Star ☆ Twinkle Precure Anime Film Reveals Video, Casts Rina Chinen
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Toei revealed a promotional video, a poster visual, additional cast, and the theme song performer on Tuesday for Eiga Star ☆ Twinkle Precure: Hoshi no Uta ni Omoi wo Komete (Star ☆ Twinkle Precure the Movie: Put Your Feelings into the Song of Stars), anime film for its Star ☆ Twinkle Precure anime series.
Rina Chinen will play the new character and Starry Sky police officer Mary Anne (Note: name romanization not confirmed), and she will also perform the film's theme song "Twinkle Stars."
The film will open in Japan on October 19.
The film's story will center on the Precures meeting a UMA ("unidentified mysterious animal," pronounced "yūma," pictured center in above poster). The five Precures deepen their bond with the creature through song.
Yūta Tanaka (Go! Princess Precure, Eiga Mahō Tsukai Precure! Kiseki no Henshin! Cure Mofurun!) is directing the film. Toei stated that the film's theme will be "bonds," and will feature the "most painful and warm" story in the film series so far.
Star ☆ Twinkle Precure is the 16th and newest Precure (Pretty Cure) television anime series, and it premiered on February 3.
The story of Star ☆ Twinkle Precure begins when the protagonist Hikaru meets aliens Lala, Prunce, and Fuwa while watching the night sky. She learns of the "Star Palace," where the 12 Star Princesses of the constellations kept the balance of the universe until they were attacked. Lala is searching for the legendary Precure warriors to help find the 12 scattered "Princess Star Color Pens" and revive the princesses. When Fuwa is captured by an enemy, Hikaru wishes to save Fuwa, and a Star Color Pendent and a Star Color Pen appear to allow her to transform into Cure Star. From then on she works to collect the pens and raise Fuwa, who is the key to reviving the princesses.
Hiroaki Miyamoto (One Piece Film Gold) is directing the series and Isao Murayama (Maho Girls Precure!) is organizing the series. Akira Takahashi (Suite Precure, Dokidoki! Precure) is designing the characters. Series regular Ryuutarou Masuda is handling the art design along with Riho Iida. Yuki Hayashi (Hugtto! Precure, My Hero Academia) and Asami Tachibana (Haikyu!!, DARLING in the FRANXX) are composing the music. Rie Kitagawa is performing the opening theme song "Kirari ☆ 彡 Star ☆ Twinkle Precure" and Chiha Yoshitake is performing the ending song "Papepipu ☆ Romantic."
Film visuals © 2019 映画スター☆トゥインクルプリキュア製作委員会
Source: Press release