It’s almost Pride Month and that means it's time to gear up for the celebration with exciting new products from Loungefly and Funko that support a good cause. This year, the sibling brands are giving the rainbow treatment to Star Wars droid BB-8 in the form of a new limited edition mini backpack and Pop! figure bundle.
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- Pride Month is about to roll in and BB-8 is coming along for the ride! In 2023, the fan-favorite Star Wars character is taking the spotlight on exclusive collectibles from Loungefly and Funko.
- BB-8’s bright orange and white patterning has gotten an upgrade as a spectrum of colors joins his signature look. Thoughtfully placed blue, purple, green, red, and yellow segments bring help to transform the character’s appearance in a lively and fun way that’s perfect for Pride Month.
- The Pop! comes attached to a black circular base with a Star Wars nameplate, but that’s not all! This version of the droid is covered in sparkly diamond flecks that will make it stand out amongst the others in your collection.
- As for the mini backpack, it follows the cosplay styles that fans love from Loungefly and yes, there’s a matching lining too. Inside the bag, it’s all black with rainbow versions of the Star Wars logo, while the exterior features rainbow straps, and a colorful icon of BB-8 on the back.
- This limited-edition Pop! and mini backpack bundle is part of Funko’s “Pops! With Purpose” program. For each bundle sold, Funko will donate $65 to the It Gets Better Project supporting LGBTQ+ youth around the globe.
- The Star Wars BB-8 Pride Mini Backpack and Bobble-Head Pop! bundle will be available at Loungefly and Funko starting on May 24th at 9am PT.
- Edition size is 4,000 and each bundle sells for $120.00. Links to this collectible set can be found below and fans can sign up to be notified when the bundle goes on sale.
About Pops! With Purpose:
- Pops! With Purpose is a part of the Funko Cares Program, a charity initiative that gives back to the community through both monetary and product donations.
- Funko Cares has partnered with Make-A-Wish, ASPCA, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Operation Homefront and more.
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