Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Tokyo Storefronts - The Artworks of Mateusz Urbanowicz
    With so many artists usually focusing on character illustrations, Mateusz Urbanowicz is one of those rare artist who specializes in background art. Coming from Poland he has been in Japan for a long time, some of his notable works include the background art for the popular movie Your Name. In this art book, he brings out the charm of retro stores in Japan, which are all real stores that you can visit in Tokyo. Comes with descriptions detailing the charm of each store written in both English and Japanese.
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    $34.00
  • step - Hisashi Eguchi illustration Book
    Hisashi Eguchi is a master manga artist who is known for his illustrations of female characters. He is known for his simple but cute illustrations of girls, inspired by American pop art. This art book features the latest illustrations from Eguchi from 2015 onwards, with a huge collection of illustrations of cute girls, to portraits of notable figures in Japan such as actors, comedians and artists
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    $28.50
  • Illustration Anatomy - Illustration Kaitai Shinsho
    For aspiring artists who just can't seem to get it right with body proportions when drawing, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing the human body. It has 178 pages that goes into great detail into anatomy, such as body shape and proportions, poses, muscle structure, framing and much more. This book has everything you need to master the basics of character drawing. You'll be able to finally draw all the characters you want after referencing this book!
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    $35.00
  • Inertia 67 Percent 4   Dasei 67 Percent vol. 4
    Yoshizawa is a college girl who has just moved in to her new room and her friends like to visit quite often, and hilarity ensues. Like trying to consult with her friends on how to draw dicks for her manga club, or her friends arriving while she's still half naked in bed with no underwear to put on. Many more adult problems with funny solutions in this ecchi slice of life comedy manga by Shimimaru. This is volume 4.
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    $8.00
  • Youryukai no Kemono Jijo vol. 2
    This is a rare treat for furry lovers, a manga by ukanmuri and Ryu Comics about a young man named Amu and his childhood friend / Sheep Dragon Girl named Shiira, who go on an adventure to find Shiira a husband. Lots of sexy furry girls in this 188 page manga waiting for you! This is volume 2.
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    $8.50
  • Re:Zero Collection
    Have you ever wondered how Ram and Rem would look like if they had long hair? For fans of ReZero, circle Gelatin* brings us a doujin art book which featuring Ram and Rem with long hair in various cute outfits and poses for us to enjoy looking at with beautifully colored full page illustrations.
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    $13.50
  • Rainy days never stay - Ame no Tsuyoi Hini
    Wow, Sake Harasu has made an amazing thing with this fabulous full color doujin artbook, showing images of Kyoto after rainy days have passed. The art is all breathtaking, and the printing quality fabulous. 36 pages total, large A4 (larger than the standard B5) printing size.
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    $22.00
  • Yomu 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
  • HIP×HIP×HIP 2
    A gorgeous original doujinshi, made by circle toi_et_moi, this book focuses on something we like very much, hips, which in Japanese means asses. This full-color glossy doujinshi is filled with wonderful pictures of girls showing their panties, their asses, their legs, everything we want to see. Don't miss this high quality book with excellent printing.
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    $12.85
  • Comic Yuri Hime Mar 2018
    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 Citrus, Netsuzou Trap, One Night Friend, and Mimi Mix, plus lots of other stories. 500+ pages, it's great!
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    $9.50
  • GIRLS KISS
    Fresh from the latest Comiket, here's another amazing non-h doujinshi by one of the best moe artist, Kantoku! This gorgeous full color 20 page doujinshi contains high quality illustrations of cute girls kissing you from your point of view or cute girls kissing other cute girls! Highly recommended!
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    $15.00
  • Japanese Culture Introduced in English All Color   E de Wakaru Eigo de Shoukai Suru Nihon Bunka
    This bilingual book is a great study aid for those looking to expand their Japanese vocabulary while also learning about the history and culture of Japan. Learn useful ninja phrases like katon no jutsu (escape by using a fire distraction), describe the steps of the sadoo (Japanese Tea Ceremony), learn the names of heroes in Japanese history, and discover the variety of foods that can be found in Japan -- all written in both English and Japanese.
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    $20.00
  • 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
  • Yomu Tights Runi
    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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    $14.00
  • Youryukai no Kemono Jijo vol. 1
    This is a rare treat for furry lovers, a manga by ukanmuri and Ryu Comics about a young man named Amu and his childhood friend / Sheep Dragon Girl named Shiira, who go on an adventure to find Shiira a husband. Lots of sexy furry girls in this 178 page manga waiting for you! This is volume 1.
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    $8.50
  • Bessatsu Dragon Age EX vol. 1
    This is a new spin-off title of the super-thick monthly manga magazine Dragon Age. Like the main magazine, it offers so many pages (over 800!) of top-quality Japanese comics, with a special emphasis on that exquisite combination of cool action and ecchi fanservice that people love. You also get cool omake (free stuff) every month! This month's cool omake is a huge reversible poster featuring Hattori Mitsuru and Mahou Shoujo Flaming Star!
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    $10.00
  • My First Girlfriend Is a Gal vol. 1 - Hajimete no GAL 1
    The story of a high school boy named Junichi who laments not having a girlfriend. When he decides to confess his feelings for Yukana Yame, a beautiful "gal" at hisch school, she scoffs at first, but agrees to be his girlfriend. The love story of Yame and Junichi (along with the many other girls who come into the story) is great. This is vol. 1 of the manga, in Japanese language.
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    $9.00
  • How to Draw Pop Girl's Sexy Pose
    If you want to learn an art style which is not your typical moe or bishoujo style, here's a really nice How to Draw book that teaches you to draw pop art style girls. Comes complete with fundamentals on how to draw various poses, body parts, and coloring. You'll be able to deepen your understanding of proportion and poses while drawing girls with sexy poses that really stand out from the rest with this amazing guide.
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    $26.50
  • Itazura - Minami Hoshino (Nogizaka 46)
    Minami Hoshino is a talented idol from Nogizaka46 who has just graduated in December 2017. With her leaving the idol group, she is free to further pursue her ambitions and she leaves us wondering what will her next step be as an actress and artist. In this photo book she uses her opportunity as a model to showcase her talents, with a ton of photo's for us to enjoy looking at.
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    $24.00
  • Grisaia Phantom Trigger Artbook Vol.2
    This 65 page full-color digital artbook features illustrations and background information on Phantom Trigger Vol.3! Features promotional artwork, character profiles, sketches and lineart, and a closer look at each heroine's weapons from Grisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol.3. Plus, a glossary of new terms from Vol.3 so you can stay up-to-date on the latest Phantom Trigger lingo! 709MB (PDF)
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    $7.00
  • Grisaia Phantom Trigger Artbook Vol.1
    This 64 page full-color artbook features illustrations and background information on the world of Grisaia: Phantom Trigger! Features character profiles, sketches and lineart, and a closer look at each heroine's weapons from Grisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol.1&2. Plus, a glossary of terms so you can brush up on your Phantom Trigger lingo! 865MB (PDF)
    Digital delivery
    $7.00
  • 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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    $10.00
  • Dengeki Bunko vol. 61 May 2018
    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 Sword Art Online Alternative "Gun Gale Online", Strike the Blood Third, Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens, Kino no Tabi, and other great series! For omake, you get a Dengeki Bunko Clear Bookmark Set. Issues limited, so don't miss it.
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    $9.50
  • Cosplay Mode May 2018
    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 posters, character info and full page illustrations from Fate/Apocrypha, Higurashi No Naku Koro ni, Naruto, Houshin Engi, Love Live!, SINoALICE, Vocaloid, Gintama, Owari no Seraph, Dragon Quest, and Touhou Project.
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    $9.25
  • Chotto Doki Doki suru Onnanoko no Shigusa wo Kaku Illust Pose Shu
    For aspiring artists who needs a little more information on to make their art better, here is another How to Draw art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing girls that will make your heart skip a beat. It has 162 pages of in depth study on poses seen daily to help you master drawing everyday poses that look natural and pleasing to the eyes such as. You'll be able to finally draw appealing everyday poses that will make people skip a heartbeat learning from this art book!
