It's no secret that George Lucas modeled his Jedi after the Samurai. It's only when you see them side by side do you realize how much he was inspired by the Samurai.
Star Wars memorabilia is well suited to the Japanese love of porcelain.
The museum display had authentic costumes from the original Star Wars film. Luke Skywalkers outfit was unimpressive. The belt for his light saber was made in a machine shop and when you look at it up close, you can see how flimsy it is.
Ehime Museum of Art (in Japanese)