The holidays are just around the corner; do you know what you’re getting for that special anime lover in your life? The Honey POP’s 2020 Anime Gift Guide is here to the rescue. We’ve been through the trials of being an anime lover. No one understands what you’re into, and no one gets you anything anime related. Well, today, we’re giving you a handy guide to hand off to any family member or friend to get their mind working. Whether it’s a subtle hint or you’ve been screaming into the void, we’ve got your back.
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Gumstyle Japanese Anime Style
These soft slippers will keep your beloved anime fan nice and warm in this cooler weather. Perfect for keeping the cleanest house and bring a little of Japan into your home. Super soft on the inside, these slippers come with a variety of characters on them. Trust our anime gift guide, for we have been there before and demand the warmth that only gifted slippers can give.
Available from Amazon for $26.99
Top 100 Anime Scratch Poster
Got a friend that won’t ever stop talking about how many anime they watch? Put them to the test with this 100 anime poster. Can they say they’ve watched them all? If you’re feeling generous, you can even offer to watch these with the lover of anime in your life. They’ll love you all the more for it.
Available from Amazon for £12.97
Wear your heart on your sleeves… or, in this case, feet! Do you adore Studio Ghibli films? Well, now you can have Totoro or No-Face wherever you go. If you ever need some encouragement, these guys have you grounded. Plus, keep those toes nice and warm!
Available from Amazon for $14.99
WoneNice Portable Cute Kitty Silicone LED Night Lamp
Want to start them young? Or maybe you’re just a fan of the cutest neko around! Pusheen is a classic and well-recognized character, whether it’s Facebook or line stickers, or the comic themselves. Ultimately capturing the term kawaii, your anime lover will adore this.
Available from Amazon for $17.99
Pop Manga Coloring Book
Anime lover that can’t draw? Or maybe need some inspiration for the next work of art? Well, this is perfect. Color amazing pages filled with the art that inspired anime into existence. Everything from cute and fluffy to dark and surreal. Fill your pages with as much or as little color as your like. The world is your canvas, so own it! The cover is already giving us mad fanfiction ideas.
Available from Barnes&Noble for $14.99
These are top tier for anime all day, every day. You know your favorite anime fan binges like there’s no tomorrow, so give them a little help! Perfect to pair with that anime poster we keep talking about just in case they’re a bit short on a scratch-off or two. Watch new anime 1 hr after it airs in Japan. Plus, when you’re subscribed, no ads. Bless!
Cook Anime: Eat Like Your Favorite Character―From Bento to Yakisoba
This gift guide covers all the basics. Bring amazing foods you’ve only seen in anime to life. Whether it’s a bento box or a sit-down meal, there are tons of recipes here for you. Learn facts about Japanese children’s school diets during WWII that you can find in many anime series. There’s a variety of foods for a variety of skill levels, so no worries! You can work your way up and down until you’ve mastered this book. Make something for your parents, family, or loved ones. A gift that will continue to give with the right encouragement.
Available from Amazon for $17.99 Hardcover or $9.99 Kindle
Ghibli Howl’s Moving Castle Calcifer Kitchen Tool Pancake pan
Speaking of food! For the food warrior in your life, anime style. Lover’s of Howl’s Moving Castle will swoon and most notably quote, “May all your bacon burn!” This is the way. Pretend to be Sophie or smile at the Calcifer pancakes. Either way, warmth, and joy is spread all around.
Available from Amazon for $40.00
Japanese Flash Cards – Learn Japanese Language Vocabulary Words and Phrases – Basic Japanese for Beginners
Learn hiragana and katakana, plus some wonderful phrases. By solidifying the vocabulary with their favorite anime, they’re all set; anime lovers will finally know how to spell the phrases they’ve been saying all along. Nothing is more God Tier than watching anime and not needing subtitles. A true blessing for anybody watching those crazy fight scenes.
Available from Amazon for $16.95
Remembering the Kanji 1: A Complete Course on How Not to Forget the Meaning and Writing of Japanese Characters
The anime gift guide is not just for anime lovers but lovers of Japan as well. To understand more of the nuances and fun, kanji is a necessity. For those learning Japanese, Kanji is a nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be! Learn a little different way. Touted by Abroad In Japan as a helpful learning device, if the standard written way isn’t working, this might. Make kanji learning fun!
Available from Amazon for $30.59 Kindle or $32.20 Paperback
Japanese Snack Box
Fill your anime lover’s tummy with a ton of yummy snacks straight from Japan. They’ve seen it all in anime and getting the chance to try the IRL thing? Priceless. From sweet to savory, japan has it all. Not to mention Japan is King when it comes to seasonal goodness. Springtime Sakura flavors to sweet mints and all new themes eat season. A subscription is a gift that keeps on giving.
Available from Snakku for $16.50 or $37.95
That about covers all the bases. Where to watch anime, anime stuff to wear, anime stuff to cook/cook with/snack on, and anime stuff to decorate your space. What more could you need? Do you love any of these gift ideas? Which of these will you be adding to your list? Let us know down in the comments below or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPOP!
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