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The characters involved on both sides of the scale when it comes to defending and ridding the world of friendship.As the story hasn't finished yet, but there is a lot planned, there are Major Spoilers abound. Read at your own risk!

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The Cures and Their Allies

    Pretty Cure and Allies 

Alana Fuki/Cure Sweet

The first Pretty Cure in the season, and the main character. To her friends, she's seemingly good at everything, though this isn't true.

  • Hypothetical Voice Casting: Natsumi Fujiwara (Japanese) Liza Kalpan (English)
  • Dub Name Change: Played with. The hypothetical English dub does change her nickname to Laney, but her real name is kept as Alana.
  • The Ace: Can sing so well she made it in to an all-state honor choir twice, can bake many desserts from scratch, is very pretty, has great grades in all of her classes and is incredibly sweet.
    • Madoka has a secret hatred of her for this, and Douleur cites it as one of the reasons why Desire was able to be corrupted.
  • Elegant Classical Musician: In addition to her beautiful singing voice, she also plays the piano very well.
  • Feminine Women Can Cook: Her specialty is baked goods, but it still counts.
  • Dark Feminine Light Feminine: The light to Madoka's dark.
  • The Ditz: Due to her occasional obliviousness to the obvious, she can show shades of this sometimes.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Has blonde hair in civilian form, and is the nicest of the Pretty Cure.
  • The Heart: Has control over the power of love, as well as probably the kindest on the team.
  • The Leader: The main character of the season, and the pink cure, so of course she's the de-facto leader of the team.
  • Nice Girl: Even more so than the other members of the team.
  • Oblivious to Hints: While they fight each other for the first time, She ignores the fact that Dark Desire looks a lot like Madoka, still being surprised when it's revealed.
  • Pink Means Feminine: The pink Pretty Cure, who loves to bake sweets and sing. The fact that she's proven good at both only emphasizes this.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: In Cure form her hair styles into a long pink ponytail, and she gains the power of Heart. As her Cure name suggests, she is also a very nice person.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: Has blue eyes in civillian form, and is considered the nicest cure on the team.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: In Episode 5, after she returns from fighting Dark Desire for the first time, she says that even though Desire has been taken by the Negative, she's still a Pretty Cure, so she's still a friend in Alana's eyes.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Is the girly girl to Kaede's tomboy.
  • Cool Big Sis: To her two younger twin sisters, Eri and Chihaya. In fact, the first interaction she's seen having with them is in Episode 1, when she's breaking up a disagreement between them.
  • All-Loving Hero: Even after Dark Desire had caused her all the emotional turmoil she went through, Alana was more than willing to fight along side her instead of pushing her away.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: In Episode 6, after she finds out that Bobble's been keeping a very important secret from her, she gives him an evil eye strong enough to scare him into telling the truth.
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: She knows how to bake, sing, play the piano, public speak....
  • The Power of Love: She controls love and hearts in Pretty Cure form.

Kaede Roumaru/Cure Courage

The second Pretty Cure introduced, an athlete who, when transformed into Cure Courage, takes on the power of Courage.

Chika Amagawa/Cure Wisdom

The third Cure, Chika is a very smart girl, who when transformed, transforms into Cure Wisdom.
  • Hypothetical Voice Casting: Kanako Takatsuki (Japanese) Jo Armeniox (English)
  • Dub Name Change: In Glitter Force Friends, her name is changed to Charlotte, and her alter ego is changed into Glitter Smarts
  • Academic Athlete: Though not as athletic as Kaede, she does play tennis.
  • Agent Scully: Doesn't believe in the magic of the Pretty Cure despite being one.
  • Arbitrary Skepticism
  • Brainy Brunette: Has dark hair in civilian form, and is very intelligent.
  • Best Friend: Is this to Kaede.
    • Childhood Friends: Is also this with Kaede. However, unlike most examples, they've had an active friendship ever since.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Along with Bobble, is this towards Kaede.
  • Dark-Skinned Blonde: Becomes this in Cure form.
  • The Perfectionist: When it comes to her grades.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: Is the blue to Kaede's red.
  • Resigned to the Call: Especially apparent in her debut episode. She doesn't want to believe that there's a small talking alien right in front of her who's telling her to become a magical warrior in order to protect the magic of friendship, but soon realizes she has no choice.
  • Time Master: Has power over time in addition to wisdom.
  • Ojou Ringlets: Develops these in Cure Form. Surprisingly, though, she isn't an Ojou.
  • Badass Bookworm: Is one of the smartest girls in her grade, who also has the power to control time.
  • Meaningful Name: The combination kanji in her first name translates to excellent widsdom, relating to her alter ego being Cure Wisdom.
  • The B Grade: She's the most like this out of the cures even getting upset over a 98% on one occasion.
  • Good with Numbers: In her first appearance, she's seen practically tutoring Alana while they're in math class.
  • Team Mom: Is the most comforting and helpful of the team.

