Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • 104th Training Corp Diecut Blank Flash Cards   Attack on Titan
    In Japan, students study a lot, and one way they manage it is by coming up with great strategies for learning. One trick they've created are little blank study cards, white cards on a detachable ring for studying vocabulary, grammar points, and more. Here's a great set of Japanese-style study cards for you, complete with a cute image and cut out of the 104th Training Corps from Attack on Titan. Use them to learn Japanese! Contains 80 sheets.
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    $2.50
  • 20 -twenty- SIMPLE EDITION -- Toume Kei illustrations
    Toume Kei is a veteran manga artist who has been in the industry since 1992 who is famous for manga such as Kurogane and Lament of the Lamb. This is an amazing art book celebrating her 25 year anniversary. Comes with 151 of her unique illustrations from 1995 to 2013. This art book also comes with an interview corner. The art book's cover is printed on a linen textured paper which is a nice touch to complement the cover art.
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    $58.00
  • 7 Colors
    7 Colors is a brand new full color Kancolle doujinshi released by doujin circle VALRHONA for Comiket 94. If you're a fan of the series, you'll want to have a look at this as it features plenty of cute ship girls illustrated in a summer theme perfectly for you to enjoy.
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    $10.00
  • 88 Basic Patterns for Japanese Conversation
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials to help those who want to learn Japanese. Here is a new textbook for you to level up your Japanese. 88 Basic Patterns for Japanese Conversation. The book will further improve your Japanese with frequently used sentence patterns to master speaking Japanese like a native, along with explanations and similar expressions in English, which is good to deepen your understanding of the language. The book includes romaji, that is, Romanized Japanese text as well as the original hiragana, katakana and kanji, to help you read. Includes an audio CD inside the book.
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    $25.00
  • ADAMAZEIN - LeChat
    This is a fabulous photobook featuring singer and cosplayer "LeChat," who is super hot and she loves beautiful things and horror themes. Be amazed at LeChat's stylish cosplay from bright and colorful to dark and gothic. An amazing photobook for fans of cosplaying and beautiful girls.
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    $32.00
  • Adekan Visual Book
    Look no further if you are a fan of fan service laden historical shoujo manga Adekan. Nao Tsukiji is known for the intricate details of patterns in her art work as well as her illustrations of beautiful men and this art book has plenty of them. The construction of the art book is also amazing as it is a hard cover art book which is thread binded, a traditional and rather time consuming process which strengthens the binding of a book more than other binding methods used today. It also comes with a protective cover to protect the art book.
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    $33.00
  • After School Strip vol. 1
    For fans of moe girls out there, KR Comics has a new 4koma manga with some minor yuri elements added in for more fun and exciting moments in this comedy series. Enjoy reading this light hearted manga by Wakadori Nicomi of a group of high school girls in an art class that designs sexy underwear with plenty of moe stuff happening.
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    $10.85
  • AM/PM -- Mirai Shida
    Mirai Shida is a popular award winning Japanese Actress who is known for her role in the popular TV series The Queen's Classroom as well as her voice acting role in movies such as The Secret World of Arrietty. There are tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at what goes on in her daily schedule. She poses for us in her daily clothes, dresses and more, you'll enjoy this hard cover photo book.
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    Regular Price: $40.00

    Special Price $36.00

  • Angel plus Kareshi
    For fans of Boy's Love here is an amazing collection of short BL stories published by Poe Backs. Enjoy reading a huge collection of stories with 24 contributing artists such as Mitsuru, Chadako, Imura, Reiji, Rikko, Tanuki, Yumino Tamami and many more over 164 pages.
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    $12.25
  • 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
  • Animedia August 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 Baki, Free!, Gintama, Detective Conan, Attack on Titan, Gegege no Kitarou, Shinya! Tensai Bakabon, IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls Movie, Cardcaptor Sakura, Yama no Susume and more. You also get lots of extras, like an Attack on Titan Clear File, Popular Seiyuu Data File book, and lots of posters.
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    Regular Price: $12.00

