Bring down the Death Star with a caramel milkshake! Tokyo Disneyland has created special drinks themed to Rogue One to celebrate its release. Check out some of the delicious menu items you can get at Dreamers Lounge, including a one-day-only Pete's Dragon-themed dessert, after the jump!
The Rhythm Force Ukiyo-e Project is releasing a new set of hand-crafted, limited edition ukiyo-e prints featuring officially licensed likenesses of famous characters and vehicles from the Star Wars franchise. Hit the jump to learn more.
Japanese producer/distributor Toei is expected to announced that pretax profit likely jumped 44% to about 19 billion yen ($171 million) for the year ended March 31. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' helped with 3.7 billion yen in Japanese box office, plus strong goods sales. Japanese companies operating theaters, including Toei, Toho and Shochiku also recorded big boosts from the blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and to a lesser extent, Jurassic World.
With the assertion that the idea "works too well," fans have tried to fit footage from Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailers into the sort of patterns frequently seen in anime openings and set it all to the Flow music heard on the introduction to mecha series like Eureka 7 and Code Geass. See if you agree with the results after the jump.
Figure maker Kotobukiya has announced the launch of pre-orders for the Star Wars The Force Awakens Version Kylo Ren ARTFX+ Statue import. Selling for $69.99, the 1/10 scale figure is scheduled for July 2016. Get a look after the jump.
The Dark Side is strong on Japanese social media. The lives, loves and battles of Darth Vader, Darth Maul, Darth Ranko and that new, mopey rage-aholic Kylo Ren have been celebrated in a series of photographs, many using their S.H. Figuarts surrogates from Bandai. Get a look after the jump.
The current main theme at Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom, Japanese toy company Bandai's exhibition space for its latest character figures located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall, is the Star Wars series, including the jidaigeki-themed Meisho Movie Realization collection. Check the photo report after the jump!
After winning two weeks in a row since its release, the second anime feature film from Level-5's Yo-Kai Watch franchise, Yo-Kai Watch the Movie 2: King Enma and the 5 Stories, Nyan!, finally gave up its first place to Star Wars: The Force Awakens in its third weekend box office. Hit the jump for more details.