The full details of the release date and cast for the upcoming Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures animated series have been revealed.
Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures is an all-new full-length animated series that will be making its debut on Disney+ and Disney Junior on May 4, 2023, also known as Star Wars Day. The show is set during the era of the High Republic, with the Jedi Order at its prime. The series follows a group of Jedi younglings are they learn the ways of the Force, explore the galaxy, learn valuable lessons and help those citizens and creatures in need.
Thanks to new images released to promote the show, we also know who some of the Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures cast of characters will be. Making an appearance in the series is Master Yoda himself, as well as Jedi younglings Kai Brightstar, Lys Solay and Nubs, plus their friends Nash and RJ-83. Lending their vocal talents to the cast will be Jamaal Avery, Jr. as Kai, Juliet Donenfeld as Lys, Dee Bradley Baker as Nubs, Emma Berman as Nash Durango, Jonathan Lipow as RJ-83 and Piotr Michael as Master Yoda.
“Star Wars transcends generations; fans of all ages deeply connect with its imaginative worlds, mythic stories, and unique characters,” said James Waugh, Young Jedi Adventures’ executive producer and senior vice president, Franchise Content & Strategy at Lucasfilm. “When developing Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures, the first Star Wars series created for pre-schoolers, the creative team never stopped thinking about how this show may be a youngling’s first step into a larger world, and their first time experiencing the limitless potential of the Star Wars galaxy. The show’s characters, tone, and the life lessons woven throughout each episode were written just for them, and our talented team was committed to honoring the cinematic legacy while staying true to the expectations of parents for the youngest of audiences.”
In addition to the animated show, a new collection of Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures book titles has also been announced that includes Jedi Training, My First Comic Reader Level 1, Get Well, Nubs, Yoda’s Mission: World of Reading Level 1 Reader and The Young Jedi: World of Reading Level 1 Reader.
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