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“Star Wars” is good about keeping the content churning for fans: the franchise was most recently given the anime treatment with “Visions” last year, season three of “The Mandalorian” will likely arrive on Disney Plus sometime this year and dozens of other TV offshoots are in the works.
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All the “Star Wars” content also means that there’s always new galactic-themed merch and gadgets to gift the biggest fans in your life. Below are 24 of the most unique, fun and nerdy (in the best way possibe) “Star Wars” goods to gift this year.
Jedi Chalenges AR Headset
The closest you’ll ever get to a true lightsaber battle is with this immersive AR headset, which transports you to the outer-rim planet of Batuu as you take on menacing villains from the dark side. Face off in 1-on-1 battles, defeat waves of enemy troops and train your mind in games of intense concentration and strategy, as first seen in the episode “A New Hope.”
‘Star Wars Art’ by Ralph McQuarrie (47% Off)
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The most famous artist in the history of “Star Wars,” Ralph McQuarrie worked hand in hand with George Lucas in creating the saga’s distinct visual aesthetic, in addition to designing iconic characters such as Darth Vader and R2-D2. This comprehensive compendium is the most definitive collection of the artist’s work for “Star Wars,” including hundreds of never-before-seen illustrations and dozens of unpublished interviews.
Mandalorian Polaroid Camera (14% Off)
Inspired by the powerful beskar steel from the “Star Wars” galaxy, the “Mandalorian”-inspired instant camera has the same interface as the traditional Polaroid Now, including an autofocus 2-lens system, built-in double exposure and a self-timer. Pair it with the Yoda-designed i-Type film to get the full, intergalactic effect. Check out more pop-culture Polaroid collaborations to gift this year.
‘In a Galaxy Far, Far Away: A History from the Pages of the New York Times’
Old media and “Star Wars” fans alike will appreciate this innovative booklet, packed with the famed newspaper’s coverage starting four years before the first film was released. From full color ads for the franchise, interviews with its makers and stars and reports on the development of all the films, leatherette covered book is an informative and thoroughly entertaining coffee table book. Here, check out more coffee table books for film and TV lovers.
Death Star Circo Wood Cheese Board With Tool
Your charcuterie platter becomes a lot cooler with this wooden set designed to the likeness of the “Star Wars” Death Star. The set comes with four assorted full-tang cheese tools and more than 81 inches of surface for cutting and serving.
‘Galaxy’s Edge: The Official Black Spire Outpost Cookbook’
Join renowned intergalactic chef Strono “Cookie” Tuggs in this collection of some of the best cuisine from Black Spire Outpost. The unique volume features seventy recipes inspired by the “Star Wars” universe, such as Braised Shaak Roast, Nerf Kababs and Mustafarian Lava Buns. Check out more cookbooks inspired by TV shows and movies here.
Star Wars Darth Vader Device Holder
Hold your tech with the force using this sleek Darth Vader gadget, perfect for keeping track of remotes and game controllers. Plus, it comes with a six-foot USB cable for convenient charging capabilities.
‘Star Wars’ Corkcicle Tumbler
Corkcicle’s luxury water bottlers are given the “Star Wars” treatment in this limited-edition collection, which features six sleek designs inspired by the intergalactic saga. Choose between the canteen, tumbler or stemless bottle depending on your drinking needs, each featuring a screw-on cap, stay-put silicone bottom and signature flat sides.
‘Star Wars’ Enso Silicone Rings
Enso’s “Star Wars” collection is one of their best ring sets yet. The box comes with six rings, each designed with different iconic characters such as Yoda and Darth Vader.
Lightsaber Electric Salt and Pepper Mill Grinder
Any “Star Wars”-loving chef will appreciate this adorable salt and pepper set, designed to look like the power-wielding lightsabers. The high-tech pieces grind pepper and salt with the touch of a button, using batteries to light up while dispensing your flavoring.
Baby Yoda Wrap
Wanna make “the child” from “The Mandalorian” even cuter? Add a human baby! This cozy hooded towel woven from cotton transforms bath time into an adorable, outer rim adventure. More “Mandalorian”-specific goodies can be found here, and more kids gifts here.
Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
For true collectors, this is it: the entire “Star Wars” saga in one box set. Follow the series from “Star Wars: A New Hope” all the way to “Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker” (the order in which you choose to watch these films is entirely up to you). The set includes every episodic film in 4K Ultra HD/Blu-Ray and digital copies from the Skywalker saga (“Episode I” through “Episode IX”). This excludes the standalone movies (“Solo” and “Rogue One” are not included). Included with each film is a bonus disc that features behind-the-scenes looks, deleted scenes, trailers, interviews and the “Skywalker Saga” documentary. The set also includes an art book, digital codes for each film and a letter from Mark Hamill.
