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
  • The Art of Sword Oratoria - Kiyotaka Haimura Illustrations
    Kiyotaka Haimura, the artist for the covers and interior illustrations of To Aru Majutsu no Index series and now Danmachi Gaiden Sword Oratoria presents this epic and gorgeous artbook of his compiled Sword Oratoria works! Spanning from 2013-2017, this book is packed with amazing illustrations that showcases the dreamy world of Haimura's work that you've always wanted to see. 144 pages.
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    $36.85
  • Hiragana Times July 2017 NO. 369
    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 #369 features an article about the world's largest idol event in Tokyo, experience Sumo wrestling, get a feel for Japan's good old days at Kawaba Village, a system of understanding Kanji, slippers, plus strategies for learning Japanese. It's great!
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    $36.85
  • Coro Coro Comic July 2017
    Coro Coro comic gets its name from the Japanese word "koro koro" (something that is thick, fat and small, a term endeared by children and lovers of cuteness alike). Jam packed with explosive artwork, Coro Coro is a treat for serious manga fans and those who want to see what it's all about. With a massive 21 stories filling this volume, featuring Inazuma Eleven Go, Yokai Watch, Pokemon, Doraemon, Nintendo's Mario and many other popular pop culture characters, Coro Coro is sure to satisfy your manga cravings. 740 pages. Comic Coro Coro always comes with cool furoku free stuff, and this issue comes with lots of cool stuff, including a free Duel Masters comic, Future Card Buddy Fight card, and more.
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    $6.50
  • Schwestern in Liebe! - Watashi no Yuri wa Oshigotodesu vol. 1
    Watashi no Yuri wa Oshigotodesu or My Yuri is Work, follows the story of Hime Shiraki, a cute girl who just wants everyone to like her so she puts up an act of being a nice girl. One day she bumps into another girl and accidentally breaks the girl's hand. The girl turns out to be the owner of a yuri-themed cafe so now Hime must work as compensation for the injury she inflicted. She meets a lot of quirky employees but one girl named Mitsuki has really caught her attention and she accidentally calls her "Onee-sama." Is this genuine love? Find out in this cute and wonderful yuri manga by miman and YuriHime Comics. 6.5 chapters and 164 pages. This is volume 1.
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    $9.25
  • Comic Yuri Hime Aug 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 Citrus, plus lots of other stories. 538 pages, it's great!
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    $10.50
  • Super Pose Book Sexy ver. - Mion Sonoda
    Mion Sonoda poses in this sexy version of the Super Pose Book, an artistic reference book designed for the manga illustrator in mind. This book features the delightfully beautiful Mion Sonoda posing in erotic and sensual ways. 160 pages divided into 6 scenes or chapters from the basic pose to bathroom and shower. Fans will also love to stare at Mion's perfect nude body from all the angles possible. Great for collectors of high quality photobooks from Japan!
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    $34.00
  • Touhou Ibarakasen   Wild and Horned Hermit vol. 1
    Fans of the many iterations and variations of the Touhou world will want to take at look at this new spin-off manga, with a story by ZUN and art by Azuma Aya, this manga introduces Kasen Ibara, a.k.a. Kasen Ibaraki, a young girl with a mystical history and unknown history, but seems to have some kind of connection to the existing characters of the Touhou series. Only through following the story will we find out how she is connected within the Touhou universe and the kinds of great adventures she will have. 130+ pages.
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    $10.85
  • Ghost in the Shell 2 - Man Machine Interface Bilingual Manga
    A new edition and new translation of the sequel to the classic Ghost in the Shell manga, this is Man Machine Interface as you've never seen it before. Read along with the original Masamune Shirow text and brilliant action-packed manga imagery as he explores the ramifications of the cyberpunk genre first raised in the original GitS -- now with Japanese and English side by side so you can tackle some of the most challenging passages with ease. Presented in a sleek complete volume at B6 size and translated by Frederick Schodt, this is an essential addition to the complete collection of any Ghost in the Shell fan.
