MANILA (November 5, 2020) – The Japan Foundation, Manila is partnering with Animahenasyon PH: The Philippine Animation Festival again this year with an online film screening of Director KON Chiaki’s Happiness Charge Pretty Cure!: Ballerina of the Doll Kingdom (Nov 10, Tuesday, 11:15 am) and Virtual Director’s talk (Nov 10, Tuesday, 12:30 pm). A second online screening of Happiness Charge Pretty Cure! will be held on November 14, Friday, 8:00 pm.
Director KON Chiaki has worked with animation companies such as Studio Deen, J.C. Staff, and Toei Animation. She has been an episode director and storyboard artist of well-known animes such as Bleach, Chihayafuru, Naruto Shippuden, and Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, among others. She has made her debut as a director in 2006 with the anime adaptations of “Higurashi no Naku Koro ni”.
Since then, she has directed various animated films and TV series including TV animation series of “Junjō Romantica” (2008-2015), “Nodame Cantabile” (2008-2010), and “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Season III” (2016). Her latest films, “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie” (Part 1 & 2), are coming in 2021.
Happiness Charge Pretty Cure!: Ballerina of the Doll Kingdom
[ 2014 | 71 min | Science Fiction/Fantasy, Children/Family, Animation, Series | Color ]
The online talk and screening are open to the public/admission are free.
Join the FB Live Talk on November 10, 2020: https://www.facebook.com/AnimahenasyonPH
To watch the screening of Happiness Charge Pretty Cure!: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/prettycure
FREE ACCESS LINK will be made available on the day of the screening. The film can only be accessed from the Philippines.
About the Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation was established in 1972 by special legislation in the Japanese Diet and became an Independent Administrative Institution in October 2003. The mission of the Japan Foundation is to promote international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries. As the 18th overseas office, the Japan Foundation, Manila was founded in 1996, active in three focused areas: Arts and Culture; Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange; Japanese-Language Education Overseas. For more information please visit our website at
www.jfmo.org and Facebook.