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Sorcerer Mickey Mouse
Background information
Feature films Fantasia
Fantasia 2000
Mickey's House of Villains
Television programs Mickey Mouse Club
House of Mouse
Video games Fantasia
Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep (in D-link)
Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance (in character)
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Disney INFINITY
Park attractions Mickey's PhilharMagic
Fantasmic!
Starlight Dreams
World of Color
Mickey and the Magical Map
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Animators Fred Moore
Les Clark
Andreas Deja
Voice Walt Disney
Wayne Allwine
Bret Iwan (Disney INFINITY)
Takashi Aoyagi (Japanese)
Performance model
Designer
Inspiration
Honors and awards Mickey Mouse's most famous role
Character information
Full name
Other names Mickey Mouse
Mickey the Sorcerer's Apprentice
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Personality Mischievous, heroic, brave, determined, magical
Appearance Blue Sorcerer's hat, red wizard's robe, blue shorts, and brown slippers
Birthday
Occupation Yen Sid's Apprentice
Alignment Good
Affiliations
Goal To be a great Sorcerer just like his mentor
Home Wherever Mickey lives
Relatives
Pets
Allies Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Daisy Duck, Yen Sid, Magic Brooms, Sora, Riku, Meow Wow, Komory Bat, other Spirits, Aladdin, numerous other Disney characters, guests at the Disney Parks.
Minions Magic Brooms
Enemies Maleficent, Chernabog, Queen Grimhilde, Jafar, Scar, Judge Claude Frollo, Ursula, Hades, Cruella De Vil, Captain Hook, Spellican and other Nightmares, Magic Brooms(formerly)
Likes Magic, getting a magic trick right, succeeding, good dreams
Dislikes Messing up, failing, disappointing his mentor, villains, evil, nightmares
Powers and abilities Magical Abilities
Weapons Sorcerer Hat, The Sword in the Stone, Axe (when trying to stop the over-working broom from pouring too much water into the cauldron)
Fate
Quote "You may think you're so powerful? Well this is my dream!"

Sorcerer Mickey Mouse is the magical form of Mickey Mouse, and his most famous role. Mickey Mouse as a sorcerer first appeared as the main character in the animated 1940 film Fantasia.

History

During the making of Fantasia, audiences were annoyed because Mickey had nothing but good luck unlike his friends Donald Duck and Goofy. When audiences started to ignore Mickey Walt Disney decided to cast him as the main character in the film Fantasia. The plan worked and Mickey once again became popular. Mickey was also given a new design. His circle body was changed into a pear shape and his nose became smaller and fans say Disney made him cuter. Mickey was transformed into a magical character that most people see today.

Appearances

Fantasia

Mickey was working for a sorcerer master named Yen Sid and he was learning how to perform magic and Mickey was doing chores at the time. Mickey was tired just like his master. Yen Sid went to rest and Mickey stole the sorcerer hat and became Sorcerer Mickey. Mickey tried to bring a broom to life to do the chores instead. Mickey fell fast asleep while the broom ended up flooding the entire tower. Mickey tried to stop it but it was to much, Yen Sid came and stop the madness and Mickey was sent to finish his work.

The Mickey Mouse Club

On The Mickey Mouse Club, Mickey would appear as Sorcerer Mickey every Wednesday for "Anything Can Happen Day".

Fantasia 2000

Sorcerer Mickey reappears in the Sorcerer's Apprentice segment added to the sequel Fantasia 2000. Sorcerer Mickey also appears in live-action where he tells Donald it is time for his segment.

House of Mouse

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Sorcerer Mickey in Mickey's House of Villains.
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Sorcerer Mickey makes a few appearances on House of Mouse. In the episode "Mickey and Minnie's Big Vacation", in which he had to save the House of Mouse from a flood caused by Donald Duck and Daisy Duck. In "Goofy For a Day", Mickey arrives in his sorcerer outfit at the opening of the show, telling the audience it's been a busy day.

Mickey's House of Villains

When Jafar, Hades, Captain Hook, Ursula, and Cruella De Vil take over the House of Mouse, Mickey becomes Sorcerer Mickey and battles Jafar in order to take control back. He almost loses the battle when Jafar manages to knock his hat off, but fortunately Aladdin shows up to toss him Jafar's lamp and trap him in it.

Kingdom Hearts series

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep

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In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, Mickey becomes a D-Link for Ventus and Aqua. While using him as a D-Link, they can either create an aerial attack or release magical light bullets to inflict damage on the enemy.

Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance

Sorcerer Mickey has been confirmed to appear in the latest installment in the Fantasia-inspired world, Symphony of Sorcery. Like the Country of the Musketeers world, this world is set during an ambiguously timed period in the past of the Kingdom Hearts Mickey that Sora and Riku interact in while traveling through the Dreaming Worlds. Much of his role in the original segment is reproduced, as are elements of him conducting a magical symphony.

The intro of the game also has animation of him on the bottom screen conducting the music to go with the action above.

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two

Sorcerer Mickey appears as a costume Mickey can change into.

