What are the best anime subscription boxes?

Want to buy all your favorite anime merch but don't know what to buy? Want to search for the best deal but have no time? Well, look no further and check out these anime subscription boxes and find yourself thinking outside the box in nabbing the best anime merchandise deals!

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    Akibento is a monthly anime-centric subscription box service. Each box follows a theme every month and is guaranteed to have six to eight unique items totaling up to at least $60 in value, including an exclusive epic T-Shirt.


    $26.95- Varies by plan

    Roy Burke
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "if you want the most out of your subscription, get this. not only do you get unique items that's at least double what you pay for in value, but you get a shirt. every. box. that's practically half a closet in one year! i mean, up to you if you want to wear it in public but hell, this is the best anime subscription box in terms of WORTH."
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    #2Manga Spice Cafe

    Manga Spice Cafe

    Manga Spice Cafe is a monthly subscription box service. Every monthly box follows a specific theme and contains three different manga titles, Asian confectionaries, and an anime- or manga-themed drink.



    Denise Dean
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "i think what makes this anime subscription box stand out is the fact it guarantees snacks AND manga every month. that and the mascot is hella cute. seriously, it's what caught my eye and made me not regret subscribing!"
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    #3Fangirl Monthly

    Fangirl Monthly

    Fangirl Monthly is a monthly jewelry box subscription service that primarily caters to female customers. Each box contains jewelry inspired by various anime, manga, and video games, as well as a collectible postcard and jewelry pouch.


    $18- Varies by plan

    Christina Castro
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "it's sometimes hard being a fan without being seen as weird, so i love how fangirl monthly manages to subvert that. this is the best anime subscription box for girls AND for subtlety!"
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    #4Loot Anime by Loot Crate

    Loot Anime by Loot Crate

    Loot Anime is the anime-focused subscription box from Loot Crate. Every month follows a specific theme, with each box containing merch from four to six unique anime titles. Merchandise also includes exclusive content for games.


    $28.95- Varies by plan

    Vicky Hu
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "i subscribed to this after recommendations from youtubers like domics, mother's basement, gigguk, etc. this crate was EVERYWHERE. the merchandise inside can be hit or miss for me since it seems to prioritize extremely popular and mainstream titles, but at least it's a good stash for anime geeks like me!"
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    #5Anime Bento

    Anime Bento

    Anime Bento is a monthly anime-themed gift box subscription service. Every month, subscribers are sent a "Bento" which contains various anime merchandise and a Japanese snack, with the contents following a specific theme for the month.


    $35- Varies by plan

    Cynthia Bishop
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "i love the variety they offer by providing goodies, snacks, and the occasional shirt, but it is a bit pricier than most services. can't really complain much though since it gives me a chance to try various japanese snackies!"
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    #6My Japan Box

    My Japan Box

    My Japan Box is a gift box subscription service. Each box contains merchandise or various goodies pertaining to a specific theme, and customers can choose between anime or food themes for their boxes.


    $25- Varies by plan

    Ralph Walker
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "they have quality when it comes to the box contents. that said, it is a bit overpriced compared to most services. might consider switching once i find a new one that intrigues mne."
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    #7Kawaii Box

    Kawaii Box

    Kawaii Box is a monthly subscription box service with a focus on cute merchandise and mascots. Each monthly box contains various goodies and collectibles from cute brands such as Pusheen, Pokemon, Moomin, Studio Ghibli, Gudetama, and more.


    $21.9- Varies by plan

    Ashley Miller
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "this is one of those odd niche boxes. if you love cute stuff, sure, but the variety inside isn't much to speak of. for the same price, there are other boxes that can offer more, but if you're more into cute merch that isn't super obvious, this is for you."
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    #8Hello Kitty & Friends by Loot Crate

    Hello Kitty & Friends by Loot Crate

    Hello Kitty & Friends is a Sanrio-partnered subscription box by Loot Crate. Boxes are delivered quarterly, with each containing various collectibles and apparel with designs featuring different Sanrio characters.


    $39.99- Varies by plan

    Lisa Rivera
    Written on July 10, 2019
    "not the best sanrio has ever offered. i love the characters, but the price is a bit much for what i get quarterly. if you're a huge fan of the company, be my guest, but otherwise, get loot anime instead."


Best What are the best anime subscription boxes
1AkibentoOther 16 Paid
2Manga Spice CafeOther 14 Paid
3Fangirl MonthlyOther 8 Paid
4Loot Anime by Loot CrateOther 3 Paid
5Anime BentoOther 3 Paid
6My Japan BoxOther 2 Paid
7Kawaii BoxOther 2 Paid
8Hello Kitty & Friends by Loot CrateOther 1 Paid

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