Shion Tsubasa/Cure Laugh

The fourth Cure. Unlike her friends, she doesn't have a defined passion or any ideas about what she wants to do in life, which causes her to self-depreciate a lot. She has an orange theme color and controls the power of laughter.
  • Hypothetical Voice Casting: Chinatsu Akasaki (Japanese) Cherami Leigh (English)
  • Dub Name Change: Her name is now Sarah.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Has dark hair in civilian form, and likes to wear darker clothing, but she's just as nice as the other Pretty Cure in her group.
  • Dark-Skinned Redhead: Becomes this in her Cure Form. Also has a streak of bright red hair in her civilian form.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Her second favorite form of humor.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: Feels bad that many of her friends have already decided on a path, when she hasn't.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: Her favorite form of humor. Ironic in the fact that her friends don't find her self put-downs funny in the slightest.
  • Morning Routine: A special part of Shion's is when she meets up with some of her friends before the bell rings, and they talk and joke with each other.
  • Sad Clown: Not in the literal sense, but she does crack jokes despite her below-average self-esteem.
  • Goal in Life: A major point in her character is that she doesn't have one.
  • The Everyman: Thinks she's this compared to the other Pretty Cure (her actual ability is making people smile); Alana and Madoka have their music, Kaede has her sports, Chika has her smarts.
  • Lesser Star
  • Redheads Are Uncool: Becomes a ginger in cure form and is the only one of the Cures that don't have a defining talent.
  • The Woobie: She constantly looks down on herself and uses self-deprecating humor; She thinks she's a horrible choice to become a Pretty Cure, because she doesn't have any idea what her biggest dream in life is.

Madoka Nomi/Cure Desire

  • Hypothetical Voice Casting: Yumi Hara (Japanese) Laura Post (English)
  • Dub Name Change: Her name is now Madison, with her alter-ego being Glitter Wish.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Played with. She's actually the shortest member of the team, but does have the signature long brunette hair and serious personality.
    • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Though it appears to be mostly ice, it turns to sugar when she's in public, and especially when she's on stage. This isn't to say she's wearing a Mask of Sanity however; When she's not performing, she's quite shy and fragile.
  • Always Second Best: Seems to be this to Alana; Most of the time though, she doesn't even believe she's second best, usually putting herself at an absurdly low ranking.
  • Despair Event Horizon: Is already halfway there at the beginning of the series due to her uncle's death, but crosses it officially when she has a panic attack during an important audition. When she receives the official results afterwards, gets corrupted, turning into Dark Desire
  • Face–Heel Turn: Downplayed. Madoka was intended to be a Pretty Cure from the beginning, however she was corrupted by The Negative before Bobble and the others could reach out to her.
  • Graceful Ladies Like Purple: Elegant, and is the purple-themed cure.
  • Hurting Hero: Her piled up grief from losing her uncle and losing control of the one thing she knows she can do well Hurt her so much that she becomes Dark Desire.
  • Lunacy: Has moonlight-based powers in Cure form.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: Played for Drama. Usually, she is one of the most dedicated and passionate people in her choir. Because of the Negative's brainwashing, however, she's constantly on the verge of quitting.
  • The Perfectionist: She believes she has to pass every audition, and can never settle for second place at competitions, just to be worthy of anyone's respect or love. Luckily, at least the biggest reason she's like this, her father, doesn't see it this way, as is always proud of her if she tries her best.
  • The Resenter: To Alana. This is the main reason behind Madoka's jealousy.
  • Stepford Smiler: For a brief span of time in between the beginning of the series and her corruption she's this.
  • Walking Spoiler: For the first half of the season. That being said, all spoilers are still marked here.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Desperately wants her father to be proud of her and listen to her and her choir perform.
  • The Woobie: The morning of the series, her uncle passes away, causing her to fall into a depression. A few episodes in, and her love of music betrays her at an audition, causing her to cross the Despair Event Horizon. On top of that, she desperately craves protection and affection and thinks that the only way to get it is to never fail her father.
    • To top this all off, she was also born two months premature, causing her to have mild cerebral palsy, which makes her legs hurt like all get out if she uses too much stamina at once. This may not sound like a big deal, but considering her dream is to be a performer...
  • Dark Feminine Light Feminine: The Dark to Alana's light.
  • Sixth Ranger: She doesn't join the Pretty Cure officially until Episode 27.
  • Despair Speech: She gives a rather eerie and monotone one at the end of Episode 6. "Desire's darkened in the moon's shadows...I am Dark Desire."
  • Honor Before Reason: It doesn't matter if she's just gotten hurt or is sick or tired to the point of exaustion. If even the smallest part of her thinks she can, she will keep going.
  • Not Good with Rejection: One of her most major character flaws. She failed an audition, which was the turning point that caused her corruption Not to mention she also has another breakdown when she gets rejected once more from another very important audition

