'Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony' Trailer

Discover the growing phenomenon behind this animated series. The documentary is currently available on Blu-ray and DVD.
You may or may not be aware that there are numerous adult fans of the children's TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, who are referred to as "bronies." After receiving a whopping $322,000 from a successful Kickstarter campaign, Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony was born. Today, we have the first trailer for this documentary, which is currently available to purchase on Complete Edition Blu-ray, Autographed Edition Blu-ray and Main Edition Blu-ray from the official website, Amazon, and several other online retailers. Learn more about this Brony phenomenon that is sweeping the nation, and you can also take a look at the cover art and read on for more information.

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Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony Blu-ray Complete Edition
Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony Blu-ray Autographed Edition

One would be hard-pressed to find a cultural sensation as unique and as unexpected as Bronies: a group of mostly young adult men who are dedicated fans of the animated series created for little girls, called My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. The documentary discovers why these guys are attracted to a cartoon intended for little girls and why are they willing to brave society's ridicule for their love of the show.

Along with the essential story elements of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic -- Honesty, Kindness, Laughter, Generosity, Loyalty and Magic - have a universality that extends beyond age and gender and that Bronies are pushing the boundaries of what society deems appropriate in their quest for a kinder, gentler future.

Bronies from around the world, reveal their own unique stories, as they make their way to My Little Pony conventions in Germany, England and, the biggest of all, BronyCon: a convention attended by over 4,000 Bronies in the USA.

The revelations in the film are, indeed, unexpected and give hope to the notion that Bronies might be on to something quite wonderful.

Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans of My Little Pony was released November 4th, 2013 and stars John de Lancie, Alex Tibcken, Tim Star, Lauren Faust, Lyle Gilpatrick, Jeanne Gilpatrick, Tom Gilpatrick, Yoav Landau. The film is directed by Laurent Malaquais.

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Comments (22)

  1. Mikuru Pwny Brony Badeaux

    I'm a diehard brony. I'm often teased about it, and sometimes it does actually get to me. Many people think it's not "cool" to be a brony; That it's out of the norm. No, it's not out of the norm, it's out of their veiw on what normal is. What really offends me is that I'm rediculed for liking a girls show in a world where girls dress, act, and talk like men (and in extreme cases look like guys too). The RD cosplayer in the trailer to this movie is correct; Bronies are very nice people, for the most part anyways. But in this world, haters gonna hate, and i'm gonna smile smile smile through it

    11 months agoby @Mikuru-Pwny-Brony-BadeauxFlag

  2. Mr.K

    @Celestialforthcoming Cool to see someone that it's OK to like MLP. You just earn some huge kudos from me, man.

    11 months agoby @mr-kFlag

  3. skywise

    @Celestialforthcoming I will definitely check it out. College humor is pretty damn funny. Hit or miss but for the most part they are hilarious.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  4. Celestialforthcoming

    @Michael-Kolesik I appreciate the comment dude. I guess the ones who seem bashful are the ones who immediately jump to conclusions or something and then everyone overreacts and would resort to petty insults. It's usually best not to encourage that but then again, this is the internet :P.
    @skywise "I love you pestilence pony!" you should check out college humor's my little brony on youtube. It's hilarious also.

    11 months agoby @CelestialforthcomingFlag

  5. skywise

    I am very baffled but the bronies but I have respect fc those you are really in to it. I don't get it but ya know, it is what I is.

    if anyone is interested or has not check out this Robot Chicken skit;


    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  6. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @skywise Me neither dude.

    11 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  7. Michael Kolesik

    @Celestialforthcoming Holy sh*t. I like you. It's not every day an intelligent man is found on the internet that calmly and concisely presents a good viewpoint with logic and reasoning. :')

    11 months agoby @Michael-KolesikFlag

  8. Celestialforthcoming

    @therealGoku It's not exactly as you see it. I'm a 21 year old marine who appreciates animation and good writing. I completely understand the skepticism when the subject comes to mind because of the theme the show is based on but there is a reason why all of a sudden, today, there is now a huge fanbase around MLP and these people have the same appreciation for animation. It's just a surprise that it is toward a show that AT FIRST was directed to little girls but after Lawren Faust took over, she made the show for the whole family, not just girls. It's by that approach that now you have a larger variety of demographics that adores the show now. Indeed, it is odd at first to find grown men loving the show but its the same men that loves cartoons in general, appreciates humor, and so on. Its the same demographic that loves video games, comics, anime, film, sports, or just appreciates a good show, etc. The problem with the fanbase however is the "dark side" of MLP but like any other fanbase, there is always a dark side to them. The only thing different from other fanbase to bronies is the large contrast. in conclusion, the excruciatingly minute number of "old creeps" should not stand for the whole brony medium. And trust me when I say, I'm not the only marine brony lol :P. I hope that sheds some light. if not, oh well :P

    11 months agoby @CelestialforthcomingFlag

  9. Ghostman

    @therealGoku How is it being creepy and disgusting if you watch a cartoon?

    11 months agoby @ghostmanFlag

  10. Josh

    @bawnian-dexeus The hell I don't.

    11 months agoby @shuabertFlag

  11. The Real Goku

    I had no clue there were so many old creeps on this site SMH this is disgusting

    11 months agoby @therealGokuFlag

  12. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @shuabert You do not get to compare Pokemon with Bronies/MLP :p

    @mr-k Personally, PPG was never strictly for girls in the same light as other shows with leading female characters.

    11 months agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag



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  14. CUPID


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  15. Josh

    This is no weirder a subculture than all the college kids who still get boners over Pokemon.

    11 months agoby @shuabertFlag

  16. Nick C.

    @mr-k anything with Tara Strong in it seems to be good(PPG, MLP, and Teen Titans), though I've only seen 1 episode of MLP. I have a son, so I try to steer him toward more boyish shows, but my best friend has a toddler girl and he watches MLP more attentively than she does lol

    11 months agoby @knightmare90Flag

  17. Celestialforthcoming

    I was exactly the same way before watching mlp. I thought it was stupid with the usual negative responses when the subject comes to conversation but then I watched the show and here I am as a brony. I'll be sure to catch up on this one. Counting down the days to season 4!

    11 months agoby @CelestialforthcomingFlag

  18. K.Guy

    I'M A BRONY AND I'M PROUD!! :'D (i do not own anything mlp related. only watch the show)

    11 months agoby @kguyFlag

  19. Maxwell Kann

    i wish adventure time had a fanbase like this. i think the lessons from AT are way better like in the first episode where we learn that if you break your promises your dead friends will come back to life

    11 months agoby @maxwell-kannFlag

  20. Mr.K

    Although, PPG was a show for girls too and it kicked ass.

    11 months agoby @mr-kFlag

  21. Mr.K

    Go crazy Bronies! Honestly, I'm OK for these people expressing their love for this show cause MLP: Friendship is Magic is a pretty cool show and I'm still surprised that I enjoyed this show since this is a cartoon for girls.

    11 months agoby @mr-kFlag

  22. skywise

    This is something I just don't think I will ever get.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag