Tanabata is an obscure Japanese festival that originated from the Chinese Qixi festival.  It celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi (represented by the stars Vega and Altair respectively).

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  • Many Japanese Disney fans find Wall-E & Eve's romantic dynamic from Wall-E movie to be very similar to the obscure "Hikoboshi & Orihime" Japanese folktale.
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