Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Dengeki Bunko Magazine Mar 2019
    J-List now carries Dengeki Bunko, a great magazine packed with content from the best light novels like Sword Art Online (SAO). Now you can reach the next level of fandom by enjoying the stories your favorite anime are based on, and improve your Japanese at the same time! Each issue of Dengeki Bunko is packed with character profiles, art, preview of upcoming game and anime spin-offs, cute manga, and new issues of serialized stories full of interesting characters. Plus you get omake (free stuff), like limited edition figures, posters and more! 500+ pages each month, printed in a high-quality perfect-bound package. IN THIS ISSUE: Featured content from Boogie Pop Phantom, Girly Air Force, Sword Art Online, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, Strike the Blood, and other great series! For omake, you get a Dengeki Bunko 25th Anniversary Party Dress Character Clear Pop. Issues limited, so don't miss it.
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    $9.50
  • Animedia Mar 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! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Free! -Dive to the Future-, Detective Conan, Yuri!!! on Ice, Kemono Friends 2, Code Geass, Gintama, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Sword Art Online Alicization, and more. There are eight pinups plus a Free! -Dive to the Future- Original Clear File and iRis & Wake Up, Girls! Handwriting Profile Book.
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    $12.00
  • Newtype Mar 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 Sword Art Online, Kemono Friends, Code Geass, Fate Grand Order, BanG Dream!, Love is War, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Psycho-Pass, Tensei shitara Slime Datta ken, Fruits Basket, Five Star Stories, and Grimm Notes. This issue comes with an amazing 2 sided B2 poster featuring Kemono Friends and Osomatsu-san and a Psycho-Pass booklet! Hurry because it will sell out fast!
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    $10.50
  • Niiko Matome vol. 4 (Daily Life of NEET-chan)
    We love original stories that comes out of Comiket every year. Niiko Matome (Daily Life of NEET-chan) by artist Aldehyde with a collection of full color short stories with his original character going through daily life as a neet, it also features some full page illustrations, with each page beautifully colored.
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    $9.50
  • Love me for What I am. 01 - Fukakai na Boku no Subeteo 1
    This is Kata Konayama's first manga volume, about an eccentric and lonely girl named Mogumo who never identifies herself as a boy or girl so she uses both gender's toilets and refers to herself as "boku," which is usually used by boys. She gets mistaken for a trap by her classmate and gets invited to work at an otokonoko maid cafe. Enjoy the wacky antics of Mogumo and how she seeks for someone who can accept her for who she is. 6 chapters, 150+ pages. Published by MeDu Comics. This is volume one.
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    $9.50
  • 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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    $24.00
  • SSSS.GRIDMAN ANTHOLOGY
    If you love the SSSS.GRIDMAN series, here's the first official anthology comic for you, filled with some fantastic lighthearted comics of your favorite characters from the series by 12 different artists as well as unique full page illustrations from top illustrators such as Mago, Nijihashi Sora and many more. The comic has 142 pages, and the kanji have hiragana (actually called furigana in this case) by them for easy reading for beginners.
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    $9.00
  • Eromanga Sensei 8
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 8.
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    $8.25
  • Hiragana Katakana Workbook
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials to help those who want to learn Japanese. Here is a new work book for you to level up your Japanese writing skills. This book is specially designed to help you learn and write Japanese alphabets, the Hiragana, Katakana and some basic Kanji quickly and beautifully with the correct stroke order. Great for beginners to learn!
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    $14.00
  • PITA-PAN
    This is another awesome full color doujinshi book by doujin circle toi_et_moi showcasing the allure of pitapan which is the underwear line which shows as a result of wearing tight pants and skirts. Featuring girls wearing all sorts of tight pants such as jeans, skinny pants, mini skirts and joggings pants plus the author explaining with short notes on why they are awesome. We love the amazing detail and art plus the reasons why panties which show off under clothes are great.
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    $24.00
  • 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
  • How to Draw Clothes to Kill Cherry Boy   Doutei wo Korosu Fukuno Kakikata
    This is a great new How to Draw book that could be properly translated as How to Draw Clothing So Cute That Male Virgins Can't Resist. Over 80 pages, the book shows how to think about clothing and how it highlights a cute girl, helping others fall hopelessly in love with the girl. There are many sections to the book, including the elements of cute clothing, how to sketch your work then scan it into the computer to color, how and why cute poses and body language are so enticing, and more. A great book in the How to Draw Manga series!
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    $23.00
  • Namori Exhibition 2
    Great news for Yuru Yuri fans! Volume 2 of the Namori Exhibition is here! Featuring kawaii Yuru Yuri illustrations by the artist known as Namori from the anime, promotional materials, goods, and other works. We like the special cover of the artbook that shows the main cast of Yuru Yuri and a painting of Namori as Mona Lisa. Enjoy tons of cute Yuru Yuri artwork plus you get a free poster, post card, and replica ticket of the Namori Exhibition. Don't miss it! 160 pages, softcover.
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    $52.00
  • Comptiq Feb 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, Kizuna Ai, Kantai Collection, Shironeko Project, Granblue Fantasy and many more. You also get a special plastic stand for your spectacles, featuring virtual Youtuber Mito Tsukino.
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    Regular Price: $12.00

    Special Price $10.00

  • Megami Magazine Mar 2019
    Here's another issue of Megami Magazine, the popular anime magazine that exists to shower fans with gorgeous posters featuring original art from all the newest anime series, including other random omake free stuff that you can only get in this issue. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Sword Art Online, Love Live, Eromanga Sensei, Strike the Blood, Date A Live, Fate Stay Night, Grisaia, To Aru Majutsu no Index III, Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari, Ikkitousen Western Wolves, Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, Tenseishitara Slime Datta Ken, Zombie Land Saga, Sora to Umi no Aida, Yagate Kimi ni Naru, and more. In addition to all the awesome posters above, you get a huge double-sided poster featuring Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai and Strike the Blood!
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    $16.00
  • Comic Alive Mar 2019
    Here's another outstanding issue of Comic Alive, a super thick magazine with over 1000 pages of manga goodness for you. Each issue is chock full of original stories which range from comedy and slice-of-life to high-paced adventures in other worlds, all with the trimmings of cute moe culture from Japan that you love. You also get great omake extras such as extra-large posters and full-page, full-color artwork by Japan's top artists that you'll love to collect. And if you're working on your Japanese comprehension, this makes a great supplement since it includes furigana (hiragana readings) for all kanji. In this issue: Lots of great manga incl. Non Non Biyori, Haifuri, Non Non Biyori, Youkoso Jitsuryoku Jojushugi no Kyoushitsu e, Re:Zero, Girls und Panzer, KONOSUBA, Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho, and more. This issue's bonus is very special, you get a B2 poster featuring KONOSUBA.
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    $8.50
  • Coro Coro Comic Feb 2019
    Coro Coro comic gets its name from the Japanese word "koro koro" (something that is thick, fat and small, a term endeared by children and lovers of cuteness alike). Jam packed with explosive artwork, Coro Coro is a treat for serious manga fans and those who want to see what it's all about. With a massive 21 stories filling this volume, featuring Inazuma Eleven Go, Yokai Watch, Pokemon, Doraemon, Nintendo's Mario and many other popular pop culture characters, Coro Coro is sure to satisfy your manga cravings. 740 pages. Comic Coro Coro always comes with cool furoku free stuff, and this issue comes with lots of cool stuff, including a Mirror Kirby sticker, Inazuma AC card, Duel Master Limited Edition SR Card, and a Super Smash Coro Coro Gag Brothers comic.