Bobble

Queen Harmonia

  • Hypothetical Voice Casting: Kaya Matsutani (Japanese) Britt Mckillip (English)
  • Big Good
  • Everything's Better with Rainbows: Wears a rainbow sash over her white dress, made up of the Pretty Cures' theme colors.
  • Foil: To Enemie; She's a leader who protects friendship and dresses mostly in white, while Enemie is the leader of an organization that plans to rid the world of friendship, and dresses mostly in black.
  • Expy Of the Queen from Futari wa Pretty Cure
  • My Greatest Failure: Is rather distraught about the corruption of Desire.
  • The High Queen: Being the queen of friendship, she's as about as kind and openhearted as it gets.
  • A Mother to Her Men: While they don't fight in combat together, Harmonia is very motherly towards the Pretty Cure who defend her kingdom.
  • Large and in Charge: Is this for the Pretty Cure side.
  • Gentle Giant: She is the Queen of harmony and friendship, and is about 2 times taller than the Pretty Cure.
  • Light Is Good: Has a faint glow around her, and has a light color scheme all around.
  • Woman in White: Her dress is mostly white, the only exception is being the sash around her chest, which is striped with all the theme colors of the Pretty Cure.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Despite her corruption and betrayal, Queen Harmonia is more than happy to let Cure Desire become a Pretty Cure again, because she realizes that it wasn't her choice to turn on them.
  • Barrier Warrior: Is able to create domes of light around herself and others to keep them from getting corrupted.
  • Benevolent Mage Ruler: Is the queen of the Friendship Kingdom and has the ability to manipulate light.
  • 100% Adoration Rating: In the first Episode, Bobble is more than willing to send himself down to Earth if it means protecting her place on the throne.

The Negative

    The Negative 

Enemie

Douleur

Envie

Dark Desire

  • Antagonist Abilities: Powers Do the Fighting,
  • Bare Your Midriff: In a beta design, her outfits had this.
  • Blank Slate: Cannot usually show expression through her Mind-Control Eyes. Especially during her first true appearance in Episode 6.
  • Desperately Craves Affection: Word of God, but it's said that the reason why Douleur uses so many pet names with her is that he knows she is this trope.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: These are red when she goes into her complete form
  • Metamorphosis: Not her herself, but her outfits; Her first outfit, when she is just under the influence of the Negative, is a faded and torn version of her Cure uniform, while the outfit she wears officially as Dark Desire is made up of mostly shades of grey.
  • Never Be Hurt Again: The main reason she transformed into Dark Desire, after she had a panic attack during a bombed audition in Episode 6.
  • Safety in Indifference: Douleur convinces her to live her life this way, transforming Madoka into the complete form of Dark Desire
  • Enthralling Siren: Can cause the Pretty Cures physical pain with the sound waves from her voice, sure, but the beautiful tone of it made Alana realize that she'd heard that voice somewhere before.
  • Walking Spoiler: As much so as her good counterpart. That being said, all of her spoilers are still marked here.
  • Spoiled Brat: Thanks to the Negative's work on their Lotus-Eater Machine-style manor in the Winter's Forest, Dark Desire is used to getting every thing she wants without having to lift a finger. However thanks to their Bad Is Good mentality, she's expected to throw tantrums when she doesn't get her way.
  • Helpless Good Side: Inverted. Dark Desire is actually Madoka's helpless evil side.
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