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Pretty Cure 5

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  • Action Girl: Standard for this franchise, all members of the Pretty Cure 5 actively fight against their enemies.
  • Animal Motifs: Butterflies, fitting for teenage girls.
  • Color-Coded Characters:
    • Nozomi - Pink
    • Rin - Red
    • Urara - Yellow
    • Komachi - Green
    • Karen - Blue
    • Milk/Kurumi - Purple
  • Curtains Match the Window: In a first for the franchise, their hair colors match their eye colors.
  • Kid Hero All Grown-Up: The Pretty Cures are middle schoolers in the original series. Otona PreCure '23 shows them as adults, although they turn back to their younger selves when they transform.
  • Older Alter Ego: Inverted in Kibou no Chikara - when they transform into Cures, they age down to when they obtained their powers.
  • Power Dyes Your Hair: Their hair colors turn brighter when they transform into Cures.

    Nozomi Yumehara (Cure Dream

Voiced by: Yuko Sanpei (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Nozomi in GoGo!
Click here to see Nozomi in Otona PreCure '23

An airheaded girl who can't seem to concentrate on just one thing and pretty much talentless and had no idea about what she really wanted, although she believed in the importance of reaching out for her dream. She's a second year student in L'Ecole des Cinq Lumières. She bumped into Coco in her school's library and after an encounter with the Nightmare, she was chosen to become Cure Dream and decided that she's going to restore Coco's Palmier Kingdom and see through it to the end... this time not losing sight of that. Along the journey, as Coco posed as their teacher, Nozomi also discovers her own dream that she'll reach out one day: to become a teacher.

  • Almost Kiss: At the end of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, when she wakes up from a week-long coma, she accepts Coco's marriage proposal and leans in for The Big Damn Kiss... only for the other Cures to enter her hospital room.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: She gets distracted easily. The entire series, as well as its Oddly Named Sequel — happens because Nozomi gets distracted one morning before school and chases a passing butterfly. In a later episode, she displayed more realistic ADHD symptoms. ADHD was never explicitly mentioned, but the intention was clear.
  • Badass Adorable: She's a real sweetie and is willing to be friends with almost anyone. She also leads the team to destroying two evil organizations attacking the world.
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: Her first name is changed to Mimi (transcribed as 美美) in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Bare Midriffs Are Feminine: Nozomi is the girliest in her team and her first Cure outfit is the only one that shows off the belly.
  • Berserk Button: Do not trivialize dreams. Nozomi wasted no time letting Girinma know what a bad idea it is in the very first episode, and Otona starts with her approaching anyone she can to save one of her student's dream of dancing.
  • Big Eater: She'll eat anything in front of her and lots of it.
  • Book Dumb: She struggles to get even acceptable grades.
  • Breakout Character: At least when discussing about the entirety of the Pretty Cure franchise with its expanding roster. Cure Dream is not only one of the most popular pick-colored Cures in the series but one of the most popular Pretty Cures ever, being the only Cure to ever rival the fame of Cure Black and White. She's seldom seen below the top five in most Pretty Cure votes and was fourth in NHK's Pretty Cure poll. In several crossovers, she's often heavily featured in the promotion and even gains a new transformation along side Cure Grace in the Healin' Good Pretty Cure movie.
  • Character Catchphrase: "Watch it, watch it, watch it, okay?" note  and "It's decided!" note 
    • If she says "Okay!" in the beginning, expect her to finish with, "It's decided!"
  • Character Tics: Whenever she shouts her Character Catchphrase, she points upwards with her left hand in a way that her thumb and finger together make a reverse L shape to the viewer.
  • Cool Teacher: In Otona PreCure '23, Nozomi clearly has a positive relationship with her students; not only are they engaged during her lessons, they also to stay after class talking with her about their lives.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: During her daily life she's an idiot that often needs to rely on her friends to get anything done. During battle she's a walking force of destruction, both physically and magically.
  • Cuteness Proximity: Occasionally has this reaction whenever she sees something that's tiny and plushie-like, namely when she first sees Coco's true form and when she first encounters Milk.
  • Defeat Means Friendship: Note to the enemy: if you're lucky, you'll have her as an opponent and ultimately be spared. But one word of advice: don't be an Omnicidal Maniac, let alone murder your own Dragon as having outlived her usefulness, because Everyone Has Standards, even the most forgiving.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: Nozomi's crux of Character Development is this. The reason why she has such a short attention span was because she's always looking for what she wanted to do (getting kicked out of various clubs were because it took her quick enough to realize those are not what she wanted). After meeting Coco and deciding to help the Palmier Kingdom, Nozomi slowly starts to realize that she likes helping people the best and put attention to it, and after a 'tutoring' from Coco and seeing him teach her, she finally realizes her dream to be a teacher, to help those in academical trouble (like she was before).
    • This is actually called back in Pretty Cure All Stars New Stage 3: she's trapped inside a dream world, living out her dream of being a teacher... and promptly realizes this isn't what she wants and proceeds to kick herself out of it and kick the other Cures out of their dream worlds in the process! She wants her dream, but she'll get it her own way.
    • By Otona PreCure '23, she's living that dream in real life, having become a Cool Teacher, teaching deep and mature subjects with a cheerful disposition and the occasional fun aside, while also knowing all her students well enough to be able to at least attempt to help them when problems arise.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Her primary element, though manifested more subtly and stylistically compared to the other Cures. Her power up attack in the first season is Crystal Shoot while her attack in the second season is Shooting Star (another term for a meteor).
  • The Ditz: She's absentminded, and misses the obvious even when its staring right at her, like when she misses Milky Rose's identity right after she transforms into her true form right in front of Nozomi. It is played seriously in one episode where she is aware of this flaw and is not happy at the academic trouble she's had.
  • Dub Name Change: In the Korean dub, her name is changed to Isoman (이소망).
  • Dumbass No More: Nozomi at the beginning is a scatterbrain hopeless with everything, be it studying, paying attention, athleticness or whatever. Over time, she starts paying attention more to her studies, resulting in better grades. As of the middle of GoGo!, she is capable of tutoring Rin's younger siblings. By the time of Otona PreCure '23, she has become a capable teacher.
  • Expressive Hair: Her hair always shoots up or droops according to her mood.
  • Gemstone Assault; Her second attack in the first season is the Crystal Shoot which sends a massive blast of magical pink crystals to defeat the enemy. Unlike the second attacks that the other Cures have, it is completely different from the first one.
  • Genki Girl: Super energetic and hyper.
  • Girlish Pigtails: She wears some of her hair in two pigtails. She doesn't have them anymore as an adult to look more mature.
  • Happily Married: In episode 12 of Kibou no Chikara, a wedding is held in the Palmier Kingdom to show Nozomi and Coco's marriage to each other.
  • Heavy Sleeper: As part of her ditzy moments, she sleeps a lot.
  • Heroic RRoD: The power to transform back into Cure Dream in Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~ takes a toll on Nozomi's body, giving her fainting spells. After the final battle, she spends a week unconscious from exhaustion.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Rin. They have been best friends most of their lives and remain so all the way to adulthood.
  • Idiot Hero: Downplayed as most of it is due to her absentmindedness than anything.
  • Interspecies Romance: With Coco. Nozomi is a human and Coco is a fairy who resembles a fox, but he can take human form.
  • Jumped at the Call: She immediately accepts her role as a Pretty Cure from the first episode.
  • The Leader: She's the headstrong and charismatic leader of the team. The other Cures unanimously chose her to fill this role because she was the one that brought them together to be Pretty Cure in the first place. Not that she'll claim she's the leader and she thinks they don't need one anyway.
  • Lethal Chef: Her cooking just isn't good.
  • Loser Friend Puzzles Outsiders: Nozomi is the loser friend in this case, and everyone in school, especially Mika Masuko, is perplexed by how the four most popular girls in the school seem to have coalesced into a friend group centered around this one unimpressive girl who is a notoriously useless screwup that got booted out of every club.
  • Meaningful Name: Nozomi = 'hope', 'Yume' = dream. Also doubles as a Prophetic Name. One episode of Precure Full Bloom even lampshades this, as its title is "Nozomi no Nozomi" ("Nozomi's Hope").
  • Mundane Utility: At first, she wanted to use the Dream Collet to... get her homework done!
  • The Nose Knows: Her nose is so good that she can smell crépe's smell on a little part of a flyer.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: You know a villain has crossed the line you don't ever come back from when this All-Loving Hero has zero sympathy whatsoever for said villain.
  • Pink Heroine: She's the main heroine of the series and as Cure Dream, she has pink hair and wears pink.
  • Plucky Girl: Nozomi will never give into despair. Even when she's forced into a state of crippling despair in Otona PreCure '23, she refuses to give in.
  • Power Makes Your Hair Grow: When she turns into Cure Dream, her hair goes from neck length to mid back length.
  • Power Makes Your Voice Deep: She's one of the few Cures of the franchise whose voice gets deeper upon transformation.
  • The Power of Love: She breaks Coco out of his brainwashing with the power of her feelings for him.
  • Precocious Crush: She has a crush on Coco, whose human form looks significantly older than her. It's eventually reciprocated, and as of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, her story ends at her wedding to Coco.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: She is the first one in the franchise, starting the trend of having optimistic pink-haired girls as the main characters.
  • Sensei-chan: In Otona PreCure '23, Nozomi has a friendly relationship with her students and tries to encourage them to follow their dreams.
  • Stock Shoujo Heroine: She's the typical shoujo anime heroine; ditzy, childish, and clumsy Rose-Haired Sweetie with a big heart and a bright perspective. She has magic powers related to hope and dreams.
  • Super-Cute Superpowers: Her attacks are buttlerfly-shaped beams.
  • Tareme Eyes: More blatantly so than anybody else.
  • Teacher/Student Romance: Her Precocious Crush on Coco, who works as a teacher at her middle school, is eventually reciprocated. The sequel anime, Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, even ends with their marriage.
  • This Loser Is You: At least at first, as she's extremely scatterbrained and can't seem to concentrate. However, by the time Character Development kicks in, Nozomi starts moving away from this, as she becomes more responsible and tries her best to reach out for her dreams.
    • Also unlike Tsubomi later, Nozomi kind of subverts this. When she becomes Cure Dream, she didn't flail around like a clueless ditz, she was pretty capable into immediately getting into combat. It's just that when she's just Nozomi that she's sucking in life (until Character Development above).
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: Girly girl to Rin's tomboy. She's the more obviously girly and cutesy of the two.
  • Trope Codifier: Yumehara Nozomi is both similar and different to her predecessors Misumi Nagisa and Hyuuga Saki. However she is “what Toei wants” for their Pretty Cure Pink Heroine protagonists. Nozomi is a middle-school Book Dumb Genki Girl with a sense of justice. Until Character Development kicks in, Nozomi has no goal in life. She Jumps At The Call, she has no friends that are not relevant to the plot, her family have no real presence in her life. She also has no real athletic abilities. Nozomi is also neither officially the leader nor the strongest on the team, just The Hero and the one most prominent.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Milk/Kurumi. They argue a lot, but they become eventually close friends.
  • Vocal Evolution: In earlier episodes, Nozomi and Cure Dream had much deeper voices, but they eventually become higher after a couple of episodes, to the point that Cure Dream's pitch never gets as deep as the original Nozomi voice again.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: She firmly believes people shouldn't give up on their dreams no matter what. Otona PreCure '23 shows she still tries having this mindset as an adult, even though she has to face the reality that there's limits to what she can do for her students as a teacher and unlike when she was a Pretty Cure, there are things that are impossible for her to do.

