Posted by Jobi-Wan on March 31, 2023 at 08:06 AM CST
Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is, Rebelscum. A new animated Star Wars series aimed at kids is headed your way, premiering on Disney+ and Disney Junior on May 4. Check out the details here:

On May 4, 2023, Disney+ and Disney Junior will premiere the original animated series, “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” in celebration of Star Wars Day. Set during The High Republic era, the animated series follows Jedi younglings as they study the ways of the Force, explore the galaxy, help citizens and creatures in need, and learn valuable skills needed to become Jedi along the way.

Today, Lucasfilm unveiled the key art for the series, which features Jedi younglings Kai Brightstar, Lys Slay, Nubs, Master Yoda, Nash Durango, and RJ-83. Three animated shorts were also released as a sneak preview of the animated series. Meet the Young Jedi, Lys’ Creature Caper, and Kai’s Daring Droid Rescue introduce the Jedi younglings and their friends on planet Tenoo.

Meet the Young Jedi - Kai, Lys, and Nubs work together to battle a training droid at the Jedi Temple on Tenoo.

Lys' Creature Caper - Lys follows the clues to retrieve an adorable creature running amok through the Jedi Temple.

Kai's Daring Droid Rescue - In this video from Young Jedi Adventures Nash calls Kai when her droid RJ-83 is in trouble.

Three additional shorts will debut on YouTube over the coming weeks, with all six shorts available to stream on Disney+ on April 26, ahead of the series debut on May 4, 2023.

Produced by Lucasfilm in collaboration with Wild Canary for Disney+ and Disney Junior, “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” is executive produced by Lucasfilm’s James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez, and Josh Rimes. Michael Olson (“Puppy Dog Pals”) is showrunner and executive producer; Elliot M. Bour (“Elena of Avalor”) is supervising director and co-producer; Jeannine Hodson (“Puppy Dog Pals”) is producer; and Lamont Magee (“Black Lightning”) is consulting producer. “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” stars Jamaal Avery, Jr. as Kai Brightstar, Juliet Donenfeld as Lys Solay, Dee Bradley Baker as Nubs, Emma Berman as Nash Durango, Jonathan Lipow as RJ-83, and Piotr Michael as Master Yoda. “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” will debut on Disney+ and Disney Junior on May 4, 2023.

In the meantime, Gizmodo revealed the first products inspired by Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures. With exciting new apparel, accessories, toys and plush from shopDisney, LEGO, Hasbro and Mattel, there’s sure to be something for every family to enjoy together with their younglings.

The first products revealed include…

-New youth t-shirts, a Nubs backpack, and a Nubs plush – all coming soon to Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort and shopDisney

-LEGO® Star Wars™ Tenoo Jedi Temple™ Building Set - coming June 1st

-Jedi Pilot Kai Brightstar and Jedi Pilot Nubs Vehicle Sets – coming this summer from Hasbro

-Kai Brightstar and Taborr Pop-Up Lightsaber Duel 2-Pack – coming this summer from Hasbro

-Lys Solay and Training Droid Pop-Up Lightsaber Duel 2-Pack – coming this summer from Hasbro

-Young Jedi Adventures Kai Brightstar, Lys Solay and Nubs plush – coming this summer from Mattel

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