Hello everyone, and today I’m bringing you not with a PMV, but an animation. A really touchy one too. Focusing on Lyra (my second favorite background pony) as the main focus in this animation, along with a small filly. Well… it’s better to watch the video then me explaining about the story. But anyways, it starts all normal and then funny, and then at the end I was like “Awwwww!!” Great animation by Agrol, really liked it!
Tonight for the Sunday Classics Showcase, I wanted to talk about something that’s fascinated me for a long time: and that’s the power we have as a community to change what is true about the thing that brings us together. Specifically, the way we can take unassuming background characters, the purpose of whom is to fill up space in the scene and make it look more lively, and give them their own stories, their own motivations, their own LIVES. Nearly everybody in the fandom getting behind a common idea, sharing thoughts and opinions, making people take notice! That’s amazing to me.
For example, this pony right here. Hello! At first, she didn’t even have a name. She was just “Sitting Pony #1”, or something equally silly. A little digging into the pony mythology gave us the name “Heartstrings”, but we decided that “Lyra” sounded more natural. And presto, “Lyra Heartstrings” was born. I don’t know who decided that her sitting up straight on a bench somehow connected to humans, but that person should be in the Space Program. This idea then blossomed into one of the greatest early works of fanfiction in our history, which in turn inspired this talented musician to write a song about it. And that’s how this storyboard draft of an animation came to life.
That’s another thing that’s so great about this fandom: We all have the power to draw inspiration and creativity from each other. We just have to be open to looking for it. I hope you all will enjoy this song, this video, and that you can all find that bit of creativity in yourselves. Have a great night, and we’ll see you next week for another edition of PMV Today’s Sunday Classics Showcase!
AgrolChannel is back with another really cool animation, this time starring Lyra! I loved the whole heist plot line of this one, especially how both the traps and the methods Lyra uses to get around them are appropriate for the setting. The proud tradition of clueless castle guards is continued, though I guess they get so few thieves that it’s understandable. The animation of secret agent Lyra was smooth and enjoyable, and there were a few moments of real tension as she’s almost discovered. The ending also fits perfectly with many of the fanon depictions of Lyra.