Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Eren 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 Eren Yaeger from Attack on Titan. Use them to learn Japanese! Contains 80 sheets.
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  • Mikasa 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 Mikasa Ackerman from Attack on Titan. Use them to learn Japanese! Contains 80 sheets.
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  • 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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  • Pokemon HIRAGANA Training Book
    Here's a cool and fun way of keeping you motivated to practice writing Japanese. Let Pikachu and other Pokemon help you learn hiragana with this fun workbook. The book shows you the stroke order of the characters and gives you a practice section on the bottom filled with cute illustrations of Pokemon to keep you motivated. A great study guide supplement to all studying the Japanese language.
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  • 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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  • Play with The Hundred Poems Card - Hyakunin Isshu
    Here's a really cool traditional game from Japan that's more than a thousand years old. It's called Hyakunin Isshu, and it's been around since Heian Peri there are 100 cards, all describing classic Japanese writers and historical people from the era, which Japanese are all as familiar with as Americans are with Thomas Paine or Benjamin Franklin. The kanji have hiragana written beside them, making this appropriate for use by students. org/kidsweb/cool/12-03-15/002.html
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Comic CUNE Mar 2019
    This is the January 2019 issue of Comic CUNE, pronounced "kyuuun," which is a sound of a soaring airplane, or a soaring heart, to the Japanese. The point of the magazine is to present the cutest and most popular 4-koma (for panel) manga comics in Japan today. Japanese language only. 350+ pages. This issue features many cute manga, including Nyanko Days, Otome Bare, Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san, Kudamimi no Neko, Kinjo no Nanako-san, Renai Kinshi Rakuen, Ayakashiko, and more. Plus you get a Shimeji Simulation Clear File Holder.
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  • Comic Cune April 2019
    This is the April 2019 issue of Comic CUNE, pronounced "kyuuun," which is a sound of a soaring airplane, or a soaring heart, to the Japanese. The point of the magazine is to present the cutest and most popular 4-koma (for panel) manga comics in Japan today. Japanese language only. 350+ pages. This issue features many cute manga, including Yuri Moyou, Gal to Otaku wa Wakariaenai, Shimeji Simulation, Hinako Note, Orenchi no Maid-san, Otome Bare, Kudamimi no Neko, and more.
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  • Hiragana Times Feb 2019
    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 #388 is a great one, with bilingual articles on the biggest snow festival in Japan, a capsule hotel with a zen theme, plus actual Japanese lessons for beginner learners. It's great!
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  • Hiragana Times Mar 2019
    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 #389 is a great one, with bilingual articles on the Katsushika Hokusai Exhibition, Moomin Theme Park, plus actual Japanese lessons for beginner learners. It's great!
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  • Mato Seihei no Slave vol. 1
    From the creator of popular series Majikoi and Akame ga Kill is a brand new fantasy manga by the master artist Takahiro. In a world where demonic portals has opened, only girls can harness the special powers needed to defeat the demons that pour out from the portal. One day our unlucky good for nothing protagonist finds himself trapped in the wrong side of the portal and is rescued by a pretty lady who turns him into her slave. What adventure awaits them in this new series. There are 5 chapters with over 180 pages for you to enjoy. This is volume 1.
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  • Coro Coro Comic Feb 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 Mirror Kirby sticker, Inazuma AC card, Duel Master Limited Edition SR Card, and a Super Smash Coro Coro Gag Brothers comic.
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  • 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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  • 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)
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  • Myojo August 2018
    Here's a great new issue of Myojo, the popular Japanese male idol magazine for everyone who loves Johnny's stars (who are managed by Johnny's Entertainment). Packed with interviews, photos and other information, this is the one magazine all fans of Arashi, Kat-Tun and other popular male idols must read. This issue features tons of information and photos of Hey! Say! JUMP, King & Prince, Sexy Zone, Johnny's WEST, and more, and everyone else in the Johnny's Entertainment universe. You also get a King & Prince / Tokyo B Shonen jumbo pinup poster!
