Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Melty Crown Vol.1
    If you love illustrations of cute girls, the folks over at doujin circle Hiyoko Sabure has a new doujinshi art book featuring character designs of school girl characters which they've created, from senpai characters to classmates and kouhai characters in various costumes, some of which are a bit sexy but still SFW. 12 pages, all full color.
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    $12.00
  • MUSHIMARO ART SELECTION goethe
    This is a gorgeous doujin artbook by Mushimaro, the artist known for his awesome card illustrations in the hit mobile game Rage of Bahamut. This book showcases his original creations with character profiles, short stories, and how he designed them. Printed in huge glossy A4 paper. 48 pages. Brought to you by doujin circle Usagigoya.
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    $25.00
  • Adorable
    If you love illustrations of cute kemonomimi girls, the talented artists over at doujin circle Alice Syndrome has a new original doujinshi art book featuring cute kemonomimi girls which they've created, wearing cute dresses and other sexy costumes while posing provocatively. 8 pages, all in full color.
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    $13.00
  • 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
  • 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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    $8.00
  • Love me for What I am. 01 - Fukakai na Boku no Subeteo 1
    This is Kata Konayama's first manga volume, about an eccentric and lonely girl named Mogumo who never identifies herself as a boy or girl so she uses both gender's toilets and refers to herself as "boku," which is usually used by boys. She gets mistaken for a trap by her classmate and gets invited to work at an otokonoko maid cafe. Enjoy the wacky antics of Mogumo and how she seeks for someone who can accept her for who she is. 6 chapters, 150+ pages. Published by MeDu Comics. This is volume one.
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    $9.50
  • Moekana 2nd Edition   Learn Hiragana with Mirai-chan
    The Goodsmile Company teams up with Danny Choo and Culture Japan to bring you this series of moe moe flash cards to help you memorize your hiragana alphabet. Each of the cards features a hiragana character, a simple vocab word to help you remember it, and a kawaii illustration starring one or more of Culture Japan's adorable mascot characters - Mirai Suenaga, Haruka Suenaga, and Kanata Hoshikawa. What a great way to study Japanese! cat1a
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    $16.50
  • Star Ocean anamnesis Official Artworks
    Star Ocean anamnesis is the hugely popular mobile game by Square Enix. This is a mind-blowingly awesome artbook capturing all information and beautiful art from the game, throughout 270+ pages. Includes many illustrations from the game series, including all characters, worlds, events, and items plus promotional art. Great for fans!
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    $44.00
  • Take Note
    This is a nice doujin artbook by circle Aoiro Clip, featuring a cute original virtual Youtuber illustrated by Takehana Note. Enjoy high quality illustrations this gotich nekomimi Vtuber in full color. A great item for art collectors and fans of virtual Youtubers. 12 pages.
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    $14.00
  • Tamaki's LIFE (Otokonoko Vtuber)
    From the creator of the cross dressing comedy anime and manga series Himegoto, comes this fun new otokonoko doujinshi. Introducing Tamaki Inuyama, an otokonoko virtual Youtuber, enjoy his funny stories in 4koma format. A great new otokonoko doujinshi for fans! 20 pages.
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    $12.50
  • FGO MM3
    We have another Fate Grand Order doujinshi for fans fresh from Comiket 95. Produced by circle Royal Milk, which by the name of the circle will probably give off what they appreciate about the female body, this full color A4 doujinshi art book has plenty of beautifully drawn sexy illustrations of your favorite characters from the series flaunting off their large assets for you to enjoy looking at. 15 pages.
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    $12.50
  • 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
  • Comptiq April 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, Fate/stay night, Kizuna Ai, and Kantai Collection. It also features posters, including a goant poster for the fun quiz RPG called Kuroneko no With. It's so cute!
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    Regular Price: $12.50

    Special Price $10.00

  • Animedia April 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!
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    Regular Price: $12.50

