Rainbow Dash

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Rainbow Dash
My Little Pony character
Rainbow Dash.png
Rainbow Dash, as seen in Friendship Is Magic
First appearance A Charming Birthday (2003)
Vyced bi Venus Terzo (Generation 3)
Anna Cummer (Core 7)
Ashleigh Ball (Friendship Is Magic)
Information
Species Pegasus
Gender Female
Thrift Kite Shop Owner (Generation 3)
Fashionista (Core 7)
Weather Patrol (Generation 4)
Athlete (Generation 4)

Rainbow Dash is a feectional chairacter frae the My Little Pony line o toys frae Hasbro. First appearin in the direct-tae-video special A Charming Birthday in 2003, she is currently a chairacter in the childer's televeesion series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. She is vyced bi Venus Terzo in her G3 version, Anna Cummer in her Core 7 coonterpairt, an Ashleigh Ball for her Friendship is Magic incarnation. In Friendship Is Magic, she represents the element o lealtie.


Creation an development[eedit | eedit soorce]

Generation 3[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rainbow Dash wis first released in 2003 an wis released mair than five times. Her first twa releases war facin left an richt, respectively. The next release wis Tea Time with Rainbow Dash, a Pretty Pony Fashion. The fowert release wis an accessory set: Ponyville Picnic wi Rainbow Dash. Her fift release wis in the year 2007, whan she wis re-released in the Favorite Friends set, alang wi Pinkie Pie, Sunny Daze, an Wysteria. This time, she haes a colour gradient on her left hind leg. She an aa haes been released mony times in the new uniform pose as pairt o the Core 7.

Role an Personality[eedit | eedit soorce]

Generation 3[eedit | eedit soorce]

Personality wice, Rainbow Dash is verra matur an mitherly. She is an aa very glitzy, luves adventur, an obsesses wi onything rainbowes. Her tredmerk quote is "Darling" an "Rainbows Darling, Rainbows", an she haes a Mid-Atlantic accent in aw pre-Core 7 movies.

Core 7[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rainbow Dash's chairacter wis gien a complete owerhaul for the Core 7. Startin in 2008, her accent wis remuived an she wis gien a tredmerk North American accent. In lieu o "darlings", she nou quips her new catch phrase, "dashing". Insteid o bein the adventurous rainbowe-rider she uised tae be, she is nou anly a glamour girl an fashion expert. She still remeens obsessed wi rainbowes an pretty colours, true tae the oreeginal Rainbow Dash.

Friendship Is Magic[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Friendship Is Magic, Rainbow Dash is a tomboy wha is verra brave an bauld, but an aa mischievous an proud, as weel as whiles bein insensitive. She haes great speed an wirks wi the ither pegasus ponies tae muive cloods aroond the sky an adjust the wather. Her lifelang dream is tae jyn the Wonderbolts, Equestria's aerobatic flicht team. Rainbow Dash's seegnatur muive is the Sonic Rainboom, in that she flees fast eneuch tae break the soond barrier, creatin a sonic boom an a rainbowe-hued shock wave at the same time. It is revealed that whan she did this muive for the first time, she earned her cutie merk an set in motion a cheen o events that alloued the ither five main chairacters tae earn thairs as well.

Reception[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rainbow Dash haes been creeticised bi some for bein portrayed as a negative stereoteep o lesbians.[1] Later, Lauren Faust issued a rebuttal, sayin that thare wis naething tae suggest within the shaw that Rainbow Dash haes ony sexuality.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kathleen Richter (December 10, 2010). "My Little Homophobic, Racist, Smart-Shaming Pony". Ms. Magazine. Retrieved December 9, 2011. 
  2. Lauren Faust (December 24, 2010). "My Little NON-Homophobic, NON-Racist, NON-Smart-Shaming Pony: A Rebuttal". Ms. Magazine. Retrieved December 9, 2011.