Oz no Mahoutsukai (1986)


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Oz no Mahoutsukai, The Wizard of Oz
Japanese: オズの魔法使い
English: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 6, 1986 to Sep 28, 1987
Premiered: Fall 1986
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: TV Tokyo
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Panmedia, Meruhensha
Source: Book
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 6.701 (scored by 767767 users)
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Ranked: #51182
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Popularity: #9344
Members: 2,129
Favorites: 9

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Synopsis

Based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900), The Marvelous Land of Oz, Ozma of Oz, and The Emerald City of Oz (1900-1920) by L. Frank Baum (1856-1919).

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Saitou, Hiroshi
Director, Script
Miyazaki, Akira
Script, Storyboard, Screenplay
D'Avena, Cristina
Theme Song Performance
Oosugi, Kumiko
Theme Song Performance


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Opening Theme

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1: "Fancy Girl (ファンシーガール)" by Satoko Yamano
2: "Fancy Girl (New Instrumental Theme)" by K.S. Yoshimura and Takao Naoi
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Ending Theme

"Mahou no Crayon (魔法のクレヨン)" by Kumiko Oosugi, Ema Oosugi



Jun 18, 2010
Pitrocks14 (All reviews)
This little anime series/cartoon comes on THIS network and when I saw it was on my Comcast channel in the early morning, I thought it was the filming of the original Black&White Wizard of Oz. But when I saw it was an animated series based on the books, I definitely decided to go watch it. I always be sad every time I miss it from going to sleep or doing something different so I try to keep in time and set the alarm clock to when the Wizard of Oz comes on and then i go to the channel and watch it. This series was read more
May 28, 2013
Androrunner (All reviews)
I was 6 when I first saw this version of The Wizard of Oz in the 1980s, and at the time I hadn't seen any of the other versions nor even knew it was actually based on a book. Only afterward did I get to find out it was based on a book series0 (which I have never read) and see the Judy Garland version plus the 'Return to Oz' movie released by Disney in the 1980s.

Needless to say my memory is a bit sketchy, however I can remember enjoying this one immensely (my local TV station ran it twice - restarting it as soon read more
Oct 7, 2020
Willy_T (All reviews)
Preliminary
I have to say that I'm watching this anime out of pure and utter nostalgia... I know that I saw it on TV in the 80's cause much of the art of this anime is firmly printed in head as one of the oldest memories I can recall...

This surely caused a big big impression in my 3-4-year-old brain... so much that when I caught a glimpse of some footage of it and was able to recognize it I knew I had to watch it!!! I felt the urge to see those images again...

So.... for the actual review...

The animation is as old as it gets... borderline read more

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