They say that “friendship is magic,” and with that in mind, Hasbro – makers of MY LITTLE PONY – celebrated International Friendship day by unveiling what they’re calling their first “brand anthem” for MY LITTLE PONY, titled ‘Through the Eyes of a Friend.’ It’s social experiment that invited parents to hear how their child was doing in school; and surprised them with a report card from their child’s best friend. Check out that video below, but keep scrolling as there’s much more…
In addition the video above, Hasbro also collaborated with SoulPancake for another clip titled ‘Friendship Across the Globe’ – a piece that highlights people of diverse ages and backgrounds around the world retelling the moments they realized they’d made a friend for life and what makes their friend so special to them.
“Friendship transcends age, gender, geography and background,” said Tyla Bucher, VP Franchise Lead, My Little Pony, Hasbro. “As we work to celebrate friendship across every aspect of the MY LITTLE PONY brand, we’re proud to continue to support and celebrate the International Day of Friendship. We hope this program brings people together as they are reminded of how special and important friendship is to everyone around the globe.”
MY LITTLE PONY was also heavily featured this past weekend at events around the globe, and this week new MLP Snapchat filters have rolled out alongside the new collection of MY LITTLE PONY toys inspired by characters and adventures from Lionsgate’s upcoming MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE. The new line of toys and figures features the beloved Mane Six as well as new characters.
In MY LITTLE PONY: THE MOVIE, a new dark force threatens Ponyville, and the Mane Six – Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity – embark on an unforgettable journey beyond Equestria where they meet new friends and exciting challenges on a quest to use the magic of friendship and save their home. The film opens in theaters on October 6 and features an all-star cast with Emily Blunt, Kristin Chenoweth, Liev Schreiber, Michael Peña, Taye Diggs, Uzo Aduba, and Zoe Saldana, and Sia who also performs an original song for the movie.
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