Well, it finally happened. After months of speculation, leaks, then an official announcement, we’ve now witnessed Twilight Sparkle become an alicorn princess. What did I think of how it was pulled off? Aesthetically not too bad, story-wise exceptionally lifeless and didactic. It was as if the whole “destiny” part was an afterthought compared to the […]
Review: "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Magical Mystery Cure:" You Say Why, I Say "I Don't Know"
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]
Shout! Factory has released new clips from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Pinkie Pie Party, the next DVD release of the Hub’s hit series coming exclusively to Wal-Mart stores on January 29, 2013. The DVD contains five more episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Pinkie Pie Party focusing on Ponyville’s […]
In the twilight of 2010, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic began to get the attention of older, male viewers. While many were skeptical of the show at the time, those viewers would go on to set the foundations for what the fandom – the bronies – would become. No matter what people thought about […]
On January 29th, Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will release MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC – PINKIE PIE PARTY on DVD exclusively at Walmart! MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC – PINKIE PIE PARTY AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT WALMART JANUARY 29, 2013 Los Angeles, CA – Let’s Paaaarrr-ty! My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic – Pinkie […]
Review: "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Adventures in the Crystal Empire" & "Mickey & Donald Have a Farm"
The late, great blues guitar player Albert Collins once said, “Simple music is the hardest music in the world to play. And blues is simple music.” The basics of a 12-bar blues and a minor pentatonic scale are simple, but “simple” does not mean “easy.” There’s a gigantic and somewhat ineffable gap between understanding those […]
The long-awaited My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic from IDW is here, and it’s bringing almost more pony goodness than you can stand. Comic book adaptions of cartoons have always been a natural fit and some of the better comics on the market have used cartoons as their inspiration, from early Disney comics to […]