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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (TV)

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Alternative title:
Czarnoksiężnik z Krainy Oz (Polish)
De tovenaar van Oz
El Mago de Oz (Spanish)
El Maravilloso Mago de Oz (Spanish)
El Maravilloso Mundo del Mago de Oz (Spanish)
Hakosem Meeretz Utz הקוסם מארץ עוץ
Il mago di Oz (Italian)
Il regno di Oz (Italian)
Im Land des Zauberers von Oz (German)
Le Magicien d'Oz (French)
Oz no Mahou Tsukai (Japanese)
The Wizard of Oz
سالي في بلاد العجائب (Arabic)
オズの魔法使い (Japanese)
綠野仙蹤 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: adventure, fantasy
Plot Summary: A young girl named Dorothy has gone to live with her grandparents on their small farm. One day when Dorothy is left alone in the house a tornado appears. Dorothy fails to get to the basement in time, and the entire house is picked up and transported to a magical land, falling on and killing a wicked witch. There she is informed by a good witch that she must travel to the Capital of Emerald and meet a great magician who may be able to help her find a way home. Along the way she makes some incredible friends and sees many strange and fantastic things.
User Ratings: 43 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Excellent: 7 votes (dub:3, raw:1, sub:1, others:2
1 Indonesian dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
 Very good: 12 votes (dub:3, sub:3, others:6
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Spanish edited dub
1 Indonesian dubbed
1 German dubbed
 Good: 10 votes (dub:4, sub:3, ?:1, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 French dubbed
 Decent: 5 votes (dub:3, others:2
1 French dubbed
1 German dubbed
 So-so: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Weak: 2 votes (?:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 129 users, rank: #4579 (of 9321)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.116 (Good), std. dev.: 2.1044, rank: #3135 (of 9424)
Weighted mean: 7.062 (Good), rank: #3159 (of 9424) (seen all: 7.64 / seen some: 6.60 / won't finish: 2.68)
Bayesian estimate: 7.165 (Good), rank: #2586 (of 7108)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 52
Episode titles: We have 52
1986-09-08 to 1987-07-09 (Italy, Italia 1)
1986-10-06 to 1987-09-28
1988 (Televisa Canal 5)
2002-12-30 (Televisa Canal 5)
2017-10-09 (Colombia)
Opening Theme:
#01: "Searching for a Dream" by the Parachute Club
#1: "Fancy Girl (Fanshii Gaaru ファンシーガール)" by Satoko Yamano
#02: "Listen to Your Heart" by the Parachute Club
#2: "Fancy Girl (New Instrumental Theme)" by K.S. Yoshimura and Takao Naoi
#03: "Taste the Rain" by the Parachute Club
#04: "Close Your Eyes" by the Parachute Club
Ending Theme:
"Maho-no crayon" by Kumiko Osugi & Ema Osugi
Official website:
Links: We have 1
The North American edition had been heavily edited into four 93-minutes "movies." Not to be confused with the movie produced by Toho.
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Complete English Language TV Series Collection (Dub.Blu-ray) 2017-08-29 (from $29.96)
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Complete Japanese Language TV Series (Sub.Blu-ray) 2019-06-25 (from $68.98)
DVD (Region 1)
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Dub.DVD) 2004-06-01 (from $5.15)
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - 4-Volume Gift Set (Dub.DVD) 2004-06-01 (from $17.04)
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - 25th Anniversary Collection (Dub.DVD) 2013-02-26 (from $10.73)
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Complete English Language TV Series Collection (Dub.DVD) 2017-08-29

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Hiroshi Saitō (eps 42-52)
Masaru Tonogouchi (eps 1-41)
Akira Miyazaki (eps 1-26)
Hiroshi Saitō (eps 50-52)
Takafumi Nagamine (eps 27-49)
Fumio Ikeno (ep 3)
Hiroshi Saitō (10 episodes
eps 37-38, 42-43, 45-46, 49-52

