Rainbow Pretty Cure☆Destinies Unfold (レインボープリキュア☆運命の展開 Reinbō Purikyua☆Unmei no Tenkai) is a Japanese magical girl anime produced by Toei Animation, and is the first season of the Rainbow Pretty Cure Trilogy. It began airing on February 1, 2018, and is directed and written by Kobayashi Tsubomi. The series' main motifs are rainbows.
Diabolos, the sorcerer of darkness wishes to bring about the end of the world, but before he can, he must destroy the world’s guardians, the Rainbow Pretty Cure. Diabolos has managed to defeat Cure Ciel of the Blue Rainbow, and has taken her prisoner, but just before that, Cure Ciel sent seven fairies including her own to look for the warriors of the rainbow. The seven fairies must keep a look out for the ones who have had the dream of Cure Ciel’s defeat and capture. Where might these legendary warriors be?
Pretty Cure Edit
Amagawa Lucia (天川ルチア Amagawa Ruchia)/ Cure Rose (キュアローズ Kyua Rōzu)
Voiced by Kanae Ito
Lucia is the main protagonist who is a fourteen-year-old girl in her second year at Yumesaki Middle School. She is kind and loves to help out a friend in need, and is honest. She can be a scatterbrain at times, and is prone to comedic acts. She is also a little clumsy. After meeting Pearl, Lucia becomes Cure Rose, the Pretty Cure of the Pink Rainbow.
Tachibana Mahiru (橘真昼 Tachibana Mahiru)/ Cure Arancia (キュアアランシア Kyua Aranshia)
Voiced by Morohoshi Sumire
Mahiru is one of the main protagonists who is a fourteen-year-old girl in her second year at Yumesaki Middle School. She can be temperamental at times but normally keeps a cool head. She is mature and has an older-sister personality with most, and is also an extremely beautiful girl. After meeting Amber, Mahiru becomes Cure Arancia, the Pretty Cure of the Orange Rainbow.
Fukushima Kei (福嶌敬 Fukushima Kei)/ Cure Jaune (キュアヤウン Kyua Yaun)
Voiced by Yoshimura Haruka
Kei is one of the main protagonists who is a thirteen-year-old girl in her first year at Yumesaki Middle School. She is the mistress and heiress of Fukushima Enterprises, an extremely successful business conglomerate. She is gentle and quiet, and has a somewhat bubbly manner and is always calm. After meeting Topaz, Kei becomes Cure Jaune, the Pretty Cure of the Yellow Rainbow.
Cure Ciel (キュアシエル Kyua Shieru)
Voiced by Asano Mayumi
Cure Ciel is the Pretty Cure of the Blue Rainbow, and the partner of Sapphire. In her last known battle, Cure Ciel was defeated by Diabolos and was taken prisoner, but before she was, she sent the seven fairies to Earth to look for the other warriors of the rainbow. This event appeared in the dreams of Lucia, Mahiru and Kei.
Pearl (パール Pāru)
Voiced by Tamura Yukari
Pearl is the fairy of the Pink Rainbow. She is sweet and naive, and has a major sweet tooth. She is also very kind and helpful. Her partner is Lucia.
Amber (アンバー Anbā)
Voiced by Tadokoro Azusa
Amber is the fairy of the Orange Rainbow. She is mature and is a big-sister type, and is often seen as the boss of the fairies. She hates to lose, and is passionate. Her partner is Mahiru.
Topaz (トパーズ Topāzu)
Voiced by Amamiya Sora
Topaz is the fairy of the Yellow Rainbow. She is shy and quiet and is very gentle, and cries easily. She has a big heart, and will do anything to protect those she loves. Her partner is Kei.
Emerald (エメラルド Emerarudo)
Voiced by Sendai Eri
Emerald is the fairy of the Green Rainbow. She is friendly and seldom unhappy, but has a large appetite, and will eat anything she gets her hands on. She has no partner as of now.
