Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • non-no Oct 2016
    Non-no is a famous Japanese fashion magazine that's filled with wonderful photos of the top names in Japan's model and entertainment world. You can use this excellent magazine to follow the top trends in Japan's fashion world. This issue includes a focus on autumn styles, and features popular Japanese models like Shinki Yuko and Shingawa Yua, plus Arashi, Nogizawa 46, and lots more.
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    $8.85
  • Hiragana Times Sep 2016 NO. 359
    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 #359 features articles about unique vending machines at Haneda airport, information on the Emperor and his desire to retire. making cute anime bento, plus history lessons in both English and easy Japanese. Great for your studies!
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    $6.00
  • B's LOG Oct 2016
    The definitive magazine for all things fujoshi, B's Log is the first and best source of information for girl gamers and anyone who loves yaoi, BL, and otome games! In this issue: Feature articles on such awesome otome-centric products as Osomatsu-san, Otome Yusha, Uta no Prince-sama, male idol anime Ai-Chu, Side Kick's, Rinka-nation and more. Each issue of B's Log comes with free stuff for fans, and this time you get a pull out artbook with illustrations and information on Lin-a-nation, plus an Idolish 7 poster.
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    $9.00
  • Fruits Oct 2016
    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 October 2016 issue. This no-ad magazine is true to real fashion from Japan -- cool!
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    $6.00
  • UTB   Up To Boy Oct 2016 vol. 246
    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 Sakura Miyawaki on the cover, plus articles on SKE48's Mina Oba and Nao Furuhata, NMB48's Yuuri Ota, Miyu Suzumoto, Riko Nakayama and more. Of course this issue also includes a big poster for omake!
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    $15.00
  • Figure King NO. 213
    A fantastic magazine for collectors of all kinds of toys, figures, this is a new magazine available from J-List each month: Figure King. A really amazing magazine containing hundreds of wonderful anime and toy items in each issue, this is the one item you need to stay on top of hundreds of cool items sold in Japan (many of them available through J-List). Each issue is perfect bound (no staple) and features over 200 pages of pictures and information on the toy and figure world in Japan. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Transformers, Star Wars, Godzilla, Nightmare Before Christmas, Predator, Disney, Avengers, Saint Seiya, Gundam, IDOLM@STER, Dragon Ball, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Date A Live.
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    $12.00
  • Figure King NO. 221
    A fantastic magazine for collectors of all kinds of toys, figures, this is a new magazine available from J-List each month: Figure King. A really amazing magazine containing hundreds of wonderful anime and toy items in each issue, this is the one item you need to stay on top of hundreds of cool items sold in Japan (many of them available through J-List). Each issue is perfect bound (no staple) and features over 200 pages of pictures and information on the toy and figure world in Japan. ISSUE No. 221 Lots of awesome toys in here, including a special focus on Kamen Rider, plus Godzilla, WWE, Ultraman, Resident Evil, Alien, Macross, and Star Wars.
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    $12.00
  • Figure King NO. 222
    A fantastic magazine for collectors of all kinds of toys, figures, this is a new magazine available from J-List each month: Figure King. A really amazing magazine containing hundreds of wonderful anime and toy items in each issue, this is the one item you need to stay on top of hundreds of cool items sold in Japan (many of them available through J-List). Each issue is perfect bound (no staple) and features over 200 pages of pictures and information on the toy and figure world in Japan. ISSUE No. 222 Lots of awesome toys in here, including the newest in anime toys from Shin Godzilla, Evangelion, Metal Gear Solid, Transformers, Legend of Zelda, and more... The best thing about this magazine is the massive variation in toys you get to look at -- great for all collectors.
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    $12.00
  • GAMPUKU   Akira Hiramoto Illustrations
    Here's a really special item for artbook collectors, the amazing works of Akira Hiramoto's Prison School anime, containing a mind-blowing collection of his sexiest illustrations featuring all his iconic female characters. The art is brilliant throughout this glossy artbook, and there's even a "How to Color" segment in the back in which he shows us how he creates his amazing illustrations. 100 pages.
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    $28.85
  • Your Angel -- Yua Mikami
    We see a lot of beautiful women at J-List -- it's kind of a passion for us, what can we say -- and when we find one we like a lot, we love sharing. Here's a hardcover glossy photobook featuring the lovely bikini, nude model and AV star Mikami Yua, a charming and sweet girl who shows us everything we want to see, including her "hair nude" as they say in Japan. This is her 2nd photobook.
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    $48.00
  • Figure King NO. 212
    A fantastic magazine for collectors of all kinds of toys, figures, this is a new magazine available from J-List each month: Figure King. A really amazing magazine containing hundreds of wonderful anime and toy items in each issue, this is the one item you need to stay on top of hundreds of cool items sold in Japan (many of them available through J-List). Each issue is perfect bound (no staple) and features over 200 pages of pictures and information on the toy and figure world in Japan.
