Trivia: Jewelpet

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  • Author Existence Failure: Macaronia's voice actress, Miyu Matsuki, died in October of 2015.
  • Cash Cow Franchise
  • Creator Backlash: Sanrio seemingly isn't very proud of Kira Deco, which explains why the Blu-ray release only includes a few select episodes.
  • Development Hell: The fansubs for the first season seem to be practically non-existent. Thankfully, twelve episodes are subbed so far, but updates are few and far in between.
  • Name's the Same: Nephrite, teacher Iruka and angela. The last one is especially ironic given Angela's seiyuu's role in Valvrave the Liberator.
  • No Export for You: The anime and the toys were not released in the States due to similarity issues with Webkinz; both Sanrio and Sega could get sued for it. note  But it's released in much of Europe and Asia.
    • And even then some parts of Asia aren't getting it - you'll be hard-pressed to find Jewelpet anything in Malaysia, short of visiting the Sanrio Hello Kitty Town theme park in South Malaysia, near the Singapore border, and even then the selections are very limited. Even the Sanrio Gift Gate stores that are springing up in malls around the country are lacking Jewelpet merch. Comparatively, Jewelpet stuff is abundant in Singapore and Thailand, Malaysia's immediate neighbors. This is very strange as Malaysian TV stations typically have no qualms with airing Magical Girl TV shows.
    • The Sunshine dubs are based strictly on the Japanese home video release, which means that any insert songs are removed, as having them remain would mean additional royalties would have to be paid to the parties involved. Somewhat compensating this is the fact that some of the scenes with insert songs are available in Youtube and Nico Nico.
    • The toys made it to Brazil. The same can't be said of the anime.
    • France so far hasn't moved past Twinkle.
  • Marth Debuted in Smash Bros.: Ruby, Garnet and Sapphie show up in a Nintendo DS game called "Loving Life with Hello Kitty & Friends", making it the first and only appearance of the franchise in anglophone countries.
  • Trolling Creator: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (in charge of series composition, i.e., decides what the story is) trolled older audiences big time when the true nature of Kira Deco's villain was revealed.
  • What Could Have Been
    • During the pitching for the first series, Ruby was meant to be a polite and tidy character. Then Sanrio and Sega decided to alter her personality to become scatterbrained and naughty, which is reflected by the jewel she is based on.
      • At some point, she was meant to be Kohaku.
    • Pre-airing promotional material for Sunshine often depicts Shouko and Labra together, which suggests that they were supposed to have some significant relationship. They hardly interact in the finished product.
    • The anime was intended to end with Kira Deco, but a fifth season got made due to Kira Deco's poor reception.
    • Kira Deco was planned to have its soundtrack officially released sometime during the anime's airing but alas, that never happened.
  • The Wiki Rule: There are lots of Jewelpet wikis. Unfortunately, they're of very poor quality, as they have a lot of contradictions (Sara's origins, characters' ages), and are full of grammatical errors.

    Voice Acting 

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First series


Kira Deco


Sweets Dance Princess


Foreign dubs

  • In French: Ruby is Carla, Garnet is Excel and Keigo is Kittan.
  • In Italy:
  • In Portugal:
    • Ruby is Queen Elsa. No amount of Flat Whats is going to diminish the WTF-factor that comes with that knowledge.
      • Anna is here too; she's Labra.
    • Every protagonist is voiced by the same actress, Solange Santos. That doesn't sound like anything special by itself, but then you compare Akari and Kanon, who couldn't be more opposite if they tried, and you can't help but be impressed.