    Rin Natsuki (Cure Rouge

Voiced by: Junko Takeuchi (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Rin in GoGo!
Click here to see Rin in Otona PreCure '23
"The red flame of passion, Cure Rouge!"
Nozomi's best friend since childhood. She becomes Cure Rouge after witnessing Nozomi fighting as Cure Dream.
  • Best Friend: Rin is Nozomi's oldest and closest friend in the team.
  • Bifauxnen: Downplayed. The adult Rin Natsuki keeps the Boyish Short Hair (albeit slightly longer) and wears suspenders, making her look androgynous but not outright masculine.
  • Big Eater: She enjoys lots of food. She won't hesitate to dig in and finish her meals.
  • Boyish Short Hair: She's the tomboy of the group and to show it, her hair is very short both her civilian and Cure forms. It's a little longer as an adult, but still only about shoulder-length.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: As an adult, Rin and alcohol is a cursed combination as she turns into a Mood-Swinger; cheerful one moment, a Sentimental Drunk the next.
  • Childhood Friends: She has been best friends with Nozomi since elementary school.
  • Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Her relationship with Nozomi is essentially her reigning in the latter when she loses focus.
  • Cool Big Sis: She can act as an older sister to Nozomi. It helps Rin has two actual younger siblings.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Delivers serious deadpan whenever comical situations kick in.
  • Dub Name Change:
    • In the Korean dub, her name is changed to Na Hye-rin.
    • Her Cure name is changed to Cure Fire in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Elemental Eye Colors: As Cure Rouge, she has red eyes as a result of gaining fire powers.
  • Elemental Hair Colors: When she's Cure Rouge, her hair turns red and is shaped like a flame. Of course, her power is fire.
  • Fiery Redhead: She has orange hair as a civilian, red hair as a Cure, and a bad temper all around.
  • Girliness Upgrade: By the time of Otona PreCure '23, Rin now designs jewelry, let her hair grow longer, and dresses in a more feminine style.
  • Gratuitous French: Rouge means red.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: She has been Nozomi's closest and dearest friend for most of their lives. They stay close all the way to adulthood.
  • The Lancer: She's the main heroine's Best Friend and Foil. Rin is down-to-earth and slightly sarcastic compared to Nozomi, but they're best friends and Rin worries about her greatly.
  • Passionate Sports Girl: She's good at every sports, but decided to concentrate on soccer/futsal.
  • Playing with Fire: As Cure Rouge, she has the power to produce fire.
  • Red Is Heroic: She's the first red Cure, and she's one of the strongest members of her team.
  • Refusal of the Call: At first, she didn't want to get involved with such crazy thing like being part of a Magical Girl team, but later changed her mind out of worry for Nozomi.
  • Tomboy and Girly Girl: She's a sporty tomboy, in contrast to her more obviously girly best friend Nozomi.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: Despite her tomboyish exterior, Rin also indulges in feminine hobbies. She likes flowers, knows a lot about them and she wants to become an accessory designer.
  • Two First Names: Her surname Natsuki can also be a given name.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Orange juice.
  • Tsurime Eyes: Downplayed in civilian form, but played fully straight in Cure form. The transition is reminiscent of Nagisa's transformation into Cure Black.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: She and Karen don't really get along as friends but they still watch out for each other.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Afraid of ghosts and assorted horror stories.

    Urara Kasugano (Cure Lemonade

Voiced by: Mariya Ise (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Urara in GoGo!
Click here to see Urara in Otona PreCure '23
"The effervescence of bursting lemon, Cure Lemonade!"
A freshman in L'Ecole des Cinq Lumières school and an idol in training. Due to her busy schedule, Urara usually kept to herself, and her shy attitude doesn't help, although when situation calls it, she can ham things up. However, Nozomi barges into her life trying to befriend her and after an encounter with the Nightmare, her desire to protect her new friends led her to become Cure Lemonade. Afterwards, with her new friends, Urara began her journey not just as a Pretty Cure, but also evolving into a world-class idol.
  • Accidental Hero: In the first movie, she's the reason the villain's plan failed because she never handed the pink the Big Bad needed to finally accomplish his plans.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: Being a first-year middle school student, Urara is the youngest member of the team.
  • Badass Adorable: Super cute and able to smash Kowainaas as a Pretty Cure.
  • Big Eater: Probably the reigning champion in the show! Notably, in Otona, it's this very trait being downplayed which makes Syrup think something is wrong with her.
  • But Not Too Foreign: Urara's father is French, but her mother was Japanese.
  • The Cameo: Appears in Pretty Cure Miracle Leap as the leading lady of P.P. Abraham's latest movie. This comes before her and the rest of the Yes Cures in The Movie for Healin' Good♡Pretty Cure.
  • Chain Pain: In Go Go, her attack Prism Chain creates two chains made of butterflies that come out of her arms and acts as her weapon.
  • Comfort Food: Curry Rice. This is because one of few memories Urara has of her mother was the first time she ate curry, and it was with the whole family together.
  • Cute Bruiser: She's adorable and beats the daylights out of the villains she faces.
  • Dual Wielding: Her Prism Chain attack always has two chains.
  • Dub Name Change:
    • In the Korean dub, her name is Kim Cho-won.
    • Her Cure name is changed to Cure Star in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Dumb Blonde: While she's more studious than Nozomi, she's just as likely as her to realize obvious things too late.
  • Friendless Background: Because of her busy lifestyle as an actress, she had no friends when she started middle school.
  • Genki Girl: She's very energetic and cheerful, though not to Nozomi's extent.
  • Girlish Pigtails: She wears her hair in a pair of pigtails, showing her status as the youngest team member.
  • Glasses of Aging: She is shown wearing glasses in Otona Precure 23, whereas when in middle school, she wasn't wearing them. They could be Purely Aesthetic Glasses, however, as she's just as frequently shown with them off and they're shown to be part of a disguise.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She's a sweet and cheerful young girl with blonde hair.
  • Idol Singer: She is already an up-and-coming star when the series begins.
  • Image Songs: Sure, all of the Cures get them, but she gets to sing hers in-universe.
  • Large Ham: If she feels like it, she could ham her words up. After all, she's an actress.
  • Light 'em Up: As Cure Lemonade, her main element is light. Yellow is often associated with light, or even the sun.
  • Missing Mom: Urara's mother Maria died when she was very little. A regular source of despair for Urara is how little she remembers of her mother.
  • Never Gets Drunk: Despite drinking the same amount of alcohol as Kurumi in Episode 2 of Kibou no Chikara, Urara is able to hold her liquor better than her seniors who also ordered alcoholic drinks.
  • New Transfer Student: She arrives at the main cast's school as a transfer student.
  • Non-Uniform Uniform: Her Cure outfit in the first season. While Mint and Aqua are mostly palette swaps of each other, and Dream and Rouge are similar to each other with some small differences, Lemonade's outfit has a different skirt, sleeves, shoes, and socks than the other four. She's also the only one to wear a ribbon choker.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: As an adult, Urara chooses to hide her identity as an actress by disguising herself... with a hat and a pair of glasses. Amazingly, no one comments.
  • Raised by Dudes: After the death of her mother, Urara was brought up by her father and maternal grandfather.
  • Screw Yourself: Her Enemy Without in episode 23 flirts with her! Really!
  • Ship Tease: With Syrup. Unlike Nozomi and Coco, Urara and Syrup aren't an official romantic pairing, but they're close and have enough hints to imply they could be more than friends.
  • Tareme Eyes: Has eyes that sag a little at the ends and is overall cute and compassionate.

