Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • Bungo Stray Dogs vol. 01
    Bungo Stray Dogs is an awesome story in which all the literary figures from Japan of the 20th century -- Dazai Osamu, Miyazawa Kenji, Edogawa Ranpo -- work in a detective agency solving crimes. It's a great concept, the characters are all gorgeously designed. The kanji have hiragana (furigana) next to them, making this book friendly for use in studying Japanese. This is vol 1.
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    $8.50
  • Bungo Stray Dogs vol. 02
    Bungo Stray Dogs is an awesome story in which all the literary figures from Japan of the 20th century -- Dazai Osamu, Miyazawa Kenji, Edogawa Ranpo -- work in a detective agency solving crimes. It's a great concept, the characters are all gorgeously designed. The kanji have hiragana (furigana) next to them, making this book friendly for use in studying Japanese. This is vol 2.
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    $8.50
  • Low Leg and Low Rise x Panties and Bloomers
    A great series of sexy girigiri (almost nude) gravure models shot by Sanwa Mook. This series focuses on several cute models wearing low leg and low rise pantsu and bloomers in different angles and poses. This volume features 16 cute and sexy models: Nananano, Luchino Fuzisaki, Moira, Miko Kuroda, Sakura Nanase, Miyako Akane, Yurika, Tama Himeno, Konona, Ringo Mitsuki, Itsuka Hizuki, Eri Kitami, Lain Narumi, Momi, Noraneko and Itako. 96 pages. Full color photos in glossy paper. Great for fans of chaku-ero!
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    $8.50
  • Young Ace June 2016
    It's time for another fresh volume of Young Ace, Kadokawa's vivid monthly manga serial packed with dozens of popular titles in easily readable format, with furigana kanji readings throughout! It's a great magazine not only because it's full of awesome manga, but also because it helps develop your Japanese. Some contents might not be suitable for young readers, despite what the name would suggest. The manga includes furigana (hiragana above kanji) to make it easier for students of Japanese to ready. In this issue: See great manga from Fate/stay night, Fate/zero, ISUCA, Gunners, Evangelion, and Bungou Stray Dogs. More than 900 pages of high quality manga to enjoy, plus info on all the newest shows. The free gift for this issue of a Bungou Stray Dogs mini figure, so awesome!
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    $8.85
  • Tanaka Kun wa Itsumo Kedaruge vol. 1
    A popular manga (and now anime), this is Tanaka-kun is Always Listless, about a lazy high school boy named Tanaka who is a kedaruge, or someone who is always spacing out all the time. In the book, Tanaka's friend Ota is always trying to get him to react to the world like a normal person, and Miyano, who admires Tanaka for being listless. This is vol. 1 of the manga.
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    $8.50
  • Yamakaze Arashi Art Works
    Yamakaze Arashi is the talented hentai illustrator who's done so many great erotic games (eroge) and visual novels, and this is a thick and satisfying artbook dedicated to his works. The artbook has great content, with 128 pages of illustrations, sketch work, character designs and more from the artist, with all his major works represented, from Angel Ring to Natsu no Iro no Nostalgia, it's a work you'll want in your collection for sure.
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    $32.00
  • 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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    $35.00
  • W Tails Cat 3 GALHOUND +
    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 artbook! This is volume 3.
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    $34.00
  • Megami MAGAZINE June 2016
    Here's another issue of Megami Magazine, the popular anime magazine that exists to shower fans with gorgeous posters featuring original art from all the newest anime series, including other random omake free stuff that you can only get in this issue. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from New Game, Pan de Peace, Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Kojanai to Omotta?, An Happy, Sansha Sanyo, Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu, Girls und Panzer, Is the order a rabbit? (Gochiusa), Hibike! Euphonium, Kuma Miko, Gakusen Toshi Asterisk, Flying Witch, Hunred, Wagmama High Spec, Battle Girl High School, and Oni Kiri. The super large "long poster" this issue is High School Fleet (Haifuri) and Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shufuku wo.
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    $10.85
  • NyanType June 2016
    This is a new issue of the super popular NyanType, a Megami-like magazine full of sexy girl character posters, articles on the latest bishoujo anime series, and more. NyanType is a newcomer to the bishoujo poster magazine market, and they're eager to go head to head with forerunner Megami, competing to bring you the biggest and best magazine packed with tons of posters and great free omake extras. This new magazine is an awesome release for every moe character fan! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations including Strike Witches, New Game, Re: Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu, Hibike! Euphonium, Kuma Miko, Bakuon!!, and Kantai Collection (KanColle).
