Ranked #1900

Smile Precure!

Alternative Titles

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


Type: TV
Episodes: 48
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 5, 2012 to Jan 27, 2013
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Unknown
Genres: Fantasy, Magic, Shoujo
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.401 (scored by 2,660 users)
Ranked: #19002
Popularity: #2806
Members: 8,263
Favorites: 121
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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"?


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Characters & Voice Actors

Kise, Yayoi
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Kanemoto, Hisako
Kanemoto, Hisako
Hoshizora, Miyuki
Hoshizora, Miyuki
Fukuen, Misato
Fukuen, Misato
Aoki, Reika
Aoki, Reika
Nishimura, Chinami
Nishimura, Chinami
Hino, Akane
Hino, Akane
Tano, Asami
Tano, Asami


Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ootsuka, Ken
Ootsuka, Ken
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Chioka, Kimitoshi
Chioka, Kimitoshi
Episode Director
Tanaka, Yuuta
Tanaka, Yuuta
Episode Director, Storyboard

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Opening Theme

"Glitter Force" by Blush (English version)
"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-?)
#3: "Wake Up, Shake Up" by BLUSH

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Jun 1, 2013
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
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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Mar 7, 2012
Smile! Smile! Smile! Smile... Purikyua!

Smile precure... Is a cute Magical girl anime that will make you smile a lot,laugh and of course, will make you Happy!

The story is about a magical "creature" named candy, search a legendary warrior, called, Pretty cure. And then candy meets 5 girls that will save the world. this is a magical adventure, with a cute 5 girls that fighting monster, and spreading happiness in all episode's.

The story was very good, and is more nicer, and happier than other magical girl series in year year before, that have so many violance, fanservice, and darker plot.

Beautifull, nice ,cute, and funny. The read more
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Jun 10, 2013
I've watched a good number of magical girl series in my 12+ years of watching anime. It's probably one of my favorite genres, tied with shonen and sci-fi. Some of these shows are just fun, some are profound, some are classics in the genre.

Smile Precure isn't any of those.

Story (3/10): If you've ever traversed near the Kamer Rider fandom, you've probably heard the meme 'Decade has no story'. That's as close a descriptor to Smile if I've ever heard one. Also, it's fairly ironic, considering that that show was also written by the same person that wrote Smile (well...the second half, but easily the worst read more
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- Aikatsu, being an idol show, focuses much more on music than Smile Precure 
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