My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks arrives before Halloween

After a weekend matinee run around the country, My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks is slated to be released on DVD and Blu-ray on October 28. The movie takes Twilight Sparkle back to the alternate universe where she and her friends are humans instead of ponies. The film was a major favorite of Josie as seen in her straight from the theater review:

Here are the details from Shout! Factory about the home video release including the various versions that will be sold at major retailers:

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MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS: RAINBOW ROCKS

TO BE RELEASED ON BLU-RAY AND DVD OCTOBER 28, 2014

“Rainbow Rocks does, in fact, rock.” – The Village Voice

“a candy-colored fantasy that uses tween-friendly comedy and tunes to teach lessons in friendship and collaboration.” – The Hollywood Reporter

Los Angeles, CA – There’s a brand new full-length film in the ever-popular My Little Pony canon. Following a theatrical run in the fall of 2014, where the film opened with enthusiastic reviews to packed crowds in over 400 theaters, My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks will be released October 28 in the U.S. and Canada from Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, as a single-disc DVD, and in a Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo. Bonus features include an Audio Commentary, 8 Prequel Shorts and Sing-Alongs.

In My Little Pony Equestria Girls, released in fall 2013, Twilight Sparkle’s crown was stolen from the Crystal Empire, and she pursued the thief, Sunset Shimmer, into an alternate world where she finds herself turned into…a teenage girl! To regain her crown and return to Equestria, Twilight had to learn how to fit into this strange, new world and defeat Sunset Shimmer in a competition to become crowned Princess of the Fall Formal at Canterlot High.

Now, the girls of Canterlot High are back, and this time they’re rocking guitars! In My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks, Canterlot High (CHS) is hosting a musical showcase, and Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and Fluttershy are going to be performing with their new band, The Rainbooms. But when The Dazzlings, a new girl group, arrive at CHS and convince everyone to turn the friendly showcase into a Battle of the Bands, tensions mount between the competing musical acts. A now-reformed Sunset Shimmer realizes that The Dazzlings may not be ordinary girls and are after something far more sinister than just being named Best Band at Canterlot High. The Rainbooms call on Princess Twilight to restore harmony to their world to help them perform a musical counter-spell so that they can win a battle that now determines the fate of the entire school.

My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks is now available for pre-order at Amazon.com, ShoutFactory.com, Target.com, and Walmart.com, and will be in stores everywhere October 28.

For more information on My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks, please visit www.mlpeg.com.

Bonus Features:
Audio Commentary
8 Prequel Shorts
3 Sing-Alongs

Regular version of DVD: Comes with coupon: Save $4 when you buy any one Hasbro Equestria Girls toy and this DVD!

Target has an exclusive version of the My Little Pony Equstria Girls Rainbow Rocks DVD, which has a Rainbow Rocks bracelet inside, and a coupon to save $4 when you buy any one Equestria Girls toy and the DVD.

Only at Walmart, the My Little Pony Equstria Girls Rainbow Rocks DVD includes My Little Pony music on CD for the first time, a digital copy of the movie, and a coupon to save $4 when you buy any one Equestria Girls toy and the DVD.

Kmart is offering an exclusive version of the My Little Pony Equstria Girls Rainbow Rocks DVD that contains an exclusive Limited-Edition Rainbow Rocks Backstage Pass, and a coupon to save $4 when you buy any one Equestria Girls toy and the DVD.

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