Bandai hired artist Takeyuki Takeya to re-imagine famous Star Wars characters in a feudal Japanese setting.
The idea isn’t just cool it fact, if you weren’t aware of all the Japanese influences used in the original Star Wars trilogy just read below.
George Lucas was so greatly influenced by Japanese film maker Akira Kurosawa that he lifted large chunks of his Hidden Fortress in Star Wars. (Just type in Star wars facts on YouTube)
This figure features an extensive array of accessories –
including characteristic backpack missile that can be removed and attached, plus an articulated helmet-mounted scope! In addition to short ninja-style katana and sheath, he features numerous ninja inspired blade accessories that can be subtly attached to shin and forearms!
The Star Wars Ronin Samurai Boba Fett Meisho Movie Realization Action Figure is currently available at Entertainment Earth, with free shipping and an expected arrival of January 2016.