Unico in the Island of Magic (1983)
"Uniko: Mahô no shima e" (original title)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Fantasy  |  16 July 1983 (Japan)
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The lovable Unico the Unicorn still sought after by jealous gods. Is taken to the forest by the West Wind and forgets everything from his earlier fantastic adventure. Unico wonders ... See full summary »



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Credited cast:
Katsue Miwa ...
Unico (voice)
Iruka ...
Narrator (voice)
Chieko Baishô ...
West Wind (voice)
Sumi Shimamoto ...
Sheri (voice)
Fujio Tokita ...
Kuruku (voice)
Shûichi Ikeda ...
Tolby (voice)
Ichirô Nagai ...
Yamaneko (voice)
Noriko Tsukase ...
Marusu (voice)
Ryûji Saikachi ...
Trojan Horse (voice)
Kazuo Harada ...
Sheri's Father (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anick Faris ...
Sheri (English version)
Toby / Young Spinx (voice)
Rob Roy ...
Kuruku (English dub)
West Wind (voice)


The lovable Unico the Unicorn still sought after by jealous gods. Is taken to the forest by the West Wind and forgets everything from his earlier fantastic adventure. Unico wonders aimlessly into the deep forest and finds Melvin Magnificat a cranky cat that thinks he is the big boss of the forest. Unico also runs into Cheri a young girl who finds and then cares for Unico. Toby a wannabe magician, Lord Kuruku a powerful magician that has a grudge against the human race, and many more new characters. Written by Civonos

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Release Date:

16 July 1983 (Japan)  »

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Unico in the Island of Magic  »

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Produced by the Sanrio company the same company that produces Hello Kitty. Hello Kitty characters can be found hidden in some scenes of the movie. See more »


Kuruku: Now you have nowhere to run, you four legged glue pot!
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I love this movie
12 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

My mom gave me a lot of the video tapes she recorded for me when I was very little. I still have this rare gem (on the same tape as Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer). I also have the first Unico movie. Seeing it as an adult gives you a different perspective of it. I loved it as a child and now I watch it with my kids. If you are reading this I hope you can find it. It is a very dark movie. I also think it had a great storyline. Kuruku is positively evil. He really scared me when I was little. I also love Mel (where can I get some of those earphones?) and the little sphinx thing. If you can find this movie and you like animation, treat yourself.

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