Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • 100% SKE48 vol. 04
    If you love the cutest idols Japan has to offer, then you must have an appreciation for SKE48, the top idle group in Japan right now. This is a soft cover photo book featuring nothing but 100% SKE48, with all the top stars appearing inside, from Matsui Jurina to Miyazawa Sae to Kitagawa Ryoha and more. All the best girls are here, with super sexy photographs of each, live on stage performing sections, interviews with cute girls, behind the scenes photos, and more you will love this great book.
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    $18.00
  • 12 Colors Start! First Copic illustration Official Guide Book
    Copic is a brand of marker pen from Japan by Too and their markers are the markers of choice for professional manga artists because of their superior line quality, precise tip sizes, and long lasting inkwells. This how-to-draw book will show you how to properly use these great marker pens like the professional manga artists in Japan. Start from scratch and work your way up to advance techniques, this book is perfect for beginners with lots of detailed photos and easy to follow instructions. 66 pages. The book recommends you have a 12 color set of Copic pens for coloring these illustrations.
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    $12.50
  • 12 SEX Position Drawings 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 sex positions for boys love comics. Featuring 12 sex positions 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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    $38.00
  • 13 Secrets for Speaking Fluent Japanese
    13 Secrets for Speaking Fluent Japanese presents tested shortcuts for Japanese language acquisition. Identifying two groups of people who actively and effectively study Japanese to the point of fluency successful non-native learners and Japanese children Giles Murray has collected from both groups the most rewarding and universal techniques which can be put to immediate use by both beginner and advanced students of Japanese.This book is designed for people who have tried orthodox textbooks and failed, people who know a little Japanese but don't have the necessary time or motivation to make the transition to more serious textbooks, and people seeking to increase fluency using ability already acquired. It introduces new strategies for thinking, speaking and memorizing Japanese quickly, efficiently, and independently. Used in tandem with a mainstream textbook, these strategies will enable any student to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-life situations, and to speak without hesitation in natural and fluent Japanese.With lively and entertaining commentaries, striking illustrations, two Japanese manga including a six-page extract from Osamu Tezuka's famous Blackjack series brain teasing puzzles, and genuinely useful example sentences, 13 Secrets for Speaking Fluent Japanese offers a unique and exciting alternative to all students of Japanese. Featuring An original manga by Tezuka Osamu All new custom-written 16-page manga 3 mini-graphic novels Over 100 illustrations Dynamic quiz format Full glossaries. Published by Kodansha.
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    Regular Price: $22.00

    Special Price $11.00

  • 16bit Sensation 2
    This is a fun all-ages doujinshi depicting the everyday lives of a group of game developers at the golden age of bishoujo game and eroge in the '90s. Mostly in 4koma or 4 panel format, lots of jokes and funny scenes about games and visual novels with plenty of cute girls, too. A nice nostalgia trip for fans of 16bit gaming. 48 pages. By Cut A Dash!! / Blazer One / Honey Dipped.
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    $18.00
  • 2018 Calendar - Four character idiom
    In Japanese, there are many phrases made up of four Chinese characters, which communicate interesting meanings and look aesthetically beautiful. Here's a calendar of "four letter Japanese words" (similar to the bizarre Japanese T-shirts J-List is famous for). A fun way to learn some Japanese if you've already got a base established. Characters come with hiragana for each reading.
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    Regular Price: $25.00

    Special Price $12.50

  • 88 Basic Patterns for Japanese Conversation
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials to help those who want to learn Japanese. Here is a new textbook for you to level up your Japanese. 88 Basic Patterns for Japanese Conversation. The book will further improve your Japanese with frequently used sentence patterns to master speaking Japanese like a native, along with explanations and similar expressions in English, which is good to deepen your understanding of the language. 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 inside the book.
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    $25.00
  • Adekan Visual Book
    Look no further if you are a fan of fan service laden historical shoujo manga Adekan. Nao Tsukiji is known for the intricate details of patterns in her art work as well as her illustrations of beautiful men and this art book has plenty of them. The construction of the art book is also amazing as it is a hard cover art book which is thread binded, a traditional and rather time consuming process which strengthens the binding of a book more than other binding methods used today. It also comes with a protective cover to protect the art book.
