A trailer for Eiga Smile! PreCure: ehon no Naka Minna Chiguhagu (Smile PreCure! The Movie: Everyone is All Mixed Up Inside the Picture Book!) has been released ahead of its theatrical debut on the 27th of October.
The five legendary PreCure girls find themselves transported into a picture book and are guided in their journey out by Niko, a girl who lives in fairy tales.
The PreCure anime is popular amongst girls in Japan where it is a massive franchise. The film is directed by Narumi Kuroda who has acted as a directoron the differenttelevision series. Shoji Yonemura (Glass Fleet, Fairy Tale, Smile PreCure!) is writing the script for the film and characters designs come from PreCure franchise veteran Toshie Kawamura. Kozue Komatsu is also aiding Kawamura in character design as well as fulfilling the role of animation director. Chie Satou, another PreCure franchise familiar is handling the art direction.
Voice actors from the PreCure franchise are also reprising their roles and they are joined by Megumi Hayashibara (Rei Ayaname in Evangelion).
Voice Actors: Asami Tano (Akane Hino/Cure Sunny),Chinami Nishimura (Reika Aoki/Cure Beauty), Hisako Kanemoto (Yayoi Kise/Cure Peace), Marina Inoue (Nao Midorikawa/Cure March), Misato Fukuen (Miyuki Hoshizora/Cure Happy), Daisuke Sakaguchi (Pop), Ikue Ohtani (Candy), Megumi Hayashibara (Niko)
Staff: Narumi Kuroda (Director), Shoji Yonemura (Script), Kozue Komatsu, Toshie Kawamura (Character Design), Kozue Komatsu (Animation Director), Chie Satou (Art Director)
Studio: Toei Animation