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    $10.85
  • Dengeki G's Magazine June 2016
    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. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Love Live! Sunshine!!, planetarian, Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Kojanai to Omotta?, Hibike! Euphonium, Hundred, Sansha Sanyou, Kuma Miko, Rewrite, Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale, Girlfriend (BETA), Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm, Island, and more. The best thing about anime magazines is the free stuff you get. In this issue it's a Love Live! Sunshine!! B2 Poster and a Dengeki G's Novel.
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    $12.50
  • Dengeki Moeoh June 2016
    Dengeki Moeoh is Japan's premiere original content bishoujo magazine -- each issue jam-packed with the cutest girls you've ever seen in lovely full-color fanservice situations! Each issue features a gallery of high-quality art from different moe illustrators, several regular manga selections in both color and monochrome, and the "moe-moe coliseum" where famous artists are given a moe theme to draw - not to mention the special secret "Adult Moeoh" section in each issue, specially sealed to preserve the ecchi secret inside until you open it. In this issue: See tons of great information on ecchi anime and games, including a special on the amazing art of Tinkle, plus the art of Bekkankou, Tatekawa Mako artworks, and more. Get a clear file set illustrated by Tinkle, plus an ecchi manga section, and an even more naughty sealed section you get to open yourself. Best of all, this issue features a Dengeki Moeoh Otona no Moeoh Artbook, with super sexy art from Japan's top artists.
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    $12.50
  • mini June 2016
    It's time for another issue of Mini, the Japanese fashion magazine that showcases the latest street/casual fashion trends from Tokyo for young women, focusing on sneakers, denims, T-shirts, and more. Best of all, each magazine always comes with a cool omake or free fashion accessory from Japan for you! In this issue you'll find 130 perfect-bound pages loaded with full-color photographs of stylish Japanese girls and top models, in this case a focus on cover girl Fumi Nikaido, the super popular young fashion idol. You always get cool free stuff with each issue of Mini, and this time you get a tote bag from maker X-girl that has a kawaii and sporty look, great for going out!
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    $7.80
  • Dengeki Daioh June 2016
    Dengeki ("electric shock" in English) is popular for it's gaming magazines and reviews. This is the monthly Dengeki Comic Daioh, a thick, slick, hip magazine featuring some of the best artists and stories in Japan today. Written with full furigana (hiragana kanji readings) to help those learning Japanese, this telephone book-sized magazine features dozens of different manga and specials, plus news, posters, and more! Besides higher quality printing than almost any other monthly comic, you get furigana (hiragana) listed beside kanji, to make reading easier. Over 800 pages a month -- a massive treat for manga collectors who want to stay on the bleeding edge of modern Japanese manga! IN THIS ISSUE: Enjoy new chapters of 29 excellent manga like Strike the Blood, NOT LIVES, Mahouka Koukouno Yuutousei, Ichigo Mashimaro, Hataraku Maou-sama, Ero Manga Sensei, A Certain Scientific Accelerator, MuvLuv Alternative, Accel World, and more. Comes with an exclusive Mitsuboshi Colors Clear File to keep and protect all your important papers! Awesome!
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    $8.65
  • Great Ryokan Inns in Tokyo   Tokyo no Sugoi Ryokan
    Want to take a really excellent trip around Tokyo sometime in the future? This is a great photobook / guidebook that shows you dozens of wonderful ryokan, which are traditional Japanese inns. The book is in Japanese, but this is actually a good thing, since using travel guides in English is a good way to end up staying in an inn full of foreigners rather than experiencing anything "real" about Japan. A great book we recommend a lot!
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    $18.00
  • ReLIFE vol. 2
    Arata Kaizaki is 27, unemployed, and single. His parent have just cut him off, and his job search is looking pretty grim. One night he meets a man who offers him a way to make him 17 years old again; a chance to fix his life. Arata agrees, and will have a year to fix his life and find what he was missing in his 'past' life. Printed in full color, this is an amazing comedy-romance seinen manga, that you don't want to miss. It's even getting it's own anime adaptation. This is for volume 2.
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    $9.50
  • Forbidden Scrollery 5
    Fans of the popular Touhou series will love this new official manga starring your favorite characters. Meet Motoori Kosuzu, a cute girl who owns a very special bookstore. When she gains the ability to read the mysterious and forbidden Demon Books, she has to join forces with Reimu and Marisa to defeat a threat to all of Gensokyo. Features beautiful artwork by Harukawa Moe. A must-read for Touhou fans. This is volume 5 of Touhou Suzunaan. 180-pages.
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    $10.50
  • Super Pose Book   Fantasy, Stylish Action ver.
    Rina Kato poses in this nude super pose photo guide. An artistic reference photobook designed for the manga illustrator in mind. This nude photo book features the delightfully beautiful Rina Kato posing in every way you'd expect to see in a typical heroic fantasy manga series, with action shots; just like in Queen's Blade. 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 Rina Kato's perfect nude body from all the angles possible. Great for collectors of high quality photobooks from Japan!
