32 Gifts For Anime lovers: Fantastic Finds for Fans Who Have It All

By Caitlin Ward | Updated: May 19, 2023

    Anime has been popular in Japan for a long time, and it has now exploded in popularity in all corners of the globe. There’s even a word in Japanese for anime-obsessives, otaku! So if you have someone in your life who is obsessed with anime and you don’t have a clue what to get them, we’re here to help.  Whether they are a fan of Naruto, Dragon Ball, One Piece or My Hero Academia, you will find something they will absolutely love.

    Jump straight to the gifts

    What to gift someone who loves anime?

    With so many anime series out there, the gift options are endless; it can be a little overwhelming. Our list features various products, from adorable accessories to fun decor, at all prices ranging from splurge to steal.

    The Naruto hoodie might do the trick when shopping for your boyfriend. If you’re looking for a cute gift for your bestie, you can’t go wrong with anything Sailor Moon.  And if you need to find the perfect Christmas gifts for teenagers, an anime-inspired gift just might fit the bill for teen boys and tween girls.

    Our gift guide has some popular anime favorites and unique gifts based on Japanese culture. Check out our gift guide of anime gifts, and you’ll find the perfect one. Believe it!

  1. Naruto Hoodie
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    Dress like everyone’s favorite sensei with this 90% polyester and 10% spandex Kakashi hoodie. Breathable, soft, and smooth, it’s very comfortable to wear. This is the perfect addition to your wardrobe for casual daily wear, ninja cosplay, or a theme party.

  3. Anime Cookbook
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    Japanese animation has beautiful designs, fleshed-out anime characters, and engaging storylines—and it’s also overflowing with so many scrumptiously rendered meals. Do you ever watch your favorite anime series and start craving the takoyaki, or the warmth of delicious ramen, or the soft sweetness of mochi? Now, you can make your cravings a reality with Cook Anime! It’s the ideal gift for the otaku in your life.

  5. Sushi Socks
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    Sushi Socks Box is a fantastic idea for a funny gift that will always spark a lot of laughter. Food socks are a fashionable motif in modern sock fashion – just like the Japanese style. We’ve combined these two things to bring you hilarious, colorful, and hipster sushi socks. Our socks ideally match casual clothes or a suit making your outfit more colorful and making it exceptional and modern.

  7. Kawaii Bunny Lamp
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    This soothing kawaii bunny nightlight is sure to please anime fans of all ages. It offers a gentle and calming glow and is made of 100% BPA-free material. Tap the light switch to change between light mode, a seven-color rotating mode, or stop on any color you like.

  9. Death Note Notebook
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    One of the go-to gift ideas for fans of the Death Note anime! It includes a notebook and a feather bookmark. Whether you want to write names or not, you’ll have 110 pages to fill with whatever you’d like.

  11. Japanese Staycation Box


    If you’re a Japanophile, love to travel the world, or want the experience of a holiday at home, this gift box is for you! Created with a range of items you would associate with a trip to Japan, you need not pack your suitcase or jump on a plane. With this box, you can experience Japan from the comfort of your own home.

  13. Spirited Away Music Box
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    This is a beautiful wooden music box with Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away engravings inside and outside. The beautiful melody of “Always with Me” will wow your gift receiver as they rotate the handle. Whether it’s a just-because gift or for a holiday, this vintage music box is an ideal gift for someone special.

  15. Fullmetal Alchemist Pocket Watch
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    This is a watch replica of the one Ed wears in the show Fullmetal Alchemist. The watch itself is a fairly standard pocket watch, with the state alchemist logo on the front and remember three Oct. 11 on the inside of the cover. This watch is the perfect gift for any fan of Fullmetal Alchemist because it puts the “fun” in functional!

  17. Ramen Bowl Set


    These beautiful bowls have holes to hold chopsticks, which ensures the chopsticks always have a proper place while eating. The 20 oz capacity allows adequate space for serving different kinds of food, not just ramen. Pair it with this ramen cookbook for a unique, bundled gift.

  19. Anime Merch Gift Pack


    This anime gift set includes a super package with one drawstring bag, a 2-pack of face masks, a 50-piece anime sticker set, button pins, one bracelet, two anime keychains, and four sheets of cute anime tattoo stickers. It makes a great gift idea for any anime lover. 

  21. How to Draw Manga Book
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    You want to draw manga, and Manga University will show you how! “How to Draw Manga: Basics and Beyond!” is the latest in Manga University’s lineup of best-selling instructional books. The book features more than 1,000 illustrations drawn by Japanese manga artists whose work has appeared in leading publications, including Shonen Sunday and Young Jump. You will learn how to draw like a professional because your teachers are professionals.

  23. One Piece Beanie
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    This One Piece beanie is one size fits most people, making it an anime gift idea for anyone on your list! Featuring the iconic logo from the anime, it’s a great way to show off your fandom with your everyday outfits. Other colors, styles, and logos are available.

  25. My Hero Academia Blanket
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    This comfortable anime-inspired micro-fleece blanket gives you the benefit of warmth without excessive weight. It’s probably one of the plushest blankets you’ll ever have the luxury of wrapping up in! Choose from multiple My Hero Academia characters and a variety of sizes. Grab some popcorn, bundle up, and watch your favorite anime in comfort.

  27. Manga Box Set
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    Are you ready for Attack on Titan? Begin reading the manga that became the megahit anime with this collectible four-volume box set! These four volumes roughly correspond to the first 13 episodes – the first half of season 1. It also includes two exclusive sticker sets featuring your favorite characters!

