Do you think Darth Vader sat in his round ball thing drinking tea at the end of a long, tough day of blowing up planets and force choking people? If he did this would be the kettle Lord Vader would use.
They don’t show it in the movies, but the Galactic Empire, like the British Empire, actually loves tea. It is a little known fact that during the battle of Hoth, Stormtroopers were having a tea party in the back of those AT-ATs.
If you like tea, and need something geeky to drink your warm beverage out of, here is just the ticket. It’s a teapot and mug set that looks like the Death Star. It’s fully-armed and operational, though it does have one fatal flaw which could be easily exploited by the Rebellion – it’s made from ceramics, so it could be destroyed without even having to find its exhaust port.
The teapot rests on top of the mug and the pot holds 12 oz.
If you’ve ever wanted to build your very own R2-D2, this is a cool idea. Now you can learn how to build an R2 unit that doubles as a steampunk gentleman tea server. It turns out, it is surprisingly easy.
Avengers assemble! For tea time. Make your next beverage service a truly patriotic and geeky experience with this cool Captain America Teapot. Nothing is more American than tea- wait, what? Tea is more of a British thing right?
Some droids fix starships, others work in medical facilities or carry the Empire’s mail. Still others live to serve in the kitchen, like this BB-8 tea set.
At last you can have BB-8 serve you a steaming hot cup of tea.
Bandai Visual Club have come up with a great emblem for St. Gloriana’s sensha-do team, although it’s based on the tank used by the main characters of the hit anime Girls und Panzer. This Panzer IV turret teapot carries up to 300ml of liquid and comes with two teacups that are printed with quotes from the show.
Attack Bandai Visual Club and pre-order the Girls und Panzer teapot for ~$90 (USD).
It’s not as high tech as Artoo’s remote controlled mini fridge incarnation, but this ceramic teapot is as cute as a button. On the other hand, it is just a normal teapot with decals on it, so if you’re handy with crafts you might want to save a few bucks and make your own.
If you watch Adventure Time, you know that BMO is an incredibly versatile robot. He/She/It can function as a video game console, toaster, flashlight, alarm clock, music player, electrical outlet and more. And now, BMO can serve you a cup of tea.
This beautiful ceramic teapot was handmade by Etsy seller/Zelda fan/punk potter Lauren Russell. She made it lovingly using white earthenware clay then carefully glazed it with non-toxic glazes. And Link wouldn’t think twice about breaking it open for a chance of scoring a rupee.