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    $28.00
  • How to Draw the Oppai
    Here's another outstanding "How to Draw" book that teaches you the subtle art of how to perceive oppai -- female breasts -- so that you can create illustrations of them on paper or in a computer. Many kinds of breasts are studied in this great book, from kyonyu (giant breasts) to nami (average sized ones) to the all-important hinnyu (flat chests, which are Justice). A super book for up-and-coming artists, whether you're creating hentai art of something more mainstream.
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    $24.00
  • Basic Kanji Drill New -- 1st Grade
    For students of Japanese who want another way to increase their kanji skills, or for those who just want a good way to practice, here is a kanji workbook to get you up to speed starting from the Japanese first grade school level. This workbook takes you through step-by-step exercises that give you writing practice for the basic kanji characters learned by lower level Japanese elementary school students, with basic-use words that are probably familiar to second or third level Japanese language learners who can already read Hiragana. Includes writing exercises and quizzes with an answer key. 64 pages. Great for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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    $3.25
  • NyanType May 2016
    This is a new issue of the super popular NyanType, a Megami-like magazine full of sexy girl character posters, articles on the latest bishoujo anime series, and more. NyanType is a newcomer to the bishoujo poster magazine market, and they're eager to go head to head with forerunner Megami, competing to bring you the biggest and best magazine packed with tons of posters and great free omake extras. This new magazine is an awesome release for every moe character fan! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations including Koukaku no Pandora, Dagashi Kashi, Utawarerumono Itsuwari no Kamen, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Bubuki Buranki, Musaigen no Phantom World, and Kantai Collection (KanColle).
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    $10.00
  • Megami MAGAZINE Deluxe vol. 26
    Megami strikes again with a new issue of Megami Deluxe, an A4-sized magazine packed from cover to cover with beautiful full-page artwork of your favorite moe characters. If you love cute and moe anime girls, then this is the magazine for you! In addition to hundreds of wonderful images, every issue comes with omake pinup posters for you to hang on your walls. The magazine is presented without any advertisements at all, just wonderful illustrations to browse and enjoy.
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    $12.00
  • mini May 2016
    It's time for another issue of Mini, the Japanese fashion magazine that showcases the latest street/casual fashion trends from Tokyo for young women, focusing on sneakers, denims, T-shirts, and more. Best of all, each magazine always comes with a cool omake or free fashion accessory from Japan for you! In this issue you'll find 130 perfect-bound pages loaded with full-color photographs of stylish Japanese girls and top models, in this case a focus on Arimura Kasumi, the super popular young fashion idol. You always get cool free stuff with each issue of Mini, and this time you get a large folding bag from maker Milkfed that has a long strap and an inner pocket, great for going out this Spring! Also, Osomatsu-san (Mr. Osomatsu) stickers inside!
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    $6.85
  • Manga Basic Design   Character and Back Ground (Chara, Haikei) Manga no Kiso Design
    Here's another great "How to Draw Manga" artbook that teaches you the excellent techniques of creating anime-style art. This book focuses on both creating characters and illustrating backgrounds, and it's got excellent lessons for you to copy until you start to make great art yourself, and it's specially designed so you can work on the sample designs before moving onto the next section. A great resource for future artists from Japan. 175 pages, standard A4 size.
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    $23.00
  • How to Draw Anime Background   Anime de Mita Sora to Kumo no Aru Fukei no Kakikata
    For those interested in creating those breathtaking backgrounds seen on anime by digital means, this how to guidebook will show you the way. Contains detailed instructions which are easy to understand. Tips and tricks to make your backgrounds look professionally made. And it tells you what tools you need to start producing these awesome backgrounds. Those who are familiar with Adobe Photoshop can pickup skills and techniques with this guidebook. 144 pages. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and photobook collectors!
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    $24.00
  • Moeru! Valkyrie Jiten   Moe Encyclopedia
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with its sexiest volume yet. This time, they've gathered 40 of the world's most famous Valkyries, warrior goddesses who bring slain warriors to Valhalla. Learn all about these beautiful but deadly vixens through detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy warrior girls who will take you to paradise. Give into their temptations at your own risk! Over 190 pages of smoking hot Valkyries for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $18.00
  • The Art of Role and Roll   Ogata Kouji Gashu
    Role & Roll is a long running magazine specializing in Tabletop RPG. Kouji Ogata has been the artist behind the amazing cover illustrations of this magazine. His unique art style and interesting designs are always spectacular to look at. This artbook compiles all of Kouji's cover illustration works for the past 10 years. Enjoy 128 pages of awesome artwork covering a variety of themes such as sci-fi and fantasy. Must have!
