Colouring books aren’t just for kids – it’s a proven stress-buster and a great way to relax, as well as improving your artistic skills. There are some super cute books for colouring, drawing and activities out there and here’s a few of my favourites.
KiraKiraDoodles has a really fun colouring book with loads of cute characters to colour and some activities too.
There’s a whole range of books in Japan about learning to draw with ballpoint pens. I have one myself and they’re crammed full of kawaii. It’s a really great way to learn how to make your own cute characters. Japan Lovely Crafts has a big range to choose from.
This sweet colouring book by Lady Lucas is available as a PDF download so you can be colouring in minutes.
If you want to learn how to draw, AnkePanke’s Shop has these cool books with step by step instructions. Each book has over 50 random things to draw and you can buy them singly or in a set.
Bored Inc. have a colouring book featuring their cute characters in pairs so you can colour in mac and cheese, burger and ketchup and many more.
Marceline is the co-founder and editor of Super Cute Kawaii and author of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. She also designs cute character goods as Asking For Trouble. Having visited Japan five times, Marceline is enormously inspired by all things Japanese and especially loves bunnies, space and any kind of food object with a happy face.