Get ready to soar to new heights with Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure is the 20th installment of the beloved Precure anime series. The official website has just released a clean version of the anime’s second ending credits sequence: “Dear Shine Sky” by Chihaya Yoshitake. This song and the fresh ending sequence appeared in the anime’s 22nd episode.
Airing on Asahi Broadcasting Corporation TV, TV Asahi, and 22 affiliates since February 5, this exhilarating series is also available for streaming on Crunchyroll, ensuring that international fans can join in on the fun as it unfolds in Japan.
This enchanting Japanese magical girl series has cast a spell on audiences since its debut in 2004, entertaining many across the globe. With its enchanting characters, electrifying action, and empowering themes, Pretty Cure has become a sensation that shows no signs of slowing down.
Each season gave us something new and exciting, from heartwarming tales of love and courage to action-packed adventures filled with music and sports; every part had its own distinct trait. As the anime currently airs, we can’t wait to see what it blesses us with!
Soaring Sky! Details
Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure is the twentieth installment of the iconic Pretty Cure franchise. Produced by the renowned Toei Animation, this anime series was made to celebrate the franchise’s 20th anniversary.
Led by the visionary Koji Ogawa as chief director, and head writer Ryunosuke Kingetsu, character designer Atsushi Saitō, and sub-character designer Hajime Watanabe, this team promises to deliver an exhilarating adventure like no other.
Premiered on February 5, 2023, on all ANN stations in Japan, Soaring Sky! Pretty Cure is the successor of Delicious Party Pretty Cure in the Precure timeline. With heroism as its central theme and the limitless sky as its motif, get ready to join these courageous heroines as they take the meaning of bravery to new heights.
Pretty Cure has continued to evolve and introduce new elements while staying true to its core themes. It has gained a reputation for its engaging storytelling, vibrant animation, and catchy music, so we’re pumped to see the Heroism theme in action.
The Plot and Characters
Sora Harewataru lives in the mystical land called the Skyland Kingdom, where magic reigns supreme. When the wicked Underg Empire snatches away the kingdom’s beloved princess, Ellee, Sora leaps into action to save the day. But in a twist of fate, Sora and Ellee find themselves transported to the bustling Sorashido City.
Enter Mashiro Nizigaoka, a plucky middle schooler, and her wise grandmother, Yoyo, who come to the rescue. Together, Sora and Mashiro must navigate the treacherous Underg Empire and find a way to return Ellee to her royal family.
The cast of the anime includes Akira Sekine voicing Sora Harewataaru/Cure Sky, the Precure of the Heavens; Ai Kakuma voicing Mashiro Nijigaoka/Cure Prism, the Precure of Light; Ayumu Murase voicing Tsubasa Yuunagi/Cure Wing, the first male Precure; Ayaka Nanase voicing Ageha Hijiri/Cure Butterfly, a Precure who has recently become an adult at the age of 18-years-old and Aoi Koga voicing Ellee.
Beyond the screen, Pretty Cure is the queen of a variety of merchandise and collaborations. From toys to clothing lines to collectibles, the franchise has given fans several ways to experience this anime. Video games take players into action, allowing them to join their beloved Pretty Cure characters and save the world themselves.
A decade later, Pretty Cure stands strong with its loyal fanbase and consistent franchise installments. Currently, Crunchyroll streams the anime every Sunday. So, don’t forget to catch the next episode airing on July 9!