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    $33.00
  • Afternoon Mar 2018
    Afternoon is the premiere manga magazine of Kodansha Publishing, carrying some of the most respected, famous and innovative serial stories ever told in Japan. Each issue features over 800 pages of grade-A manga , such as the long-running Ah! My Goddess and the always-badass Vinland Saga, plus news, previews, and of course omake (free stuff)! Afternoon is honest a really serious and wonderful manga magazine we recommend a lot. In this issue: New chapters of your favorite manga, including Blue Period, Fragile, Marginal Operation, Soft Metal Vampire, BLACK-BOX, Designs, Houseki no Kuni, Atari no Kitchen!, and more!
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    $8.50
  • Aiiro - Ai Mukai
    This is a truly dynamite double thick hard cover photo book featuring the delicious nude photos of rising AV star Ai Mukai who's the top short haired AV actress of today. In this book she delights us with many different poses and settings, getting nude outdoors, wearing sexy lingerie, allowing us to see every bit of her body while she showered, play in the bedroom, plus many more. A rare collector's item!
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    $45.00
  • Akira Inagami Toei Illustration Works   Pretty Cure Series
    Here's a book fans of Pretty Cure (Precure) will want to pick up for sure: a gorgeous high gloss artbook filled with illustrations by Akira Inagami of Toei Animation. The book contains amazing art from Futari wa Precure, Futari wa Precure Max Heart and Futari wa Precure Splash Star plus Yume no Crayon Oukoku, and contains a huge number of pages (over 200). See all the art of the characters you love, including original genga (development sketchwork). A fabulous item for any fan to own!
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    $34.00
  • Ane toiumono - Ecchi na Onechan wa Suki desuka?
    Do you like older sister characters? If so here's a great manga anthology for you featuring short stories of sweet scenarios with little sisters by top artists such as Eightoman, Mashimaro, Yashio Goyou and much more. Published by Rex Comics this manga comes with 10 chapters with 15 pages. Be sure to check out the little sister version too! Contains minor nudity.
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    $10.00
  • angel - Moe Amatsuka photobook
    Here's a brand new hardcover photo book by super cute JAV actress Moe Amatsuka. In this photo book, she charms us with her angelic appearance in a school uniform and sexy lingerie. Most importantly she graces us with her uncovered body, sometimes only covered with as little as tropical fruits and a sheet of thin cloth. Tons of high quality close up shots of her delicate areas that will arouse any fan.
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    $58.00
  • Animal Girls Collection   DOG ver. (Moe Encyclopedia)
    Animal Girls Collection is the latest series of moe encyclopedia that introduces a topic and turn them into cute girl illustrations. This book is all about moe animal girls with a focus on man's best friend, the dog. Enjoy 140+ pages of the cutest dog girls you've ever seen while learning about various breeds of dogs from all over the world like Dalmatians, German Shepherds, Japanese spitz, Bulldogs, and more. The book also showcases famous dogs in history and fiction like Toto from The Wizard of Oz or Laika the Soviet space dog who became the first animal to orbit the Earth or Hachiko, the famous dog in Japan who's faithfulness to his master became a national symbol of loyalty. Also, included is a list of famous people who owned dogs like Alexander the Great, Charles Darwin, Queen Victoria, and John F. Kennedy. A wonderful guide to the world of dogs. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $22.00
  • Animedia Best Selection 2010 2015
    We love Animedia for always bringing great info and visual imagery of the latest anime series for us. This is a great Best Selection artbook published by Animedia featuring full page illustrations from the best 100 anime of the past 5 years. As usual, there's a large selection of female and "fujoshi" friendly anime series, from Hetalia to Free! Iwatobi Swim Club to Black Butler, but you also get great large size illustrations from K-On!, Aldnoah, Code Geass, Durarara, Sengoku Basara, Fullmetal Alchemist, Psycho-Pass and many more. More than 100 gorgeous illustrations, plus you get a large B2 poster for Hetalia fans. A highly recommended magazine / artbook!
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    $18.85
  • Animedia Mar 2018
    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! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Gintama, Osomatsu-san, My Hero Academia, Wake Up, Girls!, Prince of Tennis, [email protected], Nanatsu no Taizai, Card Captor Sakura, GIRLS und PANZER, Boruto, Shokugeki no Soma, Houshin Engi, and Love Live! Sunshine!. Also comes with a bonus Uta no Prince-sama Clear File.
