Pretty Cure

4-year old wows Twitter with perfect pixel portrayals of Pretty Cure anime magical girls

The future looks bright for this budding artist, who made over 50 of the core PreCure cast out of acrylic beads.

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After 15 years, the first male Pretty Cure has arrived… perhaps

Cure Infini has something 55 of his predecessors never possessed: a Y chromosome.

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Adult PreCure fans learn anime game for little girls can be emotionally devastating for grown-ups

Dialogue in new Nintendo Switch video game is just fine for little kids, but “a form of harassment” for older fans.

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Latest Pretty Cure movie gets Guinness World Record on opening day

A real highlight for the Pretty Cure series but a lowlight for the record-keeping group.

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Video highlights some of the disturbing Pretty Cure live show bloopers

Given the massive number of live shows this franchise has put on, it’s no surprise they don’t always go off without a hitch.

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Pretty Cure’s latest movie clip stars 55 sparkly magical girls from the anime franchise【Video】

The latest movie from Toei Animation’s PreCure series showcases every single magical heroine from the series’ 14-year run. Let’s get dancing!

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Pretty Cure is here to cure monotony in lingerie design with bra and pantie sets for Cure Black and Cure White.

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Popular anime declares “Boys can be princesses too,” prompts apology from Japanese resort hotel

Pretty Cure encourages boys who feel like it to wear dresses and be princesses, hotel apologizes for not being progressive enough.

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Pretty Cure fan reveals cost of purchasing every DVD and CD of the anime series, and it’s a lot

Which do you think costs more, the most expensive taco in the world or the entire video and musical anthology of magical girl anime franchise Pretty Cure?

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Fans wonder if children’s show Pretty Cure’s next season will go “full lesbian”

This long-running children’s series may not be doing it on purpose, but is making significant strides in LGBT acceptance in Japan.

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Doctors Without Borders Japan gets a birthday greeting from the anime world

Her cake for Médecins Sans Frontières may even come à la mode.

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Famous characters celebrate special occasions in your life with personalized letters

What’s better than friends wishing you a happy birthday? Having One Piece’s Luffy or Ash from Pokémon personally doing it instead!

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Hackers to Gundam: 5 rumors about failed North Korean missile launch surface on Japanese Internet

We cannot say with 100 percent certainty that a giant robot did not intervene at the last minute.

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Will anime contest for little kids end with magical girls visiting the home of a middle-aged guy?

Anime observers are cocking an eyebrow at prize in latest PreCure promotional event.

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Athletic otaku runs marathon in impressive time while cosplaying as anime magical girl 【Photos】

When running a full marathon, you want to make sure you’re outfitted with the proper equipment, like supportive, well-cushioned athletic shoes, sunglasses to keep the glare out of your eyes, and, of course, a frilly anime magical girl skirt so you can cosplay as you run.

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Bandai gets a head start on Christmas cakes

After years of living in Japan, I’ve noticed that the island nation has quite a few merry misconceptions about what it means to have a Western Christmas celebrationReplacing Santa’s cookies with a strawberry-topped Christmas cake is just one of their many mix-ups, though at least they have the gift-giving part right.

Now, you might be wondering why it is that we’re posting about Christmas when it’s barely even October! As it turns out, Japanese parents hoping to surprise their kids with a sweet treat from Bandai have to start planning for the holidays NOW. The Premium Bandai online store has just opened up reservations for their 2013 line of character-themed Christmas cakes called Chara Deco Christmas. These cakes come with toys and other neat treats suited to young fans of everything from Kamen Rider to Pokemon.

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