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Smile Precure!

Smile Precure!

Alternative Titles

English: Smile Precure!
Synonyms: Smile Pretty Cure!
Japanese: スマイルプリキュア

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 48
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 5, 2012 to Jan 27, 2013
Producers: Toei Animation
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG - Children
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.391 (scored by 1911 users)
Ranked: #17442
Popularity: #2495
Members: 5,920
Favorites: 94
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2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Once upon a time, there was a kingdom of fairy tales called "Märchenland", where many fairy tale characters live together in joy. Suddenly, the evil emperor Pierrot made an invasion on Märchenland, sealing its Queen in the process. To revive the Queen, the symbol of happiness called Cure Decor, "the Queen's scattered power of light of happiness", is required. To collect the Cure Decor, a fairy named Candy searches for the Pretty Cures on Earth. There, Candy meets a girl, who decides to collect the Cure Decor. Now, will the world earn a "happy ending"?

Related Anime

Adaptation: Smile Precure!
Alternative setting: Futari wa Precure, Futari wa Precure: Splash☆Star, Futari wa Precure: Max Heart, Yes! Precure 5, Yes! Precure 5 GoGo!, Fresh Precure!, Heartcatch Precure!, Suite Precure♪, DokiDoki! Precure, Happiness Charge Precure!
Spin-off: Precure All Stars New Stage: Mirai no Tomodachi, Precure All Stars New Stage 2: Kokoro no Tomodachi
Side story: Smile Precure! Movie: Ehon no Naka wa Minna Chiguhagu!

Characters & Voice Actors

Candy
Candy
Main
Ootani, Ikue
Japanese
Ootani, Ikue
Aoki, Reika
Aoki, Reika
Main
Nishimura, Chinami
Japanese
Nishimura, Chinami
Hino, Akane
Hino, Akane
Main
Tano, Asami
Japanese
Tano, Asami
Hoshizora, Miyuki
Hoshizora, Miyuki
Main
Fukuen, Misato
Japanese
Fukuen, Misato

Staff

Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Sakai, Munehisa
Episode Director, Storyboard
Chioka, Kimitoshi
Episode Director
Shibata, Hiroki
Episode Director, Storyboard



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Jun 1, 2013
Don_Don_Kun
Sugar, spice, and everything nice; these are words commonly associated with Toei’s Pretty Cure franchise. Though understandable, this franchise has garnered criticism for its stagnant plot formulas, characters, and juvenile themes. Unfolding in an identical manner to many traditional magical girl tales, Smile Precure perhaps gives the initial impression that it is just another fish lost in the sea of mass consumerism. However, with just a sprinkle of creativity dust, this installment proves that it is still possible (with no pun intended) to transform a standard formula into something possessing a certain charm of its own.

In what can only be considered a cliché by read more
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Jan 28, 2013
MahouS
Have you ever watched a show that is so clearly just trying to have as much fun as possible? That is for the most part so light and fluffy that it doesn’t have a care in the world? That’s the type of show Smile Precure is.

Miyuki Hoshizora and her friends Akane, Yayoi, Nao, and Reika have been enlisted as Pretty Cure to help Candy, the fairy from Marchenland, resurrect the Royal Queen who sacrificed herself to stop the evil Pierrot of the Bad End Kingdom from painting a bad end across the world. Pretty Cure must collect the various decor that hold the Queens read more
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Recommendations

Both are about magical girls.
reportRecommended by Rayla - Add to favorites
Both are magical girl series and both have fairy tales as one of the themes.

Opening Theme

"Let's go! Smile Precure! (Let`s go!スマイルプリキュア!)" by Aya Ikeda

Ending Theme

#1: "Yay! Yay! Yay! (イェイ! イェイ! イェイ!)" by Hitomi Yoshida (eps 1-24)
#2: "Mankai * Smile" (満開*スマイル!)" by Hitomi Yoshida (eps 25-?)

Recent News

Character Designs of New Precure Series Revealed ( 1 2 )
dtshyk
36 replies by Adair »»
12-17-11, 2:13 PM

Recent Forum Discussion

Poll: Smile Precure! Episode 36 Discussion
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19 replies by noctaf »»
05-21-14, 7:45 PM
Poll: Smile Precure! Episode 48 Discussion ( 1 2 )
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29 replies by Raphow »»
01-06-14, 12:18 PM

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