On the very lower level of the Baltimore Convention Center is a large ballroom filled with My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic plushies, prints, toys, statues, comics, cards, clothes and — most importantly — people with a lot of money looking to offload some.
Not enjoying Equestria Girls, the Hasbro animated movie in which My Little Pony characters take on human form, YouTube animator Galaxyart got some friends together and magically made this impressive anime take on the hooves-to-hands motif.
I don't want to be mean here—heck, remember how much fun I had at that one furry party?—but it's difficult to watch this edited footage of a My Little Pony convention concert by Nick Irvin and not be struck by how awkward it is.
Shut down by the lawyer-mans at the beginning of February, the My Little Pony fan-made fighting game still lives. The glum backers and developers of Fighting is Magic may have to go on without using MLP art or characters—but they will have the creator of the current animated series in their corner.
Since the summer of 2011 a small group of fans calling themselves Mane6 have been toiling away at a fighting game based on the cartoon My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Working from a rudimentary knowledge of 2D Fighter Maker 2002, they built the fan project into a phenomenon unto itself. They scouted sound-alike…
You had to figure this wouldn't last. Though some publishers have been willing to strike agreements that allow fan projects to go forward, provided no one sells anything from them, many more don't have the time or the interest in maintaining and monitoring those relationships.
Why can't you escape the colorful cartoon ponies? Over the past two years the rising tide of adult male fans of the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic cartoon have invaded the internet, seeding internet forums, Facebook, YouTube and pop culture conventions with proof of their passion for animated equines. Don't…
The first issue of a comic book based on an animated series is not normally cause for excitement. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is no regular animated series, and its comic book companion is much more than a throwaway cartoon tie-in.
The Brony Reconquista claimed another significant beachhead with this mod for Wargaming.net's World of Tanks. The mod is 5GB large, stuffed with glitter and rainbows and throat-gagging irony. See for yourself in the video above.
I don't care how you feel about grown men and women enjoying a harmless cartoon show, this much passion for anything should be celebrated.