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    $12.00
  • Aquamarine - Bob Artworks 2008-2017
    This is the latest artbook from the famous illustrator Bob. He has worked on many projects including Vocaloid, Monster Collection, Fate Grand Order, Wortenia Senki and more. Filled with over 260 pages of gorgeous illustrations that he's done from 2008 to 2017, including Vocaloid, novels, games and other original works. The cover of the artbook is beautifully finished with a matte texture as well as special material used to imitate the splashing of water from the cover illustration to suit the aquamarine theme. If you are an artbook collector or appreciator of great art, this is one artbook that you will not want to miss out on.
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    $46.00
  • ARI CHIKA -- Chika Arimura
    Another outstanding erotic photobook from Japan, this time featuring the lovely natural beauty Ari Chika, who is a popular AV star who has made more than 250 movies -- wow. Looking at her pure face and jet-black hair you wouldn't believe that Chika could be such a sexual animal, and yet in the photos inside the book we get a glimpse of the playful look on her face as she poses. Approximately 60 pages, high quality hardcover glossy printing.
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    $42.00
  • Arina -- Arina Hashimoto photobook
    Here's another nice photobook from Japan, hardcover with glossy photo printed pages, featuring the beautiful body of Japanese actress and "talent" Arina, who has celebrated her 25th birthday with her very first "hair nude" photobook, which means a completely uncensored photo book showing her beautiful naked body. In every page the model really shines, showing her body in exotic homes, in the shower, relaxing on the bed, ready for some quality time with us. A very high-quality photobook, 110 pages.
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    $48.50
  • Az HISTORY 5
    Everyone loves Sagisawa Fumika, and in this great new full color doujinshi (a doujin artbook) from circle LOLLIPOP and artist Yui Azuki, you get to on virtual dates with her, walking to school, going ice skating, and lounging around your apartment with her. 22 pages, full color, and wonderful.
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    $11.50
  • B's LOG Nov 2017
    The definitive magazine for all things fujoshi, B's Log is the first and best source of information for girl gamers and anyone who loves yaoi, BL, and otome games! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Trigger, Idolish, Otome Yusha, Six Sicks, and Ensemble Stars. Best of all, you get a poster and postcard!
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    $12.00
  • Back Stage! 2
    This is a brand new original manga written by Okushou and drawn by Niimaru Yuu, published by Zenon Comics. The story revolves around the darker side of the idol show business. Our main heroine is the manager for an upcoming idol group named "Milestone", who gets into a difficult position after the idol's failed to gain popularity. Unless they pay back the money the company has invested in them, they will have to debut as AV actresses. This is volume 2.
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    $8.00
  • Basic Kanji Drill New -- 1st Grade
    For students of Japanese who want another way to increase their kanji skills, or for those who just want a good way to practice, here is a kanji workbook to get you up to speed starting from the Japanese first grade school level. This workbook takes you through step-by-step exercises that give you writing practice for the basic kanji characters learned by lower level Japanese elementary school students, with basic-use words that are probably familiar to second or third level Japanese language learners who can already read Hiragana. Includes writing exercises and quizzes with an answer key. 64 pages. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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    $2.85
  • Basic Kanji Drill New -- 2nd Grade
    For students of Japanese who want another way to increase their kanji skills, or for those who just want a good way to practice, here is a kanji workbook to get you up to speed starting from the Japanese second grade school level. This workbook takes you through step-by-step exercises that give you writing practice for the basic kanji characters learned by lower level Japanese elementary school students, with basic-use words that are probably familiar to second or third level Japanese language learners who can already read Hiragana. Includes writing exercises and quizzes with an answer key. 64 pages. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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    $3.25
  • Battle Spirits illustrations Diva Designs
    If you love collecting art books which features a ton of cute illustrations of girls, this may be a good addition to your current collection. This is the art book of Battle Spirits, a fairly known trading card game in Japan. Jam packed with tons of cute illustrations featuring the works of artists such as Akabane, Nimoshi, Compta, Refeia and many more for you to enjoy.
