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‘The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark’ Anthology Coming in August 2020

The Clone Wars may have ended on May 4 but the media and merchandise announcements just keep on coming! Relive some of the series’ greatest moments with the upcoming short story collection, The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark. This middle-grade anthology is a collection of eleven short stories from eleven celebrated authors: Lou Anders, Tom Angleberger, Preeti Chhibber, E. Anne Convery, Zoraida Córdova, Sarah Beth Durst, Jason Fry, ... [Continue Reading]

18th May 2020 // 0 Comments

Gentle Giant Ahsoka Tano Premier Collection Statue Available for Pre-Order in May 2020

Commemorate the end of The Clone Wars by treating yourself to Gentle Giant’s limited edition Ahsoka Tano Premier Collection statue! Modelled after Ahsoka’s appearance in the Siege of Mandalore arc, this exquisite hand-painted model depicts the young Togruta posing with Morai, the mysterious convor associated with the Daughter of Mortis and whose role in Ahsoka’s life is not yet fully understood. According to Diamond Select ... [Continue Reading]

17th May 2020 // 1 Comment

‘The Clone Wars’ Fan Art Roundup – “Victory and Death”

Ended the Clone Wars have. A finale years in the making, the bittersweet “Victory and Death” bids a fond farewell to the prequel trilogy era and ushers in the period commonly known as “The Dark Times”. A fitting end to a much-loved series and an emotional roller-coaster from start to finish as we see Ahsoka Tano and Rex wrestling with moral dilemmas and fighting for their very survival against seemingly insurmountable ... [Continue Reading]

11th May 2020 // 0 Comments

‘The Clone Wars’ Fan Art Roundup – “Shattered”

With Maul captured and the end of the war seemingly in sight, one could almost be lured into a false sense of security as they go into the third episode of the Siege of Mandalore arc, the appropriately titled “Shattered”. Composer Kevin Kiner’s haunting Blade Runner-esque score may seem soothing on the surface but it has a sinister chill to it that betrays the heartache to come. Rex and Ahsoka share a tender heart to heart ... [Continue Reading]

9th May 2020 // 1 Comment

‘The Clone Wars’ Fan Art Roundup – “The Phantom Apprentice”

The Siege of Mandalore rages on. Former Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano and disgraced former Sith apprentice Maul butt heads and trade barbs as the end of the war draws near. “The Phantom Apprentice” is Star Wars at its most visceral and foreboding: fateful duels, jetpacks galore, ominous monologues, and impending sense of doom throughout. I’m sure nothing untoward will happen to our beloved heroes, right? Emotions are running high ... [Continue Reading]

29th April 2020 // 2 Comments

‘Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian’ Docuseries Starting May 4

Want to learn more about the cutting-edge filmmaking techniques and technology used to bring the hit Disney+ series The Mandalorian to life? Then you’re in luck! The eight-part documentary series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian will take viewers behind the scenes of the making of the first ever live-action Star Wars series and you won’t need to wait long; the first episode will be released on Disney+ on May 4 and new episodes will be ... [Continue Reading]

28th April 2020 // 0 Comments

‘The Clone Wars’ Fan Art Roundup – “Old Friends Not Forgotten”

The Siege of Mandalore has begun! After years of waiting, fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars finally got their first taste of an arc that promises to be one of the most compelling – and heartbreaking – story arcs in the show’s history. “Old Friends Not Forgotten” has earned unanimous praise from critics and fans alike and it’s not hard to see why. From bittersweet reunions to high-octane action sequences, this ... [Continue Reading]

21st April 2020 // 3 Comments

7 ‘Star Wars’ Web Series For You and Your Kids to Enjoy During Quarantine

Perhaps you and your family are tired of rewatching the same few Star Wars films or TV series during your quarantine. Or perhaps Disney+ hasn’t launched in your region yet and you don’t have access to the platform’s catalogue of Star Wars content? Whatever the case may be, do not fret – you can find a plethora of animated shorts and web series over on the official Star Wars YouTube channels and they won’t cost you a ... [Continue Reading]

