This is a category listing episodes for Star Twinkle Pretty Cure.
|Episode #||Title||Villain||Air Date|
|01|| Kirayaba~☆ Sora ni Kagayaku Kyua Sutā Tanjō!|
Glitterific~☆ Shining In Space, Cure Star Is Born!
|One night when Hikaru was drawing a unique constellation, a mysterious fairy warped into her room! Hikaru couldn't contain her excitement so the next morning, she went out to find this fairy. The fairy who she names Fuwa, finds her but moments later they meet two aliens, Prunce and Lala who were being chased by the Knot Raiders! Everything starts to go south when they go into space and a hole is blown into the side of Lala's rocket, causing Fuwa to get sucked out into space! Filled with determination, Hikaru willingly gets sucked out as well to protect Fuwa from Kappard, which in turn grants her the power to become Cure Star and fight Kappard!
Hikaru transform into Cure Star for the first time.
|02|| Uchū Kara no Otomodachi ☆ Kyua Mirukī Tanjō!|
A Friend From Space ☆ Cure Milky is Born!
|While Lala begins to repair her rocket after the crash landing, Hikaru learns about the importance of being a Pretty Cure. However, secretly, Lala wishes that she could become a Cure like Hikaru did, but the rocket's AI explains that her chances are very slim, until she also reveals that Hikaru had the same chances and ended up receiving them. As the night went on, Hikaru learns more about the customs on Lala's planet, while she introduces Lala to Earth food by giving her onigiri. After learning about the Star Princesses, they are all attacked once again by Kappard and his horde of Knot Rays. Hikaru transforms into Cure Star, but struggles this time. Wanting desperately to protect Fuwa and Cure Star, Lala finally receives her Cure powers, allowing her to become Cure Milky to once again repel Kappard!
Lala transform into Cure Milky for the first time.
|03|| Purikyua Kaisan!? Sutā Purinsesu no Chikara o Sagase☆|
The Pretty Cures are Disbanding!? Search for the Power of the Star Princesses☆
|When Prunce deduces that the mysterious noise pinging from the Star Color Pendant indicates that a Star Princess is nearby, Hikaru goes right ahead to search for it. However, Lala still thinks they should wait until her data analysis confirmed that it was, causing a rift to form between the two. Later, Lala reluctantly goes along with Hikaru to look for the location, trying to hide her's and Prunce's alien identities from the public. They later receive advice from Elena, who works at the flower shop Sonrisa, about how to settle their argument by listening to what the other has to say, but it turns out they didn't heed that advice and eventually continued their squabble. It isn't until Fuwa starts to cry and tells them to please get along that they realize that they were wrong to fight. After a while, they end up discovering a pen that contained a Star Princess's power, but as they go to retrieve it, a Knot Ray swipes it first, and Hikaru and Lala are left with no choice but to battle another Knot Raider, Tenjo, to get it back!
This episode marks the first appearance of Tenjo.
|04|| Chao! Kirameku Egao ☆ Kyua Soreiyu Tanjō!|
Ciao! A Shining Smile ☆ Cure Soleil is Born!
|Hikaru decides to take Lala to school with her, but she has to be careful about revealing her to anybody. As they arrive at school, so does Elena, the girl who helped resolved their argument. She is shown to be extremely popular among her fellow classmates and is very skilled in soccer and gymnastics. After school, Hikaru and Lala decide to visit Elena and her numerous siblings at the flower shop she works at named "Sonrisa". She explains that she loves making people smile, hence the name of the shop. After thanking her for helping, the two Cures head back home when a fleet of Knot Rays attack them. One of the foot soldiers throws a smoke bomb to obscure their sight, making it hard for Star and Milky to defend not only themselves, but Fuwa as well. Elena witnesses the attack and steps in to protect Fuwa, and Elena's determination to protect Fuwa and everyone else's smiles gives her the power to transform into Cure Soleil!
Elena transform into Cure Soleil for the first time and marks the first appearance of Eyeone, Bakenyan and Galogre.
|05|| Himitsu no Henshin ☆ Ojō-sama wa Kyua Serēne!|
A Secret Transformation ☆ The Lady is Cure Selene!
|Madoka, who had seen Lala's antennae and Fuwa, is about to divulge that information to her parents when her father receives a phone call, where he mentions that humans should not sympathize with aliens. The next day, the Cures still try to hide Lala's alien identity as well as Fuwa and Prunce, but that fails when Madoka eventually notices them all throughout the day. This causes a conflict within her because of the family's obligations to reveal any secrets they have, even if it means that Lala and Prunce have to leave Earth if that happens. She tells the Cures that she must tell her father about the aliens' existence, concerning everyone when suddenly they are attacked by Tenjo again and her Knot Rays horde. Madoka tries to escape with Fuwa while the other Cures hold them off, but she accidentally reveals herself to Tenjo, leading her to be pursued. Despite her objections because of her family, Madoka becomes determined to protect Fuwa, allowing her to become the fourth Pretty Cure, Cure Selene!
