Round out your thumb drive collection with Japanese Lightsaber USB thumbdrives available at ThinkGeek. I can’t believe we’re getting these (not to mention an R2-D2 USB Humidifier) and still no Han in Carbonite thumbdrive. Step it up, Japan.
(They also have a new t-shirt.)
Leave it to Japan to make the Holiday Special look tasteful and restrained. (via)
These 3-D figure keychains by Touma are adorable, as all the best Japanese merchandise is. Look at Han’s grumpy little face! (via)
Let Danny Choo bring some rhythm to Monday morning with Gatsby Trooper. (via)
From Japan (of course,) the R2-D2 Toilet Tissue Dispenser. Strange, I would think that would be more of a Threepio sort of job. Witness: Continue reading
Yeah, that’s not totally unwieldy or anything. I think I’ll stick with my cheapie Sigg knock-off, thanks. (via)
Sci-Fi Wire counts down the ten greatest Star Wars moments from The Simpson’s. Nothing you probably don’t already remember, but what the hell.
In other videoish news, io9’s Graeme McMillan is way too enamored of this Japanese Disco Star Wars thing. Don’t get me wrong, it’s kind of adorable, but five minutes in the our archives and I can dig up way better than that.
…Maybe I need to make a top ten list of my own.
I’m sorry, but I refuse to believe these “vintage Japanese karuta” cards are anything other than horrible (albeit Japanese) fan art. They’re just that bad. (via)