Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Moekana 2nd Edition   Learn Hiragana with Mirai-chan
    The Goodsmile Company teams up with Danny Choo and Culture Japan to bring you this series of moe moe flash cards to help you memorize your hiragana alphabet. Each of the cards features a hiragana character, a simple vocab word to help you remember it, and a kawaii illustration starring one or more of Culture Japan's adorable mascot characters - Mirai Suenaga, Haruka Suenaga, and Kanata Hoshikawa. What a great way to study Japanese! cat1a
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    $16.50
  • Newtype April 2019
    Newtype is the most popular magazines covering all aspects of anime, manga, games, and figures that are important to you and wrapping them up together in a wonderful monthly package. Each issue is loaded with pictures of cute girls and articles on the hottest shows in Japan today, plus great free omake free stuff like posters. Follow all the hottest anime series with this one issue. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Code Geass, BanG Dream!, Five Star Stories, Osomatsu-san, Persona 5, Sword Art Online, Kemono Friends, Bungou Stray Dogs, Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, Zombie Land Saga, To Aru Majutsu no Index, King of Prism Shiny Seven Stars, and Grisaia no Kajitsu. This issue comes with large posters featuring Code Geass, King of Prism, and (best 0f all) a full 2019-2020 anime school calendar!
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    $12.50
  • Comptiq April 2019
    Those yearning for the inside scoop on all things moe and bishoujo, your search is over! Comptiq (also Romanized as Compteac) is a definitive monthly who's-who of beautiful anime and game girls with complete, full-color news and in-depth articles on the latest and greatest characters in Japan. Not only is this magazine loaded with beautiful moe-kei (super cute anime) manga and visuals exploring the current gorgeous characters in anime and PC dating-sim games in Japan today, you also get lots of free stuff. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Fate/grand order, Fate/stay night, Kizuna Ai, and Kantai Collection. It also features posters, including a goant poster for the fun quiz RPG called Kuroneko no With. It's so cute!
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    $12.50
  • Animedia April 2019
    Enjoy an all-new issue of Animedia, one of the most popular visual art and culture magazines from Japan. Published by Gakushukan, each issue of Animedia is a treat for fans, loaded with artwork and information on the newest anime series, with a special focus on anime and games for fujoshi, otome and other female fans. You also get free omake stuff with every issue!
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    $12.50
  • Monster Wrestling 2
    What could be better than normal professional wrestling? Wrestling with monster girls, of course! In this fun Monster Musume manga, all kinds of awesome monster girls fight it out in the ring. All your favorite monster girls are here, from succubus to cyclopses to werewolves and vampires. Written by Chayoha and artist Memarei, 180 pages.
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    $8.50
  • Japan Nostalgic Car Taizen
    Fans of old sports cars will enjoy this fantastic new magazine published by Tatsumi Mook. Featuring all the amazing sport cars of the yesteryear that will invoke your nostalgic emotions. Look at the amazing sports cars by Honda, Subaru, Toyota, BMW, Lotus and many more. 130 pages.
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    $18.50
  • MIST GEARS BLAST 1
    From Amano Yoichi and Tanaka Hajime is a brand new manga based on the popular smart phone game Mist Gears. Known as the Day of Purgatory, a deadly mist arrives, bringing along monsters and the fall of human civilization. Many years later, humanity begins a project to save the human race. Comes with 8 chapters with 196 pages. This is volume 1.
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    $9.00
  • Mato Seihei no Slave vol. 1
    From the creator of popular series Majikoi and Akame ga Kill is a brand new fantasy manga by the master artist Takahiro. In a world where demonic portals has opened, only girls can harness the special powers needed to defeat the demons that pour out from the portal. One day our unlucky good for nothing protagonist finds himself trapped in the wrong side of the portal and is rescued by a pretty lady who turns him into her slave. What adventure awaits them in this new series. There are 5 chapters with over 180 pages for you to enjoy. This is volume 1.
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    $6.50
  • Binetsu Otome -- Shyness Girl Illustration Book
    If you like cute and shy girls, you'll want to get his full color original doujinshi artbook by Uzuki Hiro. Featuring a variety of original female characters who are all shy and cute. Includes a bonus illustration of Rem from Re:Zero. 16 pages.
