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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 // 2 Comments

Artist Hannah Payne Celebrates the Women of ‘Star Wars’

Over the course of its four-decade history, the Star Wars franchise has given us a wealth of compelling female characters: from the princess-turned-general Leia Organa of Alderaan to the Force-wielding former Jedi Ahsoka Tano, from the morally grey rogue archaeologist Doctor Chelli Lona Aphra to the talented and idealistic politician Padmé Amidala, from the Mandalorian artist-warrior Sabine Wren to the enigmatic Cloud-Rider Enfys Nest. Back in ... [Continue Reading]

28th May 2018 // 7 Comments

‘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

Her Universe Unveils Ahsoka Tano Faux Leather Jacket

2017 was a sensational year for Her Universe and 2018 is set to be another exciting twelve months for this much-loved fashion brand. Her Universe kicked off the new year by releasing their long-awaited Ahsoka Tano imitation leather jacket, which is now available at their online store. This slate and plum jacket was first unveiled to the public back in early December and was heavily inspired by Ahsoka’s costume in Star Wars Rebels, right ... [Continue Reading]

13th January 2018 // 1 Comment

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

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

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

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

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

Fan Art Friday #24

Time for a new edition of Fan Art Friday, our fortnightly weekly feature that shines the spotlight on some of the best Ahsoka Tano fan art out on the web. Since the third season of Star Wars Rebels finished a couple of weeks ago, I thought it’d be great to highlight artwork featuring our favourite heroines from the series. So this week’s theme is “Ahsoka and the Ghost crew gals” in honour of our favourite Twi’lek ... [Continue Reading]

7th April 2017 // 1 Comment

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

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 6: Rebel

Thanks to the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 and E.K. Johnston’s young adult novel, Star Wars: Ahsoka, we’ve learnt a little more about those years between Ahsoka Tano’s departure from the Jedi Order and her long-awaited return to our screens in the season one finale of Star Wars Rebels. We now know that she spent some time living in the Coruscant underworld, assisting the Jedi in the ... [Continue Reading]

6th December 2016 // 3 Comments

Star Wars Peg Dolls

It seems like not a day goes by without me discovering yet another talented fan artist or creative type within the Star Wars fan community. Whether they’re working on a fan comic, crafting a screen-accurate prop, or putting a unique twist on a classic costume, their exceptional skills and creativity never cease to amaze me. This time, I’d like to draw your attention to the Twitter account @StarWarsPeg, whose admin makes the most ... [Continue Reading]

12th November 2016 // 5 Comments

Fan Art Friday #11

It’s time for another edition of Fan Art Friday, our weekly feature that shines the spotlight on some of the best Ahsoka Tano fan art found on the web. If you like what you see here, please consider visiting the artists’ sites or social media pages to see more of their work and/or share your feedback. This week’s featured artists are Anna Rettberg, Raikoh-Illust, and CynderMizuki. Anna Rettberg – “Ahsoka” Kicking off ... [Continue Reading]

2nd September 2016 // 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

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 2: Ahsoka’s Walkabout

Back in April 2015, we got our first glimpses of some concept art and a short (and unfinished) clip depicting Ahsoka Tano on a speeder bike in the depths of Coruscant. These little morsels of information were revealed during the Untold Clone Wars panel at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim but it wasn’t until this year’s convention that we learnt a little more about what happened to Ahsoka following her departure from the Jedi Order. ... [Continue Reading]

18th August 2016 // 7 Comments