Madoka transform into Cure Selene for the first time.
|06|| Yami no Imajinēshon!? Dāku Pen Shutsugen!|
Dark Imagination!? The Dark Pen Appears!
|Lala attempts and fails to repair her rocket again, causing her to lash out at her friends. Hikaru then talks Lala into going to an observatory with the others to cheer her up. While there, Ryotaro, who works there, recognizes Lala from when they last met. Later, they go to Ryotaro's study, where he reveals that the stars appear to be dimmer than they usually are, which worries Hikaru. Even later, Lala goes to a planetarium in the observatory where she is shown constellations and told how they could also represent relationships with others. Just then, Lala's Star Color Pendant reacts, indicating there was a Princess Star Color Pen nearby, but they are soon shocked to learn that Eyeone, another Knot Raider, found it first and corrupted it. She then uses it to trap Ryotaro inside a Knot Reiga, making him believe that observatories are a waste of space. The enraged Cures transform to try and defeat it, but the monster is way too powerful! Just as Eyeone is about to declare victory, Milky, after remembering what Ryotaro told her about constellations, comes up with a plan to steal the pen back!|
|07|| Wakuwaku! Roketto Shūri Daisakusen☆|
So Exciting! The Great Rocket Repair Operation☆
|The Cures get ready to finally repair Lala's rocket ship so they can at last go and explore space. However, Hikaru becomes upset when the ship's AI assigns her to do cleanup work, while the other three were given more interesting tasks. After several hours of exhausting work, they all take a break, with Hikaru drawing up a new design and paint job for the ship, which Lala approves of. The girls decorate the ship, but just as they are about to finish, Tenjo appears with her Knot Rays to attack them. The Cures transform to help defend the rocket!|
|08|| Uchū e GO☆ Kenneru Hoshi wa Wandafuru!|
Off to Space we Go ☆ Planet Kennel is Woofderful!
|The Cures land on the bone-shaped planet of Kennel after Fuwa's warping powers send them there because of Elena's Star Color Pendant reacting. There they meet a trio of dog-like aliens named Doggie, Maggie, and Neggie, who almost immediately take offense to them because of their "fur" only being on top of their heads, and hate Prunce even more because he has no fur at all. After learning about such things as the alien dogs' strange greeting, raining bones, and a tonic to help grow hair, the dogs lead the girls to a temple that had a statue with a glowing object known as a "sacred bone", but it is actually another Princess Star Color Pen. Prunce tries to explain that the Cures need it, but they refuse to hand it over, leading Prunce to suggest stealing it, but Elena is hesitant because of how it was considered a special treasure. Soon after, Kappard arrives to try and steal the pen too, leading the Cures to transform and fight. However, because both Prunce and Kappard attempted to steal the pen for different purposes, they are both considered evil in Doggie's eyes!|
|09|| Yūjō no Ringu! Sutā Dōnatsu☆|
Rings of Friendship! Star Donuts☆
|After landing the rocket safely in a new place, Prunce says they need to get donuts from Star Donuts since his donut machine is broken. Madoka has never heard of this place, much to the surprise of the others, causing Madoka to worry about not knowing about it. When she gets home, she bumps into her father, who tells her there have been UFO sightings and that she'll be driven to school until it's confirmed safe. This causes Madoka to become uneasy which is reflected in how she presents herself at school for the next few days. Hikaru notices Madoka's strange behaviour, so together with Lala, she decides to take Madoka to the shopping district in order to give Madoka a breather from her stress-filled life.|
|10|| Kirakkira☆ Wakusei Kumarin e Yōkoso!|
Sparkling☆ Welcome To Planet Kumarin!
|When helping Ryotaro in his observatory, Hikaru learns of Ryotaro's favourite constellation, which is the Southern Cross. This thus inspires Hikaru, in which she finds Lala, Elena, Madoka and Prunce so they can go to space with her as she draws the Southern Cross for Ryotaro. Once in space, Hikaru is disappointed that she cannot find the Southern Cross amongst all the stars but before she can get too upset, her Star Color Pendant lights up and points to Aries, allowing Fuwa to warp the rocket to Kumarin. But also on Kumarin are the Knot Raiders trio, who too are in search of the Princess Star Color Pen.|
|11|| Kagayake ☆ Sazankurosu no Chikara!|
Shine ☆ The Power of Southern Cross!
|Following up on their defeat, Hikaru is feeling upset and blames herself over what happened in their last battle. But before the girls could cheer Hikaru up, they had to run to Ryotaro's observatory to avoid being caught by Fuyuki. However, Fuyuki comes to the observatory to discuss with Ryotaro about the UFO he saw, causing the girls to hide behind some doors. Fuyuki notices their muddy footprints but before he could investigate further, his associate tells him that they saw some flashing lights, which in turn has Fuyuki leave the observatory. After Ryotaro learns about Lala, Prunce and Fuwa, Ryotaro finds Hikaru in the planetarium and cheers her up before going to get her some tea. But at that moment, Hikaru's Star Color Pendant lights up again, leading the girls to their second confrontation with the Knot Raiders trio.
