Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid vol. 1
    One of the most adorable manga and anime stories to come along in a while has been Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, the story of an average Japanese woman named Kobayashi-san, who is befriended by a dragon named Touru, who can conveniently transform herself into semi-human form. Touru becomes the maid of Miss Kobayashi, and is joined by other dragons too, and much cuteness (and a little light yuri) ensue. This is vol. 1 of the manga.
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    $9.50
  • Comptiq July 2018
    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/EXTELLA LINK, Emiya-sanchi no Kyou no Gohan, Fate/Grand Order, Uma Musume Pretty Derby, Princess Connect! Re:Dive, Kizuna Ai, KanColle, Eki Memo, Frame Arms Girl, Granblue Fantasy, and more. Best of all, you get a free gift in this issue: a Shoumetsu Toshi Drama CD.
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    $12.00
  • COSPLAY MODE July 2018
    For Cosplay fans, there is only one Cosplay Mode - a magazine for women (and pretty boy men) who love cosplay, costumes and style. Every issue containing high quality photos of amateur and professional cosplayers donning their gear and posing at studios and conventions. This is a great resource of ideas and tips on how to become your favorite anime and game characters, with hundreds of full color photos, tips on making accessories and costumes, makeup and hair style guides -- each issue is a treasure trove of information that can be enjoyed by hardcore cosplayers and novices alike. In this issue: See great costumes and more from Touken Ranbu Online, Fate/Grand Order, Golden Kamuy, Mahou Shoujo Ore, Persona 5, Granblue Fantasy, The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls, Love Live! Sunshine!! and a whole lot more. This issue's cosplay pattern is from Mahou Shoujo Ore.
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    $24.00
  • Nakayoshi July 2018
    Nakayoshi is one of Japan's oldest and best manga magazines, first published by Kodansha since 1954. For over 50 years, Nakayoshi has carried only the best shoujo manga, including timeless series like Princess Knight, Sailor Moon, Magic Knight Rayearth, and Cardcaptor Sakura. Each issue brings you over 400 pages of today's cutest manga for girls, with full furigana (kanji pronunciation guides) that make it easy to read for Japanese learners. You also get news, previews, and exclusive omake gifts that you won't find anywhere else. Experience the beauty of Japan's shoujo manga culture with the latest issue of Nakayoshi. IN THIS ISSUE: Enjoy new chapters of excellent manga, plus a wonderful gift: a Manga Drill Set which lets you create manga!
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    $7.00
  • Bomb July 2018
    Welcome to Bomb magazine, a super offering for fans of Japan's lovely bikini idols, now in its greatly expanded new size and format. Filled with super color photos of these lovely girls, with wonderful content and beautiful swimsuit, private clothes and other cute shots, each issue comes with additional goodies as well. A guide book for all cute idols fans. This issue features a special focus on the Keyakizaka46 girls plus articles and gravure pages featuring SKE48, Nogizaka46, Morning Musume. '18, NGT48, and more! There are lots of great photos sections inside plus a bonus large poster and clear file of Keyazaki46.
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    $12.00
  • My Favorite Nostalgia
    If you are of fan of vintage motorcycles, this original doujinshi by circle Awatsu Retsudo might interest you. Doing what Japan does best, this full color doujinshi combines illustrations of cute girls with vintage motorcycles up until the 1945 period. Comes with lots of detailed drawings of motorcycles with their model number for you to enjoy.
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    $26.00
  • Winter Leaf The 5th
    For fans of Touhou Project, here is another full color doujin art book by circle ice*berry. Not only is this doujin art book filled with beautiful illustrations of your favorite characters, the comments are also written in both Japanese and English! Let's support this doujin circle for their amazing effort to reach out to international audiences.
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    $11.00
  • Your Cinderella
    Another lovely full color doujinshi / amateur artbook featuring all your favorite girls from Idolmaster Cinderella Girls and the original Idolmaster series, and they are gorgeous as always. Published by circle Oharuya.
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    $14.00
  • fig.vol 01 Du ar i mina tankar
    If you love the characters from the Odin Sphere game, you'll enjoy this new doujinshi art book tribute to the series by circle - f.i. You can tell a lot of work was put into drawing the fantastical backgrounds of that the game that goes along with the beautiful character designs.
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    $12.85
  • An Instruction Manual
    If you like cute kemonomimi girl's be sure to get this short "instruction manual", an original work by circle Mizunekotei. Enjoy 3 unique kemonomimi character design illustrations with minor character detail and catch phrase.
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    $10.25
  • Koiiro Ryousha
    The ever popular Azur Lane get's a new doujinshi art book, a lovely work of the doujin circle Chikama Meshi. Enjoy the amazing illustrations of your favorite Azur Lane ship girls such as Unicorn, Illustrious, Atago and many more in this beautifully illustrated doujinshi.