Sapphire (サファイア Safaia)
Voiced by Honna Yoko
Sapphire is the fairy of the Blue Rainbow. She is a strict, no-nonsense type and will lecture anyone if they do something foolish. Despite her cold nature, she is actually very kind. Her partner was Cure Ciel.
Lapis Lazuli (ラピスラズリ Rapisu Razuri)
Voiced by Kitamura Eri
Lapis Lazuli is the fairy of the Indigo Rainbow. She is silent and doesn't speak much, but when she does, it's only a word or two. She has no partner as of now.
Amethyst (アメジスト Amejisuto)
Voiced by Mizuki Nana
Amethyst is the fairy of the Purple Rainbow. She is very calm and polite, and acts as an adviser to the Cures. She is very gentle and kind towards everyone. She has no partner as of now.
Diabolos (ディアボロス Diaborosu)
Voiced by Okiayu Ryoutarou
Diabolos is the main antagonist of the show. His personality is currently unknown.
Kumoria (クモリア Kumoria)
Voiced by Takeuchi Junko
Kumoria is one of Diabolos' subordinates. She is vain and cunning, and finds pleasure in seeing others fall in despair.
Saruro (猿ロ Saruro)
Voiced by Hirakawa Daisuke
Saruro is one of Diabolos' subordinates. He likes to taunt others, and prefers to use his strength rather than actually thinking.
Inuba (犬バ Inuba)
Voiced by Yashiro Taku
Inuba is one of Diabolos' subordinates. He has high self-esteem and hates to lose, and thinks that he is the best.
Zankokuna (残酷な Zankokuna)
The season's main monsters. They are created when a villain merges an item with a ball of dark energy. The name is Japanese for "cruel".
Minor Characters Edit
Alfred (アルフレッド Arufureddo)
Voiced by Hino Satoshi
Alfred is the butler of Kei. He was informed of the Pretty Cure secret and becomes the butler and confidante of the team, assisting Cure Jaune and all the girls as needed.
Homura Sakura (保村桜 Homura Sakura)
Voiced by Katou Emiri
Sakura appears to be a mysterious girl who has some kind of a connection with Sapphire. It is unknown what connection this is, and because of this, not much is known about Sakura.
Ozora Taro (大空太郎 Ozora Taro)
Voiced by Uemura Yuto
One of the most popular boys in the school and a member of the soccer team, Taro is the object of Lucia's affections. Taro has a crush on Lucia's Cure form, Cure Rose.
- Rainbow Pen (レインボーペン Reinbō Pen) - The Cures' main transformation device. It is shaped as a pen that comes in the Cures' respective theme colours, and also has their respective symbol on it. The transformation phrase is "Pretty Cure, Rainbow Power!".
- Rainbow Gem (レインボージェム Reinbō Jemu) - The series' main collectible items. In order to seal away Diabolos, the Cures have to find all 40 Rainbow Gems.
- Yumesaki (夢咲 Yumesaki) - The main setting of the series. It is where the Cures live.
- Yumesaki Middle School (夢咲中学校 Yumesaki Chūgakkō) - The school that the Cures attend.
- Noir (ノワール Nowāru) - The evil organisation and the main antagonists of the series. Their leader is Diabolos.
- According to Kobayashi Tsubomi, Rainbow Pretty Cure☆Destinies Unfold is the first of three seasons in the Rainbow Pretty Cure trilogy.
- This makes the season the first Pretty Cure season to have two sequels.
- This is the first season where previous Pretty Cure voice actresses have returned to the franchise to voice some of the fairies and villains.
- Tano Asami, a famous J-pop idol, sings the ending for the show. This is most likely due to Asami being one of Kobayashi Tsubomi's favourite voice actresses.
- This is the first season where a pen is used as the transformation item.
Please refer to the main page Rainbow Pretty Cure☆Destinies Unfold Merchandise for more information.