Tag Archives: Katsue Miwa

Morimi Murano – Unico: Maho no shima e aka Unico in the Island of Magic (1983)

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Imagine this: You hear a knock on your door. A thin man wearing an overly large cape glides in. He creates dolls out of wood, and flowers out of people’s heads. Suddenly, he tells you to be quiet, and with an eerie hollow piano stroke, his large haired head slides into frame, typical anime style. Then, a large bubble man appears and turns you into wood. And you are wood. Read More »

Osamu Tezuka – Unico (1981)

This is a fantasy-animated film featuring the adventures of Unico, a Unicorn child. Unico uses magic to make whoever loves him happy. Nishikaze (“nymph of the west wind”) and the kitten named Chao, who wants to be a wizard, are eye-catching characters. “Cat on a broom” and “Lonely Unico” were chosen for this animated film from among many original stories. Read More »