Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Genki Plus: Kanji Look and Learn  Workbook
    A very handy workbook for the new Genki Plus kanji study system. Each section is divided into 16 kanji to learn, split into subsections of 8 kanji each. With a total of 32 different lessons to work through, this is an excellent guide that will help you get your foot in the door of mastering one of the most difficult written languages in the world. 178 pages. From The Japan Times.
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    $16.00
  • JLPT N4, N5 Textbook with CD   Goukaku Dekiru Nihongo Nouryoku Shiken N4, 5
    Here's a great book to help anyone planning on taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (Nihongo Noryoku Shiken, JLPT), a textbook that will guide you through all the grammar, kanji, vocabulary and everything else you will need, including listening skills, thanks to the included 2-cD set that the book comes with. This is for levels N4 and N5 (the new JLPT levels 4 and 5), the easiest two levels in the test. Outstanding content, with 220+ pages of material to work through, all in Japanese so you won't be distracted with your native language. Answers to the test questions are provided too.
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    $35.00
  • Understanding through pictures 1000 KANJI
    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 learn to read and understand Kanji characters as if they are pictures. For example, understanding that the character for "tree" looks like a tree, and the character for "run" looks like a person running. Best of all, this book features 1000 kanji's which is from JLPT N2 to N5. So just by using this book you can be extremely fluent in the language even without a teacher!.
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    $32.00
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Vmemo - nijisanji
    This is a nice doujin artbook by circle 763 bou, featuring the cute virtual Youtubers of the Nijisanji company. Enjoy high quality illustrations of Mito Tsukino, Higuchi Kaede, Shizuka Rin, and Moruru Yamiyono in full color. A great item for art collectors and fans of virtual Youtubers. 16 pages.
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    $12.00
  • How to Draw Manga -- Moe Futari no Kakikata   Onnanoko ver.
    We got an awesome new How to Draw Manga and this time you will learn how to draw yuri couples. This book specifically shows you the right techniques on how to effectively draw 2 cute girls interacting with each other. You will learn everything there is to know from perspectives, poses, interactions, facial expressions, and more with tips and techniques from the professionals. This is a great book for those who want to draw yuri manga or illustrations. 176 pages. Grab one now. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and artbook collectors!
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    $26.00
  • 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
  • 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

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  • Moeru! Goddesses in Hindu (Indian) Mythology Encyclopedia
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with its sexiest volume yet. This time, they've gathered 40 of the most famous goddesses in Hindu mythology. Learn all about these beautiful celestial beings through detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy Hindu goddesses. 170 pages of smoking hot goddesses for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $22.00
  • SS (Small S) vol. 53
    For people who loves illustrations and want to try their hands at drawing, this is a special magazine art book for you. It contains a collection of artwork by popular artists such as Okashi, Ayanee, Kuroneko and more, alongside with some step by step of how illustrations are made with copic markers and watercolor. Also includes interviews with artists providing tips on how to be a better artist and recommended tools to use. Also features the art submitted by those who have learnt from this magazine.
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    $14.00
  • 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
  • Try! Japanese language proficiency test N1
    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 Advanced N1 difficulty.
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    $28.50
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Genki I (Second Edition) Workbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 1 Workbook
    One of the questions we get asked at J-List a lot is, "I want to start learning Japanese, what book do you recommend?" Most textbooks are entirely dry, uninteresting, and cannot follow a student's pace, leaving students frustrated. However, a new series by The Japan Times has recently taken Japanese language for foreigners by storm, and comes highly recommended by anyone who has taken it -- Genki, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. The entire course has 23 lessons, guiding the student from the beginning until the student has mastered elementary grammar and can read not only hiragana and katakana but over 300 of the most commonly used kanji as well.Each lesson has: 1) a dialogue introducing vocabulary and grammar in a situation the student may find familiar; 2) a list of the vocabulary with hiragana, katakana, kanji and English meaning; 3) grammar with full explanations in English; 4) interesting usage notes; 5) several pages of practice questions designed to be fun and interesting incorporating dialogue skills, writing skills, and thinking skills; 6) additional vocabulary. Each lesson also has a complementary lesson in hiragana/katakana/kanji, with reading and writing exercises. The separate workbook has more writing exercises and kanji writing practice. This is simply the recommended textbook for anyone beginning Japanese up to 3rd level in the JLPT.THIS BOOK: This is the workbook complementing textbook I. Each lesson follows what has been learned in the corresponding lesson in the textbook, with written exercises to test comprehension of grammar and vocabulary (approximately 6-8 pages of material per lesson). A separate kanji section is included, with space to practice writing kanji (or make copies so you can practice more), and questions to test kanji knowledge with meanings and readings of the kanji. A perfect complement to the textbook and an excellent way to practice and test what has been learned. 7" x 10" (18 x 25.5 cm) 136 pages, card cover perfect bound. A supplemental CD-Rom w/ MP3 lessons (not available from previous edition) is also included to help you on your way to Japanese language proficiency. The Genki Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Series:Genki I (Lessons #1‾12): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Genki II (Lessons #13‾23): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Click here to see all the items we carry from the Genki Integrated Japanese series. A great bilingual textbook for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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    $20.00
  • Night Factory Landscapes - Yoru no Koujyou Hyakkei
    For people who enjoy the complicated architecture of factories with huge tanks, pipes, filled with factory fogs, container ships by the shoreline, this is an interesting photo book filled with awesome pictures of factories at night taken by a drone. Enjoy looking at the amazing scenery with a combination of complex textures and shapes. Can be used as a reference book by artists looking for inspiration or to simply just appreciate the complex and intricate shapes of factories.
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    $34.00
  • Touhou Ibarakasen vol. 9   Wild and Horned Hermit
    Fans of the Touhou universe's many iterations will want to take at look at this new spin-off manga. With a story by ZUN and art by Azuma Aya, this manga introduces Kasen Ibara, a.k.a. Kasen Ibaraki, a young girl with a mysterious past who seems to have some kind of connection to the existing characters of the Touhou series. Only through following the story will we discover her place in the Touhou universe.This is volume 9 of the Ibarakasen manga, with over 130 pages of content. Highly recommended for Touhou fans!
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    $10.00
  • 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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    Regular Price: $8.00