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    $35.00
  • Best Nude Pose - Nude ver. 3 -- Yuri Oshikawa
    We have a fantastic new "reference" book for photographers, manga artists or anyone who likes to study the female form. "Best Nude Pose" features the sexy actress Oshikawa Yuri. you can enjoy the model's full breast and round, shapely ass in many every day poses, as well as some more artistic postures. You get every possible pose, from sitting in chairs and on the floor to sleeping, eating and doing sexy stuff. There are 60 different posts and 330 photos for your personal enjoyment, oops, we mean for building your artistic skills!
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    $32.00
  • Bijuku Nude Poses -- Tsuya-hada
    J-List love sewing "How to Draw" and "Super Close Books" and our customers love buying them and reading them. This is a new series which features beautiful models (Kawakami Yuu, Kitajo Maki and Shiraki Yujo), all making the most beautiful and feminine poses, which is totally so that artists can draw proper anatomy, and not because we want to look at beautiful women or anything. Superb professional photography in this amazing book! For artists or fans of high quality photobooks.
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    $38.00
  • Blend S vol. 1
    Blend S is a comedy four panel manga written by Miyuki Nakayama published by KR Comics. Maika Sakuranomiya is a high school girl who one day gets hired by an Italian man who is the manager of Stile, a cafe where its waitresses are given unique traits to play such as being a tsundere or a younger sister persona. Maika is however, given a sadist role because of how she looks when she smiles. This is volume 1.
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    $12.50
  • Blend S vol. 2
    Blend S is a comedy four panel manga written by Miyuki Nakayama published by KR Comics. Maika Sakuranomiya is a high school girl who one day gets hired by an Italian man who is the manager of Stile, a cafe where its waitresses are given unique traits to play such as being a tsundere or a younger sister persona. Maika is however, given a sadist role because of how she looks when she smiles. This is volume 2.
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    $12.50
  • Blend S vol. 3
    Blend S is a comedy four panel manga written by Miyuki Nakayama published by KR Comics. Maika Sakuranomiya is a high school girl who one day gets hired by an Italian man who is the manager of Stile, a cafe where its waitresses are given unique traits to play such as being a tsundere or a younger sister persona. Maika is however, given a sadist role because of how she looks when she smiles. This is volume 3.
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    $12.50
  • Body-kun DX SET S.H. Figuarts Pale orange Color Ver.
    Bandai releases a deluxe version of their popular Figma action figure that are used as drawing models for artists and illustrators. With over 30 points of articulation and realistic range of motion, these are the perfect models for your original manga character! They now come with tons of accessories including a Katana, a laptop, pistol, smartphone, and more. This is Body-kun, the male model in pale orange color.
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    $69.50
  • Boku Dake ga Inai Machi vol. 3
    Boku Dake ga Inai Machi (A Town With Me Not In It), aka ERASED, is a touching and dramatic story of murder and time travel. 29 year old Satoru is a youth with a unique power: he can sense sad events before they happen and "timeslip" into the past in time to keep them from happening. When a sad event causes him to be framed for murder, he timeslips back 18 years into the past, to try to save three classmates who are destined to be kidnapped and murdered. This is vol. 3.
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    $8.00
  • BREAK TIME! 3
    For fans of DMM mobile games, this is the fanbook for the Flower Knight Girl game. Drawn by doujin circle City Forest, this is a simple and short 8 page A4 sized booklet with a bonus short story included.
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    $5.50
  • Breakin' Girls! vol. 1
    This is a fun new manga by kirikirimai and Manga Time KR Comics about a girl named Hana Ninomiya who discovers the charm of break dancing and establishes a break dancing club at her school. If you like to see cute girls do cute break dancing then this manga is for you! 5 chapters and 140+ pages.
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    $8.00
  • CANVAS BOOK vol. 3
    This is a short doujinshi containing the beautiful drawings of illustrator En Morikura. For every piece of art that he draws he leaves a few notes on what inspired him to draw them, such as the seasons and fan art of characters that he likes. Each piece is beautifully illustrated with a great attention to fine details to bring out the inner beauty of the girls he draw.
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    $12.85
  • Catulus Syndrome vol. 1 -- Neko Musume Shokogun 1
    Catulus Syndrome is a mysterious disease that turns a girl into a catgirl. This is the story of a girl named Yuki who has Catulus Syndrome and her classmate named Riko who happens to be a cat lover and she's very pleased to learn Yuki is a catgirl. A fun yuri manga by Nekotaro full of cute catgirls and yuri scenes. 8 chapters and 140+ pages.
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    $9.25