Ranked #662

Heartcatch Precure!

Alternative Titles

English: Heartcatch Precure!
Synonyms: Heartcatch Pretty Cure!
Japanese: ハートキャッチプリキュア!

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 7, 2010 to Jan 30, 2011
Premiered: Winter 2010
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.901 (scored by 3,772 users)
Ranked: #6622
Popularity: #2504
Members: 10,827
Favorites: 249
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Synopsis

2nd year middle school student Tsubomi Hanasaki has just moved with her family to the town of Kibougahana to live with her grandma. She is shy and introverted, but is determined to start off her new school life at Myoudou Academy as confidently as possible.

Lately she has been having the same mysterious dream again and again, of Cure Moonlight's defeat at the Great Heart Tree. She wonders what it all means. Then suddenly, two fairies from the dream appear to her, and before she knows it, she is transformed into the legendary Pretty Cure, Cure Blossom!

Later joined by her high energy classmate and new friend Erika Kurumi as Cure Marine, the two girls vow work hard to protect everyone's Heart Flowers from the evil gang, The Desert Messengers.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kurumi, Erika
Kurumi, Erika
Main
Mizusawa, Fumie
Japanese
Mizusawa, Fumie
Hanasaki, Tsubomi
Hanasaki, Tsubomi
Main
Mizuki, Nana
Japanese
Mizuki, Nana
Tsukikage, Yuri
Tsukikage, Yuri
Main
Hisakawa, Aya
Japanese
Hisakawa, Aya
Myoudouin, Itsuki
Myoudouin, Itsuki
Main
Kuwashima, Houko
Japanese
Kuwashima, Houko

Staff

Hatano, Morio
Hatano, Morio
Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Ueda, Hidehito
Ueda, Hidehito
Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Sakai, Munehisa
Sakai, Munehisa
Sound Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Shimizu, Junji
Shimizu, Junji
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(49/49)

Episode Title Aired
1 I Want to Change! I'll Show You That I Can!!
Watashi, Kawarimasu! Kawatte Misemasu!! (私、変わります!変わって見せます!!)
Feb 7, 2010
2 Don't Tell Me I'm History's Weakest Precure??
Watashi tte Shijou Saijaku no Precure desu ka?? (私って史上最弱のプリキュアですか??)
Feb 14, 2010
3 The Second Precure is Full of Energy!
Futarime no Precure wa Yaruki Manman desu! (2人目のプリキュアはやる気まんまんです!)
Feb 21, 2010
4 Is the Precure Duo Disbanding so Quickly?
Hayaku mo Precure Konbi Kaisan desu ka? (早くもプリキュアコンビ解散ですか?)
Feb 28, 2010
5 The Rejected Ramen! Repairing The Father-Son Bonds!
Kyohi Sareta Ramen! Oyako no Kizuna Naoshimasu! (拒否されたラーメン!親子の絆なおします!)
Mar 7, 2010

Opening Theme

"Alright! Heartcatch Precure!" by Aya Ikeda

Ending Theme

#1: "Heartcatch ☆ Paradise!" (ハートキャッチ☆パラダイス!)" by Mayu Kudou (eps 1-24)
#2: "Song of Tomorrow" (あしたのうた) by Mayu Kudou (eps 25-49)



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RLinksoul
Apr 16, 2012
I was hesitant to jump into the Precure Franchise due to the large number of seasons, and how similar people said they were. I asked around for the best of all seasons. All signs pointed to Heartcatch and even now watching the very good Smile Precure, I agree that Heartcatch wins by a mile.

[ Story ]

The story is pretty typical for even a Precure season. A great evil was sealed away long ago and is returning to wreck it's own special brand of havoc on the world. Since Heartcatch is flower themed, this comes in the form of desolate wastelands, specifically of the desert variety. read more
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5camp
Jun 28, 2011
Heart­catch has one massive point in its favour over every single other Pre­cure: It can do drama. It’s not stu­pid. I can’t stress enough how import­ant this is. In Heart­catch, the evil mon­sters that fight the Pre­cure are cre­ated using the waver­ing hearts of humans. What that means is every epis­ode has someone wor­ried about some­thing hap­pen­ing in their life, and the epis­ode tends to revolve around how they get over that prob­lem. Usu­ally the issue is just that they don’t have enough con­fid­ence in them­selves. A girl is afraid of talk­ing to the Stu­dent Coun­cil Pres­id­ent she admires so much because she gets all read more
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Kyonkochan
May 12, 2010
Story: Story has never been a strong point for any tokusatsu/magical-girl anime. This is proven again as we're treated to a fun, albeit predictable story. If you've seen Sailor Moon or Power Rangers growing up (and let's face it, who hasn't?) you know the monster-of-the-week formula by heart. Having said that there is enjoyment to be found in it's light hearted fluffy plot, assuming you don't take it too seriously.

Art: Definitely a strong point for Heartcatch. The animation is very smooth and colourful, making the series a treat for the eyes. Bright colours, explosions, Dragonball level beam-spam and fun to watch battles make up read more
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iBlewupthemoon
Jan 18, 2015
So I go and I discover this little girls' anime, having never watched a series of Precure in my life, and I come out, after about 3 months of watching the series front to back, and I've truly become a man.

STORY: 10
What this anime is, is about 40 episodes of filler. Filler seems to be the no-no word for an anime to be a very good anime, see anime like Naruto for instance. However, as some hallmarks of anime like Cowboy Bebop prove, filler doesn't have to make an anime bad, and can make the series even greater. This is the case with Heartcatch as read more
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