Best Gifts for Anime Lovers 2019 – Gift Ideas for Otakus

Finding the best gifts for anime lovers in 2019 can be a difficult thing. However, with the help of our comprehensive anime gift guide, it will become easy and fun to find something amazing to your anime lover friend.

You will find some of our favorite finds from Amazon that are perfect anime gifts for Otakus and even for those who are not anime fans but enjoy being surrounded by cute and curious objects.

Most of these anime gifts deliver internationally and you can find here pretty cool things for less than $4. No matter what your budget is you can find something meaningful your loved one will be happy to use.

We wanted to create a huge selection of anime gift ideas to really help you and every one of our readers to find something they’re truly happy to gift to that special person. From books, clocks, gaming, and gardening to magical wireless chargers you will find all kinds of weird and cool products that would make any anime fan and Otaku happy.

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Best gifts for anime lovers & Otakus in 2019

23| Anime Pins

It doesn’t get much easier. Anime pins are perfect gifts to any anime lover or Otaku. They don’t take up much space and if you put them on a bag or a coat it can go with you anywhere you go.

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Sailor Moon inspired black Cat Enamel Pin
from $9.95

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FiGPiN Mini Dragon Ball Super: Whis – Collectible Pin
from $18.42

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Cute Kawaii Ramen Enamel Pin from REAL SIC.
from $9.95

22| Subscription for Streaming Services

Buying a subscription as a gift is the perfect gift that’s also great if you’re buying last minute. The more well-known streaming services like Amazon Prime a Netflix or a Hulu are all great choices. However, there are a couple of other anime streaming services on the market that will make your favorite anime lover’s anime watching even easier. 

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Crunchyroll Premium Membership
from $7.99

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As mentioned above Amazon Prime is a great way to go. They offer a lot more than just anime streaming for almost the same price/month. You will get fast, FREE delivery on over 100 million items, Watch anime, movies, TV, live events, and more, Prime members read free mangas too. Prime rewards can also be collected.
from $12.99

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Funimation Ad-free Membership
from $7.99

21| Anime Food

No matter what type of anime a person’s watching they will agree at least in this one thing: food is king or queen if you prefer. Japan has such a unique selection of snacks and now you can easily order even the rarest ones online. Here are three of our favorite anime snacks that are also perfect as gifts.

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This yummy Japanese Snack Assortment box is every anime foodie’s dream. 40 pcs of 32 types of yummies. Full of “DAGASHI”, “OHIMESAMA Snack Selection. Size L.
from $19.78

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Say Hi to the cutest Snack box ever. Sanrio Hello Kitty Snack Box is sweet, cute and for sure will be a hit with Kawaii fans.
from $34.99

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Tiny, tasty, and twee. The Kracie Popin Cookin Sushi Making Kit in Grape Flavor is at a fantastic price and is not only yummy but also fun to make.
from $3.71

20| Anime Gifts for Jewelry & Ghibli lovers

Jewelry is always a good choice for both men and women. You can easily find unique, beautiful, and fun pieces for a good price. Not to mention that if you have a bigger budget and want to surprise and anime superfan you can find some truly special jewels with just a few clicks.

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This cute Kikis Delivery Service inspired necklace will be any Ghibli fan’s favorite. Not to mention that Jiji, the cat who’s hanging from the broom, is one of the most famous cats in the anime world.
from $15.99

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This beauty – while it’s more pricey – is definitely worth it. It’s a Limited Hayao Miyazaki Baccarat from Castle in the sky LAPUTA. This beautiful levitation Stone (Sapphire Blue) pendant will surely be a special gift.
from $541.00

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This Yozone Naruto inspired Leaf Symbol Logo Pendant is a perfect choice for both men and women. It looks and is at a great price.
from $8.99

19| Anime Art | Posters, Paintings, Illustrations

One of the best things about watching anime is its amazing art. It inspired millions of artists and hobbyists around the world and is one of the best anime gifts any anime lover would be happy to receive. 

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This Naruto Hatake Kakashi Anime inspired Giant New Art Print Poster (OZ354) is perfect for those who prefer a modern style and of course love Naruto.
from $15.99

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This beautiful poster inspired by the movie ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ is a perfect choice for those who are Ghibli fans and love cute design and enjoy hand-drawn style artworks.
from $8.99

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This beautiful fabric Wall Scroll poster (16×23 Inches) is inspired by the popular anime Your Name (Kimi no Na Wa). This anime is one of the most popular and internationally well-known non-Ghibli animes and its fan base is very dedicated.

If your loved one is fan of this movie they will be yours too after they receive this gift.
from $22.99

18| Anime Board Games

Board games are one of the most fun anime gifts because this way the love can be shared and enjoyed with others.

