My Hero Academia mangaka, Kohei Horikoshi, uses a ton of western influence in his work. Now, it looks like Disney has tapped him to do Star Wars: The Last Jedi’s new Japanese poster. The new poster features anime-style versions of Rey, Finn, Luke Skywalker, Captain Phasma, Poe, Kylo Ren, and of course, BB-8.
His illustration will serve as official promotional material for the film in Japan. As for Horikoshi, who is a big Star Wars fan, said that he feels honored to get involved in the film. The mangaka said he’s looking forward to The Last Jedi, and admitted that Kylo Ren is his favorite. He said that he wants to see what happens to Luke and Rey’s relationship, as well as what Captain Phasma is up to.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi will continue from where The Force Awakens left off. It will open worldwide, including Japan, this 15th December.
source: Comic Natalie