and Tink-a-tink-a-too returned from a previous issue.
They now came without charms and had different backcard
pictures, though they still had the same backcard
stories. The ponies themselves had no distinct
differences between editions. Toola-Roola and Sew-and-so were
advertised as "New Friends." The ponies
in this edition would
sometimes come with 30 bonus stickers.
remains harder to find, in particular Cherry Blossom and
Shenanigans, because they are unique characters, unlike
the reissues of Toola-roola and Sew-and-so (which show
no distinct differences between editions). Cherry
Blossom and Shenenigans were advertised as "New
Friends." These ponies
made up the last official "Rainbow Celebration"
assortment, which would be replaced by the
Perfectly Pony group
in August of 2004.