The Baton of the Fighter is the second episode of Rhythmic Pretty Cure.



See RPC02/Text and RPC02/Animation.

Major Events

  • Tsumugi transforms into Cure Clubs for the first time.
  • Rattlesnake, Nikaido Hiroyuki, and Madame Fukuda make their first appearances.
  • The following attacks are used for the first time:
  • Clubs beats the Hebinodoku for the first time.
  • Twirl adds the naginata to his arsenal and starts learning spear martial arts.


  • Tsumugi's full name is revealed in this episode.
  • Tsumugi's family is hinted to be upper middle class in this episode; it's quickly revealed that her mother's inheritance contributed to it.
  • This is the first episode where Tsumugi forces Saeko into a cosplay.
  • This is the first episode where Coach Navarro does something funny.
  • The music that plays when Hitomi and Tsumugi almost get run over is a 1931 instrumental recording of "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight".
  • This episode's Hebinodoku is the first to be actually two monsters: a humanoid abomination that wreaks havoc everywhere it goes, and a comparatively harmless zombie slave who's forced to do a certain activity nonstop via black magic. In order to free the zombie, the original (which bears little resemblance to an actual homo sapiens) must be beaten.
  • This is the first episode where a finisher fails for any reason.
  • This is the first episode where a successful finisher is capped off by a curtsy, as well as one of few episodes where the Cure who performed the finisher curtsies twice (in this case, Cure Clubs curtsies directly to Ribbon as the latter applauds her).


Pretty Cures



Secondary Characters

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