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Delicious Party Precure Early Thoughts: The Paths to Self-Love Through Food

  The main gimmick of Delicious Party Precure is right in the name: the joy of food. Heroines and their mascots are designed based on rice, bread, and noodles. Villains rob the flavor from dishes by stealing away the spirits that give dishes their brilliance. But more than just an aesthetic flourish, I think this focus on encouraging viewers to eat well might actually be reflective of a more general goal of teaching love and acceptance of both self and others through its positive portrayals of eating and its nonstandard depictions of gender.  Eat Well for Your Own Sake This is not the first time a Precure has put the spotlight on culinary traditions, but with older titles like Kira...

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