Unicorn Academy

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Unicorn Academy
GenreAdventure
Action
Fantasy
Created byMichelle Lamoreaux
Robert Lamoreaux
Directed byCassi Simonds
Creative directorAlexandra Kavalova
Starring
  • Sara García
  • Sadie Laflamme-Snow
  • Gabriella Kosmidis
  • Kari Wong
  • Kamaia Fairburn
  • Kolton Stewart
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Production
Executive producerLaura Sreebny
ProducersMike G. Moore
Sarah Williams
Running time23 minutes (first episode: 72 min)
Production companiesSpin Master Entertainment
Mainframe Studios
Original release
NetworkNetflix
ReleaseNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02) –
present (present)

Unicorn Academy is a Canadian animated television series co-produced by Spin Master Entertainment and Mainframe Studios. It premiered on Netflix on November 2, 2023.[1][2]

The series is based on the children's book series of the same name written by Julie Sykes and Linda Chapman.[3][4]

Premise[edit]

When a dark force threatens to destroy Unicorn Island, a brave teen and her five schoolmates must rise up to protect their beloved magical academy.

Voice cast[edit]

  • Sara García as Sophia Mendoza
  • Sadie Laflamme-Snow as Ava Banji
  • Gabriella Kosmidis as Isabel Armstrong
  • Kari Wong as Valentina Furi
  • Kamaia Fairburn as Layla Fletcher
  • Kolton Stewart as Rory Carmichael
  • Jennifer Hale as Ravenzella
  • Rosemary Dunsmore as Ms. Evelyn Primrose
  • Paul Van Dyck as Fernakus
  • Monica Rodriguez Know as Marta Mendoza, Sophia's mother
  • Carlos Diaz as Miles Mendoza, Sophia's father and former unicorn rider student
  • Roman Pesino as Marco Mendoza, Sophia's younger brother
  • Ian Ronningen as Ash, Ravenzella's evil ogre henchman
  • Ana Sani as Crimsette, Ravenzella's evil dark sprite henchman
  • Katherine Stewart as Fate Fairies

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [5]
11"Unicorn Academy"Andrew Tan, Florian Wagner, and Cassandra MackayAdam Wilson, Melanie Wilson LaBracio, and Julie SykesNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
At Unicorn Academy, regular teen Sophia has a lot to learn about fantastical creatures, but a dark force threatens to return and destroy unicorn magic.
22"The Hidden Temple"Andrew Tan, Florian Wagner, and Craig GeorgeLila Scott, Julie Sykes, and Michelle LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
While riding the Skyberry Trail, Wildstar gets spooked by grim magic, sending the group racing to a long-forgotten temple full of mysteries and danger.
33"The Race"Andrew Tan, Florian Wagner, and Craig GeorgeHan-Yee Ling, Julie Sykes, and Michelle LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
Miss Primrose accelerates the students' training by sending them to an advanced obstacle course; however, competition may get in the way.
44"The Book of Grim"UnknownKelsey Calaitges and Robert LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
To learn more about grim magic, Sophia, Ava and Layla sneak into the library after hours to borrow a restricted book that proves to be too powerful.
55"Under Starglow Lake"UnknownRobert LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
When grim magic contaminates the academy's water supply, the unicorns risk losing their power unless Sophia can save Starglow Lake with an unlikely ally.
66"The Vision Pool"UnknownRobert LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
Eager to decode the message from the Whispering Willows, Sophia skips party planning to visit the Vision Pool - right after promising Ava she wouldn't.
77"The Broken Gem"UnknownRobert LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
The Sapphires try everything to get Sophia and Ava to stop fighting, but they've got bigger problems, as two dastardly henchmen are after the grimstone.
88"Ravenzella's Revenge"UnknownKelsey Calaitges and Robert LamoreauxNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
As the academy teachers gear up to battle a powerful foe, they forbid their students from leaving the dorms. But one rider doesn't follow the rules.
99"Mended Hearts"UnknownRobert Lamoreaux and Lila ScottNovember 2, 2023 (2023-11-02)
Without the help of their teachers, the students must work together to take on the evil Ravenzella all by themselves. Unicorn Academy depends on it!

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mercedes Milligan (March 2, 2023). "Spin Master Unveils Fantasy-Adventure 'Unicorn Academy'". animationmagazine.net. Retrieved 2024-01-17.
  2. ^ "Parent's guide to Unicorn Academy". commonsensemedia.org. Retrieved 2024-01-14.
  3. ^ Abbey White (June 6, 2023). "Spin Master's president of Entertainment Jen Dodge talks taking Julie Sykes' popular series from book to screen". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved 2024-01-17.
  4. ^ "Post by Mainframe Studios". twitter.com. Retrieved 2024-01-16.
  5. ^ "Shows A-Z - unicorn academy on netflix". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2024-01-17.

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