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Magical Girls Assemble in Pretty Cure 20th Anniversary Visual


This year marks a big anniversary for Pretty Cure, Toei’s long-running magical girl franchise. Next month’s Hirogaru Sky! Pretty Cure will be the 20th season in the series, which began with 2004’s Futari wa PreCure! and has continued strong ever since.


As part of the building celebrations for the big year, the franchise has released an anniversary visual, featuring the lead Cures from every season so far:



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The new art was penned by character designers and artists from across the franchise’s two-decade run. Represented are:


Top Row: Cure Black and Cure White (Pretty Cure), Cure Bloom (Pretty Cure Splash Star), Cure Dream (Yes! Pretty Cure 5), Cure Peach (Fresh Pretty Cure), Cure Blossom (HeartCatch Pretty Cure), Cure Melody (Suite Pretty Cure), Cure Happy (Smile Pretty Cure)

Bottom Row: Cure Heart (DokiDoki Pretty Cure), Cure Lovely (Happiness Charge Pretty Cure), Cure Flora (Go! Princess Pretty Cure), Cure Miracle (Maho Girls Pretty Cure!), Cure Whip (Kira Kira Pretty Cure a la Mode), Cure Yell (Hugtto! Pretty Cure), Cure Star (Star Twinkle Pretty Cure), Cure Grace (Healin’ Good Pretty Cure), Cure Summer (Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure),Cure Precious (Delicious Party Pretty Cure), Cure Sky (Hirogaru Sky! Pretty Cure)


More anniversary news will be available on the official website, including special goods, events and more.


Source: Comic Natalie


Watch Delicious Party Pretty Cure on Crunchyroll!


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