Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • SUMMER VACATION
    If you like cute girls in swimsuits, you'll enjoy this full color doujinshi by circle Oracle Eggs. Every page is beautifully illustrated with tons of girls in swimsuits for you to enjoy looking on. Also included is some original character designs and other fan art from Granblue Fantasy.
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    $11.50
  • Kuro Tights (Black Tights) to Issho
    If you love black tights and has always wondered what kind of clothes pair well with them, doujin circle G-Size showcases them with amazing illustrations. Enjoy looking at examples of how tights look good with all attires, including blazers, swimsuits, hoodie dresses and lace panties.
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    $8.00
  • MOGAMI - Moga Mogami 2nd Photobook
    Here's a wonderful photobook from Moga, the super cute member of the idol group Dempagumi.inc, who is a talented actress, idol and "talent" in her own right. In this photobook you'll get the most wonderful photos of Mogami-chan, which are both sexy and wonderful. If you're a fan of this perfect Japanese idol, you will want this photobook for sure!
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    $36.85
  • Saya
    Here's a brand new manga by manga artist Yui Toshiki. Saya tells a story of a high schooler who has the powers to eliminate evil spirits with a sword he possesses. One day he finds a classmate being attacked by a demon and he rushes in to help her only to have his sword broken. This manga is a one shot with 9 chapters over 200 pages completing the story.
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    $8.50
  • Onnanoko Kawaii 2
    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, 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
  • Miku Hatsune GT Project 10th Anniversary Official Fanbook
    If you have been a fan of Miku, you'll know that she has been involved in the GT Project, and to celebrate her 10 year Anniversary an art book dedicated to the art created for the GT Project. The cover is illustrated by Tony Taka and the art book includes illustrations of many other artists such as redjuice and saitom as well as various cars, interviews, photo shoots on the tracks, Miku themed race queens and figures for fans to enjoy looking at.
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    $36.00
  • 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
  • Hiragana Times Mar 2018 NO. 377
    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 #377 is a great one, with bilingual articles on introducing methods to memorize numerals and money, how do the Japanese say I love you, and articles on recent Japanese trends, plus actual Japanese lessons for beginner learners. It's great!
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    $6.25
  • Comic Yuri-Hime April 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, Yume no Naka de Kimi wo Sagashite and Mimi Mix, plus lots of other stories. 500+ pages, it's great!
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    $10.50
  • 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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    $24.50
  • Coro Coro Comic Mar 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 a special Puzzle and Dragon Comics book.
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    $6.85
  • Dragon Age Mar 2018
    This super-thick monthly manga magazine is popular with J-List customers because 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! IN THIS ISSUE: New issues of great manga, including Trinity Seven, Gun x Clover, Maken-ki!, KONOSUBA, Triage X, Legend, Log Horizon, High School DxD, Cinema Complex!, and more! That's over 900 pages of manga total, all with full furigana kanji readings for Japanese learners. For omake, you get a special Trinity Seven poster. Wow!
    Out of stock
    $9.85
  • Fate Apocrypha Comic Anthology
    If you are a fan of the popular Fate series, this is an amazing manga anthology for you. Comes with 13 chapters over 160 pages, with plenty of top artists contributing such as Ichimi, Kou1, Gomashi, Bunko, Mizumi and many more with stories featuring all your favorite characters from the series.
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    $11.50
  • 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, 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 bonus Uta no Prince-sama Clear File.
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    $12.00
  • How to Draw Character Design and Illustration for Story
    For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you essential information, and how to draw character designs. It has 160 pages that goes into great detail on the process of character designing, from concept to finished art work. It also contains knowledge on the various types of approach to character design for different purposes as well as some tips, and tricks.
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    $28.50
  • How to Draw Girl's Daily Coordination - Onnanoko no Nichijou Coordinate Kakiwake Guide
    For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you essential information on a girl's daily wardrobe coordination, and how to draw them. It has 145 pages that goes into great detail on the process of choosing clothes for all 4 seasons as well as dressing up for various situations and occasions.
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    $25.00
  • NyanType Nov 2017
    This is a new issue of the super popular NyanType, a Megami-like magazine full of sexy girl character posters, articles on the latest bishoujo anime series, and more, which has become a bi-monthly magazine, appearing every other month. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Kantai Collection (KanColle), Tsuukaa, New Game!!, Imouto sae Ireba ii, Hajimete no Gal, Is the Order a Rabbit?, and Boku no Kanojo ga Majime Sugiru Shobicchi na Ken and much more. This issue comes with a KanColle Clear File and KanColle Memorial Pad.
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    $12.00
  • Ippo Nihongo Sanpo - Japanese Lessons for Daily Life Beginner 2
    One of the things that we get asked most in J-list is how to learn the Japanese language. Although a complex task, it is not impossible to learn on your own. This book aims to help beginners to reach their goals with a focus on common and practical phrases for daily life. The text is written in kana / kanji and romanized letters with visual aids to help you better learn the language in a fun and informative way. Comes with a free CD. Also great for those who are planning to visit Japan. 198 pages. This is volume 2.
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    $31.00
  • Koiuta -- Kina Kazuharu 2016-2017 Artbook
    This is a brand new art book featuring the art works of popular freelance illustrator Kina Kazuharu who has done illustrators for various trading card games, visual novels and light novels. Kina draws inspiration from the aura that young women possesses, especially those with long black hair wearing prim and proper uniforms. features illustrations that she has done over the year 2016 up to 2017.
