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Top 7 Anime That You Should Watch Before ‘Star Wars: Visions’
Star Wars has taken its fair share of inspiration from Japanese films and culture over the years. Several people who have worked on various Star Wars projects have talked about the Japanese influences on their work on the series. Even George Lucas stated that Star Wars was heavily influenced by Akira Kurosawa’s The Hidden Fortress. Now it appears Star Wars is leaning heavily into those influences and giving Japanese creators a chance to contribute directly to the Star Wars universe. Star Wars: Visions will be an anime anthology series with each episode being crafted by a different animation studio. It is an all-star cast of studios with a big pedigree of previous works. To help get ready for this new journey into an anime Star Wars universe, I have compiled a list of anime that you should check out to get ready for the upcoming Visions series for you to dip your toes in the anime pool, if you are unfamiliar, or just scratch that anime itch.
The One Thing 'Star Wars' Does Better Than Marvel
Star Wars and the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) are two very successful franchises that have made a promise of creating an interconnected universe throughout various media, such as books, comics, television shows, and movies. This might come as a surprise to many, but only one universe comes out on top. If we were to look at which franchise does a better job of interconnectivity between the various means of storytelling, we will have to say that Star Wars is more successful than the MCU in its entire existence as a movie franchise.
"We have come so far here on Earth. Today marks the 5000th day since we have become pollution free!" Mr.President of the world shouted from the loud speaker in the corner of the lunch hall in our new sanctioned government housing.
'Star Wars' Has Reportedly Found Its Grand Admiral Thrawn & Ezra Bridger
Does live-action Star Wars have its Ezra Bridger and Grand Admiral Thrawn? Well, according to sources by way of LRM Online, it seems we might. Since last year, we have known that these two characters might be appearing in the up and coming The Mandalorian spin-off shows in some form or another, whether it be in the form of cameos or as a full-on recurring characters. Though with the reports about these actors, the fans may be getting closer to the answer we seek.
Interplanetary Sunsets (Chapter 4)
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Two minutes to docking. “I'm reading you a little off course Sal. High on the port side. Sending new trajectory info.”
What ‘Star Wars: Visions’ Means For The Future Of 'Star Wars' Legends
There is a new Star Wars show about to hit our screens. The much anticipated Star Wars: Visions is slated for release on Disney+ on the 22nd of September this year and it has a lot of fans excited, myself included. More Star Wars content. What is not to love, am I right? One of the most intriguing things about Visions is the unknown element. All the information we have so far is that the creative team behind it were given free rein to tell stories they wanted to tell meaning. They could draw from Legends, established cannon, or develop original ideas. This is all very exciting for Star Wars fans
The Chilling Massacres By This Demon-like 'Star Wars' Species
The galaxy far, far away is a bloody and brutal universe. The Star Wars movies focus on war and the larger diplomatic struggles of an incredibly expansive universe. While there have been many brutal massacres mentioned in the films, from Order 66 in Revenge of the Sith to a reference to the Trillian Massacre in The Force Awakens, not to mention the genocide committed by the Death Star and Starkiller base attacks. One particular set of exceptionally brutal massacres stand out in Star Wars Legends. It was started by a particularly unique race who resembled devils in our world.
Two men trudged down the trail, kicking up red dust into small clouds behind them. They’d been on the move for hours already and fatigue was beginning to bite at their feet and knees. T turned to look at F. He couldn’t have been much older then himself. Tired, drooping blue eyes betrayed a faint sadness and, like most men in the Wasteland, F’s skin was red and sun damaged. Cracked, dry lips poked through his large, wild beard. His hair was jet black, or it might have been, but grey strands had begun to weave their way through his tattered mane. In style it would’ve been difficult to tell the two men apart, but T had copper hair that glowed in the harsh midday sun. His eyes, more intense than F’s, were an icy and piercing blue. Eyes that looked through you, hard and unyielding.
Aperture Spherical Telescope
Probably run by the Chinese National Astronomical Observatory, part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. China aims to allow international researchers to use mirrors, unlike other astronomical observations used elsewhere in the world. Up to 10 views are expected to be awarded to the International Observation Project simultaneously, and the project is expected to commence on August 1, 2021.
"The Ultimate Revelation If The Moon And It's Uses"
“The Ultimate Revelations Of Moon And It Uses” In ancient and modern tales of Africa, moon have played a major role in it. Not like as if we are selenophile or something like that, but in most rural areas, that’s the only electricity that is dependable. It is far more dependable than some countries electricity generating companies in this part of the world.
For centuries this question has fascinated scientists, philosophers, and scientists alike. Much of the ancient Greek philosophy had to do with the idea of eternity, and the concept of time was still relevant to the world's religions and cultures. Over the years, physicists and philosophers have explored the various solutions to the grandfather's controversy.