Star Wars Releases New Grogu Short To Mark The Mandalorian’s Anniversary With Studio Ghibli

Disney+ published a candidate for “collaboration of the year” in Zen – Grogu and the Dust Bunnies.

This short film celebrates three years of star wars spin-off series The Mandalorianmaking the breakout character Grogu (aka Baby Yoda) in Japanese Masters Studio Ghiblihand drawn cartoon style.

The ‘dust bunnies’ of the title come directly from the studio Taken away as if by magic and My Neighbor Totoro.

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Katsuya Kondō, who worked extensively on Ghibli Ponyo, Howl’s Howl’s Moving Castle and Kiki’s Delivery Serviceis the director behind Zenwhile composer Ludwig Goransson return to the world of The Mandalorian here.

Ahead of the release of the third season of this show next February, creator Jon Favreau confirmed in May that season 4 was already in the writing phase.

“With TV, we’re very lucky that we don’t have to rush things in an hour and a half, two hours,” he said. cinema mix. “We learn to tell stories slowly.

“So now, like Dave [Filoni]is doing Ahsokait sheds a lot of light on the writing that I do for [The Mandalorian] season 4. It’s getting – how to say – more specific.”

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Favreau, who actually gave birth the MCU as we know it by leading Iron Manwent on to suggest that there were plans in place regarding The Mandalorianit’s the end too.

“It’s interesting to see how things develop and change in small ways, but we all know where it’s all going to end because of the end of the period. As part of that, we also know the scenarios that are going to unfold in the characters that we are either inheriting or in development,” he explained to Collider.

“So I would say there’s a lot of preparation done in broad strokes on how these scenarios that we’ve established come to fruition, but we’re doing it within the confines and parameters of what pre-exists in canon.”

Zen – Grogu and the Dust Bunnies is streaming now Disney+. The Mandalorian seasons 1-2 are streaming now Disney+. Season 3 is in production. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the entire Skywalker saga are available on DVD, Blu-Ray and 4K now, as well as Disney+.

Kimberly B. Nguyen