Holiday Gift Guide 2021

HobbyLink Japan's

Holiday Gift Guide



If your geeky gift list this season has a Gundam fan on it, we've got you covered.
Since Mobile Suit Gundam first aired more than 40 years ago, the Gundam franchise has taken the world by storm and is still going strong today. With countless lines of model kits (Gunpla), action figures, trinkets & more, there's something for every fan of Japan's biggest mecha series!

Top Picks for You

MG Gundam Barbatos Box Art
MG Gundam Barbatos
If you're looking for something a little more challenging than an HG, the MG Barbatos is the perfect way to level up your Gunpla skills! Not only is this kit a fun yet challenging build, it captures the Barbatos suit down to its finest details, and offers a great deal of posability with its inner frame. Try it out now!
HG RX-78-2 Gundam (Beyond Global) Box Art
HG RX-78-2 Gundam
(Beyond Global)
What better way to celebrate Gunpla than with the 40th anniversary kit of the Gundam that started it all, the RX-78-2! Not only does the Beyond Global version give a polished look to the classic suit, it also boasts an incredible amount of articulation for an HG kit!
RG Wing Gundam Zero EW Box Art
RG Wing Gundam Zero EW
If you love your kits in 1/144 scale, but want something a little more polished and detailed than an HG, you gotta check out this RG kit of the iconic winged Gundam from "Endless Waltz"! The wings are posable too, of course!
HGCE Infinite Justice Gundam Box Art
HGCE Infinite Justice Gundam
It's been almost 20 years since "Gundam SEED" premiered, and what better way to toast the series than with the Infinite Justice Gundam! Both of the Fatum-01 wings are equipped with movable joints so you can recreate the classic silhouette during aerial battles.
RG GNT-0000 00 QAN[T] Box Art
RG GNT-0000 00 QAN[T]
Another must-have Gunpla is the RG GNT-0000 00 QAN[T] from "Gundam 00"! Equipped with its GN Sword V and massive GN Shield, it's the perfect addition to any Gunpla lineup, and a fun challenge for anyone new to Real Grade kits, too!

Anime & Games

We've got otaku and gamer gifts aplenty! Whether you're grabbing a little something for yourself this year, or have fellow fans to check off your list, you'll be able to find something from the hottest Japanese anime & video games below.

Top Picks For You

Affordable? YES! High quality? YES! Beloved characters new and classic alike to choose from? YESSSS! Good Smile Company's POP UP PARADE series is popular for a reason, with sculpts and paint jobs much better than prize figures, and a price that makes them easy to collect. Treat yourself or a fellow otaku to one today!
Demon Slayer Figures
Demon Slayer Figures
Ufotable skyrocketed "Demon Slayer" to popularity in 2019, and they're continuing the hype with a brand-new season this year! We've got a full lineup of figures from Bandai, Kotobukiya, and more just waiting to join your collection!
The Nendoroid line started all the way back in 2006, and there's a reason they're still one of the biggest figure series to date! With hundreds of characters to choose from in adorable, easy to display sizes, there's a figure here for just about everyone!
Love S.H.Figuarts? Love DBZ? Bandai's Imagination Works series is like S.H.Figuarts on steroids, with intense details, interchangeable expressions and eye parts, and an insane jointing system for an amazing action figure like never before! Not to mention, it's also 1/9th scale, so it could kick your S.H.Figuarts Vegeta's ass. Just Saiyan'!
FLCL Canti (Red)
FLCL Canti (Red)
Sentinel reminds us how much we love "FLCL" with their Canti action figure! The figure has been completely redesigned using the latest CAD technology, and is made from a combination of ABS and die-cast materials to give it an even greater range of motion and a weighted feel. It's a must have for any "FLCL" fan!

Science Fiction

Mecha, kaiju, and tokusatsu, oh my! For the sci-fi fans on your holiday list (or for yourself) we're proud to offer hundreds of in-stock model kits & collectibles from the most popular franchises in Japan -- and beyond!