Masaharu Endō (ep 1)
Masaru Tonogouchi (eps 2, 6)
Minoru Kibata (ep 26)
Shinichi Tsuji (18 episodes
eps 8-9, 13-14, 17-19, 21-27 odd, 28-30, 32, 36, 39, 41

Tetsuo Yasumi (5 episodes
eps 4-5, 7, 16, 33

Yukio Okazaki (ep 22)
Yutaka Kagawa (eps 12, 34)
Original story: L. Frank Baum
Character Design: Shūichi Seki
Art Director: Mariko Kadono
Animation Director:
Akio Sakai (13 episodes
eps 10, 12, 17, 19, 21, 25, 28, 32, 35, 37, 39, 46, 52

Hisatoshi Motoki (4 episodes
eps 40-41, 45, 50

Jouji Yanase (eps 11, 24)
Masaru Tonogouchi (ep 26)
Minoru Kibata (9 episodes
eps 9, 13, 16, 18, 22, 30, 42, 47, 51

Norio Kaneko (5 episodes
eps 29, 33, 38, 43, 49

Shinya Takahashi (16 episodes
eps 1-6, 8, 15, 20, 23, 27, 31, 34, 36, 44, 48

Yoshishige Kosako (eps 7, 14)
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Furubayashi
Executive producer: Yoshihiro Ōba
Producer: Tetsuro Kumase

Animation: Yôichi Kotabe
Editing: Toshihiko Kojima
Photography: Kazuhiro Furubayashi
Planning: Akira Negoro
Recording: Yasuo Uragami
Setting: Minoru Nishida
Sound Adjustment: Tsuguo Nakatogawa
Sound Effects: Mitsuru Kashiwabara
Theme Song Arrangement:
Seichi Kyoda 
Seiichi Kyōda
Theme Song Composition: Akiko Kosaka
Theme Song Lyrics: Akiko Kosaka
Theme Song Performance:
Ema Ohsugi (ED)
Kumiko Ohsugi (ED)
Satoko Yamano (OP)
Sumi Shimamoto as Dorothy Gale

Aiko Konoshima as Glinda the Good Witch of the South
Chie Kitagawa as Mombi
Eisuke Yoda as Uncle Henry (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 14, 18-19
Haruko Kitahama as Aunt Em (5 episodes
eps 1-2, 14, 18-19
Hikari Akiyama as Jinjur (9 episodes
eps 21-26, 28-30
Hisako Kyouda as Wicked Witch of the West (eps 7-10)
Ichirō Nagai as Cowardly Lion
Jouji Yanami as General Guph (eps 42-50)
Kazuyo Aoki as Jack Pumpkinhead (eps 20-30, 32)
Masako Nozawa as Tip / Princess Ozma
Osamu Saka as The Nome King (eps 36-52)
Seizo Katou as The Great and Powerful Oz (eps 6-7, 13)
Tadao Futami as Wizard of Oz (eps 13-14, 18)
Takuzou Kamiyama as Tin Woodman
Tamio Ohki as Lord Kaliko (eps 37-52)
Yoshito Yasuhara as Scarecrow
Yuji Mitsuya as Tik-Tok (eps 31-41)

Akio Nojima as The Sawhorse (eps 20-22, 27)
Atsuko Mine as Munchkin (eps 1-2)
Bin Shimada as Winkie Soldier (eps 8-9)
Eiko Yamada as The Prince of Ev (eps 38-41)
Eken Mine as Munchkin Husband (ep 2)
Eriko Hara as
Army of Revolt
Paper Doll (ep 44)
Fumi Hirano as Queen of the Field Mice (eps 5, 24)
Gara Takashima as China Princess (ep 16)
Haru Endō as Munchkin Wife (ep 2)
Hitoshi Takagi as Fuddle (ep 44)
Ikuo Nishikawa as Munchkin A (ep 6)
Isamu Tanonaka as Munchkin (eps 1-2)
Junichi Sugawara as
Field Mouse C (ep 5)
Winkie Slave B (eps 9-10)
Junji Chiba as Guardian of the Gates (7 episodes
eps 6, 12-13, 15, 21-22, 28
Kaneta Kimotsuki as
Old Crow (ep 2)
Wheeler (ep 31)
Kazutaka Sekiguchi as Paper Soldier B (ep 44)
Keaton Yamada as Winkie Guard (eps 8-10)
Kenichi Ogata as Winkie Captain (ep 8)
Kenichi Ono as
Paper Soldier A (ep 44)
Kōhei Miyauchi as Nome (ep 16)
Kōichi Kitamura as
Hammer-Head (ep 16)
Wheeler (ep 31)
Kōzō Shioya as Nome
Mahito Tsujimura as
Ball of Fire (ep 7)
Wheeler (ep 31)
Winkie Slave Driver (eps 9-10)
Mari Yokoo as Beautiful Fairy (ep 7)
Masaharu Satō as
Old Man (ep 46)
Rock Giant A (ep 35)
Masako Nozawa as Wicked Witch of the East (ep 3)
Mie Suzuki as Munchkin (eps 1-2)
Minoru Yada as Old Winkie (ep 8)
Mitsuko Tomobe as Good Witch of the North (eps 1-2, 6)
Miyuki Ichijou as Miss Cuttenclip (ep 44)
Naoki Tatsuta as
Field Mouse B (ep 5)
Winkie Slave A (ep 9)
Winkie Soldier C (ep 8)
Naoko Watanabe as Army of Revolt
Osamu Katō as Soldier with the Whiskers
Rihoko Yoshida as
Billina (eps 34, 39, 41)
Jellia Jamb (7 episodes
eps 6-7, 21-22, 42-43, 46

Stork (ep 5)
Rumiko Ukai as Lady Guard (eps 17, 27)
Run Sasaki as Army of Revolt
Ryusei Nakao as Mr Mouse (ep 32)
Sanae Shinohara as Nimmie Amee (ep 3)
Santaro Tsuji as Boss Wolf (ep 7)
Shigeru Chiba as
Boss Crow (ep 8)
Field Mouse A (eps 5, 24-25)
Shigezou Sasaoka as Rock Giant B (ep 35)
Shingo Kanemoto as Winged Monkey (4 episodes
eps 8, 11-12, 14
Sho Hayami as Winkie Soldier (eps 9-10)
Shōzō Iizuka as Hammer-Head (ep 16)
Takeo Ono as Munchkin B (ep 6)
Tetsuo Mizutori as Growleywog (eps 45-49, 51)
Toshiya Ueda as Shadow Monster (ep 7)
Yasuo Muramatsu as Jeweler (ep 46)
Youko Asagami as Princess Langwidere (ep 32)
Yuji Fujishiro as
China Captain (eps 15-16)
Paper Captain (ep 44)
Yukiko Nashiwa as Army of Revolt

Fumio Matsuoka (ep 11)
Hiroko Nishi (ep 10)
Issei Futamata (ep 11)
Kenichi Ono (ep 10)
Kyōko Hamura (eps 15, 22)
Miki Ayazaki (ep 10)
Tadao Futami (ep 10)
Yukiko Nashiwa (eps 12, 16)
Japanese companies
Tokyo 12
TV Tokyo
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Key Animation:
Visual '80 (ep 7)
Music Production: Nippon Columbia
Production Cooperation:
Märchen-Sha (14 episodes
eps 11, 15, 20, 24, 29, 31, 35, 40-41, 44-45, 47-48, 50

Recording Production: Audio Planning U
Recording Studio: APU Studio
English staff
English cast
Director: Tim Reid
Storyboard: Elaine Gasco
Animation Director: Gerald Potterton
Producer: Ronald A. Weinberg

