Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • The Doctor for Monster Girls vol. 1
    Fans of monster girls will enjoy this new fantasy manga series. In a world where monsters and humans coexists, the need for a doctor specializing in treating monster girls is needed. Follow the adventures of Doctor Glen as he treats several monster girls as he travels together with his lamia assistant. Published by Ryu Comics. This is volume 1 with 9 chapters and over 170 pages.
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    $9.25
  • The Mother of Cosplayer Full Color Collection
    From doujin circle Macha Aji is a fantastic color doujinshi featuring cosplay themes. In this doujinshi, you get to read a series of cute short stories of how a cute mother and daughter enjoy cosplaying together in events. Have fun looking at all the various costumes that they dress up in!
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    $14.00
  • 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
  • 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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    $8.50
  • Model Graphics Feb 2019
    In the world, there are cool things and then there are cool things. Model Graphix, a great magazine dedicated to bringing you information on the very best anime toys and models, with every issue just overflowing with fabulous pictures of the coolest items from Japan: completed models, garage kits, limited edition toys and mass-produced figures, and more! - This issue features an article about filtering for beginners, and tons of models and toys including Gundam, Girls und Panzer, Star Wars, and more.
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    $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
  • 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
  • UTB+ Feb 2019 Special Issue
    UTB+ is the special issue of the famous magazine here in Japan, covering latest topics about famous idols like Shokotan, Nozomi Sasaki and more with superb full size gravure pictures, drama and movie actresses, famous music bands like Perfume and many more. Get your dose of Japanese pop culture every month with this magazine that's full of info, interviews, trends and beautiful visuals of your favorite idols. This month features a host of high quality models with plenty of cute girls such as Sayuri Inoue, Rena Yamazaki, Miho Watanabe, Haruka Fukuhara, Ruko Ogino, Sakura Oda, and many more. The free gift in this issue is 2 special posters of the Nogizaka46 girls.
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    $12.50
  • UTB vol. 274 - Up to Boy Feb 2019
    UTB (Up to Boy) is a famous magazine here in Japan, covering latest topics about famous idols like Shokotan, Nozomi Sasaki and more with superb full size gravure pictures, drama and movie actresses, famous music bands like Perfume and many more. Get your dose of Japanese pop culture every month with this magazine that's full of info, interviews, trends and beautiful visuals of your favorite idols. This month features a host of high quality models, with plenty of cute girls such as Yuuki Yoda, Reno Nakamura, Ayano Christie Yoshida, Yurina Gyoten, Mariya Nagao, Ayaka Umeda, and many more. The free gift in this issue is 2 special posters of the Nogizaka46 girls.
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    $16.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nakayoshi Jan 2019
    Nakayoshi is one of Japan's oldest and best manga magazines, first published by Kodansha since 1954. For over 50 years, Nakayoshi has carried only the best shoujo manga, including timeless series like Princess Knight, Sailor Moon, Magic Knight Rayearth, and Cardcaptor Sakura plus other popular shoujo manga such as Hugutto Precure and Cells at Work. Each issue brings you over 400 pages of today's cutest manga for girls, with full furigana (kanji pronunciation guides) that make it easy to read for Japanese learners. You also get news, previews, and exclusive omake gifts that you won't find anywhere else. Experience the beauty of Japan's shoujo manga culture with the latest issue of Nakayoshi. IN THIS ISSUE: Enjoy new chapters of excellent manga, plus a wonderful gift: a special Card Captor Sakura Pouch.
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    $7.50
  • 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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    $8.50
  • Mon shou shou Collection
    If you love cute illustrations of kemonomimi girls, you'll want to get your hands on this fantastic doujinshi art book by doujin circle W.label. Designed like a fashion magazine, this doujinshi art book introduces you to two very cute kemonomimi girls Miel and Lunetta with plenty of illustrations.
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    $13.25
  • How to Draw - Hands, Gestures, Poses illustration Pose Book
    Drawing hands can be a challenge for an artist. This how to draw book has plenty of tips and pointers for you to start out, such as the correct way to draw hands, gestures, and all sorts of poses for any situation. Comes with a CD with 350 illustrations for your reference. Start drawing hands like a pro today!
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    $26.00
  • Whip and Cream
    Fans of Abigail Williams from Fate Grand Order will not want to miss out on this fantastic doujinshi art book by artist Toho. In this doujinshi enjoy looking at not only his beautiful illustrations that capture Abigail's cuteness, there is also a work in progress showing how he achieved the end result, perfect for fellow artists to reference.
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    $12.50
  • Hitori Asobi
    This is a collection of short, funny stories by the author of the popular manga series Kairaku Historie, Hitori. Enjoy a variety of interesting and funny stories from a group of aliens observing a NEET girl to God descending on earth and reacting to a trap. If you love wacky adventures and Japanese humor, you will like this manga. 155+ pages.
