$350 Baby Yoda Figure Is An Exercise In Abject Terror

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Yeah, he’s cute on the screen, but in the flesh? With those enormous dead eyes and wistful stare? Anyone who buys this “life-size” recreation of Baby Yoda is in for nothing but nightmares.

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Proving that the uncanny valley exists for toys as well as 3D visuals, perhaps the most unsettling part of Sideshow’s 16.5" tall figure is the head fuzz, which I don’t think I ever noticed on the show but will now never unsee.

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It’s out sometime between August and October for $350.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

DISCUSSION

The Child, for the most part, was portrayed by a very real, very expensive puppet, so no uncanny valley 3D nonsense there... also, it had hair and it was pretty noticeable. maybe you were watching it on an iWatch?