Oz no Mahoutsukai (TV)

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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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, Meruhensha
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Panmedia
Source: Book
Genres: AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.721 (scored by 996996 users)
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Ranked: #55102
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Popularity: #10169
Members: 2,700
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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
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Miyazaki, Akira
Script, Storyboard, Screenplay
Tsuji, Shinichi
D'Avena, Cristina
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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

Ending Theme

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


Jun 18, 2010
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 ...
May 28, 2013
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 ...
Jan 15, 2024
If you would like a more thorough version than the one you know from TV, then this is for you.
It goes beyond the Yellow brick road and continues the journey of Dorothy.
Going back home a few times but always being compelled to return to Oz.
On the plus side we are introduced to many more characters, as Dorothy travels round the Kingdom.
The Scarecrow is always more or less at Dorothy's side, helping her when needed.
I learned a lot more from this version, having not read any of the Books.
I can not recommend this enough, if you like the Classic's given a Japanese treatment, watch this.

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