5 Years of Friendship is Magic [A PMV Retrospective]


Today (October 10th 2015) marks the 5th anniversary of the premiere of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, the fourth generation of the My Little Pony franchise. Spearheaded by Lauren Faust, this latest incarnation drew in many fans, including some that were, at the time, unexpected. You have heard this story plenty of times now, but what came after defined the show’s legacy. Some of these unexpected fans, dubbed “bronies”, created their own fan works to show off to the world, including music, art, and video. The video portion of the fandom was headed by a certain type of creation: the PMV, or Pony Music Video.

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