The second era of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic began with Season 5, where Twilight, now living in her own Castle of Friendship, begins teaching new characters all about friendship.

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MLP Friendship is Magic - EXCLUSIVE Season 5 Trailer

MLP Friendship is Magic - EXCLUSIVE Season 5 Trailer

MLP Friendship is Magic - Season 5 Continued EXCLUSIVE Trailer

MLP Friendship is Magic - Season 5 Continued EXCLUSIVE Trailer


Title Synopsis
1 The Cutie Map, part 1 The Mane 6 are summoned to solve a friendship problem only to find a utopian village where everyone has given up their Cutie Marks.
2 The Cutie Map, part 2 The Mane 6 have had their Cutie Marks taken and must find a way to get them back. When a deep dark secret is revealed about the pony who took them, they think they may have the answer.
3 Castle Sweet Castle When her friends find out that Princess Twilight has been avoiding her new castle, they offer to make it feel more like home.
4 Bloom & Gloom Apple Bloom's anxieties about getting her Cutie Mark turn her life into a nightmare from which she may never escape.
5 Tanks for the Memories Rainbow Dash can't accept the fact that Tank must hibernate for the winter and decides that the solution is to stop winter from coming.
6 Appleoosa's Most Wanted When notorious outlaw Troubleshoes Clyde returns to menace the Appleoosa rodeo, the Cutie Mark Crusaders realize that bringing him to justice might be the key to finally getting their cutie marks.
7 Make New Friends But Keep Discord When Discord learns that Fluttershy is taking a new friend to the Grand Galloping Gala instead of him, he goes to extreme lengths to prove that he isn't upset about it.
8 The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone When the map calls Rainbow Dash and Pinkie Pie to the ancient kingdom of Griffonstone, they have differing ideas about what problem they have been sent to fix.
9 Slice of Life With Twilight Sparkle, Fluttershy, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, and Rarity busy battling a monster, the rest of Ponyville scrambles to make it to a wedding on time.
10 Princess Spike When Spike is tasked with making sure nothing disturbs Princess Twilight, the power goes to his head and he starts making important decisions in her name, with disastrous results.
11 Party Pooped It's up to Pinkie Pie's party to save the day when an important friendship summit with some visiting yaks turns into an utter disaster, but it takes an epic voyage of discovery across Equestria to reignite her party inspiration.
12 Amending Fences When Twilight realizes what a bad friend she was before moving to Ponyville, she and Spike return to Canterlot to make amends to her former friends.
13 Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep? Princess Luna enlists the Mane 6 to help her track down the Tantabus, a magical force that threatens to turn everypony in Equestria's dreams into nightmares.
14 Canterlot Boutique Rarity's dream of owning a boutique in Canterlot has finally come true. Her new shop is an instant success, but it comes at a price Rarity isn't sure she's willing to pay.
15 Rarity Investigates! When Rainbow Dash is accused of a crime she didn't commit, it falls on Rarity to prove her friend is innocent.
16 Made in Manehattan Applejack and Rarity are called to Manehattan to solve a friendship problem, and find themselves helping Coco Pommel with a major project in her neighborhood. The three soon discover that they've bitten off more than they can chew.
17 Brotherhooves Social When Applejack is called away and has to miss participating in the Sisterhooves Social with Apple Bloom, Big Mac decides to fill in for her.
18 Crusaders of the Lost Mark When Pipsqueak decides to run for class president, the Cutie Mark Crusaders rally around their friend, but find themselves helping their long-time nemesis, Diamond Tiara, in an unexpected way.
19 The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows Pinkie Pie struggles to keep a secret that involves Princess Cadance and Shining Armor.
20 Hearthbreakers Applejack is excited to celebrate Hearthswarming Eve with Pinkie Pie's family, but soon discovers that the Pies have very different ways of enjoying the holiday at their rock farm.
21 Scare Master Fluttershy decides to face her fears and participate in Nightmare Night with her friends.
22 What About Discord? Twilight returns from Canterlot to discover that her friends have developed an inexplicably deep bond with Discord. Puzzled by how they became so close in her absence, she starts to suspect that Discord is up to something sinister.
23 The Hooffields and McColts Princess Twilight and Fluttershy are called by the map to settle a dispute between two feuding families who can't even remember why they are fighting.
24 The Mane Attraction An old friend of Applejack's has become a huge pop star and Applejack fears that the singer's manager does not have her best interests at heart.
25 The Cutie Re-Mark, part 1 Starlight Glimmer returns to seek vengeance on Twilight and her friends and has acquired a spell that could change the past, present, and future of Equestria forever.
26 The Cutie Re-Mark, part 2 Princess Twilight's efforts to stop Starlight from altering the past continue, but she fears that they may be in vain.

