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Born in the beautiful country of Japan, anime has become a worldwide phenomenon in recent years. With millions of anime lovers and fans all over the globe, the demand for anime merchandise has exploded.

If you know someone obsessed with anime and is a self-proclaimed superfan, then we’ve got all the best anime gifts for them.

No matter if they’re into Naruto, One Piece, Pokemon, Attack On Titan or even My Hero Academia, we’ve handpicked all the best anime gift ideas any fan will love.

Best Anime Gifts

1. Anime History Book

anime history book

Gift Features

  • 256 pages
  • Covers the entire history of anime
  • Full of educational info
  • Ideal for anyone wondering how anime got so popular!

An excellent gift for any anime lover, this book takes the reader through the history of anime and how it became such a global success. Starting all the way back in the 1910s, the book explores the industries history, innovators, major breakthroughs and controversies. Featuring unique anime illustrations, any anime fan is sure to enjoy this fascinating read.

2. Sailor Moon Jigsaw

sailor moon jigsaw

Gift Features

  • 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Includes 10 characters
  • Great for anime loving couples
  • Measures 20 by 30 inches

Sailor Moon and puzzle fans rejoice with this awesome 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle! Measuring 50 by 75 cm, this gift is ideal for any Sailor Moon lover. Featuring a large illustrated drawing with all the main characters from the anime, your loved ones will have lots of fun putting this masterpiece together while watching the series on TV.

3. Attack On Titan Slippers

attack on titan slippers

Gift Features

  • Choose from 15 different patterns
  • US Sizes 4 to 10
  • Non-slip sole
  • High definition printing

Keep their feet warm while they watch anime, thanks to these cute and cozy house slippers. Featuring drawings of the characters from the anime Attack on Titan, these slippers are also available in different anime styles including One Piece, and Naruto. Featuring a non-slip sole on the bottom, they are an adorable gift for your special someone.

4. Attack On Titan Season 1 Manga Box Set

attack on titan manga box set

Gift Features

  • Includes 4 volumes
  • 784 pages in total
  • Covers the first 13 episodes
  • One of the most popular anime series
  • Original manga of the successful TV series

Attack on Titan is arguably one of the most popular animes at the moment, but every anime starts with a manga comic book, and this series is no exception. Read Attack on Titan straight from the books with this awesome manga box set. Featuring the first season in four separate books, this is a must have for any diehard fan.

5. Haku Dragon Plush

haku dragon plush

Gift Features

  • Made from super soft fabric
  • Ideal for wearing around neck
  • Measures 11 inches
  • Squishy and adjustable

For those Spirited Away fans, this Haku dragon plush is an essential present for their birthday or Christmas. Super soft and stuffed, this squishy plush is a superb gift for anime fans of all ages. Designed to be placed around the neck, it’s the perfect plush to watch Spirited Away with.

6. My Hero Academia Socks

my hero academia socks

Gift Features

  • Fits US sizes 9 – 12
  • Made from 100% polyester
  • 3 pairs per set
  • Fully machine washable

Add some awesomeness to their socks collection with these essential My Hero Academia socks set. Featuring three different pairs each with a different character design, these socks will fit sizes 9 – 12 and are fully machine washable. Also included are 50 anime stickers as an added bonus that they are sure to love.

7. Jump Force Game (PS4 & Xbox)

jump force game

Gift Features

  • Available on PS4 and Xbox One
  • Features several famous anime characters
  • Action packed gameplay
  • Great gift for video game lovers

Take their anime addiction to the next level with this essential PS4 game. Featuring a unique universe of various anime characters from Naruto, Dragon Ball and One Piece, this game is everyone anime lovers dream! Available on all popular consoles including PS4 and Xbox, they’ll love battling in this epic world.

8. Sailor Moon Monopoly

sailor moon monopoly game

Gift Features

  • For ages 10 and up
  • For 2 to 8 players
  • Gameplay lasts up to 60 minutes
  • Full of Sailor Moon characters

Why play regular Monopoly when you can play Sailor Moon monopoly? Get rid of any monopoly set they have at the moment and replace it with this awesome gift. Featuring a brand new game board, unique character markers, and a new currency, this is a must buy gift for any Sailor Moon super fan.

9. Kawaii Ramen Cat T-Shirt

ramen cat t-shirt gift

Gift Features

  • 5 colors available
  • Available in sizes small to 3XL
  • Made from polyester and cotton
  • Lightweight classic fit

Add something kawaii to their wardrobe with this adorable ramen cat t-shirt. Drawn in true Japanese anime style, this cat is thoroughly enjoying his delicious ramen as you can see from his facial expression! Available in five different colors and six different sizes, this tee is sure to go well with any outfit.