    Komachi Akimoto (Cure Mint

Voiced by: Ai Nagano (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Komachi in GoGo!
Click here to see Komachi in Otona PreCure '23
"The green earth of tranquility, Cure Mint!"
A third-year student of L'Ecole des Cinq Lumières and usually volunteers to manage the library. Komachi is the daughter of the head of a famed sweets shop. She's calm and assuring, but is pretty scary when she snaps. She's also a novel writer, thus easily getting excited over unnatural things. This 'unnatural thing interest' led her to follow Nozomi, witness the Nightmare, and becomes Cure Mint. Aside of her being a Precure, Komachi also got her novel reviewed by Nuts, also developing a crush on him.
  • Badass Bookworm: She loves to read and kicks ass as a Cure.
  • Barrier Warrior: Her main power as Cure Mint is producing a green dome to protect anyone inside of it.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: When Karen was getting harassed by students about her Student Council President duties, Komachi just slammed her fists to the table and started scolding the students. Later, when Hadenya gets a bit too far in evilness, all of the sudden, Komachi bodyblocks her, parries all her punches then turned her barrier into a Kamehame Hadoken to obliterate Hadenya.
  • The Big Girl: The big bruiser of the team and about the tallest in the group.
  • Brooding Boy, Gentle Girl: She has this dynamic with Nuts. Komachi is very kindhearted and patient, allowing her to get through Nuts' rough and aloof attitude.
  • Cute Bookworm: She's a gentle girl who loves books and wants to become a novelist.
  • Deadly Disc: Her Emerald Saucer attack creates a disc that acts as her weapon.
  • Dishing Out Dirt: Komachi has the power of earth. The sturdy nature of the element by her barrier moves.
  • Dub Name Change:
    • In the Korean dub, her name is Park Ha-neul.
    • In the Taiwanese Mandarin dub, her first name is changed to Teitei (transcribed as 叮叮 note ) while her Cure name is changed to Cure Ice.
  • The Heart: As the Cure of Tranquility, she often tries to calm the others in a pinch.
  • Her Code Name Was "Mary Sue": One of her first novels bases the couple on herself and Nuts.
  • Interspecies Romance: She's crushing on Nuts, whose true form looks like a chipmunk.
  • Kamehame Hadoken: Emerald Saucer from Go Go. In the first season, she could also fire a huge green energy beam out of her Mint Shield if she wanted to or she could use the dome itself as a blast attack.
  • Motherly Side Plait: In Otona Precure 23, Komachi now wears her hair in a loose ponytail over her left shoulder, complementing her mature and nurturing nature.
  • Nightmare Fetishist: She enjoys telling ghost stories.
  • Power Makes Your Hair Grow: The tails at the back of her hair are much longer when she's Cure Mint.
  • Precocious Crush: She's a teenager and has a crush on Nuts, whose human form looks like a young man.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: Komachi is gentle and soft-spoken while her older sister Madoka is wilder. Since they look alike so much, her friends are shocked when Madoka first appears riding a motorcycle and everybody thinks she's Komachi.
  • Stone Wall: Her personal moves are completely focused on maximum defense though later on she gains the ability to use the shields offensively too.
  • Tareme Eyes: They droop at the ends and she's all-round friendly and docile.
  • Tranquil Fury: Well, she is the Cure of Tranquility and you know how she became into when she is serious.
    • Try to see first season episode 43 when she fights Hadenya.
    • Joked in 4koma here
  • Writer's Block: Otona Precure 23 shows Komachi hasn't been able to write a new novel as of late, even though one of her works won an award.
  • Yellow Earth, Green Earth: She has the ability to create earth-empowered green shields and use them offensively and defensively.

    Karen Minazuki (Cure Aqua

Voiced by: Ai Maeda (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Karen in GoGo!
Click here to see Karen in Otona PreCure '23
"The blue spring of intelligence, Cure Aqua!"
A third-year student of L'Ecole des Cinq Lumières and the Student Council President. At first she thinks the Pretty Cure thing is a farce, but was forced to believe it when the Nightmare invaded her house. But then she failed to become a Pretty Cure due to her 'do-things-herself' mindset. Despite so, Nozomi continued to bug her about becoming a Pretty Cure, and after realizing that she wants to protect her friends, Karen is able to become Cure Aqua. During the course of the series, she develops a rapport with Milk and discovers her dream to help those who are sick, and she starts learning on how to become a doctor.
  • Adventure Rebuff: In the beginning she thought of becoming Cure Aqua just because she thinks in the end, to do it right, she can't depend on anyone if she wants to do things right... resulting in her butterfly vanishing and forcing her to watch Bunbee trounce the Cures and get away with the Pinky. It's only after her resolve was to protect her friends instead of doing things herself that she can transform.
  • Aloof Archer: Gains the "Pretty Cure Sapphire Arrow" eventually, and being the Cure of Intelligence she mostly keeps her calm, cool, collected persona. In a subversion, that attack is usually reserved for finishing blows, she usually resorts into pummelling the enemy with fists and feet before that happens.
  • Aloof Dark-Haired Girl: Aside of being the tallest of the group and her dark blue hair stand out, in the beginning, she presents herself as the aloof, serious, stoic (albeit caring) girl. She mellows down after becoming a Cure, but the element is still there.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Unlike her friends she did not show interest in any boy, and instead has a Pseudo-Romantic Friendship with Milk.
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: Her first name is changed to Ka-chan (transcribed as 小香) in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Big Eater: Funniest thing, she's so ladylike when she eats all of her food.
  • Big Fancy House: She basically lives in some sort of a mansion, owing to her family's wealth.
  • Blue Means Smart One: Karen is the Student Council President of her school. As Cure Aqua, she is the Pretty Cure of Intelligence and has the power of water. She also becomes a doctor when she grows up.
  • Cannot Tell a Joke: When the gang goes vacationing in her mountain resort, she tries to joke that her family owns everything in the mountain range; they take her seriously, much to her embarrassment. Jiiya, however, is driven to tears that his mistress is even telling jokes now.
  • Cross-Cast Role: When sent to the Urashima Tarou's world by Shibiretta, Karen got saddled with the role of the titular character, and the kids who 'tortured' the turtle (Milk) refer her as "onii-chan", to her puzzlement.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: She starts out as your typical cold, stoic, but Lonely Rich Kid, opening only to Komachi. Thanks to Nozomi 'barging in' to her life and becoming Cure Aqua, she starts opening up to more people.
  • Elemental Eye Colors: It's only fitting that the Pretty Cure of water has blue eyes.
  • Elemental Hair Colors: She's the Pretty Cure of water and has long,flowing blue hair even her civilian form.
  • Genius Bruiser: Aqua's obviously got the brains, being the Cure of Intelligence and all, but she's also packing in brawn as well, especially when it comes to her sword fighting bouts with Hadenya and Dark Aqua.
  • Knight in Shining Armor: Plays this role in episode 34 (which even has in its title "White Knight Karen"). In order to protect Milk, she sword-fights Hadenya while riding a white horse.
  • Lady of War: Cool and graceful, she later gains an attack in which she gracefully fires an arrow made of water.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: Her parents do a lot of concert tours, so she only lives with her butler at her mansion. Before joining the Pretty Cure team, Komachi was her Only Friend.
  • Mage Marksman: When using "Sapphire Arrow" she creates a bow and arrows made of water.
  • Master Swordswoman: She can create a blue energy sword out of her Aqua Ribbon and she is incredibly skilled at wielding it.
  • Making a Splash: As Cure Aqua, her attacks are all made of water.
  • Multi Shot: She's capable of doing this with her Sapphire Arrow.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: Her Aqua Ribbon gains a sword form for the horseback duel with Hadeenya.
  • Ojou: Karen has a no-nonsense, stoic personality that evokes a cool aura and made her popular, not to mention she's ridiculously rich.
  • Power Makes Your Hair Grow: When she turns into Cure Aqua, her hair goes from mid back length to possibly hip length although it's hard to tell because of the ponytail.
  • Pseudo-Romantic Friendship: With Milk/Kurumi. They become very close and are very affectionate with each other, even as adults.
  • Refusal of the Call: At first, after failing to transform.
  • Student Council President: A lot of her episodes in the first season have her duties as the head of the student council as a focus.
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: She's very serious, collected, and focused. Her Pretty Cure teammates and Milk see her warm side.
  • Swiss-Army Superpower: Her Aqua Ribbon upgrade from the first season doubles as her special move (Aqua Tornado) and a sword made of water.
  • Took a Level in Cheerfulness: She becomes a lot livelier after joining the team.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Grape juice.
  • True Blue Femininity: She's the graceful Ojou of the group and blue is her color in clothes, hair, and eyes.
  • Tsurime Eyes: Her sharp eye shape reflect her cool and serious character.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: She and Rin don't rub on each other warmly but they always ensure they're fine.
  • Water Is Blue: Her color as the Pretty Cure of water is blue.
  • Water Is Womanly: She's a calm, elegant Ojou with water powers and a blue Color Motif.
  • Yamato Nadeshiko: Despite her westernized style or wealth, Karen is pretty much the closest one we can get, she's loyal and protective to her friends and will bet on everything to defend them and her home. Also, her 'dream marriage' scenario is also the only one that follows the traditional style.

    Milk (Milky Rose

Milk (Kurumi Mimino) (Milky Rose)

