The secret of the unicorn.

Legendary creatures, there are hundreds. From the Cyclope to Centaures by passing Charybde and Scylla or the Minotaur, there are all sizes, all colors and obediences. However, if there is a creature who has preserved a cult even in the 21st century, it is the unicorn.

Term borrowed from Italian Alicorno (himself derived from the Unicornis Latin word), it designates, in the West, an animal with a horse corps, a goatworm, split hooves and especially a horn screwed in the middle FRONT.

Mixture of oral and written traditions, it is neither creator of world nor from Greek or Roman mythology and even less related to heroic gestures. As a result, drawing a history of the appearance of the unicorn is eminently complex. It can, however, be assumed that the legend was born from the propensity of the explorers of the time to confuse existing animals with unique horned creatures that have populated the earth as the narwhal, the rhinoceros or a whole bunch of cervids who had A small problem of shooting about their second woods.

It is also necessary to count on human creations either via skeletons modified in Pimp My Ride mode, but with assemblies of different animals, or on bicorne animals which with a little imagination, iron, fire and a lot of barbarism. Find Unicorne.

Imaginary heraldic figure, the unicorn is almost systematically represented of white color (since it is a symbol of purity) and is on many coat of arms such as those of the United Kingdom (the English Lion and the Scottish Unicorn), or those of the city Amiens.

From the nineteenth century, the unicorn will get closer to the "magic horse" by losing his bearded in turn and then his split hooves.

In popular culture, the unicorn people many works.

In literature, it is rather confined to fantastic novels or in any case of fantasy like the world of Narnia, the endless story or Harry Potter while in comic she is a little more discreet although at Hergé on The bow of a boat or at TEZUKA in Unico.

In the cinema, the unicorn is strongly linked to Ridley Scott whatsoever by his appearance in origami and in a daily dream in Blade Runner or the central square of these creatures in Legend who will be his following movie. Also quote the very nice animated film of Serge Elissalde and Solotareff Grégoire: U.

The video game is not left out with various fantasy games that seize this animal (World of Warcraft, Oblivion) ​​but also more surprising proposals like a mount in assassins Creed or the very psychedelic robot Unicorn Attack.

Finally, hard not to evoke this monument of the toy, become a compressor roll that has passed in all the children's rooms, on the small and large screens, game cartridges then CD, smartphone: My Little Pony. Creation of the Hasbro Group in 1983, the series originated three generations and in the first we find the unicorn ponies.

Equine toys always with the Tokidoki Unicorno. Sold in Blind Box, these adorable figurines are happy with young and old with their different series.

And it's not about to stop since we can announce that in a few days we will make several new models available!

Holiday Unicorno Series 2

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Unicorno Series 9

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Unicorno Zodiac

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Ladary x Tokidoki

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Kawaii All Stars

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