10. Anime Cookbook

anime cookbook

Gift Features

  • 160 pages
  • Recreate dishes from anime series
  • Step by step instructions
  • Over 75 recipes

Has your friend ever wanted to replicate some meals from the world of anime? Well, now they can with this informative anime cookbook. Inspired by the food found in various anime shows and movies including Naruto and Princess Mononoke, this book is loaded with complete step-by-step recipes to make their very own.

11. My Hero Academia Wall Tapestry

my hero academia wall tapestry

Gift Features

  • 4 different designs available
  • Measures 50 by 60 inches
  • Made from durable polyester
  • Includes free hooks to hang it up

Spice up any wall in their house with this huge My Hero Academia wall tapestry art. Available in 50 by 60 inches to 60 by 90 inches, this tapestry features a high quality print that is lightweight and portable. Machine washable and easy to hang, any anime fan will adore this anime gift.

12. The Art Of Spirited Away Book

art of spirited away book

Gift Features

  • 240 pages
  • Hundreds of illustrations from Spirited Away
  • Original storyboards and sketches
  • Perfect for any Studio Ghibli fan

Discover the mesmerizing world of the most popular and successful anime film ever inside this beautifully illustrated book. Featuring sketches, storyboards and never before seen drawings from Spirited Away, this illustrated book is an outstanding gift for any anime or Spirited Away fan. Written by the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki himself, any fan is sure to love it.

13. Dragon Ball Z Glass Gift Set

dragon ball z glass set

Gift Features

  • 3 piece set
  • 10 ounce capacity glass
  • 3.5 ounce espresso mug
  • Dragon Ball Z coaster

Add some anime to their glassware collection with this Dragon Ball Z glass gift set. Featuring a branded Dragon Ball Z shot glass, espresso mug and 10-ounce glass, these are the perfect glasses to drink from while they watch their favorite anime. An excellent Dragon Ball Z gift idea, all glasses are also dishwasher safe.

14. Miyazaki World Book

miyazaki world book gift

Gift Features

  • 344 pages
  • Covers the life and work of Hayao Miyazaki
  • Great read for Studio Ghibli fans
  • Full of original artwork

Step into the world of Hayao Miyazaki, the godfather of anime responsible for MY Neighbor Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle in this insightful and educational book. Exploring his life from his childhood to the present day, the book takes a look at some of his most iconic works and how he brought his ideas to life.

15. My Hero Academia Monopoly

my hero academia monopoly

Gift Features

  • Suitable for ages 8+
  • Ideal for 2 to 6 players
  • A twist on the classic board game
  • Includes 7 custom tokens

Throw away their old and boring version of Monopoly and replace them with this appropriately themed My Hero Academia version! Featuring new unique character markers, a new currency and entire new game board, this entire game is a must buy present for any anime fan. Suitable for 2 – 6 players it’s a fantastic way for their to introduce their family to anime.

16. Dragon Ball Z Magic Mug

dragon ball z magic mug

Gift Features

  • 15 ounce capacity
  • Changes color with hot liquid
  • Features designs on both sides
  • Great for at home or the office

Ensure they can watch their favorite anime with a nice warm drink thanks to this magic mug. Officially licensed Dragon Ball Z merchandise, when cold the mug has a picture of Goku on the side until hot liquid is added and it magically transforms the background. A great gift for any DBZ fan, it also comes with a themed coaster.

17. Naruto Bed Sheets

naruto bed sheets

Gift Features

  • Available in twin to king size
  • Made from super soft microfiber
  • Machine washable
  • Includes duvet cover and pillowcase covers

Make sure they dream sweet anime dreams with these awesome Naruto bed sheet covers. Suitable for twin size beds, the set comes with a main duvet cover and two pillowcases with the same print. Machine washable and printed with high quality ink, these colorful sheets are sure to last long into the future.

18. Sailor Moon Art Prints

sailor moon art prints

Gift Features

  • 5 prints included
  • Measures 8 by 10 inches
  • Printed on glossy premium photo paper
  • Original colorful artwork

Add some anime décor to their home with these colorful and unique Sailor Moon watercolor art prints. Including a set of five different prints, each one is 8 inches by 10 and printed on premium grade photo paper for long lasting results. Ideal for fans of all ages, these prints will help bring any room to life.

