How the ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Team Brought Anime to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

How the ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Team Brought Anime to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
To the Star Wars: Visions brain trust, Star Wars and anime were always destined to meet. After all, Japanese mythology and the films of Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa were key influences on Star Wars creator, George Lucas. So to bring Visions to life, Lucasfilm partnered with seven Japanese anime studios, as well as 65 voice actors, and now, nine short films are available to stream on Disney+. For executive producer James Waugh, it was essential that each anime studio take the reins.

“The goal with Visions was always that we wanted this to be authentic Japanese anime,” Waugh tells The Hollywood ...
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