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Kooky Konnections: The 6 Craziest USB Chargers for Peculiar Plugging

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* Your favorite fictional characters, all in charger form
* Supports a wide variety of devices
* Pokémon, Star Wars and more

Whether you’re a sci-fi nut, a movie nerd or a comic geek, you get a serious charge out of your favorite movie characters. Now, those same characters can give your most-used devices a boost with these fun, unique chargers. After all, your phone doesn’t run on The Force.

1. Pokémon Pikachu Portable Charger

Pokémon Pikachu is known for being used to power a generator at a Pokémon Center during a blackout. This Pokémon Pikachu Portable Charger will prevent your devices from ever blacking out. Unlike many chargers, it runs on batteries so it can Thunder Shock your phone back to life, even if you’re off the grid hunting for Pokémon.

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2. Minecraft Redstone Torch USB Wall Charger

In Minecraft, redstone torches are potentially endless power sources. In real life, the Minecraft Redstone Torch USB Wall Charger can be your source to power your personal devices. It also features a dim, eerie light that gives you just enough glow to easily locate your charging phone in the dark.

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3. Star Wars BB-8 USB Car Charger

Star Wars robots make terrific sidekicks, and this BB-8 Car Charger is no exception. It fits snugly in any standard size cup holder and plugs into your 12-volt power adapter. It has two fast-charging USB ports that are compatible with most smartphones and tablets. These ports have enough juice to charge two devices at once, and just to keep things interesting, it makes sounds when you turn the head.

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4. Starcraft Protoss Pylon USB Charger

This Starcraft II Protoss Pylon Desktop Power Station is both a light and a charger. It has two USB ports so you can charge two devices at once. That way there’s no more bickering over who gets it first. It comes with one micro-USB cable, and it gives you access to the great psionic energy matrix emanating from Aiur–in case you’re all out.

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5. Marvel Groot USB Car Charger

Charging your phone no longer has to be boring. In fact, it can be downright adorable with the Marvel Groot USB Car Charger. The little guy dances around in his tiny pot while he charges your phone or any other compatible device. This cute little floral colossus even sits nice and safe inside your cup holder.

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6. R2-D2 USB 3.0 Charging Hub

The R2-D2 USB 3.0 Charging Hub isn’t as fully automated as the original droid; however, this one is small enough to fit on your desk and is always ready to give your devices a boost. It has four USB 3.0 ports to charge a wide variety of devices, all at the same time. That makes it almost as practical as the real R2-D2.

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