Disney+’s adorable new short, “Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies,” premiere on Saturday, November 12. From Lucasfilm and the Japanese animation house Studio Ghiblithe hand-drawn short film will excite many fans as it features Grogu – aka Baby Yoda or The Child – from the Star Wars series The Mandalorian and the coal dust bunnies from Spirited Away.
The streamer released the three-minute film to celebrate the streaming service’s third birthday and the debut of “The Mandalorian” in 2019.
When The Mandalorian first premiered, it quickly became an iconic Disney+ series — mostly because viewers were captivated by Grogu’s cuteness. It is second season attracted 14.5 billion minutes of viewership for 2020, according to Nielsen. The third season of “The Mandalorian” has a February 2023 release date.
In addition to the success of The Mandalorian, Miyazaki’s award-winning Spirited Away continues to resonate with audiences around the world.
“Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies” is a delightful combination of two titles that many viewers will enjoy.
Last week, Disney+ reported total 164.2 million global subscribers in Q4, an increase of 12 million subscribers from 152.1 million in the third quarter. The company’s large subscriber base is due in part to its numerous Star Wars series such as “Andor,” “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” and “The Book of Boba Fett,” among others.
Disney+ recently became the exclusive international home for new episodes of the hit British show “Doctor who” in over 150 markets, including the US