Hugtto! Precure Anime Reveals 8 More Cast Members
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Toei Animation's Hugtto! Precure television anime series announced characters and cast members on Saturday for Cure Yell's family members and the show's villain characters.
The new cast includes:
Yasuhiro Mamiya as Moritarō Nono, Cure Yell/Hana Nono's father
Natsuko Kuwatani as Sumire Nono, Cure Yell/Hana Nono's mother
Amina Satō as Kotori Nono, Cure Yell/Hana Nono's younger sister
Shinichiro Miki as Listol
Masanori Machida as Daigan
Sayaka Ohara as Purple
Fukushi Ochiai as Charalit
Yukari Tamura as Lulu
The series will premiere on Japan's ABC, TV Asahi, and affiliated stations on Sunday at 8:30 a.m.
The main cast members are:
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).
The title includes the English word "Hug" with the quotation particle "to," which is used in casual speech when the speaker is resolving to do something. The tagline on the website reads, "You can do anything! You can be anything! Embrace a shining future!"
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.
Source: Comic Natalie