If you happened to have logged into Twitter anytime over the last week, you'll have probably seen the adorable little creature that is Baby Yoda from Disney's The Mandalorian. The internet has been well and truly gushing over the baby version of the iconic Star Wars character and many quickly started demanding merchandise dedicated to the renowned creature.
And, with Disney always being one to cash in on a trend, official Baby Yoda merchandise has been released, and they are more adorable than we could have imagined.
Keep scrolling for the full details...
Last week, Disney Plus finally landed, and with it came a slate of tantalizing original content.
via: Getty ImagesThe Hollywood studio bulldozed into the streaming scene with its long-awaited new service, going head to head with the likes of industry giants Netflix and Amazon.
Disney had high hopes for its streaming service, investing billions into the project.
Many weren't sure how Disney Plus would be received by fans.After all, it’s a heavily saturated market. But it truly exceeded expectations…
The service gained a whopping 10 million sign-ups in one day during last week's launch...And its success doesn't end there... According to the Daily Mail, shares in the company ended Wednesday’s trading session up 10% to $148.72 on the New York Stock Exchange, giving it a market value of roughly double that of Netflix’s.
Though it's success doesn't come as much of a surprise, as the service boasts an incredible catalog of Disney content.The service is offering subscribers unlimited downloads of some of the world’s best-loved movies and shows, such as The Lion King, Toy Story, The Simpsons, and a range of movies from the Marvel Universe.
While many subscribers have been queuing up to watch the acclaimed Disney classics...
via: imdbIt seems that a newbie is standing out from the crowd and taking viewers by storm.
The Mandalorian has completely won over viewers.
via: imdbThe original sci-fi spin-off series, set in the Star Wars universe, has been drawing in significant praise from fans, who have been eagerly digging into the first 2 episodes available on the service.
The series is set 5 years after the events of Return of the Jedi.
via: imdbDirected by Bryce Dallas Howard, best known for playing Claire Dearing in Jurassic World, The Mandalorian offers Star Wars fans a tantalizing new live-action spin-off of the beloved franchise.
And it's the first of its kind on the platform.
via: imdbThe Mandolorian well and truly keeps the franchise alive - offering what many are describing as a "gritter" take on the universe.
The show is packed full of the usual strange creatures...
via: imdbWe're introduced to IG-11, a droid that's the same model as IG-88 - one of the bounty hunters seen on Darth Vader's Super Star Destroyer in The Empire Strikes Back. We've also caught a glimpse of an Ugnaught - the porcine species previously seen working as janitors on Cloud City in Empire Strikes Back - named Kuill, who appears to be an ally of the Mandalorian.
And it seems fans can't get enough, with some branding the show a "masterpiece."
Okay, The Mandalorian is a masterpiece. Can’t wait to see where the season goes!! Great job on this one @disneyplus @themandalorian— Emily🕉 (@Emily🕉)1574004475.0
But, after watching, it's clear there's been one stand out character from the show so far...
via: Disney...Baby Yoda.
It was an unexpected but welcomed appearance.
via: DisneyThe baby version of the iconic character is one of the most adorable things we've ever seen. He's even become the subject of a meme craze - with hundreds of utterly brilliant memes being created surrounding the little guy (don't worry, we've got a selection of the best coming up at the end).
The internet instantly gushed over the fifty-year-old baby.
via: DisneyThe real Yoda died in Return of the Jedi, at about nine-hundred years old so while it may not seem it, fifty is pretty much newborn for this unknown species.
It's been the highlight of the series for many.
via: DisneySoon after the episode dropped, people flocked to Twitter to announce how they literally cannot live without the adorable little creature.
He/she has become an internet sensation.
If you love Star Wars and haven't seen The Mandolorian, you must. Because Baby Yoda. Do it. You wont' survive the… https://t.co/ypqfMXMN0k— Bird formerly known as Ali 💙💚 (@Bird formerly known as Ali 💙💚)1574091949.0
And, like these things always do...
I love baby yoda so much so can we start a baby yoda memes thread? Ready go! https://t.co/wnPqfaVuT1— ᑕOᑎᗯᗩY T!TTY🦬 (@ᑕOᑎᗯᗩY T!TTY🦬)1574919826.0
Baby Yoda got the viral treatment...
Every single baby Yoda meme has been me like HOWWW https://t.co/z4yLusRgYv— scandal (@scandal)1575066349.0
And, of course, many fans began demanding Baby Yoda merchandise.
Baby Yoda saved my soul. https://t.co/RxfVQar7rf— HousewiththeBlackDoor (@HousewiththeBlackDoor)1574092190.0
But now, our prayers have finally been answered.
via: DisneyBecause Disney have officially launched their own Baby Yoda Merchandise range... And we're loving it.
The merch has dropped.
via: DisneyAnd there is a vast array of Baby Yoda-themed products that you can get your hands on.
Here we have the Baby Yoda plush toy.
via: DisneyJust look at how cute he is!
The merchandise is endless...
via: DisneyOn top of clothing and cuddly toys, there are even phone cases, tote bags, and coffee mugs for all you Baby Yoda fans out there.
You can even dress your own child as The Child...
via: DisneyHow cute would this be?!
The merchandise is in very high demand...
via: LucasfilmSo you'd better be quick if you want to get your hands on your own Baby Yoda... which you can do here, by the way. Baby Yoda has truly taken the world by storm and is currently dominating the internet with hundreds of different memes. Keep scrolling to see the best ones...