To celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4, 2023, Disney+ is set to release a brand new animated series called "Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures". The series is set during The High Republic era and will follow a group of Jedi younglings as they journey through the galaxy, learning the ways of the Force, helping those in need, and acquiring the essential skills required to become fully-fledged Jedi.
Lucasfilm has released the official key art for the upcoming animated series, "Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures," which showcases the main characters of the show. The series, set in The High Republic era, follows the journey of Jedi younglings, including Kai Brightstar, Lys Slay, Nubs, Master Yoda, Nash Durango, and RJ-83, as they explore the galaxy, help those in need, and learn the ways of the Force. In addition, three sneak-peek animated shorts were also revealed, giving viewers a glimpse of what to expect from the series. "Meet the Young Jedi," "Lys’ Creature Caper," and "Kai’s Daring Droid Rescue" introduce the Jedi younglings and their Tenoo planet friends.
“Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Meet the Young Jedi (Short)
Kai, Lys, and Nubs work together to battle a training droid at the Jedi Temple on Tenoo.
“Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Lys’ Creature Caper (Short)
Lys follows the clues to retrieve an adorable creature running amok through the Jedi Temple.
“Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Kai’s Daring Droid Rescue (Short)
When her droid RJ-83 is in trouble, Nash calls on Kai to help rescue him.
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+ “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” is executive produced by Lucasfilm’s James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez, and Josh Rimes. Michael Olson (“Puppy Dog Pals”) is the showrunner and executive producer; Elliot M. Bour (“Elena of Avalor”) is supervising director and co-producer; Jeannine Hodson (“Puppy Dog Pals”) is the 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+ on May 4, 2023.