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    $30.00
  • Touhou Ibarakasen 2   Wild and Horned Hermit vol. 2
    Fans of the Touhou universe's many iterations will want to take at look at this new spin-off manga. With a story by ZUN and art by Azuma Aya, this manga introduces Kasen Ibara, a.k.a. Kasen Ibaraki, a young girl with a mysterious past who seems to have some kind of connection to the existing characters of the Touhou series. Only through following the story will we discover her place in the Touhou universe. This is volume 2 of the Ibarakasen manga, over 140 pages. Highly recommended for Touhou fans!
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    $11.50
  • Demi chan wa Kataritai vol. 2
    Demi-chan wa Kataritai aka Interviews with Monster Girls is a fun and interesting manga and anime by Petros featuring a world where Demi Humans (vampires, succubi, dhurahan, etc.) exist and they are now socially accepted by the world. It follows the story of Tetsuo Takahashi, a high school teacher who's very interested in Demi and he gets to learn more about them when his school starts accepting Demi students and teachers. A fun read with lots of cute monster girls. 140+ pages. This is volume 2.
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    $10.00
  • Moeru! Megami Jiten (Renewal ver)   Goddess Encyclopedia
    The Moe Moe Goddess Encyclopedia is back and better than ever! Over 40 amazing goddesses from all over the world are represented in this 200-page volume, with detailed descriptions and beautiful moe art that brings out the best qualities of these fabulous female deities. Learn about sexy Aphrodite, adorable Skuld, regal Amaterasu, and many more, all while enjoying artwork from dozens of top moe artists. With tons of new content and all-new artwork, the Moeru! Megami Jiten is a great addition to your moe encyclopedia collection. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan.
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    $20.00
  • SD Gundam Design Works
    This is a great artbook for all Gundam fans and mecha anime enthusiasts detailing the wonderful world of SD Gundam. SD Gundam is a spinoff series of Gundam, featuring the robots in SD (super deformed) style. The artbook showcases a ton of SD Gundam designs as well as comments from mecha designers who greatly contributed to the franchise such as Koji Yokoi, Susumu Imaishi, Shinya Terashima, Hiroyuki Taiga, Takahiro Yamada, Hiroki Mutaguchi, and Layup. It's great to see all these cool mecha designs and the evolution of SD Gundam from it's humble beginnings to the massive franchise that it is now. 144 pages.
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    $28.50
  • Popopo -- Saki Hatsumi
    Wow, is all we can say when we look at this new hard cover photo book by Hatsumi Saki, a truly beautiful Japanese model who is showing us her full noon for the first time in the snow. Shot on location in Guam, the photobook has many pages, giving us great views of the beautiful model as she sits by the seaside, relaxes in her hotel room, photo treated to have a private moment with us in the bed. All the photos are very high quality, and there are approximately 120 pages of thick stock printed paper.
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    $46.00
  • How to Remove Girl's Clothes - Onnanoko no Fukuno Nugasekata
    Here's a How to Draw Manga book idea that we can really get behind: How to Remove Girl's Clothes, which shows nothing but illustrations of girls partially undressed, in the active having their clothes removed. Be it sexy camisole lingerie, Gothic Lolita outfits, basic blouses or school uniforms, those sexy tight spandex shorts called "spats" any other kind of clothing you can imagine. It's all here, in fabulous illustration after illustration, showing the method used to remove any type of clothing from a girl. Very important for creating art!
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    $26.00
  • 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
  • How to Draw the Panties
    We got an awesome new How to Draw book and this time you will learn how to draw the holy grail of anime and manga... panties! This book specifically shows you the right techniques on how to effectively draw panties from all angles, in different designs, and worn by different body types. You will learn everything there is to know how to draw panties from the simple white panty to the more advance and complicated ones with patterns/designs and frilly laces. This is a great book for those who want to draw ecchi manga or illustrations. 80 pages.
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    $25.00
  • How to Draw Manga   Bishoujo Character Design (Face, Body ver.)
