I know I’m only six episodes into the series at this point, but I’m already getting the sense that Rebels is much more of a different kind of series than Clone Wars was trying to be. I’m getting much more “Saturday morning Cartoon” energy from this series than I did Clone Wars, which felt a little more mature comparatively.
I know it’s hardly a fair comparison at this point, me thinking about the much more matured Clone Wars compared to the earliest episodes of Rebels, but I just can’t help coming back to the Disney influence over this series, bringing me back to the time shortly after the acquisition and my worries for the future of my expanded universe.
Continue reading “Star Wars: Rebels Revisited – Part 2: Nobody Expects the Sith Inquisition?”
I found myself coming to this anime for a number of different reasons. I’d be lying it said some big part of it was due to it being denied to me for multiple months thanks to Netflix’s strange and staunch stance on how they put out their content. The wardens at the streaming site have decided it’s time for us to get a first taste of this series, which is what I’m covering here on this post today.
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Going into this series, I’m not entirely sure what my expectations for it are. In part because it exists in this muddy middle ground in the middle of the Clone Wars’ initial run and its continuation, of which I’m including the Bad Batch in that bracket.
So in terms of quality of animation and storytelling, I’m not sure where to set my level of expectation. One thing’s for sure though, in these first three episodes of the series I’ve watched, my misgivings of that were born around those marketing shorts is mostly brushed under the carpet.
Continue reading “Star Wars: Rebels Revisited – Part 1: New Hope Diet”