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Feb 25, 2012 | 9:50 PM EST
  • Daily 2nd Place February 27, 2012

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EDIT: Am I seeing things? FRONT PAGE?! And an award for daily 2nd place?! A big thank you to whoever was behind making this decision! I honestly did not expect this to do so well here on NG, simply because I know there's a good few people that don't like MLP here. Needless to say, I'm shocked and yet honored to have this honor. Thank you!

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After about four months of planning, writing, animating and procrastinating (mostly the last one of course, lol), here is the big My Little Pony project I've been working on, which is an animated rendition of the comic on ask-twilightsparkle.tumbl r.com dubbed "True Friendship." Clocking in at almost five minutes (counting the credits), this is my longest animated project yet and also one of my most ambitious.

Rather than do something focused on humor or fast-paced action like most of my recent works, I wanted to make something with a story and do my best to tell it as powerfully as I could throughout the animation. Most of the dream sequence you see here was not in the comic, and was concocted by me and with a little help from the creator of the original comic.

I could go on with how I think some things in it could have turned out much better, such as when full-grown Spike is flying and some of the expressions being a little too funny for this moody animation, but I think I'll keep my mouth shut and let you watch this animation for yourself. I will say though, I'm very happy with how this turned out, especially on the writing and timing front.

I do hope you enjoy the animation! Please let me know what you think of it; I'm all ears!

Reviews


Warhound47Warhound47

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 2, 2012

Oh my god that was beutiful. It's been a while since anything on NG has made me tear up like that. I was expecting it to be some horrible parody like the crap Hotdiggidydemon puts out but this was simply wonderful in every way. You sir, are a winner.



darkdiablo121darkdiablo121

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 3, 2012

Brony or not, this shit is sad, made me feel all awwwww and mushy inside, kinda like a cross over in some disney movie, good job and don't listen to the hateful comments they just assume that because it is MLP its bad


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darktrinitydarktrinity

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 29, 2012

im not gonna cry im not gonna........im.... not....gonna......cry........ WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA



BakaWillBakaWill

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 2, 2012

Really beautiful. Wanted to tear but just couldn't :(



doctorwhorocksdoctorwhorocks

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 25, 2012

i wanted 2 cry 2.... moRULEZ1898..... it was sooo sad when she had the flash forward when the dragon leaves..... shes crying..... another thing tht makes me almost cry is seee pikachu cry. and dont laugh at me for liking Pokemon.