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    36 Of The Best Geeky Gifts Of 2020

    Deck the halls with fandom goodies, fa la la la la la la la la...and yeah don't worry there's a lot of Baby Yoda stuff in here.

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    1. A squee-worthy Baby Yoda cross-body bag with geeky details almost as adorable as The Child himself.

    Box Lunch


    Get it from Box Lunch for $69.90.

    2. Gorgeous Hallows symbol earrings in trans pride colors, because IMHO being "master of death" doesn't sound nearly as good as being "master of the death of the cisheteropatriarchy."

    The resin drop earrings in ombre pink, blue, and purple

    Editor's Note: BuzzFeed does not support discriminatory or hateful speech in any form. We stand by the LGBTQ+ community and all fans who found a home in the Harry Potter series and will work to provide a safe space for fans. If you, like us, feel impassioned about trans rights, learn more or donate here.

    And that, folks, is why every Harry Potter item in this post will be from magical queer-owned businesses! For example, this Black- and queer-owned Etsy shop specializes in adorably quirky earrings and donates a portion of proceeds from all HP products to local LGBTQIA+ causes!

    Get them from InsomniaCraftShop for $9.75 (available in two color combinations).

    3. An inspirational stainless-steel Hamilton lyric cuff bracelet for a gift that'll leave any young, scrappy, and hungry fan ~satisfied~.

    The silver bracelet printed with "I'm not throwing away my shot"

    Promising review: "I am allergic to a lot of metals, and no reaction to this! I have a pretty small wrist, and most bracelets slide off me. This one does not. Plus it's Hamilton, so what's not to love!" —Jill Wright

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89.

    4. A funny yet practical combination Joy-Con holder and cupholder so they can easily ~switch~ between kicking butt in their game and enjoying a refreshing beverage.

    The green cupholder holding a can, with pieces out to the side holding Joy-Cons

    Promising review: "My cup holder came in today and I am loving it. Was able to put the Joy-Cons on with no difficultly or problems. Holds cans and bottles as described." —Alejandro Esparza-Sandy

    Get it from Inceptualize3D on Etsy for $20.

    5. The Geeky Chef Cookbook: Real-Life Recipes for Your Favorite Fantasy Foods for anyone who has ever wanted to try Romulan ale or pumpkin pasties IRL, or who needs motivation to step away from their books and games and actually cook for once.

    The books cover
    Race Point Publishing

    Other featured fandoms include Star Wars (yup, blue milk is in here), Firefly, Futurama, Legend of Zelda, Kingdom Hearts, and Avatar: The Last Airbender.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 or Bookshop (to support local booksellers) for $14.71+.

    6. A LOL-worthy set of dry-erase magnets so they can make their fridge look like their beloved gaming console of yesteryear.


    Promising review: "Got it for my man to leave messages on and he almost cried when he opened it because he never got gifts specifically like that from anyone ever except from his own mother. He's had a very rough life but the one thing that always helped him get through was playing video games through it all. He still has his Gameboy Color from when he was a boy and he's almost 30 now! Worth every penny and I love writing messages on them. It still has 'If you've never known what happiness is you've never had this!' written on it — I wrote on it in erasable pen LOL!" —Jessica

    Get a set of six magnets from Amazon for $21.99.

    7. A set of Game of Thrones Hand of the King bottle openers, because the first step to drinking and knowing things is to actually open the bottles.

    The two bottle openers in silver and gold

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $4.99.

    8. A Camp Half-Blood or Camp Jupiter baseball cap that unfortunately will not turn them invisible, but will allow them to rep their favorite demigod training ground. Or heck, get both and say to hell (er, Hades) with a millennia-old rivalry — Hera would be proud.

    Two baseball caps, one purple with a gold SPQR symbol and one orange with a black Camp Half-Blood pegasus logo

    Get it from SpruceMount on Etsy for $18.50 (available in two designs).

