Judging by the headlines this morning there seems to be little fanfare in connection with this past weekend’s release of My Little Pony: Rainbow Rocks into theaters in the United States and Canada. A Google search will yield only a handful of reviews for the movie. Why is this? Rainbow Rocks doesn’t seem to have generated the excitement that Equestria Girls did last year when it was released? Regardless of whether you liked the concept–it did raise a fair amount of press/backlash that was aimed toward Hasbro. This isn’t the case with Rainbow Rocks. It’s like no-one has noticed online that the movie has come out? Ignoring this thought for a second..The reviews for the movie are wonderful! The… Read more »
According to a poll done by the UK website Gone Digging, My Little Pony was named the favorite childhood toy above any others from the ’80s, ’90s, or ’00s. The website claims that over 3,000 men and women were polled about their favorite childhood toys and 67% of them reported My Little Pony. According to the poll, Transformers didn’t even make the list. With 67% of the voting going to My Little Pony, the remainder went to Glow Worms, Pogo Balls, The Care Bears and the Electronic Pet (WTF!?!?!) The video game dance pad got a mention too. Strange Days. The survey was conducted here: http://www.gonedigging.co.uk.
Well, maybe…. Yes, there is a National Toy Hall of Fame situated in update New York and on November 6th of this year the Hall of Fame will announce their annual inductees. “All of these toys have been around for some time, ” says Patricia Hogan, curator of toys and dolls at the private museum…”They are not a passing fad and are well known, well remembered, and well revered.” Those inducted into the Hall Of Fame on 2013 include the Rubber Duck and the game of Chess. With last years’s inductees known it seems a bit out of left field that the nominees this year would include My Little Pony and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Who votes to get the… Read more »
It appears that My Little Pony has gone Superhero from what we see below in the sneak preview pages from 2014 MLP Annual released a few days ago online. Written by Ted Anderson, and drawn and colored by Ben Bates and Heather Breckel, the MLP Annual 2014 is slated for release on September 24, 2014.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic has been airing on The Hub Network thanks to the geniuses over at Hasbro. However, Hasbro has decided that they will be stepping back away from The Hub Network. Does this mean anything for the future of My Little Pony? Ah, no, not really. Hasbro will retain a piece of the pony pie and will control a amount of the programming schedule. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic isn’t going anywhere. Rest assured ponies. So why is Hasbro pulling up and going home? The Hub Network is owned by Discovery Communications Inc, and when Hasbro partnered up with Discovery/Hub the idea behind the union was to make Discovery a force in the children’s television market…. Read more »
A company called SpaceLab9 and Hasbro Studios have teamed up together to release a best of the music from My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic onto a vinyl picture disc LP. The picture disc will be sold in two different variants which will include a ‘Princess Celestia’ and ‘Princess Luna’ on each separately. Although the core twelve tracks on the picture disc will remain the same on both variants, each version will include two exclusive bonus tracks and completely unique artwork. Featuring music composed by Daniel Ingram, the My Little Pony picture disc will feature the Brony favorite songs as “The Gala Song”, “Love in Bloom”, “Becoming Popular” and several other jams from the the Hub Network series.