J-List has been selling “How to Draw” books from Japan for years, and we love the variety the books offer. There are books that help you learn how to tackle character design, how to draw different types of clothing, and even a couple of books that teach you how to draw military uniforms and tanks. There are also books on How to Draw Oppai and How to Draw Panties, because of course there are. And there the top sellers in this category. So let’s take a look at them!

How To Draw The Panties
How To Draw The Panties

First, will explore How to draw the Panties. Western panties in Japan are called “pants” in British style, but since Americans have so much trouble accepting that “pants” (to us, outer trousers worn in public) mean underwear to half the English-speaking world, a new English word was coined, pantsu (said with a Japanese accent), which describes panties in any kind of Japanese or anime settGrouping.

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How To Draw The Panty’s Wrinkle

The book is great, showing you all kinds of panties that exist. Striped panties. Polkadot panties. Tiny panties with frills. All that good stuff, and all easy for you to copy for practice.

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How To Draw The Panties Design

There are many color pages, showing you the way patterns like polkadots or hearts would look when actually put over a female body.

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How To Draw The Panties in action

More wonderful example pictures of pantsu, showing what they look like when girls sit down, fall over clumsily, or when the wind lifts their skirt at just the right moment.

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How To Draw The Panties w/ Tights

Finally, lots of details about how to draw the most important thing, anime girls wearing panties and stockings while eating a piece of toast.

How To Draw The Oppai
How To Draw The Oppai

The next book is How to Draw the Oppai, filled with many details on how to draw our favorite thing, boobs.

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How To Draw The Oppai Front page Detail

Of course there are many kinds of breasts: big ones, small ones, perky ones, breath that point out away from each other inexplicably. You will see the all in this book, and learn how to draw them!

 

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This page illustrates the effect of gravity on a large pair of breasts.

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Difference with Men oppai and Women oppai

Us boring guys never have to worry about what gravity is doing to our chests. Girls get to have all the fun.

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How To Draw The Oppai Touching by Someone

Some illustrations of what breasts look like when they’re being touched, something we are very much in favor of.

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How To Draw The Oppai w/ Underwear

Finally, there are lots of illustrations that show you what breasts look like when they are constrained by different kinds of bras, from the sexy to the basic. Lots of good examples for you to copy here.

Our short introduction of How to Draw the Oppai and How to Draw the Panties. While both books are entirely in Japanese, the visual nature of the books means you have a good chance of understanding what the artist wants you to see in each illustration. You can do a lot of practicing and see what kinds of improvements you can make in your art style. We guarantee, it will be a fun drawing session. Please check out the many other How to Draw books from Japan we stock, too!

  • Comic Yuri-Hime Jan 2018

    Comic Yuri-Hime Jan 2018

    Welcome to the new Comic Yuri Hime, a great new offering from our favorite "yuri" monger company, about girls who love girls. It's a super thick monthly manga containing nothing but stories about sweet girls in love, girls confessing love to other girls, girls discovering each other for the first time, childhood friends becoming more than friends, and more. It's a great new comic that all of lesbian drama from Japan will enjoy! In this issue, you get more than 17+ awesome chapters dedicated to fans of girls who love girls. You get great major stories like the latest chapters of Citrus, Netsuzou Trap, Yuru Yuri, and Mimi Mix, plus lots of other stories. 500+ pages, it's great!

    $10.85
  • Drift Tengoku Dec 2017

    Drift Tengoku Dec 2017

    While in America import racing reigns supreme, in Japan it is the art of drifting that takes the spotlight. In drifting, drivers intentionally induce over and under-steering where the driver's are judged by control and technique as they race around a track. For those who wish to delve into the Drifting racing scene, Drift Tengoku is just the magazine for you, giving you insights on what the pros use to keep their rides in top shape. Not only do the photographers bring you right at the street side level capturing all the drifting action as it happens, they also bring you to car conventions to show to inspire you with additional must have add-ons to make sure your ride gets all the attention from the girls. Great for fans of Initial D!

    $7.50
  • Comptiq Dec 2017

    Comptiq Dec 2017

    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 Kantai Collection, Fate/grand order, Shironeko Project, Shadowverse, Tokyo 7th Sisters, Monster Hunter, Fate/Apocrypha, Re:Stage! Project, Battle Girl High School, ninja Slayer, and Kemono Friends. Best of all, you get a free gift in this issue: a Mahoutsukai to Kuroneko no Wiz Drama CD.

    $12.85
  • Newtype Dec 2017

    Newtype Dec 2017

    Newtype is the most popular magazines covering all aspects of anime, manga, games, and figures that are important to you and wrapping them up together in a wonderful monthly package. Each issue is loaded with pictures of cute girls and articles on the hottest shows in Japan today, plus great free omake free stuff like posters. Follow all the hottest anime series with this one issue. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Osomatsu-san, Fate/stay night, GIRLS und PANZER, Fate/Apocrypha, Bungou Stray Dogs, blend S, Just Because!, UQ Holder! , Wake Up, Girls!, Free!, Five Star Stories, Darling in the Frankxx, and Fate/grand order. This issue's omake is a reversible B2 poster featuring Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] and Bungou Stray Dogs.

    $10.50

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