You’ve probably seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but chances are you didn’t pick up on what appears to be a shoutout to Metal Gear designer Hideo Kojima.
The official Star Wars website published a list of the many voice actors who contributed lines to the movie today, from stormstroopers to resistance pilots.
What we’re interested in is what sound designer Robert Stambler said:
I’d heard there was a Kojima shoutout in The Force Awakens a few weeks back, but didn’t have a way to outright prove it. Thanks for the help, Lucasfilm!
Technically, Kojima also translates to “small island.”
So far as I know, there’s not a clip of this part on the Internet. If you’ve managed to find it, please drop it in the comments and we’ll add it ASAP!
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