enjoys macarons
Nanako Mori as Cure Chocolat/Akira Kenjō, who has a dog motif and enjoys chocolate
Mika Kanai as Pekorin, a plump fairy who loves sweets
The anime, which is the 14th entry in the Precure animated series, will premiere on February 5 at 8:30 a.m. on the ABC and TV Asahi channels and their affiliates. The show's theme is a crossover of colorful sweets with cool and cute animals. The main characters run a sweets shop, and must face off against evil fairies to protect their beloved sweets.
Akira Tanaka, Risa Endō, and Yu Kaminoki (Go! Princess Precure, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal) are producing the series. Kōhei Kureta (One Piece Film Z assistant director) and Yukio Kaizawa (Digimon Frontier, Jigoku Sensei Nube director) are the series directors, and Jin Tanaka (Go! Princess Precure, Anne-Happy) is handling the series composition. Yuuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia, Death Parade) is composing the music, and Marie Ino (Death Note, Heartcatch Precure! key animator) is designing the characters. Cake designer and café owner Junko Fukuda will serve as the "sweets supervisor" for the series.
Yuri Komagata (Mangirl!) will perform the anime's opening theme song titled "SHINE!! Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode," and Kanako Miyamoto (Yes! Precure 5) will perform the ending theme song titled "Let's La Cooking ☆ Showtime."
Additionally, Kodansha's Nakayoshi magazine will launch the Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode manga series in its March issue, which ships in February. Manga artist duo Futago Kamikita (Pretty Cure, Dokidoki! Precure) is drawing the series based on an original concept by Izumi Todo (the collective pseudonym for Toei Animation's staff).
The currently airing Precure (Pretty Cure) series, Mahō Tsukai Precure, premiered in February. The Eiga Mahō Tsukai Precure! Kiseki no Henshin! Cure Mofurun! film opened on October 29 in Japan.
The 2012-2013 Precure anime series Smile Precure! has been localized in English as Glitter Force, and is available streaming on Netflix.
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