The Wonderful Galaxy of Oz is a 1992 animated film based off of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The film is a condensed version of the 26-episode anime Space Oz no Bouken (Adventures of Space Oz).
In the year 2060, an 8-year old girl named Dorothy Gale and her genetically enhanced dog Talk-Talk are mysteriously swept off their planet of New Kansas. The duo end up in the mysterious galaxy of Oz.
This film provides examples of:
- Adaptation Dye-Job: Toto is brown instead of black.
- Adaptation Name Change:
- The Wicked Witch of the West is named "Gloomhilda".
- The Wizard of Oz is a professor named "Dr. Oz".
- Recycled In Space: The series is the Land of Oz franchise as a sci-fi anime.
- Setting Update: The series is set in the mid-21st century instead of in the early 20th century.
- Youthful Freckles: Dorothy is depicted as a youthful girl with freckles.