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    $6.85
  • Up To Boy Mar 2019 - UTB vol. 275
    UTB (Up to Boy) is a famous magazine here in Japan, covering latest topics about famous idols like Shokotan, Nozomi Sasaki and more with superb full size gravure pictures, drama and movie actresses, famous music bands like Perfume and many more. Get your dose of Japanese pop culture every month with this magazine that's full of info, interviews, trends and beautiful visuals of your favorite idols. This month features a host of high quality models, with plenty of cute girls such as Sakura Endo, Mayu Tamura, Ayame Tsutsui, Rei Seimiya, Yuna Shibata, Hinata Himma, and many more.
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    $16.00
  • Cure Mar 2019
    Enjoy this great issue of Cure, an ultra hip, oversized J-Rock magazine dedicated to avid fans of Japanese punk and gothic culture. Coining itself as a "Japanesque Rock and Visual Styling Magazine," it's a wonderful trip to a rare underground youth culture with dark themes, rebelliously wild fashion, and a vibrant energy that can only be recreated by attending the concerts these bands perform in. Each issue dedicates itself to an unheard of 20-30 pages for a band of the moment, with great information on what's on the horizon for Visual-kei music. This issue features a focus on several bands, including DuelJewel, Frantic EMIRY, HAL (FEST VAINQUEUR), Haru (SCAPEGOAT), and Royz.
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    $15.00
  • Model Graphix 2019 Mar No.292
    In the world, there are cool things and then there are cool things. Model Graphix, a great magazine dedicated to bringing you information on the very best anime toys and models, with every issue just overflowing with fabulous pictures of the coolest items from Japan: completed models, garage kits, limited edition toys and mass-produced figures, and more! - This issue features an article about filtering for beginners, and tons of models and toys including Kouya no Kotobuki Hikoutai (The Magnificent Kotobuki), Girls und Panzer, Gundam, Space Battleship Yamato, and more.
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    $40.00
  • Comic CUNE Mar 2019
    This is the January 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 Nyanko Days, Otome Bare, Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san, Kudamimi no Neko, Kinjo no Nanako-san, Renai Kinshi Rakuen, Ayakashiko, and more. Plus you get a Shimeji Simulation Clear File Holder.
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    $11.00
  • Yom Tights Ruri
    This is an original doujinshi by artist Yom which focuses on one of the essential part of the female wardrobe that we all love, tights. If you are a lover of girls wearing tights, look no further as this short doujinshi is filled with beautiful illustrations of girls in tights, from schoolgirls wearing black tights, sexy nurses with white tights, and casual girls wearing hot pants paired with tights, this doujinshi has it all.
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    $10.00
  • Yom Tights White (Shiro) - Tights Girls Illustrations
    If you are a fan of girls in tights this is one amazing doujin art book for you. All illustrated by popular artist Yom who knows the details of what makes girls wearing tights so alluring. Tons of beautifully colored illustrations for you to enjoy with various sexy poses. An all new book for the 2017 winter Comiket which comes with a special gift, a limited "clear file" (document protector) with sexy art printed on it!
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    $10.00
  • 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
  • Hiragana Times Feb 2019
    Hiragana Times is a highly recommended monthly publication that combines useful current events with learning the Japanese language. A monthly magazine that features articles both in English and in Japanese, complete with furigana pronunciation, to help learners who haven't mastered kanji yet. Filled with tons of cultural articles that make you think relating to current events, interviews with famous Japanese celebrities, Japanese pop culture, travel, and even articles written by readers themselves who wish to share their own personal experience within the Japanese culture. All articles in English and Japanese, with furigana (hiragana above the kanji) for easier reading. In this issue: Issue #388 is a great one, with bilingual articles on the biggest snow festival in Japan, a capsule hotel with a zen theme, plus actual Japanese lessons for beginner learners. It's great!
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    $6.25
  • Comic Yurihime Mar 2019
    Welcome to the new Comic Yuri Hime, a great new offering from our favorite "yuri" monger company, about girls who love girls. It's a super thick monthly manga containing nothing but stories about sweet girls in love, girls confessing love to other girls, girls discovering each other for the first time, childhood friends becoming more than friends, and more. It's a great new comic that all of lesbian drama from Japan will enjoy! In this issue, you get more than 17+ awesome chapters dedicated to fans of girls who love girls. You get great major stories like the latest chapters of Yuru Yuri, Tsuki ga Kirei desune, Luminas Blue, Scarlet, plus lots of other stories. 500+ pages, it's great!