19. Kawaii Shiba Plush

kawaii shiba plush

Gift Features

  • Cutest plush ever
  • Measures 19.6 inches long
  • Super soft and squishy
  • 4 different colors

Brighten up anybody’s day with this incredibly cute and adorable Shiba plush. Designed to look just like an anime dog, this plush is super soft and squishy, which makes it the perfect gift for cuddling. Made from premium fabrics, it’s available in two different sizes of 16 and 20 inches and three different color patterns.

20. Death Note Mug

death note mug

Gift Features

  • 16 ounce capacity
  • Changes design when hot liquid is added
  • Great for Death Note fans
  • Perfect addition to their mug collection

A must buy gift for any Death Note fan, this mug features the main character Light Yagami on the side holding the book in question. But once hot liquid is added to the mug, Ryuk appears from the shadows behind him! With a 16 ounce capacity, this is the perfect mug to drink from while watching anime.

21. No Face Man Money Bank

no face man money bank

Gift Features

  • Eats money all day every day
  • Fully functional
  • Measures 9.5 inches tall
  • Great desk ornament

Add some Spirited Away merchandise to anybody’s life with this iconic no face man moving money bank. Simply offer a coin to the no face man, and he will gladly gobble it up with a hiccup! Standing 9.5 inches tall, this money bank uses two AA batteries and will bring hours of endless entertainment to any anime lover.

22. Edward Elric Funko Pop Figurine

edward elric figurine

Gift Features

  • Measures 3.75 inches tall
  • Perfect addition to any Funko Pop collection
  • Includes clear presentation box

Full Metal Alchemist fans rejoice with this awesome Edward Elric funko pop. The main character from the anime, this figurine stands just under four inches tall and is complete with his metal arm. Also featuring bolts of magic coming from his hands, this little guy is bound to be an excellent collection to anyone’s current set.

23. Master Guide To Drawing Anime Book

drawing anime book

Gift Features

  • 144 pages
  • Ideal for anyone who want to draw anime
  • Focuses on character and scene drawing
  • Over 100 techniques and tips

Once you watch enough anime, you inevitably want to draw your own anime characters. Surprise any anime lover with this awesome book on how to draw anime characters! Including over 100 essential techniques to sharpen their skills and technique, this book will guide them through drawing their first character and the important things to look out for.

24. Superfight Anime Deck

superfight anime deck board game

Gift Features

  • Includes 100 cards
  • For ages 8 and above
  • Lots of replayability
  • Ideal for 3+ players

Decide who the best anime fighter is with this super fun anime deck card game. An add-on to the highly popular Superfight card game, this anime pack contains 100 new cards, which are used to settle who’s the ultimate fighter. Players vote on whoever puts their point across the best and wins the round.

25. Naruto Kakshi Figure

naruto anime figure

Gift Features

  • Measures 3.75 inches tall
  • Great for any anime fan
  • Complete with clear presentation box
  • Highly collectible

For the big Naruto fans out there, this pop figurine is a must own! Based on the mysterious Kakashi Hatake character from the anime, he is sure to be a fine addition to anyone’s growing Naruto collection. Standing just under four inches tall, he has impressive detail all over, which any big fan is sure to notice.

26. Just A Girl Who Loves Anime Tee

girl who loves anime t-shirt

Gift Features

  • Available in 10 colors
  • 6 different sizes
  • Made from cotton and polyester material
  • Lightweight with a classic fit

For all the girls that love anime out there, look no further than this awesome tee. Featuring a kawaii anime drawing on the front, any female anime lover is sure to find this t-shirt hilarious. Available in ten different colors and six different sizes, it’s the ideal gift for any super anime fangirl.

27. One Piece Grandline Men Figure

one piece anime figurine

Gift Features

  • Measures 3 inches tall
  • Officially licensed
  • Highly collectible
  • Great addition to any shelf

Surprise any One Piece enthusiast with this detailed and highly collectible grandline men figurine. Standing at three inches tall, the detail is incredible and really brings the figure to life. Officially licensed One Piece merchandise, this gift is sure to make a fine addition to any collection they may currently have.

28. One Punch Man Plush

one punch man plush

Gift Features

  • Measures 5 inches tall
  • Super soft and squishy
  • Ideal for keeping on sofa or shelf
  • Great toy for young ones

Make any One Punch Man fan smile with this cute plush toy. Standing at five inches tall, this plush of the title character is super soft and squishy making him the perfect buddy to watch anime with. A great gift for keeping an eye on anyone, his oversized head adds to the cuteness and makes him a loveable toy.


Beth Noll is a gift editor at Gift Observer. She loves shopping for friends and sharing her top gift recommendations on the blog. With 9 years of blogging experience, she's always up to date with the latest trends and best gift ideas.