Love Momozono is a 14-year-old student at Yotsuba Junior Highschool that tends to care more for others than for herself. One day she visits a show of the famous dance unit "Trinity" and decides to become a dancer, too. On the same event, subordinates of the Labyrinth Kingdom show up who want to collect the unhappiness of the audience. Love gets the power to change into Cure Peach and fights them. Soon after, she is joined by her good friends Miki, who is Cure Berry, and Inori, who becomes Cure Pine.
The story of this anime is simple: labyrinth wants to find "infinity" (even they don't know how it looks like) to govern all words. Tart, a fairy of the Sweets Kingdom has to find the 3 pretty cures. For a magic girl for little girls the story is simple. But sometimes you can say: O.o That was a surprise, I didn't believe that... In all 50 episodes we know all about the present and past of the cure's, what are they afraid etc. The story is also full of comedy become the enemies (they're in part silly) and tart
If you see other pretty
cure season, the art of this very showy, with too much shiny color and very attractive. The mascots here are also attractive. Tart may look like a ferret, but he is a very proud fairy and he will not get tired to say it. The villains design are also attractive, Soular and Wester look like a shoujo manga man: very "bishounen', but too silly.
About the sound, I really like both versions of the opening (I like better the hybrid version of the opening) and the two openings, but the soundtrack isn't any special. Comparing with the OP and Ed, the soundtrack is simple and boring.
About the animation is good, but sometimes looks so lame, and ugly. And if you put attention the perspective of sizes sometimes is incoherent. But this only happens in the first episodes. When they transform and when they are fighting with the enemy the animation is great. Also I lime the CGI ending dance. Is good to see all ending dance, you will enjoy it.
About the characters, as I said, the anime really one strived in showing all the personality of all the characters. What they like, they efforts to become they're dream come true, what are they afraid and other things about their present and past, how they interact with love prospective and all things what a girl of 14 years old do. I really like this.
About the overall and enjoyment some of the episodes you can skip them, some of them are really boring and it won't affect if you see them or not. Fresh iOS one of the seasons of pretty cure you have to see: is funny, really enjoyable 9most of the episodes an (98% of all) and has a great and epic final.
It's time to review Fresh Precure! Another fantastic season and the one to praise for introducing a successful formula that most later entries followed in terms of villains and story.
The story this time is set in Clover Town Street, a very cheerful place where the main characters live. After the protagonist of this entry, Love, gets involved in the attack of the enemies from this story during a performance of the unit band Trinity, becoming a Precure in the process, she and her friends will have to fight to save the world from a bad ending.
The cast of Fresh is one of the strongest from
the franchise IMO, this time the main trio (the cheerful and passionate for dancing Love, the kind and animal lover Inori and the fashion fan Miki) were already friends from before the start of the series and they really felt like a group with their interactions. Due to what happened at the start they also started to practice dancing with the help of the leader of Trinity and that gives them another point to work hard together that gets really nice use through the story.
While the main trio is solid (although I'm not that big on Miki, who honestly suffered from lack of spotlight) and I really like Love, it's with the fantastic side cast that the series really shines. The main villain trio of the story for example are characters I grew to love a lot. Wester is a super goofy character that delivered tons of laughs with his personality, Soular is the serious business one of the group that gave great challenges to overcome for the Precure with his plans, and lastly there is my favorite chracters of this entry: Eas, who had an incredible and emotional arc that I absolutely adored. The story does a great job showing the place and situation this characters come from and it's hard to not grow to love them as the episodes pass, maybe even more than the main trio.
And I still have to mention other great side characters like Daisuke, who is a great love interest for Love and forms part of some of my favorite episodes of this entry with the focus on those two, and the mysterious Kaoru, who gives as many laughs as donuts he sells. This entry also has two of my favorite mascots with Tarte and Chiffon, the first feels very different to the usual mascot as Harry from Hugtto did due to his personality, and Chiffon is really freaking adorable. I can perfectly understand the dislike for baby characters (I'm not that big on them either) but this one particularly stood out in the positive side, being 99% aww 1% cry.
Now it's time to talk about the art and music, Fresh is actually the entry that looked the least appealing to me visually from the few info I saw from each before starting, but I ended up being pleased with what I got even if I liked others more. The color palette of this entry is less colorful than usual, and while this entry had good quality overall, it rarely stood out as others did with fights outside of two or three very nice moments. The transformation scenes and stock footage attacks are solid although I feel that this entry suffered from the second ones being too long. Overall it could definitely be better but it was consistently good. When it comes to the music, this entry has one of my favorite transformation songs and nice OP and EDs, that together with some nice songs through the episodes made me satisfied on that department.
Fresh Precure is one of the best choices for first Precure to watch thanks to the great execution of the formula and the lovable characters it has, I really recommend to give it a chance!
Ho-ly! Of all the Precure series I've seen - which is to say, all of them - this one still has the absolute best writing in terms of character development, emotional attachment, and consistency. Unfortunately, the last 4 episodes tried a bit too hard and threw logic right out the window, which, while it makes sense with context, definitely keeps it from hitting a 9 or a 10.
The characters - and more specifically, their relationships - is where this show shines. Love, Miki, and Buki all know each other prior to the series' start, which is a unique take for Precure, and this
familiarity is clear in all their actions and affections. Setsuna's treatment by the crew - no spoilers! - is realistic, and unexpectedly heartbreaking at times. There's so much more emotional maturity than in many adult shows!
I'll be honest here - Fresh is very clearly a product of its time. The CGI endings, while unique to Precure at that moment, make for cringe-worthy viewing today. But you have to appreciate it for trying to do it while it was new, if nothing else.
The character designs are definitely unique, and much more mature than earlier Precure. The overall scene designs are pretty fine, as are the villains. Nothing bad but not exactly memorable, either.
Once again, it's good for what it is. The general score is good, but nothing memorable. Unfortunately, the Openings sound like the poor singer is yelling at times, which is uncomfortable, but the ED's are the perfect blend of dance and chill, they're super catchy and demonstrate the show's atmosphere really well.