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    $11.00
  • Ako Kurusu First Photobook
    Ako Kurusu is a thicc gravure idol with K-Cup breasts that exceeds the imagination. This is her first photo book which shows the many sides of herself. She poses for us in very sexy dresses that show her nice curvy body and 1.1 meters bust size. Great for Japanese idol photo book collectors!
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    $38.50
  • Yom Tights Hisui
    If you are a fan of girls in tights this is one amazing doujin art book for you. All illustrated by popular artist Yom who knows the details of what makes girls wearing tights so alluring. Tons of beautifully colored illustrations for you to enjoy with various sexy poses that beautifully shows a girl's skin and underwear beneath their tights. An all new book for the 2018 summer Comiket 94 which comes with a special gift, a limited "clear file" (document protector) with sexy art printed on it!
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    $10.00
  • Yom Tights CYAN - Tights Girls Illustrations
    If you are a fan of girls in tights this is one amazing doujin art book for you. All illustrated by popular artist Yom who knows the details of what makes girls wearing tights so alluring. Tons of beautifully colored illustrations for you to enjoy with various sexy poses that beautifully shows a girl's skin and underwear beneath their tights.
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    $10.00
  • Play with The Hundred Poems Card - Hyakunin Isshu
    Here's a really cool traditional game from Japan that's more than a thousand years old. It's called Hyakunin Isshu, and it's been around since Heian Peri there are 100 cards, all describing classic Japanese writers and historical people from the era, which Japanese are all as familiar with as Americans are with Thomas Paine or Benjamin Franklin. The kanji have hiragana written beside them, making this appropriate for use by students. org/kidsweb/cool/12-03-15/002.html
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    $2.85
  • KanColle Anthology Comic 22 - Yokosuka Naval District ver.
    This is volume seven of the fantastic manga anthology of Kantai Collection, the popular online game full of cute WWII ship girls. Featuring a compilation of fantastic stories from brilliant manga artists with your favorite ship girls. Enjoy 17 lighthearted stories with amazing artwork and kawaii girls going about their daily lives. 146 pages.
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    $8.50
  • Yom Tights Beniaka - Tights Girls Illustrations
    If you are a fan of girls in tights this is one amazing doujin art book for you. All illustrated by popular artist Yom who knows the details of what makes girls wearing tights so alluring. Tons of beautifully colored illustrations for you to enjoy with various sexy poses.
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    $10.00
  • Crystal (Kesshou) - Ai Shinozaki
    This is a really gorgeous new artbook, featuring sexy model Ai Shinozaki, shows off her beautiful body to the camera while we watch. The variety of photographs is outstanding: we get to see the voluptuous model walking on the beach in a swimsuit, trying on sexy lingerie on the bed, walking through an old house, closing in her underwear in many rings. The photobook was double thick, with approximately 120 pages, every one of them very high quality. The photobook is "firmcover" (slightly more flexible than a hardcover book).
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    $43.00
  • 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
  • The No. 1 Beautiful Japanese Superb View - Nihon no Zekkei
    This fabulous photo book lets you travel all around Japan and witness some of the most beautiful scenery found only in Japan. It’s filled with an amazing amount of photographs during the peak of it’s beauty from all over Japan. Listed on the photo is where the picture was taken so you can plan to go there for your next trip as well. Enjoy looking at the magical landscapes of Japan with this photo book!
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    $24.50
  • Grand Journey - Fate/Grand Order Comic Anthology
    If you love Fate/Grand Order, here's a fun anthology comic for you, filled with lighthearted stories of your favorite characters by mangaka Yuri Ashida. The comic has 130 pages, and the kanji have hiragana (actually called furigana in this case) by them for easy reading. Published by DNA Media Comics.
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    $8.50