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brony

An adult male fan of the My Little Pony franchise. I had no idea those guys were bronies until the topic of "My Little Pony" came up, and they got all excited.
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There is still a massive following for My Little Pony, and the toy aimed at little girls has even attracted an unlikely fanbase of adult men who call themselves Bronies.
Since 2010, de Lancie has voiced the character Discord on the animated show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and has produced a documentary on the show's large following of older male fans who call themselves "Bronies."
"What Bronies See When They Brohoof: Queering Animation on the Dark and Evil Internt." Journal of American Folklore 128: 298-314.
Bronies rejoice: Lionsgate and Hasbro has set a date for Twilight Sparkle's big-screen debut in the US.
Fathers everywhere moonlighting as Bronies may get a little choked up as the ponies sing out valuable life lessons under the guise of a Christmas song.
That's 25 years of paternity tests, adult babies, kung fu hillbillies, baby mamas, bronies (men who dress as ponies), cat fights, and sibling love triangles.
"Out of respect for bronies, I didn't feel that I had that much experience, the level and depth of their passion for "My Little Pony,'' really, that just so many people share.
For the Bronies out there, "Friendship is Magic" card made players go into the library and tell a stranger they were their BFF.
My Little Pony has spawned a huge international online community of "Bronies": young men who are fans of the show, unironic in their passion for the ponies.
In the feature-length documentary Bronies: The Extremely Unexpected Adult Fans Of My Little Pony filmmaker John de Lancie follows the cultural phenomenon of “Bronies” around the world as they make their way to My Little Pony conventions in Germany, England, and BronyCon in the United States.
The replicated entry called Tumblr users "self-insisting, self-deprecating, self-indulgent empty husks of human beings." The message was tagged with the keyword "bronies," which is a group of adult fans of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic," an animated television show for children.
Any 'bronies' in attendance will want to stampede over to this panel and Q&A session.
For a massive amount of time I was afraid to admit that I am one of many worldwide "Bronies".
Meanwhile Hasbro is looking to extend My Little Pony to "bronies"--adult male fans of the TV show who have also become merchandise collectors.
Stein, who says the firebombed Bronies Riverdale Press was rebuilt with an outpouring of community support, agrees.