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.
Lucasfilm recently 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.
“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.
“Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Nubs & the Flower Fiasco (Short)
While on a mission to get a special flower, nature-lover Nubs uses some high-flying heroics to avoid a creature who also wants it.
“Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Nash’s Firehawk Frenzy (Short)
In this video from Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures, the Young Jedi are aboard Nash’s starship, The Crimson Firehawk, the must evade Taborr’s ship.
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.