I’d love to see Galaxy of Adventures branch out beyond just the movies

I’d love to see Galaxy of Adventures branch out beyond just the movies

The Galaxy of Adventures shorts that Lucasfilm put out via the Star Wars Kids Youtube channel are absolutely amazing. Seriously. They're so great. These have been a massive hit, and it seems like they're received widespread praise (and rightfully so). Basically, these shorts have been all about taking scenes from the films and animating them, [...]

Latest Galaxy of Adventures short gives us a brief glimpse at Captain Rex fighting in the Battle of Endor!

Latest Galaxy of Adventures short gives us a brief glimpse at Captain Rex fighting in the Battle of Endor!

In Return of the Jedi, there is a character on Han Solo's strike team to the Forest Moon of Endor who has a white beard, and in legends he became known as Nik Sant.  But after Captain Rex was brought to Star Wars Rebels, fans noticed a striking resemblance.  As Rebels entered its fourth and [...]

Galaxy of Adventures clarifies why Boba Fett was at Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi

Galaxy of Adventures clarifies why Boba Fett was at Jabba’s Palace in Return of the Jedi

I've made it no secret that I absolutley and unequivocally love the animated Galaxy of Adventures shorts that have been coming out on the Star Wars Kids Youtube channel for the last several months, and often these shorts add to our understanding of scenes by showing us a slightly different perspective. Recently, it seems that [...]

Latest Galaxy of Adventures short shows the Battle of Yavin from Han’s perspective

Latest Galaxy of Adventures short shows the Battle of Yavin from Han’s perspective

One of the most iconic moments in Star Wars happens in A New Hope, when the tiny Rebellion launches an attack against the massive Death Star in the desperate Battle of Yavin.  It ends with - spoiler alert - Luke Skywalker making the shot to destroy the battle station, but with a key assist from [...]

Only one Galaxy of Adventures short has been getting backlash. Predictably, it’s the one in which a woman is the hero

Only one Galaxy of Adventures short has been getting backlash. Predictably, it’s the one in which a woman is the hero

Recently, the Star Wars Kids Youtube page has been incrementally releasing lots of animated shorts that are absolutely fantastic.  This series, Galaxy of Adventures, adapts moments from the films and turns them into animation. These have been incredibly well-received... until recently.  And the reasoning for that is so blatantly horrifying and sexist that it's disappointing [...]

Breaking down the second batch of Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures shorts – and they’re even better than the first group!

Breaking down the second batch of Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventures shorts – and they’re even better than the first group!

In early December, several new Galaxy of Adventures shorts were released on the Star Wars Kids Youtube channel.  I watched them at the time, but for whatever reason I didn't get around to writing about them until now. But here's the reality: these shorts are absolutely amazing.  Seriously, they're great.  If you haven't seen them [...]