    9. The Art of Disney: The Golden Age (1937-1961) card book, a collection of 100 gorgeous postcards with artwork from different stages of the animation process of classic Disney films. It's basically a history of Disney in a box, so prepare for geeky gushing., Amazon

    Promising review: "These are absolutely amazing postcards that show all the hard work that went into the classic Disney films. The postcards feature scenes, concept art, character designs and backgrounds from some of Disney's most iconic films. The images are beautifully presented and the cards and are perfect for framing or sending! The set contains postcards from films like Snow White, Pinocchio, Sleeping Beauty, Peter Pan, 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella, and Alice in Wonderland. They're a must-have for hardcore Disney, animation, or art fanatics!" —OSU Fan

    Get it from Amazon for $20.03 (postcard sets also available in other themes, like the women of Star Wars or Pixar art).

    10. Hilarious Superman socks complete with a cape that'll have them saying "It's a bird, it's a plane,'s novelty footwear!"

    A reviewer wearing the superman logo crew socks with a cape off the back

    Promising review: "A little snug but that helps keep them up under extreme wind conditions. The best part of them though is the extra LIFT I get from the cape keeping my ankles in a proper flying position for tight turns around buildings that otherwise might make me look dorky. All in all, I really love these socks and I will probably wear them till they eventually burn up in the atmosphere upon reentry." —Gunnboat

    Get them from Amazon for $8.88.

    11. Star Trek Cocktails: A Stellar Compendium, a new book that'll teach them how to concoct drinks like Dr. McCoy's Mint Julep and Captain Picard's Earl Grey Martini so they can expertly captain a Zoom happy hour.

    The book cover
    Hero Collector

    Get it from Amazon for $22.46, Target for $24.95, or Bookshop (to support local booksellers) for $22.95.

    12. A gorgeous dragon-emblazoned mug any LOTR, D&D, or GOT fan, or any other geek whose fandom can't be represented by one of the aforementioned acronyms, will love.

    A model drinking out of the large mug

    Get it from pagepottery on Etsy for $48.

    13. An OMG-worthy "Pick your poison" sticker sheet of classic fanfiction tropes, as if they could ever pick just one. *Pours both enemies to lovers and PWP down throat in one gulp*


    The tropes on the labels are "PWP extra hot," "Snowed in," "They were roommates," "Fake dating," and "Enemies to lovers" — aka everything you stayed up till 1 a.m. reading in eighth grade and also...last night.

    Promising review: "Lovely sticker sheet, good quality, and makes a great gift." —Sarah

    Get a sheet of five from byTrishArgh on Etsy for $5.05 (available in glossy or matte finishes).

    14. A set of five artful prints of Naruto characters that'll make for anime-zing touch to their home.

    The watercolor prints of Naruto, Kakashi, Sakura, Sasuke, and Sai

    Promising review: "We have a watercolor anime wall started in our stairway and these were a perfect addition. I feel much safer at night knowing Naruto and Sakura are there. Not Sasuke tho...he ain't all that." —JayMe

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $19.95.

    15. Squee-worthy Pickachu soap sure to be their best friend when it's their hygiene they must defend.

    Three Pikachu face-shaped soaps in pink, yellow, and blue

    Get a set of five from 3Ddreaming on Etsy for $11.59+ (originally $14.49+; available in six scents, with or without glitter, and in 39 colors).

    16. A wonderfully whimsical Cat-ian America print on a vintage dictionary page that humans and felines alike will ~marvel~ at.

    Note that it doesn't come with the frame!

    Promising review: "One of the best presents I’ve ever bought our cat Mushu. His pictures say it all. He’s so happy it’s ridiculous. I would buy this again. All day everyday. Merry Christmas Mushu! Stand tall and puff out your chest. Self esteem is important son. You can be anything you want to be... even CATain aMEOWica!!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon Handmade for $12.99. Find more cat superheroes here.

    17. A pack of very neighborly Totoro pens for anyone who wishes they could take the Catbus to work. Using these at their desk is the next best thing.

    The gray pens topped with Totoros, including some smiling, some holding up a No Face mask, and some holding umbrellas

    Promising review: "What every anime lover needs. These pens are really cool. They write very finely and thinly." —Shannon

    Get a set of 14 from Amazon for $19.99.

    18. A Nightmare Before Christmas wreath that they'd actually consider to be a ~dream~ to hang up before Christmas.

    The wreath as a face with scary eyes on top and teeth in the center, with a red bow with Jack Skellington's face in the middle
    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $49.90.

    19. A cuddly plush of their favorite Pokémon that'll have them thanking you profusely and declaring you the very best, like no one ever was.


    Get Espeon for $33.99 and Squirtle for $32.99, both from Toynk.

    20. A ROFL-worthy Star Wars sticker that feels like exactly how this conversation would happen in 2020. Hey Luke, at least your dad knows how to text!

    The clear-bordered sticker that looks like a text convo between Darth Vader and Luke. A gray bubble reads "Luke, I am your father" with a black heart and the blue bubbles read "NOOOOOOOOOOOO" with upset emojis

    It's also available in "I love you" "I know" and "Chewie, we're home" versions.

    Get it from WishUponMagic on Etsy for $3.59+ (available in three text convos).

    21. A Hawkins Middle School 1983 A.V. Club sweatshirt to comfort your friend who feels like their world will be turned ~upside down~ once Stranger Things ends.

    The pullover sweatshirt with a cassette tape logo on it in burgundy

    On a scale of one to ten, they'll rate this gift an Eleven.

    Promising review: "I love this sweatshirt! I'm not exaggerating when I say I was waiting by the mailbox for this to arrive. I'm 5'7" and weigh 165 lbs. and bought a size medium. It fits perfectly. I have room in the arms but the bottom hemline stops right at my hips. This sweatshirt is pretty thin, but for Stranger Things geeks such as myself, it's a must-have. Love this thing!!!" —Meri

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95+ (available in unisex sizes S-XXL and in eight colors).

    22. A Tardis throw blanket any aspiring Time Lord (be they two- or four-legged) will wanna curl up with.,

    Promising review: "My father is a huge Doctor Who fan so I got this blanket for him for Christmas to compliment his Doctor Who-themed study. He loves it and takes it all over the house. Great product!" —Richie Reviews

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    23. A cute mug sure to make them say, "You know me so well!"

    The white mug printed with yellow sparkles and the words "Fueled by anime and video games"

    Get it from Human for $14.99+ (available in two sizes).

    24. A badass set of stickers for the Potterhead who knows that the weapon we have is love (and hey, are they even a true Potterhead if they don't?).

    Comic book-inspired stickers that say "Support trans witches" over a star and "Hex transphobes" on a speech bubble
    The Gayly Prophet

    These are from the merch shop of The Gayly Prophet, a queer- and trans-focused HP podcast. I also 10/10 recommend checking out their Instagram highlight of more queer- and ally-owned places to buy Harry Potter goodies!

    Get a set of two from The Gayly Prophet for $9.

    25. A badass Wonder Woman tiara necklace to make them feel powerful every dang day.,

    Promising review: "I love this necklace! It's a perfect accessory for my Wonder Woman dress or just to add a little geek chic touch to office clothes." —Ashley Q

    Get it from Amazon for $8.93.

    26. A Triforce lamp for a gamer gift that totally Hy-rules.

    The triangular light lit up yellow and projecting the Triforce symbol on a wall from the side

    Get it from Toynk for $39.99.

    27. A fantastical neck pillow inspired by Haku from Spirited Away that just might be the Miyaza-key to keeping them cute and cozy.