Animation Camera: Ian MacGillivray
Animation Supervisor: Christine Larocque
Assistant Supervision: Freda Robins
Associate producer: Elizabeth Klinck
Director Of Color: Alex Simard
Editing Assistant: Laurent Leclerc
Educational Consultant: Margie Golick
Foley Artist: Lise Wedlock
Music Supervision: Hagood Hardy
Post-Production Supervision: Pierre Michaud
Pre-Mixing: Andre-Gilles Gagne
Production Accounting: Neil Paton
Production Advisor:
Claude Fournier
Dov Zimmer
Production Coordination: Liz Joyce
Production Secretary: Colette Fortin
Recorder: Mike Jones
Supervising Picture Editor: Avdé Chiriaeff
Supervising Sound Editor: Raymond Vermette
Talent Coordination: Monique Bergeron
Technical Producer: Jacques Pettigrew
George Morris as Tin Man
Margot Kidder as Narrator
Morgan Hallet as Dorothy
Neil Shee as Cowardly Lion
Richard Dumont as Scarecrow

A.J. Henderson as
Guardian of the Gates
Adrian Knight as Jack Pumpkinhead
Arthur Grosser as
Head Winged Monkey
Lord Kaliko
Bronwen Mantel as Princess Lulu (ep 32)
Dean Hagopian as General Guph
Jane Woods as Glinda
Kathleen Fee as
Steven Bednarski as
Suzanne Glover as
General Jinjur
Queen of the Field Mice
Walter Massey as Uncle Henry

English companies
Adaptation: Cinar Films Inc.
CTV (Canada)
Family Channel (Canada)
Internet Streaming:
Crunchyroll (via Discotek Media)
Licensed by: Discotek Media
Music Recording: Manta Sound Company
Opticals: The Film Doctor
Public Relations: David Novek Associates
Recording Studio: McLear Place Studios
Sound: Sonolab
French staff
French cast
Theme Song Performance:
Laurie Destal
Richerd Dewitte
Vincent Davy as Magicien d'Oz
Violette Chauveau as Dorothée

Alain Zouvi as Garde de la sorcière du Sud
Anne Caron as Sorcière de l'Ouest
Claudie Verdant as Glinda
Claudine Chatel as Languide
Daniel Lesourd as
Jacques la Lanterne
Daniel Roussel as Gulf
Dyne Mousseau as Tante Emma
Elisabeth Chouvalidzé as Billina la poule bavarde
Flora Balzano as Tic-Tac
Gerard Delmas as Oncle Henry
Jacques Lavallée as Epouvantail
Jaques Lavallée as Epouvantail
Jean Fontaine as Roi des Nomes
Jean-Marie Moncelet as Garde de la cité d'Oz
Laurent Hilling as Bucheron
Madeleine Arseneault as Générale Gingembre
Marie-Christine Barrault as Narratrice
Ronald France as Lion
Sophie Léger as Princesse Ozma
Vincent Davy as Chambellan du roi des Nomes

French companies
La 5 (from 19 September 1987)
M6 (from 1992)
Super Ecran (Quebec)
Distributor: Déclic Images
Dubbing: Studio Sonolab
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Executive producer: Oscar Rodríguez (Transeuropa Video Entertainment TVE)

Screen Inserts: Luis García Vidal (Spain dub)
Erika Araujo as Dorothy Gale (original dub)
Isabel Martiñon as Dorothy Gale (redub)
Marta García as Dorothy Gale (Spain dub)

Aparicio Rivero as Tin Woodman (Spain dub)
Carlos Del Pino as Scarecrow (Spain dub)
Carlos Stevenson as Tin Man (original dub)
César Soto as Lion (redub)
Ernesto Lezama as Scarecrow (redub)
Guillermo Romano as Lion (original dub)
Jesús Brock as Scarecrow (original dub)
Luis González Páramo as Cowardly Lion (Spain dub)
Roberto Mendiola as Tin Man (redub)
Rocío Gallegos as Wicked Witch of the East (original dub)

Angela Villanueva as Auntie Em (redub)
Guadalupe Romero as Auntie Em (original dub)
Jorge Santos as Uncle Henry (redub)
Lourdes Morán as Narrator (redub)
Ricardo Mendoza as Jack (redub)
Victor Mares as Gnome King (original dub)
Victor Mares Jr. as Jack (original dub)

