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Oz no Mahoutsukai (1986)

Alternative Titles

English: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Synonyms: Oz no Mahoutsukai, The Wizard of Oz
Japanese: オズの魔法使い


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
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 6.831 (scored by 585 users)
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Ranked: #43312
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Popularity: #8245
Members: 1,396
Favorites: 8
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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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"Mahou no Crayon (魔法のクレヨン)" by Kumiko Oosugi, Ema Oosugi

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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
siegeandc0nquest (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


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