    Promising review: "Adorable. My teenage son picked this out for his younger sister’s birthday, and she wears it around her neck almost like a travel pillow. He’s a much-loved addition to the family, and everyone who has seen him has commented on how cute he is. Would definitely recommend/buy again." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    28. Adorable Appa and Momo PJ pants for anyone who's spent pretty much all of quarantine curled up watching (or re-watching) Avatar: The Last Airbender.

    The blue pajama pants printed with clouds, Momo, and Appa
    Box Lunch

    Get them from Box Lunch for $24.90 (available in unisex sizes XS-2X).

    29. A hilarious Baby Yoda bike helmet ~ear~ to make the geekiest kiddo in your life squeal with joy. Also umm...can they please make this in grown-up sizes?

    The Baby Yoda face helmet with 3D ears and eyes

    Promising review: "Our almost 5-year-old (large head size for his age) loves this helmet so much he won't take it off. It is adorably cute in 360°. The soft protruding ears and soulful eyes are 100% The Child" —JennyR

    Get it from Target for $26.99.

    30. A full set of Millennium Items with a chain to sport them on, so they won't have to resort to being a thief (king) to harness their ancient powers.

    A reviewer's photo of the small gold item replicas in a red-lined gift box

    Promising review: "Got these for my son who has been a long time fan of Yu-Gi-Oh!, the show and the game. He thought they were amazing and said he would give them 10 stars if he could. He interchanges the Millennium Items on the necklace regularly. This was a perfect gift!" —Wendy

    Get the chain, seven items, and an additional charm from Amazon for $23.99.

    31. A ~llama~zing Emperor's New Groove stocking so they can pay homage to the single most under-appreciated Disney film of all time and say "no touchy" to anyone who tries to lay their hands (er, hooves?) on their prezzies.

    The fuzzy-trimmed, red, green, and black fair isle stocking with llama Kuzco on it
    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $14.90.

    32. A blue chocolate chip cookie scented candle that'll be like ambrosia for the weary Percy Jackson fan as a part of their self-care routine.

    The jar candle with a label that reads "Blue Chocolate Chip Cookies" and is printed with blue cookies

    This soy candle is vegan and paraben-free, so it would even meet Grover's standards!

    Promising review: "Bought this for my dad for Father's Day because we used to read the Percy Jackson series together. It means a lot to us and he adores it. Also, it really does smell amazing!" —Collette Adato

    Get it from IntheWickofTime on Etsy for $25.99.

    33. A squee-worthy set of 10 Eeveelution enamel pins (including a *sparkly* Sylveon) so your fave Pokémon trainer really can catch 'em all.


    Promising review: "These are so beautiful! I absolutely love them. The packaging was also adorable! I would buy from this seller again!" —alex

    Get it from BonniesLab on Etsy for $75.

    34. An organic cotton witchy printed tote bag ideal for schlepping their heavy potions books up the ever-changing staircases of Hogwarts. Or, you know, their groceries back from the bodega.

    The black tote with an illustration of shelves holding books, a skull, a cauldron, candles, plants, and potions
    Holly Dunn Design

    Yup, it's from a queer-owned business!

    Get it from Holly Dunn Design for $35 (available in two colors).

    35. An aww-worthy Wonder Woman pet costume so your favorite pooch will be ready to join the Pupstice League.

    A small dog wearing the Wonder Woman costume dress and tiara

    Get it from Petsmart for $4.99 (available in sizes L-XL).

    36. And a cutesy Calcifer enamel pin they're sure to ~howl~ with delight when they recieve.

    The pin, which features Calcifer from "Howl's Moving Castle" and the quote "She likes my spark!!"
    Teal Teacup

    This cutie is from an amazing Black-owned small business that makes tons of adorable and quirky (and often anime-themed) pins, stickers, pillows, and charms. The site even features a handy list of resources of ways to get involved with and places to donate to the Black Lives Matter movement.

    Get it from Teal Teacup for $14.

    When they open your gift and realize it relates to their current fave fandom:

    4Kids Entertainment

    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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