Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid vol. 2
    One of the most adorable manga and anime stories to come along in a while has been Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, the story of an average Japanese woman named Kobayashi-san, who is befriended by a dragon named Touru, who can conveniently transform herself into semi-human form. Touru becomes the maid of Miss Kobayashi, and is joined by other dragons too, and much cuteness (and a little light yuri) ensue. This is vol. 2 of the manga.
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    $9.50
  • Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid vol. 3
    One of the most adorable manga and anime stories to come along in a while has been Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid, the story of an average Japanese woman named Kobayashi-san, who is befriended by a dragon named Touru, who can conveniently transform herself into semi-human form. Touru becomes the maid of Miss Kobayashi, and is joined by other dragons too, and much cuteness (and a little light yuri) ensue. This is vol. 3 of the manga.
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    $9.50
  • Dengeki Daioh Sep 2017
    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 manga including Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, Eromanga Sensei, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Gaiden, Hataraku Maou-sama, Mitsuboshi Colors, Koi no Torikata, Zombie-sensei ni Kamaritai, and Maou Beginner no How to Sekai Seifuku. Comes with a free Mitsuboshi Colors Clear File.
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    $8.50
  • Comic Alive Sep 2017
    Here's another outstanding issue of Comic Alive, a super thick magazine with over 1000 pages of manga goodness for you. Each issue is chock full of original stories which range from comedy and slice-of-life to high-paced adventures in other worlds, all with the trimmings of cute moe culture from Japan that you love. You also get great omake extras such as extra-large posters and full-page, full-color artwork by Japan's top artists that you'll love to collect. And if you're working on your Japanese comprehension, this makes a great supplement since it includes furigana (hiragana readings) for all kanji. In this issue: Lots of great manga incl. Yokoso Jitsuryoku Jojushugi no Kyoushitsu e, Gravity Daze 2, Re:Zero, KonoSuba, Hai-Furi, No Game No Life, Girls und Panzer, Car Graffiti JK, and more. This issue's bonus is very special, you get 4 posters featuring Yokoso Jitsuryoku Jojushugi no Kyoushitsu e, a No Game No Life Clear File, and a No Game No Life 3D Mousepad. Wow!
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    $10.50
  • RIHOLIDAY - Riho Abiru 1st photobook
    Here's a great photobook for fans of the beautiful Riho Abiru, a former member or popular idol group SKE48 and all around charming girl. In this book, a softcover all glossy color photobook, we get to enjoy Riho-chan in a variety of photos, from enjoying the beach and pool in various swimsuits to posing indoors in a variety of sexy lingerie.
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    $31.00
  • Purity - Miharu Usa
    Former Shibuya-kei idol Usa Miharu releases her second nude photobook much to the delight of her fans. The F-cupped beauty appears in some wonderful shots that include lingerie, sexy casual clothing, and full on nudes that give us full glimpses of that amazing body. An excellent book for your nude photobook collection. Hardcover. Get one today before it disappears!
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    $48.00
  • BOMB Sep 2017 - Love Special
    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 is a Love Special edition that focuses on NMB48's Nagisa Shibuya, Miru Shiroma, and Yuri Ota, plus articles and gravure pages featuring HKT48, Kome Watanabe, Risa Uchiyama, You Kikkawa, Minami Sengoku, Rina Hashimoto and more! There are lots of great photos sections inside, plus a giant reversible poster of the girls on the cover.
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    $10.85
  • Shonen Ace Sep 2017
    Grab a new issue of Shonen Ace, Kadokawa Publishing's flagship magazine packed with all the famous manga you love! Both the young and the young at heart flock to this magazine each month to get their fix of awesome, cutting-edge manga. All stories are written with full furigana kanji readings to help those learning Japanese. Over 1000 pages of pure manga awesomeness in this telephone book-sized magazine, plus news on industry trends and of course omake (free gifts). In this issue: See great manga including Hyouka, Tokyo Ravens, Gamers!, Hajimete no Gyaru, Keroro Gunsou, Phantasy Star Online 2, Kemono Friends, and plenty more. This issue comes with a free large poster featuring Gamers!
