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Cosplayers o numerous chairacters frae My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, at the 2012 Simmer BronyCon

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animatit televeesion series produced bi Hasbro as pairt o the My Little Pony toy franchise, that is tied in wi the 2010 launch o dalls an play sets, an oreeginal programmin for U.S. cable channel Discovery Family (umwhile Hub Network). The shaw received praise frae televeesion creetics an parental groups. It an aa foond an unlikely audience in a lairge group o adult Internet uisers in late 2010 an early 2011, formin a subcultur.[1][2] Thir fans, maistly male, war drawn tae the shaw's chairacters, stories, animation style, an influence o the shaw's propagation as an Internet meme. The fandom adoptit the name brony (plural bronies), a portmanteau o "bro" and "pony" (Scots: pownie).

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  1. "Bronies Are Redefining Fandom — And American Manhood". Wired. Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  2. "The fascinating sub-culture of 'Bronies'". Newshub. Retrieved 2016-06-15.