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In a galaxy (not) so far, far away: Reimagining ‘Star Wars,’ directed by Akira Kurosawa

This is a world where the iconic characters of 'Star Wars' are reimagined in the land of the rising sun.

From Darth Vader wielding a kendo stick, to Yoda looking for a new dojo for his apprentices, these characters will take you on a journey through a galaxy not so far, far away — set in Heian-era Japan.
Darth Vader

"I may have traded my lightsaber for a kendo stick, but the Dark Side is still just as deadly."


Hans Solo

"The Force is as strong as this sake."


Princess Leia

"Captive they may try to make me, but the daughter of a Jedi Samurai will never surrender.”


Luke Skywalker

"With a lightsaber and the Force, who needs a rowboat?"



"New home, new garden. Serene and strong with the force it is, perfect for training young Jedi — or taking a nap."


Darth Maul

“They say my red face is from embarrassment. Wrong. It's just my Sith Lord complexion, and it only gets redder when I strike down my enemies."


Obi-Wan Kenobi

“As lost as I am now in this market, the Force will always guide me back to where I need to be, eventually.”


R2-D2 and C-3PO

“I wonder if they have protocol droids in this new world.”


Boba Fett

“A cosplayer I may seem to the unassuming eyes, but the real deal I am, effortless bounties collecting and making it look like a walk in the park.”


Emperor Palpatine

“Fear is a universal language — and they will all learn to speak it under my rule.”



“Any wookiee-friendly snacks here, I wonder?”


Kylo Ren

"A new world to navigate, where the rain hits harder than the Dark Side."


Jabba the Hut

“I may be in a restaurant now, but I'll always be the top boss on any menu.”



“Kwishuuuuuuuuuu! Schvrmmmmmmm! Vrummmummmmm! FVISH!”