  29. Japanese Soda
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    Ramune drinks are refreshing, fizzy, and fun soda from Japan. Ramune is very popular in Japan, where it comes in a wide variety of flavors. It’s well-known for its uniquely shaped glass bottle, which comes sealed with a fun marble that acts as a stopper. To open the bottle, there is a device to push the marble inward. What a fun way to cool off on a hot day! This custom variety pack comes in Orange, Melon, Original, Blueberry, and Strawberry. 

  31. Sake Set
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    The sake warmer set is the perfect tool for your favorite sake. It has a unique black pottery surface that’s anti-skid, and it allows you to hold the sake pot and sake cups steady while drinking. The set includes one sake warmer mug, one candle stove, and six sake cups. Great for parties or as a housewarming gift!

  33. Naruto Shippuden Umbrella
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    What’s says “My Neighbor Totoro” more than an umbrella? With the alloy steel frame, this umbrella is sure to please. It is made of high-density water repellent 210T vinyl polyester fiber, and it’s perfect for use in rainy or sunny conditions. It’s easy to fold and unfold in seconds!

  35. Attack on Titan Anime T-Shirt
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    Show off your pride for all three military regiments and the Trainee Corps with this stylish, soft Attack on Titan shirt. It’s 100% cotton and 100% badass from one of the best anime series around. Featuring the badges for the Scout, Garrison, and Military Police regiments as well as the Trainee Corps, it’s sure to become a staple in your collection.

  37. Dragon Ball Super Monopoly
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    Have an anime fan who’s also a board gamer? The long-running anime makes yet another comeback in a classic board game that captures the continuing Dragon Ball power struggle! Join your favorite Z fighters as you buy, sell, and trade Goku, Piccolo, Gohan, and others as properties in MONOPOLY: Dragon Ball Super. 

  39. Kiki’s Delivery Service Lunch Box
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    Whether you want to save money, eat healthier, or control your portions, packing your lunch boasts an endless list of benefits. Now you can do that with Jiji from Kiki’s Delivery Service. This bento box proves that two are better than one! The dual design makes it conveniently easy to pack your main meal with a satisfying side.

  41. Sailor Moon Purse
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    The fashionable, practical, and multi-function design of this Sailor Moon purse is terrific. It’s just the right size to hold your phone, wallet, chargers, and keys while you’re at a convention or shopping around town. With a polyester lining and magnetic closure, you can be sure it’ll keep everything safe.

  43. Pokémon Backpack
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    Who doesn’t love Pokémon? The stylish backpack features a zipper closure and faux leather shell. Inside, you’ll find a Jigglypuff patterned fabric lining with plenty of space to store the latest manga you’re reading. Its adjustable straps and multiple pockets are the perfect combinations of functional and fashionable.

  45. DIY Candy Kit
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    Get creative with this Popin’ Cookin’ DIY Candy pack. This gift includes eight kits featuring cakes, hamburgers, gummies, donuts, sushi, ramen, bento, and waffles. They’re great for parties, cooking classes, and activities for all ages. The instructions are in English, so put your apron on and have some fun!

  47. Naruto Shippuden Collector’s Box
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    The thrilling series of Naruto Shippuden has been packaged up into this LookSee box in the form of unique collectibles designed for a hardened shinobi! This LookSee gift bundle is perfect for any Naruto fan looking to boost their collection!

  49. Gundam Model Kit
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    From Gundam Wing, this Gundam Heavyarms model kit boasts overwhelming firepower! It can perform its full-open barrage when equipped with various weapons such as the chest Gatling gun, shoulder homing missile, and micro leg missile. Beam Gatling can be attached to the body’s left arm and the backpack, just like in the show. The right arm is equipped with a gimmick that fixes the included army knife. This will be fun to build and will make a fantastic addition to any collection.

  51. Tokyo Ghoul Action Figure
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    One of the most troublesome and difficult Ghouls to capture, Shuu Tsukiyama, has proven to be just as intelligent and powerful as he is fashionable. Now you can feature him in your collection! This McFarlane Toys collectible action figure will make any display pop!

  53. Gurren Lagann Drill Necklace
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    Believe in the me that believes in you! Everyone knows that without a spiral drill, you can’t hope to pilot the mighty Gurren Lagann. However, now you can own your very own drill. This powerful pendant comes in either an antiqued metal finish or a crystal blue that glows in the dark. It would also make a great keychain!

  55. Chibi Coloring Book
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    A cute chibi coloring book from April Amber filled with 30 unique chibi girl scenes. This coloring book is suitable for kids ages 5+ or stress relief for adults. It’s so much fun to see them come to life with some vibrant colors, no matter your age!

  57. Dragon Ball Z Evil Buu
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    From Dragon Ball Z, it’s a high-quality vinyl figurine of everyone’s favorite, Evil Buu! The figure stands 3 and 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box. Check out the other Dragon Ball Z figures from Funko and collect them all!

  59. Akira DVD
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    Akira isn’t just a retro movie – it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of Japanese animation and forced the world to look into the future. But the manga became the movie, and the film became a phenomenon, and the world took notice. Now, Akira is everywhere, including your home!

  61. Wall Tapestry


    What a cute design! Made of 100% lightweight polyester, it’s durable and suited for indoor or outdoor use. It’s not just a wall hanging; it can also be used as a bed cover, table cloth, bedspread, curtain, beach throw, or beach wrap-around. It’s a great gift for anime lovers!

  63. Seven Deadly Sins Season One


    The best gift for anime fans is more anime! Give the gift of season one of Seven Deadly Sins. In a troubled kingdom plagued with corrupted knights, the only salvation will come from sin. From the studio behind Fairy Tail comes a brand-new action adventure that proves there’s more than one side to a story.