Disney + has shared a first look and a release date for its animated anthology series, Star Wars: Visions.
Details of the series were shared at the Anime Expo Lite event yesterday (July 3), with seven Japanese anime studios managing the shorts that will make up the series.
“As the first formal enterprise in the anime, each Star Wars: Visions court carries a unique Japanese sensibility, which in many ways aligns with the tone and spirit of Star wars storytelling, ”said a statement on the show, which will land on September 22.
“From the start, the stories told in the Star wars galaxy has counted Japanese mythology and Akira Kurosawa films among their many influences, and these new visions will further explore this cultural heritage through each anime studio’s unique animation style and perspective.
Watch a three-minute behind-the-scenes video of the show’s creation below.
See the names of the nine episodes of Star Wars: Visions and their corresponding anime studios below.
Kamikaze Douga – The dual
Géno Studio – Lop and Ochi
Studio Colorido – Tatooine Rhapsody
Trigger – Twins and Wool
Kinema Citrus – The village bride
Saru Sciences – Akakiri and T0-B1
GI production – The Ninth Jedi
Elsewhere on Disney +, Loki was confirmed as Marvel’s first bisexual on-screen character in the series’ final episode.
The reveal was confirmed during a conversation between Tom Hiddleston’s character and Lady Loki, who is also called Sylvie.
NMEthe recap of episode three of Loki said: “Now that we have two English aliens rampaging through time and space, Loki it’s starting to look a lot like the big budget Doctor Who the series we’ve always known was hiding somewhere in the MCU – and that’s not a bad thing.