Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation, Lucasfilm and CGCG Inc., released in 2008.
This science fiction and fantasy series began with a theatrical feature film that was released on August 15, 2008, and debuted on Cartoon Network two months later on October 3, 2008.
The show is set in the fictional Star Wars galaxy during the three years between the prequel films Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. It follows the course of the titular conflict through the lens of various characters as they deal with the war's impact upon them.
The Clone Wars was a massive ratings success, becoming one of Cartoon Network's highest rated shows during its initial run. Throughout its run, the series received mostly positive reception from critics, receiving praise for its writing, action, characters, visuals, voice acting, music, scale and tone.
The series has also garnered a massive fan following and has also been nominated for many USA entertainment industry awards, including the Daytime Emmy Awards and the Annie Awards.
Not to be confused with the 2003 series, Star Wars: Clone Wars, which was 2D animated and was declared as non-canon after Disney acquired the franchise.