Grogu toby jug produced by Bioworld of Irving, Texas, circa 2022. Din Grogu, commonly referred to as Baby Yoda, is a fictional character from the Star Wars original television series "The Mandalorian" and "The Book of Boba Fett". He is a toddler member of the same species as Yoda and Yaddle, with whom he shares a strong ability in the Force. In the series, the Mandalorian is hired to track down and capture Grogu for a remnant of the fallen Galactic Empire, but instead, he becomes his adoptive father and protects him from the Imperials. He is given the name Din Grogu after being formally adopted by the Mandalorian, whose family name is Din.