A celebration still continues in Japan. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Toei Animation's long-running PreCure series, a Tokyo-based character goods company Three-Sixty will release Deka (Giant) Straps featuring the 37 girls from the successive TV anime series. Check the details after the jump.
Toei Animation's official online store has begun accepting pre-orders for the life-size tapestries (73cm x 180cm) featuring Cure Lovely, Cure Princess, Cure Honey, and Cure Fortune, the four main girls from the company's on-going popular TV anime HappinessCharge PreCure!. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially announced today on August 11 that Funassyi, one the most famous Japanese local mascot characters in Funabashi-city, Chiba Prefecture, will be making his anime feature film debut in the upcoming HappinessCharge PreCure! Ningyou no Kuni no Ballerina this October. Hit the jump for more details.
The official site for the ongoing TV anime HappinessCharge PreCure! announced today on August 9 that the OP song "Happiness Charge Precure! WOW!" singer Sayaka Nakaya (ex-AKB48 member) and the ED song "PreCure Memory" singer Hitomi Yoshida will join the upcoming 28th episode as guest voice cast. Hit the jump for more details.
38-year-old popular anime voice actress Hitomi Nabatame reported her marriage on her official blog post of August 4, on her birthday. She is best known as Mana Aida/Cure Heart, the protagonist character in Toei Animation's 2013-2014 TV anime Dokidoki! PreCure. Hit the jump for more details.
As always, I was able to find some flyers for the upcoming anime films and live-action film adaptations of popular manga series, which are mainly scheduled to be released in Japan in the second half of 2014, at my nearest cinema complex yesterday. Check the latest flyer collection after the jump.
The official site for Toei Animation's much-anticipated film Happinesscharge PreCure! Ningyou no Kuni no Ballerina (The ballerina in the doll kingdom) is today updated with a 80-second trailer and story synopsis. The advance ticket with two types of "Kururin Odekake Bag" will go on sale tomorrow. Check the latest trailer after the jump.
The official site for the upcoming 3DS game Happinesscharge PreCure! Kawarun Collection, which is based on the ongoing popular TV anime Happinesscharge PreCure!, has posted a 1-minute CM and 3-minute promotional video to introduce the main contents of the highly anticipated game. Check the videos after the jump.
It is officially announced today on June 30 that Happinesscharge PreCure! Ningyou no Kuni no Ballerina (The ballerina in the doll country), the feature film version of the on-going TV anime Happinesscharge PreCure! will open in Japan on October 11. Check the poster visual introducing new characters for the film after the jump.
Shueisha's light novel imprint Super Dash Bunko will publish "Kagurazaka GT: Gakeppuchi Cafe Kyushitsu Sakusen Kaigi," the first light novel book by 34-year-old anime voice actress Fumie Mizusawa, on June 25. Mizusawa is best known as the voice of Erika Kurumi/Cure Marine in Heartcatch PreCure!. Hit the jump for more details.
The celebration continues with more smiles. The official site for the on-going TV anime Happinesscharge PreCure! has added the fourth collection of the 10th anniversary congratulatory messages from the successive PreCure girls, including one for the PreCure series' 500th episode by the Happinesscharge team. Check the latest messages after the jump!
Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department announced on May 13 that they arrested a 38-year-old unemployed man from Kagawa Prefecture for uploading the episodes of Dokidoki! PreCure TV anime to the internet using the file-sharing software Perfect Dark. Hit the jump for more story.