Celebrating all things Cybertronian, Transformers fans will converge on Pasadena, California this weekend, from June 19th – June 22nd to attend the annual BOTCON convention. Publisher of Transformers comics, IDW are doing there part with special art featuring a crossover with My Little Pony. Get a look after the jump.
Lauren Faust, developr of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, executive producer for the first season, and consulting producer for the second, as well as currently the co-producer, story editor and writer for Wander Over Yonder, recently got back on the fan-art horse, treating her Twitter followers to her take on the leads of Howl's Moving Castle. Get a look at the results after the jump.
Yoh Yoshinari, of Gainax, then Trigger, has been a mecha designer/animator for Gurren Lagann and Panty & Stocking, the mastermind of Little Witch Academia, and opening animator and set designer on Kill La Kill, and, he's also apparently a Bronie. In fact, he has a semi-stealth account on Japanese art portal Pixiv dedicated to My Little Pony work. Get a look after the jump.
The announcement was made at March's Tokyo International Anime Fair that a My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is being developed for Pucchigumi, a shoujo magazine that tends to host the manga branches of multimedia franchises. It's now been revealed that Akira Himekawa, the two woman art team best known for their work on Legend of Zelda manga, have been attached to the manga project. This, plus some of the Japanese reaction to MLP after the jump.
Nanamori Middle School Amusement Club, also known as YuruYuri voice actresses Shiori Mikami, Yuka Ōtsubo, Minami Tsuda and Rumi Ookubo, will be singing the second opening theme for the Japanese broadcast of Friendship is Magic. The "Great Big Magical Adventure!" will be featured in a "Nanamori Amusement Club in My Little Pony?" single, set to be released July 31st. Check out the music video after the jump.
The Japanese My Little Pony Twitter feed has announced that the Nanamori Middle School Amusement Club, also known as YuruYuri voice actresses Shiori Mikami, Yuka Ōtsubo, Minami Tsuda and Rumi Ookubo, will be singing the second opening theme for the Japanese broadcast of Friendship is Magic. More after the jump.
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is about to debut on Japanese TV. And as part of the promo push, the show will be given a sugary new ending theme song by idol group HKT48. Get a listen and a look via a short PV after the jump!
HKT48 released their debut single "Suki! Suki! Skip!" today. Three of its songs, "Suki! Suki! Skip!", "Kataomoi no Karaage", and "Ima ga Ichiban" will receive music videos. "Onegai Valentine" will be used in a Ghana chocolate commercial. And, finally, it was announced that "Kataomoi no Karaage" will be used as the end theme for April's Japanese run of My Little Pony. More after the jump.
With this spring's Japanese premiere of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic around the corner, a Monday press conference was held to announce the latest voice cast additions. In January, it was announced that the four Milky Holmes girls were on board for the dub. Now, Miyuki Sawashiro has been presented as the new Twilight Sparkle, while Emiri Kato voices Fluttershy. More after the jump.
A third comedy caper Detective Opera Milky Holmes anime has been slated for summer. Formerly super powered girl detectives Sherlock Shellingford, Nero Yuzurizaki, Hercule Barton and Cordelia Glauca will be joined by the new Kazumi and Alice. Meanwhile, the principal Milky Holmes cast have been revealed to be voicing the main My Little Pony cast in a Japanese dub. More after the jump.
Maybe they're not suitable to wear to a formal Poké-ball, but DeviantArtist nazzara has some certainly eye-catching make-up designs inspired by entries from the Pokédex. Get a look after the jump.
Cartoon Network's DC Nation is back this Saturday with new episodes of Young Justice and Green Lantern, and shorts including Animal Man and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic creator Lauren Faust's SBFF. Also, Thundercats continues with “The Trials of Lion-O (Part Two).” Get a look after the jump.
While "Love & Tolerate... " does feature a pretty regrettable slur, it's hard to pass up a stop motion brawl between a Guncannon and a Zaku, with a rotoscoped My Little Pony flying around. Check out the results after the jump.