Kabuki is a traditional form of theatre in Japan, featuring highly choreographed set pieces. AFP/Toshifumi Kitamura
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From a galaxy far, far away, "Star Wars" is coming to a traditional Japanese kabuki theater stage for a one-off performance in Tokyo celebrating the blockbuster cinema series. Kabuki actors will swap their samurai swords for lightsabers to perform the adaptation of the wildly popular series later this month, ahead the release of the final film in the main "Star Wars" saga.The new "Star Wars" film, which hits cinemas in December, will be the final episode of the epic that began four decades ago."Star Wars" is said to have been influenced throughout the years by Japan.
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