Best Anime Plush Toys

Updated October 2020
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Japanese animation once appealed to a niche audience, but has developed a worldwide following over the past several decades. Known as anime in the United States, Japanese “animated cartoons” appeal to all ages, including adults and youngsters. Not only do kids love to watch anime for the dramatic scenes and colorful characters, young fans also love anime toys. If you are shopping for a youngster who can't get enough anime, a plush toy is worth considering. They are available in different characters from various series that kids love, and feature the same Japanese-style characteristics like the recognizable facial expressions and bold colors that are unmistakably anime. Ask your child about the types of characters he or she prefers to guide you as you shop for these huggable, lovable toys.

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