This episode marks the first appearance of Darknest and Twinkle Stick.
|12|| Sayonara Rara!? Eiga Kantoku wa Uchūjin☆|
Farewell Lala!? The Film Director is an Alien☆
|Abraham appears before the girls and Fuyuki, telling Fuyuki that he was there to film a movie and that all of the strange lights and sounds coming from the area were movie magic. The girls play along, telling Fuyuki that they're actresses in Abraham's films. Fuyuki gives them permission to film after learning that the Prime Minister himself is a fan of Abraham. And so the next day comes but before filming commences, the girls learn that Abraham is in fact an alien and if Lala, Fuwa and Prunce want to stay on Earth, then she has to do a convincing job in the film.|
|13|| Rara no Dokidoki Hatsutōkō☆|
Lala's Heart-Pounding First Day at School☆
|After deciding that she wants to go to school, Lala receives her school uniform and meets Hikaru at the front of her rocket. At school, Lala has a difficult time fitting in, making numerous mistakes, like sitting at the wrong desk, not understanding science, running in the hallways and not even knowing how to mop up the floor. This has Lala decide to take her A.I glove to school on her second day, so she can do everything right and not bring Hikaru, Elena and Madoka down. However, Hikaru and the others don't like this fake version of Lala so on the weekend, they take her to school to show her how everyone likes Lala just the way she is.|
|14|| Egao de Pāti! Kazoku no Sonrissa☆|
笑顔 de パーティ！家族のソンリッサ☆
The Smile Party! The Family's Sonrisa☆
|The Cures decide to visit the flower shop Sonrisa, where Elena lives, and they meet her father, a Mexican man named Carlos, and her mother, a Japanese woman named Kaede, along with the previously encountered siblings. Carlos and Kaede met when the latter was on a business trip to Mexico and the two fell in love and got married, settling down in Japan where they raised their family. During their visit, the other girls learn more about the family's Mexican heritage and how they love to dance and sing. However, the second oldest child, Touma, lashes out at them for being so weird and he runs away from home, leading Elena and the others to go search for him. While they do, Lala ends up finding him, while Elena discovers that another Princess Star Color Pen is nearby.|
|15|| Otakara Sōdatsu! Uchū Kaitō Sanjō☆|
The Treasure Scramble! The Space Phantom Thief is Coming☆
|Upon learning of the location of another Princess Star Color Pen, the team head to the planet of Zeni to find it. Along the way, the Cures learn about a popular idol named Mao, whom Prunce appears to have a crush on, even to the point of forgetting their mission. They then learn that the pen is being auctioned off, and they couldn't let just anybody in, plus security was high because of a phantom thief named Blue Cat. Then, Mao herself arrives and is able to get the group into the auction hall thanks to her cuteness. As the auction wore on, the Cures are able to win everyone over thanks to the Star Donuts, but before they can claim the pen, it is stolen by Blue Cat! The girls go up to investigate and end up finding Mao, who appears to be hiding a surprising secret...|
|16|| Mezase Yūshō☆ Madoka no Ichiya!|
Aim For the Championship☆ Madoka's One Arrow!
|Madoka has qualified for the finals in an archery competition, hoping to win to make up for everything she had been putting her father through as of late. However, there had been word that there was a talented up-and-comer who may prove to be a challenge for Madoka. On the day of competition, Madoka and the newcomer, a first-year middle school student named Yumika Nasu, do excellently in their respective rounds, resulting in both of them making it to the finals. When Madoka encounters Yumika though, the latter tells her that the cheers from her friends are just distractions. This causes Madoka to start to lose her concentration, ultimately resulting in her aim slipping and the arrow landing outside the target. With her and Yumika now having to do a run-off round, Madoka starts growing even more concerned...|
|17|| Teki? Mikata? Burū Kyatto no Sagashi Mono☆|
Enemy? Friend? The Thing Blue Cat is Looking For☆
|The team had back to the planet Zeni when another Princess Star Color Pen is discovered. As they make their way to its location, they run into Blue Cat again, who is trying to pull off a heist herself. They soon learn that both the pen and Blue Cat's target is Drums' mansion, so they have no choice but to work together to get what they need, though Prunce is reluctant because of her deception. Drums, who is also after the Cures' pens, finds out about their arrival and has them go through many traps and obstacles to get to where the treasure is. Working together, they eventually are able to reach Drums' lair, where the pen is kept under a glass dome and there are also treasures from the destroyed planet of Rainbow. Blue Cat is fascinated by those treasures and gets ready to steal them away, when Drums appears, determined to destroy her plans.|
|18|| Tsukame Shin Rensai ☆ Okāsan no Manga Michi!|
Grasp the New Serial ☆ My Mom's Manga Way!
|Hikaru's mother Terumi is an aspiring manga artist and is ecstatic when she is chosen to create a manga for a popular magazine. However, she struggles to come up with an idea to work on. Hikaru decides to help Terumi out along with her friends, and soon she comes up with a character based on Lala after being inspired by the latter saying "~lun". Unfortunately, the editor says that readers aren't interested in anything sci-fic or fantasy-related, so Terumi is left with no choice but to write a more romantic-themed manga revolving around doctors. Still, Hikaru and her friends help her whenever they could. As Terumi works on the manga, Hikaru remembers the manga her mother created for her and how her mother comforted her after she was bullied for it. The big day comes and Terumi's manga is published, but something is wrong...|
|19|| Niji no Hoshi e ☆ Burū Kyatto no Himitsu!|
To the Rainbow Planet ☆ Blue Cat's Secret!
