The constant theme with My Little Pony is that friendship is magic. With Liza Koshy and Kimiko Glenn, they are best friends in real life and both got to voice their own ponies in the new animated film My Little Pony: A New Generation for Netflix.
The new animated film takes the My Little Pony storylines into a new chapter with new characters and computer animation rather than the traditional cartoon format.
Here’s the official synopsis of My Little Pony: A New Generation:
The unimaginable has happened…..Equestria has lost its magic! Earth ponies, Unicorns, and Pegasi are no longer friends and now live separated by species. But idealistic Earth Pony Sunny is determined to find a way to bring enchantment and unity back to their world. Teaming up with open-hearted Unicorn Izzy, the pair travel to faraway lands where they encounter the likes of charismatic and brave Pegasi Pipp and Zipp and the ever-responsible fellow Earth Pony Hitch. Their mission is full of misadventures, but these new best friends each possess their own unique and special gifts that may be just what the ponyverse needs to restore magic and prove that even little ponies can make a big difference.
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The main voice cast also includes Vanessa Hudgens (Sunny), James Marsden (Hitch), Sofia Carson (Pipp), Kimiko Glenn (Izzy), and Liza Koshy (Zipp). Additional voice cast includes Ken Jeong (Sprout), Elizabeth Perkins (Phyllis), Jane Krakowski (Queen Haven, Phil LaMarr (Alphabittle), and Michael McKean (Argyle). Robert Cullen, Jose L. Ucha, and Mark Fattibene co-directed the animated film from the screenplay writers of Tim Sullivan and Gillian Berrow. The story creators are Robert Cullen, Jose L. Ucha, and Tim Sullivan.
LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke with voice actors Liza Koshy and Kimiko Glenn. We discussed their love for My Little Pony and their real-life friendship.
My Little Pony: A New Generation streams on Netflix today.
Watch the exclusive interview with Liza Koshy and Kimiko Glenn below. Let us know what you think of it.