Guadalupe Noel (redub)
Herman Lopez (redub)
María Becerril (original dub)
Spanish companies
Tacho Pistacho (Colombia)
Televisa Canal 5 (*)
TVC (Mexico)
TVE (Spain - from 1988)
Internet Streaming: Tacho Pistacho (Colombia)
Licensed by: Transeuropa (Argentina)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Willy Moser

Assistant Director of Dubbing: Gabriella Rasero
Theme Song Performance: Cristina D'Avena
Rossella Acerbo as Dorothy

Gino Pagnani as Spaventapasseri
Renato Campese as Uomo di latta
Riccardo Garrone as Leone

Anna Teresa Eugeni as
Glinda (1st voice; ep 17)
Claudia Razzi as Glinda (2nd voice; 4 episodes
eps 27-28, 30, 52
Corrado Conforti as Principe di Eb
Dario Ghirardi as Mago di Oz
Elena Magoia as Emma
Flora Carosello as Mombi
Franca Dominici as Emma 
Francesca Palopoli as Strega del Nord
Gastone Pescucci as Tik Tak
Isa Di Marzio as Strega malvagia dell'Ovest
Liliana Jovino as
Bambola di carta (ep 44)
Ragazza zucca
Regina dei topi
Liliana Sorrentino as Principessa Langudia (ep 32)
Manlio Guardabassi as Brandy
Massimo Dapporto as Re degli gnomi
Rita Baldini as Ozma
Sergio Gibello as Enrico
Willy Moser as Contadino (ep 11)
Italian companies
Broadcaster: Italia 1 (from September 1986)
Distributor: MOPS Film
Dubbing: MOPS Film
German staff
German cast
Achim Schülke as Tick Tack
Christian Rudolf as Kongara
Jens Wawrczeck as Vogelscheuche
Reinhilt Schneider as Ginger
Uschi Vogel as Tante Emmy
Verena Wiet as Hexe des Nordens
German companies
Arabic staff
Arabic cast
Assistant Mixage: Tawfik Mal Allah
Dialogue Director: Falah Hashim
Electronic Printing: Abd-Allah Al-Hassani
Language Supervision: Mundhir Al-Shaar
Production manager: Nasr Al-Dine Ahmad
Sound Engineer & Mixage: Abd Al-Aziz Al-Jassmi
Sound Montage: Musaad Al-Mansur
Theme Song Arranged: Hamdi Al-Hariri
Theme Song Composed: Ahmad Abd Al-Krim
Theme Song Lyrics: Falah Hashim
Theme Song Performance: Nesreen
Arabic companies
Broadcaster: Qatar TV (March 1990)
Dutch cast
Dutch staff
Director: Tony Dirne

Casting: Tony Dirne
Coordination: José Stam
Screenplay/Storyboards: Tony Dirne
Theme Song Performance: Jody Pijper
Annelies Balhan as Doortje

Beatrijs Sluyter as Tip/Ozma
Dick Engelbracht as Krakkie Mikkig
Fred Benavente as Droezel
Ger Dirne as Lappie Lapstok
Harry Slinger as Blikken Bas
Hetty Heyting as Heks van het Westen
Huib Rooymans as De Tovenaar van Oz
Jody Pijper as Zangeres Intro liedje
Matilde Santing as A-4tje Pepperpot
Nico Verlinden as Koning van de Kombies
Patty Paff as Mombi
Peter Lüsse as Blikkie Blikmans
Rob Dirne as Hamerteen
Ted de Braak as Pao
Vivian Boelen as Wanda

Dutch companies
BRT (80's)
Kindernet (90's)
Nickelodeon Netherlands
Distributor: Cineclub (VHS)
Re-Recording: J.P.S. Naarden
Tagalog staff
Tagalog cast
Montreal Repuyan as Tinman

Jefferson Utanes as Scarecrow
Tagalog companies
GMA Network (November 30, 2005)
QTV Channel 11 (May 08, 2006)
Polish staff
Polish companies
Broadcaster: TVP2
Polish cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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