Disney + released the trailer for Star Wars: Visions, the anthological series by license plate Lucasfilm which tells new stories of Star Wars through the singular style and tradition of Japanese anime.
The new trailer shows a taste of the eye-catching tone and gorgeous visuals of each of the animated shorts that will be available in both Japanese and Italian original versions starting next month.
Star Wars: Visions release date and trailer
The nine episodes of this animated series will in fact be available on the Disney + streaming catalog starting from 22 September.
James Waugh, vice president and executive producer of Lucasfilm’s Franchise Content & Strategy said:
Lucasfilm is collaborating with seven of the most talented anime studios in Japan to bring their stylistic signature and unique vision of the galaxy of Star Wars in this new series.
Their stories show the whole spectrum of Japanese animation’s bold storytelling.
Each episode is told with a freshness and a voice that broaden our understanding of what a story can be Star Wars, and celebrates a galaxy that has been an inspiration to so many visionary storytellers.
Below is the list of the animation studios that made the nine shorts set in the Star Wars universe, of which you can read the synopsis in our previous article on the series.
- Kamikaze Douga – “The Duel”
- Geno Studio (Twin Engine) – “Lop and Ochō”
- Studio Colorido (Twin Engine) – “Tatooine Rhapsody”
- TRIGGER – “The Twins” and “The Old Man”
- Kinema Citrus – “The village bride”
- Science Saru – “Akakiri” and “T0-B1”
- Production IG – “The Ninth Jedi”