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“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

Ahsoka Tano Unlikely to Appear in Soule’s ‘Darth Vader’ Comics

If you’re waiting for Ahsoka Tano to show up in Charles Soule’s ongoing Star Wars: Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith comic series, don’t hold your breath. Chances are that Snips will not be making an appearance anytime soon. When Twitter user @Alvie77 asked Soule when he’d be incorporating Ahsoka Tano into his comic series, Soule replied “I’ll be honest – the way that Dave Filoni incorporated Ahsoka ... [Continue Reading]

4th December 2017 // 0 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 7: Duel

Over the course of our series on the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel, we’ve learnt a little more about some of the key events that helped shape Ahsoka Tano into the complex and resilient character we all love. From her humble beginnings on Shili to her time living amongst the denizens of the Coruscant underworld, from her mission to a beseiged Mandalore to her pivotal role within the fledgling Rebellion, Ahsoka has survived the myriad of ... [Continue Reading]

13th January 2017 // 1 Comment

Dave Filoni Looks Back on ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season Two

Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer Dave Filoni recently took some time to reflect on the highlights and heart-breaking moments of the show’s second season in his interview with StarWars.Com blogger Dan Brooks. In the first part of this exclusive interview, Filoni talked about what it was like bringing Darth Vader to the small screen; Ahsoka’s gradual (but ultimately heart-wrenching) discovery that Vader was her former master; ... [Continue Reading]

31st August 2016 // 0 Comments