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    $32.00
  • Kanojo Zukan - Girls Art illustrator File
    Are you an aspiring artist looking for references or inspiration for your art work or someone who needs to contact an artist for some work done? If so, you'll want this huge and thick art book has compiled some of the best works of Japan's top professional illustrators, with a total of 99 artists contributing. Featuring a mind blowing lineup of great artists including Akabane, Ogino Atsuki, Saito, Kobuta, Ori, Hanekoto, Tyagoma, Houtengeki, Pom, Yom and more. This art book has 210 pages, filled not just with illustrations which is great for collectors, but also their contact information should you want to contact them for work.
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    $9.25
  • Iyanakao Sarenagara Opantsu Misete Moraitai Photographs
    One of the most popular doujinshi artbook in recent times is the Iyanakao Sarenagara Opantsu Misete Moraitai series, about various sexy girls showing off their panties while giving a disgusted or angry look. This is the live action photobook version of the famous doujin series with real cute Japanese girls showing off their cute or sexy panties while giving a disgusted or angry look. Featuring top models such as Moe Iori, Yuka Kuramochi, and Yuno Mizusawa as maids, JKs, gals, OLs, and nurses. Includes original illustrations by the original author of the series, Shimahara. 96 pages.
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    $32.00
  • 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 Mens Character (Face and Body ver.)
    A great item we have here for you moe anime male characters lovers! This thick artbook is a moe male character design database. With 175 pages of design references and advice about everything from facial features, postures and musculature, you'll discover how to create handsome male characters in Japanese manga fashion. It is a very good resource for those who wants to draw manga, and will also help you choose the right outfits for your male characters. An highly recommended quality item.
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    $26.00
  • citrus 1 - New 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. 1, 180 pages.
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    $9.25
  • How to Draw the Panties
    We got an awesome new How to Draw book and this time you will learn how to draw the holy grail of anime and manga... panties! This book specifically shows you the right techniques on how to effectively draw panties from all angles, in different designs, and worn by different body types. You will learn everything there is to know how to draw panties from the simple white panty to the more advance and complicated ones with patterns/designs and frilly laces. This is a great book for those who want to draw ecchi manga or illustrations. 80 pages.
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    $25.00
  • Imouto sae Irebaii Side Story vol. 1 - Imouto ni Sae Narebaii 1
    If you enjoy imouto (little sister) stories, especially the Imouto sae Ireba Ii, or A Sister's All You Need series, you'll enjoy this spin-off manga with tons of additional side stories which weren't included in the original with our favorite characters. Lot's of fun with new scenes in between the main story of the series for you to enjoy. This is volume 1.
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    $9.00
  • Elf can't on a Diet vol. 2
    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 two. Note: Contains nudity in a comedic way.
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    $8.50
  • Pretty and Loud years - Aya Uchida
    This is an outstanding photobook for seiyuu (voice actor) fans, featuring Aya Uchida, the cute and talented voice actress from Gunma (J-List's home prefecture). She's voiced Kotori from Love Live!, Kaban from Kemono Friends, Himawari from Vividred Operation, Arin from Trinity Seven, and more. She also loves her home prefecture Gunma and she has a local radio program in FM Gunma, which we love to listen every week. In this photobook, you get to see Aya in different clothes, locations, and poses, printed in glossy paper which are all amazing to look at. A wonderful treasure for you to keep.
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    $42.50
  • NANA -- Nana Asakawa
    Nana Asakawa is a talented idol from the idol group Super Girls who has reached the age of 18, meaning that she will be graduating from high school. To celebrate the event, she is releasing an amazing photo book for all of us to enjoy. In this photo book see a ton of high quality photo's with plenty of close up shots of her in a bikini by the beach, wearing sexy lingerie as well as cute and other sexy clothes around.
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    $35.00
  • 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