Anime is still bigger than ever! This year, show the anime fan in your life how grateful you are that they share their Crunchyroll subscription with you with a gift they’ll treasure.
Anime Through the Looking Glass is a beautiful, fully illustrated celebration of beloved anime classics, including works like One Piece, Ghost in the Shell, and Howl’s Moving Castle. This dynamic, wide-ranging book explores eighty key themes of the genre and is the perfect gift for those fascinated by the art and style of Japanese animation–from wars to natural disasters, nature to ecology, childhood to magic, and dystopias to fables.
The foodies among us know that anime has a unique ability to make any dish look absolutely delectable. Make your favorite on-screen treats come to life with books that combine delicious recipes with your favorite animated movies and shows! The Unofficial Ghibli Cookbook is an adorable recipe collection inspired by your favorite Studio Ghibli films. Finally, make the mouth-watering shio ramen from Ponyo that’s been haunting your dreams, or recreate Satsuki’s bento from My Neighbor Totoro! Or for a broader gastronomic tour through animation, try the Gastronogeek Anime Cookbook, featuring recipes from shows like Fruits Basket, Naruto, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, and more!
And of course, you can’t go wrong with the classics. The Akira 35th Anniversary Box Set is the ultimate way to collect the series. Featuring a luxury box containing beautiful hardcovers with multicolored spines, this set has serious shelf appeal. Anyone who ever dreamed of being a Sailor Scout will love the Sailor Moon QPosket set, which bundles a limited-edition, exclusive figure of Sailor Moon as she originally appeared in her 1991 debut along with the first volume of the reissued manga. And for Attack on Titan megafans who have already devoured the show and the books, the Attack on Titan Coloring Book and Attack on Titan Character Encyclopedia are fantastic gift picks to add to their AOT collection.
See below for even more of our favorite gifts for anime lovers!