Episode 2 picks up right after Episode 1 ends. I guess its not a spoiler anymore that Mandy’s bounty target is a baby Yoda! Not THE actual Yoda, but whatever Yoda’s species is called. George Lucas always called him a frog and even once jokingly referred to him as “the illegitimate child of Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.” No further information is provided about the species origins or home world other than physical descriptions on Wookiepedia:
Last night a cast and creative teamQ&A took place for the Disney+ live action Star Wars show, The Mandalorian. Headed up by Kathleen Kennedy, the event was broadcast live on the service and Twitter. Here is the replay along with cast and crew pictures live from the red carpet.
After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. The series depicts a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.