'My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic' is an American and Canadian animated television series developed by Lauren Faust. The series is inspired by the popular Hasbro toy line My Little Pony and it has been on air since October of 2010.
Of course, My Little Pony is a toy franchise aimed at young girls, but which has also proven to be incredibly popular with teenagers and grown ups! The toys date back to the nineteen eighties and over the years they have achieved cult status and have accumulated thousands of fans of all ages. The animated series takes advantage of the toys' popularity and has had a great deal of success in doing so.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is set in the fictional land of Equestria which is populated by Unicorns and Pegasus. The lead character is a unicorn named Twilight Sparkle who is sent to Ponyville in order to improve her social skills. In each episode Twilight Sparkle studies the magic of friendship as she sets out on various adventures with her new found friends.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is incredibly popular and it currently has a rating of 7.8 out of 10 on IMDB and a very impressive 9.2 out of 10 on TV.com. The series is pulling in millions of viewers and has attracted multiple award nominations over the years – many of which have come to fruition as wins. The series has had mostly favourable reviews from critics and has been named one of TV Guide's top sixty animated shows of all time. The series has an average viewership of approximately 4 million per episode
You are likely to find My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic entertaining if you are a fan of Monster High, My Little Pony: Equestria Girls, Star Vs The Forces of Evil or Steven Universe.