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My Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and Cloudpuff

Two days ago ABGee listed a lot of new upcoming G5 Toys, but now they have posted the listings for two more: The Singing Princess Pipp and the Royal Racing Zipline Playset.

Singing Star Princess Petals

We already talked about the talking Princess Pipp before. According to the images she's able to sing when you press her Cutie Mark, and her fluffy wings are also able to flap. She has a MSRP of £22.99 which is around $32 USD.
My Little Pony Singing Star Princess Pipp G5My Little Pony Singing Star Princess Pipp G5

Royal Racing Ziplines Playset with Princess Pipp and Cloudpuff

The Royal Racing Ziplines Playset comes with a molded mane figure of Princess/Pipp Petals and it also includes a figure of the flying pomeranian which is named Cloudpuff. Figures can be attached to the two ziplines which you can use to let the ponies glide down, the playset also includes a swing, trapdoor and multiple accessories. The MSRP is £39.99 which roughly translates to around $55 USD.

My Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and CloudpuffMy Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and Cloudpuff

My Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and CloudpuffMy Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and Cloudpuff

My Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and CloudpuffMy Little Pony Royal Racing Zipline Playset with Princess Pipp and Cloudpuff


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  1. I liked the Pipp prototype that had her hair curled to resemble her animated counterpart more than this one, but I still think she's cute. Her eyes are adorable.

    However, I'm not a fan of the molded hair on these ponies. I'm okay with molded hair on ponies, but the fact that the big castle playset this year is based off of the action figure line doesn't give me too much faith in brushables not being phased out going forward. And if that's the case, G5 merch is gonna be a hard pass for me :/

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    1. Should clarify that I meant I'm okay with molded hair on ponies if said ponies are not the main focus of the toyline. To me, a standard My Little Pony has brushable hair with a nice comb. These G5 ponies, as cute as they are, do not hold up to that. I'd like to be proven wrong seeing as we haven't seen the standard singles yet, but it's not looking good.

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    2. My point exactly.

      Figurines/ action figure toys can be a fantastic addition. What I am questioning is the idea that tiny all-plastic miniature ponies should represent the new MLP gen. One has to infer that styling hair is no longer part interesting to the demographic. I hope that's a very accurate and widely data-supported fact for the sake of MLP's future. Because what you are saying with this design is that MLP is in a category all of its own that operates under a different set of rules than any other toy out there. I do not believe they are that idiosyncratic. I strongly believe the new series and movie have to revolutionize MLP above and beyond G4's legacy for these small plastic 3" ponies to be successful... After all, G4's success was build on 1) a good tv show and 2) brushable ponies.

      I always imagine choice-making scenarios of a mom or dad- not a collector, or a brony- just your average mom or dad on a certain budget looking for a pony doll of some kind. People do not look at dollar signs alone when they go shopping. They have to feel that whatever they are buying is worth their money, and suitable for their child. Buying three 3" ponies may feel like a rip off even if they are objectively as expensive as one large singing Pipp figure, for example. People might value these choices differently depending on their own preferences, child gender, and other choices available (i.e. other toys they could buy). If you compare these 3" ponies to similar toys, you have to honestly ask yourselves if 3" all-plastic ponies are appealing enough.

      Hopefully they will still sell 'ok'.

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    3. The molded hair figurines are just the focus for the initial movie release, they do have a classic brushable singles wave listed for winter release in their catalog for retailers, probably to get a boost with the christmas sales.

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  2. i like cloudpuff the flying pommeranian, he is named at a g1 flutterpony

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