    A how to draw manga featuring bishoujo character designing that shows in depth explanations and demonstrations on not only how to draw amazing looking moe girls, but also on the basics about how the face and body moves and functions. Even those who can not read Japanese, this book's colorful and intuitive artwork and sketching demonstrations will teach you about the basics like the functions of muscles and how they change the appearance of head and torso, to hints on how to make more realistic body parts through a better understanding of joints, bones and skin and how they change for characters of different sizes, body types, and ages. 176 pages. A must have book for aspiring artists. A great item for fans of high quality artist pose books and photobook collectors!
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    $26.00
  • Hiragana Times June 2017 NO. 368
    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 #368 featuring a grat update on Japanese martial arts, specifically Shorinji Kempo, you also get an update on otoko culture in the world, trends in Japanese language, a report on the new Legoland park to that opened in Osaka, Plus strategies for learning Japanese. It's great! For relaxing times, make it Hiragana Times!
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    $6.25
  • Dressing Boys White Paper   Josokko Hakusho
    If you're a fan of cross dressing, including otokonoko themes, here's a hardcore "mook" (a cross between a magazine and a book) that gives you great enjoyment, with lots of guys who can pass for girls playing with themselves, having sex in work or school settings, fulfilling your desires in public places and more. Comes with a region free 240 minute DVD featuring the works inside the magazine.
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    $18.00
  • Bomb July 2017
    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 features a special focus on SKE48's Jurina Matsui and and AKB48's Sakura Miyawaki, plus articles and gravure pages featuring HKT48, STU48, NMB48, NGT48, 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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    $11.85
  • Dengeki Bunko (Light Novel) Magazine vol. 56 July 2017
    J-List now carries Dengeki Bunko, a great magazine packed with content from the best light novels like Sword Art Online (SAO). Now you can reach the next level of fandom by enjoying the stories your favorite anime are based on, and improve your Japanese at the same time! Each issue of Dengeki Bunko is packed with character profiles, art, preview of upcoming game and anime spin-offs, cute manga, and new issues of serialized stories full of interesting characters. Plus you get omake (free stuff), like limited edition figures, posters and more! 500+ pages each month, printed in a high-quality perfect-bound package. IN THIS ISSUE: Featured content from Zero kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho, Eromanga Sensei, Mahouka Kokou no Rettousei, Tenshi no 3P, Kino no Tabi, Strike the Blood, and other great series! For omake, you get a Zero kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho Notebook and Sword Art Online Character Book Vol. 3! Issues limited, so don't miss it.
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    $10.00
  • Newtype July 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 Re:Creators, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei, Little Witch Academia, Boku no Hero Academia, Attack on Titan Season 2, King of Prism, Code Geass, Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel], KonoSuba 2, Bungou Stray Dogs, No Game No Life Zero, Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru, Monogatari Series, Saekano, Frame Arm Girls, Tenshi no 3P, Tsuki ga Kirei, Senki Zesshou Symphogear AXZ, and Fate/Apocrypha. Lots of free items in this issue too, including eight posters (four, double sided), four of them super large and glorious.
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    $12.50
  • Closed Game   Seishoujo Artworks
    Here's a really outstanding erotic artbook by the celebrated Seishoujo, creator of such famous eroge and anime works as Bible Black, Discipline and Starless, capturing his newest title, Closed Game. The book is amazing, filled with high quality artwork that will satisfy your every fetish. The book is very thick too, with 150 pages of art to gaze at, from game CGs to never-before-seen large format illustrations.
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    $38.00
  • Tenioha 2 AMAKURA Artworks
    This is a thick and satisfying art book for fans of thick Teonioha 2 AMAKURA, creator of some of the best erotic image art the eroge world has ever seen. Across 128 pages, you get to see hundreds of examples of the artists amazing erotic art, with his best sex scenes control of his characters. It's a full "visual fanbook," too, so it contains not only erotic scenes but also information on all of the characters in the game. This is a really outstanding art book for hentai fans choose one.
