Gifting is an evergreen problem and it is even tougher to buy gifts for the kind of people who like nothing, or have everything, or are into something specific, or are men! If you have to gift something to a person who happens to be an anime lover then your problem is solved. Here is a list of gift ideas to help you find the perfect gift for that ‘Otaku’ you know.
1. Pikachu Themed Gifts
Who doesn’t love Pikachu? It is the cutest thing ever. Besides Pokémon is the show that actually triggered the anime love in many. It makes one nostalgic because that’s how it all started. Be sure that you won’t go wrong with anything that has Pikachu in it like t-shirts, posters, sliders, caps etc. So, shout out loud ‘Pikachu I choose you’.
2. Good Old Anime
What better gift for an anime lover than the anime itself. Get a good number of anime series and it will be one of the best gifts. You have to see this list to get some idea on what to choose. Do a little research on your own, you should know the person’s genre before you buy anything.
3. Anime Collectibles
We tend to hold collectables very close to our hearts, each piece unique and representing something important to us. So, you can get a handful of collectables like anime action figures, model toys, relevant items of different anime series and the list is endless. Grab everything that you can. P.s if you can get a set of the seven ‘dragon balls’, it will make all the difference.
4. Anime Encyclopedia/ History Books
Anime encyclopedia and history books are actually available in some comic book stores and also online. Reading in depth about the things that one like makes them happy. Also having a better knowledge about something that you love is always rewarding and also equally interesting. Make a good search around and gift them the gift of knowledge.
5. Manga Comics
Anime and manga are closely related, both belonging to Japanese culture, anime is animation, something that you can watch, and manga are comics, something that you can read. Many anime is the actual representation of popular mangas. So, the manga is a very good gifting option for the anime lover.
6. Anime Backpacks
Backpacks are one of the most useful stuff, we carry it almost everywhere so why not gift a backpack with a cool anime theme depicting popular characters like Goku, Vegeta from Dragon Ball series, popular anime like Pokémon, Fullmetal Alchemist, Naruto, Psycho-Pass etc. You can also pair it up with a keychain of similar themes. They will definitely love it and carry it around everywhere.
7. Anime T-shirts
When you can’t think of anything to buy as a gift, go for t-shirts. As it is available in a wide variety of options, and it will not go in waste. If you are looking for a gift for your boyfriend who is in into anime then buy him a t-shirt depicting one of his favourite characters so that he can show his love to the world.
8. Coffee Mug of Favorite Anime
This one needs a few your clever skills because you have to find out a few favourite anime series and characters of that person. Once you have some options to choose from, see if you can find coffee mugs of those particular ones. If not, no problem, getting a customized one is not that hard nowadays.
An anime lover is not a hard one to please with so many gifting options around. Choosing a gift for them that they will keep close to their heart will be a cakewalk with this list. No matter which one you choose, they are going to love you for it. Happy gifting.