Voiced by: Eri Sendai (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Milk/Kurumi in Otona PreCure '23
"The blue rose is my secret emblem! Milky Rose!"
A rabbit-like mascot who is Coco and Natt's caretaker but has no ability to assume a human form. Initially unscrupulous around the Yes Pretty Cure 5 team, she slowly warms up to them. In Yes Pretty Cure 5 GoGo, she picks up a Blue Rose seed which granted her a human form and the power to become Milky Rose.
  • Action Girl: She has enough combat prowess to send the Monsters of the Week packing.
  • Aloof Ally: As Milky Rose, she initially acts mysterious around the girls, who are unsure whether she is their ally or enemy. She later joins the team properly.
  • Ascended Extra: In Yes! 5, she only lends the Pretty Cures her power for their ultimate Finishing Move. In Yes! 5 GoGo, she gains human form and becomes a Pretty Cure.
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: Her human form name is changed to "Rumi" (transcribed as 露米) in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: When first introduced, Milk claims about feigning vulnerability and pity so she gets taken in and fed with free food... and then leave without being noticed, rinse and repeat ("They're all such suckers!"). Though she quickly got over this one.
  • Can't Hold Her Liquor: In Kibou no Chikara Episode 2, Kurumi starts seeing things such as multiple Uraras when drinking alcohol. In the next episode, she downs several glasses of Big Apple (a brandy mixer with apples as the main ingredient) and gets so wasted, Karen has to bring her home.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She often gets jealous when Nozomi gets Coco's attention.
  • Dub Name Change: Her Cure name is changed to Cure Purple in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Easily Elected: At the end of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, Milk declares herself Prime Minister of the Palmier Kingdom, and gains a significant amount of popular support. It's clearly a constitutional monarchy, as not only is she called "prime minister," but the show ends with Coco's marriage to Nozomi and both of them are wearing crowns.
  • Finishing Move: "Blizzard" and "Metal Blizzard". She can only use one Finishing Move per transformation.
  • Florence Nightingale Effect: In episode 34, Karen takes care of a sick Milk, making them become closer. Milk still treasures the memory of Karen nursing her many years later.
  • Flower Motifs: Milky Rose is represented by the blue rose, which symbolizes dreams come true and luck.
  • Flowers of Nature: Since she has flower-based powers, Milky Rose wears a vine-like headdress decorated with a blue rose.
  • Girlish Pigtails: As Milky Rose, a portion of her hair is held up in a pair of twintails. Fitting for her Tsundere traits.
  • Girls Love Chocolate: She really likes chocolate.
  • Late-Arrival Spoiler: In Yes! 5 GoGo, it soon becomes common knowledge that Milk is the new Pretty Cure, Milky Rose.
  • Lazy Alias: In her transformed state, she calls herself Milky Rose yet almost nobody was able to figure out a connection.
  • Mysterious Protector: In her time as being an Aloof Ally, she doesn't let the girls know she's Milky Rose and instead plays the part of a mysterious new Pretty Cure who randomly appears to help them in battle.
  • New Transfer Student: She transfers to the Precure's school.
  • Office Lady: In Otona Precure 23, Kurumi is working as a secretary in a large corporation. Despite her diligence, her Mean Boss always forces her to work overtime. She eventually quits to run for office in the Palmier Kingdom.
  • Petal Power: Milky Rose uses blue rose petals to attack.
  • Pseudo-Romantic Friendship: With Karen. They have a loving and protective relationship. Milk admires Karen for her mature and graceful nature and looks up to her. However, as of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, it could be actually romantic on Milk's part, as she tells Karen that she loves her.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Milky Rose is so powerful that she alone is as strong as the five girls together.
  • Queer Establishing Moment: In episode 3 of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, Kurumi gets drunk off a "Big Apple" and asks Karen to bring her home. After stealing a Lap Pillow, she turns back into Milk and tells Karen that she loves apples so much because she fed her applesauce when she was sick, and that she's never forgotten the taste. Then she says "I love you" (daisuki).
  • Sdrawkcab Name: Kurumi Mimino = Miruku no mimi = Milk's ears.
  • Signature Headgear: Her red bow, which she wears on her head in both her fairy form and her human civilian form.
  • Sixth Ranger: Milky Rose is the sixth teammate of the Pretty Cures and her power is different than theirs.
  • Something about a Rose: While all five Cures have a rose theme in Yes! 5 GoGo, Milky Rose's power consists entirely of roses.
  • Super-Strength: She is much more powerful than any of the five Cures.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: She expresses empathy for Anacondy as she dies, comparing her devotion to Coco and Nuts to Anacondy toward the Director.
  • Trademark Favourite Food: Apples and anything with it as the main ingredient due to the memory of her being fed mashed apples by Karen when she was sick. Kibou no Chikara Episode 3 shows her light up at the sight of a glass of Big Apple and downs several glasses, though she gets utterly sloshed in the process.
  • Tsundere: Harsh type. She's a strict, no-nonsense type of person, but does care about everyone in the team in her own way.
  • Verbal Tic: As Milk, she ends her sentences with "-miru."
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Nozomi. They argue a lot, but they become close friends, eventually.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: She can switch between her fairy form and her human form.


    Coco (Kokoda Kouji) 

Voiced by: Takeshi Kusao (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Coco in Otona PreCure '23
A prince of the Palmier Kingdom who heads off to Earth to find the Pretty Cure to defend his kingdom from the forces of Nightmare. He can assume a human form to get close to the Cures.
  • Abdicate the Throne: Possibly. Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~ ends with his marriage to Nozomi, and both are wearing crowns. But it's unclear how much power he'll have going forward, as Milk has declared herself Prime Minister and the populace has suggested policies for her to enact.
  • Adorable Fluffy Tail: In his fairy form, he has a large, puffy, and round tail.
  • Alliterative Name: His human name is Kokoda Kouji.
  • Almost Kiss: At the end of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, when Nozomi wakes up from a week-long coma, he proposes to her and leans in for The Big Damn Kiss... only for the other Cures to enter her hospital room.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: In the GoGo! movie, he gets brainwashed by Mushiban.
  • Chick Magnet: Girls throw themselves at him, possibly due to this looks.
  • Comes Great Responsibility: "A teacher is for the students! A prince is for the people!" Nuts calls him out on not putting himself first enough.
  • Evil Costume Switch: After he has been Brainwashed.
  • Happily Married: The wedding held at the Palmier Kingdom in episode 12 of Kibou no Chikara is his and Nozomi's.
  • Hot in Human Form: He's super attractive to all he sees in his human form.
  • Hot Teacher: He's considered quite the handsome man in his human form, and he poses as a the Cures' teacher while on Earth.
  • Interspecies Romance: With Nozomi. She's a human and he's a fairy who resembles a fox, but he can take human form.
  • Non-Action Guy: He doesn't do much during the battle against the foes.
  • Prince Charming: Coco, especially in human form, is this. He's of Palmier nobility, he's heroic, kind and courageous... However, he's in the Precure series, so he usually gets stuck in getting blown away by the monsters or needing the Precures (usually Nozomi) to rescue him. Doesn't stop him from trying to stand in the face of danger to protect the Cures and telling the enemy to cease their acts of harm (although it'll usually end up with him getting blown away), which is pretty damn heroic.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: During his brainwashed state, his eyes turn red.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: In their true forms, Coco is the more expressive and energetic Red Oni to Nuts' cooler Blue Oni.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: While he has little in the way of power, everything he does is to restore the Palmier Kingdom.
  • Teacher/Student Romance: Eventually ends up in one with Nozomi, a student at the school where he worked.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: Cream puffs. He loves them so much that he has to do a diet.
  • Uptown Guy: He's the Prince (and later King) of the Palmier Kingdom, but he ends up marrying Nozomi Yumehara, an ordinary schoolteacher.
  • Verbal Tic: As Coco, he ends his sentences with "-coco."
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: He can switch between his fairy form and human form.

    Nuts (Natsu) 

Voiced by: Miyu Irino (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Nuts in Otona PreCure '23
The Palmier Kingdom's second prince who is trapped in the Dream Collet. After being freed, he is initially distrustful of other. However, he warms up to the Yes Pretty Cure 5 team.

    Syrup (Shirou Amai) 

Voiced by: Romi Park (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see Syrup in Otona PreCure '23
A bird-like delivery fairy who is amnesiac and dreams of the Cure Rose Garden. He intends to search for the Rose Pact to gain access to the garden and cure his amnesia.

    Four Rulers 

Voiced by: Yasunori Matsumoto (Japanese / Donuts), Sakiko Tamagawa (Japanese / Montblanc), Kumiko Nishihara (Japanese / Crepe), Mari Adachi (Japanese / Bavarois) Foreign VAs
Left to right: King Donuts, Queen Bavarois, Princess Crepe & King Montblanc
A group of monarchs leading Palmier's surrounding kingdoms possessing a Rose Garden Key each.
  • Big Good: They're rulers who're hierarchically above Coco and Nuts, and dispense advice to Precure.
  • Childhood Marriage Promise: Crepe believes she has this with Coco.
  • Culture Clash: Coco had no clue that sharing food with Crepe counted as a marriage proposal in her culture.
  • The Four Gods: They're based on this legend, with Donuts as the blue dragon, Montblanc as the black turtle, Crepe as the white tiger, and Bavarois as the red phoenix.
  • The Good King: They're all noble and kind-hearted, even if they all have their own troublesome personality quirks.
  • King in the Mountain: They're hidden in Palmin form until Precure find them one by one.
  • Motor Mouth: Everybody finds Bavarois' constant talking annoying.
  • Picky Eater: Montblanc only drinks grape juice.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Noble rulers, help out Precure, agree to recognize Coco and Nuts as rulers if they can prove themselves, etc.


Voiced by: Yuko Minaguchi (Japanese) Foreign VAs
The guardian of the Cure Rose Garden.

Family and Friends


    Yuu & Ai Natsuki 
Rin's younger siblings. They're hyperactive, loud, disruptive, and generally a massive handful to deal with. Rin often gets stuck babysitting them when her mother is out, much to her frustration.
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: They are frequently an annoyance when Rin is trying to get something done or look after the shop, but she still loves them.
  • Genki Girl and Boy: They're so hyperactive they make even Nozomi look sedate.
  • Half-Identical Twins: As twins, they have the same facial structure, hair colour, and eye colour, but can be told apart by their clothes and hairstyles (Ai's hair is slightly longer and fluffier).

    Madoka Akimoto 

Voiced by: Ai Nagano (Japanese) Foreign VAs

Komachi's older sister.
  • Cool Big Sis: Komachi looks up to her and the other girls admire her.
  • Cool Bike: She rides a motorcycle, which just adds to her coolness factor in the girls' eyes.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: Madoka looks almost identical to Komachi, just taller and with straight-cropped hair. People who don't know her frequently mistake her for Komachi.

Karen's manservant (and de facto guardian).



Voiced by: Chie Kashiro (Japanese) Foreign VAs

A kind and cheerful woman who runs the school café. She seems mildly eccentric at first glance, but is often an unexpected source of wisdom.
  • Eccentric Mentor: There's a lot of sound advice buried in among her blithe chatter.
  • King Incognito: None of the students are aware that she's actually the school principal. She prefers it that way, as it lets her hang around with them without her position of authority getting in the way.
  • Out of Focus: Becomes much less prominent in Go! Go!, only appearing once or twice through the whole season.
  • Verbal Tic: For some reason, whenever she mentions a price, she multiplies it by 10,000 (by suffixing it with -man). The students clearly think it's weird, but just roll with it.

