Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Combines Two Of My Favorite Things…
My love for Star Wars is well documented. From my wondering where Star Wars went wrong, my high praise of Rogue One, to my affinity for the original trilogy, there’s nothing about the galaxy far, far away I don’t love talking about.
Almost as much as Star Wars, I love good animation. I grew up on animated classics like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Thundercats, He-Man, She-Ra, Darkwing Duck, Gargoyles, and X-Men. Not to elevate the shows to more than they were but each began by setting the standard for good animation and then by their conclusion, had raised it.
Combining the two – Star Wars and animation – is like a cold beer on a hot day…unbeatable. Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures is that cold beer.
Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures is the work of Lucasfilm. The project takes important moments from Star Wars history, updates them, and spits them back into the world with brilliant and vibrant animation.
The project has already released various animated shorts. Luke Skywalker learning his Jedi destiny From Obi-Wan Kenobi. Luke vs the Wampa on Hoth. The adrenaline filled Darth Vader scene from Rogue One. You know, the one where he cuts down the rebellion?
And now they have unleashed the jaw-dropping Count Dooku and Yoda battle at the end of Attack of the Clones. Check it out below.
What’s the point?
The shorts are designed for two things. First, they are an avenue that brings Star Wars to new audiences through dramatic and crisp animation. Second, they are created as a reminder that Episode IX is on its way later this year.
What makes them so magical is that along with the animation, they don’t forget where they’ve come from. Each short uses the movie it references original scripts and soundtrack. This translates into reliving the best moments from Star Wars in a truly heart-stopping way.
And relive them we do!
Even if you’re not a fan of Star Wars, although I can’t understand why you have to appreciate how good the animation is. The animation is so good that it could be from a galaxy far, far away.