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The Ultimate Toy Gift Guide: 11 collectibles for the super fan in your life

November 19, 2020
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We all have that person in our life who lives for showing off their favorite TV shows, movies and pop culture passions by displaying treasures and trinkets proudly. From classic cartoons and anime to video game favorites, it can be intimidating to select a collectible gift that stands out.

If you think turning to graphic T-shirts is too obvious for the upcoming holiday season, we’ve gathered a list of some of our favorite pieces that are sure to inspire the collector in your life. Take a look and let us know what you’ll be getting for your closest fandom pals this year!

Read more: These classic films on Disney+ will help you get into the holiday spirit

All of these items were selected by the Alternative Press team with you in mind. AltPress may collect a share of the sales from the links on this page if you decide to pick up a new shirt or other merch items for your collection.

Disney The Nightmare Before Christmas Zero mood lamp – $22.90

nightmare before christmas zero figure

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Who wouldn’t want a Zero to call their own? With this The Nightmare Before Christmas mood lamp, your recipient can decorate their space from Halloween until Christmas—or all year round! This item is a BoxLunch exclusive, so pick up your gift here.

Funko Marvel Venom Pop! tees Venomized Groot T-shirt and Venomized Groot glow-in-the-dark vinyl bobblehead – $29.90

groot venom collectible

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Combine the typical gift with a twist on a unique figurine with this bundle deal. Groot has been Venomized in honor of 30 years of Venom, and this pack is unique to Hot Topic. Order your next gift here.

Animal Crossing K.K. Slider 8-inch plush – $16.90

animal crossing plush

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It was the craze that came at the perfect time: Animal Crossing: New Horizons. When your best bud reaches that coveted three-star rating to host their first K.K. Slider gig, grab this plush to celebrate the occasion. Order your pal’s present here

DC Comics Artists Alley Wonder Woman vinyl figure – $40.90

wonder woman collectible

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For the friend who looks for only the most exclusive pieces, this glow-in-the-dark limited-edition figure is a must-have. Striking an action-packed pose, Wonder Woman becomes a unique art piece in this Christopher Uminga design. Ship the gift directly their way here.

Dragon Ball Z four-star Dragon Ball with base – $19.90

dragon ball z toy

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Have you ever watched a cartoon and desperately wished to own a prop or fictional item from the show? This four-star Dragon Ball would be the perfect centerpiece for any Dragon Ball Z collector. Become the favorite friend this holiday by picking up their DBZ gift here.

The Office Dunder Mifflin Assistant to the Regional Manager desk sign – $16.90

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Many people switched to a work-from-home setup this year, which may have changed their perspective on in-office experiences. For those friends who are still obsessed with this popular comedy, this The Office desk sign is the perfect at-home workspace accessory. Order one for them here.

Funko DC Bombshells Comics Pop! Heroes The Joker vinyl figure – $12.50

joker funko pop

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For the Funko collector who seems to have them all, check their collection for this Hot Topic exclusive that would make an excellent addition to any shelf. Grab The Joker for your recipient here.

Naruto Shippuden Naruto Uzumaki vinyl action figure – $12.90

anime toy

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Customize this figure’s weapons and expression with included accessories and then pose it to your heart’s content. We won’t tell if you put this Naruto Shippuden figure under the tree for yourself—select yours here.

Disney Sleeping Beauty Maleficent dragon figurine – $75.90

maleficent toy

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Shopping for a fan who’s taking their collection to a new level can be tricky. You want your gift to stand out and be the highest of quality for their standards. This Maleficent figure in dragon form is an impressive addition to any Disney fanatic’s stash. Order yours here.

Bandai Spirits Pokémon Charizard and Dragonite model kit – $18.90

pokemon collectible

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While receiving a finished product can be exciting enough, these Pokémon model kits offer another level of quarantine fun this holiday season. Let your gift recipient discover a new hobby by ordering this set and more here.

Star Wars The Mandalorian The Child 8-inch plush – $19.90

baby yoda plush

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Two words that started an online obsession: Baby Yoda. With the newest season of The Mandalorian streaming now on Disney+, give the perfect cuddly present with this plush from BoxLunch, available for purchase here.

Written by Krysten Sulin