    Mika Masuko 

Voiced by: Mari Yamada (Japanese) Foreign VAs

"What the people want to know, I want to know!"
Chief Editor and lead journalist of the school newspaper, Cinq Lumières News. In fact, she's its only journalist, or indeed staff member of any kind. She has a keen ear for news, and a dogged determination to uncover the truth whatever it takes. Unfortunately, these qualities often end up landing her in trouble.
  • Blind Without 'Em: Episode 18 gives us a brief shot of what her vision is like without her glasses on, and it is bad. This does prove useful when the girls need to transform into Pretty Cure in front of her.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: She's an excellent photographer and has a reporter's instinct for news. On the other hand, her editorial judgement is terrible, she gets distracted (usually by Nuts) at the drop of a hat, and her obliviousness to the Cures' true identities would put Golden Age Lois Lane to shame.
  • Club President: Mika is the president of the journalism club and school newspaper. She's also the only club member, since her obsessive personality drove everyone else out.
  • Designated Victim: Whenever Nightmare decide to attack or capture one of the Cures' friends, odds are it'll be Mika.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: She has a thing for Nuts, to the point where she'll immediately forget about whatever other story she's pursuing in order to fawn over him.
  • Friendless Background: Mika has no friends or social circle, since her obsessive nature tends to put people off. Even the other members of the newspaper club all left because they found her impossible to work with. Although she usually hides it, she's really very lonely, and in quiet moments sometimes wonders sadly what it would be like to have friends.
  • Genki Girl: Most of the time she's extremely high-energy, and when she's in pursuit of a story can rival Nozomi for sheer reckless enthusiasm. There are hints, however, that she's something of a Stepford Smiler over her lack of friends.
  • Intrepid Reporter: She sees herself as one. While she has the work ethic, she falls short due to her distractability and questionable judgement of what constitutes actual news.
  • Out of Focus: Mika is a major supporting cast member throughout Yes! Pretty Cure 5, and is a central character in several episodes. However, in Go! Go! she's relegated to two or three brief scenes, and goes dozens of episodes between appearances. Ironically, she features in Go! Go!'s second ending.
  • Punny Name: Intentionally invoked: every time she introduces herself, she insists on pointing out that her name, "Masuko Mika", can be read as "masukomi-ka" — Japanese for "mass communications professional".
  • Self-Applied Nickname: "Masukomi-ka", which she hammily announces whenever she shows up. The only other person to try using it was Nozomi — which just annoyed Mika, since Nozomi derailed her self-introduction in the process.
  • Smart People Wear Glasses: Averted — she isn't dumb, exactly, but she isn't the sharpest tool in the shed either. However, the way she ostentatiously adjusts her glasses when promoting herself suggests that she very much wants to invoke this trope.
  • Worst News Judgment Ever: Whenever she uncovers an actual newsworthy story, odds are she'll end up relegating it to the bottom of the page in favour of promoting one of her pet obsessions.




Voiced by: Nobuyuki Hiyama (Japanese) Foreign VAs

The first villain to appear in the series. Girinma is one of Bunbee's three subordinates. His true form is a humanoid praying mantis. After many defeats, Bunbee gives him the black card which is actually a black Kowaina mask, and despite risking to lose his personality, he puts the mask on it to prove his loyalty and becomes a Kowaina.

  • Animal Motifs: His design is based on a praying mantis.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: He's a villain with a Praying Mantis Animal Motif.
  • Dirty Coward: He doesn't mind ducking out of a pinch and leaving everyone else to suffer.
  • Kick the Dog: He revels in this. Aside from his eventual turning of Urara's mother's memento into a Kowaiina, he usually likes drilling the fact that Nuts' kindness caused the Nightmare to be able to destroy Palmier Kingdom, reasoning with "The one who lets himself get tricked is the wrong one."
  • Mask of Power: He puts the black Kowaina mask on his face and transforms into a huge monster in his finale battle.
  • Never My Fault: It's always the Palmier's Kingdom's fault for being gullible, not unlike him, who... you know... makes people suffer with his acts without considering the side effect?
  • One-Winged Angel: His Black Mask form turns him into a giant spiky Praying Mantis.
  • Undying Loyalty: For his faults, he's damn loyal to the company, something that Kawarino praised.


Voiced by: Akio Suyama (Japanese) Foreign VAs

He's one of Bunbee's subordinates, until he deserts from Nightmare after his first defeat. He always try to get payment from different jobs to buy money, but he never keeps a job. His true form is a humanoid toad. Kawarino tricks him by offering him a high ranked job in Nightmare, but the black Kowaina mask transforms him into a Kowaina.

  • Animal Motifs: His design is based on a toad.
  • Big Eater: He loves a great meal.
  • The Brute: The big guy who goes after the Cures.
  • Dumb Muscle: He's a lazy bum who's strong enough to attack the Cures.
  • Fat Bastard: He's a fat toad who works for Nightmare.
  • Lazy Bum: Unable to get a permanent job due to this. He also coincidentally is a literal bum.
  • Mask of Power: Wears the black Kowaina mask in his final battle.
  • One-Winged Angel: His Black Mask form turns him into a hulking red toad.


Voiced by: Yoko Soumi (Japanese) Foreign VAs

Bunbee's female subordinate, but she doesn't respect him much. Her true form is a humanoid spider. Kawarino gives her the black Kowaina mask to give her a last chance, becoming a Kowaina in the end.


Voiced by: Wataru Takagi (Japanese) Foreign VAs

Bunbee is the boss of Girinma, Gamao and Arachnea. His true form is a humanoid bee. He suffers from his department's failures and he's often criticized by Kawarino. After Gamao deserted Nightmare and Girinma and Arachnea's deaths, his department is disbanded and he becomes the subordinate of the members of the second department. He confronts Kawarino about his sneaky methods, but he's almost killed by him. After the defeat of Nightmare, he joins Eternal in the sequel, working as a subordinate for several villains, but ultimately leaving them and he becomes an ally of the heroines.

  • Animal Motifs: His design is based on a bee.
  • Bad Boss: Started out as this in a minor version. But after Girinma dies, he starts shading away from it, warning Arachnea not to go through what Girinma went through, something that failed. Then ironically, after 'demotion', he got assigned with a lot of BadBosses.
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: His name is changed to "Bubee" in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: His Animal Motif is a Bee, though it doesn't actually crawl over people.
  • Butt-Monkey: Throughout all of his appearances, he often ends up facing hilariously bad events, especially when getting defeated by the cures.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Very proud of who he's working for and will display it.
  • The Dragon: To Kawarino.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy: Bunbee has a harsh and raspy voice, although this is subverted with his eventual Heel–Face Turn.
  • Fangirl: A male version for Cure Dream as of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, with undertones of a crush that can never be reciprocated.
  • Heel–Face Turn: He goes through the Revolving Door twice, but his third Heel–Face Turn was permanent. .. Of course, that didn't stop him from requesting a job in Criasu Corp. As of Otona PreCure '23 he has firmly renounced his Heel status and stays a face.
  • Hopeless Suitor: In Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, he's implied to have developed a crush on Cure Dream, but it's obvious he has no chance with her.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: You can't help but feel sorry as he fell to the wrong management all the time, especially after losing his threat level once Kawarino enters the picture.
  • Lovable Coward: Post Heel–Face Turn he is mostly this, he doesn't want to get involved in any drama caused by Bell or her Shadows, but he also risks himself for the sake of Saki and Mai when he believes they're in trouble.
  • My Card: After his Heel–Face Turn, he now works for a building maintenance company as of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~, as shown when he gives the Cures his business card. His name is written "BUNBEE" in all caps, indicating he uses his real name for business instead of going by an alias.
  • Obviously Evil: His human disguise looks like an extremely shady character, with slicked-back blond hair, beady eyes, Villainous Cheekbones, and always-angry-looking eyebrows that make him look like he's sneering wickedly even when he's just smiling. Post-Heel–Face Turn, however, he's got the Face of a Thug.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: After his division was disbanded, he is quickly overshadowed by his superiors Hadenya, Bloody and Kawarino, especially the latter two. And in the sequel, he's the weakest villain since three other villains have natural One-Winged Angel forms, and three other villains have better abilities.
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner: "Now then, why don't you take a short vacation?" Spoken right before a (non-fatal) drop through a Trap Door.
  • Primary-Color Champion: His color scheme in his true form is red, yellow, and dark blue. Subverted as he's a villain, and then double-subverted when he redeems himself.
  • Remembered I Could Fly: He falls from a roof when Kawarino tries to kill him, but Bunbee can grap a window ledge which "saves" his life, and then he remembers he actually can fly. Nearly 10 years later this is how he is able to evade a group of Shadows attacking him.
  • Sixth Ranger: Defied In Otona PreCure '23 when the Pretty Cure vow that they will get to the bottom of things and stop the shadows, he obnoxiously cuts in to say that he wants no part in it, of course Kurumi snipes back that she never really expected him to help in the first place.
  • Smug Snake: Starts out as this.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: Despite all of the Yes 5! team treating him like The Friend Nobody Likes, Nozomi is relieved when she saves him on time in Otona PreCure '23, showing that she does indeed care about him, while also respectfully addressing him as Bunbee-san; Bunbee blushes and announces that Cure Dream is his favorite after this.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: In Otona PreCure '23 he has firmly renounced his villainous ways and is shown to be an honest worker who genuinely looks after his tenants. In the opening he can be seen laughing alongside one of his coworkers, and during the final battle, HE is the one encouraging others to better themselves, not just for the sake of the Precure but for the sake of the planet.
  • Villainous Friendship: With Scorp of Eternal.


Voiced by: Kazue Komiya (Japanese) Foreign VAs

The female and arrogant member of the second department who enjoys to boss Bunbee around. Her true form is a humanoid bird. After several defeats, Kawarino forces her to wear a black Kowaina mask, becoming a Kowaina herself.


Voiced by: Eiji Maruyama (Japanese) Foreign VAs

A veteran member of the second department who always transforms rooms into Kowainas. He was also Kawarino's previous superior. After several defeats, Kawarino puts a black Kowaina mask on his face and traps him in the darkness, but in the Grand Finale, Bloody comes back and drags Kawarino with him down.


Voiced by: Hiro Yuki (Japanese) Foreign VAs

Kawarino is Desparaiah's secretary, and one of the three core members in the second department. He's sneaky, feels no sympathy to anyone, but the most powerful employee of Nightmare. His true form is a gigantic humanoid chameleon.

