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Masako Nozawa Reprises Role in Power of Hope ~Precure Full Bloom~ Anime

The () anime revealed on Sunday that Masako Nozawa reprised the role of Sanae Yukishiro, Honoka’s grandmother, in the anime’s eighth episode. Nozawa played her in the first television anime, the television anime, the , and the .

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The anime premiered on NHK Educational on October 7 at 6: 25 p.m. JST (5: 25 a.m. EDT), and it airs on Saturdays. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as ir airs.

The anime stars:

  • Yuko Sanpei returning as Nozomi Yumehara
  • Junko Takeuchi (, ) as Rin Natsuki
  • Orie Kimoto () as Saki Hyuuga
  • Atsuko Enomoto () as Mai Mishou

Additional returning cast includes:

  • Mariya Ise as Urara Kasugano
  • Ai Nagano as Komachi Akimoto
  • Ai Maeda as Karen Minatsuki
  • Eri Sendai as Kurumi Mimino
  • Yōko Hikasa as anime original character Bell
  • Miyu Irino as Nuts
  • Romi Park as Syrup
  • Takeshi Kusao as Coco
  • Wataru Takagi as Bunbee

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.

Ikimono-gakari perform the anime’s opening theme song “Tokimeki” (Heart-Throbbing). Cure Quartet – consisting of theme song performers Mayumi Gojo, Yuka Uchiyae, Mayu Kudou, and Kanako Miyamoto – 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.

Update: Typo fixed. Thanks, Kougeru.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web



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