The primary sneak peek on the Star Wars: Visions anime anthology collection is lastly right here, and it’s as thrilling as you'd count on. The franchise far, distant has lengthy regarded and felt like an anime, so it's about time the franchise comes full circle and turns into an precise anime (even when the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures micro-series already had an anime aesthetic). The teaser reveals the acclaimed anime studios bringing Star Wars to the medium it was at all times meant to be in, and offers us some thrilling particulars for what we are able to count on when the anthology collection premieres this fall on Disney+.
Star Wars Visions might be unrestricted by both canon or time interval, with the nine-episode collection bringing us new and acquainted characters in tales that may be something from large and action-heavy, to sweeping romantic, comedic, or perhaps a "rock opera model movie" titled Tatooine Rhapsody.
The nine-episode collection will embrace shorts by studios Kinema Citrus (Made in Abyss), Science SARU (DEVILMAN crybaby), Manufacturing IG (Ghost within the Shell), and Set off (Promare, Kill la Kill). In the event you've ever seen a present from considered one of these studios, that their sensibilities and types match completely inside the world of Star Wars whereas bringing one thing distinctive that we haven't seen earlier than, and who is aware of, perhaps Set off's shorts will embrace their necessary drill.
The teaser premiered as a part of this 12 months's digital Anime Expo, the place we discovered extra from the tales within the anthology, like Manufacturing IG's The Ninth Jedi, which takes place within the far future the place the Jedi have fallen into legend "and want to return again as darkness threatens the galaxy" in what appears like Seven Samurai however with Star Wars (which already sounds fascinating), and facilities on a "lightsabersmith" which we've by no means seen within the franchise and now I can't cease desirous about. Followers of anime ought to hold a watch out on the collection, which isn’t solely taking inspiration from the films that impressed Star Wars, like Akira Kurosawa's films however even the granddaddy of anime itself, Astro Boy, with the basic anime's sound designer lending his skills to considered one of Science Saru's shorts, Akakiri. And in much more thrilling information, Made in Abyss composer Kevin Pekin revealed he's composing the rating for Kinema Citrus' The Village Bride.
Listed here are the episode titles and the studios engaged on them:
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Kamikaze Douga – The Duel
Geno Studio (Twin Engine) – Lop and Ochō
Studio Colorido (Twin Engine) – Tatooine Rhapsody
Set off – The Twins
Set off – The Elder
Kinema Citrus – The Village Bride
Science Saru – Akakiri
Science Saru – T0-B1
Manufacturing IG – The Ninth Jedi
Star Wars: Visions will arrive on September 22 on Disney+. Watch the trailer and a few pictures from the present beneath:
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