25 Best Anime Coloring Books For Anime Fans

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Have you ever wanted to know what it feels like to be an anime artist? Now, with anime coloring books, you can experience the thrill of bringing your favorite characters to life.

Not only do anime coloring books help establish vital art skills for drawing, but they’re also relaxing. People of all ages can enjoy coloring, and there’s a perfect book for everyone out there on this list.

Anime Coloring Book: 50+ Impressive Anime Style Coloring Pictures For Kids

Anime Coloring Book: 50+ Impressive...
  • Akira Murayama (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 110 Pages - 12/15/2020 (Publication...

This coloring book has a little bit of everything, and it’s great for beginners. It features everyone’s favorite protagonists, from Naruto to Goku to Luffy and beyond.

This book has both simple line art pieces and more complex ones. If you’re feeling a little stressed out, it’s great to immerse yourself in the details of this ornate art. When you’re finished with a piece, it doubles as great art for your room!

Soul Eater Coloring Book

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This Soul Eater coloring book does the series justice. It has over 50 individual pages of characters, scenes, and other illustrations. The soft glossy cover is a bonus too and makes for a great book to have lying around on your coffee table.

But the biggest feature of this book is the fact that it comes with 20+ tutorials on how to draw Tanjiro, Zenitsu, Mitsuri, and more!

Anime Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring Book Featuring Classic Anime and Manga Style Characters

Anime Coloring Book: An Adult Coloring...
  • Browne, Ava (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 105 Pages - 11/20/2020 (Publication...

Ava Browne delivers some whimsical, classic anime style illustrations that are as fun to color as they are to look at. Ava’s style pulls from both traditional Japanese anime and the American graphic novel, which makes it nostalgic on many levels. Fans of Scott Pilgrim will appreciate this book, as well as horror fans for some of the creepy crawlies that Ava includes.

Cute Anime Coloring Book for Adults: Kawaii Yuri Girls Addition

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  • Illustrations, Sora (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 127 Pages - 06/29/2019 (Publication...

This book is blooming with romance! If you haven’t heard of yuri, this genre of anime and manga focuses on the romance between women. Yaoi, on the other hand, focuses on the romance between men (yuri means girl’s love, and yaoi means boy’s love).

This coloring book features 30 different illustrations of yuri romance and heartbreak, inviting you to make up your own stories behind these pictures. Equal parts kawaii and beautifully intricate, this makes for a great Valentine’s (or Galentine’s) gift!

Color 100+ Anime Characters: V.2 100 Coloring Pages of the Most Known Characters in the Anime World

Color +100 Anime Characters: Coloring...
  • Books, Kiko (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 100 Pages - 09/12/2020 (Publication...

If you don’t want to commit to a single series when picking out an anime coloring book, you’ll appreciate the variety that this book offers. Among many others, it features characters from Dragon Ball, One Piece, Demon Slayer, Fairy Tail, Death Note, Bleach, and My Hero Academia.

It’s also not overly large or bulky like some coloring books, so it’s great for on the go. If there’s an anime-loving kid in your life, this book will make for a great road trip companion!

Anime Coloring Book: 200+ Mixed Anime Characters That You Know, Coloring for Adults, Teens, and Kids

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This book has over 200 pages, which means you’ll get an even better variety of characters from your favorite shows. Some fans have even described it as 10 coloring books in one! Anime coloring books make awesome gifts for birthdays and holidays.

If you’re thinking about getting someone a gift but aren’t exactly sure what shows they’re into, this book is a safe bet. Half the fun is sharing pictures with your friends, so they can have their favorite characters, too!

Pop Manga Cute and Creepy Coloring Book

Pop Manga Cute and Creepy Coloring Book
  • Pop Manga Cute and Creepy Coloring Book
  • d'Errico, Camilla (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 80 Pages - 09/08/2020 (Publication Date)...

Sugar, spice, and everything weird…this book is both kawaii and terrifying! d’Errico works in her unique art style, creating amazing illustrations of monsters, fantasy creatures, and adorable anime figures. 

Camilla d’Errico has a huge following, and this book alone has 1,015 ratings and five stars. It’s simply fascinating to look at, and the striking designs and imagination behind the characters will take you to another world.

