Sega Toys' R2-D2 Homestar Planetarium Shows The Death Star

Second Sega Toys Homestar Planetarium news item in a row: following the version that’s good for travel from yesterday, maker Sega Toys took the wraps off a Star Wars model at the Tokyo Toy Show. It’s a fully functional planetarium, just in the shape of R2-D2, and it shows the location of the Death Star.

R2-D2 projects about 10,000 stars onto the ceiling in your living room and stands about 21cm high.

Here’s the Death Star:

This must buy for Star Wars and astronomy geeks (we know you’re out there) will cost $85 when it hits stores in Japan in September. Ask specialized online shopping services like the Japan Trend Shop, Rinkya, Flutterscape or Geek Stuff 4 U if you want to import one from Japan.

Via Hobby Media [IT] (thanks, Francesco Fondi) and IT Media [JP]