  • Animal Motifs: His design is based on a chameleon.
  • Deceptive Disciple: He was once Bloody's henchman.
  • The Dragon: To Despariah.
    • Dragon-in-Chief: Is a much more dangerous and active threat to the Pretty Cure 5 than his boss.
    • The Heavy: He's responsible for the invasion and destruction of the Palmier Kingdom, he manipulates and abuses all other villains, and he's the one who makes Desparaiah's wish coming true. And if the Palmier Kingdom was never destroyed, the Pretty Cure 5 wouldn't even exist.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: When Despariah was contemplating that there's more than despair and prepares a Heel–Face Turn, Kawarino reforms himself and rants on why Despariah won't get into despair again.
  • Evil Sounds Deep: Averted. His voice is so high, you can mistake him for a woman or having a female seiyuu. Even in his true form, his voice is still very high.
  • Eyes Always Shut: Beware if he ever opens them.
  • For the Evulz: He likes spreading despair because he personally likes it.
  • Hope Crusher: He takes delight in crushing hopes and inflicting despair (not that you'll see him laugh in joy for it), even his Nightmare Mask is designed to inflict one. When he saw Desparaiah trying to stop being one, he flips.
  • Identical Stranger: In the epilogue of GoGo!, Bunbee has a lazy employee named Shiri who looks like Kawarino.
  • Karmic Death: He was dragged down to hell by Bloody, whom he previously sent to hell after outliving his usefulness.
  • Lizard Folk: He can change his form to a giant, humanoid chameleon.
  • Meaningful Name: Kawarino is derived from 'Kawaru', meaning 'to change'.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: Maybe if he never revealed the fact that Nightmare's majority of employees are Palmier Kingdom citizens wearing his Despair Mask, just to rub on Coco and Nuts' spirit, then both of them wouldn't have to come a conclusion that they don't need the Dream Collet at all to rebuild the Palmier Kingdom, thus turning the tables against him as it enables them to encourage the citizens to follow the Precures' example of not giving in to despair.
  • Prehensile Tail: He has two of them and uses them for defence and offense. He can even temporarily concetrate his enemies' powers in his tails.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: Sometimes, his eyes glow completely red. In his true form, his eyes are light red instead of white.
  • Softspoken Sadist: Speaks in a very pleasant tone, but there's a reason why he's considered the most evil in Nightmare.
  • Vile Villain, Saccharine Show: Yes! Pretty Cure 5 is totally Lighter and Softer than the previous season? Think Again. Kawarino's pretty much tops the evil department (at least until the sequel comes forth) even Despariah herself. And he's not played for laughs.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Whoever fails constantly is given the Black Card, which turns into a black Kowaiina mask and when put on, will boost their strength, but make them a mindless monster, then get destroyed by the Cures. He also literally gives such a treatment to Bloody.


Voiced by: Kazuko Sugiyama (Japanese) Foreign VAs

Desparaiah is the leader and employer of Nightmare. She's extremely powerful, considering that Kawarino's loyalty to her, and her wish is gaining immortality and eternal youth. She hides her face under a mask until the Dream Collet grants her wish.

  • Barrier Warrior: She can block attacks with a barrier.
  • Big Bad: She's the main villain in Yes!5.
  • Evil Old Folks: It's implied that she's this before she uses the Dream Collet. Most noticeable when she uses the Dream Collet and her mask breaks, her voice stops being as hoarse as when she's still wearing the mask.
  • Foil: While she embodies despair, Nozomi personifies hope.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: As an apology for all the troubles she caused, she let the Cures and Palmier Kingdom citizens to escape while she stayed in the collapsing Nightmare realm, sealing it.
  • Immortality Seeker: She intends to gain eternal life to bring despair to the world.
  • Irony: For all her desire to 'spread despair', she herself is in despair, as she's really fearful to die of old age, thus sought Immortality. This discovery is what led Nozomi to eventually give her a second chance.
  • Malevolent Masked Men: She's the Big Bad wearing a mask that conceals her face.
  • Meaningful Name: Her name sounds an awful lot like 'despair'.
  • Mook Maker: She creates shadow monsters to do the fighting for her.
  • Orcus On Her Throne: Aside of that time she went out to check on the Cures' power, she sits on her throne all day. The Cures has to confront her to the throne to get her get up... a bit.



Voiced by: Takehito Koyasu (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see his human form
An honest but short-tempered member of Eternal and the first general to confront the Pretty Cure.

See Bunbee in Nightmare


Voiced by: Bin Shimada (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see his human form
Another member of Eternal and the third general to confront the Pretty Cure, after Bunbee.


Voiced by: Reiko Suzuki (Japanese) Foreign VAs
A mushroom-themed general who initially retired from Eternal, but got rehired to confront the Pretty Cure.

    Yadokhan & Isohgin 

Voiced by: Kenji Nomura (Japanese / Yadokhan) & Chō (Japanese / Isohgin) Foreign VAs

A pair of generals who serve as Eternal's hunters.

  • The Ace: They are Eternal's best hunters.
  • Animal Motifs: Their monster form is a sea anemone (Isohgin) on a hermit crab (Yadokhan).
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: Their names are changed to "Yado" and "Iso" in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Big Guy, Little Guy: Isohgin is the big guy, Yadokhan is the small guy.
  • Fat and Skinny: Yadokhan is fat, Isohgin is skinny.
  • Fusion Dance: Their true form has them fuse into one monster.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Both of them are very fast and strong. Even as a huge One-Winged Angel. They are also very tough, as they survive Blizzard plus Shooting Star with only a few scratches.
  • Never My Fault: When they are losing against Cure Dream and Milky Rose, Yadokhan gives Isohgin the fault and vice-versa.
  • One-Winged Angel: Unlike the other employees, they don't transform into humanoid monsters. They transform straight into their most powerful form.
  • The Stoic: They're pretty emotionless and speak in a laconic-way.
  • Verbal Tic: Isohgin repeats most of Yadokhan's sentences and mostly end them with "-zo". However, it's an actual word.


Voiced by: Ryōtarō Okiayu (Japanese) Foreign VAs
Click here to see his human form
A cockroach-themed general who is good-looking but cunning.
  • Animal Motifs: His design is based on a cockroach.
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: His name is changed to "Mucardy" in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Blade Below the Shoulder: And he has more on his body.
  • Evil Genius: He uses several traps and tricks to encounter the Pretty Cures, and he even hides his true identity from them.
  • Large Ham: As the MC of 'Five de Chance', he's practically Chewing the Scenery ALL THE TIME, as opposed to his usual calm, soft tone.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain: He came very close in utterly defeating the Precure 5 in his own 'Five de Chance', imprisoning four Cures and locking the last one, Karen, in a game she completely sucks at: Coin Toss. If he didn't yank Karen's hand upwards out of impatience, he probably would've guessed the right heads/tails and be victorious.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: As Mr. Magic. It's obviously Kyousuke Momoi with make-up and a costume. Not to mention that Kyousuke is a magician. But nobody notices it.
  • Professional Butt-Kisser: Easily charms Anacondy. However, with his repeated failures, she eventually becomes colder towards him.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: His human form.
  • Secret Identity: Mr. Magic is Kyousuke Momoi, and Kyousuke is Mucardia.
  • Stage Magician: His 'disguise' day job. He's also capable of doing so for Anacondy to impress her (successfully).
  • The Starscream: Wanted to be the second in command, replacing Anacondy.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: After revealing that Anacondy purposedly hid a letter from Flora to the Director... the latter killed Mucardia


Voiced by: Kaori Yamagata (Japanese) Foreign VAs
A snake-themed general who is Eternal's administrator.
  • Animal Motifs: Her design is based on a snake.
  • Asshole Victim: Sure, she loves the Director. However, when her expression of love is done with such Yandere tendencies (sabotaging the letter meant for the Director by Flora and planning to kill her to remove obstacle between her and the Director), not to mention she just callously turned the Precures into stone... It's kind of hard to feel sorry or sympathetic for her when the Director kills her for outliving her usefulness.
  • Barely-Changed Dub Name: Her name is changed to "Anna" in the Taiwanese Mandarin dub.
  • Cleavage Window: Her true form has her wearing a top with a large cleavage cutout.
  • The Dragon: She serves as the Director's vice executive.
  • Dragon with an Agenda: She doesn't want her boss to reach the Cure Rose Garden because she hates Flora.
  • Four Eyes, Zero Soul: Her human form wears glasses, although she doesn't wear glasses in her true form, and she's a villain.
  • Gorgeous Gorgon: Her true form is a buxom woman with purple snakes for hair.
  • Ignored Enamored Underling: She's in love with her boss, who ignores her feelings and ends up disposing of her once she becomes useless to him.
  • Non-Indicative Name: Despite her name 'Anacondy', she's doesn't have any constricting, squeezing skills like her namesake (Anaconda), but in fact is more modeled on Medusa (whose snake hairs are mostly venomous snakes).
  • Taken for Granite: Her powers mainly consist of petrifying her victims into stones, but it drains her a lot of energy. Even a single Cure is tireing, but she still petrifies all five of them.
  • Yandere: She's in love with the Director and wants to murder Flora in order to have him all to herself.

    The Director 

Voiced by: Shigeru Chiba (Japanese) Foreign VAs

The leader of Eternal who is intent on conquering the worlds to add to his collection.

  • All Take and No Give: When Coco gives him a speech about how it's more important to create things instead of taking them, he replies that he has no interest in such a thing, and all that matters is the preservation of his collection.
  • Animal Motifs: His design is based on a bird.
  • Badass Armfold: He does this when the five Pretty Cures attack him and he just blocks all attacks with a barrier.
  • Big Bad: In Yes!5 GoGo!
  • Establishing Character Moment: While not exactly in his debut, he makes his case of being a nutjob when he personally pays a visit to Nozomi... then proceeds to level down the entire school area because to him, it has no value, and things without value for him are meant to be destroyed. Thank goodness that it was undone due to No Ontological Inertia.
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: He couldn't even take hint that Flora rejected him from the Cure Rose Garden because he's trying to use it for his own desires instead of good things.
  • Evil Overlord: Subverted. He is more a museum director than an overlord.
  • It's All About Me: Things of no value are to be destroyed, but he thinks that only he has the right to assign values to anything.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Kind of. He's known to destroy worlds that that he thinks has no values or treasures. If they do, he'll drain the values by taking away its treasures, and once they ran out of values... Boom.
  • Orcus on His Throne: His chair even floats. Wherever he moves, he's sitting for almost the whole series.
  • Shounen Hair: He looks like a Super Saiyan in his true form.
  • Spam Attack: He can fire Hoshina balls.
  • Sphere of Destruction: A gigantic Hoshina ball.
  • The Stoic: He doesn't show emotion most of the time.
  • Winged Humanoid: He has a pair of wings, and later two pairs.
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Does this to Anacondy, right after she had declared her love to him, no less. In this case, the Director is also pissed that she dared sabotage his efforts to get into the Cure Rose Garden, though he couldn't care less about her reasons and feelings. Beforehand, he delivers a straightforward version to Mucardia... right after he reported about Anacondy's sneaky activities.

Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~


Voiced by: Hiroshi Shimozaki (Japanese)

Creations of Bell, the Big Bad of the sequel series.

  • 2D Visuals, 3D Effects: Uniquely, they're animated fully in CGI, which makes them look completely alien.
  • Animalistic Abomination: In episode 6, four dog-shaped Shadows combine into one much larger one. When that fails to defeat the Cures, Bell overloads the Shadow with the orbs she usually uses to create them. This transforms the giant dog Shadow into a horrifying monstrosity taller than the trees, with three heads that are caught somewhere between a dog, a horse, and a carnivorous dinosaur, several tails, and a fourth Shadow face in its chest. When every Shadow combines into one entity, the result is an enormous Kaiju resembling an echidna with six legs, only its spines are Combat Tentacles, it has many red eyes all around its nose, and it can regenerate from almost any damage.
  • As Long as There Is Evil: The very end of the show has a Sequel Hook where a Jerkass throws a beer can casually into the street. It turns black and sparks with lightning, implying the Shadows may return as long as humans are selfish and indolent.
  • Combat Tentacles: Their Nightmare Hands can be used like these, and the bush Shadows have vines that whip out at the Cures like tentacles. The Shadow Kaiju at the end of the series mainly attacks with tentacle-like spines growing from its back.
  • Dark Is Evil: They're evil shadow monsters born from the selfishness and resignation within humanity's hearts.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: While Bell uses her magic to create them, it's possible for them to act on their own. This proves problematic when she fuses them all together into an enormous Kaiju, which promptly attacks the city she was trying to protect.
  • Feathered Fiend: Some of the Shadows that appear in episode 7 take the form of monstrous birds.
  • Forced Sleep: If a Shadow phases through a person's body or touches their shadow, they'll be forced unconscious and another Shadow will spawn.
  • Fusion Dance: Multiple Shadows can combine together into an enormous Shadow that's stronger than the regular kind. In the end, Bell combines all of the Shadows into one colossal Kaiju, which becomes the Final Boss of the anime.
  • Hand Blast: Shadows can shoot glowing white needles from their hands.
  • Healing Factor: While weaker Shadows die with one blow, the stronger ones can regenerate themselves. The Shadow Kaiju fought at the very end of the anime has such powerful healing abilities that it takes the power of 10 Cures and all the citizens of the town to overcome it.
  • The Heartless: The Shadows are created when Bell's magic touches a human. They're born from the negative emotions of humanity, like resignation and selfishness. And as such, they can be spawned without her involvement, as The Stinger at the very end of the anime implies.
  • Hellhound: Starting in episode 6, Shadows can take the form of a huge dog (roughly 2 meters according to Dark Night Light) with sharp spines along its back. This dog-shaped form isn't the result of turning a dog into a Shadow, though — humans can be turned into these, too.
  • Intangibility: They can phase through people, which has the same effect as touching their shadow. The Cures are still able to Touch the Intangible though.
  • Kaiju: The very last Shadow fought in the series is an enormous monster created from all of Bell's Shadows fused together. It attacks the city indiscriminately.
  • Kill the Lights: When a horde of Shadows appear in episode 2, the lights in the town square all inexplicably shut off. The Kaiju born from all of the Shadows fused into one causes a massive blackout across the entire city.
  • Living Shadow: Monsters born from people's shadows.
  • Missing Reflection: In episode 2, a civilian trying to record the Shadows with his phone finds that they don't show up on camera.
  • Nightmare Hands: In episode 2, Bell controls one of the Shadows remotely to try to grab Cure Dream's shadow with a slew of dark hands.
  • One-Steve Limit: Averted. They share their name with Shadow, the Big Bad of the movie, but they have absolutely nothing to do with him.
  • Plant Mooks: Some of the Shadows appearing in later episodes take the form of a purple bush with red eyes. They attack with tentacle-like vines.
  • Psychological Torment Zone: As shown when one of the Shadows attacks Nozomi, falling under their Forced Sleep sends you into a dreamscape where you are made to relive your mistakes in an effort to get you to succumb to their power. Nozomi being Nozomi, this fails.
  • Purple Is the New Black: They're supposed to be living shadows, but their bodies are mostly purple with some black highlights.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Their main Color Motif is purple, but the orbs of darkness Bell creates to spawn them are pure black, with crimson energy.
  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: They have glowing red eyes, and they're born from the darkness within humanity.
  • Spikes of Villainy: They have spikes on their backs, and they're dangerous beings born from negative emotions.
  • Turned Against Their Masters: The Shadows appear to mindlessly attack everyone in sight without Bell to command them. When they're all fused together, they try to destroy the city indiscriminately, the exact opposite of what Bell was trying to accomplish.
  • The Virus: They reproduce by touching a person's shadow, sending them into a magical sleep and creating a Shadow out of their shadow. In densely populated areas, this makes them incredibly dangerous.
  • Wicked Heart Symbol: They have a large black heart symbol on their chests, broken in two. Of course, this does nothing to diminish how aggressive and antagonistic they are.
  • Zombie Gait: The basic Shadows normally lumber at a snail's pace, and even ordinary humans can outrun them. Subverted when Bell taps into their power remotely, and they attack much faster. Come Episode 6, and Bell can get around this handicap by spawning faster, more dangerous dog-shaped Shadows.


Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa (Japanese)

The antagonist of Power of Hope ~PreCure Full Bloom~. She is an angel who turns humans into Shadows.

  • Angelic Abomination: Nozomi mistakes Bell for a "dark angel" in episode 5 and she is later confirmed to be an actual angel, but the strange Pocket Dimension she inhabits, as well as her ability to summon Shadows, create illusions, and travel through time, all imply something far more eldritch.
  • Anti-Villain: As revealed in episode 11 of Otona Pretty Cure '23, Bell was a guardian to the Cure's hometown well before they were born; she witnessed it grow from a small village to a bustling city full of people, her motivation stems from her desire to protect the town she loves even if it means she has to drive out all the humans living in it.
  • Big Bad: She's the main villain of the sequel.
  • Casting a Shadow: She's able to summon Shadows by using small spiky orbs to infect a person's shadow.
  • Contrasting Sequel Antagonist:
    • Both to her predecessors Desparaiah and the Director from Yes! and Yes!5. While both Desparaiah and the Director have a motif of the past, are leaders of their respective villain organizations and are well-known to the Yes! team, Bell has a motif of the future, works independently and is an unknown villain to them.
    • To George Kurai from HuGtto! Pretty Cure. Both are villains who hailed from a Bad Future, but how they caused it heavily differs. George created Criasu Corporation in order to purge all negative memories from humanity, which was caused after the death of his wife Hana from his own future so he can freeze and stop time within the present. Bell works on her own, whose motivation to go back in time was after her town was destroyed by the effects of climate change, and sees humans as selfish and destructive, using their negative emotions to unleash an attack of Shadows in the same town.
  • Eco-Terrorist: Bell's Shadow attacks on the town turn out to be a desperate attempt on her part to protect it from the effects of climate change.
  • Evil Is Not a Toy: She finds out the hard way that creating The Heartless won't end well for her city when the Shadows, formed into one massive Kaiju, start wrecking buildings and attacking indiscriminately.
  • Excessive Evil Eyeshadow: Has some conspicuous, bright fuchsia eyeliner, and she's the Big Bad.
  • Fallen Angel: She's a dark-winged angel with powers over shadows and darkness who was once the town's Guardian Angel before she learned what the effects of climate change would have on her beloved metropolis. When she learns the error of her ways, her wings and dress both turn white.
  • Fatal Flaw: Refusal to communicate and misanthropy. The former prevents her from explaining her true motivations until the final battle, and the latter gives her a blind hatred of humankind that persists all the way up until her final defeat, refusing until the Pretty Cures can motivate everyone in the city to help them destroy her ultimate Shadow to even consider the possibility that kind and selfless humans exist.
  • For Doom the Bell Tolls: On top of her name literally being Bell, her dark magic rings out from the enormous bell of the city's clock tower. She turns out to be the very Guardian Angel depicted on the bell itself.
  • Gaia's Vengeance: Bell turns out to be the "Gaia's Avenger" subtype. When she learned that anthropogenic climate change would destroy the city she loves and cause the citizens to flee in a mass exodus, Bell concluded that she needed to stop humanity at all costs. She created the Shadows to make them all fall into slumber before they can endanger anyone else.
  • Gold and White Are Divine: After her Heel–Face Turn, Bell has white wings and dress, and gold-yellow horns. She's an angel, specifically the Guardian Angel of the town.
  • Good Costume Switch: After realizing the error of her ways, Bell's wings and dress turn white, and her horns turn golden.
  • Good Wears White: Her Good Costume Switch involves her dress, and her angelic wings, both turning white.
  • Guardian Angel: The guardian of the city, having watched over it since before the devastation of World War II.
  • Hand Blast: In episode 11, she tries to blast the Cures with pink energy attacks from her hands.
  • Hannibal Lecture: In episode 5, Bell turns the tables on Nozomi and Coco, who are trying to find out why she created the Shadows, by transforming into them and preying on their deepest insecurities.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Bell realizes the ramifications of her actions and regrets summoning the Shadows when they attack the city, now acting against her commands. She then has a Good Costume Switch and ascends into the heavens, never to be seen again.
  • Horned Humanoid: She looks like a female humanoid with horns growing from her forehead. If the angel depicted on the clock tower's bell is meant to depict what she originally looked like, Bell likely grew those horns when she became a Fallen Angel.
  • Horns of Villainy: She's the sequel's Big Bad and has horns on her head. While she keeps them after her Heel–Face Turn, she's implied to not have had them before she first went evil.
  • Humans Are Bastards: This is Bell's opinion, after she learns what man-made climate change will do to her beloved town. The Cures eventually change her mind.
  • Knight Templar: Bell is so blinded by her desire to protect the city from climate change that she is willing to endanger civilians with her Shadows and attack the Cures, who want to protect everyone like she does. To her credit, she does eventually come to regret her evil deeds.
  • Lone Wolf Boss: Unlike every other Precure villain (well, unless you count villains from The Movie), Bell isn't connected to a large organization of villains. She's an antagonist all her own.
  • Madden Into Misanthropy: The effects of anthropogenic climate change causing a Bad Future for her beloved town turned Bell into the Fallen Angel she is today.
  • Master of Illusion: Has the power to display illusions with her magic, which is used for dramatic effect when she explains why her Shadows are attacking the city, showing the Cures the destroyed, abandoned ruins of the city after the effects of climate change.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: Her eyes are purely a turquoise blue, helping her appear more unearthly.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: During the fight against the Precure, her Shadow goes on a rampage and begins demolishing the city. Because Bell's goal is ultimately to protect the city, she is horrified that her actions have caused this and immediately regrets it.
  • Pointy Ears: Her ears are elongated and pointed.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Bell's Fatal Flaw, along with misanthropy. She's a Guardian Angel with a wide range of magical abilities, and the elders of her town hold her in high esteem, but her inability to explain her motives outright results in countless Shadow attacks that might never have happened if she just told somebody the city was in danger.
  • Psycho Pink: Has dark pink hair, and her Hand Blast attack has her shooting pink energy at the Cures. She's the Big Bad, of course.
  • The Sacred Darkness: A user of shadow magic, yes, but Bell is actually an angel whose motivation for the Shadow attacks is to avert the catastrophic effects of climate change on the town she has watched for decades.
  • Seeing Through Another's Eyes: As shown in episode 2, Bell can control her Shadows remotely and see the action through their eyes.
  • Selective Enforcement: In theory, turning all of humanity into Shadows might stop climate change from actively worsening. But the scope of Bell's plans is exclusively limited to the city she's meant to protect as its Guardian Angel.
  • Shapeshifter Guilt Trip: Bell can turn herself into a copy of someone else to remind them of their failings and insecurities.
  • Start X to Stop X: Bell wants to keep her city a prosperous paradise and prevent the ravages of climate change from making it impossible to live there. Unfortunately, her idea of how to do this involves summoning hordes of Shadows to attack the populace which, in its ultimate Kaiju form, vaporizes buildings like it's nothing in an indiscriminate attack on said city.
  • Telepathy: She's able to telepathically hear every person's thoughts.
  • Thinking Up Portals: She can see the Cures' actions through a dark portal when she's acting through a Shadow, and she can also summon them to her with similar portals.
  • Time Master: She used her power to travel back in time from a Bad Future marred by climate change, which she now seeks to prevent by any means necessary.
  • Villain Has a Point: Bell isn't wrong that the effects of climate change will cause mass catastrophe and force many to leave their homes, and that it's all humans' fault. But she's still a villain, as her idea of how to stop this is summoning The Heartless to magic everyone in town into a Forced Sleep so they can't pollute her city anymore.
  • Villain No Longer Idle: In episode 5, Bell stops merely summoning Shadows from afar and moves to confront Nozomi and Coco directly.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Her goal is to prevent climate change from causing the town to be abandoned and destroyed, but she goes to extreme lengths like attacking her citizens with Shadows to accomplish this.
  • Wind from Beneath My Wings: When Cure Dream destroys her giant Shadow in episode 5, Bell flaps her wings to buffet her and Coco with a gust of wind and flees.
  • Winged Humanoid: She has a pair of black wings sprouting of her back.

