The tenth installment in the Precure franchise from Toei, entitled 「Doki Doki! Precure」, is set to premiere February 3rd, 2013 on TV Asahi. Newly released character designs are now available for view after the cut.
Aida Mana is a girl who is always eager to do things for the sake of others.
One day, when she was visiting the Clover Tower during her school’s orientation program, an enemy who called themselves “Selfish” appeared suddenly, and tried to manipulate her inner heart! To fight this enemy, she borrowed power from a magical fairy Sharuru to transform into Pretty Cure!
To protect the peace of the world, other legendary Pretty Cure soon joined her in battle! A mysterious baby also appears, making each day a “Heartthrob” experience! The 4 Cures, always holding “love” in their hearts, are battling for the world’s fate!
*Cures: (playing cards motif)
- Cure Heart (Pink) – Aida Mana; (Always cheerful, Mana is great at all sports, excellent at her studies, and is the Council President of Oogai First Middle School. She sometimes abuses her secretary and fellow teamate Rikka.)
- Cure Sword (Purple) – Kenzaki Makoto; (Being an idol and fashion leader, Makoto has a strong sense of duty and often sacrifices herself during fights.)
- Cure Rosetta (Yellow) – Yotsuba Alice; (A gentle girl from an extremely rich family. Rosetta plays a defense role in the team.)
- Cure Diamond (Blue) – Hishikawa Rikka; (A quiet girl, Rikka is the Student Council’s secretary and sometimes abused by Mana.)
- Sharuru – Heart’s fairy
- Dabyi – Sword’s fairy
- Lance – Rosetta’s fairy
- Raquel – Diamond’s fairy
*Villains: (Selfish Trio)
- Lovely Commune
- Cure Lavies
- Trump Kingdom – an alternate world ruled by Queen Marie-Ange.
- Oogai First Middle School – Mana, Rikka and Makoto’s school.
- Clover Tower – where Mana first met Sharuru.
- Opening theme, “Happy Go Lucky! Doki Doki Precure,” by Kurosawa Tomoyo
- Ending theme, “Kono Sora no Mukou,” by Yoshida Hitomi