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"Star Wars: Visions will be a series of animated short films celebrating the Star Wars galaxy through the lens of the world's best anime creators. This anthology collection will bring ten fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars."
―President Kathleen Kennedy announces the project on Disney Investor Day 2020[4]

Star Wars: Visions is an animated anthology television series. Its initial release comprised nine anime-inspired original short films from various Japanese animation studios that present a different cultural perspective of Star Wars.[2] The series premiered on the video streaming service Disney+ on September 22, 2021.[2] The novel Ronin ties into the short "The Duel."[5] Each short film of Visions has a corresponding featurette called Star Wars: Visions Filmmaker Focus that details its making and goes behind the scenes.[6] On May 29, 2022, a second volume of Star Wars: Visions was announced with a premiere in Spring 2023.[7]

Official description[]

Concept art from the series

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 fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars.[1]

Volumes[]

Volume Logo Episodes First airdate Last airdate
1[2] Star Wars Visions logo.png 9 September 22, 2021[2] September 22, 2021[2]
2[8] Visions Volume 2 logo.png Spring 2023[8]

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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 StarWars.com Future Lucasfilm Projects Revealed on StarWars.com (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 StarWars.com Anime Expo Lite: 20 Things We Learned from the Star Wars: Visions Panel on StarWars.com (backup link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 StarWars.com Explore Star Wars: Visions at Anime Expo Lite on StarWars.com (backup link)
  4. DisneyCompany-favicon.png Disney Investor Day 2020 on The Walt Disney Company official website (backup link)
  5. TwitterLogo.svg Del Rey (@DelRayStarWars) on Twitter: "This year, #StarWarsVisions will bring all-new, creative takes on Star Wars from the world's best anime creators. Coming Oct 12th, an original novel inspired by one of those animated tales. A #StarWars book quite unlike any before it. RONIN By Emma Mieko Candon" (backup link)
  6. StarWars.com Star Wars: Visions is Here! on StarWars.com (backup link)
  7. StarWars.com SWCA 2022: 6 Highlights from the Star Wars: Visions Panel on StarWars.com (backup link)
  8. 8.0 8.1 TwitterLogo.svg Star Wars (@starwars) on Twitter: "#StarWarsVisions returns. Volume 2 streaming Spring 2023, only on @DisneyPlus." (backup link)


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