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  • Pandora x Strip - Pansuto vol. 2
    "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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  • 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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  • Ero Manga Sensei vol. 7 -- Eromanga Sensei
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 7.
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  • Eromanga Sensei 8
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 8.
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  • ELFY 03 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. 3.
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  • Tanaka The Wizard the Comic vol. 3
    Second volume of the manga based on the Light Novel Series by Buncololi. Due to a mistake by God, Tanaka has died. As an apology, God has given Tanaka a second chance at life in a different world with some additional perks at his disposal to make his life easier. Comedy ensues as Tanaka explores the new world with his new found limitless powers to fulfill his desires. Drawn by Tokita Monta. Don't miss out on the opportunity to read this new ecchi, comedy, fantasy and harem series! This is volume 3.
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  • Fate Grand Order Comic Collection - Seihai Tansaku Side Stories
    Fans of Fate Grand Order will love this new manga which features a series of fun short stories with your favorite characters from the series going about their daily activities. Drawn by artist Naharu, this manga comes with 10 stories with 131 pages published by DNA Media Comics.
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  • Grand Journey - Fate/Grand Order Comic Anthology
    If you love Fate/Grand Order, here's a fun anthology comic for you, filled with lighthearted stories of your favorite characters by mangaka Yuri Ashida. The comic has 130 pages, and the kanji have hiragana (actually called furigana in this case) by them for easy reading. Published by DNA Media Comics.
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  • KanColle Anthology Comic 22 - Yokosuka Naval District ver.
    This is volume seven of the fantastic manga anthology of Kantai Collection, the popular online game full of cute WWII ship girls. Featuring a compilation of fantastic stories from brilliant manga artists with your favorite ship girls. Enjoy 17 lighthearted stories with amazing artwork and kawaii girls going about their daily lives. 146 pages.
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  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test N5   Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken JLPT N5
    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 N5 test.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Netsuzou Trap 6 (Yuri NTR) 6
    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 6.
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  • SSSS.GRIDMAN ANTHOLOGY
    If you love the SSSS.GRIDMAN series, here's the first official anthology comic for you, filled with some fantastic lighthearted comics of your favorite characters from the series by 12 different artists as well as unique full page illustrations from top illustrators such as Mago, Nijihashi Sora and many more. The comic has 142 pages, and the kanji have hiragana (actually called furigana in this case) by them for easy reading for beginners.
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  • MIST GEARS BLAST 1
    From Amano Yoichi and Tanaka Hajime is a brand new manga based on the popular smart phone game Mist Gears. Known as the Day of Purgatory, a deadly mist arrives, bringing along monsters and the fall of human civilization. Many years later, humanity begins a project to save the human race. Comes with 8 chapters with 196 pages. This is volume 1.
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  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test N4   Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken JLPT N4
    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 N4 test.
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  • Foolish!
    Published by Yurihime Comics, a publisher famed for yuri comics is a brand new manga by Porurin featuring cute girls doing cute things. While this manga series has no yuri in it, you can expect an amazing high paced slice of life comedy. Taking place in Mitsuha Academy, the event planners of the student council must plan fun events for the school to liven up the mood.
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  • Niiko Matome vol. 4 (Daily Life of NEET-chan)
    We love original stories that comes out of Comiket every year. Niiko Matome (Daily Life of NEET-chan) by artist Aldehyde with a collection of full color short stories with his original character going through daily life as a neet, it also features some full page illustrations, with each page beautifully colored.
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  • Dengeki Bunko Magazine Mar 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: Featured content from Boogie Pop Phantom, Girly Air Force, Sword Art Online, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Seishun Butayarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai, Strike the Blood, and other great series! For omake, you get a Dengeki Bunko 25th Anniversary Party Dress Character Clear Pop. Issues limited, so don't miss it.
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