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This Death Note: Confrontation Strategy Board Game is a perfect gift to any serious anime fan. Death Note is one of the most beloved animes and this board game will give thrills to any fan.
from $21.99

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A special edition of the Monopoly Based on The Popular Anime TV Show ‘Sailor Moon’.

This beautiful Collectible Monopoly Board Game features Custom Sailor Moon Tokens, Money and Game Board and is an Officially Licensed Sailor Moon Merchandise.
from $36.26

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YOKA GAMES presents this gorgeous and pretty cool Naruto Shippuden Board Game. It’s a sure-fire way to make any anime fan’s day better.
from $54.97

17| Legos & Nano Blocks for Anime Fans & Otakus

Lego is always a great way to go. It’s fun for all ages and easy to find something new and special especially if you also try Nano Blocks. 

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Lego’s Dimensions Powerpuff Girls are a great choice for Kawaii fans.
from $29.99

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LEGO’s NINJAGO Legacy Monastery of Spinjitzu 70670 is a battle building Kit that includes Ninja Toy Weapons and Training Equipment (1,070 Pieces). It’s not only cool looking but pretty fun to play with. 
from $79.99

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Nanoblock Tokyo Skyline Building Kit is another great gift for Otakus and anime lovers. Looks great and rare.
from $74.98

16| Anime Books & Mangas

While getting a simple manga may not seem the perfect gift for you there are also other gifts you can give your bookworm anime lover friend. You can get art books, rare mangas, or even books about the history of anime.

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Anime: from Akira to Howl’s Moving Castle: Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation by Susan J. Napier
from $7.11

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The Art of Spirited Away Hardcover by Hayao Miyazaki
from $16.99
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Vagabond, Vol. 1 by Takehiko Inoue
from $15.19

15| Anime Work Books & Note Books

If you love anime you probably also wish to have the skills to create them. With the help of these fun workbooks and notebooks, you can help your friends dream come true.

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Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley: 30 drawing lessons from the creator of Akiko by Mark Crilley
from $11.89

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The Manga Artist’s Workbook: Easy-to-Follow Lessons for Creating Your Own Characters Spiral-bound – October 13, 2009
by Christopher Hart
from $10.95
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L-zonc 135 Pages Death Note Notebook with Feather Pen
from $9.97

14| Anime Gaming

PS4 is a great way to go if your anime friend is also a gamer. You can buy the newest editions or find lesser-known treasures. It’s a safe and great gift for anime lovers.

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Attack On Titan 2: Final Battle – PlayStation 4
from $39.99

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Persona 5 – PlayStation Hits – PlayStation 4 Standard Edition
from $18.85
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Tales of Berseria – PlayStation 4
from $19.99

13| Anime Puzzles

Puzzles are one of the most fun gifts for anime lovers. It’s gender-neutral and can give it to younger and older anime fans as well. It also doubles as an artwork if you grab a frame and hang it on the wall once it’s finished.

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One Piece – 1000pcs Jigsaw Puzzle [Mosaic Art] by Ensky
from $36.79

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Ouran High School Host Club: Group Puzzle – 1000 Pieces
from $39.99
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Buffalo Games – PokĂ©mon – Eevee’s Stained Glass – 500 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
from $9.97

12| Anime Lamps

These amazing night lamps are great gifts to all ages and genders and are also pretty unique. With their friendly pricing, they’re certainly one of the best gifts for anime lovers and Otakus.

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KAKALIN Dragon Ball Z SON GOKU Super Spirit Bomb Genki Dama Led Light Lamp Action Figure
from $50.00

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Kiki’s Delivery Service Cats Night Light
from $10.99
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Wildforlife Anime One Piece Decoration Lamp (Remote Control Version)
from $39.99

11| Anime Mugs & Bottles

Mugs and bottles are always a great choice. They not only look great but can actually use them every single day. Try to find something with your loved one’s favorite anime to make sure that your gift is truly personal and special. These are our three favorites.

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Fullmetal Alchemist Beer Mug
from $26.99

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Ghibli inspired Totoro Mug With Silicone Lid (Color Green Dot)
from $13.99

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Geass Coffee Travel Mug Cup Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler 13.5 Oz
from $16.58

10| Anime Clocks & Watches

Anime inspired clocks and watches are a perfect addition to any anime fan’s home or personal style. You can also find truly unique ones in a huge variety of designs.

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Ghibli Studio, Vinyl Clock, Wall Decor,
from $34.93

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ONE Piece Alarm Clock
from $30.61
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Fullmetal Alchemist – Edward’s Pocket Watch
from $108.70

9| Anime Clothing & Shoes

Just because you’re going with the classics it doesn’t mean you can’t make them special. Make sure to choose an anime that’s close to your friend’s heart and then try to find something that has a special meaning or edge to it. Here are three of our favorite finds.

