My Little Pony fans, get excited! The latest film My Little Pony: A New Generation (rated PG) is out on Netflix and in cinemas from 24 September! Here’s why parents and kids will enjoy this feel-good show
Are your kids My Little Pony fans or new to the fun? There’s a lot of excitement for the release of the latest My Little Pony: A New Generation film which promises lots of great music, colour and laughs as our favourite ponies and unicorns trot onto our screens. With positive messaging around friendship, kindness, determination, and self-expression, My Little Pony: A New Generation shows kids that being unique and having your own sparkle is what makes you shine. If you just can’t wait to see what’s in store, scroll for the official My Little Pony: A New Generation trailer!
An all-new generation of ponies
The new animation film My Little Pony: A New Generation opens with discord in Equestria – the magic is gone and Earth Ponies, Unicorns, and Pegasi are no longer friends. But it’s not long before Earth Pony Sunny (voiced by Vanessa Hudgens) is on a mission to restore enchantment and unity. Most of the Earth Ponies run when, gasp, a unicorn shows up, but Sunny bucks the trend and instead makes a new friend in Unicorn Izzy (voiced by Kimiko Glenn). Together they travel to faraway lands meeting Pegasi Pipp (Sofia Carson), Zipp (Liza Koshy) and Earth Pony Hitch (James Marsden). Each creature possesses its own unique gifts and differences that make them sparkle – and together they just might have what it takes to restore magic to Equestria.
Fun music, lots of colour and positive messaging
What us mamas thought: I remember My Little Pony from my childhood, but this version is super fresh with underlying themes of girl squad power (yass!), inclusion, exploring one’s identity, friendship, and kindness, while single parenting is represented here too. The songs were fun and upbeat, we had a few chuckles at the jokes and overall we thought the show has some great uplifting messages and talking points for girls and boys regardless of age.
What our kids thought: ‘I liked it! Can we watch it again?’ ‘The ponies weren’t friends at first but were in the end so that was good. The ponies that were not kind learned to become nice. I liked Izzy’s long hair and the rainbow hair.’ ‘This is my new favourite movie!’
Bring the My Little Pony sparkle home with you with new playsets!
Kids will love the new merch inspired by the movie for imaginative play at home. Look out for:
My Little Pony: A New Generation Movie Singing Star Princess Petals ($41.90) which includes a 6-inch Princess Petals pink pony with moveable wings and 5 accessories. Press Princess Petals’ Cutie Mark to hear her sing part of her song, “Glowing Up.”
My Little Pony: A New Generation Sunny Starscout Movie Magic Playset ($20.90) which includes a 3-inch Sunny Starscout orange pony with braided pink hair plus 17 story-telling accessories and a customisable sticker sheet! Both sets available at Toys ‘R’ Us, Kiddy Palace, Takashimaya, OG, Isetan & BHG; Amazon, Hasbro Official Store in Lazada & Shopee.
Catch the new animated film My Little Pony: A New Generation in all major cinemas in Singapore or on Netflix from 24 September 2021 plus pick up the new My Little Pony playsets for imaginative play at home!