Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • HIRAGANA Times Oct 2017
    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 #371 features an article about promoting the spirit of Ninja to the world, the future of the Japanese language and Yamato Kotoba, sightseeing spots still unknown to non-Japanese, a global campaign to promote appreciation of Sake, plus various Japanese study topics. It's great!
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    $6.25
  • B's LOG Nov 2017
    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: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Trigger, Idolish, Otome Yusha, Six Sicks, and Ensemble Stars. Best of all, you get a poster and postcard!
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    $12.25
  • Henjo vol. 1
    Henjo is a comedy manga which follows high school girl Amaguri Senko who gives the appearance of a cool girl but is also a huge pervert. She isn't afraid to read porn in public, admits to masturbating and isn't disturbed by the sight of sexual organs. One day, two adult men comes to live and work for her father who runs a company that she helps out with. Tons of sexy and dangerous situations arise which leads to many hilarious moments. This is volume 1.
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    $9.25
  • Henjo vol. 2
    Henjo is a comedy manga which follows high school girl Amaguri Senko who gives the appearance of a cool girl but is also a huge pervert. She isn't afraid to read porn in public, admits to masturbating and isn't disturbed by the sight of sexual organs. One day, two adult men comes to live and work for her father who runs a company that she helps out with. Tons of sexy and dangerous situations arise which leads to many hilarious moments. This is volume 2.
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    $9.25
  • Henjo vol. 3
    Henjo is a comedy manga which follows high school girl Amaguri Senko who gives the appearance of a cool girl but is also a huge pervert. She isn't afraid to read porn in public, admits to masturbating and isn't disturbed by the sight of sexual organs. One day, two adult men comes to live and work for her father who runs a company that she helps out with. Tons of sexy and dangerous situations arise which leads to many hilarious moments. This is volume 3.
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    $9.25
  • Gamers vol. 1
    Based on the popular light novel by Sekina Aoi, Gamers! is a romantic comedy, following the story of gamer Keita Amano who is one day invited to join the school's Gaming Club by the beautiful Karen Tendou. His rejection sets off a series of events and misunderstandings that will change the life of those around him. This is volume 1.
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    $8.85
  • Danberu nan kiro moteru? vol. 1
    This is a new comedy manga by Sandrovich Yabako and Maam. It follows the story of Sakura Hibiki, a high school girl who has a huge appetite. After her friend points out that she has gained weight, she decides to enroll in the nearby gym, where she meets Souryuuin Akemi, the student council president of her school. That was when she finds out that the gym is known for hardcore muscle building and Akemi has a muscle fetish. Hilarity ensues as Hibiki and Akemi joins the gym for very different reasons. This is volume 1.
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    $8.50
  • Danberu nan kiro moteru? vol. 2
    This is a new comedy manga by Sandrovich Yabako and Maam. It follows the story of Sakura Hibiki, a high school girl who has a huge appetite. After her friend points out that she has gained weight, she decides to enroll in the nearby gym, where she meets Souryuuin Akemi, the student council president of her school. That was when she finds out that the gym is known for hardcore muscle building and Akemi has a muscle fetish. Hilarity ensues as Hibiki and Akemi joins the gym for very different reasons. This is volume 2.
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    $8.50
  • 12 SEX Position Drawings For Boys Love Comic
    For all yaoi and boys love mangaka looking to improve their skills in drawing, check out this outstanding How to Draw Manga book that focuses on sex positions for boys love comics. Featuring 12 sex positions for you to study and learn in various angles, poses, and situations. Contains useful information that will improve your technique like proper anatomy, correct use of perspectives, and professional tips from the best BL artists in Japan. Plus bonus CD containing all the poses in the book. 104 pages.
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    $38.00
  • Drift Tengoku Oct 2017
    While in America import racing reigns supreme, in Japan it is the art of drifting that takes the spotlight. In drifting, drivers intentionally induce over and under-steering where the driver's are judged by control and technique as they race around a track. For those who wish to delve into the Drifting racing scene, Drift Tengoku is just the magazine for you, giving you insights on what the pros use to keep their rides in top shape. Not only do the photographers bring you right at the street side level capturing all the drifting action as it happens, they also bring you to car conventions to show to inspire you with additional must have add-ons to make sure your ride gets all the attention from the girls. Great for fans of Initial D!
