Star Wars looks beautiful reimagined as 17th-century Japanese prints

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It’s pretty well known that Star Wars creator George Lucas was greatly influenced by Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, with Kurosawa’s 1958 period adventure The Hidden Fortress often cited as a direct inspiration for Lucas’ first space epic. With this in mind, it’s nice to see Star Wars returned to its roots with this Japanese crowdfunding project for traditional woodblock prints of Lucas’ characters.

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