6 of the Best Tarot Cards Decks for Anime and Manga Lovers
Are you a fan of anime and / or manga? Are you also interested in Tarot Cards? Did you know that there are actually a lot of Tarot Cards decks that have an anime or manga theme?
Anime and manga fans who are also interested in the Tarot would surely love having Tarot Cards decks with this theme.
The artwork of these kinds of Tarot Cards would remind you of anime and manga styles and designs. They are definitely stunning and beautiful.
Even if you're not a fan of anime and manga, if you're a Tarot Cards decks collector, then you should definitely add these kinds of decks to your collection. It's most definitely worth it, considering the artwork and designs.
Do you like Tarot Cards decks that have anime or manga themes?
You don't have to be a Tarot Cards reader to be able to appreciate the beauty of these cards.
You can just buy these decks for their superb artwork but there's nothing wrong with that.
These can actually pique your interest and curiosity about the Tarot as you wonder what each of the cards mean.
If you ever decide to learn the Tarot, then you already have a deck to help you get started.
Want to buy Tarot Cards decks with an anime or manga theme?
Anime and manga-based or themed Tarot Cards decks are actually hard to find if you're looking to purchase them.
If you're just looking for pictures, there are a lot of images that can be found over the Internet. But seeing the gorgeous and lovely images of the cards just makes you want to buy them so you can have your very own copy.
This is especially so if you think the designs are great or if you really like the anime or manga that the deck is based on.
However, you'll soon find that, though you want to purchase these anime or manga-based Tarot Cards decks, you are unable to because they may be sold out already, out of print or just not available.
It could also be that the website that you're viewing these great Tarot Cards images are just not selling anything and are merely showing you sample pictures.
Where can you buy Tarot Cards decks with anime or manga themes?
Aside from having a difficult time in finding anime or manga-themed Tarot Cards decks that you can actually buy, you will also face a problem even if you actually manage to find a site that sells what you're looking to purchase.
The problem is that you need to do very thorough research on the website you've found to determine and make sure that it's actually safe to buy things from there.
You need to make sure that the site is legitimate and that you will really get the product you purchased. You don't want to end up losing your money and not even getting what you paid for or worse, getting nothing.
If you don't want to do additional research on a site just to confirm if it's legitimate or if you just don't have the time for these things, then there's nothing to worry about because there is a site wherein you can find and buy what you're looking for.
That site is Amazon.com. Amazon.com is a well-known and popular site where you can buy a variety of different things. And yes, that includes Tarot Cards decks with an anime or manga theme. You shouldn't have any worries in purchasing from Amazon.com because of its popularity.
Many have already purchased from it and have claimed that they received their bought products on time and in good condition. Amazon.com already has a reputation for being a great online shopping site so you can be sure that you're going to get what you paid for.
And, should there be any problems, Amazon.com does have a customer service and help section to help you with whatever problems you may have. You can also get a lot of information from Amazon.com regarding its shipping details, payment details and all other relevant details when you're purchasing something.
So, WITHOUT FURTHER ADO, hERE ARE THE TOP TAROT CARDS DECKS, WITH AN ANIME OR MANGA-BASED THEME:
1. Magic Manga Tarot Cards by not
The entire deck definitely has an anime and manga feel to it as can be seen in the similar drawing style.
The backgrounds for the cards are also gorgeous and all the colors really fit well together.
2. Manga University's Manga Tarot (Cards Plus Guidebook) by Saori Takarai
This great Tarot deck with 78 cards even includes a guidebook to help you understand the meaning of the cards as well as how to read them.
Manga is a Japanese word that means graphic novel. It's read from right-to-left unlike the usual comic books.
Get this is you also want a guidebook to go with your Tarot Cards.
It's a particularly good idea to get a guidebook especially if you're new to Tarot Cards because it can help you understand how to read the cards and how to better understand their meanings and what they're trying to tell you
Saori Takarai is actually the author of "Manga Moods" and "Manga Sisters" so the style and design of her Tarot deck is reminiscent of her other works. The artwork of these Tarot Cards could even be described as cute and adorable.
3. Manga Tarot (English and Spanish Edition) by Lo Scarabeo
Lo Scarabeo is well-known for all the many different kinds of Tarot Cards decks that he has published. Many love Tarot decks by Lo Scarabeo because of their high quality, originality and uniqueness.