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    $7.50
  • Comic Yuri Hime Nov 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 Citrus, Mikazuki no Karte, Yuru Yuri, and Mimi Mix, plus lots of other stories. 500+ pages, it's great!
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    $10.65
  • CHALDEA
    Harumochi presents an amazing doujinshi artbook featuring your favorite girls from Fate/Grand Order and Fate/Apocrypha. Enjoy moe illustrations of Saber, Jeanne, Tamamo, and more. 8 pages.
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    $8.00
  • RIMAINS
    Doujin circl arg presents a stunning doujin artbook showcasing the artistic talents of APT. This is a book which feature's APT's original girl characters in breathtaking backgrounds from post-apocalyptic ruins to lush green fields. It's a great item for collectors of amazing art. 12 pages, all in full color.
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    $12.85
  • POKIZM 7
    Fate/Grand Order is super hot among doujin artists and we make sure to showcase their amazing art here at J-List. This is an outstanding doujin artbook by circle POKIZM featuring your favorite Fate/Grand Order characters in full color artwork. A perfect item for fans of Fate/Grand Order! 16 pages.
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    $12.85
  • GUN x JK
    Cute girls and guns go well together and this artbook is the proof. This original doujin artbook by Maruyaki Salmon depicts cute girls holding guns and sometimes wearing body armor or in the heat of action. The book is larger than your average doujinshi so you can appreciate the artwork better. 18 pages, all in full color. This is volume 1.
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    $18.00
  • GUN x JK 2
    Cute girls and guns go well together and this artbook is the proof. This original doujin artbook by Maruyaki Salmon depicts cute girls holding guns and sometimes wearing body armor or in the heat of action. The book is larger than your average doujinshi so you can appreciate the artwork better. 18 pages, all in full color. This is volume 2.
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    $21.50
  • Kujira no Koraha Sajyouni Utau Official Fanbook
    For fans of the manga Children of the Whales, this is the official fanbook from the author Abi Umeda which contains plenty of illustrations, story boards and promo materials from the series as well as detailed information of the characters and the beautiful mysterious world setting.
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    $12.00
  • Jigoku Shoujo Illustrations - Kyouka Suigetsu
    Here's a very special item: artbook for fans of Jigoku Shoujo (Hell Girl), a popular anime about a special website you can only access at midnight, and its purpose is to allow people to send someone they hate to hell. The person in question is delivered to hell by Enma Ai, a beautiful girl with supernatural powers. This is an artbook dedicated to Enma AI, filled with the most amazing illustrations across all of the series. With 125 pages, it's one of the thickest and most gorgeous art books we've sen. A highly recommended item! The anime is also great for fans of Hanazawa Kana, who voices Ai-chan.
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    $32.00
  • Chocolat - Rena Suzunone Art Works
    Lovers of beautiful anime girls rejoice. This is the first art book by popular illustrator Rena Suzunone who is known for her illustrations of beautiful girls and usage of color. With a total of 124 pages, there are over 100 pages worth of cute and beautiful girl illustrations from her original creations to game illustrations. Also included is an interview with her on 100 frequently asked questions.
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    $52.00
  • neko no natsuyasumi
    A nyantastic doujinshi artbook by doujin circle SORANEKO-MIX. All characters in this artbooks are original and they are all catgirls! Enjoy the sight of super cute catgirls in various outfits and poses. A wonderful item for catgirl lovers! 20 full color pages.
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    $14.00
  • KMKM
    This is a nice original doujinshi artbook by circle KMKM, who's just one guy who drew, printed, and sold this book at Comiket. The girl in the artbook is his original character and sort of mascot. This is volume 1 which shows his original character in various spring outfits. 20 pages, all full color and printed in glossy paper.
