Smile PreCure!

Japanese anime television series

Smile PreCure![4] (Japanese: スマイルプリキュア!, Hepburn: Sumairu PuriKyua!, lit. "Smile Pretty Cure!") is a 2012 Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and the ninth installment in Izumi Todo's Pretty Cure franchise, featuring the seventh generation of Cures. The English version of the show is titled Glitter Force, and it was released as a Netflix original.[5]

Smile PreCure!
GenreMagical girl
Created byIzumi Todo
Anime television series
Directed byTakashi Otsuka
Produced byAtsutoshi Umezawa
Written byShōji Yonemura
Music byYasuharu Takanashi (JP)
Noam Kaniel (Noam) (US)
StudioToei Animation
Licensed by
Saban Brands (2015-2017)
Toei Animation[1]/Allspark Animation & eOne (Hasbro) (2017/18 & 19-present; licensing)[2][3]
Netflix (streaming rights)
Original networkANN (ABC, TV Asashi)
English network
Original run February 5, 2012 January 27, 2013
Episodes48 (Japanese version)
40 (International version) (List of episodes)


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  2. Rafael Antonio Pineda. "Glitter Force Brand's Rights Move to Hasbro". Archived from the original on November 4, 2020. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  3. "Glitter Force". Archived from the original on July 6, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018.
  4. "Toei Animation USA - Precure". Archived from the original on March 5, 2019. Retrieved March 5, 2019.
  5. "Saban Listed as Promoting Smile Precure to Licensees as Glitter Force". Anime News Network. September 24, 2015. Archived from the original on September 27, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015.