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Arale as R2-D2 (Chapter 16 cover)

R2-D2 is a droid from the Star Wars franchise.


Mysterious Rain Jack[]

R2-D2 makes his debut in one of Akira Toriyama's manga as one of the policemen in his second manga, Mysterious Rain Jack (1978), a Star Wars parody with a main character who looks like Kurikinton Soramame.

Dr. Slump[]

In Dr. Slump, R2-D2 sees Arale Norimaki run to school in the chapter "Arale on the Loose: Part 1". Arale is dressed up as him, while Senbei Norimaki is dressed up as C-3PO, in the cover of the chapter "The Invader from Space". The droid appears along with other Star Wars characters on the cover of the chapter "The Great Strawberry Panties Caper: Part 2". R2-D2 is seen again among the residents of Penguin Village in the special chapter "Kick the Can".

Dr. Mashirito's lab has the shape of R2-D2's head.

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