Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Dengeki Bunko Jan 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: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Strike the Blood, and Sword Art Online. The free gift we get is a cool selection of 12 plastic character stands wearing adorable party dresses we can display anywhere.
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    $9.50
  • Bomb Jan 2019
    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 SKE46 girls plus articles and gravure pages featuring AKB48, Nogizaka46, Keyakizaka46, and more! You will love the many girls inside, with huge posters of Nanako Nagasawa, the top SKE46 stars, and more.
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    $12.50
  • Newtype Jan 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, SSSS.GRIDMAN, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Fate/stay night, Monogatari Series, Cells at Work!, Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, Psycho-Path, Gegege no Kitaro, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Five Star Stories, and Yagata Kimi no Naru. The issue has great year end and Christmas posters inside, with huge Fate and Seishun Buta Yaro posters, plus Monogatari Series and more. Hurry because it will sell out fast!
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    $10.00
  • Comptiq Jan 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, Yuragi-sou no Yuuna-san, and Lucky Star. You also get a great Seishun Buta Yaro Christmas poster!
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    $12.50
  • GDGD II
    Here's another fantastic doujinshi art book for fans of Fate Grand Order by doujin circle Tako Moyashi. Enjoy looking at all the wonderful illustrations of your favorite characters from the series in all sorts cool poses along with the work in progress sketches done and some cute chibi illustrations.
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    $13.50
  • LUMINOUS
    Fans of cute animal eared girls will love this new doujinshi art book by doujin circle Marine Kingdom. Enjoy looking at the illustrations of cute kemonomimi girls wearing all sorts of costumes, such as lingeries, kimonos, magical girl outfits in various beautifully crafted scenes.
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    $13.25
  • enza Magazine vol. 3
    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 3 which focuses on Idolmaster Shiny Colors, Queen's Blade White Triangle, and Dragon Ball Z Bucchigiri Match. In this issue you get an Idolmaster Shiny Colors poster and serial code!
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    $11.50
  • Kantoku 15th Anniversary BOOK - After School Memorial
    We have a new fantastic art book by master artist Kantoku. This is a gorgeous artbook that celebrates his 15th anniversary of working in the industry. The art book is filled with over 150 unique illustrations by Kantoku. The print quality is absolutely gorgeous, and we could stare at his kawaii heroines for hours on end each day. Comes with 148 pages. Also included is a special interview with Kantoku himself.
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    $40.00
  • Young Jump GOLD vol. 4
    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: New chapters for Adachi no Mona Lisa, Human Dead, Yawaraka Venus, Color of Identity, Servant Time, Yakusoku no Siren and much more. This issue comes with a 14 page gravure of YJ Dream Girls.
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    $6.00
  • Pandora x Strip - Pansuto vol. 1
    "You need some counseling, that's for sure." That's the tagline on this fun sexy manga from Kazuto Okada and Young Champion Comics, which is about a young boy named Taichi who goes to the school nurse's office a lot with a stomachache...but he's really there to check out her sexy stocking-covered legs and panties. When he's caught taking pictures of her with his phone, she punishes him by forcing him to masturbate while she films him with his own camera. His strange fascination with his school nurse continues in many enjoyable directions... The manga is 170 pages. The best thing about it there is almost no overt nudity, instead the reader is required to use his imagination.
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    $8.00
  • Kyou no Baka Wanko
    This is a brand new series to enter the realm of cute girls doing cute things by the talented artist Regu95. This 4 koma comic is perfect for fans of dog as these cute girls with cute behaviors go about their everyday lives with their beloved dogs. Expect tons of cuteness and comedy in this new series.
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    $10.85
  • Kanji Practice Flashcards vol.1 Series 3 - JLPT N5 & N4   White Rabbit
    A great new tool for anyone aspiring to study Japanese, this is a totally revised and updated set of high-quality laminated study cards that feature all the kanji you need to master for the Japanese Proficiency Test, levels N5 & N4, the first two levels that students of Japanese should attempt. A meticulously researched set of die-cut cards, you get 103 introductory and 181 intermediate cards. The double-sided flashcards each feature 6 kanji compound words for more than 1700 vocabulary words, all readings for each kanji, and a writing guide to allow to you learn to write each kanji in the correct stroke order. The cards are printed on 12 point Caroline card stock with rounded corners for increased durability. Importantly, all Japanese words are written in hiragana and katakana, without any romanized Japanese words -- the recommended way to master reading Japanese. The cards also come with a high-quality reference card for hiragana and katakana and an index. Comes with high-quality two-part box with plastic tray, that allows you to separate the sets of cards. This new set has been updated, with improved card designs and a thicker, baked-on UV finish for longer life, the addition of radicals on kanji cards, and other improvements. This is the series 3 edition, by White Rabbit. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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    $36.00
  • SCHOOLBAG GIRLS
    Japanese schoolgirls carrying school bags have a certain unique charm which Marutar successfully captures in this brand new doujinshi. Featuring beautiful illustrations of schoolgirls in their uniforms as well as school bags for you to enjoy looking at.
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    $10.50
  • 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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    $11.50
  • If My Cat Turned a Cute Girl
    If you like cats and cute Japanese girls then this book is for you. This is a wonderful photobook that answers the important question, "What if your cat turned into a cute girl?" Featuring several popular sexy gravure models and real cute kitties posing for your enjoyment, some in extremely sexy positions and costumes including the Virgin Killer Sweater. A great photobook to add to your sexy model collection.
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    $26.85
  • 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
  • Memories of E.coli - Love Fechi Spats
    This is a brand new doujinshi artbook/photobook from doujin circle Colichu which featuring sexy photographs of a beautiful model wearing spats alongside with beautiful illustrations by the talented artist of the circle. Super sexy photos on every page, with the 2D version alongside for fans of girls wearing them. Get your hands on this limited doujinshi, which likely cannot be restocked.
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    $24.00
  • #Yawajoshi
    Fans of cute girls showing off their assets will love this new full color doujin art book by doujin circle Monofiyu. Enjoy looking at beautiful illustrations of the girls, drawn as if they are pictures taken by these cute girls showing off their chests in social media for people to enjoy looking at.
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    $24.00
  • Avian Romance Pinklabel 4
    This is volume 4 of the amazing color doujinshi Avian Romance by illustrator Anmi, showing his original characters in the Pink Label series, who are inspired by birds. As always, the art is incredibly beautiful, and the girls are very wonderful to see on every page. Large A4 size, glossy color printing on every page. 14 pages.
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    $11.25
  • Soshite - Rie Kitahara photobook
    Rie Kitahara is a member of popular idol group NGT48 who will be graduating from the group soon. In honor of the occasion here is a photo book which captures her beauty which leaves us filled with the question of how will she grow from now on. Filled with plenty of high quality photos during a photo shoot in Vietnam, including some sexy close up shots of her in various outfits including lingerie, casual clothes, dresses and even a few pages of the traditional Vietnamese attire. Great for Japanese idol photo book collectors.
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    Regular Price: $24.50

    Special Price $22.00

  • soiree
    This new doujinshi art book by doujin circle Aiyoku Mock is for fans of Touhou Project. Enjoy looking at full page illustrations of your favorite characters in a variety of original costumes by the talented artists of the circle. They took another step in making this doujinshi unique by making the booklet bound by a red string for you to open.
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    $22.00
  • Coro Coro Comic Dec 2018
    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 an Inazuma Eleven limited edition card, Nyanko Daisensou "Futari de! Nyanko Daisensou" Switch Package Box, Hoshi no Kirby sticker, and Super Smash Brothers Special Perfect Fighters Guide book.
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    $7.00
  • citrus 10 Limited Edition
    This is a gorgeous re-release of the classic manga series from Saberouta and Yurihime Comics about a very special yuri (lesbian) love affair between two sisters, one of whom is a "gyaru" with a pure heart named Yuzu, the others a black-haired goody-goody student council president with a bitchy streak named Mei. When Mei gets on Yuzu's ass for not following school rules, Yuzu is surprised at how hard it is to get the student council president out of her head. The biggest twist comes when Yuzu learns that her new stepsister is...Mei herself. This is vol. 10, 170 pages. Note that this is the limited ediiton with a separate cover and a special wedding invitation booklet, which fans will want!
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    $16.50
  • Connecting with Kanji - A Workbook for Beginners
    When you're not from a country that uses Kanji characters, nothing seems more difficult than learning how to read and write Chinese characters. However, it's not hard at all if you approach it the right way. This is an outstanding book that helps you form connections in your brain that make it easy to learn to read Kanji characters. For example, understanding that the character for "person" looks like a person, and the character for "stop" looks like a policeman holding a stop sign. Best of all, this book features translations for English, Chinese, Indonesian, and Vietnamese. So you can use it without a teacher! The answers to the test problems are also included at the back of the book. 180 pages total.
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    $29.50
  • Animedia April 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, IDOLM@STER, Nanatsu no Taizai, Card Captor Sakura, GIRLS und PANZER, Boruto, Shokugeki no Soma, Houshin Engi, and Love Live! Sunshine!. Also comes with a Attack on Titan Poster and a bonus Calendar featuring your favorite series.
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    $10.00
  • Infection illustration Encyclopedia
    Learn with Moe Girls in this easy to understand encyclopedia of bacterial infections for your referencing need. With 8 chapters, learn all kinds of infections that happen all over your body, from minor and mild to very serious ones. Each entry comes with detailed descriptions and data of the infection, along with a beautiful and cute girl illustration, with over 30 popular artists collaborating for this encyclopedia.
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    $22.00
  • How to Draw Manga - Mini Character no Kakiwake
    For aspiring artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing chibi characters, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing chibi characters. It has 188 pages that goes into great detail from the very basics including the various proportions of chibi characters and poses from all angles. You'll be able to finally draw the cute chibi characters that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
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    $26.00
  • SOCKS and STOCKINGS and TIGHTS
    Doujin circle toi_et_moi is back again with a new full color doujinshi. This one has even more pages than the previous ones featuring plenty of illustrations of girls for you to enjoy. The theme of the booklet this time are socks, stockings and tights, focuses on the beauty of an ordinary girl with a variety of leg wear 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.
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    $40.00
  • How to Draw Background in Digital
    Here's a fabulous new book for budding artists who want to become famous manga-ka some day. The book focuses on how to draw realistic looking backgrounds that are enjoyable to look at, and brings your scenes to life. There are two parts; nature such as the sky, water, and trees, and indoor furniture such as desks, chairs, and many more. 202 pages.
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    $30.00
  • How to Draw High School Girls Pose - Thoughts from illustrators
    Here's a fabulous new book for budding artists who want to become famous manga-ka some day, or those who just like cute girls. It's a database of high school girl poses, which are modeled by 3 cute Japanese idols so it's realistic and you can study the character design of each girl, with many examples for you to copy. It also shows you the many concepts associated with high school girls, from the different parts of their uniform to hair and body styles. 530 photos and 80 illustrations, comes with CD full of sample images. 160 pages.
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    $31.25
  • Genki Answer Key (Second Edition)   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese   Answer Key (for both Genki I and Genki II)
    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 answer key, which provides clear, concise answers to all the questions and quizzes in the textbook and workbook. 75 pages.
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    $12.00
  • Netsuzou Trap 2 (Yuri NTR)
    Kodama Naoko and Comic Yuri Hime presents an exciting new yuri manga. Mayu wants to have sex with her boyfriend but she's afraid of disappointing him so she asks her best friend Hotaru to practice sex with her. But Hotaru goes overboard during their practice and somehow Mayu doesn't resist. Things get even more interesting when Mayu starts to think if her boyfriend really loves her. Will Mayu and Hotaru become a couple for real or will Mayu choose her boyfriend in the end? Find out in this awesome yuri manga! 4 chapters and 160+ pages. This is volume 2.
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    $8.85
  • Netsuzou Trap 3 (Yuri NTR)
    Kodama Naoko and Comic Yuri Hime presents an exciting new yuri manga. Mayu wants to have sex with her boyfriend but she's afraid of disappointing him so she asks her best friend Hotaru to practice sex with her. But Hotaru goes overboard during their practice and somehow Mayu doesn't resist. Things get even more interesting when Mayu starts to think if her boyfriend really loves her. Will Mayu and Hotaru become a couple for real or will Mayu choose her boyfriend in the end? Find out in this awesome yuri manga! 4 chapters and 160+ pages. This is volume 3.
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    $8.85
  • 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
  • How to Draw Creatures   Genju Character wo Tsukuru
    This is a fabulous artbook featuring artwork by Terryl Whitlatch, creator of some of the most amazing fantasy creatures ever, which specifically explores the details of how fantastic and imaginary creatures come into being. There is tons of detail in this pleasant perfect bound artbook, with pencil sketches, illustrations showing how skeletal structures are used in creature creation and more. Terryl worked on many films like Jumanji, Star Wars and Men in Black.
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    $32.00
  • Zimijiri Musume vol. 2
    Don't you love it when girl's wear pants so tight you can see the outline of their panties? Here's an amazing doujinshi from Namaniku ATK who is Nitroplus's illustrator who perfectly captures the beauty of that. Contains tons of beautiful simple character design illustrations which shows the beauty of panty outlines showing beneath tight pants. This is volume 2.
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    $9.50