During the final day of Star Wars Celebration, Disney held a special panel that was a look back at Star Wars: Visions, which was Disney’s first formal venture into anime, each “Star Wars: Visions” short bears a unique Japanese sensibility, which in many ways aligns 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.
And during this panel, it was announced that “Star Wars: Visions” will be returning for a second volume on Disney+ in Spring 2023.
For the second season, it’s going to become much more international as the series won’t just be created by Japanese studios, as multiple cultures and styles from other countries such as India, South Korea, France, South Africa, Chile Ireland, Spain, and more will be represented, along with more content from Japan.
No other details have yet been announced about the second volume of shorts, but the first season
Season one of “Visions” is available to stream on Disney+ .
Are you looking forward to the return of “Star Wars: Visions”?
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.