Further details about the animated anthology series “Star Wars: Visions,” one in which seven different Japanese studios offer nine episodes set across various corners of the “Star Wars” universe, have come to light.
Two of the episodes will be handled by Studio Trigger, the company behind the original “Ghost in the Shell” founded by Masahiko Otsuka and Hiroyuki Imaishi.
Otsuka is producing the episode “The Elder” which has been revealed to be set before “Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace”. Talking about his episode at a Toyko press conference, he tells IGN (via Slashfilm):
“For some viewers, this series might be their first Star Wars experience, so I wanted to make something that you can enjoy without any knowledge of the rest of the story. So our story is not directly connected to any of the characters from the films, but it explores the idea of the Jedi Knights and the master and padawan dynamic in an older setting.”
Imaishi’s “The Twins” on the other hand is set after the events of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”. He explains what his episode is up to: