The Mandalorian showrunner had a very good reason not to introduce Ahsoka Tano in season 1!
The arrival of Ahsoka Tano alongside Din Djarin in episode 5 of season 2 of The Mandalorian was eagerly awaited by Starwar fans. And for good reason, the flagship character of the animated series The Clone Wars has, over time, joined the very private clan of the franchise's favorite Jedi. This is why its introduction to the Disney series was no small feat and had to happen only for a good reason, as the showrunner confided David Filoni : “People know this character. They saw him grow up and the challenge was to take all the elements we had on it and to make them evolve in this live-action version