Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • How to Draw Girls Pose 500 (Trace FREE)
    Having trouble finding the perfect pose for your illustration? For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you a wide variety of girl's poses with over 500 poses free for you to use. It even includes a CD with raw photoshop and esp files, free for you to use and draw over it! It has 160 pages with all kinds of poses that you can wish for, from basic poses, daily everyday poses and more.
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    $30.00
  • Violet Resonance 2
    A nice ecchi doujinshi artbook from Japan focusing on Vocaloid characters in various costumes and fashion. This is a 12 page full-color doujinshi by circle Yamanatsu Radio, filled with wonderful illustrations of Yukari Yuzuki, Akari Kizuna, Maki Tsuruma, and more.
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    $12.00
  • How to Draw Manga - Basic Technique of Moe Characters
    A great item we have here for you moe anime male characters lovers! This thick artbook is a moe character design database, with a special focus on how to draw cute girl characters. With 175 pages of design references and advice about everything from facial features, postures, musculature, clothing interactions and more. You'll discover how to create scenes with handsome male characters in Japanese manga fashion. It is a very good resource for those who wants to draw manga. A highly recommended quality item.
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    $26.00
  • Moeru! Dragon Encyclopedia
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with another sexy volume. This time, a total of 99 dragons are gathered from all over the world, all illustrated in a moe, female form. Learn all about these beautiful but fearsome dragon girls in detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy dragon girls. Over 200 pages of smoking hot dragon girls for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $20.00
  • Little Star - Kanna15
    If you still remember awhile back, there was a huge following on the beautiful Hashimoto Kanna who is known as "once in a millennium idol". Now you can enjoy her very first hard cover photo book which is filled with all the high resolution pictures of her. See pictures of her dressed up casually, in her school uniform, a kimono, wedding dress and much more with a healthy amount of portraits taken.
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    $34.00
  • 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
  • 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

    Special Price $20.40

  • 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 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
  • How to Draw Fetish Girls - Miseru Fechi E no Kakikata Joshi
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This book focuses on fetishes and gives you lots of insight into how to draw females in fetishistic fashion. All the major fetishes are here including school uniforms, glasses, unaji (back of the neck), kimonos, breasts, butt, feet, and gyaru, catgirls, and tons more. 144 pages.
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    $29.50
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

    Special Price $22.00

  • 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

    Special Price $7.25

  • 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
  • Handbook for Newcomers, Migrants and Immigrants to Japan *Second Edition
    Interested in living in Japan? Not visiting, living, perhaps permanently? If so, then this bilingual handbook published in English and Japanese can help. Written by influential Arudou Debito, aka David Christopher Aldwinckle, an American who took Japanese citizenship and who has become an activist for foreigners' rights here. The book covers many areas, including how to find a job and obtain a working visa, learning how to live with Japanese culture, and even areas like how to buy or build a home and start a business here. It also covers important information on marriage in Japan, how to register a child's birth and soon. Because both languages are written on opposite pages, it's easy to cross-check words and use it as a study guide for living in Japan.
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    $27.00
  • Virgin Killer Book - Doutei wo Korosu Fuku Hon
    Here's a fun "doujin photobook" featuring red-hot cosplay idol Meruno, who has put together a guidebook for girls on how to assemble cute outfits that will "kill male virgins" (that is, catch the eye of any guy, no matter how naive about life and the opposite sex). The project is great, and the photos and fashions are all enjoyable. Language of the text is in Japanese. Printing is in full color, 16 pages total.
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    $12.00
  • Genki 2 (Second Edition) Workbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 2 Workbook
    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 workbook, which accompanies the textbook and provides practice lessons for each chapter. Lessons include answering questions in Japanese, translating sentences and words used in that chapter, practicing kanji multiple times to get them down, practicing writing of polite (exalting and humble) Japanese and more. Comes with an MP3 CD of additional listening exercises for you to try too. 130 pages.
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    $20.00
  • 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