All About Japan

9 Weird Japanese Christmas Trees

Tired of the tinsel? Are ornaments too ordinary? How about decorating your tree with some of these unique ornaments?

Learn Japanese Like Darth Vader

This Star Wars Japanese-English dictionary teaches you to talk like Lord Vader!

Life-Size R2-D2 is a Moving Refrigerator!

This plucky droid moves, speaks, projects images and delivers your beer. What more could you ask?

Star Wars Rice Balls

Build your Galactic Empire with dozens of Stormtroopers that have pickled plums (umeboshi) for brains, led by a cheese-helmeted Darth Vader.

The Force Awakens at Kiyomizu Temple

Witness folding screens inspired by the Star Wars trilogy at one of Japan's most iconic temples.

Wooden Ukiyo-e Star Wars Phone Case

This iPhone case takes its design cue from a very special ukiyo-e woodblock print, one of only three in the world officially approved by Lucasfilm.

Village Vanguard Star Wars Cup Clingers

Make sure you get these before they disappear into a galaxy far, far away!

Darth Vader Joins a Singing Competition?

It's still unclear as to whether Anakin Skywalker (spoiler alert!) will be singing along to Japanese pop songs or will simply be striking fear into the audience, but whatever the outcome, it's going to be the best concert in the galaxy!

AKB in Star Trek?!

J.J. Abrams considered adding an AKB member to Star Trek. Seriously.

The Force is With these 6 Star Wars Bento

How many wookiees can you fit in a lunch box?

8 Ways to Learn Japanese for (Almost) Free!

Learning Japanese can be easy, fun, and nearly free if you're ready to take on the challenge of getting more locally immersed!

How to Install a Washlet: Star Wars Edition?

Toto's detailed (English!) Washlet installation video shows the galaxy how easy it can be to install a Washlet in your home star system.

Capture the Force with Star Wars Plushies

Hold onto your fur! Takara Arts has just announced that they will be selling pint-sized Star Wars plushies a month before Star Wars 7 enters this galaxy.

Decorate Your Lair with Sith Lords

Furniture manufacturer IDC Otsuka has unveiled its Star Wars/Premium Home Collection—a set any Jedi Master would love to get their hands on!

First Order Annexes Tokyo Skytree

"Star Wars Tokyo Sky Walk at Tokyo Skytree" opened precisely one month before the Japanese premiere of Star Wars: Episode VII, and will maintain its force-grip on the Tokyo icon until February 2016.

Star Wars vs. Robotech?

Who wouldn't want to see TIE fighters and a few all-barrels-blazing Star Destroyers animated in 'Robotech' style?

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