Best Christmas Gifts Ideas For Anime Lovers 2023

Surprise your otaku friends this Xmas with this original and fun selection of anime and manga inspired gifts

Best Christmas Gifts Ideas For Anime Lovers 2023
Mireia Fernández

Mireia Fernández

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Buying a Christmas gift for an anime fan is not an easy task. Every dedicated otaku is a collector, so it’s complicated to find that perfect item they don’t already have. Ancious because you still don’t know what present to buy on Xmas? Don’t worry, because we’re here to lend you a hand!

In today’s article, we’ll offer you a selection of the best Christmas gifts for an anime lover. While we know there are thousands of Japanese animated series out there, we’ve curated a lits of gift ideas that won’t disappoint. We hope you like them!

Dragon Balls Replica Collector Set

Few series have left a mark on an anime fan like Dragon Ball. Watching the adventures and combats of Goku and his friends were a daily highlight of our childhood. How about gifting this set of 7 replicas of the famous Dragon Balls so your friend can summon Shenron? Not only these are great as decorative items, but they also symbolize granting a wish during this Christmas season. Get yours today!

Dragon Ball Replicas


$49 $69

Neon Genesis Evangelion OST (2 Vinyls)

Neon Genesis Evangelion is another one classic anime that lives on in every otaku’s heart. And what’s more iconic in Evangelion than its opening song, Zankoku na Tenshi no Teeze (The Thesis of the Cruel Angel)? Gift this beautiful edition of the original Evangelion series soundtrack on 2 vinyl records and enjoy classic themes such as Fly me to the Moon. A true collector’s gem!

One Piece – 1000 Pieces Jigsaw Puzzle

One Piece is one of the most popular anime of all time. And after the success of Netflix’s live-action series, everyone knows about the adventures of this group of zany pirates! There’s no better way to surprise a fan of the Straw Hat Pirates than with this original 1000-piece One Piece puzzle. This 50 x 70 cm jigsaw depicts Luffy and the rest of the crew after discovering one of the series’ great treasures. It’s sure to be a hit!

Funko POP! Satoru Gojo (Jujutsu Kaisen)

Funk POP! figures are always a great gift for any anime fan. Their humongous collection literally offers any character from Japanese animation you can imagine. We recommend Satoru Gojo, everyone’s favorite Jujutsu Kaisen character who, despite some unfortunate events in its second season, continues to steal the attention of all anime fans.

Anya Forger – Spy x Family

Bring the adorable Anya Forger home with this charming figure from Goodsmile Company’s Pop Up Parade collection. This amazing figure from the Spy x Family anime series is 10 cm tall and comes with interchangeable faces, bringing Anya’s cheeky attitude to life. A must-have for any fan of this hit series.

Junji Ito Collector’s LookSee Gift Box

If your friend enjoys horror movies and creepypasta stories, it’s very likely they’ve devoured the two anime series based on Junji Ito’s works (Junji Ito Collection and Junji Ito Maniac). This gift box bundle is a perfect Christmas present to any Ito fans! Inside you’ll find a series of collectibles inspired by Junji Ito’s stories and artwork, such an eerie notebook, a magnet, an enamel pin, a creepy wall art decor and much more! Original like no other, this set of items will delight any Junji Ito fan!

The Master Guide to Drawing Anime

Every manga and anime fan aspires to become an artist someday. Why not lend them a hand in achieving that dream? There are many books on learning how to draw manga, but we recommend this helpful guide on drawing anime by Christopher Hart. Aimed at beginners, Hart’s book offers basic teachings to learn how to draw your very own original characters. In just a few sessions, you’ll be able to draw like an actual pro!

Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set

Katsuhiro Otomo’s science-fiction masterpiece changed anime and manga as we know it. While we could recommend gifting the classic DVD or Blu-Ray of Akira, this time we’d like to talk about this exceptional collector’s edition. This celebrates the 35th anniversary of Akira, gathering all the manga volumes, a hardcover illustration book and a collectible patch of Kaneda’s iconic pill from the jacket. While it’s a slightly expensive gift, it’s definitely the best Christmas present anyone could get for any anime and manga fan.

The Art of My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro is one of Hayao Miyazaki’s most known movies. If your friend is a fan of Studio Ghibli’s works, they’ll love this wonderful illustration book. Inside, you can find a character sketches, backgrounds, colored images and frames from the movie… Along with interviews and comments from the entire film production team! A must-have for any Miyazaki fan.

Pochita 9” Plush – Chainsaw Man

We end our list with this extremely cute plushie of Pochita, the adorable mascot from the popular anime Chainsaw Man. Flopping out at a 9-inches tall and with the same cheery hyper personality than in the series, Pochita will surely become the favorite gift of any anime fan. Just make sure to get yours now!

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Merry Christmas! And remember, if you liked what you read, don’t forget to share it with your friends on social media.

Mireia Fernández

Mireia Fernández

Mireia Fernández es una apasionada del mundo de los videojuegos y las nuevas tecnologías cuya afición se remonta al MSX HB 501p de su niñez. Nacida y residente en Barcelona, Mireia lleva más de 10 años ejerciendo como editora y está especializada en la redacción de análisis, tutoriales y guías de software así como también en darlo todo para tratar de publicar noticias antes que nadie. Entre sus aficiones está pasar horas y horas jugando con la consola, pasear a su golden retriever y mantenerse al día de las novedades del mundo SEO.

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