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Lucasfilm has announced that Season 2 of Star Wars: The Illusion will premiere on May 4 — Star Wars Day — on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar. Dubbed “Volume 2,” the series will feature nine animated shorts exploring new stories set in a galaxy far, far away. While season 1 featured a Japanese anime-inspired art style, upcoming chapters will take a global approach, with nine different studios from around the world contributing their perspectives. The list also includes an Indian entry from 88 Pictures, known for its contributions to franchises such as Shrek and Kung Fu Panda.

Volume 2 promises a unique animation style in each episode, depicting each studio’s vision. “The response to the first volume of Star Wars: The Vision has blown us away. We are delighted that this has inspired and resonated with so many people,” said James Waugh, Executive Producer, Star Wars: The Vision. said in a statement. “We’re proud to showcase the lineup of studios we’ve assembled. Each short is incredible, brimming with heart, scope, imagination, and the Star Wars values ​​that make stories unique—while breaking new ground in bold new ways.” Come see a Star Wars story.”

Here’s a full list of the nine Star Wars: The Phantasm Episode 2 shorts, their directors, and the studios behind them:

  • Sith – Rodrigo Blaas (El Guiri, Spain)
  • Screecher’s Reach – Paul Young (Irish Cartoon Salon)
  • In the Stars – Gabriel Osorio (Punk Robot, Chile)
  • I am your mother – Magdalena Osinska (Aardman, UK)
  • Blackhead Tour – Hyeong Geun Park (Studio Mir, South Korea)
  • Spy Dancer – Julien Chheng (Studio La Cachette, France)
  • Bandits of Golak – Shukla (88 pics, India)
  • Aau’s Song – Nadia Darries and Daniel Clarke (Triggerfish, South Africa)
  • The Pit – LeAndre Thomas and Justin Ridge (D’art Shtajio/Lucasfilm, Japan/USA)
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This time around, “The Pit” is the only anime-inspired episode of Star Wars Vision Season 2, conceived in direct collaboration between D’art Shtajio and Lucasfilm. The former, known for his Snowchild music video for The Weeknd, previously worked on the Attack on Titan episode.already November, Lucasfilm has teamed up with artist and animator Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli to create a surprise hand-drawn animated short titled Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies. Studio Trigger, which recently gained attention for its work on Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, worked on two episodes of Season 1 of Star Wars: The Phantasm, but the Time is not in the lineup.

Additionally, Disney+ unveiled a new key art for its upcoming season 3 of The Mandalorian, which premieres March 1. The new season of the Star Wars universe follows The Book of Boba Fett as our chief bounty hunter, Pedro Pascal, travels to Mandalore to reclaim his helmet after taking off his helmet once. honors and titles.

All nine episodes of Star Wars Vision: Volume 2 will stream on May 4 on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.

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