lit. "Glittering Pretty Cure à la Mode"), shortened as PreAla (プリアラ PuriAra)[note 1] is a 2017 Japanese magical girl anime series produced by Toei Animation and the fourteenth installment in Izumi Todo's Pretty Cure metaseries. It is directed by Kohei Kureta and Yukio Kaizawa and written by Jin Tanaka with character design by Marie Ino and anime cake and sweets designs are handled by pâtissière Junko Fukuda.[1] The series began airing on all All-Nippon News Network stations in Japan on February 5, 2017, succeeding Maho Girls PreCure! in its initial timeslot.[2] It was then succeeded by Hugtto! PreCure on February 4, 2018. The series's main theme is desserts and animals.