Baby Yoda from ‘The Mandalorian’ Becomes a Squishmallow

“The Mandalorian’s” The Child has taken on a Squishmallow form.
License Global

August 31, 2020

yodasquish.png

Squishmallows have added the beloved “Mandalorian” character The Child – known by the internet as Baby Yoda – to its lineup.

According to an exclusive report from

Toy Book,

Jazwares subsidiary Kellytoy has entered into a new licensing deal with The Walt Disney Company and Lucasfilm to bring The Child into its collection of plush characters. The Baby Yoda Squishmallow will be available exclusively at Walgreens stores in the U.S. The 10-inch plush is available for 

preorder now

, with an in-store drop beginning Sept. 24.

“One of our biggest challenges is transforming 3D characters into 2D artwork for our design process,” Jeanne Yoon, senior vice president, product development and sales, Kellytoy told

Walgreens.

“Squishmallows have a smooth and soft surface, so we cannot add certain characteristics like wrinkles and glossy eyes. It took a number of steps to get the Child’s features – such as big eyes and embroidered wrinkles – just right. We wanted to balance the Child’s appearance from ‘The Mandalorian’

“Squishmallows have a smooth and soft surface, so we cannot add certain characteristics like wrinkles and glossy eyes. It took a number of steps to get the Child’s features – such as big eyes and embroidered wrinkles – just right. We wanted to balance the Child’s appearance from ‘The Mandalorian’

 

series while keeping the look and feel of our cute and cuddly Squishmallows.”

The latest Squishmallow joins other licensed products from “The Mandalorian” including a

Build-A-Bear

inspired by the character of The Child.

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.

Join 62,000+ members. Yes, it’s completely free.

You May Also Like

Loading..

Report

Loading..

This site uses cookies to provide you with the best user experience possible. By using License Global, you accept our use of cookies.