My Hero Academia Coloring Book: For Kids and Teens

My Hero Academia Coloring Book: Anime...
  • Itto, Kattobi (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 110 Pages - 11/12/2019 (Publication...

Whether you’re a team villain or team hero, this book depicts it all. Pulling from seasons 1 and 2, Itto’s book contains 50 different pages to color from My Hero Academia. You’ll get a great mix of battle scenes, civilian, hero, and villain outfits, as well as character portraits.

Pop Manga Coloring Book: A Surreal Journey Through a Cute, Curious, Bizarre, and Beautiful World

Pop Manga Coloring Book: A Surreal...
  • Watson-Guptill Publications
  • d'Errico, Camilla (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 80 Pages - 07/19/2016 (Publication Date)...

Talented artist Camilla d’Errico is back with this huge hit. Described as a “pop surrealism superstar,” d’Errico offers an array of original characters, as well as intricate patterns for you to relax and color.

d’Errico gives us more than just unicorns and pixies. Her world consists of enchanting woodland creatures, steampunk-inspired mechanics, and other fantasy elements.

Chibi Girls Coloring Book: For Kids with Cute Lovable Kawaii Characters in Fun Fantasy Anime, Manga Scenes

Chibi Girls Coloring Book: For Kids with...
  • Amber, April (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 124 Pages - 08/11/2019 (Publication...

The chibi art style is cherished by anime fans for its ability to make even the most menacing characters adorable. The cute, cartoon-style characters in this book make it appealing to kids and teens. It’s also not overly intricate, making it great for those looking to develop their art skills.

The Manga Artist’s Coloring Book: Girls! : Fun Female Characters to Color

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  • Chris Hart Books
  • Hart, Christopher (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 96 Pages - 07/05/2016 (Publication Date)...

Christopher Hart is a well-known anime artist who has a popular line of how to draw books. He strays from his usual drawing tutorials to offer this book of professional line art that’s both fun and rewarding to color.

If you’re interested in drawing anime, coloring is a huge part of that. This book and its variety of designs will help you develop skills in color theory and dimension. The designs are fantastic too, so it hardly feels like practice!

Haikyuu Coloring Book: Volleyball Anime Coloring

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Volleyball has never been more exciting than in the hit anime series Haikyuu. If you’ve never seen the series before, it’s totally worth a watch, but anyone can still get a kick out of the dynamic scenes in this book. Kimi Chan gives us excellent illustrations to Tobio, Ukai, Yu, and so many more.

Japanese Coloring Book: Over 300 Coloring Pages for Adults and Teens with Japanese Themes

Japanese Coloring Book: Over 300...
  • Publishing, Japan Dream (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 303 Pages - 06/24/2019 (Publication...

People all over the world have come to appreciate the natural beauty found in Japanese culture. Popular motifs include koi fish, mythical dragons, beautiful traditional clothing, and more.

This book showcases all these themes, as well as some more modernized designs. Some of the drawings are even reminiscent of tattoos, which are popular among coloring fans.

Hunter x Hunter Coloring Book

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This book is designed by a Hunter fan for Hunter fans. Chan replicates some of the best scenes from the series and makes sure to include all your favorite characters. One unique aspect of this coloring book is its use of blank space.

Some pieces of clothing or backgrounds aren’t filled in with patterns like some books are, which opens the door for creative possibilities. With this book, you can put your own creative spin on Hunter x Hunter. If you were a manga artist for the series, how would you design their stories?

Chibi Coloring Book: World Famous Kawaii Anime Girls!

Chibi Coloring Book: World Famous Kawaii...
  • Illustrations, Sora (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 91 Pages - 10/22/2020 (Publication Date)...

This collection of chibi art will be adored by any anime fan. That’s because it has 20 different chibis for you to color of the most popular girls in anime! Featured characters include Hinata from Naruto, Akame from Akame ga Kill, Taiga from Aisaka, and Saber from Fate Stay Night.

One unexpected advantage to this book is that it’s printed on high quality, thick paper, which is ideal for coloring with markers or watercolor.

The Best of Anime Milfs Coloring Book

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If you don’t know what MILF stands for, well…you can look it up. But if you do know what it means, then this book is perfect for you. This book doesn’t actually contain any nudity, but it does have 60 different designs of “cute anime moms” for you to color.

