Japanese 'Star Wars' fans get ready for a new adventure

Film Dec 17, 2015

Japanese 'Star Wars' fans get ready for a new adventure

by Ryotaro Aoki

It's become a bit of trivia among "Star Wars" fans that creator George Lucas allegedly took inspiration from both the term jidai geki (historical drama) when creating the word "jedi" and Akira Kurosawa's film "The Hidden Fortress." Those aren't the only Japanese references in ...