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‘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 October! 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 the work ... [Continue Reading]

13th February 2019 // 1 Comment

Remembering ‘Star Wars Rebels’ on March 5

March 5, 2019, will mark the anniversary of Star Wars Rebels’ final episode “Family Reunion – and Farewell” and, to celebrate, Johnamarie Macias of The Wookiee Gunner is calling on fans of the series to celebrate this special day by sharing their favourite moments and memories from the show, their fan theories, and art, fan fiction, and cosplay creations inspired by the much-loved series. Team Ahsoka will be among the ... [Continue Reading]

8th February 2019 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka Tano Spreads Her Wings in Elisa Ardell’s Artwork, “Peace and Slumber”

It’s been nearly a year since the Star Wars Rebels finale “Family Reunion and Farewell” aired and we said our goodbyes to the Ghost crew, but the tributes keep pouring in as fans continue to share artwork, fan fiction, and cosplay photos inspired by this much-loved series. One of these talented fans is Elisa Ardell, whose long-running web comic series Star Wars Destinies offered an alternative non-canon view of what happened ... [Continue Reading]

21st January 2019 // 0 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

Dave Filoni’s Christmas Gift to Ahsoka Tano Fans

Dave Filoni and Lucasfilm may have given fans of The Clone Wars the perfect gift this summer when they announced that the prematurely-cancelled series would be returning for one final season in 2019 but the Star Wars Rebels executive producer had one more gift to bestow on his social media followers on Christmas Day 2018: a brand new image of Ahsoka Tano in her guise of “Ahsoka the White”. Filoni’s coloured sketch depicts the ... [Continue Reading]

8th January 2019 // 3 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 // 2 Comments

Guest Article: The Best Swords – Elements of Kurosawa’s ‘Sanjuro’ in Ahsoka Tano and Satine Kryze

There has been little secret about the influence Akira Kurosawa on Star Wars. George Lucas has always been open about how the Japanese filmmaker was a major influence on his work, citing The Hidden Fortress as the inspiration for A New Hope (especially in the characters of Artoo and Threepio) (Kaminski, 2012), attempting to hire Kurosawa-staple actor Toshiro Mifune first as Obi-Wan and then as Vader (Blair, 2015), and filming the cantina fight ... [Continue Reading]

26th September 2018 // 3 Comments

Designing Ahsoka Tano: From Padawan to Heroic Rebel

In her article Designing Star Wars: Ahsoka Tano, StarWars.com editor and blogger Kristin Baver celebrated the tenth anniversary of Star Wars: The Clone Wars by looking back on some of Dave Filoni’s earliest concept art and character designs for Ahsoka Tano to see how this much-loved character was brought to life and how she grew from the headstrong teenage warrior seen in The Clone Wars to the formidable and inspirational Rebel leader we ... [Continue Reading]

21st August 2018 // 0 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

Gentle Giant Ltd. Unveils Ahsoka Tano Mini Bust

Renowned toy and collectible manufacturer Gentle Giant Ltd. unveiled one of its latest masterpieces at San Diego Comic-Con 2018: a mini bust of Ahsoka Tano (Star Wars Rebels edition). Back in March, Gentle Giant Premier Guild members were invited to vote in the company’s mini bust poll and were asked to choose between five candidates: Doctor Aphra, Count Dooku, Ponda Baba, the rather obscure Amanaman (who made a few brief appearances in ... [Continue Reading]

21st July 2018 // 0 Comments

Race Into Action With the Ahsoka Tano Hot Wheels Character Car

One of the merchandise releases that slipped under my radar during my social media hiatus earlier this year was the Hot Wheels Ahsoka Tano Character Car, which started appearing in physical and online stores in April 2018. The character car’s vibrant colours and sleek design were inspired by Ahsoka Tano’s Togruta markings, lekku, and montrals and if you look closely, you’ll even spot a few aesthetic nods to Ahsoka’s ... [Continue Reading]

16th July 2018 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka Tano Featured in ‘365 Days of Star Wars Women’ Project

Ahsoka Tano was recently featured in 365 Days of Star Wars Women, a year-long project that highlights the female heroes, villains, and scoundrels of that galaxy far, far away and the careers and achievements of female cast and crew members, writers, artists, and cosplayers. This project is the brainchild of Amy Richau, a frequent contributor to the official Star Wars site and FANgirl Blog and the principal researcher for the documentary series ... [Continue Reading]

31st May 2018 // 1 Comment

‘Star Wars’ Fan Artists Celebrate the Return of Ahsoka Tano

Star Wars Rebels has drawn to an epic (and emotional) close after a phenomenal four seasons but one of the things that has gotten fans talking is the long-awaited return of Ahsoka Tano, who was shown to have survived her encounter with Darth Vader thanks to a portal and Ezra’s timely intervention and who can later be seen in all her white-clad glory in the finale’s epilogue. Naturally, Star Wars fans and artists wasted no time ... [Continue Reading]

12th March 2018 // 3 Comments

10 Ahsoka Tano Arts & Crafts Projects to Keep You Busy This Winter

Looking for some fun and inexpensive projects to keep you or your kids busy while you wait for the next installment of the Skywalker saga? Then scroll down and get ready to unleash your forces of creativity with these nifty Ahsoka Tano-themed arts and crafts projects! 1) Download Some Free Colouring Pages Colouring can be an immensely therapeutic hobby for kids and adults alike. All you need are some colouring materials, a few sheets of blank ... [Continue Reading]

27th November 2017 // 1 Comment

Team Ahsoka’s Holocron Vault – October 2017

Things You May Have Missed on Team Ahsoka Ahsoka & Padmé Have a Surprise Guest for Dinner in ‘Forces of Destiny’ – My write-up and photo gallery of the Forces of Destiny episode, ‘The Imposter Inside’. The Star Wars Show Goes Behind the Scenes of ‘Forces of Destiny’ – The Star Wars Show hosts pay a visit to Ghostbot to see how Forces of Destiny was brought to life. ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ Comic ... [Continue Reading]

7th November 2017 // 0 Comments

Holographic Ahsoka Funko Figure and T-Shirt Coming to Hot Topic

Attention Funko fans! A new Holographic Ahsoka Tano Funko Pop! figure will be making its public debut at Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con later this month. This glow-in-the-dark figure will be available at Hot Topic’s booth (#1841) on October 27, 28, and 29. Only a limited number of figures will be available each day so if you’re attending the convention, be sure to stop by the booth as early as possible to avoid ... [Continue Reading]

15th October 2017 // 4 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Ally Pack Coming to ‘Star Wars: Imperial Assault’ in October 2017

Back in May 2017, hobby game company Fantasy Flight Games announced that it would be releasing an Ahsoka Tano Ally Pack for its popular strategy board game, Star Wars: Imperial Assault, this autumn. The Ahsoka Tano Ally Pack is one of three new character packs that are slated for release in October 2017 (the other two are Villain Packs for Maul and Emperor Palpatine). The expansion pack will include five new Command cards, two new skirmish ... [Continue Reading]

9th September 2017 // 2 Comments

Interview with Rachel Roth, the Designer of ‘Tano Couture’

One of the standout designs at this year’s Her Universe Fashion Show was “Tano Couture”, the Ahsoka Tano-inspired dress designed and brought to life by talented cosplayer and costumer Rachel Roth. I caught up with Rachel recently to learn more about her eye-catching Tano Couture outfit, her background in fashion design, and her experience as a contestant in the 2017 Her Universe Fashion Show. Hello there! Tell us a little ... [Continue Reading]

8th September 2017 // 8 Comments