Are you looking for unique gift ideas that won’t break the bank? Here we’ve compiled a list of 21 unique Japanese gifts that are all under $21.00.
From traditional Japanese toys to pop-culture art, these gift ideas are great for those who are fascinated by Japan or for friends, family, and coworkers with whom you want to share your love of the Japanese culture. Either way, there is surely something here for everyone on your shopping list!
The best thing is that you never have to leave the house and deal with the holiday rush to find them. You can shop right here, right now! All of the items below are available on Amazon!
When it comes to eating healthily the Japanese know what is what, and it is a lot more than just sushi. In Yoshihiro Murata’s cookbook, he introduces over sixty healthy recipes that you can make with regularly available ingredients from the local supermarket.
The Japanese take their skin-care seriously and this product seems to have a few hundred reviews touting amazing improvements in skin tone for dry/normal and sensitive skin. This cream helps maintain moisture to plump fine lines and wrinkles for healthy-looking skin. A perfect small gift!
For those in love with world-renowned filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki and those who have a fondness to the characters of the popular film Totoro, this gift will simply satisfy. The adorable Makkuro Kurosuke is a small gift for everyone.
Kamifūsen is a popular traditional Japanese children’s toy made from washi (paper). They have an open hole in the bottom which you blow air into to inflate them.
Don’t let the simplicity of this toy’s design mislead you. It takes a certain amount of skill to catch the ball in one of the three cups (left, right, bottom) let alone its peg on top. This is one of the more traditional designs, but there are other, more modern designs as well.
The Japanese Koma is played by wrapping a small rope around its base and throwing it side-arm while holding the string so the top spins out. It is a traditional toy in Japan and takes some skill to get it right.