Micro Chips in A Banner Day
|Occupation||Student at Canterlot High School|
|Hair||Dark grayish sapphire blue with lighter sheen|
|Coat||Pale, light grayish violet|
Micro Chips is a male human and a student from Canterlot High School. He is not named in the films, but he is named in the credits of the television broadcasts of the Rainbow Rocks and Friendship Games animated shorts.
Depiction in films
Micro Chips first appears in My Little Pony Equestria Girls as a student of Canterlot High School. Fluttershy identifies him as one of the "techies" in the school's various social cliques.
As Twilight Sparkle tries to figure out how to reclaim her stolen crown from Sunset Shimmer, Micro Chips finds her acting strangely in the school hallway. During the Cafeteria Song, he records video of Twilight and her friends' performance with his smartphone, and he joins his fellow students in dancing. Later, at the Fall Formal, he works the audio during the performance of Flash Sentry's band, and he dresses and dances like Korean songwriter Psy.
In Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks, Micro Chips is turned against his fellow CHS students by the Dazzlings' siren magic. He performs in the CHS Musical Showcase with "Wiz Kid" and "Scribble Dee", but they are eliminated in the first round by Lyra Heartstrings and Sweetie Drops.
Micro Chips briefly appears in the Rainbow Rocks animated short Pinkie on the One during the cafeteria scene, computer open to an imageboard.
In the Rainbow Rocks musical short Shake your Tail!, Micro Chips very briefly appears in the CHS audience during the Rainbooms' song.
In the Rainbow Rocks musical short Perfect Day for Fun, Micro Chips attends the Canterlot High School carnival and watches the Rainbooms perform.
In Friendship Games, Micro Chips takes part in the titular sporting event against Crystal Prep Academy as a member of the Canterlot High School Wondercolts. During the wood-shop portion of the Academic Decathlon, he is paired up with Sandalwood, and the two produce a shoddily put-together birdhouse. They are eliminated from the competition by Sugarcoat and Indigo Zap, who gloat over their victory afterwards.
Micro Chips appears in the Friendship Games animated short All's Fair in Love & Friendship Games with his first speaking role, remarking on the strangeness of Lyra Heartstrings and Sweetie Drops' Friendship Games audition.
In the Friendship Games animated short A Banner Day, Micro Chips has a starring role alongside Flash Sentry and Sandalwood. Vice Principal Luna tasks the three with making a banner to welcome Crystal Prep Academy to the Friendship Games. Micro Chips' science-based ideas conflict with those of his friends, but the final product is met with Vice Principal Luna's approval.
Depiction in comics
- "Is it just me or did things take a turn towards Weirdsville?"
- — All's Fair in Love & Friendship Games
- "I was thinking we could paint a model of DNA. It shows that we're smart but invites them in with the very fiber of our being."
- — A Banner Day
- "Hey, you did that on purpose! [gasps] My friendship algorithm!"
- — A Banner Day