New LEGO® Star Wars Sets Revealed At San Diego Comic-Con

I have to admit, I am kind of excited for the new Ahsoka series (coming real soon now… or at least 23 August). And, after seeing a revamped Ghost unveiled a week or two ago, we have three new Star Wars sets revealed at SDCC today: Coming in September 2023: 2 from Ashoka (Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle, and New Republic E-Wing™ vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter™) and a new Buildable Sculpture…of Chewbacca

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The two Star Wars: Ahsoka sets have been announced in the leadup to the launch of Star Wars: Ahsoka series, streaming on Disney+ from August 23. Set after the fall of the Empire, Star Wars: Ahsoka follows former Jedi Ahsoka Tano (played by Rosario Dawson) as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. These two new LEGO brick-built starship sets invite fans to join Ahsoka – warrior, outcast and rebel – on her adventures around the galaxy.

Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle building set

Kids can play out Star Wars: Ahsoka adventures at home with this superbly detailed LEGO® brick-building set recreation of Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle (75362).

This starship building set model features an opening LEGO minifigure cockpit, landing gear that’s easily retracted for flight mode, two stud shooters and two storage compartments for tools and weapons.

This action-packed set also includes new-for-September 2023 Ahsoka Tano, Sabine Wren, Professor Huyang and Marrok LEGO minifigures that include minifigure accessories such as LIGHTSABER™ and blaster minifigure accessories to inspire creative play.

New Republic E-Wing™ vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter™ building set

Get ready for a thrilling galactic chase with this LEGO® Star Wars™ New Republic E-Wing vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter (75364) building set for ages 9 and up.

It features two authentically detailed brick-building set models of starships from Star Wars: Ahsoka, four LEGO minifigures of popular characters and a New Republic astromech droid minifigure.

Each starship building set has an opening minifigure cockpit, two stud shooters and space to store weapons. The E-wing starfighter additionally features a space behind the cockpit, plus retractable landing gear.

The two products join the Ghost & Phantom II, which was revealed on July 9. LEGO and Star Wars fans alike can play out scenes by building the Ghost starship and its detachable Phantom II shuttle with LEGO® bricks. The building sets are also packaged with minifigures based on the characters General Hera Syndulla, Lt. Beyta, First Officer Hawkins, Jacen Syndulla and Chopper (C1-10P).

Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, Design Lead for LEGO Star Wars, commented: “We’re so excited to bring these three notable products to the LEGO® Star Wars™ range. The new Star Wars: Ahsoka series is a major development within the Star Wars franchise, and we absolutely loved bringing these exciting vessels to life in LEGO brick form. We can’t wait for fans to begin on their latest adventure by building these fantastic sets, immersing themselves in the latest epic story from the galaxy far, far away.

Chewbacca™ building set

In addition to the two Star Wars: Ahsoka sets, the LEGO Group also welcomed a new brick-building set version of Chewbacca to the LEGO® Star Wars™ range to mark the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.

This wonderfully detailed display model, consisting of over 2,000 pieces, captures Chewbacca’s distinctive features and arms him with a giant bowcaster. To top it off, there’s even an adorable Chewbacca minifigure included alongside an information plaque. This fitting tribute to a Star Wars icon is sure to make an evocative centrepiece, standing proud at 18 inches tall.

César Carvalhosa Soares, Senior Designer at the LEGO Group, said: “Designing the Chewbacca building set was one of my favourite projects so far – it was a great challenge to capture the character’s full body of hair in brick-form!”

All three of the new products can be paired with the LEGO Builder app. This nifty app has tools for builders to zoom in and rotate a 3D digital version of the real-life construction model as they build, save sets and track their progress.

The Ahsoka Tano’s T-6 Jedi Shuttle, New Republic E-Wing™ vs. Shin Hati’s Starfighter™ and Chewbacca™ building sets are now available for pre-order and will be available to purchase from September 1, 2023 via LEGO stores, lego.com/Star-Wars and from select leading retailers around the world.

Its great to see the buzz building for Ahsoka. I was still ignorant of the Ghost at the time the original version was on sale, but this one is hard to let by. Likewise, Ahsoka’s Shuttle, along with the minifigure selection are really appealing. The Chewbacca sculpture looks truly original compared to anything we have seen before, and I love the way that the the Wookie’s shape has been captured in brick form.

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