    Special Price $11.50

  • Japan Nostalgic Car Taizen
    Fans of old sports cars will enjoy this fantastic new magazine published by Tatsumi Mook. Featuring all the amazing sport cars of the yesteryear that will invoke your nostalgic emotions. Look at the amazing sports cars by Honda, Subaru, Toyota, BMW, Lotus and many more. 130 pages.
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    $18.50
  • 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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    $9.00
  • 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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    $6.50
  • 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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    $9.00
  • Genki 2 (Second Edition) Textbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 2 Textbook
    The Genki Japanese textbooks series is the most successful Japanese study textbook series in the world because it gives the best results, and with the new second edition, the series is even better! This is the Genki II Second Edition textbook, a complete approach to learning Japanese. Divided into ten chapters that continue where the last book left off, you get everything with this series: sample conversations, vocabulary, kanji, easy to understand explanation of grammar that's really outstanding. It comes with all the audio for the listening practice sections on an included MP3 CD-ROM. 380 pages.
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    $45.00
  • Genki Answer Key (Second Edition)   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese   Answer Key (for both Genki I and Genki II)
    The Genki Japanese textbooks series is the most successful Japanese study textbook series in the world because it gives the best results, and with the new second edition, the series is even better! This is the Genki II Second Edition answer key, which provides clear, concise answers to all the questions and quizzes in the textbook and workbook. 75 pages.
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    $12.00
  • Try! Japanese language proficiency test N4
    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 in order to tackle the Japanese Language Proficiency Test. The book contains all the grammar structures, reading and listening practice that you will need to further improve your Japanese with all the essential explanations you need to understand them to the best. The book includes some 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. This book is for the Beginner N4 difficulty.
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    $27.50
  • Karutake
    Fate/Grand Order is super hot among doujin artists and we make sure to showcase their amazing art here at J-List. This is an outstanding doujin artbook by circle Konekoneko and COCOB featuring your favorite Fate/Grand Order characters in full color artwork. A perfect item for fans of Fate/Grand Order! 20 pages.
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    $22.50
  • Uchi Hime - Norio Tsukudani Artworks
    Fans of popular mobile game Uchi no Hime-san ga Ichiban Kawaii will love this new full color doujinshi art book by circle Norio Ikeru and artist Tsukudani Norio. Featuring your favorite princesses such as Milky Frever, Robin Doubt, Justy Lady, and more in cute and sexy costumes for you to enjoy looking at in full color. 28 pages.
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    $14.50
  • Maria 18 anos - Maria Makino (Morning Musume 19) photobook
    Maria Makino is a talented idol from the popular idol group Morning Musume '19 who has just turned 18 recently. What better way to celebrate it then to release a new photo book with tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at? In this photo book she poses for us in casual wear and bikini around the beautiful beach of Cuba. Softcover and also comes with a making of DVD.
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    $36.50
  • POSING toi_et_moi 2
    Here's a doujinshi artbook featuring the original artworks of Kuro from the doujin circle toi_et_moi. The theme of this book are poses and focuses on the beauty of the poses an ordinary girl with a variety of clothes with illustrations accompanied by his thoughts on why they are attractive. He gives his thoughts on why such poses are done and how they behave in them. 20 pages, all full color.
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    $26.00
  • Drink! Drink! Drink!
    If you are an appreciator of great art work, you need this illustration book by circle Marinka Project in your collection. This is a doujinshi artbook featuring high detail, full color illustrations of original characters in various fashions. A great book to add to your art book collection! 12 pages.
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    $13.50
  • Necomix 5 Game club project and Cocoa music Fanbook
    If you are a fan of Japanese Virtual Youtubers, here's a great doujinshi artbook by circle Necomicle which is packed with beautiful full page and spread of illustrations of Virtual Youtubers such as Game Club Project and Cocoa Music. You'll be sure to enjoy looking the beautiful illustrations in this huge A4 format doujinshi artbook. 16 pages, all full color.
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    $12.50
  • OKAZU
    This is a nice doujinshi artbook from circle Omochiya san featuring the artworks of kakage, sola, doushimasho, and HAPISAMU. Enjoy top quality art of your favorite characters from Grandblue Fantasy, the Fate series, and IDOLM@STER. 36 pages, full color with rough illustrations included.
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    $27.00
  • SCARLET 1
    Here's a brand new manga by the new upcoming artist Chiri Yuino. This manga tells the story of a mysterious girl in red cape and her companion, as they travel around in search for a strange substance in order to protect people, with occasional yuri elements. Published by Yuri Hime Comics, there are 5 chapters with 158 pages.
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    $9.50
  • Onnanoko Tachino HIMITSU - Yuri Photobook
    This is an outstanding photobook which focuses on cute Japanese girls and yuri scenes. This perfect bound lets us enjoy two cute girls getting intimate with each other in various locations and situations. It's an amazing sight to see cute Japanese models get close and touch each other which is super hot. A magnificent selection of photos full of cuteness and sexiness from Japan.
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    $28.00
  • 12 Colors Start! First Copic illustration Official Guide Book
    Copic is a brand of marker pen from Japan by Too and their markers are the markers of choice for professional manga artists because of their superior line quality, precise tip sizes, and long lasting inkwells. This how-to-draw book will show you how to properly use these great marker pens like the professional manga artists in Japan. Start from scratch and work your way up to advance techniques, this book is perfect for beginners with lots of detailed photos and easy to follow instructions. 66 pages. The book recommends you have a 12 color set of Copic pens for coloring these illustrations.
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    $12.50
  • BACKGROUND ARTWORKS - mocha
    This is a gorgeous artbook featuring background illustrations by the artist known as "mocha,' with 180 paintings divided into 4 themes: Sky, Fantasy, Scenes, and Ruins. Also included in the artbook are bilingual (Japanese and English) explanations of how mocha created those backgrounds for aspiring artists to learn or people who are curious how mocha came up with these amazing backgrounds. A great new artbook from Japan!
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    $36.00
  • Drawing Men's Hips (Butts)   Otoko no Oshiri no Kakikata
    For all fujoshi looking to improve their skills in drawing, check out this outstanding How to Draw Manga book that focuses on one of the most important part of a man's anatomy, the "hip" (aka the ass or butt). Featuring tons of poses for you to study and learn in various angles, positions, and situations. Contains useful information that will improve your technique like proper anatomy, correct use of perspectives, and professional tips from the best BL artists in Japan. 64 pages.
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    $20.00
  • 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
  • Hobby Japan April 2019
    Hobby Japan is your figure and model monthly bible, dedicating half of it's content to amazing Gundam figures, alongside with other sections focusing on new Revoltech action models, Macross goods, but also a huge Bishoujo figure feature, showcasing the all the latest gorgeous female characters statues and Nendoroid toys. It's a snapshot of everything that's popular in figures this month, and you will treasure it. In this issue: See tons of beautiful figures and plastic models including Gundam, Frame Arms Girl, Code Geass, Space Battleship Yamato 2022, Girls und Panzer, SSSS.GRIDMAN, Kamen Rider, and more!
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    $12.00
  • SUKABU ARTBOOK - Mechanical Landscape
    This is an amazing art book for mecha fans by the talented artist Sukabu. In this art book, enjoy looking at a fantastic collection of his mecha art works, from landscapes to girls, robots and vehicles, there's plenty to look at and admire for mecha fans. Each illustration is filled with stunning details of mechanical parts for fans.
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    $34.00