This next incarnation of the Precure franchise arrived on February 5th, 2023 – the 20th entry in the franchise – with Hirogaru Sky! Precure, or Reach for the Sky! Precure. Crunchyroll is handling the streaming distribution for it where it’s being made available to viewers in North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
With the series underway, the first preview of the eleventh episode due out on April 16th, 2023 has arrived which you can see below.
The show is directed by Kouji Ogawa with Ryunosuke Kingetsu handling the scripts for it. Atsuhi Saito is working on the character designs with Toei Animation once again handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Akira Sekine as Sora Harewataaru/Cure Sky
- Ai Kakuma as Mashiro Nijigaoka/Cure Prism
- Aoi Koga as El
- Ayumu Murase as Cure Wing
- Ayaka Nanase as Cure Butterfly
The opening theme song is performed by Ami Ishii with “Hirogaru Sky! Precure ~Hero Girls~” while Ami Ishii and Chihaya Yoshitake perform the ending theme song “Hirogarhythm.”
Plot Concept: The story is set in two places with Precure girls: the heavenly realm Skyland and Sorashido, a city surrounded by nature. One day, Skyland’s young Princess El was snatched by a monster of the Underg Empire. Sora Harewataaru, a brave girl who aspires to be a hero, follows the princess into a mysterious hole — and emerges in another world in the city of Sorashido. Sora encounters a second-year junior high school girl named Mashiro Nijigaoka and ends up living with El at Mashiro’s home.