Top Picks For You

Zoids by Kotobukiya
Zoids by Kotobukiya
"Zoids" continues to be one of Kotobukiya's most popular plamo series, and one of our highest recommended as well! With unique builds ranging from dinosaurs to animals and insects, it's easy to find a kit that hits your personal sci-fi sweet spot, and you'll love displaying your finished work!
Revoltech Evangelion
Revoltech Evangelion
"Evangelion" is one of the most iconic sci-fi series from Japan, and Kaiyodo has been fulfilling our need for Eva merch for an incredible 20 years! Continuing to this day with their highly collectible Revoltech line of action figures, you can find just about any EVA Unit or character, including items from the latest movie, and even a "Shinkalion" collab of Eva Unit 01!
HG Big Tony (Gagamba / Memenpu machine)
HG Big Tony
(Gagamba / Memenpu machine)
Are you watching "Sakugan" yet? Wait, why aren't you watching Sakugan yet!? Big Tony is the unique mech piloted by a father-daughter duo, with all the top notch 'sakuga' animation you could expect from a show titled "Sakugan"! Watch this underrated hit of the Fall season, build yourself HG Big Tony, and join the hype!
ROBOT Damashii (SIDE AMAIM) Kenbu
ROBOT Damashii
"Kyoukai Senki" is another hidden gem of the 2021 anime season, taking Sunrise back to their 2D mecha roots. And let's be real, who doesn't love big robot battles!? Not only is this a highly recommended series, but it's a limited collectible from Bandai, so you can't go wrong!
VF-4A Lightning III Hikaru Ichijo Boarding Machine
VF-4A Lightning III Hikaru Ichijo Boarding Machine
If you missed Arcadia's first release of the VF-4A Lightning III, now's your chance to get it! Piloted by Hikaru Ichijo, it's fully transformable into all three forms (Battroid, Gerwalk and Fighter), just as any proper Macross VF should be, and deserves a spot in your collection!

Scale Models

Bulk up your workbench this winter, or gift your fellow hobbyists and model builders! Here you'll find both kits and static models from military vehichles to air, sea, and asphalt!

Top Picks For You

US Marine Corps F-4J Marine Corps (Limited Edition) (First Limited Special Edition)
1/72 US Marine Corps F-4J Marine Corps
(First Limited Special Edition)
A must-have for aircraft fans! This 1/72 kit by Fine Molds builds the F-4J with markings for the F-4 model conversion squadron VMFAT101 (the 101st Combat Attack Training Squadron) at Miramar base, and the VMFA333 (333rd Combat Attack Squadron) based on the aircraft carrier America. And, as a first-release bonus, it comes with a pilot figure by Tamiya!
MM German Tank Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.G (Early Production)
1/35 MM German Tank Panzerkampfwagen IV
Ausf.G (Early Production)
Tamiya's 1/35 Pz.Kpfw.IV is based on extensive research of the actual WWII tank to bring you the most accurate model possible! Includes accessories such as sand bags, jerry cans, and spare tracks to recreate the modified version of the tank from the African Front. Two types of decals are also included so you can build it with North African or Eastern Front designs.
 IJN Light Cruiser Yahagi Operation Ten Ichi-Go 1945
1/350 IJN Light Cruiser Yahagi
Operation Ten Ichi-Go 1945
Hasegawa's 1/350 scale Yahagi has been restocked due to popular demand! Includes a pamphlet on the history of the Yahagi, plus a marking/painting/main rigging reference chart. This full-hull model comes with elegant display stands, just waiting for display beside your other warships!
Minolta Supra Turbo A70 1988 Inter TEC
1/24 Minolta Supra Turbo A70
1988 Inter TEC
For all you racecar modelers out there, we recommend Hasegawa's 1/24 kit of the Minolta-sponsored Supra Turbo A70. The body is molded in white, and comes with decals for the 1988 Japanese Touring Car Championship, Round 6 (final round). A beautiful kit just released in 2021, waiting to join your collection!
MM German Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf F
1/35 MM German Panzerkampfwagen IV
Ausf F
Next up is another amazing WWII kit from Tamiya - the Panzer IV with an F type flat body, short-barreled gun, weld marks, and wide tracks. The hatch on the engine deck can be built with or without its louver (used in tropical areas). It comes with three figures and decals for two Eastern Front vehicles. Check it out!