20th April 2020 // 1 Comment

Highlights From the 2019 Star Wars Celebration ‘Clone Wars’ Panel

As many of you have probably noticed, especially those of you who follow me on my personal Twitter account, 2019 was a challenging year for me in many respects. Deaths in the family, financial woes, job-related anxiety, and the loss of my beloved cat Juno all took their toll on me, robbing me of the enthusiasm (and energy) I needed to run Team Ahsoka. That’s why I never got around to writing about the Clone Wars panel that was held at Star ... [Continue Reading]

7th January 2020 // 2 Comments

Dave Filoni Shares Two More Sketches of Ahsoka Tano

Dave Filoni isn’t just one of Lucasfilm’s most respected figures and a masterful storyteller; he’s also one hell of an artist, as he has demonstrated on numerous occasions. If you’ve been following him on social media or watching his panels at Star Wars Celebration, you’ll no doubt have seen some of his “doodles” at some point. Earlier this year, he shared two new sketches of “Ahsoka the ... [Continue Reading]

26th June 2019 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka Tano Fans Celebrate Star Wars Day 2019

Every year, on May the 4th, Star Wars fans flock to social media to share their love for their beloved far-away galaxy and its cast of colourful characters, and Ahsoka Tano fans are no exception. From creative cosplay to “Mermay” sketches, Ahsoka fans turned out in force to celebrate their love for the Togruta Padawan-turned-rebel. Here are some of the incredible fan creations and cosplay photos spotted on Twitter and Instagram on ... [Continue Reading]

5th May 2019 // 0 Comments

‘The Clone Wars’ and ‘Rebels’ at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars Celebration Chicago is approaching at hyper-speed. Guests, panels, and other events are being announced on a weekly basis and it’s getting tough to keep track of all the latest updates, so here’s a handy guide to some of the Ahsoka Tano, The Clone Wars, and Star Wars Rebels events being held at this year’s convention as well as some details about the merchandise you can purchase there. Please note that the times, ... [Continue Reading]

13th March 2019 // 2 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Art at Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Star Wars Celebration Chicago is now just over a month away and the organisers have revealed that a plethora of exclusive art prints will be available for pick-up at the Celebration Art Show. The Art Show, one of the event’s most popular features, will be held at McCormick Place, Chicago, from April 11 to April 15 (inclusive) and will feature a range of officially licensed art that pays homage to the franchise’s forty-plus-year ... [Continue Reading]

9th March 2019 // 1 Comment

Dark Horse to Publish ‘The Art of Star Wars Rebels’ Art Book

If you’re a fan of Star Wars Rebels, it’s time to make some room in your bookshelves or clear some space on your coffee table because Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm have a special treat in store for you this autumn in May 2020! IGN has announced that Dark Horse has teamed up with the creative team over at Lucasfilm Animation and will be publishing a hardcover art book that promises to offers fans a behind-the-scenes look at some of ... [Continue Reading]

13th February 2019 // 2 Comments

Ashley Eckstein to Attend Star Wars Celebration Chicago

Lucasfilm has announced that the voice of Ahsoka Tano herself, Ashley Eckstein, will be among the many guests attending Star Wars Celebration Chicago this April and will be signing autographs at the Topps autograph area during the five-day event. Details of the panels she will be participating in have yet to be confirmed but she will no doubt be helping to promote the upcoming final season of The Clone Wars and representing her fangirl fashion ... [Continue Reading]

1st February 2019 // 4 Comments

“I No Longer Walk the Jedi Path” – How Japanese Subtitles Added Extra Depth to Ahsoka and Vader’s Showdown

A translation can make – or break – a work of fiction but as long-time Japan resident and amateur Japanologist Dave Hackerson discovered, sometimes it can improve upon an already emotive scene. Dave, who goes by the username @NorskAkiruno on Twitter, has long been interested in the ways that Japanese philosophy can be applied to the Star Wars universe and how that universe has itself been influenced by Japanese aesthetics, samurai ... [Continue Reading]

12th January 2019 // 4 Comments

Could Ahsoka Tano Be in the New Cassian Andor Series?