Disney INFINITY

Sorcerer Mickey was announced as a figure at the 2013 D23 Expo and was given away early to attendees, with a regular release set for January 2014. It is currently unknown if the normal version of Mickey will appear in the game.

INFINITY Mickey render

Disney Parks and other live appearances

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Sorcerer Mickey posing for a photo at Hong Kong Disneyland.
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In Disney's Hollywood Studios, Sorcerer Mickey occasionally comes out and takes pictures with guest. He is also the official mascot of the park. Sorcerer Mickey has his own spell card known as "Apprentice Mickey's Broomsticks" in the attraction Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom.

At Disneyland, Sorcerer Mickey is also one of the variants of Mickey one can meet when visiting Mickey's Movie Barn in Mickey's Toontown.

World of Color

Sorcerer Mickey & the Spring Sprite appears during the show's grand finale in the live nighttime water spectacular at Disney California Adventure. Sorcerer Mickey is seen making his own water effects and is the last character seen before the show ends.

Fantasmic!

In Fantasmic!, Mickey takes on the guise of Sorcerer Mickey in the opening and finale of the show in the American versions of the show, and despite promotional material, never fights villains as the Sorcerer (wearing his regular shorts when facing Jafar in the Orlando version, fighting Dragon Maleficent as the Brave Little Tailor).

In the Tokyo DisneySea version, Mickey stays as the Sorcerer throughout the show, battling The Witch's allies after being entrapped in the Magic Mirror. The Sorcerer's Apprentice theme also appears more often in the show's soundtrack. In the finale of this version of the show, Sorcerer Mickey's robes become white and glowing as he controls the fireworks and fountains of the finale.

Mickey's Philharmagic

Sorcerer Mickey's magical hat is the main item in the computer animated short held at Disney's Magic Kingdom and Tokyo Disneyland theme parks. The hat goes into many famous Disney films during some of their most famous Disney musical scenes. During the hat's adventure it is being followed by Donald Duck who is trying to get the hat back before Mickey notices it missing.

Powers and Abilities

Sorcerer Mickey is one of the most powerful characters in the Disney universe. Sorcerer Mickey can bring objects to life, control water and fire, fly, levitate, and more. Sorcerer Mickey most famous ability is the power to control water. Sorcerer Mickey was also shown to control the stars and comets.

Trivia

  • The story artists who developed The Sorcerer's Apprentice originally suggested Dopey from Snow White for the title role, but Disney insisted upon using Mickey.
  • Sorcerer Mickey has been the mascot of Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment from when it started until 2000. The original 1978 VHS covers of movies had him on the front of all of them (taking up most of the box), the 1986 Walt Disney Home Video logo had him in the beginning until 2001 (where it was alternating with the 1991 logo), as well as the 1988 Walt Disney Classics logo until 1994 when the video line ended. He was used on most print advertisements for Disney home entertainment until 2000. Also, on most Disney tapes released from 1996 to 1999, a clip from the first time he puts his sorcerer hat on in Fantasia is shown on a television to advertise upcoming and available Disney videos at the time.
  • Sorcerer Mickey was awarded #4 on Time Magazine's Most Beloved Sorcerers list.
  • In spite of appearing in only one segment in Fantasia, Sorcerer Mickey is marketed as the main protagonist of the film.

Gallery

For pictures and screenshots of Sorcerer Mickey, click here.


Fantasia
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Media: Fantasia | Fantasia 2000 | Who Framed Roger Rabbit | Video game | House of Mouse | Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance | Fantasia: Music Evolved

Shorts: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor | Nutcracker Suite | The Sorcerer's Apprentice | The Rite of Spring | The Pastoral Symphony | Dance of the Hours | Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria | Symphony No. 5 | Pines of Rome | Rhapsody in Blue | Piano Concerto No. 2 | The Carnival of the Animals | Pomp and Circumstance | The Firebird Suite

Shorts from the Unfinished Third Fantasia: Destino | The Little Matchgirl

Characters: Mickey Mouse | Donald Duck | Daisy Duck | Yen Sid | Chernabog | Chernabog's minions | Magic Brooms | Tyrannosaurus Rex | Stegosaurus | Triceratops | Pteranodon | Bacchus | Jacchus | Centaurs | Centaurettes | Melinda | Brudus | Iris | Zeus | Vulcan | Madame Upanova and her ostriches | Hyacinth Hippo and her hippos | Elephanchine and her elephants | Ben Ali Gator and his alligators | Colorful Triangles | Black Triangles | Humpback Whales | Duke | Rachel | Flying John | Killjoy Margaret | Jobless Joe | Tin Soldier | Ballerina | Jack-in-the-Box | Yo Yo Flamingo | Snooty Flamingos | Noah | Spring Sprite | The Elk | Firebird | Mother Pegasus | Sunflower | Boreas | Artemis | Nyx

Interstitial Hosts: Steve Martin | Bette Midler | James Earl Jones | Angela Lansbury

Locations: Yen Sid's tower | Bald Mountain | New York City

Songs: Ave Maria


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