AnimeJapan is the event to go to if you’re an avid anime fan looking to enjoy everything anime, and this year’s third annual AnimeJapan 2016 looks better than ever before.


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Aside from all the exhibitions and amazing food they’ve announced to have prepared for the event, they have also released information of all the anime-themed goods you’ll be able to snag there. And to our absolute delight, this year’s theme is “Tradition and Anime in Your Daily Life.”

Yup, AnimeJapan will be offering an array of limited edition items that merge popular anime and traditional Japanese craft.

Rascal the Raccoon × Kagawa Lacquerware

Adorable Rascal the Raccoon plates in red and black!


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Touken Ranbu × Tamamushi Lacquerware

Mirrors made with Sendai-born urushi lacquerware feature captivating colors and a glossy finish.


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Naruto × Iga-yaki

Rustic-looking rice bowls marked with symbols of Konohagakure and Hokage.


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Fate/Grand Order × Kanazawa Metal Leaf

Fate/Grand Order ballpoint pens adorned with Kanazawa Metal Leaf. Although no photos are currently available, you can see them at the Premium Collaboration Corner during the event!

Bungō Stray Dogs × Koshu Inden

These pencil cases were made using the 400-year-old technique of painting deer leather with urushi lacquer.


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The Idolmaster Cinderella Girls × Gifu Japanese Umbrella

These umbrellas aren’t for sale, but are nonetheless beautiful products using umbrellas that have been labeled as one of Gifu’s traditional crafts.


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Mr. Osomatsu × Kyo Yuzen

A colorful handkerchief featuring Mr. Osomatsu, dyed with the traditional technique of Kyo Yuzen.


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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans × Kyo Kumihimo

These Gundam keychain straps are made from Kyo Kumihimo, or Kyoto Braided Cords. Braided cords were often used to furnish personal armaments such as helmets and sword swaps, and are now mainly used for Japanese kimonos.


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Armored Trooper Votoms × Shigaraki Ware

Have some sake with this set of Armored Trooper Votoms sake bottle and cups, marked with the letter “R” of The Red Shoulders.


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Since they are all made using the techniques of traditional craft, prices range from 2,800 (24.66 USD) yen to 16,800 (148.10 USD) yen, depending on the item. You can get more details on the goods here.

And if these awesome goods aren’t enough to make you eager to go, AnimeJapan 2016 will also be filled with anime-themed food, chances to collect specially designed AnimeJapan metal badges, and even official anime sets where you will be able to take your cosplay experience to a whole new level.

The event will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from March 25th to the 27th, so make sure it’s on your itinerary if you’re in Tokyo!

AnimeJapan 2016

Location: Tokyo Big Sight

Date: 3/25-3/27

Fee: 1,600 yen (14.11 USD) for visitors in middle school and above. Free for visitors in elementary school and under.

Open from 10:00-17:00

By - grape Japan editorial staff.