Speaking about the Death Star, Lepin cloned the retired Lego 10188 which just being retired. If they waited a bit longer they could have cloned the Lego 75159 The Death Star, which is 95% same. Lepin 05035 Death Star is now shipping in China. Those who had pre-ordered on Aliexpress should get their orders shipped soon. Photos below are sent by one of the supplier.
My prediction is Lepin is going to do the Lego way and clone the new 75159 Death Star. Why don’t milk the collectors twice by selling two Death Stars after one another?