|The Cures travel to space again, this time landing on Planet Rainbow, which they already know had its people turned to stone and its treasures pilfered. They have learned that another Princess Star Color Pen had been located there, and as they look, they find the petrified people of Rainbow, who were all cat people. Soon after, they end up finding what turned out to be Blue Cat's secret hideout that kept most of the planet's treasures. However, the team is discovered by Eyeone and Bakenyan, who want the pen for themselves. The Cures transform, but are quickly subdued by the duo and Eyeone even threatens to turn Fuwa into a Knot Reiga. Before she could though, Bakenyan takes the fairy out of her hands, confusing everyone. Fuwa then suddenly recognizes his scent, and everyone is shocked to learn about Bakenyan's secret!|
|20|| Ginga ni Hikaru ☆ Kyua Kosumo Tanjō!|
Shining in the Galaxy ☆ Cure Cosmo is Born!
|After Blue Cat steals their Princess Star Color Pens and kidnaps Fuwa, the Cures give chase in hopes of getting them back. Once they do find Blue Cat, they fight against her, but she evades their attempts of getting through to her and uses her perfume to turn into Cure Star in hopes of contacting the Star Princesses. The Cures follow her to her hideout and try to reason with her, but she is still determined to use the power of the pens and Fuwa, but when trying to escape, the smoke bomb she throws strikes one of her petrified friends. It is then that she remembers how she escaped Rainbow while watching helplessly as everyone was turned to stone, and she soon reveals to the Cures her true form, all the while recounting the tragic tale of her past and why she took on her various guises.|
|21|| Niji-iro no Supekutoru ☆ Kyua Kosumo no Chikara!|
The Rainbow-Colored Spectrum ☆ Cure Cosmo's Power!
|With her newfound powers, Cure Cosmo is able to temporarily take down Eyeone, who had turned herself into a Knot Reiga. Just then, Darknest's shadow appears and starts to strengthen Eyeone, along with Kappard and the Knot Ray. The other Cures transform to help out, but the battle still proved to be as tough as the last one. Even after Cure Star finally takes back the Aries Princess Star Color Pen from the Knot Raiders, it is still not enough to defeat Eyeone. Meanwhile, inside the Knot Reiga, Eyeone begins to suffer as Darknest slowly takes over her mind...
This episode marks the first appearance of Rainbow Perfume.
|22|| Okaeri, Otōsan! Hoshina-Ke no Tanabata☆|
Welcome Back, Dad! The Hoshina Family's Tanabata☆
|Today is Tanabata, and not only is it Lala's birthday, but it's also the day that Hikaru's father, Yoichi, returns to visit his family after researching aliens and cryptids around the world. Naturally, Yoichi is fascinated by Fuwa, Prunce, and Lala, but he also promises to keep them a secret among him, Hikaru, and her friends. When they visit Hikaru's grandparents though, Haruyoshi is rather distant. Lala soon learns from Hikaru that Yoichi returns only once a year because of his travels, which he embarked on after he quit his former job as a university professor and received encouragement from Hikaru to pursue his research. Meanwhile, Haruyoshi is still concerned that he raised Yoichi wrong, which causes him to become a target for Tenjo...|
|23|| Fuwa ga Ippai!? Fuwa ☆ Panikku!|
Lots of Fuwas!? The Fuwa ☆ Panic!
|The Cures throw a welcome party for Uni on Lala's rocket after she mostly evaded them over the past couple of days. When Uni shows them the cookies she lived off of, Fuwa eats one of them, which appears to upset her stomach because of the catnip and causes her to hiccup. Now everytime she hiccuped, multiples copies of her appear, and the more she does it, the more clones of Fuwa appear and start overtaking the ship. The Cures quickly learn that feeding them causes the copies to disappear, but they keep appearing faster than they go away. The group of Fuwas soon begin to make their way through town, and the Cures have to find them all and feed them, along with the original Fuwa, before they cause trouble, or worse, get noticed by the Knot Raiders.|
|24|| Kokoro Tokasu! Aisunō Sei no Ensōkai☆|
Melting Hearts! The Concert On Planet Icesnow☆
|After learning the location of the next Princess Star Color Pen, the Cures head to the icy planet of Icesnow. There, they meet a snowman alien named Yukio, who occasionally uses the pen as a replacement for his nose, but he refuses to hand it over. They soon after meet another alien named Irma, whom Yukio always tries to make smile, but she doesn't want to. The Cures at first show Yukio the fun things they can do in the snow before they head into a concert room where they can play on the icicles, which gives them another idea to try and attempt to cheer Irma up. During the concert though, Madoka, who keeps remembering an unfulfilling win at a piano recital, concentrates more on playing perfect than having fun. Uni, however, helps her loosen up and have fun by singing, which Madoka does, but after the performance, a distraught Irma runs off...|
|25|| Manten no Hoshi Matsuri ☆ Yuni no Omoide|
The Whole Starry Sky Festival ☆ Uni's Memories
|It is the Summer Festival, and Uni is at first annoyed of it because of the noises, but Hikaru and the others drag her out and insist it will be fun, so she puts on a yukata and reluctant goes with them. Throughout the festival, Uni draws the attention of Sakurako and Tatsunori, the latter of whom accidentally offends her with a nickname. While the others play games and enjoy themselves, Uni remains disinterested for the most part, until she sees a poster with a fireworks display drawn on it, and she starts to have flashbacks of a similar festival held on her old home of Planet Rainbow, which results in her leaving to be on her own. This concerns Lala, who decides to follow Uni to find out what is bothering her.|
|26|| Nazo no Shinnyūsha!? Kyōfu no Pajama Pāti☆|
The Mysterious Invader!? The Pajama Party of Terror☆