On November 8, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced that Lucasfilm was developing a new live-action series centred around Rogue One’s rebel spy, Cassian Andor. Diego Luna will be reprising his role as the morally-questionable intelligence officer and the series will be set during the formative years of the Rebellion, serving as a prequel of sorts to the critically-acclaimed 2016 film. Marketed as a spy thriller, the as-yet untitled ... [Continue Reading]

10th November 2018 // 3 Comments

Guest Article: #CloneWarsRewatch: Using Twitter and Rabbit.TV to Connect With ‘Star Wars’ Fans

I watch a lot of media. It’s true. If I’m not on YouTube watching someone play a video game, I’m on Netflix. If I’m not watching something on Netflix, it’s Hulu. Not on Hulu? I’m searching for something new on Amazon Prime or popping in a movie I’ve seen hundreds of times before. I’ve probably watched Simpsons episodes hundreds of thousands of times. I’ve put myself through two rewatches of 11 and then 12 seasons of ... [Continue Reading]

4th November 2018 // 0 Comments

Guest Post: The Top 5 Saddest Moments from ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’

When I saw that Kelly (the admin of Team Ahsoka) had put out a call for guest articles and that a lot of people were responding, I decided to join in the fun. At first, I had to think about what I could do, if I should write something about Ahsoka or Star Wars: The Clone Wars. And then I thought, “Why don’t I make a top five list of something from The Clone Wars… and include Ahsoka in it?!” Before I begin, I wanted to say ... [Continue Reading]

9th September 2018 // 2 Comments

Guest Post: Ahsoka and ‘The Clone Wars’: A Step Into a Larger World

When I read about Kelly’s search for guest writers to celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Clone Wars, I jumped at the chance. But when I started writing and I stared at my blank screen, the doubts came crawling in. First, let me introduce myself: I’m Jordi, I hail from Catalonia, and my wife Heleia and I are big fans of Star Wars. You could say we’re children of the prequels; we were 14 when The Phantom Menace was released. ... [Continue Reading]

14th August 2018 // 2 Comments

Star Wars Podcasters Celebrate Ten Years of Ahsoka Tano

It’s been a decade since Star Wars: The Clone Wars first graced our screens. With the tenth anniversary of the series’ debut just around the corner, podcasters put together their tributes to the series and called on Clone Wars fans to send in their thoughts on the much-loved show and its leading female Jedi, Ahsoka Tano. Here’s a selection of tenth anniversary podcast episodes that explore Ahsoka Tano’s journey from ... [Continue Reading]

11th August 2018 // 3 Comments

Returned ‘The Clone Wars’ Has: New Episodes to Debut on Disney’s New Streaming Service

Rebellions are built on hope, but so too are revivals. For years, fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars held onto a tiny glimmer of hope that the prematurely-cancelled series would one day be completed, that they would get to see the much talked about Siege of Mandalore on screen someday. Well, Lucasfilm has answered those fans’ prayers by announcing that TWELVE new episodes of the beloved animated series would be coming to Disney’s ... [Continue Reading]

20th July 2018 // 12 Comments

SDCC to Host ‘Clone Wars’ 10th Anniversary Panel

The dearly loved and critically-acclaimed animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year with a bang. Earlier this month, Funko announced that it will be launching a new range of Clone Wars Funko Pop! figures and this week, Lucasfilm announced that it will be holding a special anniversary panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2018. The panel will be moderated by Amy Ratcliffe, the Managing Editor for ... [Continue Reading]

28th June 2018 // 2 Comments

‘The Clone Wars’ Funko Pop! Figures Coming This August

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Star Wars: The Clone Wars in style by treating yourself to one or more of Funko’s brand new range of Clone Wars Pop! vinyl figures! The first wave of Clone Wars figures will be out this August and will include not one, but two Ahsoka Tano figures. One of these will be modelled after her character model from the film and early seasons of the series and will be a Hot Topic exclusive; the other will be ... [Continue Reading]

20th June 2018 // 4 Comments

Recap: All of the Ahsoka Tano ‘Forces of Destiny’ Episodes

Did you miss any of Ahsoka Tano’s appearances in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny? Or do you simply want to rewatch these charming animated shorts while you wait for more news about Lucasfilm’s new animation projects? Then scroll down to find a complete archive of all the Forces of Destiny episodes that Snips has appeared in to date! ‘The Padawan Path’ Our plucky heroine makes her way to a special ceremony at the Jedi Temple ... [Continue Reading]

15th June 2018 // 2 Comments