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    $32.50
  • ARI CHIKA -- Chika Arimura
    Another outstanding erotic photobook from Japan, this time featuring the lovely natural beauty Ari Chika, who is a popular AV star who has made more than 250 movies -- wow. Looking at her pure face and jet-black hair you wouldn't believe that Chika could be such a sexual animal, and yet in the photos inside the book we get a glimpse of the playful look on her face as she poses. Approximately 60 pages, high quality hardcover glossy printing.
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    $40.00
  • E2 vol. 50   Etsu
    Fans of moe moe artwork will love E2, a thick quarterly magazine that brings you only the most kawaii anime girls. Each perfect-bound, A4-size issue features galleries of beautiful artwork from famous moe illustrators like Kantoku, Tenmu, and Nishimata Aoi, plus interviews and guides to drawing your own super-cute girls. You also get new issues of fun moe manga and previews of upcoming games! Each issue also comes with exclusive omake (free gifts) like large pin-up posters of cute and original anime girls. Immerse yourself in a world of bishoujo and moe beyond your wildest dreams with this excellent magazine. IN THIS ISSUE: This is a super issue with art contributed by all Japan's top artist, including Kurone Mishima, GotoP, Coffee Kizoku, Hatsune Miku creator Kei, Eri Natsume and more, and you get gorgeous full page works of art you could pull out and use as pin-ups if you like.
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    $12.00
  • Puku Yuri
    Yurihime Comics and Mountain-Pukuichi presents a wonderful yuri manga compiling several fun and heartwarming short stories. In "Puku Yuri," we get to see the sweet relationship of a shy girl and a delinquent girl. In "Yuurii," love and friendship transcend beyond death when a girl befriends a ghost girl, and two loner girls comfort each other in "Futari dake." A must read for yuri fans! 148 pages.
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    $10.85
  • non color's - Non Illustrations
    "non" is a popular illustrator who's famous for Vocaloid and light novel illustrations. This is a thick and heavy artbook that shows off incredibly moe illustrations ranging from Vocaloid to original illustrations. Also includes non's various works in Etsu plus other illustrations by the master of moe. 150 pages. This is the regular edition with softcover.
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    $40.00
  • non color's LIMITED EDITION - Non Illustrations
    "non" is a popular illustrator who's famous for Vocaloid and light novel illustrations. This is a thick and heavy artbook that shows off incredibly moe illustrations ranging from Vocaloid to original illustrations. Also includes non's various works in Etsu plus other illustrations by the master of moe. 150 pages. This is the limited edition with softcover plus a rough sketch book and gorgeous collector's cover.
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    $40.00
  • FRUITS June 2016 NO. 225
    Fruits magazine is the premiere street life publication featuring the "Harajuku Free Style." Cover to cover full-color photos of the fashionable young people who walk and hang Japan's young culture capital, Harajuku. Stating the current in Japanese fashion counterculture within the kogal and Goth-Loli subcultures, it doesn't bother to judge. Fashion as worn by the fashion-sensible and the fashion-senseless. From imported jeans to cute tops with funny English on them to wacky hair styles and more. Every gorgeous page is pure street culture! This is the June 2016 issue. This no-ad magazine is true to real fashion from Japan -- cool!
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    $6.00
  • UTB   Up To Boy June 2016 vol. 242
    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 of of "Fresh Gravure" from many of the lovely "48" girls: Mion Mukaichi (AKB48) Mio Tomonaga (HKT/AKB48) Yuiri Murayama (AKB48),Nanami Sato (AKB48), and many more up and coming idols. This issue is extra special because you get a huge poster of Mion‾ Woot!
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    $14.00
  • Shonen Ace June 2016
    It's time for another fresh volume of Young Ace, Kadokawa's vivid monthly manga serial packed with dozens of popular titles in easily readable format, with furigana kanji readings throughout! It's a great magazine not only because it's full of awesome manga, but also because it helps develop your Japanese. Some contents might not be suitable for young readers, despite what the name would suggest. The manga includes furigana (hiragana above kanji) to make it easier for students of Japanese to ready. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Fate/hollow ataraxia, Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu, , Evangelion, and Bungou Stray Dogs.
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    $6.99
  • Sexual Nude POSE BOOK -- Ayumi Shinoda
    Here's a wonderful new sexy "pose book" for artists featuring the delicious Shinoda Ayumi showing off all manner of poses, from cute things girls do every day like slipping their panties off to posing in ways that would make any man's heart increase. Features both nude and costumes pictures, with lots of sexy material for both artists and lovers of high quality photography. Photos include natural, "peeping," close-up, and more. 142 pages.
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    $38.00