The adorable collectibles of the hour, Disney Tsum Tsum, started releasing Star Wars collections and haven't looked back. on December 20, they'll launch two new collections both based off Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, perfectly timed to the release of Rogue One this weekend and for stocking stuffers for Christmas.
The first, the Taun Taun collection (yes, Tsum Tsum Taun Taun - it's almost too adorable a name to say out loud), actually comes inside a larger Taun Taun tsum-style bag. When you open it up (watch out for the smell) you'll find Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in their Hoth cold weather gear, plus a smaller Taun Taun plush and a Wampa. The bag only velcros shut, so you might not want to use it for any valuables, but it's a pretty ingenious in-joke for Empire fans.
The second Empire-based set on December 20 is the Hoth Collection. This new six-Tsum set includes Leia in her Hoth costume, General Veers, K-3PO (the silver protocol droid), a snowtrooper, an AT-AT driver, and the droid 2-1B. They're fittingly adorable, and the two droids have the slightly metallic finish to them like the other droids before them.
No Rogue One Tsums have been officially announced yet, but since the Force is with us, you can bet they'll be along eventually. Both Empire Tsum collections are on sale at the Disney Store and Disney Store online on Tuesday, December 20. Check out the full collections in the gallery below.
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits US theaters December 16, 2016. Directed by Gareth Edwards, it's the first of the new standalone features from Lucasfilm and Disney, which take place outside the core "Skywalker Saga" of films noted by an Episode number. Rogue One tells the story of the small band of rebels that were tasked with stealing the plans to the first Death Star. The story spins directly off the opening crawl from the original Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. In that crawl, it read: "Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet."