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Store Finds: Cutie Cuffs, Deep Cuts, Missing Storm King & More
Now that, I think, everyone is aware of the upcoming My Little Pony: Pony Life series, it's time to go back to our usual reporting: store finds! We've been saving up submits from the past 1.5 month, and hopefully we're not missing anything in this post. Nevertheless we've got tons of merch to share with you, so keep on reading below!
If you happen to find brand new stuff in your local store, then feel free to write us a small message with photos.

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G3 Retro Ponies Now Available at Target
Fans of the 3rd My Little Pony generation were probably very happy to hear that Basic Fun would extend their My Little Pony classic collection from G1 to G3. Now we have the confirmation that the figures were found in several Target stores and that they're available in their online store (links below). Right now the set is limited to 4 of the mane 6 ponies, being Applejack, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie and Rainbow Dash, all in their original G3 design.
The ponies come in a box with the same shape as the G1 retro ponies, being it with a design that looks more like the actual G3 packaging. Each pony comes with a comb and is being sold at the MSRP of $9.99 (and not at $8.49, which was originally listed online).

Thanks to Beth and TwilySparks for the images!

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Target Lists Four G3 Retro Classic Ponies
The 3rd generation of My Little Pony started back in 2003, and when you think about it, that's already 16 years ago! Whether this falls in the 'retro' category is up to personal preference, but what is sure is that four G3 re-releases are planned for this fall! Under the 'Retro Classic' line Applejack, Fluttershy, Pinkie Pie and Rainbow Dash will be released in their original G3 form according to listings that popped up on the Target website.
All ponies each come with a comb are listed for $8.49 with an MSRP of $9.99. And while they are marked as 'sold out', we didn't get any confirmations that they were available just yet. That's why we expect them to be available somewhere in the coming weeks.

Below we have more photos of all the ponies, as well as the listings and some more background information on these figures.

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Finally Official: Stranger Things x My Little Pony Applejack
Today is the start of the new Stranger Things season, and for this season Netflix has partnered up with Hasbro and Basic Fun to release this very special Stranger Things-themed Applejack. She is not looking like her regular self and comes with a white and blue color scheme, which includes her mane, tail and symbol/cutie mark. The latter of which is intentionally printed upside-down.
She comes in a monochrome box and is always packed wrong side up. On the back we see the usual style of the 35th Anniversary ponies, though it only showing Applejack. Within the box you not only get the pony, but a bow and hairbrush are included too. Everything in matching blue.
This special Applejack is currently only available in-store at Target, where you can pick her up for $9.99. Note that a handful of ponies are also available from 3rd part sellers on Amazon, though with a higher price tag.

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My Little Pony Majesty Basic Fun SDCC 2019 Exclusive
San Diego Comic Con is less than two weeks away and a lot of companies keep revealing their exclusives. Hasbro already revealed their exclusive about two weeks ago, and now, Basic Fun will also release their own exclusive: Majesty. Majesty was released in the second year of the first generation of My Little Pony and came with the Dream Castle Playset.
However as you might have noticed this version looks a whole lot different as both the pony itself and the box are completely covered with her symbol.

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Store Finds: G1 Rainbow Ponies, Lots at Ross, Easter Basket & Much More
As you might have noticed we're not posting a weekly store finds report anymore. While this is partly due to our busy lives at the moment, but also the reduced amount of My Little Pony stuff that is currently being released. The announced end of the G4 series is definitely not helping, but we're hoping to report on new stuff soon.
For now most of the items found in stores are discounted old stock and a handful of new items. Nevertheless interesting news if you're looking to complete your collection!
If you happen to find brand new stuff in your local store, then feel free to write us a small message with photos.

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My Little Pony Series 3 Stackems by Basic Fun

For the past few days our inbox has been flooded with this news: Basic Fun has listed the third series of Stack'ems on their website!
This set contains all new characters with some of them making their first merch appearance. Almost the whole "Young Six" is included: Sandbar, Silverstream, Yona, Gallus and Smolder and at last Cozy Glow. So no Ocellus sadly. (or perhaps she's in disguise... *looks at Cozy Glow*) By looking at the image it's very likely that Silverstream is gonna be the chase figure as she's filled with glitter.

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Store Finds: On the Go Purses, 2019 Retro Ponies, Little Twin Stars and More
Now that all the New York Toy Fair news is out, we're back to the regular articles, including the store finds. This time we're writing about releases from the past 4 weeks, so it's possible that some of the items found aren't that new, but we'd like to share them any way!
If you happen to find brand new stuff in your local store, then feel free to write us a small message with photos.

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My Little Pony NY Toy Fair 2019 Wrap-Up
It's February, and that means New York Toy Fair time! Although, this year is quite different from earlier installments (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 & 2014) as it's accompanied by the official statement from Hasbro that the upcoming 9th season of Friendship is Magic will be the final one for the generation. Everything points towards an upcoming 5th generation afterwards, but you'll find no hint of that on the fair this year. Instead it's a line-up that pretty much covers everything that has been announced in the past few weeks, including the recent waves of Cutie Mark Crew and brushables that were released in late 2018.
Though, we do see some new sets on display at the fair this year, with the 2019 series called "Rainbow Road Trip" which ties in with an upcoming special. And there's some amazing news from other companies too, including Kidrobot, who are releasing their first My Little Pony figures this year!

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My Little Pony Series 11 Retro G1 Mashems by Basic Fun

The eleventh series for the My Little Pony Mash'ems/Fash'ems line has been revealed. And we're taking an interesting turn since this time, all the ponies are from Generation 1! This set contains all the collector ponies in their iconic pose. The ponies included are: Blossom, Blue Belle, Butterscotch, Minty, Snuzzle and a special release of Cotton Candy with glitter.