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    $18.00
  • Animage July 2016
    Here's a new issue of Animage, the magazine that has shaped how we view animation more than any other. Each issue is filled with information and color artwork from current anime, games, manga, voice actresses and more. And with each issue, you get a free gift! It's a great magazine, and we're proud to be able to offer it at J-List! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Bungou Stray Dogs, Boku no Hero Academia, Macross Delta, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Osomatsu-san, Gintama, Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Osomatsu-san, Sakamoto Desu Ga, D.Gray Man, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, King of Prism, Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE! Binan Koko Chikyu Boei Bu Love Love, and Free!. You get free posters (Joker Game, Osomatsu-san, Sakamoto Desu Ga, Free! and more, plus a thick sheaf printed document protectors. A great magazine for fujoshi fans!
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    $11.50
  • Comptiq July 2016
    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, Re:Stage! Project, GIRLS und PANZER, Tokyo 7th Sisters, and more. You get great manga inside the magazines, a gorgeous large sized poster of Stella Maris and more!
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    $11.50
  • UTB   Up To Boy Aug 2016 vol. 244
    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 Kodama Haruka on the cover, plus articles on Nana Okada, Akiari Suda, Higuchi Hina, and more. Of course this issue also includes a big poster for omake!
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    $12.85
  • Dengeki Moeoh August 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 Anin Tofu, plus the art of Miyu Miyasaka, muku, Peko, and more. Best of all, this issue features a Dengeki 32 page full color omake art book, with super sexy summer swimwear illustrations by Japan's top artists.
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    $12.50
  • Comptiq Sep 2016
    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, Strike Witches, Fate/grand order, Tokyo 7th Sisters, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Strike Witches, and Brave Witches. For this month you get more free stuff, including Tokyo 7th Sisters official stickers and a giant poster, plus a Fate/grand order "clear file" document protector.
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    $12.00
  • ULTRA JUMP Sep 2016
    Japan has a highly addictive manga culture that's brimming with stories for customers of all types, so long as you're into manga with a more mature feel about them. In an effort to bring Japanese manga culture closer to you, we're bringing you Ultra Jump, a terrific manga magazine that's never afraid to show off mildly graphic content like blood, violence, and some sexy skin. In this issue: Enjoy over 600 pages of pure manga awesomeness with 17 titles including Maohsama Chotto Sore Totte, Jojolion, Mononogatari, No Guns Life, La Vie en Doll, RWBY, Connect, selector infected WIXOSS, Lady and Old Man, and more! There's also a great Summer 2016 Special illustration collection inside, in full color.
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    $8.00
  • How to Draw Manga Super Deform Pose - Chibi Character ver.
    This is another great How to Draw book that helps you learn to "see" anatomy by studying different poses. This book specializes in teaching how to draw "SD" or "super deformed" style characters, known as deforme in Japanese for some reason. The book gives you more than 650 poses to study, both on the high quality printed pages and on the included CD-ROM.
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    $26.00
  • Neko no Sumika
    This is the cutest comic we've seen in years, Neko no Sumika by the wonderful artist USONEKO, which explores our fascination with lovely and charming catgirls. It's filled with manga about four catgirls, who are really cats who happen to have human features. It's so kawaii! This book is 150 pages.
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    $12.50
  • How To Draw Manga -- Moe Character no Kakiwake (Seikaku, Kanjo Hyogen)
    "Moe" is the soul of the anime otaku these days, translatable as the warm feeling you get when contemplating your favorite super-cute anime character. This is a great book with tons of examples of how to start from a blank sheet of paper and end up with your own amazing anime girl! Covers both personality and a broad range of emotions as well as character design. Japanese language, but easy to read illustrations that are very clear. 176 pages.
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    $26.00
  • Super Deform Pose -- Girls' Character ver.
    Here's an outstanding new "How to Draw Manga" book from the "Super Deform Pose" series. These books give you tons of information on how to create beautiful manga illustrations, especially on how to design super deformed or chibi characters. This volume focuses on girls' character. You'll find useful guides with illustrations by Pixiv artists on scenes for everything like action poses, sitting, bondage, and more. There are also more specialized guides for kisses, and even the infamous kabe-don (wall hitting) scenes. Perhaps best of all, this book comes with a CD-ROM full of sample images and materials. A must have book for aspiring artists. 160-pages.
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    $26.00
  • GREASEBERRIES 2   Masamune Shirow Artworks
    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 volume 2
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    $38.00
  • REI -- Homare Artworks (Fool's Art)
    This is a fabulous erotic artbook featuring the mosamazing illustrations of artist Homare, which range from nude women in fantasy settings to highly charged sexual imagery, video game characters, and more. Super high quality in this book, with both the illustrations themselves and the printing being amazing.