It even features some characters from popular anime. In addition, each drawing is printed on a separate page, so you won’t have to worry about any color transfer.

How to Draw My Hero Academia: Learn to Draw My Hero Academia with 36 Characters, 156 Pages and Step by Step Drawings

How To Draw My Hero Academia: Learn To...
  • Brown, Mike (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 156 Pages - 01/13/2020 (Publication...

This comprehensive guide is not just for coloring but learning how to draw your favorite characters from My Hero Academia as well. The easy to follow guides are great for those looking to become the next great anime artist. Learning from the best of the best is a great way to develop the style and technique that’s used in anime and manga.

Fairy Tail Coloring Book

Fairy Tail Coloring Book
  • Montori, Sasuke (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 76 Pages - 12/24/2019 (Publication Date)...

This book by Sasuke Montori is the quintessential book for coloring Fairy Tail characters and scenes. You’ll get over 50 illustrations to color in, which you can use both pencils or markers. Montori also made sure to include all the cuddly cute creatures featured in the series.

Dragon Ball Z Coloring Art Book

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  • 150mm x 210mm (A5-size) , 32 Pages .
  • Made in Japan.

Widely regarded as one of the greatest anime series of all time, Dragon Ball Z’s intricate art style makes for a great coloring book. This book has scenes and characters from all across the many installments in the series.

My Hero Academia Coloring Book: Anime and Manga Coloring Books for Kids and Teens

My Hero Academia Coloring Book: Anime...
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My Hero Academia Coloring Book: Anime...
  • Itto, Kattobi (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 110 Pages - 11/12/2019 (Publication...

Itto gives us another excellent My Hero Academia coloring book, this time with even more characters and scenes. It has close-up portraits of a few of the characters, and the paper quality is excellent for using felt tip markers.

Princess Coloring Book for Adults: Relaxing Manga and Anime Style Coloring Pages with Beautiful Princesses

Princess Coloring Book for Adults:...
  • Illustrations, Sora (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 147 Pages - 06/24/2019 (Publication...

Even adults like to dream of the royal life from time to time. Royal themes of princesses, palaces, and pomp and circumstance have long been popular themes in anime. This book presents several breathtaking original designs that are aimed to be both challenging and relaxing. Many of these designs, once colored, are worthy of display.

101+ Anime Characters Coloring Book: High-Quality Coloring Book with Lots of Anime Characters You Love

101+ Anime Characters Coloring Book:...
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  • Patricia Le Roux (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 110 Pages - 11/25/2020 (Publication...

This jumbo book provides endless entertainment to any anime fan. If there’s a character you’re unfamiliar with, you can be sure that a friend or a family member knows them and would love to color them.

A large amount of designs in this book is great for families with anime fans looking to color together as a family.

Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures: A Coloring Book

Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea...
  • d'Errico, Camilla (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 80 Pages - 07/10/2018 (Publication Date)...

This might just be Camilla d’Errico’s greatest collection of art just yet. She brings her funky, eclectic art style to a fantastical underwater world, complete with adorable sea creatures. Her breathtaking designs are a reminder that even anime and manga are capable of fine art.

Anime Coloring Book: Asian Themed Unique Pages to Color (with Things Related to Japanese Cartoons)

Anime Coloring Book: Asian Themed Unique...
  • Creations, East (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 84 Pages - 09/25/2019 (Publication Date)...

This is another great book for those looking to pick up the anime art style and learn how to draw anime themselves. It features plenty of cute and simple to follow illustrations of anime girls and scenes. It also uses a throwback anime style to the 80s and 90s, which will be enjoyed by Miyazaki fans.

Sexy Anime Girls Coloring Book

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Anime is not without its moments of romance and seduction, and this coloring book caters to fans of the more risque side of anime. It’s a great value, with over 80 designs, created by an independent artist.

Less Stress, More Anime

It’s been proven that art can be monumental in reducing stress and helping people to cope with situations in their life. More people than ever have taken to coloring as a way to deal with the stress of the pandemic.

Today, coloring can be enjoyed by people of all ages. If you’ve ever had an appreciation for anime art, you will adore these books. Once you’ve colored them in, they’ll remain a cherished part of your collection for a long time to come.

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