I love giving and receiving Christmas cards. Growing up, we’d put ones we received up on the Christmas tree. These years, my wife won’t let me clutter up our tree, but we have a little holiday card holder thingy to display them. Our family has joined in with other friends and over the last five years have given out photo Christmas cards. But there’s something nostalgic about the old paper kind with artwork on the front.
The more traditional anime Christmas card, if that’s word, is a digital one. You’ll find a ton of varying (mostly poor) quality by doing a quick Google search, but there are some great ones out there. And wouldn’t you know it, blogger extraordinaire Yuma has some up on her website that are ready to download and send out. The Cowboy Bebop one below is my favorite:
Some creative and innovative individuals have created anime Christmas cards that you can purchase. This Totoro one is lovely, but I can’t seem to find it on Etsy any longer; I discovered it through the wonderful Girl Gone Geek blog:
Speaking of Etsy, there you can find other wonderful anime Christmas cards. Jessica Thomas of faithintoart created the beautiful ones below, in addition to others. I absolutely love these cards:
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Are there any other great anime Christmas cards I missed? Let me know in the comments below. And as you prepare for holiday, don’t forget the reason for the season. Merry Christmas and God bless!