Rebels co-creator and executive producer Dave Filoni has explained that Yoda won’t be breaking with the established continuity by leaving his exile, but may be communicating with Kanan Jarrus through the Force in some sort of dream sequence or Use The Force, Luke-type ghostly whispering.
“What’s great about Frank,” explained Filoni, “by keeping the voice very present and active, you do feel that it’s a watchfulness and that he’s speaking to you from afar.
“And I didn’t want anyone to think that he had left Dagobah [the planet where Yoda first trains Luke Skywalker]. It was on the Outer Rim of what we do, but I think we were able to pull it off.”
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