Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures | Meet the Young Jedi (Short 1)
Kai, Lys, and Nubs work together to battle a training droid at the Jedi Temple on Tenoo in this animated short from Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures
Although we are a few weeks away from the series premiere of Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures, the great team at Star Wars Kids has launched a fun new segment. Designed to introduce us to the characters that will carry this new series forward, the team has dropped a fun series of shorts. And they are a blast. Led by saga legend Jedi Master Yoda, the new breed of younglings is out to explore the galaxy and learn the ways of the Force. But as is always the case, the galaxy has other plans.
MEET THE YOUNG JEDI
Young Jedi Adventures is set during the High Republic era and the prime of the Jedi Order, the animated series follows Jedi younglings as they study the ways of the Force, explore the galaxy, help citizens and creatures in need, and learn valuable skills needed to become Jedi along the way. The cast includes Jamaal Avery, Jr. as Kai Brightstar, Juliet Donenfeld as Lys Solay, Dee Bradley Baker as Nubs, Emma Berman as Nash Durango, Jonathan Lipow as RJ-83, and Piotr Michael as Master Yoda.
Produced by Lucasfilm for Disney+ and Disney Junior, Young Jedi Adventures is executive produced by Lucasfilm’s James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez, and Josh Rimes. Michael Olson (Puppy Dog Pals) is showrunner and executive producer; Elliot M. Bour (Elena of Avalor) is supervising director and co-producer; Jeannine Hodson (Puppy Dog Pals) is producer; and Lamont Magee (Black Lightning) is consulting producer.
If this new series isn’t enough to have you igniting your lightsaber with glee, Lucasfilm also dropped a brand new poster to accompany the series. Check it out below.
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Be sure to check out Young Jedi Adventures when it launches on Disney+ and Disney Junior on May 4th.
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