Hugtto! Precure Anime Reveals 2 New Heroines
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Toei Animation's Hugtto! Precure television anime series revealed the visual for two new characters on Thursday. The two new characters are named Cure Ma Cherie (left in picture below) and Cure Amour. The site did not reveal their voice cast, and also did not reveal their civilian identities.
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.