Star Wars is a global phenomenon, but it seems like Japan gets all the special merch.
LucasFilm, capitalising on Japan's local tastes, has released a set of special Star Wars-themed soy sauce dishes.
The set, which includes Darth Vader, C-3P0, R2-D2 and a Stormtrooper helmet, sells online for 11,380 yen ($100, AU$130 and £80). Made of Japanese Arita porcelain, the dishes' designs are only complete when you fill them with soy sauce, as seen above.
Late last year, Japanese fans were treated withby local carrier SoftBank. That was to celebrate the release of " ." Why release Star Wars soy sauce dishes in February? Why not, that's why.
The next time we'll revisit the far, far away galaxy will be in December, when "" drops globally.
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