Star Wars turned into gorgeous, traditional Japanese ukiyo-e paintings!

02.November.2016 | Uncategorized

The force of Star Wars themed ukiyo-e paintings has awakened, maintaining the genuine and original traditional Japanese art style. This is the second instalment of Star Wars ukiyo-e from Horishi and Surishi, this time bringing new characters to the line-up.


Darth Maul


Boba Fett

The pieces were made using the Echizen Washi style made by living national treasure Iwano Ichibei, who is a holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property. They will be available for purchase in time for the release of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, which will be released worldwide on December 16th, 2016. You can pre-order yours from November 16th, 2016 from the Rhythm Force website ( The ukiyo-e are also scheduled to be displayed at IDC Otsuka Kagu Showroom in Shinjuku.


Millennium Falcon ※Available only upon purchasing the set


There are a limited 100 sets of the complete 3 set. There are 100 each of the Darth Maul and Boba Fett pieces to be sold separately, while the super rare Millennium Falcon piece can only be obtained by purchasing the complete set of 3.



Pre-order Date: November 16th, 2016

Available: Last third of December, 2016

Price: ¥50,000 each (tax not included) / Complete 3 Set ¥150,000 (tax not included)

Size: H390-410mm x W275mm

※Each piece is just a little smaller than the current A3 paper size (H420mm x W297mm)

※Each pieces’ size may vary depending on the piece

※Each piece will be numbered and signed

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