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Smile Precure!


Alternative Titles

English: Glitter Force
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
Premiered: Winter 2012
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Saban Brands
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

Statistics

Score: 7.191 (scored by 5,234 users)
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Ranked: #29002
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3194
Members: 15,491
Favorites: 210
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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"?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Shida, Naotoshi
Episode Director, Key Animation
Sakai, Munehisa
Episode Director, Storyboard
Tanaka, Yuuta
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit 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

Edit 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 25-48)
#3: "Wake Up, Shake Up" by BLUSH




More reviewsReviews

Jun 1, 2013
Don_Don_Kun (All reviews)
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
Jan 28, 2013
MahouS (All reviews)
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
Mar 10, 2013
aNinjaWithAIDS (All reviews)
Please bear with me as this is my first review for this site.

Smile Pretty Cure is among the best in the franchise alongside Heartcatch and the original Futari Wa Pretty Cure not because it tries to outshine them but rather it explores our imaginations and emotions like the way Disney would. Case in point, it asks its viewers (both children and young adults) "What is happiness? Where does it come from? Why are dreams and goals so important in the grand scheme of happiness? What do friends have to do with being happy?" These are very deep questions, even for young men to bear; but read more
Oct 18, 2018
Kristopver (All reviews)
Story: Firstly, the story of Smile Precure is one to be praised highly due to the deep existential questioning you will be doing while watching it. This is the case, because from personal questions I experienced from it as well as my bestie (cutie) Yasmin did as well. We found ourselves often asking ourselves questions such as, "Why are we doing nothing with our lives and watching Smile Precure." These questions were all in vain because in the end we found ourselves in a sobbing heap due to how much we enjoyed this series. Because of these things we learned to not judge things how read more

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