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Ripple Junction’s ‘Naruto Shippuden’ inspired Adult Unisex Anti-Leaf Clouds Heavy Weight shirt is a great choice. It’s a 100% Cotton Crew T-Shirt.
from $19.95

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Attack on Titan Shingeki No Kyojin Wings of Freedom Canvas Sneakers not only look great during the daylight but also in the dark. This Luminous sneaker will be the new favorite of any Attack on Titan fan.
from $35.00

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This cute Ghibli inspired Totoro pajama is Unisex-adult, and super cozy.
from $27.99

8| Anime Bedding & Pillows

Other cozy and cool additions to anime lovers’ home. Getting beddings and pillows not only makes the home look better but also makes anime watching more comfortable. 

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CIEL & Sebastian Black Butler Throw Blanket
from $34.90

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Ghibli inspired My Neighbor Totoro  double-sized sleeping bag
from $200.00

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Spirited Away White Dragon Neck Pillow
from $9.59

7| Anime Tea Maker & Other Kitchen Goods

As we established earlier close to every anime fan is a foodie as well so buying an anime or Japan-inspired gift for them is a pretty great choice. They not only great and unique products but also super useful. 

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This cute and portable cat tail glass Tea Maker/Cup has a lid, a strainer and is also heat resistant.
from $14.99

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These charming Sailor Moon inspired (Luna and Artemis Set) Ceramic Salt and Pepper Shakers are a perfect gift to any Otaku or Sailor Moon fun. 
from $14.99

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Totoro inspired Wooden embossing rolling pin to make your sweets even more special.
from $28.80

6| Anime Phone Accessory

Phone accessories are probably the most important accessories one can buy. Go the extra mile and try to find something special with your loved one’s favorite anime. These are some of our favorite finds.

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Magic Array Wireless Charger, 10w Ultra-Thin Qi Wireless Charging Pad, Compatible for iPhone 11 pro MAX /X/XS/MAX/8/8 Plus/Galaxy Note 9/S9/S10e Plus Edge More
from $33.99

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Demon Slayer / Kimetsu No Yaiba inspired pure clear phone case cover with Nezuko. Compatible with iPhone 7 Plus/8 Plus.
from $19.95

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GASDFEFSD Cool 360 Degree Rotating Violet Evergarden Finger Stand
from $6.59

5| Anime Home Decor

Let’s get back to home decor for a bit. You can easily find amazing gifts for anime lovers and Otakus that will be personal and special. From bookends to garden accessories you can find anything and everything on Amazon.

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Katana Bookends, Samurai Ninja Sword Style
from $30.50

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4 Pcs/lot Princess Mononoke Tree Elves Micro Landscape Gardening Gardening Accessories.
from $6.99

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Ghibli inspired (Totoro Pattern) coat hooks/key holder wall mounted. 
from $16.99

4| Anime Beauty Products

Japan is famous for producing the cutest high-quality beauty products often even anime inspired ones. let it be skincare or makeup it’s sure you’ll find something unique and at a fantastic price too.

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Coshine 8pcs Sailor Moon Makeup Brush Set With Pouch
from $12.99

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Lip Smacker Lippy Pal Lip Balm, Unicorn Magic
from $3.99
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TONYMOLY Panda’s Dream So Cool Eye Stick
from $10.75

3| Anime Bags

Another useful and fun gift choice for your Otaku friend is an anime-inspired bag or purse. The online selection is huge and while the prices are friendly the quality of most of these products are great. Don’t forget to double-check the reviews before you buy them. These are three of our favorite finds. 

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Large Capacity Attack on Titan Canvas Backpack with Laptop holder.
from $17.94

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Cute Ghibli inspired My Neighbor Totoro shoulder messenger bag
from $22.88

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Sailor Moon inspired Luna Cat Purse/shoulder bag.
from $18.99

2| Anime Collectibles

You can’t go wrong with collectibles, it’s the perfect gift for anime lovers and otakus. Find a good quality or even rare collectible will be your friend’s favorite gift. 

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Limited Son Goku Figure (Dragon Ball). 
from $20.95

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Rulercosplay Fairy Tail Lucy New Collection Set of 25 Golden Zodiac Keys and Chain
from $22.99

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Sword Art Online SAO Steel Sword with Sheath-Kirito Elucidator, Asuna, Kirigaya
from $54.95

1| Anime Cosplay

Cosplay is not only a hobby but an artform and Anime conventions are high on any anime lover’s bucket list. You can buy an accessory of full cosplay costumes on a really great price on Amazon. Here are our favorite cosplay picks to give as gifts for anime lovers.

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Angelaicos Unisex Long Robe Cosplay Costume 
from $29.99

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Violet Evergarden Women’s Costume Cosplay
from $136.99

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Himiko Toga ( My Hero Academia) Cosplay Costume
from $88.99

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