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    $12.00
  • Irodori Midori
    From doujin circle Sympathy is a new original full color doujinshi art book featuring 4 cute school girls in their iconic sailor uniform. Each spread is dedicated to one of the girls with a full page illustration as well as a page of the girl in her normal clothes as well.
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    $10.00
  • Learn Sniper Techniques from Illustrations -- Moe Encyclopedia
    This is a cool "moe encyclopedia" illustrated artbook that gives actual, real information about interesting topics, but with acute "moe" artwork. This book covers modern sniper rifles, and is filled with accurate, interesting information about all of the world's most powerful long-range weapons. The book is divided into several segments, European sniper rifles used in all European countries, plus weapons used by the US Armed Forces, and Japan and other Asian countries. There is also information on different types of sniper shooting, the different environmental factors that can affect shooting, and more. While the text is in Japanese, the headers are in English, so you can understand each topic. Very nice artwork, perfect for "military otaku." 160 pages.
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    $22.00
  • 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
  • Touhou Kigichou - Digital Illustration Technique
    Fans of Touhou will want to get this amazing new How to Draw Art Book. This outstanding guide book to using Clip Studio Paint to draw your favorite Touhou characters. In this book are tons of guides on how to use Clip Studio Paint and it's overall functions plus how to draw some Touhou characters such as Reimu, Marisa and Patchouli. The amount of material in the book is incredible with 7 chapters, mainly focusing on how to setup Clip Studio Paint, how to draw rough sketches, line art, anime style coloring and brush coloring. 130 pages.
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    $24.00
  • How to Draw Underwear - Shitagi no Kakikata
    Here's another fun How to Draw book that's destined to bring a lot of joy to budding artists: How to Draw Underwear, which is filled with illustration tips on how to conceptualize and draw cute girls in cute bra and panties, as well as hunky guys too. Lots of attention is given to understanding the purpose of underwear, for those of us who don't have boobs and there's a guide to understanding how cup sizes and "three size" measurements work in the real world. Different types of bras, different types of panties, how panty stockings work, what kinds of frills, ribbons, and more are common on female underwear, plus how to draw the various types of male underwear. There are many concrete examples, from poses to coloring to showing the way breasts punch up depending on the bodies posed. A wonderful book! 130 pages.
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    $26.85
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hiragana Times Jan 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 #387 is a great one, with bilingual articles on Sumo exhibition, phrases that took 2018 by storm, plus actual Japanese lessons for beginner learners. It's great!
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    $6.00
  • Dengeki G's Magazine Feb 2019
    The latest edition of Dengeki G's is here! Coming to you every other month, this moe magazine is known for the high-quality omake extras that come with every issue, as well as for it's top coverage of the latest bishoujo game and moe anime news, plus free stuff for fans. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Love Live! Sunshine!!, BanG Dream! 2nd Season, Release the Spyce, Sword Art Online Alicization, Tenka Hyakken, Girls und Panzer, and more. You also get awesome free omake gifts, a large Love Live! Sunshine!! B2 poster and Love Live! Sunshine!! Mini Clear File.
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    $14.00
  • 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
  • FABULOUS COSPLAY WORLD
    Fans of cosplay photo books will want to get their hands on this new hardcover photo book featuring the famous Kano Sisters, Kyoko Kano and Mika Kano who are very well known mainstream celebrities in Japan. Enjoy looking at some amazing sexy cosplay, from Hatsune Miku to Galaxy Express 999, there’s plenty of photos to look at over 100 pages.
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    $44.00
  • The First Japanese Textbook for Foreigners in English
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials, and now here's a new one: The First Japanese Textbook for Foreigners in English. The book is specifically geared towards self-study, with lessons in English which explain the Japanese grammar in English, which is good for keeping up with the lessons. 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, too, right inside the book.
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    $36.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Relax Pose Catalogue 2 - Daratto Shita Pose Catalogue 2
    J-List stocks a lot of fun How to Draw books, which help you become a better artist. Here's a new Pose Catalog series release that shows us how to draw normal, everyday poses: men and women lazing around the house, relaxing on furniture, lying in bed, lying on the sofa, sitting on stairs. Lots of art for you to copy and work with to become a better artist! 244 pages, with more than 800 poses presented!
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    $38.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • Intermediate Kanji book vol. 2 - Kanji 1000 Plus
    For those learning intermediate Kanji, it could be quite difficult as there are so many characters that one might not know where to start. This book aims to teach you 1000 intermediate Kanji that are used in everyday life. It has everything you need to learn such as the On & Kun readings, order strokes, reading & writing exercises and more. After finishing this book, you will be able to read and write 1000 intermediate Kanji. A must have for those studying Japanese. This is volume 2.
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    $42.00