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    $14.50
  • Innocence
    It's always great to see the creativity that goes into an original work from doujin artists in Japan. Here's an illustration heavy doujinshi by circle rurudot featuring original female characters in a variety of costumes and poses for you to enjoy. 16 pages.
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    $14.00
  • Karutake
    Fate/Grand Order is super hot among doujin artists and we make sure to showcase their amazing art here at J-List. This is an outstanding doujin artbook by circle Konekoneko and COCOB featuring your favorite Fate/Grand Order characters in full color artwork. A perfect item for fans of Fate/Grand Order! 20 pages.
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    $22.50
  • Uchi Hime - Norio Tsukudani Artworks
    Fans of popular mobile game Uchi no Hime-san ga Ichiban Kawaii will love this new full color doujinshi art book by circle Norio Ikeru and artist Tsukudani Norio. Featuring your favorite princesses such as Milky Frever, Robin Doubt, Justy Lady, and more in cute and sexy costumes for you to enjoy looking at in full color. 28 pages.
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    $14.50
  • Maria 18 anos - Maria Makino (Morning Musume 19) photobook
    Maria Makino is a talented idol from the popular idol group Morning Musume '19 who has just turned 18 recently. What better way to celebrate it then to release a new photo book with tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at? In this photo book she poses for us in casual wear and bikini around the beautiful beach of Cuba. Softcover and also comes with a making of DVD.
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    $36.50
  • E2 - Etsu vol. 61
    Fans of moe moe artwork will love E2, a quarterly magazine that brings you only the most kawaii anime girls. Each perfect-bound, A4-size issue features galleries of beautiful artwork from famous moe illustrators like Kantoku, Tenmu, and Nishimata Aoi, plus interviews and guides to drawing your own super-cute girls. You also get new issues of fun moe manga and previews of upcoming games! Each issue also comes with exclusive omake (free gifts) like large pin-up posters of cute and original anime girls. Immerse yourself in a world of bishoujo and moe beyond your wildest dreams with this excellent magazine. IN THIS ISSUE: Lots of awesome artwork and original content by Japan's top artists, with information on each artist and the characters in works they been creating. There are tons of art by Moekibara Fumitake, Kantoku, Kurone Mishima, and Raguhono Erika, as well as other popular artists like Pan, Coffee Kizoku, Syroh, Akabane, Natsume Eri, and many more. Best of all, this issue comes with a special gift, a Kantoku x Raguhono Erika Rough & Line Art Book.
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    $14.00
  • POSING toi_et_moi 2
    Here's a doujinshi artbook featuring the original artworks of Kuro from the doujin circle toi_et_moi. The theme of this book are poses and focuses on the beauty of the poses an ordinary girl with a variety of clothes with illustrations accompanied by his thoughts on why they are attractive. He gives his thoughts on why such poses are done and how they behave in them. 20 pages, all full color.
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    $26.00
  • Drink! Drink! Drink!
    If you are an appreciator of great art work, you need this illustration book by circle Marinka Project in your collection. This is a doujinshi artbook featuring high detail, full color illustrations of original characters in various fashions. A great book to add to your art book collection! 12 pages.
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    $13.50
  • Necomix 5 Game club project and Cocoa music Fanbook
    If you are a fan of Japanese Virtual Youtubers, here's a great doujinshi artbook by circle Necomicle which is packed with beautiful full page and spread of illustrations of Virtual Youtubers such as Game Club Project and Cocoa Music. You'll be sure to enjoy looking the beautiful illustrations in this huge A4 format doujinshi artbook. 16 pages, all full color.
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    $12.50
  • enza Magazine vol. 4
    enza is a new magazine dedicated to mobile and browser games in Japan. It's a great magazine that introduces you to the hottest games with plenty of information and gorgeous illustrations plus freebies like posters and serial codes to various games. This is volume 4 which focuses on Idolmaster Shiny Colors, Dragon Ball Z Bucchigiri Match, and Queen's Blade White Triangle. In this issue you get a random poster (one of four types) and serial code!
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    $11.50
  • Onnanoko Tachino HIMITSU - Yuri Photobook
    This is an outstanding photobook which focuses on cute Japanese girls and yuri scenes. This perfect bound lets us enjoy two cute girls getting intimate with each other in various locations and situations. It's an amazing sight to see cute Japanese models get close and touch each other which is super hot. A magnificent selection of photos full of cuteness and sexiness from Japan.