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    $13.00
  • Hoshu 365 Days
    If you love illustrations of cute girls, you've come to the right place. Here's a thick full color original doujinshi by Atsuki Nettaiya filled with a ton of beautiful illustrations of cute girls in a variety of costumes such as school uniforms, swim suits, cat girls and more in a big A4 size for you to enjoy looking at, together with some artists notes on what inspired him to draw each illustration.
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    $26.00
  • Hosi wo Mawaru Majyotachi 3
    Here's a super cool original doujinshi for steampunk fans. Artists pierorabu and fatke shows us an amazing look into a fantastic steampunk world with cute kemonomimi girls. Enjoy a short comic as well as a number of illustrations which introduces us to the world as well as the cute girls who occupy it.
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    $11.25
  • 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
  • ELFY 01 - Cos Girls Photobook
    It's a cosplay magazine! It's a fashion magazine! It's Elfy, a new magazine from DMM that marries the two. Filled with gorgeous professional cosplayers showing off their amazing creations , this is an amazing book that lets us all enjoy great costumes, kawaii models and amazing photography. All models are introduced in the magazine, with social media so you can follow them on Twitter and Instagram. This is vol. 1.
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    $14.00
  • ELFY 02 - Cos Girls Photobook
    It's a cosplay magazine! It's a fashion magazine! It's Elfy, a new magazine from DMM that marries the two. Filled with gorgeous professional cosplayers showing off their amazing creations , this is an amazing book that lets us all enjoy great costumes, kawaii models and amazing photography. All models are introduced in the magazine, with social media so you can follow them on Twitter and Instagram. This is vol. 2.
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    Regular Price: $18.50

    Special Price $15.00

  • Futomomo Photo  Studio 3 Yuria
    Here's a fun new volume of the photobook that explores a magical place: the futomomo (upper thigh) portion of beautiful girls. The photobook presents lots of dynamite photographs featuring Japanese girls wearing super sexy clothing like school uniforms and shorts, and you get to enjoy the beauty of their white thighs.
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    $26.50
  • moment - Koharu Kusumi
    Enjoy this new photo book of Kusumi Koharu, a former member of idol group Morning Musume. She graces us with tons of sexy and intimate high resolution photo's of her in various sexy outfits and swimwear that not only shows us a healthy amount of cleavage around beautiful sandy beaches and places filled with nature but also captures her expression perfectly.
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    $36.00
  • Switch - Mayumi Ono
    Mayumi Ono popular gravure idol and actress who has made an appearance in many television series, charmed by her bright smile as the smiles and poses for you through out this photo book in various states of undress, wearing sexy and exposing clothes or sometimes nothing at all, with just a sticker covering her delicate parts.
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    $38.00
  • 20th canvas - Morning Musume Ayumi Ishida photobook
    Ayumi Ishida is a talented idol from the popular idol group Morning Musume who has just turned 20 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 and snowy landscapes. Also comes with a making of DVD.
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    $36.00
  • Ichizu - Nanoka
    Nanoka is a popular gravure idol with an amazing I-Cup breasts from Hiroshima. It has been a year since her previous photo book was released. She has since matured a little and in this tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at and enjoy her sexy body. In this photo book she poses for us in very sexy dresses that show a nice cleavage, sexy lingerie and bikini's, and also going full nude. Comes with a making of DVD for you to enjoy bonus behind the scene videos.
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    $46.00
  • Cinqante! - Fumie Nakajima Photobook
    Fumie Nakajima is a popular actress and gravure idol from Nagano. Known as Japan's sexiest 50 year old. Still sporting a very healthy and sexy body that wouldn't lose to a younger lady, there are tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at and enjoy her sexy body. In this hard cover photo book she poses for us in very sexy dresses that show a nice cleavage, sexy lingerie and bikini's, and other sexy costumes.
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    $46.00
  • Forever Memories - Megumi Haruna photobook
    Megumi Haruna is a popular gravure idol known for her amazing body with E-Cup breasts and very plump ass. There are tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at and enjoy her sexy body as she poses for us in very sexy dresses that show a nice cleavage, sexy lingerie and bikini's, and also going full nude for this hard cover photo book.
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    $48.00
  • Newtype July 2018
    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: This is a very special issue of Newtype celebrating it's 400th issue with an article featuring past magazine covers, creator and voice actor message, and the top 30 anime characters of the 2010s. As usual see great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online, Persona 5 the Animation, Cardcaptor Sakur Clear Card Chapter, My Hero Academia, Harukana Receive, Steins;Gate Zero, Darling in the Frankxx, Emiya-sanchi no Kyou no Gohan, Asagao to Kase-san, Yama no Susume 3rd Season, and many more. This issue's omake is a B2 featuring Gundam NT plus you also get a Character's Art Book -Boys Selection- for otaku girls.
