lit. "With a Hug! Pretty Cure") is a Japanese magical girl anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is currently the fifteenth incarnation in Izumi Todo's Pretty Cure franchise, officially released to celebrate its 15th anniversary. It is directed by Junichi Sato and Akifumi Zako and written by Fumi Tsubota. It began airing on ANN on February 4, 2018, succeeding Kirakira PreCure a la Mode in its initial timeslot. The series' main theme is destiny, heroism and future goals.