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Dave Filoni Thanks Fans For Their Birthday Wishes

In what has become an annual tradition, Lucasfilm animation guru Dave Filoni thanked fans for their birthday wishes by sharing another Dave Filoni exclusive sketch. Last year, he shared a Tolkien-inspired sketch of “Ahsoka the White” perched upon a clifftop, gazing out onto the horizon; in 2017, his cryptic sketch teased the return of Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars Rebels’ final season. This year, Filoni’s birthday sketch ... [Continue Reading]

11th June 2020 // 0 Comments

‘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

Ashley Eckstein Dons Ahsoka-Themed Outfit at ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ Premiere

Fans were thrilled to see Ahsoka Tano’s voice actor Ashley Eckstein attending the world premiere of The Rise of Skywalker last month but what really caught their attention was the stylish Ahsoka-inspired outfit the Her Universe founder wore to the star-studded event. The vibrant red-orange velvet suit was adorned with a blue and white striped lapel (clearly modelled after Ahsoka’s lekku and montrals) and was designed by Andrew ... [Continue Reading]

5th January 2020 // 0 Comments

‘I Am a Padawan’ Little Golden Book Coming in April 2020

The Little Golden Book series has been entertaining and educating younglings since the 1940s and their collection of Star Wars-themed picture books are perfect for young fans wanting to take their first steps into a larger world. Recent entries have featured fan favourites such as Rey, Finn, Luke Skywalker, and Leia Organa but none have really explored the Clone Wars era in any real depth… until now. Voice actress and Her Universe founder ... [Continue Reading]

13th December 2019 // 1 Comment

Team Ahsoka is Taking a Break

If you’ve been following me on social media for a while, you’ll know that I’ve taken several brief hiatuses over the past year. On some occasions, it was due to an increased workload or family issues. Other times, I just found it tough to muster the enthusiasm to participate in fandom and, instead, retreated to my private Twitter account, where I could continue to talk about Ahsoka, the animated series, and other Star ... [Continue Reading]

16th August 2019 // 1 Comment

RockLove Reveals Their Limited Edition Ahsoka Tano Ring

Geek fashion has made some massive strides in recent years thanks to companies such as Her Universe and Elhoffer Design and if you’re looking for some geek chic accessories to add to your collection, you’ll be pleased to hear that RockLove Jewelry’s brand new line of Star Wars-themed jewellery includes a tasteful homage to our beloved Snips. Designed by Allison Cimino in collaboration with Ashley Eckstein, the Ahsoka Tano ring ... [Continue Reading]

10th July 2019 // 0 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Speaks Through the Galaxy’s Edge Jedi Holocrons

Holocrons and kyber crystals are among the many items you can buy at Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and when you insert a white kyber crystal into a Jedi holocron, you will hear a familiar voice imparting knowledge and wisdom from a galaxy far, far away. Ashley Eckstein recorded a number of new lines of dialogue specifically for Galaxy’s Edge and each of these touch upon certain events, locations, ... [Continue Reading]

7th July 2019 // 1 Comment

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 Merchandise at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland Park’s newest themed land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, is now open for business! If you’re an Ahsoka Tano fan who’s planning a visit to Batuu, you’ll be happy to know that you can buy a number of Ahsoka-themed items at the stores there. Here’s a quick guide to some of the items on sale so that you can plan your shopping and budget accordingly. Please note that I haven’t been to Galaxy’s ... [Continue Reading]

24th June 2019 // 2 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Makes Her ‘Galaxy of Adventures’ Debut

Ever since they announced the animated micro-series Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures, I’ve been holding out for a mention or even just a brief glimpse of Ahsoka Tano in these delightfully animated shorts. Months went by without so much as a namedrop and just when I was beginning to lose hope of ever seeing her in this series, Lucasfilm and Titmouse released their Clone Wars Fun Facts video and gave us our first look at Ahsoka in the Galaxy ... [Continue Reading]

20th 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

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

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

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 // 1 Comment

“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 // 4 Comments

Star Wars Fan Creates Custom ‘Clone Wars’ BrickHeadz Figures

When it comes to Star Wars fans, their creativity knows no bounds. And one such fan has combined his love of Star Wars with a passion for creating custom LEGO BrickHeadz figures. ScoutTheTrooper has spent many an hour bringing beloved Star Wars characters to life in BrickHeadz form using BrickLink’s Studio 2.0 desktop application. This process that can take as little as fifteen minutes or up to an hour (or more) depending on the character ... [Continue Reading]

5th January 2019 // 1 Comment

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 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 // 4 Comments