    Special Price $10.00

  • Animedia Feb 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 Strike the Blood, Gintama, Detective Conan / Case Closed, Sword Art Online, IDOLM@STER, Card Captor Sakura, Kemono Friends, and SSSS.GRIDMAN. There are 14 posters plus a great pull out book for you to read and enjoy.
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    $12.25
  • Appealingirls 02
    Here's a great new doujinshi art book released by master artist Amamitsuki for fans of cute girls. In this doujinshi he shows us through his illustrations what makes girls appealing to us in a variety of poses and angles, sometimes with a glimpse of some panties. It even comes with 2 clear file holders.
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    $28.00
  • Azur Lane First Anniversary Art Collection
    This massive official art book is the perfect item for fans of Azur Lane. This First Anniversary Art Collection comes with it's own protective box and is jam packed with all the best illustrations of every single ship girl in the series. Enjoy looking at all the fantastic character art works as well as full page illustrations in this art book with an amazing total of 338 pages.
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    $46.00
  • Back Stage! vol. 3
    This is a brand new original manga written by Okushou and drawn by Niimaru Yuu, published by Zenon Comics. The story revolves around the darker side of the idol show business. Our main heroine is the manager for an upcoming idol group named "Milestone", who gets into a difficult position after the idols failed to gain popularity. Unless they pay back the money the company has invested in them, they will have to debut as AV actresses. This is volume 3.
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    $10.50
  • Barrage - Rei Hiroe Artworks
    Rei Hiroe is a name that might ring a few bells for old school anime fans. Well known for his art works for Black Lagoon, Ray Field, Shook Up, Fate/stay night and many more, this is his new gorgeous artbook. The art book is filled with tons of unique illustrations from the many manga and anime series he worked on. Also included are 4 chapters of his original manga Phantom Bullet as well as a special interview with the artist himself.
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    $32.00
  • Basic Kanji Drill New -- 1st 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 first 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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    $2.85
  • 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
  • Battle Spirits illustrations Diva Designs
    If you love collecting art books which features a ton of cute illustrations of girls, this may be a good addition to your current collection. This is the art book of Battle Spirits, a fairly known trading card game in Japan. Jam packed with tons of cute illustrations featuring the works of artists such as Akabane, Nimoshi, Compta, Refeia and many more for you to enjoy.
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    $35.00
  • Black Color
    If you love looking at illustrations of cute girls, here is a new original doujinshi art book by doujin circle Day After Day. Enjoy looking at cute original character designs inspired by colors. Also included are the illustrator's notes on how he did the illustration.
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    $12.85
  • Bomb Feb 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 Yui Oguri, the top SKE46 stars, and more.
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    $12.00
  • Breakin' Girls! vol. 1
    This is a fun new manga by kirikirimai and Manga Time KR Comics about a girl named Hana Ninomiya who discovers the charm of break dancing and establishes a break dancing club at her school. If you like to see cute girls do cute break dancing then this manga is for you! 5 chapters and 140+ pages.
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    $8.00
  • Can you sell it to me? - Watashini Karada, Utteminai?
    If you are looking for a story intense yuri manga, here's a popular yuri manga by Haiji Sanada published by Yurihime Comics. Everything was perfect for Tsukasa until one day her mom passes away in an accident and her dad ran away after borrowing money from the yakuza. One day she is visited by the yakuza asking for the money her dad took in her torn down apartment. She meets the beautiful Reiko who then asks her if she would sell herself to her. Comes with 6 chapters over 198 pages completing the entire story.
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    $12.00
  • 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
  • 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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    Regular Price: $42.00

    Special Price $38.00

  • Coccon Compile 2
    Selector infected WIXXOS and Lostorage incited WIXOSS fans, don't miss out on this! Popular illustrator MayusakiYuu brings us this fully colored doujinshi artbook featuring various LRIG characters from the moe card game series. 30 pages of high quality printing and artwork. Great for collectors!
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    $18.85
  • Comic Dengeki Daioh August 2018
    Dengeki ("electric shock" in English) is popular for it's gaming magazines and reviews. This is the monthly Dengeki Comic Daioh, a thick, slick, hip magazine featuring some of the best artists and stories in Japan today. Written with full furigana (hiragana kanji readings) to help those learning Japanese, this telephone book-sized magazine features dozens of different manga and specials, plus news, posters, and more! Besides higher quality printing than almost any other monthly comic, you get furigana (hiragana) listed beside kanji, to make reading easier. Over 800 pages a month -- a massive treat for manga collectors who want to stay on the bleeding edge of modern Japanese manga! In this issue: Enjoy new chapters of excellent manga like Mitsuboshi Colors, Eromanga Sensei, Sora to Umi no Aida, Yagate Kimi ni Naru, Sekai Ichi Muzukashii Galge, Ichigo Mashimaro, Toradora, and more. You get a clear file from Boogie Pop vs Imaginator too!
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    $8.50
  • Composition of illustrations Complete Master
    J-List stocks many great "how to draw," spending many different areas of art, one of the most important is how illustrations are closed and structured. That's the subject of this book, it gives you lots of points about how to set up a really good illustration, how to "see" the segmentation that in the image, where to place your subjects, how to handle camera angles, and more. 128 pages, with lots of color.
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    $26.00
  • 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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    $12.00
  • 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
  • Coro Coro Comic Jan 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 Kirby original sticker, Duel Master cards, Pokemon Ga-Ole Mewtwo Disk Ticket, and a Super Smash Brothers Ultimate poster.
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    $7.25
  • 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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    Regular Price: $24.00

    Special Price $20.40

  • 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
  • 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
  • Cure Feb 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 Dog in the PWO, Diaura, REIGN, KRAD, and DAMY.
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    $10.00
  • Dengeki Daioh Feb 2019
    Dengeki ("electric shock" in English) is popular for it's gaming magazines and reviews. This is the monthly Dengeki Comic Daioh, a thick, slick, hip magazine featuring some of the best artists and stories in Japan today. Written with full furigana (hiragana kanji readings) to help those learning Japanese, this telephone book-sized magazine features dozens of different manga and specials, plus news, posters, and more! Besides higher quality printing than almost any other monthly comic, you get furigana (hiragana) listed beside kanji, to make reading easier. Over 800 pages a month -- a massive treat for manga collectors who want to stay on the bleeding edge of modern Japanese manga! In this issue: Enjoy new chapters of excellent manga like Hello,Hello and Hello, Yagate Kimi ni Naru, Eromanga Sensei, Mitsuboshi Colors, Ichigo Mashimaro, To Aru Kagaku no Railgun, Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei, and more. You also get a Boogiepop wa Warawanaivs Imaginator January 2019 Sticker.
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    $8.50