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    $36.00
  • Hoteri - Happoubijin illustrations
    Here's a really special treat for fans of modern Japanese hentai art: a new manga / artbook by Happou Bijin, the legendary illustrator who has helped revolutionize the world of Japanese adult games with his superb artwork, attention to detail (where it counts), and unique characters that easily send your libido running with just one look. He's also the artist of the popular BOIN series as well as the amazing Kanojo x Kanojo x Kanojo series and much more. Perhaps Happoubi Jin's most ambitious project to date, the book boasts plenty of hot girls from some of his famous works plus original illustrations.
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    $36.85
  • girls on the tree - Harikamo Illustrations
    This is a stunning new art book from artist Harikamo who is behind the series Urara Meirocho and Yoru Mori no Kuni no Sorani. This amazing art book allows us to step inside his artistic mind and see what he envisions. Cute young girls and nature go hand in hand, as they both convey purity and serenity. With so, this art book's theme is "girls on the tree". He does what he does best, illustrating cute girls alongside nature, be it lush green forests, bright blue skies, or amazing fantasy backgrounds. This is an amazing art book that would be a perfect fit into any collector's collection. Published by KR Comics, this art book has over 160 pages of beautifully printed illustrations.
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    $42.00
  • free -- Airi Suzumura photobook (3000 Limited)
    One of the most popular Japanese porn stars of today is Airi Suzumura, and she releases her limited edition all nude photobook, in collaboration with photographer Saiki Hiroyoshi. A perfect bound volume with hardcover and printed on high quality paper so you can enjoy the most of each gorgeous pictures where Jessica bares it all leaving nothing to the imagination. Simply gorgeous, only 3000 copies available in this world! A delightful item for all Japanese woman lovers and JAV fans.
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    $48.00
  • Harukaze - Suzu Harumiya
    Here's another gorgeous photobook from Japan, with a firm hardcover binding and fabulous glossy printed pages that are dedicated to communicating the beauty of Suzu Harumiya. From Osaka and born on October 1, 1996 with a G Cup bust, she really shines in this photobook that highlights her body in many great poses in bikini, lingerie, and nude.
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    $48.00
  • Cosplay Mate vol. 1
    Fans of cosplay will want to grab this new magazine called Cosplay Mate. Focusing on the hottest cosplayers in Japan, you will get full page shots of cosplayers in their best costumes and makeup under a surreal background that makes it look like they are part of it plus their profiles and even comments. It's a veritable collection of the most amazing cosplays in Japan all neatly wrapped for your enjoyment and awe. This is volume 1.
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    $12.50
  • 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
  • How to SM Imasugu Dekiru Shibari - Avoid Risk
    True fans know that Bondage is an art, before being a sex fetish, and this awesome new art guide book aims to teach readers about correct bondage ways and avoiding risk, detailing in pictures a large variety of ties and poses. From simple hand and arm ties to more advanced tangled combinations of knots including vibrators and dildos, learn everything about bondage and even more about how to respect and enlighten your partners with bondage plays. An interesting and fun book by Sanwa Mook. 130 pages.
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    $26.00
  • T Back Storys
    For fans of a very particular fetish with girls wearing T-Back panties, this is a great new hentai doujinshi for you. It features the illustrations of the talented Hamao, lambda, nohito, Ishimiso, Oryou and much more. They provide us with their own take, sharing their imagination of girl's wearing these sexy T-Back panties. 48 pages of beautifully drawn illustrations.
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    $18.85
  • If My Cat Turned a Cute Girl
    If you like cats and cute Japanese girls then this book is for you. This is a wonderful photobook that answers the important question, "What if your cat turned into a cute girl?" Featuring several popular sexy gravure models and real cute kitties posing for your enjoyment, some in extremely sexy positions and costumes including the Virgin Killer Sweater. A great photobook to add to your sexy model collection.
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    $26.85
  • S.H. Figuarts - Body-kun (Solid black Color Ver.)
    Bandai releases a new color version of their popular Figma action figure that are used as drawing models for artists and illustrators. With over 30 points of articulation and realistic range of motion, these are the perfect models for your original manga character! They now come with optional hands for holding objects. This is Body-kun, the male model in solid black color.
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    $63.80