|While enjoying the fireworks at the Summer Festival, Lala receives a transmission from her brother Lolo, telling her he located a Princess Star Color Pen on Saman, her home planet. Lala planned on going to Saman herself to help Lolo, but Hikaru suggested that the others come with her because of summer vacation, and Abraham agrees to cover for them. The next day, the girls pack up and start to head to Saman, but Fuwa is too tired to warp them there, sending them to a different part of space and the rocket landing on a different planet. Seeing Fuwa asleep gives Hikaru an idea: to have a pajama party so everyone can rest. Once everyone is in their night clothes, they all watch a scary movie and soon after start talking about their lives and families, which intrigues Lala and Uni. Just then, they overhear somebody sobbing, and soon notice that an intruder snuck onboard the rocket...|
|27|| Umi no Hoshi! Ningyo ni Natte Sūisui☆|
The Ocean Planet! Becom a Mermaid and Swim Swim☆
|In order to repair the rocket, the girls must head to Yanyan's planet of Pururun. However, the planet's core is surrounded by water, which means they have to swim to it to reach it. While Prunce continues to push the rocket toward the core, the girls are given special pearls by Yanyan that can change them into whatever they want, and Hikaru chooses to become a mermaid. The others follow suit, turning into mermaids themselves and swimming around. However, after a while, the effect of the pearl starts to wear off and the girls have to quickly reach the core before they turn back into humans. To make matters worse, Eyeone, having changed Uni's spaceship into a robot, is on her way, wanting her revenge on Cure Cosmo for deceiving her.|
|28|| Moyase Hāto! Shokunin Furea to Roketto Shūri☆|
The Burning Heart! The Craftsman Flare and Rocket Repair
|The girls finally arrive at Pururun's core and immediately go look for Flare, the technician who could help repair the rocket. In order to do so, he requests that Elena and Madoka help move the bellows to increase the power of his flames, because they appear to be the strongest. The two girls get to moving them while the others fed Flare, but just as Flare is at his highest power, Elena and Madoka begin to tire out and slow down. Because they completely stop out of exhaustion, Flare failed the repair the rocket, much to everyone's dismay, and to make matters worse, it begins to rain, forcing everyone to take shelter until it passed. After learning about how Flare help his home planet for Pururun, Elena and Madoka begin to argue...|
|29|| Tadaima ~run ☆ Wakusei Samān no Yūutsu|
I'm Home ~lun: The Planet Saman's Melancholy
|The girls finally land on Lala's home planet of Saman, but Lala herself looks oddly upset. They all soon learn that the entire planet is ruled by a Mother AI, which controls practically everything, even assigning its citizens roles. After meeting a scientist named Kuku, the girls go to see about Lala's family and are greeted by Toppa, the leader of the Starscape Association. Lala's family then arrives, and Toppa awards Lolo with a badge for his efforts in finding the Princess Star Color Pen and learning about the Pretty Cure. Lala soon introduces her family to her friends, but soon starts feeling inadequate when they mention how much more successful Lolo is, with the others soon learning that Lala is at the lowest rank of investigating, only being in charge of debris and garbage. They all also learn that the Starscape Association is interested in forming an alliance with the Pretty Cure, which leaves Lala to wonder whether or not to reveal her identity as one of them in hopes of having her family appreciate her more.|
|30|| Rara no Omoi to AI no Kimochi☆|
Lala's Thought and AI's Feelings
|Because of a misunderstanding, Lala has been accused of stealing the Princess Star Color Pen, and with the Mother AI ordering she and her friends to be captured, they had no choice but to go on the run and hide. Once they manage to escape from the roaming cameras, Lala overhears her family on one of the screens, telling her to come out so they can explain what is going on. Then suddenly, the Mother AI starts acting strange and beings to act erratic, the reason being that Eyeone has located Saman and has hacked into the AI to send the planet into chaos. When her family become quickly exhausted because of their reliance on the AI, Lala quickly comes to their rescue, but in turn this leaves her and her friends wide open, as Eyeone orders them all to be captured! Now all tied up thanks to the compromised AI, the girls are left with no choice but to watch as Eyeone once again attempts to enact revenge on Uni. Just as Uni is about to struck by a hoverboard, the rocket quickly flies in and shields her from the hit, leaving Lala horrified...|
|31|| Mamorinuke! Saigo no Purinsesu no Pen☆|
Protect At All Costs! The Last Princess Pen
|The Cures return to Earth, but not without being pursued by the Starscape Association and its leader, Toppa. When they all arrive, Toppa tries to convince the Cures to join the association, but they all decline the invitation because of their busy lives. He then invites Hikaru to his spaceship in hopes of convincing her to join. As they arrive in space, he tells her about he had tried and failed many times to preserve the universe's light and wanted the Pretty Cures to join to help him try again. Just then, they are attacked by Galogre, another servant of Darknest, and Hikaru is left with no choice but to duel against him on the moon. During the battle, Star is easily defeated, all the while the final Princess Star Color Pen is seen floating in space, and Galogre takes it...|
|32|| Kasanaru Omoi☆ Ara tana Imajinēshon no Chikara|
Overlapping Thoughts: The New Power of Imagination
|Fuwa has now become a unicorn thanks to the power of the Princess Star Color Pens, and the princesses tell the Cures that she must continue to grow. As the Cures continue to play with her, they are once again attacked by Galogre, whose power was restored after their previous battle. He captures Fuwa and the Cures transform to rescue her, but like in that last battle, he manages to defeat them easily. He then reveals how his home planet was destroyed by a black hole, which resulted in him joining the Knot Raiders along with Kappard and Tenjo. It was because of that event that Galogre has the belief that trying to protect something would often result in failure. However, the Cures are still determined to protect Fuwa no matter what.
