After a big behind-the-scenes look out of the 2021 Anime Expo, Disney and Lucasfilm premiered the trailer for Star Wars: Visions on Tuesday. Premiering this September on Disney Plus, the nine-episode animated anthology series renders the Star Wars universe in various styles of Japanese anime, and the shorts will cast both English and Japanese actors in various roles.
Visions brings together studios from across Japan, including Kamikaze Douga, Geno Studio (Twin Engine), Studio Colorido (Twin Engine), Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Science Saru, and Production I.G. Each of the nine shorts has a distinctive visual style, as teased in the full-length trailer.
“Each one of these studios that we approached, we found hardcore Star Wars fans,” Lucasfilm executive producer Jacqui Lopez said at the Anime Expo. “They all had a story they wanted to tell.”
Along with the trailer, Disney announced the Japanese voice cast and character names for the first nine episodes: