As the gift giving season approaches many of you will be asking the question of what is the best gift to give to someone who will shortly be travelling to Japan. You may also be interested in great gifts for someone who is interested in Japan more generally!
To help you out I have put together a short list of great gift ideas from Amazon to suit any budget. All of my recommended items ship internationally so you can order them from anywhere 🙂 .
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- New! Scratch Off Map of Japan
- NEW! Kutani Yakiware Coffee Mug
- NEW! Clever Idiots Nekozushi Sushi Cat Keychain
- Kawaii Anime Cat Shirt Japanese Ramen Noodles Gift TShirt
- OLRAIN Women’s Floral Print Sheer Loose Kimono Cardigan Capes
- Sushi Socks – Novelty Box of Three Pairs
- Cashmere Travel Throw Set
- Lonely Planet Japan Guide Book
- Retro Japan Luggage Tags
- Samsonite Winfield Hard Shell 24 inch Medium Suitcase
- 5 in 1 Universal Clip On Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit
- Japanese Inns and Hot Springs Guide Book
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 10.1 MP Digital Camera
- Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod
- Cabeau Evolution Memory Foam Travel Pillow
- Japan Themed T-shirts
- Physix Compression Socks
- Sushi Go Card Game
- Sushiquik Super Easy Sushi Making Kit
New! Scratch Off Map of Japan
This scratch off map of Japan provides a great memento of your trip to Japan and is a great option to both plan your journey and record it afterwards. Click here to see the latest prices and the order your map.
NEW! Kutani Yakiware Coffee Mug
This gorgeous Kutani Yakiware Coffee Mug is hand made in Japan at the famous Japanese pottery Kutani, which has been in operation since 1655. The size is 3.1 inches tall by 3 inches wide. Click here to see the latest prices and order your coffee mug from Amazon.
NEW! Clever Idiots Nekozushi Sushi Cat Keychain
This was so cute (or kawaii) that I had to add it to this article! What is a sushi cat keychain? Click here to see the different options and to order you sushi cat keychain from Amazon.
Kawaii Anime Cat Shirt Japanese Ramen Noodles Gift TShirt
Keeping on with the cat theme check out this gorgeous t-shirt with a noodle cat design 🙂 They have shirt options for men, women and youths. Click here to see the options and order your noodle cat T-shirt from Amazon.
OLRAIN Women’s Floral Print Sheer Loose Kimono Cardigan Capes
These gorgeous Kimono inspired cardigan capes are a great addition to your summer wardrobe. Click here to see the different patterns and to order your kimono cape.
Sushi Socks – Novelty Box of Three Pairs
This kawaii (cute!) set of sushi socks will be a winner for anyone travelling to Japan 🙂 Click here to see the latest prices and order your socks.
Cashmere Travel Throw Set
This soft and luxurious cashmere travel throw set includes a cashmere travel throw (55″ x 38′), an eye mask with satin lining and a carry case / pillow cover (15″ x 12″). Click here to see the latest prices and 8 color choices on Amazon.
Lonely Planet Japan Guide Book
This is the latest release Lonely Planet travel guide for Japan, which is available in both paperback and Kindle editions. Click to see the latest prices on Amazon.
Retro Japan Luggage Tags
These retro style Japan luggage tags will make the perfect accompaniment to your luggage! Click here to see the latest prices on Amazon.
Samsonite Winfield Hard Shell 24 inch Medium Suitcase
This Samsonite Winfield Hard Shell 24 inch medium sized suitcase is a perfect choice for your trip to Japan – and definitely shinkansen ready! Click here to check out the latest prices on Amazon.
This 5 in 1 Universal Clip On Cell Phone Camera Lens Kit for iPhone 7/7 Plus /6s/6s Plus/6/5, Samsung S7/S7 Edge & Most Smartphones will enable you to make the most of your cell phone photos! Click here to check out the latest prices on Amazon.
Japanese Inns and Hot Springs Guide Book
This new release book with gorgeous photos of amazing Japanese Inns and hot springs will provide great inspiration to anyone planning a trip to Japan. This book is available in both paperback and Kindle editions. Click to see the latest prices on Amazon.
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 10.1 MP Digital Camera
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 10.1 MP Digital Camera with 3.8x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 3.0-Inch LCD – White is a mid range compact camera which features a 10.1 Megapixel photos, and 3 inch screen size and HD movie recording. Click here to check latest prices on Amazon
Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod
This Manfrotto MTPIXI-B PIXI Mini Tripod comes with a smartphone attachment and will also enable you to use cameras up to mid weight to take the best photos during your trip to Japan. Click here to see the latest prices on Amazon 🙂 .
Cabeau Evolution Memory Foam Travel Pillow
The Cabeau Evolution Memory Foam Travel Pillow is a highly regarded travel pillow option, featuring memory foam and a storage bag. Click here to check out the latest prices on Amazon.
If you would like to purchase a high quality Japan themed t-shirt (particularly in larger sizes) then you are better off purchasing one before you depart. Click here to check out the price on Amazon.
These Physix Compression Socks are a great option to wear on your flights to and from Japan to reduce the risk of DVT and reduce swelling during your long haul flight. Click here to check out the price, size and color options on Amazon.
To get your Japan vibe going (and to learn the names of a large range of Japanese food) a great option is to purchase the great Sushi Go Card Game (my kids love it!). This game is suitable for ages 8 and up and 2 to 8 players. Click here to purchase on Amazon.
Sushiquik Super Easy Sushi Making Kit
The Sushiquik Super Easy Sushi Making Kit is a great option to make perfect sushi every time. The kit comes complete with training frame, non-stick paddle, and the SushiQuik Roll Cutter. This kit enables you to make all sushi roll sizes including rolls with rice on the outside. Click here to see the latest prices and the order your map.
You may also like to check out my article on the best Japanese dinnerware and plates on our new Japan Addict HQ site – click on this link to see a great range of Japanese dinnerware options!
Have fun shopping!
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