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    $8.25
  • Moeru! Demi Human Encyclopedia
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with another sexy volume. This time, they've gathered 46 Demi Human (non-human humanoid) from myths to popular culture, all illustrated in a moe, female form. From the Elves of the west to the Tengu of the east, learn all about these beautiful but deadly creatures in detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with a harem of Demi Human girls. Over 170 pages of smoking hot demons for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $21.00
  • UTB   Up To Boy Sep 2017
    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, including the lovely Minami Hoshino, Mana Takase, Shiori Kubo, Yui Oguri, Riho Yoshioka, Mizuki Fukumura and many more. The free gift in this issue is a NGT48 photo booklet and one of three special poster!
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    $15.50
  • Moeru! Seiken, Maken Jiten
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with its sexiest volume yet. This time, they've gathered a list of legendary swords from around the world. Learn all about these legendary weapons through detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy anthropomorphization of swords. Give into their temptations at your own risk! Over 190 pages of smoking hot goddesses and heroines for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan as well as for those who wants to learn more about swords in detail.
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    $25.00
  • Moe's Wind - Moe Arihana
    Feast your eyes upon this new hardcover photo book of the busty E-Cup JAV Actress Moe Arihana. This is her first photo book released. Fill with high quality photos of her in various states of undress, wearing sexy lingerie around town, enjoying some private moments by herself at home as well as being surrounded by nature, including highly detailed close up shots. She not only shows us her erotic side but her feminine side as well in this awesome photo book.
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    $48.00
  • SCHOOL GIRLS portrait
    Here's a really wonderful item for all otaku: a glorious color doujinshi by the CANVAS doujin circle, showing original characters dressed in various school uniforms. As always, the art is incredibly beautiful, and the girls are very wonderful to see on every page. With special guest artists including Matsuzaki Miyuki, Mika Pikazo, and Furai. 24 pages.
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    $12.50
  • Hiragana Times Aug 2017 NO. 370
    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 #370 features an article about Kanji created by Japanese people, videos depicting local color are trending, Classical Japanese literature is wonderfully entertaining, discovering parallels with Japanese foods, plus an article about Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. It's great!
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    $6.25
  • Elf can't on a Diet vol. 1
    This is a fun and ecchi manga by Synecdoche about an Elf who traveled to our world and become addicted to French Fries and gained some weight. She seeks the help of a Japanese Dietitian to lose weight because the portal to her world will only allow her to travel back home if her weight is the same as during the time she traveled to our world. There are also other troubled and overweight fantasy creatures who seek the help of the Dietitian including Dark Elf, Alraune (Plant Girl), Ogre, and Wolf Girl. Contains useful insights on how to lose weight and plenty of ecchi scenes for entertainment. 162 pages. This is volume one. Note: Contains nudity in a comedic way.
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    $8.50
  • Super Pose Book   Nude
    Nana Ogura poses for Manga Illustrator in this nude super pose photo guide / glossy photobook. An artistic reference book designed for the manga illustrator in mind. This nude photo book features the delightfully beautiful Nana Ogura posing in every way you'd expect to see in a manga comic. 140 pages with over 300 full color nude poses for artistic reference, allowing artists to view the subject in the needed angle for their manga or fine art project. Fans will also love to stare at Nana Ogura's perfect nude body from all the angles possible. Great for collectors of high quality photobooks from Japan!
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    $28.50
  • How to Draw Kawaii illust - Nazorigaki Lesson Book
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This how to draw book features the illustrations from Kamo who is known for his simple yet cute drawings. The book teaches you to draw in a simple way, by tracing the pre-drawn lines to recreate the example image shown. Some examples of what it teaches you how to draw are simple everyday objects, animals, people, furniture and more.
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    $18.00
  • Grimms Notes Visual Book
    This is the first ever visual book for mobile RPG game Grimm Notes. It is filled with detailed character profiles for every character, with a total of 152 characters. Including character designs, costumes, skills and abilities, character rating and rarity. There is also plenty of maps and environment art as well as enemies and bosses. 112 pages of high quality printed art, published by Kadokawa.
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    $35.00
  • Ni0 ART WORKS Vol.3 sin of LEWDNESS
    Here's something fans of high quality artbooks will not want to miss: a deluxe illustration collection of Nishii, the artist responsible for Demonbane, Hyakka Ryouran Samurai Bride/Samurai Girls, Jingai Makyou and more recently, The Seven Deadly Sins. This artbook is a huge collection of the artist's best works, mainly focusing on The Seven Deadly Sins series plus other works such as Wizard Barristers, Kamen Rider Gaimu, and Galilei Donna. Comes with a reversible pinup poster featuring Leviathan, Astaroth, Belial, and Mammon. 174 pages.
