Holiday Greetings from the Anime World! (Part 1)

posted on by Bamboo Dong & Lynzee Lamb
Artists, studios, and companies share their holiday cheer.

Get yourself in the holiday spirit by checking out these holiday greetings from artists and companies within the anime and manga industry, and anime and manga properties! Series are listed alphabetically, while artists are listed by their surname. Click on each image for larger versions; they'll open in a new window automatically. And, tune in tomorrow for more!


Season's greetings from acttil [Official site]

Yuka Aisaka (Sakura Trick) & Hiromi Igarashi (Sakura Trick, Papa Kiki!)

Aisaka and Igarashi enjoying holiday cake. [Twitter 1, Twitter 2]

Takahiro Arai (Les Miserable, Cirque du Freak)

[Official site, Twitter]


Atlus uploaded this animated holiday card. Check out their website for the full effect.

Attack on Titan (Lawson campaign)

Holiday campaign collaboration between Attack on Titan on Lawson stores. [Official site]

CLAMP (Card Captor Sakura, X)

[Official site]

Dark Horse

Holiday card from the staff of Dark Horse [Official site]

Dragon Quest X

The Dragon Quest characters dressed up for the holidays. [Official site]

Eva Store

Tokyo's Evangelion Store used this image on much of its holiday merchandise, including cakes. [Official site]

Hazuki Futaba (Crimson Empire: Circumstances to Serve a Noble)

[Official site]

GARNiDELiA (Kill la Kill next OP artists)

A Christmas cake alongside the notes for the music video of "ambiguous," Kill la Kill's next opening theme song. [Twitter]


Gosick anime director Hitoshi Nanba posted this image for the launch of the Gosick Red novel project.[Official site]

Gundam UC



The official website put up a Christmas image to celebrate the movie's home video release. [Official site]

Aya Hirakawa (Kunisaki Izumo no Jijou)

[Official site]

Haruna Ikezawa (Voice actress: Maria Watches Over Us, Futari wa Pretty Cure)


Kalafina (Yuki Kajiura)

A Kalafina gingerbread house from Yuki Kajiura. [Twitter]

Nemu Kanzaki (Meganebu!)

A holiday greeting from Meganebu artist Nemu Kanzaki [Twitter]

Shinichi Kurita (Death Billiard's character design)

Description. [Twitter]

Level 5


Little Busters! Refrain

[Official site]

Macross Frontier

Promotion for Christmas release of BD boxset [Source]

Madoka Magica The Movie -Rebellion-

Original cards distributed to Japanese theatergoers who check out the Madoka Magica film on Christmas, New Year's Eve, and New Year. The cards are drawn by character designer and chief animation director Junichiro Taniguchi. [Official site]


The characters from Magi donned santa hats for the cover of Weekly Shonen Sunday [Official site]

Mahō no Kaiheitai Pixel☆Maritan (Yukio Hirai)

[Official site]

Hiro Mashima (Fairy Tail)

[Official site]

Junichi Masuda (Pokemon composer/producer/director/developer)


Miss Monochrome

Special downloadable wallpaper. [Official site]

Eriko Nakamura (Voice Actress: The [email protected], Walkure Romanze)


Yusuke Nakamura (The Tatami Galaxy original character design)

[Official site]

Jouji Nakata (Voice actor: Sgt. Frog)


Nyarko-san: Another Crawling Chaos

[Official site]

Pokemon X/Y

A wishlist for every budding Pokemon trainer![Official site]

Pretty Rhythm Rainbow Live

[Official site]

Production I.G

Season's greetings from Production I.G. [Official site]


An ad for 100+ Christmas outfits in about 30 different styles that Sega offers at its Umeda Joypolis complex, which has Japan's largest collection of Print Club photo booth machines. [Twitter]

Sgt. Frog


Soul Eater Not!

Soul Eater Not! got a Christmas make-over on the cover of Square Enix's Shonen Gangan magazine. [Official site]

Super Sonico

Special downloadable wallpaper [Official site]

Strike the Blood

Characters from Strike the Blood enjoy a fun holiday party. [Official site]


Season's greetings from Sunrise. [Official site]

Kanoka Tana (Sumikko no Sora-san)


Kenji Taguchi (DCD)

[Official site]


Animation studio Trigger included this cute image in one of its newsletters. [Official site]

Michiro Ueyama (Zoids)


Yasuhiro Yoshiura (Director/Script for Time of Eve)

Time of Eve holiday greeting. [Twitter]

Mine Yoshizaki (Sgt. Frog)


Yudetamago (Takashi Shimada) (Kinnikuman)

A Kinnikuman Christmas. [Twitter]

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