The next entry in Bandai’s “S.H. Figuarts” poseable figure series will be Smile Pretty Cure! character Cure Happy. YATTAR JAPAN brings us pics and info after the jump!
Yahoo! Japan reported on June 4th that the newest PreCure TV anime series Dokidoki! PreCure was the most tweeted Japanese TV program in one minute on Twitter in the Metropolitan area between May 27th and June 2nd, defeating popular J-drama Kazoku Game starring Arashi's Sho Sakurai in the 2nd. Hit the jump for more details.
As per every year, Bandai's official online store Premium Bandai has started taking pre-orders for "Charadeco Special Day Dokidoki! PreCure," character decorated cakes featuring the newest PreCure TV series DokiDoki! PreCure which began airing in Japan two days ago on February 3rd. Check the product photos after the jump!
Even before the TV series begins, Toei's official site has already revealed that a feature-length film based on the Dokidoki! PreCure TV anime series will be released in October of this year. This is the 15th film from the PreCure franchise since the first film in 2005, Futari wa PreCure Max Heart: The Movie. Hit the jump for more details.
There has been a rumor that Dokidoki! PreCure is the final installment of Toei Animation's PreCure TV anime series. Fortunately, Hiroyuki Matsushita, the producer of Dokidoki, clearly said that they wanted to continue the series more for the future at the press conference held in Tokyo yesterday. Hit the jump for more details.
One of the surprising things during the 45th episode of Smile PreCure! on Sunday was the first short CM for the next installment of the PreCure series, Dokidoki! PreCure. TV Asahi has also started streaming the CM on the anime's official site at the same time. Check the newest PreCure girls after the jump!
The official site for the upcoming TV anime Dokidoki! PreCure revealed the images and names of the four main characters and their personal fairies today. Dokidoki! PreCure is the 10th entry of Toei Animation's popular magical girl series PreCure, following the on-going 9th series Smile PreCure!. Check the new PreCure girls after the jump!
The Japanese communications service provider NEC BIGLOBE reported their monthly research for the major topics in the Japanese Twitter on April 6. Following the last month, "PreCure" was the most Tweeted and hashtagged anime/manga related word in March. Check the details after the jump.
The Japanese communications service provider NEC BIGLOBE reported on March 8 that "PreCure" was the #6 most Tweeted and #1 hashtagged word in Japan from February 1 to March 1. Each were the highest positions for anime/manga related words. The reason for the extreme popularity was no doubt the sensational start of the newest TV series Smile PreCure! on February 5. More details after the jump.
Only three hours after the broadcast of the first episode of Smile PreCure! in Japan on February 5, the real Cure Happy, one of the new PreCure of the series, appeared at Pretty Store, the official PreCure goods shop in JR Tokyo station for the free photo session with the fans. Check the exclusive photo report from Tokyo after the jump!
Ikenotaira Hotel in Nagano, Japan, has announced their successful special room plan featuring the popular anime series PreCure/Pretty Cure for three consecutive years. The plan includes the room decorated with the characters from the newest series Smile PreCure!, PreCure goods as souvenirs, and PreCure Cosplay photo session. Hit the jump for more details.
You think the party’s over, but it’s ready to begin! Although this has been a day that has seen the birthdays of no less than THREE superstar-level anime characters (Naruto Uzumaki, Gintoki, and Xanxus), incredible though it may seem, it appears we've still got a few more to announce: Mazinger Z and Kamen Rider No.2! More details and krazy kakes after the jump.
The Pretty Cure series is definitely the most popular and successful anime series for girls (and for some adults) in Japan today. Not only the anime and the toys, the live action show and the musical show have also been tremendously well-received. Because of the popularity, sometimes they are invited from a little odd places, such as racecourse and traditional Japanese temple.
Shinjuku Wald 9 theater in Tokyo has announced that the 2nd Pretty Cure all night event PreCure to Yofukashi-shicyao! (Let's stay up all night with Pretty Cure) PreCure Night Carnival! will be held on May 6. The event will start at 7:00 PM, May 6 and schedule to end on around 6:30 AM, May 7. Thus, it will be over 11 hours all night event. A person who is under 18 years of age isn't allowed to enter,even if with their parents. This is the adult-only Pretty Cure event.