DokiDoki! PreCure (ドキドキ！プリキュア, Dokidoki! Purikyua?, literally “Heart-Pounding! Pretty Cure”) is a Japanese anime series produced by Toei Animation and the tenth installment in Izumi Todo‘s Pretty Cure ,also known Doki Doki Pretty Cure,Doki Doki PC and DDPC franchise. The series is produced by Hiroaki Shibata, who produced Digimon Data Squad and written by Ryōta Yamaguchi, who wrote the scripts for The Vision of Escaflowne. Character designs were handled by Akira Takahashi, who previously did the designs for Suite PreCure. The series aired on ANN network between February 3, 2013 and January 26, 2014, replacing Smile PreCure! in its initial timeslot, and was succeeded by HappinessCharge PreCure!. An animated film based on the series was released on October 26, 2013. This series’ theme revolves around playing cards and human emotions.
DokiDoki! Pretty Cures
The Pretty Cures are legendary warriors of light chosen by the Trump Kingdom (トランプ王国, Toranpu Ōkoku?) to protect the world from the evil desires of the Jikochu. They are partnered by fairies from the Trump Kingdom who can transform into the Cure’s transformation device, the Lovely Commune (ラブリーコミューン, Raburī Komyūn?). The Cures transform by inserting small pendants called Cure Loveads (キュアラビーズ, Kyua Rabīzu?) into the Lovely Commune, shouting “Pretty Cure, Love Link!” (プリキュア ラブリンク!, Purikyua Rabu Rinku!?) and spelling out L-O-V-E on the Commune. Additional Cure Loveads are used to perform attacks, as well as to take care of Ai. In later episodes, the Cures use the new weapons the Love Heart Arrow and the Magical Lovely Pad to execute more powerful purification attacks. There are currently five Cures chosen by the Trump Kingdom. They introduce themselves as “Listen to the heartbeat of love! DokiDoki! Pretty Cure (響け愛の鼓動！ドキドキ！プリキュア, Hibike ai no kodō! DokiDoki! Purikyua?).
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