18+ Items

Get yourself a little pick-me-up alongside your holiday shopping. For the discerning adult otaku, we're proud to offer an array of sexy anime figure beauties & adult toys with an anime twist from the land of the rising sun!

Top Picks For You

Party Look Original Character Shinobu Sakura
1/4 Party Look Original Character Shinobu Sakura
If you love large-scale beauties, you don't wanna miss the Party Look series by Lechery! Shinobu Sakura features beautifully detailed hair and simple but sexy lingerie in bright red and black to highlight all her assets!
PLAMAX Naked Angel
PLAMAX Naked Angel
3D scanning technology turns popular Japanese AV actresses in 1/20 model kits! Each one comes with two simple figures of the same actress: one covered, an one baring all!
1/6 Suzufuwa -Suzunari Flower Garden Project- Shie Misaki Summer Grass
1/6 Suzufuwa -Suzunari Flower Garden Project- Shie Misaki Summer Grass
This sweet and alluring figure from Daiki Kogyo features two color versions to choose from! Her sunflower, hat (and basically everything else) can be removed for plenty of display options, too!
Sema-ana Guchurikushon
Sema-ana Guchurikushon
This onahole is flexible and soft, but offers a tight fit for the perfect late night experience! If you're new to the world of onaholes, this one can help you get started (and finished ;D )!
Girl-scented Lotion
Girl-scented Lotion
This lubricating lotion features lactone C11 to bring an innovative scent to your favorite private-time activities! You get a generous supply of 360ml with a shy anime girl on the label (which is easily removable should you prefer).

Shipping Guide

The holiday season is here, so it's time to make sure your gifts all arrive in time! The closer we get to December 25th, the slower shipping will be, so we recommend shipping your packages home ASAP to avoid the seasonal delays. To ensure you get your items home safely and quickly, we highly recommend DHL or FedEx. A more affordable option for most package sizes, EMS, is also available to most countries. And if you don't mind waiting till after December, Airmail Small Packet and Surface Parcel are available, too. Check it all out below, along with which methods ship to your country!

Need it fast?


  • Ship by Dec. 16th
    for delivery by Dec. 25th*
  • Delivery in 1-3 business days
  • Choose DHL to get it ASAP!
  • Great for heavy or bulky shipments
  • Insured with guaranteed delivery
& More


  • Ship by Dec. 16th
    for delivery by Dec. 25th*
  • Delivery in 2-6 business days
  • Reliable service
  • Sophisticated tracking
  • Proof of Delivery receipt available online
& More

Need it cheap?


  • Ship by Dec. 15th
    for delivery by Dec. 25th*
  • Affordable and fast!
  • Averages 2-7 days delivery once it leaves Japan
  • Trackable and insured
  • Great for a variety of package sizes!
United StatesMexicoSingaporeMalaysiaPhilippines
& More

Save on shipping with Private Warehouse:

• Bundle your orders to save on shipping

• Split your orders into multiple, smaller packages

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Which shipping methods are available to my country?

Shipping availability & detailed information ‣

* Delivery dates not guaranteed. For best results, ship as early as possible!

Don't mind waiting?

Airmail Small Packet

  • Affordable rates
  • Averages 2-6 weeks delivery
  • Great for small figures, Gundam, and other kits
  • Don't use this method if you need your parcel by Dec. 25th!
& More

Surface Parcel

  • The cheapest shipping method around
  • Averages 2-3 months delivery
  • Great for big shipments, even clearing out your Private Warehouse
  • Don't use this method if you need your parcel by Dec. 25th!
& More
   Need it by Christmas? Check our holiday shipping guide for ship-by dates & more information!
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