This episode marks the first appearance of Shiny Twinkle Pen.
|33|| Fuwa no Ketsui! Otetsudai Daisakusen☆|
Fuwa's Determination! The Great Lend a Hand Operation
|During their last visit to the Star Palace, the Cures learn about the "Twinkle Imagination" that they have to obtain to truly save the universe from darkness. This results in Fuwa, whose budding maturity has caused her to become more curious, becoming eager to find it. However, the Cures, who are all mostly busy with school work now that they are back from summer break, cannot find the time to be with Fuwa to help her out, which causes her to become impatient and interfere with Hikaru and Lala's homework as well as surprising Madoka during a student council meeting. After school is over, they all scold Fuwa for acting selfish when they all had their own commitments, which in turn causes her to run away.|
|34|| Tsunagaru Kimochi☆ Erena to Sapoten Seijin!|
Connected Feelings: Elena and the Saboten Alien!
|The girls learn from Abraham that an alien named Saboro will be landing on Earth to inspect it. When their ship lands, the girls are surprised to learn that they do not talk and seemed to only communicate through movement. While the other Cures struggled to figure out what Saboro wanted, Elena is able to deduce that they needed water so she leads Saboro to the lake, and they enjoy it. She then proceeds to try and get Saboro more acquainted on Earth in hopes of successfully becoming able to communicate with them. The group then take a visit to Sonrisa to show Saboro around. At one point, Elena picks a flower to give to Saboro, but when they see her pluck the flower, they appear to become angry and immediately left. Elena then becomes confused as to why they did that and starts to worry about the way she communicated with them. As Saboro leaves, Elena still feels regret while Prunce worries that relations between the Earth and the Starscape Association would be ruined.|
|35|| Hikaru ga Seitokaichō!? Kirayaba Senkyo Batoru☆|
Hikaru is the Student Council President!? The Glitterific Election Battle
|Madoka's term as Student Council president is coming to an end, and she suggests that Hikaru should enter the race against Sakurako. While she is surprised at first, Hikaru decides to enter it, with her and Lala campaigning across the school. However, Hikaru begins to act more like Madoka in hopes of garnering support from others. Meanwhile, Sakurako wonders about everything she has planned for the school if she is elected, but fears her snobbish attitude would jeopardize her chances of winning, which makes her a prime target for Kappard. Also, Hikaru ends up finding a notebook that Sakurako dropped detailing her ideas to improve the school, causing Hikaru to reconsider running.|
|36|| Burū Kyatto Futatabi! Niji-iro no Kokoro☆|
Blue Cat Return! The Rainbow-Colored Heart
|Uni discovers that a ring made of ore from Planet Rainbow is in Don Octo's, a space mafia boss's, possession. Still wanting to return her planet's treasures, Uni decides to take up her old Blue Cat persona to steal it back. Despite objections from the others, Hikaru in particular, Uni goes through with it, landing on the planet of Zeni. Meanwhile, a novice space police officer named Mary Anne is given the task to arrest Blue Cat. The Cures are all able to sneak into Don Octo's hideout and Blue Cat successfully steals the ring, only for her to be confronted by Mary Anne. After a brief scuffle, Don Octo finds out about the ring being stolen, which leads to both Blue Cat and Mary Anne being caught.|
|37|| Yūma de Yūshō! Harouin Kasō Kontesuto☆|
Winning with UMA! The Halloween Costume Contest
|It is Halloween, and Hikaru and Lala's class decides to enter the Mihoshi Town costume contest, with all of them deciding to dress up as different UMAs, or cryptids. Elena at first dressed as a flower with the rest of her family before joining Madoka and Uni, the latter of whom went as her normal Rainbownian form, as a cat. As the contest went on, a wandering Kappard keeps remembering what had happened to his home planet, which had been attacked and drained of its water, as well as the different aliens arguing with each other. When he arrives in town, he is confused at all the dressed-up humans and takes notice of two of them arguing, which reminded him of what he had seen in the past. After taking the couple's imagination, Kappard attempts to attack when he is stopped again by the Cures, who pretend to be a group called "Mihoshi Stars" to lure him away from the townsfolk.|
|38|| Kagayake! Yuni no Tuinkuru Imajinēshon☆|
Shining! Uni's Twinkle Imagination
|The Cures are still not sure what the Twinkle Imagination is, so they travel to Planet Uranain in hopes to finding some answers. There, they meet the fortune teller Hakenyan, who is an old friend of Uni's. She learns about something known as the "Star of Destiny" and wants to find out about it as soon as possible, so Uni and Hakenyan travel further into the planet where he tells her to focus more on her surroundings. Meanwhile, Eyeone discovers that the Cures are on Uranain and prepares to attack. She then finds Uni and Hakenyan, with Uni transforming into Cure Cosmo to fight her. During the battle, Eyeone's past is revealed and how she ended up joining the Knot Raiders.|
|39|| Erena Dai Pinchi! Tenjō Sensei no Wana!|
Elena is in a Big Trouble! Teacher Tenjo's Trap!