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    $10.00
  • Animedia July 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: Celebrate Animedia's 37th anniversary with great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Free! -Dive to the Future-, Inazuma Eleven Ares no Tenpin, Gundam Wing, Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru, Gegege no Kitaro, High School DxD HERO, Gintama, K-ON!, Cardcaptor Sakura, Love Live! Sunshine!! and Detective Conan. You also get lots of extras, like a double-sided poster featuring Gundam Wing and K-ON! plus a clear file of Free!
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    $13.25
  • Fiancee - Yuuka Sugai 1st photobook
    Do you love the supremely beautiful idols from Japan? Here's a delightful first photobook by Yuuki Sugai, the star of Nogizawa 46, who has won thousands of fans with her beautiful face, body and charm, all of which are on display in this new glossy photobook, shot in Paris, France. Thrill as we watch Yuuka-chan in Paris, exploring alleyways and relaxing in her hotel, or at a cafe while having coffee. It's wonderufl to see!
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    $24.00
  • 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
  • G.If -GOMAOTSU Illustrations fanbook-
    For fans of free mobile shoot em up game Gothic wa Mahou Otomeor Gomaotsu, we have a new doujinshi illustration fan book for you. Drawn by Manbou Kurosaki of doujin circle Manbou ha Oishii Shiromiyo, this doujinshi features tons of illustrations of the cute girls from the series.
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    $8.50
  • Cosplay Mode Sep 2017
    For Cosplay fans, there is only one Cosmode - a magazine for women (and pretty boy men) who love cosplay, costumes and style. Every issue containing high quality photos of amateur and professional cosplayers donning their gear and posing at studios and conventions. This is a great resource of ideas and tips on how to become your favorite anime and game characters, with hundreds of full color photos, tips on making accessories and costumes, makeup and hair style guides -- each issue is a treasure trove of information that can be enjoyed by hardcore cosplayers and novices alike. For omake in this issue you get... a full cosplay sewing pattern you can use. Plus great cosplay articles including a feature on Mekaku City Actors! Learn how to dress up as your favorite characters! In this issue: See great costumes and more from Fate/Grand Order, Love Live!, NieR:Automata, Kemono Friends, and more. This issue's cosplay pattern is a costume of SINoALICE's Alice!
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    $16.50
  • Costume Party Make Up Book 2017-2018
    For serious cosplayers who want to improve their craft, a little makeup goes a long way to make you look closer to your favorite anime or video game character. This magazine will teach you all about makeup cosplay from the right tools to how to apply makeup, with tons of different styles and characters as examples. Instructions are detailed and fairly easy to follow even if you don't know any Japanese. Recommended for cosplayers, male or female!
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    $13.00
  • 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
  • Young Jump GOLD vol. 3
    Japan has a highly addictive manga culture that's brimming with stories for customers of all types, so long as you're into manga with a more mature feel about them. In an effort to bring Japanese manga culture closer to you, we're bringing you Young Jump, a terrific manga magazine that's never afraid to show off mildly graphic content like blood, violence, and some sexy skin. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Tokyo Ghoul, Houshin Engi, Touken Ranbu, Shape Shifter's Sweetheart, Seven Star, Mise-san ha Misetagari and much more. This issue comes with a Love Live! Sunshine! clear file.
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    $8.25
  • Elf can't on a Diet vol. 1
    This is a fun and ecchi manga by Synecdoche about an Elf who traveled to our world and become addicted to French Fries and gained some weight. She seeks the help of a Japanese Dietitian to lose weight because the portal to her world will only allow her to travel back home if her weight is the same as during the time she traveled to our world. There are also other troubled and overweight fantasy creatures who seek the help of the Dietitian including Dark Elf, Alraune (Plant Girl), Ogre, and Wolf Girl. Contains useful insights on how to lose weight and plenty of ecchi scenes for entertainment. 162 pages. This is volume one. Note: Contains nudity in a comedic way.
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    $8.50
  • Genki 2 (Second Edition) Workbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 2 Workbook
    The Genki Japanese textbooks series is the most successful Japanese study textbook series in the world because it gives the best results, and with the new second edition, the series is even better! This is the Genki II Second Edition workbook, which accompanies the textbook and provides practice lessons for each chapter. Lessons include answering questions in Japanese, translating sentences and words used in that chapter, practicing kanji multiple times to get them down, practicing writing of polite (exalting and humble) Japanese and more. Comes with an MP3 CD of additional listening exercises for you to try too. 130 pages.
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    $20.00
  • 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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    $14.00
  • 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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    $14.00