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    $28.00
  • SCARLET 1
    Here's a brand new manga by the new upcoming artist Chiri Yuino. This manga tells the story of a mysterious girl in red cape and her companion, as they travel around in search for a strange substance in order to protect people, with occasional yuri elements. Published by Yuri Hime Comics, there are 5 chapters with 158 pages.
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    $9.50
  • BLUEBLEW!
    Enjoy this great full color doujinshi art book dedicated by doujin cirble Nanmin Festival. Features high quality doujin artwork of Re:Zero, Touhou Project, Miku Hatsune / Vocaloid, and Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Also comes with English translation of how they created the cover for those who are curious. 20 pages.
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    $24.00
  • NABURU -- Satoshi Urushihara
    Satoshi Urushihara is one of the most famous artists in Japan today, with a wide body of work that includes both adult and all-ages titles. This is his second adults-only artbook, featuring 70 beautiful and sexy characters from Urushihara's 10 years of high-quality erotic manga, plus new designs created specially for this collection. Enjoy a wide variety of styles and poses, from elegant and alluring cover shots to hardcore pinups that will have your blood racing. If you're a fan of hot, naked anime girls, you will not want to miss this artbook.
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    $38.00
  • Iyanakao Sarenagara Opantsu Misete Moraitai Hon 4
    40hara from the doujin circle Animachine has made a new volume in his series of "Looking displeased as I show you my panties" books. Each 2 page spread uses the first page to introduce the character in their normal state; a cute employee of a bookstore, a hot cabin attendant/stewardess, a rich girl, among other designs. The 2nd page reveals their annoyed face as they reveal their panties to you. 18 pages in all including a bonus illustration. Great for lovers of panties and cute annoyed looking girls.
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    $10.00
  • Good Night
    If you'd like to see the cute girls of Azur Lane wishing you a good night, here's a fantastic full color doujinshi art book by doujin circle Yorunoichi. Featuring plenty of sexy illustrations of the cute ship girls of the series in swimsuits, bikini and sexy lingerie for you to look at.
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    $13.50
  • REMx3 AYAMY x GAOU x YASUYUKI
    For fans of Rem from Re:Zerois an amazing doujinshi art book, a collaboration between the artist Yasuyuki, Gaou, and Ayamy with other guest artists such as Yom and many more. In this doujin art book, enjoy looking at cute and sexy illustrations of Rem in various outfits that you'll love to see. Comes with a free A4 size clear file as well.
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    $28.00
  • Niramare x Twister Game
    Legendary hentai illustra Murakami Suigun continues his great series titled "girls who stared disapprovingly at you while they show you their panties." In this book we get to see the girls in various costumes such as school uniform, cheer girl, school swimsuit, bunny girl, and more, while playing twister and frowning at us while we look at their panties. 42 pages, all full color.
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    $25.00
  • BACKGROUND ARTWORKS - mocha
    This is a gorgeous artbook featuring background illustrations by the artist known as "mocha,' with 180 paintings divided into 4 themes: Sky, Fantasy, Scenes, and Ruins. Also included in the artbook are bilingual (Japanese and English) explanations of how mocha created those backgrounds for aspiring artists to learn or people who are curious how mocha came up with these amazing backgrounds. A great new artbook from Japan!
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    $36.00
  • Drawing Men's Hips (Butts)   Otoko no Oshiri no Kakikata
    For all fujoshi looking to improve their skills in drawing, check out this outstanding How to Draw Manga book that focuses on one of the most important part of a man's anatomy, the "hip" (aka the ass or butt). Featuring tons of poses for you to study and learn in various angles, positions, and situations. Contains useful information that will improve your technique like proper anatomy, correct use of perspectives, and professional tips from the best BL artists in Japan. 64 pages.
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    $20.00
  • How to Draw Manga - Manga Basic Design Charming Character Design
    The Fundamentals of Manga Design series continues with this exhaustive entry on the charming characters in manga. Every aspect of charming character rendering is included, from the basic building blocks of proportion (with changing scales based on whether the character is younger and more moe or older and sexier), to dozens of specialized poses with an emphasis on the actual construction of the character form, step by step. If you've struggled with faces you'll find all the detailed tutorial guidelines you'll need here, with several pages devoted just to eyes, mouths, and lips - all you need to make your character the most expressive possible. The body is examined in detail as well, with special emphasis on the contours of the male and female form, and emphasizing them as distinct. The hands, body, back, and torso all have their pages-long sections devoted to them - and it continues to full-body poses, costuming and more. An amazing assist to aspiring manga artists requiring minimal Japanese knowledge to grasp the fundamentals. 192 pages, B5 size, monochrome, from Hobby Japan publishing.
