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Realistic Lightsaber Toys

Disney Revealed its Latest Lightsaber which is Fully Retractable

— May 12, 2021 — Business
In anticipation of the opening of the 'Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser' luxury hotel, Disney revealed a new toy: a realistic lightsaber that lights up and fully retracts. The realistic lightsaber toy eliminates the immersion-breaking problems of other lightsaber toys, namely the inability to retract the blade portion and the lack of immersive LED lights. Instead, the realistic lightsaber has a built-in mechanism that extends the LED-lit blade right out of the handle–exactly like in the Star Wars movies and shows.

The realistic lightsabers are expected to be released before or alongside the opening of the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser luxury hotel. The new hotel venture is slated to deliver an immersive two-day Star Wars experience to guests, and the realistic lightsabers will likely play a part.

Image Credit: The Verge
Trend Themes
1. Realistic Lightsaber Toys - Innovation opportunity for toymakers to develop realistic retractable and LED-lit lightsabers that improve the Star Wars fan experience.
2. Immersive Hotel Experiences - Opportunity for luxury hotel brands to incorporate immersive experiences or themes in order to attract more guests.
3. Film and TV Merchandise - Opportunity for merchandise companies to develop innovative products for films/shows by incorporating realistic features that enhance fan experience.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - Innovation opportunity for toy manufacturers to create more realistic and interactive toys based on popular movie franchises.
2. Hospitality - Innovation opportunity for hospitality brands to incorporate immersive experiences or themes in order to attract more guests.
3. Merchandise Retail - Opportunity for retailers to develop and sell more realistic and interactive merchandise based on popular movie franchises.
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