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    $38.00
  • Frame Arms Girl Official Fanbook
    If you are a fan of the robot girl anime Frame Arms Girl, you will not want to miss this! This is the official art book by Hobby Japan. It contains all the in-depth character designs, episodic reviews and screen captures and tons of interviews with the voice actresses, illustrators, designers, and all those who had a part in making the anime. Also included is a detailed map of places they used for the background of the anime, as well as a list of merchandises available.
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    $31.00
  • Aquamarine - Bob Artworks 2008-2017
    This is the latest artbook from the famous illustrator Bob. He has worked on many projects including Vocaloid, Monster Collection, Fate Grand Order, Wortenia Senki and more. Filled with over 260 pages of gorgeous illustrations that he's done from 2008 to 2017, including Vocaloid, novels, games and other original works. The cover of the artbook is beautifully finished with a matte texture as well as special material used to imitate the splashing of water from the cover illustration to suit the aquamarine theme. If you are a artbook collector or appreciator of great art, this is one artbook that you will not want to miss out on.
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    $46.00
  • RINA - Rina Toeda photobook
    Dubbed as the "Side Boob Princess" in Japan (because she loves to show her side boobs), G Cupped gravure model Rina Toeda has finally released her 1st photo book to joy of her fans! This is a large hardcover photo book full of shots of Rina's sensual and charming side, as well as many more intimate pictures including many swimsuit and lingerie collections. Enjoy Rina in this wonderful photobook!
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    $48.00
  • New Nihongo 500 Questions - N1
    If you want to learn Japanese, J-List can help! This is a new series of Japanese study books which help you prepare for the JLPT with 500 helpful questions to solve. It's a great way to quiz yourself and study! It's great because English translation (and Chinese, and Korean) is included for you. This book is for students wanting to pass the level N1 test (the hardest level), and it covers tons of grammar, correct word usage and reading of kanji.
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    $20.00
  • Visual Nude Pose Book - Masami Ichikawa
    Enjoy this great book for artists and all fans of the nude female form featuring popular AV star Masami Ichikawa. Contains 144 pages worth of nude shots of the lovely Masami Ichikawa in various poses like standing, sitting, kneeling, and more. Perfect reference material for aspiring manga illustrators or artists, or for anyone who love these photos. We promise, this photobook is only about the art, not the beautiful naked girl!
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    $34.00
  • Haru no Me - Koharu Suzuki
    This is the first ever photo book of the adorable and sexy JAV actress Koharu Suzuki to be released. This hardcover photobook has over 128 pages of high quality printed photos. Filled with highly detailed photo of her in her school uniform, bikini, and other various outfits in both indoor and outdoor environments. Also contains high quality detailed close up shots of her delicate parts. You will not want to miss out on this stunning collection of photo's!
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    $48.50
  • Comic Yuri Hime Sep 2017
    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 Ashita Kimi ni Aetara, and Yuru Yuri and Demi Life, plus lots of other stories. 544 pages, it's great!
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    $10.50
  • How to Draw Oppai Practice Notebook
    This is the ultimate "how to draw manga" book, dedicated to drawing one of our favorite things: oppai, or female breasts. The book is extra awesome because it set up like a practice book, with pages that you can trace with a pencil or pen to learn how to put the lines down. The various types of breath are all here, tsurupeta and chippai, up through the various cup sizes, from medium to large to very large breasts. Body poses, and how the breasts are affected by, are also covered. This is a great book if you want to improve your art skills, or if you just like boobs. 64 pages. A great book for beginners!
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    $18.50
  • Super Posebook Nude - Young Wife
    The popular "Super Pose Book" series continues, this time with an awesome collection of amazingly sexy and awesome poses by JAV star Yua Mikami! This volume focuses on the possible poses a young wife could have in her daily routine. There are many great range of poses in this book, from her sleeping, cooking, cleaning, doing laundry and a whole lot more! Including bonus shrine maiden, schoolgirl and other poses as well. This new Super Pose Book series comes with over 155 pages worth of poses printed on high quality glossy paper. Published by Comic Publishing.
