Tuesday, July 6, 2021

"Star Wars: Visions" on Disney+

"Star Wars: Visions" is a new Disney+ anime TV series, with seven Japanese animation studios creating different short films for Lucasfilm, using "... signature animation and storytelling styles to realize their own visions of the galaxy far, far away...":

Collaborating studios include Kamikaze Douga, Geno Studio, Studio Colorido, Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Science Saru and Production IG.

"...each 'Star Wars: Visions' short will feature Japanese sensibilities while also aligning with the tone and spirit of Star Wars storytelling. 

"From the beginning, stories told in the 'Star Wars' galaxy have counted Japanese mythology and the films of Akira Kurosawa among their many influences...

"... and these new visions will further explore that cultural heritage through the unique animation style and perspective of each anime studio..."

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