The decks also have a traditional feel to them that would remind you of traditional Tarot decks. The Manga Tarot deck by Lo Scarabeo is definitely of high quality.
If you're into Tarot Cards and have a few decks of your own, you might have heard of Lo Scarabeo, the publisher of this deck, so you know that this particular item is of high quality.
The Manga Tarot Cards deck by Lo Scarabeo comes with a booklet, which includes explanations about each of the cards as well as how to read them and decipher their meanings.
The artwork is reminiscent of a manga style and it is stunningly gorgeous and amazing.
You can see this even in the box cover. This deck also comes with a booklet that gives explanations on the meanings of the cards as well as how to read them.
Another fun feature of this deck is the change in gender of the cards or what can be called a gender inversion.
This means that the Tarot Cards that are normally features as male are featured as female in this particular deck and vice versa.
The names of the cards have also been changed to reflect this. Here's an example: The Magician is now called The Sorceress while The High Priestess is now called The Priest.
4. The Manga Tarot by Selena Lin
This illustrated book contains a lot of information on the Tarot Cards and how to read them including sample layouts and spreads.
The artwork of the Manga Tarot mixes the manga style with the traditional style of the Tarot.
More Cards with an anime or manga theme:
Here are some more extra cards. They're not exactly Tarot Cards though in that you won't be getting the traditional 78 cards. But they're still good for collector's items especially if you love anime and manga.
Hitomi's Tarot Cards (Escaflowne Tarot) by Kimitoshi Yamane
Hitomi is a character from the anime series entitled Tenkuu No Escaflowne (Vision of Escaflowne) and she is actually a Tarot Cards reader.
Her full name is Hitomi Kanzaki and she is the main heroine of the series. She was transported to a mysterious world known as Gaea.
Check out the great style of Hitomi's Tarot Cards
From there, she can see Earth (known as Mystic Moon on Gaea) and its moon in the sky. She ends up getting caught in the conflicts and problems that plague this mysterious new world.
The product featured below is actually her Tarot deck, but this only has 26 cards.
Tarot Cards from the anime series Tenkuu No Escaflowne (Vision of Escaflowne).
Hitomi's Tarot Cards consists of 26 cards. The names of the cards are in Italian and the artwork is simply stunning.
As you can see from some of the images featured here, the card names are in Italian and the artwork is wonderfully great.
But, since you only get 26 cards, you can't read the Tarot with this deck. However, if you're a fan of the anime, then you should definitely grab a copy of Hitomi's deck.
The Clow Cards from Card Captor Sakura by CLAMP
These aren't really Tarot Cards. In fact, they're actually called Clow Cards (later on, Sakura Cards) but they still seem like Tarot Cards.
These Clow Cards appear in the anime and manga series known as Card Captor Sakura or Cardcaptor Sakura, which was created by CLAMP.
The Clow Cards with the Clow Book
Clow Reed, a character from the series, created these Clow Cards. Sakura Kinomoto, the main character, accidentally discovers the book which contains these cards,
She ends up releasing all the cards and they cause trouble around the neighborhood. She now has to go around and collect these cards, hence the title.
This one includes both the Clow Cards and the Clow Book where you can store the cards.
Now, all you need is the Clow staff/wand and you can really feel like Sakura Kinomoto. You can even decide to cosplay as her if you get some of her outfits/costumes
The designs of these Clow Cards are simply fantastic and absolutely wonderful. These cards are definitely collector's items if you're a fan of Card Captor Sakura. You'll feel just like Sakura with your very own Clow Cards.
With the first item on the right, you get both the Clow Cards and the Clow Book. In the series, Sakura keeps all the Clow Cards she has inside the Clow Book.
Having the Clow Book is useful so you have a place to store your cards while also making it seem as if you're the card captor.
The second item only give you just the Clow Cards, but it's all a matter of preference. You can choose this if you don't want the Clow Book.
Tarot Cards decks with anime or manga designs are all beautifully-made with stunning and gorgeous artwork. You don't have to be a Tarot Cards reader to enjoy these decks.
Do you like anime and / or manga?
If you're just an anime or manga lover, then add these to your collection of anime and manga paraphernalia.
For those collecting Tarot Cards, you should definitely add these decks to your collection. You don't have to read with these cards if you don't want to.
For some of these decks, you might just prefer to own them. Some of these decks might even be rare or hard to find so it's best to grab your copies if you're interested in them.
Note: The rest of the images are all enlarged product pics from Amazon.com
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