    Special Price $7.50

  • 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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    $8.50
  • Warudakumi - Mai Ishioka photobook
    Here's an amazing item for fans of Mai Ishioka as this is her first every photo book released. Mai Ishioka is a popular idol and actress. 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 clothes that show a nice cleavage, sexy lingerie, bikini's, and in various states of undress.
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    $47.00
  • So Long -- Riho Yoshioka
    Riho Yoshioka is a popular Japanese actress and gravure idol who has appeared in several popular TV series. There are tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look as she poses for us while traveling. Enjoy pictures of her in her daily clothes, dresses, swimsuits and more as she travels around Australia for the photoshoot.
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    $25.00
  • How to Draw Moe Lolita Fashion   Moe Lolita Fashion no Kakikata (From Body   Costume)
    It is well known that the best mangaka also have a great fashion sense. If you want to improve you Moe chara designs, you have to learn how to draw great outfits on your characters, this book does just that. 180 pages of tutorials, sketches, outline, step by step instructions and example of great lolita dresses and fashion for your Moe characters. Improve your Manga drawing skills and impress you friends with this awesome tutorial book. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and photobook collectors!
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    $26.00
  • SCHOOLGIRL COMPLEX 5
    This book of cosplay fetishism focuses on the sailor seifuku and various school uniforms that are so popular in the bishoujo genre. This perfect bound captures various models not only dressed in these uniforms, but in a way that is very erotic and cute. Women in wet clothing, legs, knee high socks, school swimsuits, gym shorts and much more are featured in this photobook.
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    Regular Price: $24.00

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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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    Regular Price: $8.50

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  • Hajimeteno Kotori - Kotori Shigemoto
    Kotori Shigemoto is a super cute model, singer, and seiyuu (voice actress) famous for her role as USA Pyon in the ultra popular anime Yo-kai Watch. Enjoy the delightful Kotori in her first photobook, dressed in various fashion including casual, room wear, bikini, in cute and sexy poses with a bit of sexy undertones. A wonderful photobook for fans of this incredible talent.
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    Regular Price: $48.00

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  • 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

  • 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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    $8.50
  • Nyotaika + Kanjo
    Publisher Poebacks has a brand new manga which tells a story of a boy next door who one day finds out that he transformed into a girl when he woke up. Enjoy reading the story of a boy adapting to a girls body. Comes with 43 chapters and 276 pages which tells a full story with the help of artists such as Dokiko, Kondoru, Rikko, Mimoto, AGT and many more.
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    $16.00
  • 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
  • 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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    $8.25
  • Switch - Mayumi Ono
    Mayumi Ono popular gravure idol and actress who has made an appearance in many television series, charmed by her bright smile as the smiles and poses for you through out this photo book in various states of undress, wearing sexy and exposing clothes or sometimes nothing at all, with just a sticker covering her delicate parts.
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    $38.00
  • Forever Memories - Megumi Haruna photobook
    Megumi Haruna is a popular gravure idol known for her amazing body with E-Cup breasts and very plump ass. There are tons of high quality pictures for her fans to look at and enjoy her sexy body as she poses for us in very sexy dresses that show a nice cleavage, sexy lingerie and bikini's, and also going full nude for this hard cover photo book.
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    $48.00