Jedi Training Heliballs
The closest we’ll get to actual training heliballs is this Hammacher Schlemmer motorized whirligig. The floating training ball has motion sensors that can detect where you are and reacts to your movements (but it can also can be controlled with a remote). The most impressive part of this creation is the fire button that emits an LED beam with sound effects straight from “A New Hope.”
Death Star Herb Grinder (11% Off)
The classic Death Star design is imprinted on this three-part grinder, crafted with stainless steel teeth and a cover magnet to ensure your herbs and spices stay fresher longer.
‘Star Wars’ Pinball Machine ($150 Off)
Instead of t-shirts and posters, what about a vintage-inspired pinball machine? Covered in the art from comic book artist Randy Martinez (an official artist of Lucasfilm), this is a piece of fandom that everyone can share. The classic game has the traditional flippers and bumpers, three stand-up targets and five drop targets, as well as custom “Star Wars”-themed elements including a toy Death Star and a molded TIE Fighter.
Monopoly: ‘Star Wars’ Edition
The classic buying and selling game gets an intergalactic update with this “Star Wars”-themed board. This officially licensed product swaps hotels for iconic “Star Wars” locations, like Hoth, Tatooine and Kashyyyk. The set includes four ship tokens, 64 property markers, 16 Chance cards and one money pack. Players can also use “the Force” to broker deals to collect extra money. The specially designed box folds up into a handy carrying case, ready for you to take to your next holiday party.
Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy’s Edge
Did the pandemic halt your plans to visit Disneyland or Disney World’s Galaxy’s Edge? Have faith young padawan, all you need is the Oculus Quest 2 paired with the “Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge” experience, and you’ll be inside the galaxy far, far away from the comfort of your home. The brand new Oculus platform will be dropping this holiday season and due to the lower storage capabilities, Oculus has dropped the price down considerably.
“Galaxy’s Edge” takes players to planet Batuu so they can explore the cantina, the outer lands and even run into some familiar faces. You’ll join classic characters like R2-D2 and C-3PO (voiced by the original “Star Wars” actor Anthony Daniels) to fight off Guavian Death Gang cell leader Tara Rashin (Debra Wilson) and even the odd flying creature. Additional characters you’ll interact with include Seezelslak (voiced by Bobby Moynihan) and Jedi Master Yoda (voiced by Frank Oz). Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment experience “Galaxy’s Edge” is currently available on the Oculus Quest platform priced at $24.99.
Death Star Popcorn Popper (17% Off)
That’s no moon, it’s a popcorn maker! This popcorn-making Death Star uses hot air (no oil) to deliver a freshly popped snack. The machine has a 98% popping rate, so there shouldn’t be that many leftover kernels. The metal top doubles as a bowl.
Corelle Disney ‘Star Wars’ Doodle Plates (25% Off)
A cute and classy way to show everyone that the Force is strong in your interior design. Corelle classic plates are both microwave and dishwasher safe and promises you won’t have to worry about chips or scratches.
Star Wars Etched Glasses
Sip in imperial style with these galactic cocktail glasses, etched one side with Darth Vader’s mask. The pair comes with sculptural slow-melting silicone molds for Darth Vader-shaped ice cubes.
Star Wars: Han Solo in Carbonite Silicone Ice Tray
Freeze your own miniature Han Solos in ice with this molded silicone ice cube tray. Be the cleverest fan that ever lived and serve Han, on ice, at your next socially distanced “Star Wars” viewing party. Or make clever chocolate molds each with their own Harrison Ford trapped beneath the chocolatey goodness. The tray offers six small compartments and one large Solo mold.
Optical Illusion Color-Changing Side Table Lights
Let your light shine through the dark side with this 3-D effect table lamp. The flat acrylic plate creates a hologram-like image, while you can switch between seven color settings and two different lighting modes. Plug it into a USB charger to keep it powered (no bulbs or batteries needed). This lamp makes a great addition to your desk, bedside table, living room table or bookshelf. Choose from four different “Star Wars” character plates, including Baby Yoda, Darth Vader, Millennium Falcon and R2-D2.
‘The World According to Star Wars’ (20% Off)
It may take place in a galaxy far, far away, but there are a lot of lessons we can glean from “Star Wars” in our everyday lives as well. This “New York Times” best-seller explores topics like family, rebellion and redemption, as it pertains to the hit film franchise, and our current society. It also touches on themes of power and political dynamics, using “Star Wars” to illustrate why some people are born to succeed — while others are set up to fail. A surprisingly stimulating read, “The World According to Star Wars” will help you see one of the most popular stories of all time in a whole new way.
‘Star Wars:’ The Visual Encyclopedia
One of the best-selling movie compendiums available, this book is your ultimate visual guide into the characters, vehicles, weapons, planets and more from the entire “Star Wars” universe. More than 2500 images are featured, alongside obscure facts, timelines, and a breakdown of everything from galactic politics to inter-planetary relationships. A great addition to any fan’s bookshelf. For more book suggestions check out our coffee table book gift guide.
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