Star Wars Samurai Figures Coming to A Galaxy Near You

I’m just going to let the pictures do the talking for this one…. Lord Vader and the Classic Stormtrooper have been on sale for some time in Japan, the new Boba Fett, Sandtrooper and Imperial Guard will all go on sale over the next few months in to 2016.  They are a part of Tamashii Nations’ Meisho (great commander) Movie Realization toy line.  The Sandtrooper Stormtrooper went on pre-sale on August…

Star Wars Ukiyo-e Crowdfunding Surpasses Goal by 400%

It’s no secret that Star Wars is full of Eastern influences.  From Darth Vader’s helmet to the concept of “The Force” itself.  Now Star Wars is inspiring a set of LucasFilm recognized Ukiyo-e woodblock prints.  (Ukiyo-e flourished in Japan from the 17th through 19th centuries. It was aimed at the prosperous merchant class in the urbanizing Edo period (1603–1867). Amongst the popular themes were depictions of beautiful women; kabuki actors…

Star Wars Battlefront – Need We Say More?

Here is a game that almost needs no introduction. It surely was one of the most highly anticipated announcements at E3 and EA did not fail to deliver. Peter Moore began the introduction of the new game with this speech: “…Every once in a great while you can be a part of something special. This is one of those moments. In the past 2 1/2 years we’ve put some of…

Yoda, Princess Leia and Darth Vader Tell Star Wars from Their Perspective in New Books

What do we want? More Star Wars! When do we want it NOW! But it looks like we will have to wait until at least September. That’s when the new line of Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys are due on the shelves and now from StarWars.com we also find that we are being treated to a re-imaginging, or perhaps, a re-telling, of the original trilogy through the eyes of…

Star Wars Brings the Power of Hope to HopeKids Event

With the Star War Celebration that occurred in Anaheim the internet has been abuzz with Star Wars themes.  The Force is Strong in all of us, but nothing shows it more than when Star Wars fans can use their power for good, even when they dress for the dark. This past weekend my family and I attended a Star Wars Charity event.  It was held by HopeKids.  A group that…