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8.27.2010

photo friday: star wars/samurai custom action figures


First saw this a couple of weeks ago here... Check out these kickass custom action figures by Sillof's Workshop, re-imagining Star Wars characters as Kurosawa-esque samurai heroes and villains:
Samurai Wars is a line of custom figures that imagines what a Star Wars movie directed by Akira Kurosawa would look like. George Lucas has said what a fan he is a Kurosawa and also the influence that Kurosawa's "The Hidden Fortress" had on Star Wars. At the bottom of the page is a fake write up that I did for a convention that claims this is a real movie.
This is like deluxe geeky. Here are more detailed photos. Can you recognize who their Star Wars counterparts are supposed to be?






Check out the rest here. (Thanks, Kenny.)