This all makes sense for a country that already has, not one, but two Star Wars airplanes.

As part of the seemingly endless Force Awakens promotional push, the Nankai Rapi:t train service, which runs between Kansai International Airport and Osaka City’s Namba Station, is getting covered in a good helping of the Force.

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According to GetNews, Cinema Today, Cinema Cafe, and Tetsudo My Navi, the train begins service tomorrow.

[Photo: Tetsudo My Navi]

[Photo: Tetsudo My Navi]

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The train itself already looks cool as hell. Below is a photo of the unwrapped train.

[Photo: andyu1024]

The darker color does suit this train.

[Photo: Cinema Cafe]

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Those lightsabers also suit those train conductors.

[Photo: Tetsudo My Navi]

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While not as, hrm, obsessively thorough as the Neon Genesis Evangelion bullet train, there is Star Wars throughout.

[Photo: Cinema Today]

[Photo: Cinema Today]

[Photo: Tetsudo My Navi]

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Literally, even! Keep in mind that this is already a plush train.

[Photo: Cinema Today]

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The Star Wars: The Force Awakens train will run until next May.

Top photo: Tetsudo My Navi

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