Today in New York, The LEGO Group is having a event to celebrate the premiere of LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles next week Wednesday on Cartoon Network. They will be unveiling the world’s largest LEGO model and s you can see from the image above, it will be pretty big. The “set” called the Secret Model Indestructable Box contains 5,335,200 pieces and weighs 45,980 lbs. Once unveiled to the public, the model will be on display until May 25th so if you’re in Times Square, you can go take a look at it too. If you’re on Twitter, follow The LEGO Group to see their updates on the event by using the hashtag #LEGOYodaNYC. Last week, LEGO sent out a promotional set to the media to promote the animated series as well.
Update: The model has been revealed and it is a life-size X-Wing Starfighter. More details after the jump.
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Today, the LEGO Star Wars The Yoda Chronicles released their first episode on the Star Wars minisite. It begins by showing Yoda, Pong Krell, and Ahsoka Tano fighting off a Droid ambush. They are then saved by an AT-RT and the Z-95 Headhunter. At the end, it shows an Umbaran MHC arriving. Will it be a friend or a foe? The short video does not have any voicing as of yet but that might change in later episodes. So far it seems to be a promotion of the latest Star Wars sets more than anything. Let’s hope there’s more to The Yoda Chronicles than what we saw.
**Via Hoth Bricks**
The premiere date of the LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles has been announced on the official LEGO Star Wars blog and it will be exactly one week from today, January 5th. There was a TV commercial on the Cartoon Network that was shown yesterday night but I’ve checked the TV listings for January 5th and didn’t see the show on the schedule. Although it didn’t show up on the schedule, that doesn’t mean it can’t change as we get closer to the premiere date.
Update: The premiere date of January 5 announced by LEGO was incorrect and will actually be Friday, January 11. LEGO has updated their blog with more details.
Unfortunately the date that was earlier posted on the blog regarding the launch of this year’s big story The Yoda Chronicles was not correct. It will launch on Friday January 11th.
However, we have more cool news to tell you now. Throughout the whole year, starting from January 11th you will have access to a new portal filled with weekly updates. This will truly be awesome for all of us!
There have been a couple of updates on the LEGO Star Wars blog for The Yoda Chronicles. Last week, Yoda updated us that “The Dark Side is preparing a weapon” and it’ll be revealed on December 29. What do you think this weapon is?
Yesterday, we were notified that “the power of the Dark Side is growing” and shows a figure coming out from the bright light. Who is this mysterious figure? That will be revealed in two weeks time.
There is now a trailer for the new LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles. Created by Wil Film, the show has has similar visuals as the previous animated shows such as The Padawan Menace and The Empire Strikes Out. It also includes some of the humor that was in the other shows. The biggest question is, who’s the mysterious figure at the end of the trailer?
**Via Hoth Bricks**
Hoth Bricks has found that the LEGO Star Wars blog has been teasing the new Yoda Chronicles series that is expected to be released next year. The post from “Yoda” in the blog states that there will be a new story that will air every Saturday. No word yet though on what format the Yoda Chronicles will be on.