Books & Magazines Staff Picks

Books & Magazines Staff Picks

  • Megami Magazine RX COLLECTION 2
    This is an excellent collection of ecchi scenes from anime taken from the Megami Magazine RX series. For those who missed the first issues of Megami RX, you can now get it in artbook form. This is volume two featuring tons of ecchi anime from 2012 to 2014 including High School DxD NEW, Date A Live, Senran Kagura, To Love-Ru Darkness, Walkure Romanze, Maken-Ki!, Freezing Vibration, No Game No Life, Ikkitousen, and a whole lot more! Also includes a guess the oppai and pantsu section plus character index with a list of voice actresses and the characters they voiced featured in this book. 192 pages.
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    Regular Price: $20.00

    Special Price $18.50

  • LOADING - Azur Lane ILLUSTRATIONS ARCHIVE
    This is the official Azur Lane artbook that fans have been waiting for. Featuring 53 gorgeous game background illustrations of your favorite ship girls in widescreen format, just like the game. Printed in glossy, high quality paper, you will love to look at the official art by the hottest artists such as kisetsu, swd3e2, ATDAN, Linfi-MUU, kaede, Kinjo Kuro Momo, and more. A wonderful item for Azur Lane fans!
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    $29.50
  • Pantsu Only Pose Book - Pantsu Senmon Pose Shu (I Love Panty and I want to Draw ASAP)
    Whether if you are a panty enthusiast or an aspiring artist who wants to learn how to draw panties, this how to draw photo book from Japan has all you need. For you to learn how to draw them or fully appreciate them. Every page is filled with all kinds of panties, from your standard panties to side ties and t-backs along with the models doing a wide variety of poses such as sitting, lifting up skirts, bending over and many more from every angle you can imagine. It explores the intricacies of how panties look over different clothing as well, such as the panty line over tight pants, up skirts, panties with fishnet stockings and pantyhose. A must get for those who are serious into collecting and learning.
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    $43.00
  • Rinaism - Rina Nagai photobook
    Rina Nagai is an actress and gravure model with an amazing body, which she uses to pose for us while wearing as little as possible, showing us plenty of cleavage and underboob. This is a hardcover photo book with plenty of pages all filled with high quality photo's of Rina wearing bikini's, sexy lingerie and clothes that do not cover much of her body for us to enjoy. Perfect for Japanese idol photobook collectors.
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    $46.00
  • O.P.D Final - Oppaido Final
    "Fabulous book of sensually detailed oppai was reborn!" is the tagline on this high quality artbook, which features the works of 32 outstanding artists like Aoi Nagisa, Nikusyo, Syrioh, and Momoi Comomo. The pictures inside are all of beautiful anime-style girls, all original creations of each artist, which feature a special attention paid to the breasts of each character, including the size and shape of the breast themselves, but also the nipples. A lot of Japanese love ekubo or nipple with a tiny dimple in the middle, and that is well represented here. You will love this incredible work!
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    $34.00
  • Hoteri - Happoubijin illustrations
    Here's a really special treat for fans of modern Japanese hentai art: a new manga / artbook by Happou Bijin, the legendary illustrator who has helped revolutionize the world of Japanese adult games with his superb artwork, attention to detail (where it counts), and unique characters that easily send your libido running with just one look. He's also the artist of the popular BOIN series as well as the amazing Kanojo x Kanojo x Kanojo series and much more. Perhaps Happoubi Jin's most ambitious project to date, the book boasts plenty of hot girls from some of his famous works plus original illustrations.
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    $36.85
  • Super Pose Book Special vol. 2
    Mana Sakura, Saki Hatsumi, Tsubomi, Yui Hatano, Miyuki Yokoyama, JULIA, and bunch of other beautiful AV stars pose in volume 2 of Super Pose Book Special. An artistic reference book designed for the manga illustrator in mind. This nude photo book features 10 gorgeous models from previous Super Pose Books posing in every way from basic poses to costumes to situational poses to free poses and gravure ones. 176 pages with tons of full color nude poses for artistic reference, allowing artists to view the subject in the needed angle for their manga or fine art project. Fans will also love to stare at each model's perfect nude body from all the angles possible. Great for collectors of high quality photobooks from Japan!
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    $36.00
  • The First Japanese Textbook for Foreigners in English
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials, and now here's a new one: The First Japanese Textbook for Foreigners in English. The book is specifically geared towards self-study, with lessons in English which explain the Japanese grammar in English, which is good for keeping up with the lessons. The book includes romaji, that is, Romanized Japanese text as well as the original hiragana, katakana and kanji, to help you read. Includes an audio CD, too, right inside the book.
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    $36.00
  • How to Draw Character's Feeling   Chara no Kimochi no Kakikata
    A how to draw manga book that teaches you how to draw various emotions or feelings of a character. Even those who can not read Japanese, this book's colorful and intuitive artwork and sketching demonstrations will teach you about the basics like shading and angles, to hints on how to express a character's emotion and effectively convey them in your illustration. A must have book for aspiring artists and a great item for fans of high quality manga artist books and artbook collectors! 192 pages.
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    $26.00
  • 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
  • Advance KANJI Practice ROKUDOHOU Notebook   Advance, Kanji 366 characters
    Improve your writing style and learn the fundamentals of Japanese with these Kanji practice notebooks. Each page shows not only the correct stroke count and technique, but also the proper way to balance your lines to make your Kanji look professional and beautiful. This advanced book includes the most difficult of the elementary Kanji that everyone needs to know, 366 in total. A must have for those who are learning Japanese. Best of all, in addition to a great kanji studying workbook, you get a useful kanji poster you can pull out and hang on your wall for extra motivation.
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    $3.85
  • Epidendrum   NishiEda illustrations
    From master of erotic art NishiEda comes this new, truly fantastic high quality artbook, packed with around 300 full color pieces and illustrations, featuring the most gorgeous 2D female characters you'll ever see, from sexy to nudes, and hardcore action in full page A4 format. A brilliant illustration collection, with over 250 pages of vibrant art to browse through. Definitely a must have. Hurry up and get yours before it gets out of stock!
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    $45.00
  • Handbook for Newcomers, Migrants and Immigrants to Japan *Second Edition
    Interested in living in Japan? Not visiting, living, perhaps permanently? If so, then this bilingual handbook published in English and Japanese can help. Written by influential Arudou Debito, aka David Christopher Aldwinckle, an American who took Japanese citizenship and who has become an activist for foreigners' rights here. The book covers many areas, including how to find a job and obtain a working visa, learning how to live with Japanese culture, and even areas like how to buy or build a home and start a business here. It also covers important information on marriage in Japan, how to register a child's birth and soon. Because both languages are written on opposite pages, it's easy to cross-check words and use it as a study guide for living in Japan.
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    $27.00