The official website for the (Power of Hope ~Grown-Up Precure 23~) anime revealed more returning cast members on Saturday.
Mariya Ise as Urara Kasugano
Ai Nagano as Komachi Akimoto
Ai Maeda as Karen Minatsuki
Eri Sendai as Kurumi Mimino
The anime stars:
- Yuko Sanpei returning as Nozomi Yumehara
- Junko Takeuchi (, ) as Rin Natsuki
- Orie Kimoto () as Saki Hyuuga
- Atsuko Enomoto () as Mai Mishou
The anime will premiere on NHK Educational in October, and it will air on Saturdays at 6: 25 p.m. JST.
Takayuki Hamana (director, , 2020 ) is the series director at Toei Animation and Studio DEEN. Yoshimi Narita, who worked on several () movies and series before, is in charge of series composition. Atsuko Nakajima (, ) is designing the characters, and Naoki Satō, who also worked on several series including , is in charge of music.
Cure Quartet – consisting of theme song performers Mayumi Gojo, Yuka Uchiyae, Mayu Kudou, and Kanako Miyamoto – will perform the ending theme song “Shizuku no Precure” (Drops of Precure). Cure Quartet previously performed the second ending theme song for the 2008 anime.
Toei Animation previously announced the and the tentatively titled (direct sequel to ) anime as part of the franchise’s 20th anniversary project. Toei Animation labels both projects as being aimed at grown-up fans.
will premiere on the late-night “Animazing!!!” block on ABC TV, TV Asahi, and 22 affiliates in 2024.
Sources: anime’s website, MoCa News