|Elena is chosen to represent the school in an English essay contest. Hoping to get closer to the Cures, Tenjo, after finding out about the contest herself, uses a disguise pearl to turn into a human guest teacher named Jo Tengu. She gets the school's attention during the assembly, but Madoka becomes suspicious. Elena, impressed by Jo's speech, approaches her and shows her around the school, causing some unpleasant memories to resurface for Tenjo. Wanting to do the same to Elena, Jo learns from Elena the subject of her speech, which is about how smiles connect people. However, Jo tries to get Elena to remember anything painful that had happened in her life, causing Elena to remember when she was younger when she felt lonely because she felt different from her peers. Jo hopes that Elena's inner pain would weaken her resolve and her smile, making her more vulnearable...|
|40|| Barechatta!? Ni nen San gumi no Uchūjin☆|
The Identity is Exposed!? The Alien in Class 3, Grade 2
|Thanks to a tip, Fuyuki was able to find out about Lala, Prunce, and Fuwa. After a failed attempt by Hikaru and Abraham to clear her friend's name, Fuyuki next approaches Sakurako about it. The next day, Lala's classmates start to act strangely around her, ignoring her during gym class and Tatsunori acting up near her when the class cleaned the classroom. Hikaru then questions the class at the end of the day as to what they are doing, and Sakurako answers that Fuyuki told her about Lala being an alien and remembered the strange things that happened around Lala, namely when they were targeted by the Knot Raiders. When Lala overhears that her classmates have become afraid and hateful towards her, she runs off crying, with Hikaru following her...|
|41|| Tsuki yo Kagayake ☆ Madoka no Ippo!|
Moon, Shining: Madoka's One Step!
|It is time for Madoka to pass her student council president duties to Sakurako, but it is also time for Madoka to decide whether or not to go study abroad in London. She begins to have her doubts about it, but Fuyuki tells her that she can rely on him like he relies on his boss, who tells him to deny his mistakes. The next day, Madoka becomes concerned about the whole ordeal because she feels that she only has to rely on others to make her decisions instead of making them on her own, but Elena assures her that she can if she really wants to. Just then, Galogre appears and attacks the Cures, defeating them easily, but Selene holds her ground against him. As she continues to fight Galogre, she realizes something...|
|42|| Egao no Mayoi, Erena no Mayoi.|
Bewilderment of Smile, Elena's Bewilderment.
|During a parent-teacher conference, Elena starts to worry about her future when she becomes unsure of what she wants to do with it, and that is to attend a local high school to stay close to and help her family. This causes her mother, Kaede, to worry about her as well. She explains her situation to Madoka, who recently chose to decide on things on her own, and Madoka tells her to think about it herself, as Elena had helped her with her own decision. Just then, while heading back home, Kaede is targeted by Tenjo and is turned into a Knot Ray. When Elena finds out, she becomes shaken, learning that her mother has suspected that her smile wasn't genuine and was not sure why, which affects Elena's abilities to fight back.|
|43|| Egao e no Omoi ☆ Tenjō tai Erena!|
Feelings to Smile: Tenjo vs. Elena!
|The Cures arrive on the planet of Guten in hopes of finding the necessary technology to locate the Knot Raiders' base at the Starscape Association's request. There, they learn that this was also Tenjo's home planet, with many of its inhabitants possessing long noses and shunning those whose have short ones. Elena, who is still reeling from the previous battle, becomes separated from the others and she is targeted by Tenjo, but the other Cures arrive before things got worse. They all transform to battle against her, and during that fight, Star knocks off Tenjo's mask, revealing that she actually has a short nose. The Cures then learn about Tenjo's past, where she was isolated from the others because of her short nose. Recalling her tortured past angered Tenjo to the point where she transformed herself into a giant Knot Ray...`|
|44|| Sapura~izu ☆ Santa-san wa Uchūjin!?|
Surpr～ise: The Santa Claus is an Alien!?
