StarWars.Com is peeling back the veil of secrecy to reveal a few of the heroes of Star Wars: Visions – the new anime series coming to Disney Plus
With our introduction to Star Wars: Visions just over a week away, Dan Brooks at starwars.com is pulling back the veil of secrecy and giving us our first look at the heroes of the series. With excitement building for Star Wars’ foray into anime, Dan sat down with executive producer Josh Rimes and producer Kanako Shirasaki to explore four of the big heroes from the endeavor. And when it comes to unlocking the secrets of Star Wars: Visions, you must unlearn what you have learned. Let’s take a look:
A FRESH TAKE ON THE GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…
Visions will present unique takes on the Star Wars galaxy from some of the anime world’s greatest talents — and with these visionary stories come all-new heroes. Some are similar to those we know yet just a little different, others seem like they’re from a galaxy even further away. StarWars.com caught up with executive producer Josh Rimes and producer Kanako Shirasaki of Lucasfilm to learn more about five of these future fan favorites, whose stories we’ll soon experience in a Star Wars series like no other.
Kara, “The Ninth Jedi”
“The Ninth Jedi” from Production I.G. imagines a galaxy in which the Jedi Order is long gone, but a mysterious master named Juro hopes to revive it. And central to this possible Jedi renaissance is Kara, who has never been trained in the ways of the Force but still holds a connection to the guardians of peace and justice. “Kara’s father is a legendary lightsaber-smith, which is totally unique to this tale,”
Karre, “The Twins”
Trigger’s “The Twins” follows dark side siblings Karre and Am, an almost flip-version of the Skywalker saga’s well-known brother and sister. This is no hero’s journey, however. When the story begins, the twins already hold great power.
Dan, “The Elder”
“The Elder,” also from Trigger, explores the classic master-Padawan relationship. And the short’s Jedi learner, known simply as Dan, has much to learn.
F, “The Village Bride”
Kinema Citrus’ “The Village Bride” finds a fallen Jedi, known only as F, observing a small village’s wedding rituals. Little is known about F, but what she does not reveal speaks volumes.
Ronin, “The Duel”
Taking inspiration from Samurai lore and films that inspired Star Wars itself, along with a mashup of newer forms and other genres, “The Duel” follows a Jedi known simply as Ronin.
The studios creating the nine shorts include Kamikaze Douga – “The Duel”; Geno Studio (Twin Engine) – “Lop and Ochō”; Studio Colorido (Twin Engine) – “Tatooine Rhapsody”; TRIGGER – “The Twins” and “The Elder”; Kinema Citrus – “The Village Bride”; Science Saru – “Akakiri” and “T0-B1”; and Production I.G. – “The Ninth Jedi.”
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