New ‘Star Wars’ Series for Preschoolers Focuses on ‘Young Jedi Adventures’

Star Wars parents rejoice!!! We finally have a Star Wars series for our little ones!

Disney+ and Disney Junior will finally have a series meant for your Jedi younglings who are of preschool age called Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures. The new original animated series will premiere on Star Wars Day aka May the Fourth.

Set during The High Republic era, the animated series follows Jedi younglings as they study the ways of the Force, explore the galaxy, help citizens and creatures in need, and learn valuable skills needed to become Jedi along the way. The series features Jedi padawans Kai Brightstar (Jamaal Avery, Jr.), Lys Slay (Juliet Donenfeld), Nubs (Dee Bradley Baker), Master Yoda (Piotr Michael), Nash Durango (Emma Berman), and RJ-83 (Jonathan Lipow). 

Three animated shorts have been released as a sneak preview for the animated series: Meet the Young Jedi, Lys’ Creature Caper, and Kai’s Daring Droid Rescue introduce the Jedi younglings and their friends on planet Tenoo.

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Meet the Young Jedi (Short)

Kai, Lys, and Nubs work together to battle a training droid at the Jedi Temple on Tenoo.

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Lys’ Creature Caper (Short)

Lys follows the clues to retrieve an adorable creature running amok through the Jedi Temple.

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures” – Kai’s Daring Droid Rescue (Short)

When her droid RJ-83 is in trouble, Nash calls on Kai to help rescue him.

All three shorts are available here

Three additional shorts will also debut on YouTube over the coming weeks with all six becoming available to stream on Disney+ on April 26, ahead of the series debut. 

Produced by Lucasfilm and Wild Canary for Disney+ and Disney Junior, Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures is executive produced by Lucasfilm’s James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez, and Josh Rimes. Michael Olson (Puppy Dog Pals) is showrunner and executive producer; Elliot M. Bour (Elena of Avalor) is supervising director and co-producer; Jeannine Hodson (Puppy Dog Pals) is producer; and Lamont Magee (Black Lightning) is consulting producer.

 Check out the first short below: