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Baby Yoda “The Child” Merchandise* Has Arrived

Wolfe

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Sep 3, 2018
263
The more I look at it the sadder this is lol, like others I honestly thought I was looking at low effort bootleg merch when I first opened the thread.
 

Extra Sauce

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Oct 27, 2017
2,369
looks like the amount of love that went into the merch production is inversely proportional to the amount of love that went into the designing character.
 
Nov 27, 2017
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Boston MA
Baby groot was pretty popular
Everyone loves babies
Disney has hired people that look at trends/what sells

Easily could’ve had mock ups and stuff ready, even if baby Yoda didn’t take off they could still sell it to kids and Star Wars fans
 

MoFo2

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Oct 27, 2017
71
Yes, those are totally 100% official merchandise absolutely no doubt about it yessiree
 

Anth0ny

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Oct 25, 2017
17,612
Okay this is just bizarre. There's no way they didn't anticipate baby yoda being huge this holiday. Not even a funko pop? the bootleggers got plushes out in 24 hours, Disney can't by Black Friday?

time to bring this back:

 

Starmud

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Oct 27, 2017
723
I’ve always been a pretty big disney junkie. for a brand I used to respect and never blinked an eye about dropping mad money on, to the soulless cash cow i see now that I helped create, is an evolution I didn’t expect.

as for the merchandise, it’s not even universal studios gift shop quality... it’s YouTuber buy my merch level t r a s h /salt
 

Lifejumper

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Oct 25, 2017
8,224
MERCH UPDATE!!!!


Now fans are beating down the door for Baby Yoda toys and merch, and irate to find there’s not very much. At least right now. Favreau said he wanted to hold off on the deluge of consumer products, lest the existence of the Child leak early.

Sources close to the merchandising unit of Walt Disney tell Vanity Fair that plans are underway to bring more Baby Yoda products to stores in the weeks ahead, but for now the main item available is this T-shirt featuring concept art of the lovable creature.
Man Favreau cashing in that goodwill.
 

DBT85

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Oct 26, 2017
8,539
It really is beginning to feel that they didn't prepare for this at all.

I honestly looked at that stuff in the op and thought "well someone's getting sued in the morning".
 
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Scrooge

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Oct 25, 2017
630
The merch in the OP look like absolute shit. While it would be unreasonable to expect toys or figures to magically materialize when they hadn't been planned, they certainly could have had someone come up with something interesting to slap on a t-shirt, cups, etc. in the two weeks since the launch. This is just creatively bankrupt and cheap.
 

RedHeat

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Oct 25, 2017
2,184
The merch in the OP look like absolute shit. While it would be unreasonable to expect toys or figures to magically materialize when they hadn't been planned, they certainly could have had someone come up with something interesting to slap on a t-shirt, cups, etc. in the two weeks since the launch. This is just creatively bankrupt and cheap.
You expect artistic integrity for merchandise? lmao
 

V_Arnold

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Oct 26, 2017
693
Hungary
I'm going to be honest with ya'll: the last thread when people were demanding merchandise for a new character in a Disney show was a kind of a culture shock to me. I mean.... the world is on the verge of doom, and people demand more plastic. Fuck.
 

The Omega Man

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Oct 25, 2017
953
Dman, Disney really underestimated the Baby Yoda madness, imagine plushies, a black series and a Figuarts figure ready for release this holiday, the bank they would have made would have been of nuclear proportions.
 

Ferrio

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Oct 25, 2017
6,862
Wow they had no faith in this series at all did they? How did no one see that puppet and have dollar signs in their eyes?
 

Fonst

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Nov 16, 2017
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MERCH UPDATE!!!!




Man Favreau cashing in that goodwill.
So basically Disney/Favreau wanted to keep Baby Yoda a secret and not spoil it with merch so it is coming in 2020. Then Disney saw they dropped the ball not capitalizing on this and opened a CafeExpress shop.

I'm going to be honest with ya'll: the last thread when people were demanding merchandise for a new character in a Disney show was a kind of a culture shock to me. I mean.... the world is on the verge of doom, and people demand more plastic. Fuck.
Most people want a plushy which isn't plastic?
 

Acidote

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Oct 26, 2017
1,726
Okay this is just bizarre. There's no way they didn't anticipate baby yoda being huge this holiday. Not even a funko pop? the bootleggers got plushes out in 24 hours, Disney can't by Black Friday?

time to bring this back:

I saw this on the Toys that Made Us show. And I thought it was genius. Then it turned out... it was.
 
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