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    $36.00
  • E2 (Etsu) Plus Feb 2018 vol. 14
    Fans of moe moe artwork will love E2, a quarterly magazine that brings you only the most kawaii anime girls. Each perfect-bound, A4-size issue features galleries of beautiful artwork from famous moe illustrators like Kantoku, Tenmu, and Nishimata Aoi, plus interviews and guides to drawing your own super-cute girls. You also get new issues of fun moe manga and previews of upcoming games! Each issue also comes with exclusive omake (free gifts) like large pin-up posters of cute and original anime girls. Immerse yourself in a world of bishoujo and moe beyond your wildest dreams with this excellent magazine. IN THIS ISSUE: Lots of awesome artwork and original content by Japan's top artist, with information on each artist and the characters in works they been creating. This magazine gives you tons of contents about your favorite artists, including large-scale visuals, interviews and Japanese, information on how to create art with analog or digital processes, and more. This issue comes with a free illustration book by Kina Kazuharu.
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    $6.00
  • Tara Duncan Artworks - Range Murata - Album illustre Tara Duncan
    Here's a brand new hard cover art book from master illustrator Range Murata who is well known both in Japan and in the US for his unique anime art style which stands out. This art book features all the illustrations that he did for the Japanese version of the popular French Tara Duncan novel series. Filled with tons of full page illustrations with high quality print. This is a must have for art book collectors.
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    $35.00
  • Megami Magazine Mar. 2018
    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 Beatless, Dagashi Kashi 2, Love Live! Sunshine!!, Violet Evergarden, Ryuuou no Oshigoto, Takunomi, UQ HOLDER!, A Sister's All You Need, Just Because!, Fate/Extra, Slow Start, Toji no Miko, Citrus, Killing Bites, Darlin in the Franxx, and more. In addition to all the awesome posters above, you get a huge double-sided poster featuring Highschool DXD Hero and a Girls und Panzer Final Booklet!
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    $15.00
  • Comic Alive Mar 2018
    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. Uchuu yorimo Tooi Basho, Non Non Biyori, Hai-Furi, Re:Zero, Gravity Daze 2, Yokoso Jitsuryoku Jojushugi no Kyoushitsu e, Girls und Panzer, KonoSuba, and more. This issue's bonus is very special, you get a large B2 poster featuring Yokoso Jitsuryoku Jojushugi no Kyoushitsu e and a D-Frag! manga!
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    $8.00
  • COSPLAY MODE Mar 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 costumes and more from Pop Team Epic, Touhou Project, Fate/stay night, Nier Automata, Danganronpa, Sword Art Online, SINoALICE, Osomatsu-san, Re:Creators, Monogatari Series and many more. This issue's cosplay pattern is from Houshin Engi.
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    $16.00
  • Furete Kuremasuka - Aya Kawasaki 1st Photobook
    Aya Kawasaki is a model and gravure idol who is gaining popularity in Japan recently and this is her first ever hard cover photo book. Filled with plenty of high quality photos, including some delicious sexy close up shots of her in various outfits including lingerie, casual clothes, dresses and even going nude.Great for Japanese idol photo book collectors.
    Restocking
    $43.00
  • Newtype Mar 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: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Pop Team Epic, Card Captor Sakura, Fate/Apocrypha, FATE/EXTRA CCC, Fate/grand order, Five Star Stories, March Comes like a Lion, Beatless, Darling in the Franxx, Code Geass and many more. This issue's omake is a The Five Star Stories B2 Poster.
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    $10.00
  • 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

  • Lingerie Girls
    If you like cute girls in lingerie, here's another great original full color doujinshi art book by circle Oracle Eggs. Using flowers as an inspiration, the artist draws a variety of sexy lingerie for cute girls to wear. Tons of cute girls in all kinds of situations and poses for you to enjoy.
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    $12.00
  • 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
  • Palette - illustrator lack Artworks
    "lack" is a prolific illustrator famous for his works on Fate/Grand Order, Duel Masters, Card Fight Vanguard, Future Card Buddy Fight, Lord of Vermillion, Chain Chronicle, and Shingeki no Bahamut. This artbook contains over 160 illustrations from all his popular works as well as original designs. A great artbook to add to your artbook collection. Get it while you can!
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    $34.00
  • 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
  • citrus 8 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. 8, 182 pages. Note that this is the limited ediiton with a separate cover and additional limited additional manga, which fans will want!
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    $18.00
  • da-kuro Artworks
    A talented illustrator with an amazing sense for color and character design this is the first illustration book by da-kuro featuring illustrations from 3 popular mobile games in Japan, Phantom of the Kill, For Whom the Alchemist Exists and Shinobi Nightmare. Comes in a large A4 size format, each page is filled with beautiful illustrations of characters, sketches and character designs for you to enjoy looking at and appreciating the artwork. Also includes a short interview with the artist where you might find some tips and inspiration.
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    $40.00
  • The Idol Master Cinderella Girls Visual Fan Book
    This is a great art book for fans of The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls anime, the official Visual Fan Book, which every fan will surely want to own. The book is 100+ pages of glossy color illustrations and official art, featuring all your favorite Cinderella Girls idols, artworks, seiyuu interviews, a catalog of merchandise, and special interview with popular artist May'n who's a fan of the anime and Rin Shibuya. A great artbook for all fans!
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    $42.00
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test N1 -- Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken JLPT N1
    Focuses on each aspect of the JLPT test: moji (characters), goi (vocabulary), bunnpou (grammar), chyoukai(listening comprehension), dokkai(reading comprehension). With drills, practice tests, a CD full of listening drills and just general good advice, you'll be one step closer to passing the JLPT. This book series was updated for the newest edition of the JLPT (N), so all the information is relevant to the modern test. This book focuses on the JLPT N1 test.
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    $8.50
  • How to Draw Girls Body Parts
    For artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing certain body parts of girls, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing girl body parts. It has 164 pages that goes into great detail regarding every body part of a girl from hair to breasts and legs. You'll be able to finally draw girls that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
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    $32.00