The Star Wars universe has a lot of exciting projects coming in the next few years, and one of the most curious we’ll get to know as early as September.
Star Wars fans will get a new reimagining of the franchise, this time with Star Wars: Visions, a new Disney+ original series bringing different stories created by seven different Japanese anime studios.
Disney and Lucasfilm released the first trailer today (17). The series will feature several different animation styles that imagine George Lucas’ universe and promises to bring new stories from the most diverse corners of a galaxy far, far away. The new animation arrives on September 22 on Disney+.
Check out the trailer:
Heres’ the Star Wars: Visions official synopsis:
“Presenting all-new, creative takes on the galaxy far, far away, Star Wars: Visions will be a series of animated short films celebrating Star Wars through the lens of the world’s best anime creators.
The anthology collection will bring 10 fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars.”
The American voice cast will feature the voices of such great actors as George Takei, the Star Trek legend, David Harbour from Stranger Things and Black Widow, and veteran Temuera Morrison, reprising his role from The Mandalorian as bounty hunter Boba Fett.
Check out the list of Star Wars Visions episodes and the studio and cast for each chapter.
- The Duel (Kamikaze Douga): Brian Tee (Ronin), Lucy Liu (Leader of the Bandits), Jaden Waldman (Village Chief).
- Tatooine Rhapsody (Studio Color): Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Jay), Bobby Moynihan (Geezer), Temuera Morrison (BobaFett), Shelby Young (K-344), Marc Thompson (Lan).
- The Twins (Trigger): Neil Patrick Harris (Karre), Alison Brie (Am), Jonathan Lipow (B-20N).
- The Village Bride (Kinema Citrus): Karen Fukuhara (F), Nichole Sakura (Haru), Christopher Sean (Asu), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Valco), Andrew Kishino (Izuma), Stephanie Sheh (Saku).
- The Ninth Jedi (Production I.G.): Kimiko Glenn (Kara), Andrew Kishino (Juro), Simu Liu (Zhima), Masi Oka (Ethan), Greg Chun (Roden), Neil Kaplan (Narrator), Michael Sinterniklaas (Hen Jin).
- T0-B1 (Science Saru): Jaden Waldman (T0-B1), Kyle Chandler (Mitaka).
- The Elder (Trigger): David Harbour (Tajin), Jordan Fisher (Dan), James Hong (The Elder).
- Lop & Ocho (Geno Studio): Anna Cathcart (Lop), Hiromi Dames (Ocho), Paul Nakauchi (Yasaburo), Kyle McCarley (Empire Officer).
- Akakiri (Science Saru): Henry Golding (Tsubaki), Jamie Chung (Misa), George Takei (Senshuu), Keone Young (Kamahachi), Lorraine Toussaint (Masago).