New Star wars anime project Star Wars: Visions revealed new details about the storylines and settings for the multi-episode anthology series – including their places in the larger Star wars Chronology.
At a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, anime production studios working on Star Wars: Visions premiered episodes including “The Twins”, “The Elder”, “The Duel” and “The Ninth Jedi”. These are all pretty interesting concepts (details below), and they’ve been introduced with new details on how particular episodes fit into the timeline of Star wars, with a few key episodes taking place at the start and end of the Skywalker Saga.
Scroll below for new details on the episodes of Star Wars: Visions!
Star Wars: Visions – “The Elder”
Studio trigger (Kill the kill) Masahiko Otsuka revealed that this episode of Star Wars: Visions will be fixed before Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. “The Elder” will explore the dynamics of the Jedi Masters and their Padawans during the Republic era, offering new fans a new entry point into the series.
As Otsuka explains, “Our story is not directly linked to any of the characters in the films, but it explores the idea of the Jedi Knights and the dynamics of the master and the padawan in an older setting.”
Star Wars: Visions – “The Twins”
Studio Trigger’s Hiroyuki Imaishi revealed this episode of the series will take place after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. “The remnants of the Imperial Army raised a pair of twins on the dark side of the Force, and the story starts from there.”
Star Wars: Visions – “The Ninth Jedi”
Production GI (Ghost in the shell) Kenji Kamiyama revealed that this story also takes place after The rise in Skywalker, and gave this long summary:
“I wondered, after Episode IX, has the galaxy settled in peace? We all love the Jedi and Lightsaber stories, but what happened to the Jedi Knights after the film series? story is about it… When I first saw Star Wars, I was fascinated by the story of this kid Luke Skywalker who came out of nothing and embarked on a huge adventure, and for me it ‘is the root of the charm of Star Wars. … So I wanted to portray a galactic level adventure with a different character. “
Star Wars: Visions – “Lop and Ocho”
Geno Studio’s (Kamuy d’or) Yuki Igarashi revealed that this story takes place between Revenge of the Sith and New hope – a new favorite era of the franchise (see: Solo, the wrong lot). The soundtrack will be a John Williams style classic Star wars music with a Japanese touch. As for the story:
“The Galactic Empire spans all space. On a particular planet where the inhabitants are very close to nature, the Empire lands and builds a base. Their new technology causes conflicts with the inhabitants, and the protagonist. Ocho, who is the daughter of some kind of local yakuza family, meets the orphan slave Lop, who is a humanoid, rabbit-like alien creature inspired by Jaxxon from the classic Star Wars comics; they meet and form a family tie that is not related by blood. “
Star Wars: Visions – “The Duel”
Kamikaze Douga’s (Batman ninja) Junpei Mizusaki worked with Afro Samurai creator Takashi Okazaki on an episode meant to shine a Last Jedi-style light on Star wars:
“Jedi vs. Sith and Rebel vs. Empire are common parts of Star Wars lore. But what if a random person in an unknown corner of the universe snatched a saber? laser or part of that power by itself? This is the premise of ‘The Duel.’ I never thought I would be given so much freedom to interpret Star Wars in my own way, so I figured if we were allowed to do whatever we wanted, we should give it our all. “
Star Wars: Visions – “The Village Bride”
Kinema Citrus’ (Crafted in the Abyss) Hitoshi Haga will enter the alien side of Star wars with a galactic wedding story that takes a turn:
“There are so many planets in the galaxy, and I wanted to explore the different customs that might exist. Weddings are celebrated in so many different ways, even here on Earth, and I wanted to show how customs can differ using the example. relevant to a wedding ceremony. Even in Japan, we have had a variety of different types of wedding customs over time – and not all weddings are happy occasions, “Haga explains.” So who knows what could happen. “
Star Wars: Visions – “Akakiri”
SARU Sciences (Japan Sink: 2020) Eunyoung Choi made a short film which she describes as “a fleeting love story between a Jedi and a princess – and that doesn’t necessarily have a happy ending. It’s kind of a fleeting road movie that follows them. both and their friends on their trip, ”
Star Wars: Visions – “T0-B1”
Abel Góngora of Science SARU has a segment inspired by the Astro boy anime, which tells “a story about a little droid, but even though he’s a droid he has his own dreams. But eventually he’ll give up his dreams for something bigger, so it’s like a story of growing up . “
Star Wars: Visions – “Tatooine Rhapsody”
Studio Colorido’s (Burn the witch) Taku Kimura when with this nostalgic reference for his segment, which will indeed be a musical rock opera:
“There is rock music, action, and a concert stage. Its message is to do what’s in your heart, regardless of your position.”
Of course, invoking the name “Tatooine” comes with clear obligations to the Star wars fan base:
“Boba Fett and Jabba the Hutt have a lot of existing fans who love them, so I tried to balance that expectation weight with new characters and a satisfying story,” he said. “It’s a lot of pressure!”
Star Wars: Visions will air on Disney + starting September 22.
Going through: IGN