We all love watching anime as it comes out on streaming platforms. Crunchyroll, FUNimation, Netflix, you name it, we stream it. But nothing beats bringing home collector’s editions and physical copies of your favorite series. Here’s an anime collector’s gift guide fit for the weeb in your life. This anime collector’s gift guide has many of my favorites and many on my wishlist to help round out my physical anime collection. From stellar collector’s editions with photo cards to gorgeous steelbooks and more, this list is sure to make your shopping easy for that anime fan in your life.
A few years back, a shiny-headed hero named Saitama punched his way into America’s hearts and the anime world was never the same. Combining incredible action, hilarious humor and character-driven storytelling, One-Punch Man was a hit from the first episode.
And now, Season 2 has finally made its way to Blu-ray and DVD!
When Professor Bresson, touted to be this century’s most established archaeologist passes away, he leaves behind the Bresson Diary, rumored to hold clues to the treasures of a lost civilization. When elusive Lupin III, grandson of the famous French thief, learns of this, he decides to snatch the sought-after diary to claim the lost treasures for himself and to redeem his grandfather’s name, who allegedly was not able to solve the Bresson diary…? Befriending a young girl named Laetitia, who seems to also be after the diary, Lupin must outwit Professor Lambert and his shadowy secret society to solve the great mystery of Bresson Diary to prove to the world that he is the greatest thief in the world!
Bonus Content: Interviews with Director and Japanese Cast, Animation Breakdown, CG Model Gallery, Yellow Carpet Premiere, and Trailers and Promos.
A supernatural kung-fu spectacular set in Mexico starring Danny Trejo, Aislinn Derbez, Jonny Cruz, Angélica Vale, Mike Colter, and Vic Chao! Extras include: An Interview with Director Willis Bulliner, The Music of Seis Manos: Composing the Opening Theme with Carl Thiel, An Interview with the Creators of Seis Manos, An Interview with Fight Choreographer Thomas Leverett
From Makoto Shinkai, the director of the global smash hit Your Name., comes a critically-acclaimed new romantic drama set in the rain-soaked streets (and skies) of modern Tokyo. The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…
Bonus Content: Feature-Length Documentary “The Making of Weathering With You,” Interview with Director Makoto Shinkai, “Weather Front” Featurette, Talk Show: Makoto Shinkai and Yumiko Udo, Director Filmography Featurette, and Trailers & TV Spots.
Class 1-A visits Nabu Island where they finally get to do real hero work. The place is so peaceful that it feels like a vacation—until they’re attacked by a villain with an eerily familiar Quirk! Now, Deku and his friends are the island’s only hope.
From director Makoto Shinkai, the innovative mind behind Voices of a Distant Star and 5 Centimeters Per Second, comes a beautiful masterpiece about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. When a dazzling comet lights up the night’s sky, something shifts, and they seek each other out wanting something more; a chance to finally meet. But try as they might, something more daunting than distance prevents them. Is the string of fate between Mitsuha and Taki strong enough to bring them together, or will forces outside their control leave them forever separated?
The Limited Edition comes packaged in a collectible art box with a rainbow holographic finish, featuring the star-crossed lovers Taki and Mitsuha, and includes Your Name. 2-disc original soundtrack by RADWIMPS, with English and Japanese versions and 60-page hardcover art book.
Beaten, battered, and stinging from Mitsuki’s rejection, Boruto and friends seek help from an unlikely source–Ohnoki! However, this cranky old master is as stubborn as a stone! But Boruto has his ways, and soon finds out there’s more to Ohnoki than meets the eye as they delve into his past and find some surprising revelations about this legendary Kage! Catch the action in the 7th installment of Boruto: Naruto Next Generations!
Akira isn’t just a movie – it’s the genesis of a genre. Katsuhiro Otomo’s landmark cyberpunk classic obliterated the boundaries of feature-length animation and forced the world to look into the future. Without Kaneda and Tetsuo, without espers and psionic assassins, without that iconic motorcycle – our world would be a far less exciting place to exist.
This SKU includes a Steelbook Collector’s Case, Blu-ray and DVD product, and a 32-page full-color booklet for the true Akira fan.
Experience the epic saga, Avatar: The Last Airbender, with this complete collection featuring exclusive character art from each book! Go back to the beginning and experience everything from the discovery of Avatar Aang in the frozen iceberg to the mastery of all four elements, from the battle at Ba Sing Se to the final showdown with the Fire Nation.
Special Features include: The Making of Avatar Featurettes, Original Uncut Animatic “The Avatar State,” Behind the Scenes with the Avatar Cast and Crew, Avatar Super Deformed Shorts, Into the Fire Nation at San Diego Comic-Con, The Women of “Avatar: The Last Airbender, Plus Featurettes, Audio Commentaries, and more!
Product descriptions for items on this anime collector’s gift guide come directly from listed product pages.
Kate is co-founder, EIC, and CCO of BWT. She’s also a Certified Rotten Tomatoes Critic, host, and creator of our flagship podcast, But Why Tho? and Did You Have To?. She also manages all PR relationships for comics, manga, film, TV, and anime. She has an MA in Cultural Anthropology and Religious Studies focusing on how pop culture impacts society.