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    $36.00
  • Alice Soft WIFE Series Art Works
    This is a great artbook for hentai fans capturing all the amazing erotic art of the "Wife" series of games from Alice Soft, about married women who have trouble only having sex with their husbands, but who instead stray a lot and have sex with whoever they want. The book is amazingly thick -- about 230 pages -- and filled with wonderful glossy art on every page. A great item for fans of unfaithful (but beautiful) hitozuma and NTR themes in hentai games and anime,
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    $48.00
  • Neko Atsume Special Sticker Book
    A great collector's item for fans of the hit smartphone app Neko Atsume, where you place toys and food in the garden and watch cats play or eat. This special sticker book features 6 sheets (457 individual stickers) worth of cute art of your favorite kawaii cats. Stick them in your notebook, letters, smart phone, or anywhere you want! Also comes with a mini letter set! Nice!
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    $16.00
  • Kagawa Hisashi TOEI Animation Precure Works
    Wow, this is a really amazing and thick glossy artbook for Precure fans, filled with illustrations, character info and rare design work from Hisashi Kagawa, creator of the Pretty Cure magical girl anime series. Over 140 pages, you get illustration after beautiful illustration for collectors and fans, with all the characters presented for you. Amazingly high quality!
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    $28.85
  • Nekoatsume Official Book   Neko Atsume Dukushi Hyakkei
    A great collector's item for fans of the hit smartphone app Neko Atsume, where you place toys and food in the garden and watch cats play or eat. This is the NekoAtsume Official Book, filled with awesome information and art from the game, including details of all game locations, plus the names of all the cats in the games. The book is in Japanese, but cat names are listed in English.
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    $14.50
  • Boneless Dog and Boneless Cat
    Boneless Dog and Boneless Cat are the ultimate evolutions of a fat dog and fat cat. These ball of concentrated kawaii were first seen as "Line Stamps," cute emoji that you can use in the popular Japanese messaging app called "Line." This is a super cute manga detailing the cute and funny lives of Boneless Dog and Boneless Cat. 9 chapters including an introduction to Boneless Dog and Boneless Cat plus you also get a free sticker sheet! Nyantastic! 124 pages.
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    $14.00
  • 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
  • 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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    $38.00
  • Twinkle Star - Suzu Mitake
    Suzu Mitake is a fresh new sensation in the Japanese AV industry, who debuted as a nude gravure idol in 2015. This is her very first hardcover photobook, that aims to introduce to fans her delicious looks, curves and cute face. With a bombastic H-Cup breast size at just 21 years old, Suzu-chan will blow you mind as she dazzles us in skimpy bikinis and dresses, or even hair nude, outside or between the bed sheets. A very nice photobook for all AV star fans.
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    $38.00
  • Hiragana Times Aug 2016 NO. 358
    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 #358 features the hunters of the ocean exhibit at the National Science Museum at Ueno, Tokyo, free umbrella rental from a vending machine, connecting Japan to the world through sports, and more. Great articles for all levels of Japanese study!
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    $5.85
  • Megami MAGAZINE Sep 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 Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Rewrite, Qualidia Code, Masou Gakuen HxH, Active Raid, New Game!, Ange Vierge, Regalia The Three Sacred Stars, Kuma Miko, Amanchu!, Kono Bijutsuby ni wa Mondai ga Aru!, Shokugeki no Soma, Nejimaki Seirei Senki, Re: Zero kara Hajimaru Isekai Seikatsu, Kono Bitsujubu ni wa Mondai ga Aru, and Bang Dream!
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    $12.50
  • How to Draw Background   Background Catalogue House and Room
    We have many books that teach you how to draw anime and manga characters but drawing backgrounds is as important as the characters. For those interested in creating those breathtaking backgrounds seen on anime by digital means, this how to draw book will show you the way. Contains detailed instructions which are easy to understand, specifically focusing on creating backgrounds for illustrations digitally using real rooms for insppiration, then exploring how to color them. 160 pages. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan. Comes with a CD ROM with layer-separated illustrations and photos found inside the book.
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    $34.00
  • 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
  • Beginner KANJI Practice ROKUDOHOU Notebook   Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji 240 characters
    Improve your writing style and learn the fundamentals of Japanese with these Kanji practice notebooks. Each page shows not only the correct stroke count and technique, but also the proper way to balance your lines to make your Kanji look professional and beautiful. This beginner's book includes Hiragana, Katakana, and the 240 most basic Kanji everyone needs to know. A must have for those who are learning Japanese. Best of all, in addition to a great kanji studying workbook, you get a useful kanji poster you can pull out and hang on your wall for extra motivation.
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    $3.85