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Unico (1981)

Not Rated  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  14 March 1981 (Japan)
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Unico the magical Unicorn is born with incredible powers that make people happy. But that angers some very jealous gods. They order the West Wind to cast the tiny Unicorn into exile and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Katsue Miwa ...
Unico (voice)
Ryouko Kitamiya ...
Night (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama ...
Chao (voice)
Junko Hori ...
Beezle (voice)
Makio Inoue ...
Baron (voice)
Iruka ...
Narrator (voice)
Taeko Nakanishi ...
Elder (voice)
Chieko Baishô ...
West
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Storyline

Unico the magical Unicorn is born with incredible powers that make people happy. But that angers some very jealous gods. They order the West Wind to cast the tiny Unicorn into exile and thus begins Unico's amazing adventures. He's whisked away to the Land of Mist on the Edge of the Earth where he teaches the meaning of friendship to Beezil. The pesky little Devil of Solitude. But Unico cannot stay. He journeys on to meet Katy a sad little kitty who dreams of becoming a witch. When Unico's magic transforms her into a beautiful girl she falls under the spell of a wicked count and a raging demon. Evil and hatred challenge Unico's powers of love. Written by Civonos

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14 March 1981 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

The Fantastic Adventures of Unico  »

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Trivia

Unico also appeared in the Astro Boy manga, as the inspiration for a mechanical unicorn. See more »

Quotes

Devil of Solitude: Who dares to disturb my solitude?
Unico: Oh, there is someone there! Hello, my name is Unico!
Devil of Solitude: Why should I care what your name is? You must leave this place at once.
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Follows Unico: Black Cloud White Feather (1979) See more »

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beautiful

For the longest time, I've lived with the faintest memory of this movie and a deep emotional feeling attached to it, as I was totally moved by the movie when I saw it (at 3 or 4 years old). I was beginning to doubt it had actually been made (although my mother remembers it) as I never heard about it again. I'm glad to have found evidence of it finally! God bless the internet!


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