17 Japanese Gifts for People Who Love Japan

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Any Japan lovers out there? Ever wanted to decorate your home (or yourself!) with Japanese-styled items? If you’re looking for a unique gift for the Japan lover in your life, you’re in luck. We’ve found the best Japanese gifts and Japan-themed items that your special friend or family member would love to receive.

Here are some of the best things for sushi lovers, Japan fans, and all those with a love of Japanese cuisine, that make good gifts for all kinds of special occasions.

Many of these gift ideas are available with Amazon Prime’s fast free shipping (often arriving in just one or two days!). If you’re not already a Prime member, you can get a 30-day FREE trial of Amazon Prime here!

Our Top Picks for Japanese Gifts for Her or Him

Japanese Ceramic Table Lamp

This handmade porcelain clay lamp is the perfect gift for someone who wishes to decorate their home with a Japanese theme.

The porcelain lampshade allows the light to be much brighter than most other lamps on the market, so the egg lamp is sure to truly brighten your day and room. Plus, the pretty floral design is gorgeous.

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Bonsai Starter Kit

This kit includes four seeds for four different yet beautiful bonsai trees. It has everything you need to start a little garden, from pots, a soil disc, bamboo plant markers, a bonsai clipper, and an in-depth instruction booklet.

This is perfect even for beginners and is sure to help you grow four gorgeous bonsai trees. Great for DIYers!

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Japanese Style Ceramic Rice Bowls

This gift box is the perfect present for someone who enjoys traditional Japanese culture. This wonderful gift includes four different color rice bowls, each with flower patterns and soft, light coloring.

The perfect item for any occasion, this eco-friendly gift is a wonderful ceramic addition for someone who enjoys eating with traditional Japanese pottery - or even someone who just likes the designs.

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Zen Garden with Panda

The Desk-Sized Japanese Zen Garden is a beautiful and calming addition to any workspace or home. Featuring a miniature landscape of sand, stones, and a variety of accessories, this garden is designed to help promote relaxation and mindfulness. With its compact size and easy-to-use design, it's the perfect way to bring a touch of serenity to someone's day. This is a great gift for anyone who needs a little stress relief in their life.

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Japanese Kitchen Knife Set

This knife set is the perfect gift for anyone out there who needs to cook and loves having stylish knives to cut with. They have a more unique look with black blades and a combination of western and Japanese-style knife design. Also, super cool knives are just super cool to have.

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Sushi Socks Box

Ok, come on. Sushi socks? So cool. This gift comes with three pairs of socks, each packed to look like sushi and each with its own colorful design. These high-quality cotton sushi- I mean, socks are sure to make the gift recipient laugh (and yes, you can get some for yourself).

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Japanese Tea Pot for Loose Leaf Tea

This teapot comes in white or grey, and you can choose to add on two teacups. Perfect for any green tea lovers out there - and if that's not you, don't worry. We won't judge. It's nice to have decorative kitchenware too! This pot has a matte glaze, giving it a perfectly smooth appearance. It comes with an infuser, so that's one less thing you have to worry about buying!

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Japanese Abstract Art Porcelain Cups

These cups are gorgeous! Each has its own design and abstract artwork. Perfect for functional decoration in your kitchen, or a great gift set for someone that likes artsy kitchenware.

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Relaxation Tabletop Fountain

You know what the best way to add zen into your home is? A decorative fountain. This one is a stunning and serene addition to any home or workspace. With its soothing sound and tranquil design, this fountain creates a peaceful ambiance that can help reduce stress and promote relaxation.

The pebbles, the way the water constantly flows, it's absolutely perfect. Just watch out if you have a cat, they may become more invested in it than you!

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Learning Japanese Hiragana and Katakana: A Workbook for Self-Study

If there's one thing Japan-lovers love, it's learning more about the culture - even learning the written language. Anyone invested in Japan or even just a practicing linguist would love this educational gift!

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Feng Shui Obsidian Five-Element Bracelet

Obsidian is known for having healing powers and for warding off negative energy. Whether you believe in that or not doesn't matter though - it's truly a nice bracelet and that's all you have to worry about. The stones are gorgeous and the obsidian gives it a very nice touch.

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Mini Travel Kung Fu Tea Pot Cup Set with Tray

Have you ever wanted to just go outside, breathe in the fresh air, and have a relaxing tea session? Then this is the gift for you - either for a friend or YOU you. With this set, you get a teapot, four teacups, a teacan, a tea tray, a tea clip, tea infuser, and finally a portable travel bag. Considering how expensive tea sets can get, this is a steal!

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Numi Organic Tea Flowering Tea Gift Set

From experience, watching tea bloom in a teapot is one of the coolest things ever. This set comes with nine bouquets of tea leaves and adds that extra wonder to your tea session.

Also, it comes WITH the glass teapot in the picture, so if you don't already have a teapot this knocks out two birds with one stone.

I have actually gifted this to someone, and they absolutely loved it!

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Women’s Pinafore X Style Apron

This pinafore comes in green or red, and is the perfect way to style up an outfit a little. This handmade linen apron is a little on the pricey side, but given it's versatility and style, it's absolutely worth it. It's the perfect gift for someone who loves cooking up delicious things in the kitchen!

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Usaburo Japanese Kokeshi Doll

These handcrafted wooden dolls make the best gifts for someone who appreciates Japanese tradition. These little Japanese dolls can be found in different sizes and colors, but I just love this one with the pink kimono.

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Japanese Style Eco-Friendly Reusable Chopsticks Set

All fans of Japanese culture must have one thing - a good pair of chopsticks. Even better than that is FIVE pairs of chopsticks that come in a nice gift box.

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Eden would rather be shopping for herself or her cat, Moon, but instead she’s writing gift suggestions for you. She’s pretty into plants, pets of all varieties, gaming, books, yoga, music, and mental health, so you’ll see her gift suggestions centered around those themes. When she isn’t writing, she’s probably working on some amazing digital coloring art. Check her out on IG @edenfeeden

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