Star Wars Visions Shows Off Its Cast in New Trailer

| Aug 17, 2021
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Lucasfilm has released a new trailer featuring the Japanese and English voice cast of its upcoming anime-inspired anthology series, Star Wars Visions.

Part of the series’ new slate, Star Wars Visions is set to premiere exclusively on September 22nd and will tell Star Wars stories through the tradition and style of Japanese anime. Each of the shorts in the series will have its own style with Lucasfilm partnering with the anime industry’s most talented studios. Lucasfilm is partnering with Kamikaze Douga, Geno Studio, Studio Colorido, TRIGGER, Kinema Citrus, Science Saru and Production I.G. to produce nine shorts.

“Lucasfilm is partnering with seven of the most talented anime studios in Japan to bring their signature style and unique vision of the Star Wars galaxy to this inspired new series,” Lucasfilm executive producer and Franchise Content & Strategy Vice President, James Waugh said.

“Their stories showcase the full spectrum of bold storytelling found across Japanese animation; each told with a freshness and voice that expands our understanding of what a Star Wars story can be, and celebrates a galaxy that has been such an inspiration to so many visionary storytellers.”

In addition to the new Star Wars Visions trailer, we have a list of the show’s Japanese and English and what characters they will be playing in the nine shorts.

Star Wars Visions Japanese Cast:

  • “The Duel”
    • Masaki Terasoma (Ronin), Akeno Watanabe (Bandit Leader), Yūko Sanpei (VillageChief)
  • “Tatooine Rhapsody”
    • Hiroyuki Yoshino (Jay), Kōusuke Gotō (Geezer), Akio Kaneda (Boba Fett), MasayoFujita (K-344), Anri Katsu (Lan)
  • “The Twins”
    • Junya Enoki (Karre), Ryoko Shiraishi (Am), Tokuyoshi Kawashima (B-20N)
  • “The Village Bride”
    • Asami Seto (F), Megumi Han (Haru), Yūma Uchida (Asu), Takaya Kamikawa (Vaan), Yoshimitsu Shimoyama (Izuma), Mariya Ise (Saku)
  • “The Ninth Jedi”
    • Chinatsu Akasaki(Kara), Tetsuo Kanao (Juro), Shin-ichiro Miki (Zhima), Hiromu Mineta (Ethan), Kazuya Nakai (Roden), Akio Ōtsuka, (Narrator), Daisuke Hirakawa (Hen Jin)
  • “T0-B1”
    • Masako Nozawa (T0-B1), Tsutomu Isobe (Mitaka)
  • “The Elder”
    • Takaya Hashi (Tajin), Kenichi Ogata (The Elder), Yuichi Nakamura (Dan)
  • “Lop & Ocho”
    • Seiran Kobayashi (Lop), Risa Shimizu (Ocho), Tadahisa Fujimura (Yasaburo),Taisuke Nakano (Imperial Officer)
  • “Akakiri”
    • Yū Miyazaki (Tsubaki), Lynn (Misa), Chō (Senshuu), Wataru Takagi (Kamahachi),Yukari Nozawa (Masago)

Star Wars Visions English Cast:

  • “The Duel”
    • Brian Tee (Ronin), Lucy Liu (Bandit Leader), Jaden Waldman (Village Chief)
  • “Tatooine Rhapsody”
    • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Jay), Bobby Moynihan (Geezer), Temuera Morrison (BobaFett), Shelby Young (K-344), Marc Thompson (Lan)
  • “The Twins”
    • Neil Patrick Harris (Karre), Alison Brie (Am), Jonathan Lipow (B-20N)
  • “The Village Bride”
    • Karen Fukuhara (F), Nichole Sakura (Haru), Christopher Sean (Asu), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Valco), Andrew Kishino (Izuma), Stephanie Sheh (Saku)
  • “The Ninth Jedi”
    • Kimiko Glenn (Kara), Andrew Kishino (Juro), Simu Liu (Zhima), Masi Oka (Ethan), Greg Chun (Roden), Neil Kaplan (Narrator), Michael Sinterniklaas (Hen Jin),
  • “T0-B1”
    • Jaden Waldman (T0-B1), Kyle Chandler (Mitaka)
  • “The Elder”
    • David Harbour (Tajin), Jordan Fisher (Dan), James Hong (The Elder)
  • “Lop & Ocho”
    • Anna Cathcart (Lop), Hiromi Dames (Ocho), Paul Nakauchi (Yasaburo), Kyle McCarley (Imperial Officer)
  • “Akakiri”
    • Henry Golding (Tsubaki), Jamie Chung (Misa), George Takei (Senshuu), Keone Young (Kamahachi), Lorraine Toussaint (Masago)

Star Wars Visions is set to premiere on September 22nd on Disney+ with a new short releasing every week for nine weeks.

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