Movie-Exclusive Characters

Yes! Pretty Cure 5 the Movie

    Migirin & Hidarin 

Voiced by: Takuya (Japanese / Migirin), Kazuya (Japanese / Hidarin) Foreign VAs
Migirin (left) and Hidarin (right)
Two teddy bear-like creatures of the Mirror Kingdom.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: They're identical, except their hair curls are of different colors; Migirin's is blue and Hidarin's is green.
  • Theme Twin Naming: In Japanese, "migi" means "right", and "hidari" means "left".

    Dark Pretty Cure 5 

Voiced by: Chinami Nishimura (Japanese / Dark Dream), Miki Nagasawa (Japanese / Dark Rouge) Rie Kugimiya (Japanese / Dark Lemonade), Yuko Minaguchi (Japanese / Dark Mint), Reiko Kiuchi (Japanese / Dark Aqua)

The Evil Knockoff version of the Pretty Cure 5 created by Shadow. Shadow created them by infusing the images of the Pretty Cure onto the Mirror Crystals.

  • Amazing Technicolor Battlefield: Cure Rouge and Dark Rouge fight in an orange starfield with colorful spheres as the only surfaces to stand on, in stark contrast to the more mundane areas where the other four pairs fight.
  • Badass Crew: Though, they fight for themselves, not together.
  • Energy Ball: Dark Mint spams these.
  • Evil Knockoff: They're evil copies of the Pretty Cure 5.
  • Evil Wears Black: They all wear black costumes, in contrast to the heroic Pretty Cures' light-colored outfits.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Dark Dream is the only one who turns good thanks to Cure Dream choosing to befriend her instead of defeating her.
  • Magic Missile Storm: Dark Dream, Rouge, and Mint all spam magical projectiles.
  • Mirror Match: Each Dark Cure has a duel with their counterpart of the Pretty Cure 5.
  • Psycho Rangers: They're dark and antagonistic replicas of the Pretty Cure 5.
  • Quirky Miniboss Squad: They serve as Shadow's minion squad.
  • Super-Scream: Dark Lemonade uses a screaming attack during her Villainous Breakdown. It's powerful enough to bend concrete pillars, but ultimately just leaves her vulnerable to Cure Lemonade's counterattack which finishes her off.
  • Villainous Breakdown: They all go into this at the realization that even with all their power, their existences are empty compared to the Precures' friendship. Only Dark Dream comes out of it with help from Cure Dream. The others get wiped out after launching Desperation Attacks.


Voiced by: Romi Park (Japanese) Foreign VAs

The ruler of the Mirror Kingdom.

  • Ambiguous Gender: It isn't clear whether Shadow is male or female.
  • Big Bad: Shadow is the main villain of the Yes! 5 movie.
  • One-Winged Angel: Turns into a gigantic, monstrous version of himself towards the end.
  • Villain Decay: In DX3, Shadow is resurrected, but this time comically deals with the fairies, who eventually kill him using the Miracle Lights and ''his'' own mirrors!

Yes! Pretty Cure 5 GoGo! The Movie


Voiced by: Taeko Kawata (Japanese) Foreign VAs
The princess of the Desert Kingdom, Chocola is blackmailed by Mushiban into luring the Cures to her home. Once Mushiban exposes himself as The Man Behind the Man, Chocola sides with Nozomi and her friends. She is the daughter of the Desert Queen and the Deuteragonist of the film.
  • Blush Sticker: She sports these on both her cheeks. They highlight her innocent nature.
  • Irony: The one person Mushiban blackmails and manipulates the Cures into luring them to the kingdom end up becoming his own undoing at the end.
  • Little Bit Beastly: Chocola was born with two puppy ears on her head.
  • Princesses Prefer Pink: She's a pink-haired princess wearing a pink dress.
  • Rose-Haired Sweetie: Chocola has pink hair and is a good, gentle person.
  • Spanner in the Works: Despite the aforementioned fact that she was blackmailed by Mushiban to lure the Cures to Dessert Kingdom, Chocola was the one who started throwing a wrench to Mushiban's grand plan to take over the Dessert Kingdom, allowing the Cures to put an end to his terror.
  • Stepford Smiler: During and after being "rescued" from Bunbee Chocola is very cute and fun, even messing with Clingy Jealous Girl Kurumi. However, she was being blackmailed the entire time. After the truth comes out, Chocola no longer has to be this.
  • Token Mini-Moe: Chocola is the youngest character in the film by a while.

    The Dessert Queen 

Voiced by: Mika Doi (Japanese) Foreign VAs
The Queen of the Dessert Kingdom, as her name implies. She was initially presented as the film's Big Bad, but reality she got Brainwashed and Crazy by Mushiban after he showed her respect in order to make her let her guard down. Chocola is able to save her.


Voiced by: Akio Ōtsuka (Japanese) Foreign VAs
A villain intending to conquer the Dessert Kingdom by brainwashing its ruler, Queen Dessert. On his side are his two Co-Dragons Dry and Bitter, who were also brainwashed by him.
  • Anti-Villain: Mushiban is still a villain, but most of it, if not all, stems from his misguided intentions for liking sweets but becomes disillusioned after not getting the satisfaction he wanted from them. It caused him to resort to straight-up manipulation tactics to plan the take over of Dessert Kingdom, all of which soon backfired when the Cures and Chocola put a stop on it. And despite brainwashing Queen Dessert and putting her to sleep, it is revealed that he still respects her since he never aimed his attacks on her. At the end after his Redemption Equals Death moment, he realises his mistake and learns the value of sharing things to others before disappearing for good.
  • Badass Cape: He sports a long black cape to show off his villainy.
  • Batman Gambit: To initiate his plan of taking over Dessert Kingdom over his grudge for sweets, he goes to brainwash the ruler of the kingdom by luring her into a sense of respect so she can put her guard down, before proceeding to brainwash Dry, Bitter and later Coco. But in a sense of irony, Chocola, the person he blackmailed to luring them to the kingdom, is the one who throws a wrench to his perfect plans afterwards when she calls the Yes! Cures for help to save the kingdom and her mother from Mushiban, causing him to go to a last resort move: destroying it. And it also backfires spectacularly on his end when the Cures finally defeated him with Dream's/Shining Dream's Shining Solution move.
  • Beard of Evil: He's the movie's Big Bad and sports a beard.
  • Big Bad: He's the villain of the Yes! 5 GoGo movie, who wants to take over Dessert Kingdom to eat sweets and he does so by brainwashing the kingdom's Queen.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Despite brainwashing Queen Dessert in the past, he never showed overt malice onto her during his attack against Milky Rose, which was evident when he did not aim all of his attacks onto her after she woke up.
  • Laser Blade: He has a lightsaber.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: His goal of luring the Cures with Dry and Bitter's help is that he can turn them to sweets... and eat them afterwards. He then uses Coco to eliminate Dream so he can turn her into chocolate.
  • Purple Is Powerful: He sports purple as part of his outfit and he's the movie's Big Bad.
  • Villain Decay: In DX3, Cure Dream defeats a resurrected Mushiban using her Shooting Star attack.