It looks like Ms. Tamura’s taking on the villain’s role once more.
Earlier today, the official Hugtto! Precure anime website updated with three cast reveals. The series will add the following:
- Villain (Unnamed): Yukari Tamura
- Chararito (Villain): Fukushi Ochiai
- Kotori Nono: Amina Satou
Visuals for the third characters were also unveiled, which you can check out below:
Hugtto! Precure Hits Japanese TV on February 4.
Junichi Sato (Aria the Animation, Sailor Moon) and Akifumi Zako (Go! Princess Pretty Cure the Movie Go! Go!! Gorgeous Triple Feature!!!, Dream 9 Toriko & One Piece & Dragon Ball Z Chō Collaboration Special!!) were tapped to direct the series at Toei Animation, with Toshie Kawamura (Glitter Force, Karneval) providing character designs. Fumi Tsubota (Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live, 12-Sai: Chiccha na Mune no Tokimeki) is in charge of series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Music: Yuuki Hayashi
- Background Artist: Nagisa Nishida
- Producer: Keisuke Naitō
- Producer: Takashi Tanaka
The series will star the following:
- Hana Nono/Cure Yell: Rie Hikisaka
- Saaya Yakushiji/Cure Ange: Rina Hon’izumi
- Homare Kagayaki/Cure Étoile: Yui Ogura
- Hariham Harii: Junko Noda
- Hug-tan: Konomi Tada
Hugtto! Precure will hit Japanese TV on February 4, at 8:30AM. The series will replace Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode, which is currently airing.
Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode is the fourteenth Precure anime series to date. Kōhei Kureta (Saint Seiya Omega) and Yukio Kaizawa (Digimon Frontier, One Piece: Take Aim! The Pirate Baseball King ) are directing the show at Toei, with Marie Ino providing character designs. Jin Tanaka (Anne-Happy, Go! Princess Precure) is in charge of series composition.
Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode premiered on February 5. Episode 37, Salut! Ciel is Going Back to France!? will hit Japanese TV on October 22.
A film, titled Eiga Kirakira ☆ Precure a la Mode: Paris to! Omoide no Mille-Feuille! will hit Japanese theaters a week later, on October 28.
Update 2/3/2018: The original story incorrectly listed Kotori Nono – we’ve made the update to reflect the correct name.