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    $34.00
  • PIECES 6   HELL CAT -- Masamune Shirow
    Another addition is in the works for fans of the popular artist Masamune Shirow (of Appleseed fame). This highly-anticipated collection of the work from one of Japan's most famous cyberpunk artists and storytellers is a tour-de-force publication not to be missed. PIECES 6 HELLCAT is an A5, softcover publication in full-color, thick with CG and traditional illustration styles. Mecha, girls, guns, cyborgs and more with prevailing themes such as military, teachers, fantasy and sword wielding plus and too. Features tons of illustrations not previously released before and the color variations of other artwork from the master himself. A fantastic follow up artbook to his PIECES series. Please note: the title of this magazine is printed with a reflective coloring that makes it appear black when scanned. It looks much better in real life.
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    $20.00
  • PIECES 7   HELL HOUND 01 and 02 -- Masamune Shirow
    This long-awaited, highly-anticipated collection of the work of one of Japan's most famous cyberpunk artists and storytellers is a tour-de-force publication not to be missed by fans. Another addition in the works of the popular artist Masamune Shirow (of Appleseed and Ghost in the Shell fame), PIECES 7 HELL HOUND 01 and 02 is an A5, softcover publication in full-color, thick with CG and traditional illustration styles. Mecha, girls, guns, cyborgs and more with prevailing themes such as military, teachers, fantasy and sword wielding too. The content of this volume covers unreleased illustrations and background material produced for HELL HOUND volumes 01 and 02, plus extensive interviews with the creator. The latest epic PIECES installation from Masamune Shirow, a must have for Shirow fans everywhere! Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $24.00
  • INTRON DEPOT 6 BARB WIRE 01   Shirow Masamune
    Masamune Shirow, the renowned artist behind Ghost in the Shell, has produced another fantastic artbook. This super high quality artbook shows off his colorful and imaginative world. Featuring a collection of Shirow Masamune's full color works from 2007 to 2010. Masamune Shirow is one of Japan's most prominent modern artists, and his works always sell out fast. Don't be left out, as this popular artbook series always sells out fast.
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    $28.00
  • GREASEBERRIES 1 -- Shirow Masamune
    No one beats Shirow Masamune when it comes to drawing smoking hot girls with tight clothes and big guns. The famed Ghost in the Shell artist is coming out with a brand-new artbook for adults only, and it's packed with some of the sexiest Shirow art yet, including his newest work GREASEBERRIES that everyone has been hungering for since PIECES. If you're a fan of sexy girls in revealing uniforms, glasses girls, and girls with guns, then you'll definitely want to grab a copy of this juicy volume.
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    $38.00
  • W TAILS CAT 2   Shirow Masamune
    No one beats Shirow Masamune when it comes to drawing smoking hot girls with tight clothes and big guns. Now the famed Ghost in the Shell artist presents the second artbook in his juicy W-TAILS CAT series, and it's packed with some of the sexiest Shirow art yet, including tons of new material! If you're a fan of sexy girls in revealing uniforms, glasses girls, and girls with guns, then you'll definitely want to grab a copy of this juicy volume! Includes a collectable card that allows you to access a website and download special digital content.
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    $38.00
  • Moeru! Maiden in Battlefield (Senjo no Otome) Encyclopedia
    We love the Moe Encyclopedia series because we get to see actually useful information, organized and delivered to us with moe art to enjoy. This book is dedicated to examining the history of females in war (war maidens), and looks at the history of war in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Africa. Learn about such names as Joan d'Arc of France. Lydia Litvyak (the famous Soviet fighter pilot), the enigmatic Rhodogune of Parthia and even Calamity Jane from American history. There's also plenty of historical war maidens from China and Japan, plus from world mythology. The book is in Japanese, but very enjoyable for the art and atmosphere. 207 pages.
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    $18.50
  • NEW GAME! Illustrations - Fairies Story
    Here's a real treat for fans of the New Game! anime, a delightful art book filled with high-quality illustrations of all your favorite characters, including Aoba Suzukaze, Yagami Koh and Tooyama Rin, the dark and mysterious Umiko, scary boss Hazuki, the childish Nene, the shy Hifumi. this is frankly gorgeous art book filled with pleasing illustrations that every fan will want. 127 pages.
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    $34.00
  • New Complete Master   Grammar JLPT N1
    Here's a great book for anyone wanting to seriously study Japanese, and take the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT). This new series from S.A. Network is full updated to the most modern test, including the new N5 through N1 leveling system. This book focuses on the N1 Level (advanced level) test which goes through various exercises and sample test questions to help you develop your bunpo (grammar), with specific grammar issues that will be on the test. It's organized into two sections, general reading and understanding, plus actual sample test questions. 270 pages total.
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    $16.50