|It is Christmas time and the Cures are having a party in the rocket when Abraham contacts them about an emergency. Just then, a mysterious ship crash lands near them, revealing Alien Santa. Not only is his reindeer robot damaged, but also another robot that helps deliver everybody's presents. Upon learning this, the Cures agree to help him with delivering the presents. Using Fuwa's warping abilities, they successfully deliver them all in time. As they continue to fly through the sky, the girls discuss their futures, with Elena deciding that she will be an interpreter like her mother. However as they fly past the moon, Darknest suddenly appears to capture Fuwa!|
|45|| Kagayaku Kirakira Boshi ☆ Hikaru no Imajinēshon!|
The Twinkling Star: Hikaru's Imagination!
|As the only one on the team who has not unlocked her Twinkle Imagination yet, Hikaru feels like she is being left behind, as the others also contemplate their futures. While Lala chats with her classmates, Hikaru decides to go off on her own during a rainy day. As she walks, Hikaru finds the conservatory and learn that there will be a winter class about constellations. As she helps Ryotaro prepare for the class, she recalls when she first attended the class when she was younger and how her family represented the Summer Triangle. Hikaru then talks about how she feels something is wrong with her to Ryotaro because of how she feels left behind, but he tells her that is fine for her to feel that way sometimes. After staying a little while longer, Hikaru walks back to rejoin her friends when Kappard arrives to battle against her. Hikaru then transforms into Cure Star to fight, but Kappard uses his own twisted imagination to power himself up.|
|46|| Dākunesuto Kōrin! Sutā Paresu no Kōbō|
Darknest Descends! Battle at Star Palace
|All five Cures have now unlocked their Twinkle Imagination, so they, along with Fuwa and Prunce, are sent to the Star Palace to help the Star Princesses bring peace and light to the universe once and for all. However, before the ritual begins, Darknest arrives and the Knot Raiders attack the palace. The Cures then transform to battle them and defend the universe. However, equipped with a special armor powered by their twisted imaginations, the Knot Raiders are able to quickly defeat the Cures. Soon after, the Starscape Association joins the fight to protect the Star Palace, but Star intervenes and tries to convince both sides to stop fighting. Just as things calmed down though, the armor reacts once again, twisting the Knot Raiders' imaginations even further and allowing them to destroy the barrier and damage the palace. In addition to that, Darknest reveals her true identity - Ophiuchus, the 13th Star Princess - and explains how she plans to wipe out the universe!|
|47|| Fuwa wo Sukue! Kieyuku Uchū to Ōinaru Yami!|
Save Fuwa! The Universe Disappears Within the Great Darkness!
|Back at the Starscape Association's base, nurses tend to the Knot Raiders' wounds after they were purified by the Cures as they all head to the Knot Raiders' planet. Meanwhile, Ophiuchus prepares to complete a ritual of her own: to erase the universe from existence, explaining to Fuwa that she is merely a vessel for the Princesses' powers and she plans on transferring her twisted powers into Fuwa so she could help wipe the universe out, much to Fuwa's shock. While on the way to the planet, the Cures continue to reconcile with the Knot Raiders, who now want to help them stop Ophiuchus from carrying out her plan and to save Fuwa. They all soon arrive at the palace before the ritual can begin, with the Cures learning more about Fuwa's origins and how they have their powers.|
|48|| Omoi o Kasanete! Yami o Terasu Kibō no Hoshi☆|
Overlapping Thoughts! The Star of Hope Shines Through The Darkness
|Fuwa has sacrified herself and the Cures' powers to try and defeat Ophiuchus. Unfortunately, much to everyone's horror, especially Hikaru's, Ophiuchus miraculously survived the attack due to the Cures' conflicting feelings about leaving Fuwa. The Cures attempt to transform and fight her again, but they cannot because Fuwa took their powers with her, leaving them to watch helplessly as Ophiuchus triumphantly covers the entire universe in darkness. Within the darkness, Hikaru floats hopelessly by herself, devastated that she couldn't protect Fuwa or anyone else. Just then, thanks to Lala's antenna and the Star Pendant's remaining power, she is able to find her other four teammates. The Twinkle Book then flips open to reveal the Fuwa constellation Hikaru drew, making her realize that Fuwa and the universe are still there in their hearts, and that their own imaginations can help recover their power. Now with her resolve renewed, Hikaru leads the other Cures to help restore the universe, with them transforming straight into their Twinkle Style forms to face off against Ophiuchus once and for all.|
|49|| Uchū ni Egakou! Watashi Dake no Imajinēshon☆|
Draw it Into the Universe! My Own Imagination!
|A month has passed since the Cures saved the universe from Ophiuchus' darkness, and Hikaru still misses Lala and Uni, who have returned to their respective planets. One day though, Lala's rocket lands back on Earth, along with Uni, Fuwa, and Prunce, much to Hikaru's, as well as Elena and Madoka's, delight. They have returned to Earth because a prototype Knot Ray mask floated into the portal Hikaru and the others went through and they had to go look for it. Meanwhile, Hikaru's father Yoichi was speaking with Fuyuki when he discovers the mask and puts it on the wrong way, inadvertently turning him into a giant Knot Ray. Hikaru and the others find out and transform one last time to save him, with the help of another mysterious Cure...|