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James Raiz’s Ahsoka Sketch Featured on ‘The Star Wars Show’

If you tuned in to watch Ashley Eckstein on The Star Wars Show on June 28, you may have noticed that her interview with Andi Gutierrez was immediately followed by a segment about James Raiz’s saga-spanning hand-drawn artwork, a project he began in November 2016 and took upwards of 400 hours to complete. The final piece did not include any of the animation-only characters from The Clone Wars or Star Wars Rebels due to its focus on the ... [Continue Reading]

27th July 2017 // 0 Comments

Dave Filoni Sheds Light on Ahsoka and Kanan’s History

In what has recently become a weekly info drop, Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni revealed that Ahsoka Tano and Kanan Jarrus had met each other long before the events of the season one finale, ‘Fire Across the Galaxy’. This revelation couldn’t have been more timely as it was something I had given some serious thought to just a few days earlier. Ahsoka and the-then Caleb Dume are quite similar in age (there’s ... [Continue Reading]

25th July 2017 // 0 Comments

‘Tano Couture’ Hits the Her Universe Fashion Show Runway

Her Universe held its fourth annual fashion show at San Diego Comic Con 2017, showcasing an eclectic range of pop-culture designs which drew inspiration from beloved Japanese anime classics, blockbuster superhero films, Star Wars (naturally), Disney’s animated masterpiece Moana, popular video games, and other sources. This year’s contestants competed for the chance to work alongside Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein and design a ... [Continue Reading]

25th July 2017 // 0 Comments

Her Universe Unveils D23 Expo Exclusive Ahsoka Tano T-Shirt

If you’re attending the D23 Expo in Anaheim this weekend, keep your eyes open for Her Universe’s brand-new Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Ahsoka Tano T-shirt! Eagle-eyed fans will have spotted Ashley Eckstein wearing this on a recent episode of The Star Wars Show, but the T-shirt will finally be making its public debut at the highly-anticipated convention later this week. According to Disney Style blogger Nicole Mynott, the Forces of ... [Continue Reading]

13th July 2017 // 0 Comments

Fan Recreates Jedi Temple Scene from ‘The Padawan Path’

The recently released episodes of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny have inspired fans to create artwork based on the popular animated series. One example is Johnamarie Macias’ fan-made colouring book. Another is Melissa Thomas’s super-cute renditions of the show’s leading ladies. But the artwork that really caught my attention was this home-made diorama of the Jedi Temple scene from the episode ‘The Padawan’s ... [Continue Reading]

11th July 2017 // 0 Comments

When Ahsoka Met Bendu…

If you follow Star Wars Rebels’ executive producer Dave Filoni on social media, you’ll know that he has a penchant for dropping bombshells when you least expect them… such as mere hours after Ahsoka Tano’s debut in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny. Not content to let fans ride the euphoric wave of Clone Wars nostalgia, Filoni decided that this was as good a time as any to send a shockwave through the fanbase and casually ... [Continue Reading]

11th July 2017 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka Tano Takes Fans Down the Padawan Path in ‘Forces of Destiny’

Clone Wars-era Ahsoka Tano made her triumphant return to our screens earlier this week in her very own episode of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, ‘The Padawan Path’. The episode sees our plucky heroine on her way to a special ceremony at the Jedi Temple before she gets side-tracked by a malfunctioning droid. Never one to shy away from danger, even when she’s running late, Ahsoka leaps into action to save a mother and child from ... [Continue Reading]

9th July 2017 // 3 Comments

Ashley Eckstein & Matt Lanter Are Back in the Studio… But What Are They Recording?

Everyone hates Mondays, right? Well, not if you’re sharing a studio with Timeless star and Clone Wars veteran Matt Lanter. Ashley Eckstein gave Star Wars fans some much-needed cheer this Monday by sharing a photo of her and her old co-star in a recording studio, adding “How can your Monday be UGH when you get to record with Matt Lanter in your Matt Lanter shirt???” But the real question we should be asking is: What are they ... [Continue Reading]

20th June 2017 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka Tano (Fulcrum) Added to ‘Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes’

There’s no word yet on whether Ahsoka Tano will be a playable character in the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II and she hasn’t made the leap into the popular MOBA game Star Wars: Force Arena, but fans of the immensely popular (and highly addictive) Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes will be pleased to hear that Rebels-era Ahsoka Tano has finally been added to the game’s roster. Although Clone Wars Ahsoka has been a playable ... [Continue Reading]

19th June 2017 // 0 Comments

Dave Filoni’s Cryptic Birthday Gift to Ahsoka Tano Fans

Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer Dave Filoni proves once more that he’s the gift that keeps on giving by sharing a brand-new piece of Ahsoka Tano art… on his birthday, no less. Ever since the debut of the Star Wars Rebels season 4 trailer back in April, there’s been endless speculation about the mysterious white wolf that appears in several of its scenes. One popular theory that’s been making the rounds for the past ... [Continue Reading]

8th June 2017 // 4 Comments

‘Looking For Leia’ Documentary Will Turn the Spotlight on Female Star Wars Fans

Once upon a time, it was tough being a female Star Wars fan. Perhaps, like me, you grew up hearing the phrase “But Star Wars is for boys”. Maybe you struggled to find other girls or women who shared your love for that galaxy far, far away. Or perhaps you yearned for a wider range of female characters to look up to. Over the past decade, Lucasfilm has done a tremendous job of boosting female representation on the big screen, in its TV ... [Continue Reading]

4th June 2017 // 1 Comment

Fan Art Friday #25

Fan Art Friday is back after a month’s hiatus! Star Wars Celebration Orlando and May the 4th have both come and gone in the proverbial blink of an eye and summer’s now just around the corner (if you’re in the northern hemisphere). This week’s theme is “MerMay”, a nod to Disney animator Tom Bancroft’s annual drawing challenge of the same name. Our featured artists this week are Jeff Carillo, Jennifer ... [Continue Reading]

12th May 2017 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka Tano to Get Her Own ‘Forces of Destiny’ Adventure Figure

Back in mid-April, Lucasfilm and Disney announced Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, a brand new series of 2D animated shorts starring our favourite Star Wars heroines. A whole range of Forces of Destiny-themed merchandise is in the works, including bedding, apparel, cosplay accessories, and books. But perhaps the item I’m most excited about is this stunning Ahsoka Tano adventure figure, which will be out later this year (exact date TBC). The ... [Continue Reading]

2nd May 2017 // 3 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Nominated in Hasbro’s Vintage Collection Poll

Over the past few years, acclaimed toy manufacturer Hasbro has called on Star Wars fans to help them decide which characters should be added to their ever-growing collection of action figures. This year, Ahsoka Tano is one of six finalists in Hasbro’s latest Fan Figure Vote (Update: poll is now closed). Previous winners of the Fan Figure Vote include Star Wars Rebels’ resident Mandalorian bad-ass Sabine Wren, the immensely popular ... [Continue Reading]

30th April 2017 // 0 Comments

Ashley Eckstein & E.K. Johnston Join Forces for ‘From a Certain Point of View’

Last autumn, actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein and Canadian author E.K. Johnston joined forces to promote the best-selling young adult novel, Star Wars: Ahsoka. This year, Eckstein and Johnston will be teaming up once more to work on a brand-new short story for Del Rey Books’ commemorative anthology, Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, which will be out on October 3, 2017. What is ‘From a Certain Point of ... [Continue Reading]

23rd April 2017 // 3 Comments