Bronies: The Controversy


Do you know what a Brony is? Is it a good idea for Link to become one? Good Mythical Morning Episode 122 **** Comment: What is your perspective on Bronies? SUBSCRIBE for daily episodes: ****

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Becca Maguire

June 27, 2012 9:09 am

Becca Maguire’s Mythical Beast

Wheel of Mythically Idea: RHETT gets to re-spin the wheel!

Paul Warner

June 27, 2012 8:58 am


I think the cartoon idea is good, but not exactly to the point that I would watch it every day and look forward to it. All you bronies out there, I never knew you existed until this episode and I understand your perspective. There is some humor and animational elements directed towards the older generation, but it is somewhat deviant. I can’t understand how someone outside of the targeted audience could actually get hooked on ‘my little pony’.

Pinkie Brony Chick

June 27, 2012 7:30 am

Pinkie Brony Chick’s Mythical Beast

Before I was a brony (yes i am female, bronies can be girls too) I thought my little pony friendship is magic was stupid, but then i watched it… I was addicted from that point on. This show is the best! It has loveable characters that develop, the plot lines are great and non-cheesy, and the animation is playful and fun. What’s not to love?
Of course going into it you’ll think it’s silly and girlish, prepare to be wrong. I think everybody should watch it.

Arthwaya (Squirrel Queen)

June 27, 2012 7:23 am

Arthwaya (Squirrel Queen)’s Mythical Beast

You guys did an episode about One Direction, how about going to the other end of the spectrum and do an episode about a rock band, like RED, or maybe Skillet.

Simon Ho

June 27, 2012 7:22 am


Bronies do deviate from the norm, but why is the “norm” the way it is, and should it BE the way it is?
I identify as a brony, and one of my roommate (probably one of the most ignorant people I’ve ever known..for reasons other than this) actually criticized me for liking ponies, stating that I was a brony simply because it deviates from what is “normal.” While such may be the case for some, most fellow bronies I know do not enjoy MLP: FiM for such reasons.
Personally, the show is awesome (imo) because:
The animation is great. It’s just very well done.
The characters and scenery is well drawn, and much more aesthetically appealing than previous generations of MLP (and to many other animated shows).
The characters and their personalities are probably the driving force behind the love of ponies. They are very lovable when you get to know them (through watching episodes of the show.) For example, Fluttershy. She is a very shy, introverted character. In other TV shows, such a character annoys the hell out of me, like Cassie (?) in Dragon Tales… Point is, the show does very well in connecting people with the characters, instead of just displaying the characters with their various character traits.

This comment is a tad long, and I still feel I’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg on how and why many bronies feel that MLP: FiM is so extraordinarily awesome. :)

@Link brofist. /]*[\
@Rhett hi! Good mythical morning.


June 27, 2012 7:10 am

Chris’s Mythical Beast

Is it just me, or is the audio/video unsynced at around 07:13?

    Lysh Fish

    June 27, 2012 7:13 am

    Lysh Fish’s Mythical Beast

    I was wondering that myself! I even paused to refresh the page and then concluded it’s my computer. Glad it’s not.

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