Release Dates

Episode title English (US) Spanish (LA) Portuguese (Brazil)
The Cutie Map, part 1 April 4, 2015 October 24-25, 2015 September 20-25, 2015
The Cutie Map, part 2
Castle Sweet Castle April 11, 2015 October 10, 2015
Bloom & Gloom April 18, 2015 November 5, 2015
Tanks for the Memories April 25, 2015 October 11, 2015
Appleoosa's Most Wanted May 2, 2015 November 1, 2015
Make New Friends But Keep Discord May 16, 2015 November 10, 2015
The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone May 23, 2015 October 17-18, 2015 October 19-23, 2015
Slice of Life June 13, 2015
Princess Spike June 20, 2015 November 13, 2015
Party Pooped June 27, 2015 November 16-18, 2015
Amending Fences July 4, 2015
Do Princesses Dream of Magic Sheep? July 11, 2015 February 29–March 4, 2016
Canterlot Boutique September 12, 2015 January 25-29, 2016
Scare Master October 31, 2015
Rarity Investigates! September 19, 2015
Made in Manehattan September 26, 2015
Brotherhooves Social October 3, 2015 May 30–June 3, 2016
Crusaders of the Lost Mark October 10, 2015 March 1, 2016
The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows October 17, 2015 February 16, 2016
Hearthbreakers October 24, 2015 March 1-4, 2016
What About Discord? November 7, 2015
The Hooffields and McColts November 14, 2015 July 25-28, 2016
The Mane Attraction November 21, 2015
The Cutie Re-Mark, part 1 November 28, 2015 March 7, 2016
The Cutie Re-Mark, part 2 March 10, 2016

In South Korea, this season premiered on September 22, 2017. Two new episodes aired on Disney Junior every Friday at 9:00 a.m. through December 22, 2017. Also starting with this season, the 2016 My Little Pony logo was used on the show's title card.

Character appearances


01 - Twilight Sparkle 02 - Pinkie Pie 03 - Fluttershy 04 - Rainbow Dash 05 - Rarity 06 - Applejack
Episodes they each appeared in 21 18 15 19 16 20
Episodes they each appeared in but didn't speak 1 2 2 0.png 3 1
Episodes they each did not appear in 4 6 9 7 7 5


Appearances in the same episode Absences in the same episode
01 - Twilight Sparkle 02 - Pinkie Pie 19 4
01 - Twilight Sparkle 03 - Fluttershy 16 4
01 - Twilight Sparkle 04 - Rainbow Dash 17 2
01 - Twilight Sparkle 05 - Rarity 17 3
01 - Twilight Sparkle 06 - Applejack 18 1
02 - Pinkie Pie 03 - Fluttershy 16 6
02 - Pinkie Pie 04 - Rainbow Dash 17 5
02 - Pinkie Pie 05 - Rarity 16 5
02 - Pinkie Pie 06 - Applejack 17 3
03 - Fluttershy 04 - Rainbow Dash 16 6
03 - Fluttershy 05 - Rarity 16 7
03 - Fluttershy 06 - Applejack 16 4
04 - Rainbow Dash 05 - Rarity 17 6
04 - Rainbow Dash 06 - Applejack 17 3
05 - Rarity 06 - Applejack 17 4


Four DVDs were released from 2015 to 2016 (one containing three episodes and three more from Littlest Pet Shop), followed by the complete season boxset on July 12, 2016.

Video Clips

Music Videos

For Season 5, there were three music videos:

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