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    $26.00
  • 12 Submissive Poses for Boys Love Comic
    For all yaoi and boys love mangaka looking to improve their skills in drawing, check out this outstanding How to Draw Manga book that focuses on submissive poses for boys love comics. Featuring 12 submissive poses for you to study and learn in various angles, poses, and situations. Contains useful information that will improve your technique like proper anatomy, correct use of perspectives, and professional tips from the best BL artists in Japan. Plus bonus CD containing all the poses in the book. 104 pages.
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    $32.00
  • Super Posebook Nude 7
    The popular "Super Pose Book" series continues, this time with an awesome collection of "variety poses" by sexy gravure idol Matsumoto Manami who isn't afraid to show off her beautiful body! This version really tries to bring you an amazing selection of poses, standing, sitting, sleeping, jumping and many more which are all very important for creating art. Comes with 148 pages.
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    $34.00
  • Yurisa photobook
    Fans of glossy photobooks from Japan should take note of this new release by former gravure idol Yurisa, who bares everything for her fans with her first ever hair nude photobook. Fans get to see everything they want to see: the girl going about her normal day while wearing her casual wear, beautiful nude body including "hair nude" and more. Very high quality photographs by Nishida Kouki. Hardcover, full gloss color printing.
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    $38.85
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test N4   Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken JLPT N4
    Focuses on each aspect of the JLPT test: moji (characters), goi (vocabulary), bunnpou (grammar), chyoukai(listening comprehension), dokkai(reading comprehension). With drills, practice tests, a CD full of listening drills and just general good advice, you'll be one step closer to passing the JLPT. This book series was updated for the newest edition of the JLPT (N), so all the information is relevant to the modern test. This book focuses on the JLPT N4 test.
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    $9.00
  • Dengeki Daioh April 2019
    Dengeki ("electric shock" in English) is popular for it's gaming magazines and reviews. This is the monthly Dengeki Comic Daioh, a thick, slick, hip magazine featuring some of the best artists and stories in Japan today. Written with full furigana (hiragana kanji readings) to help those learning Japanese, this telephone book-sized magazine features dozens of different manga and specials, plus news, posters, and more! Besides higher quality printing than almost any other monthly comic, you get furigana (hiragana) listed beside kanji, to make reading easier. Over 800 pages a month -- a massive treat for manga collectors who want to stay on the bleeding edge of modern Japanese manga! In this issue: Enjoy new chapters of excellent manga like To Aru Kagaku no Accelerator, Yagate Kimi ni Naru, Eromanga Sensei, Toradora!, Hako no Shoujo wa Koi wo Suru, To Aru Kagaku no Railgun, Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei, and more. You also get a Special March 2019 Calendar Sticker.
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    $8.50
  • Comic Cune April 2019
    This is the April 2019 issue of Comic CUNE, pronounced "kyuuun," which is a sound of a soaring airplane, or a soaring heart, to the Japanese. The point of the magazine is to present the cutest and most popular 4-koma (for panel) manga comics in Japan today. Japanese language only. 350+ pages. This issue features many cute manga, including Yuri Moyou, Gal to Otaku wa Wakariaenai, Shimeji Simulation, Hinako Note, Orenchi no Maid-san, Otome Bare, Kudamimi no Neko, and more.
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    $6.85
  • Hobby Japan April 2019
    Hobby Japan is your figure and model monthly bible, dedicating half of it's content to amazing Gundam figures, alongside with other sections focusing on new Revoltech action models, Macross goods, but also a huge Bishoujo figure feature, showcasing the all the latest gorgeous female characters statues and Nendoroid toys. It's a snapshot of everything that's popular in figures this month, and you will treasure it. In this issue: See tons of beautiful figures and plastic models including Gundam, Frame Arms Girl, Code Geass, Space Battleship Yamato 2022, Girls und Panzer, SSSS.GRIDMAN, Kamen Rider, and more!
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    $12.00