Move Over, Baby Yoda — 'Baby Sonic' Is Totally Having a Moment Right Now

Lizzy Rosenberg - Author

Dec. 27 2019, Updated 12:04 p.m. ET

By now, you've probably heard a thing or two about the 2020 Sonic movie — when the first trailer aired, Sonic fans angrily protested the hedgehog's strange new look. Once producers gave him a glow-up, fans became more excited for the film's release, and now, they're obsessing over a newly-unveiled aspect of the movie, Baby Sonic. Similar to the hype over Baby Yoda, fans are going wild over the adorably small version of the blue groundhog — Twitter's reactions to "Baby Sonic" are so priceless.

The reactions to Baby Sonic are adorable: 

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1. First, let me introduce you to Baby Sonic... prepare to cry

Baby Sonic is pint-sized, he's wearing teeny-tiny red sneakers, and his eyes are 10 times larger than they are now. Let's face it: Baby Sonic is the hero we all needed this year. 

2. As you probably imagined, fans are spiraling over the tiny rodent

Baby Sonic is here, he's holding a little yellow flower, and his eyes are wider than the Pacific Ocean. Let's face it: we're all obsessed, no doubt about it. 

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3. Honestly, his cuteness might rival that of Baby Yoda's

Should I like or retweet this? TBH, I can't decide who I love more... I choose both. 

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4. He's melting hearts everywhere

If I could hug one cartoon character, it would — hands down — be Baby Sonic.

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5. He's the wake-up call we all needed today

Is this a Christmas miracle? Has Baby Sonic swooped in to save 2019? It seems like Baby Sonic is truly the hero all of us needed.

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6. And the very best part is watching him run

Even from a young age, Sonic was an avid runner. And watching the little tyke speeding around will truly make your heart melt. 

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7. He's seriously sparking some emotion up in here

It's always OK to cry... especially while watching footage of Baby Sonic.

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8. Fans can't help but wonder what Baby Sonic would have looked like, pre-Sonic glow-up

Regardless, though, we are loving how he turned out.

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9. After giving it some thought: Baby Yoda < Baby Sonic

Sorry fam, it's true. Looking at this picture has truly changed me.

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10. Fans are honestly shocked something this cute exists

Between you and me, I still can't believe Baby Sonic could actually look like this. 

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11. Fans think Baby Sonic is Kawaii

In the realm of Japanese anime, his cuteness level is totally Kawaii. 

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12. It might honestly be a masterpiece

Like the Sistine Chapel or The David, Baby Sonic is literally perfection. 

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13. Forget what we said before... 'Sonic' is going to be amazing

I, too, have already bought 20 tickets to see Sonic. April 2020 could seriously not come sooner.

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If I've learned anything at all on this gloomy between-Christmas-and-New-Years day, it's that Baby Sonic is far better than any other being on this planet — no ifs, ands, or buts. And while Twitter is head-over-heels, there's no doubt in my mind that I love him the most. He's truly the hero that 2019 needed, y'all — praise Baby Sonic. 

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