No matter how many more films are made and added to what is now Hollywood's most epic saga of all time, the original Star Wars trilogy from 1977 to 1983 will always hold a special place in fans' hearts. This is as true in Japan as anywhere in the galaxy, so what better way to demonstrate both your proud love for the movies that started it all than with this Star Wars Shogi?
You need to know the chess-like board game shogi, of course, but nowadays you can even find tutorials on YouTube for that. With a board resembling the galaxy and two sides of pieces featuring such beloved characters as Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Darth Vader, you have everything you need to immerse yourself in this centuries-old classic game of strategy that even the shoguns of Japan played. And remember: George Lucas was influenced by Japan's history so this Star Wars Shogi game is also like paying a return tribute to the samurai and their world!
The Star Wars Shogi Set features:
- Classic shogi Japanese board game in original Star Wars trilogy theme
- 20 Rebel Republic and 20 Galactic Empire pieces
- Officially licensed Star Wars merchandise only available in Japan
- Board dimensions: 360 x 360 mm (14.1 x 14.1")
- Piece dimensions: 22.5 x 28.7 x 32mm (0.8 x 1.1 x 1.2")
- Material: acrylic (pieces)
- Instructions: Japanese (but standard shogi rules apply)
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