8 Nail Art Ideas For Anime Lovers

You'll want to save these manga manicures.

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As Japanese animation becomes more and more popular around the globe, manga artwork is inspiring new designs across multiple fields— including the nail art industry. Elaborate nails have been on the rise for a while now and anime provides an array of creative characters, styles, and scenes for endless ideas and designs. With Megan Thee Stallion cosigning her love of anime manicures on Instagram, we can only expect to see this trend becoming popular moving forward.

Since anime nail art is highly detailed, you’re going to want to head to your local nail artist for these designs. For inspiration, here are eight anime nail art designs to jump start your next manicure.

Sailor Moon

Naturally, one most popular anime characters of all time makes for an adorable manicure.

JoJos Bizarre Adventures

As an anime fan, Megan the Stallion gave us major anime nail art inspiration with this set inspired by JoJos Bizarre Adventures.

Animated Sparkles

For those looking to subtly reference anime without detailed designs, these cute anime-inspired sparkles are the perfect accentuation to any manicure.

Demon Slayer

These Demon Slayer nails with blue anime waves set the scene.


We love this multi-nail press on Akira set.

Cartoon Eyes

Jordan Woods’ 2019 manicure by nail artist Toniajosé still lives rent-free in our heads.

Takt Op. Destiny

This hyper-detailed manicure displays the color palette of our dreams.

White and Black Graphics

This minimal style with black graphics on a white background perfects anime accent nails.

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