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    $18.00
  • Seifuku Shojo - Uniform Girl
    If you like schoolgirls or Japanese school uniforms in general, then this wonderful original doujinshi artbook by Yume no Kakera is for you. This is a full color artbook featuring various schoolgirls and school uniforms. High quality art and the girls are absurdly cute! 12 pages.
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    $14.00
  • BREAK TIME! 3
    For fans of DMM mobile games, this is the fanbook for the Flower Knight Girl game. Drawn by doujin circle City Forest, this is a simple and short 8 page A4 sized booklet with a bonus short story included.
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    $5.50
  • Blue Reflection Official Visual Collection
    Here is the official art book for Blue Reflection, the highly anticipated JRPG from Gust, developer of popular series such as the Atelier and Ar tonelico series. Mel Kishida who is the character designer of anime Hanasaku Iroha, Heaven's Memo Pad as well as the previous Atelier series games is the character designer of the game. It is a massive book with 240 pages worth of beautiful art works, from sketches, story board, concept art, character designs, costume designs, in depth character profiles, environment design and plenty more.
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    $46.00
  • Stage Door - Yuria Kizaki (AKB48)
    On 12th April of 2017, one of our favorite idols, Yuria Kizaki from the popular idol group AKB48 announced her graduation from the idol group and this is her graduation photo book. Filled with tons of amazing high quality pictures of her in swim wear and lingerie enjoying herself around Thailand, frolicking around the beaches and resorts there with many close up shots. Included is a special thank you note with her autograph and a special interview.
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    $24.00
  • Is the Order a Rabbit? (GochiUsa) Season 2 TV Anime Guide - Miracle Blend
    Is the Order a Rabbit? / GochiUsa fans, rejoice! The GochiUsa Season 2 TV Anime Official Guidebook is here packed with lots of gorgeous illustrations from the anime and promotional materials plus complete story guide of all TV episodes, detailed character descriptions / profiles of the main girls, voice actor interviews, creator & staff comments and interview, and a whole lot more. This is the definitive guidebook if you're a fan of the awesome moe anime GochiUsa and want to know every bit of juicy information about the anime and characters. 128-pages.
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    $42.00
  • Kara no Kyoukai the Garden of sinners All illustrations
    This is an amazing artbook for Type-Moon and Kara no Kyoukai fans compiling all artwork featuring Kara no Kyoukai by Kinoko Nasu and Takeshi Takeuchi. This artbook takes you to the beginning of Kara no Kyoukai from it's doujin roots to the wonderful animated film series with tons of gorgeous illustrations by Takeuchi, printed on glossy paper. It also comes with several manga chapters of Mirai Fukuin called "extra chorus" plus an interview with Nasu and Takeuchi. A rare item all Type-Moon fans must have.
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    $48.50
  • Bokutachi no Dagashi
    Take a trip down memory lane with this book featuring dagashi or cheap Japanese snacks. The book is divided into three sections including the history of dagashi and how the name was coined, an encyclopedia of all the long running dagashi snacks starting from the '50s up to the '70s and beyond, and last is the future of dagashi and where it's headed. Fans of the dagashi kashi anime will appreciate this book and even recognize some of the dagashi featured. 124 pages.
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    $18.50
  • Newtype Oct 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 Owarimonogatari, Code Geass, Touken Ranbu, Re:Creators, No Game No Life, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Gundam, Fate/grand order, Fate/Apocrypha, Fate/stay night, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Senki Zesshou Symphogear, Hibike Euphonium, My Hero Academia, Kubikiri Cycle, Idolm@ster Side M, Tsuki ga Kirei, Strike Witches, Brave Witches, Kakegurui, Digimon, New Game!, Made in Abyss, Gundam The Origin, Kantai Collection, Gamers!, Itsuki no Mirai e, and Love Live! Sunshine!.
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    $10.50
  • Coro Coro Comic Oct 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 tons of exclusive cards and Kaitou Shonen Jokers comic, plus more.
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    $6.85
  • Parfait - Oneloli Yuri Anthology
    If you like yuri comics, here is a new collection of manga for you. Published by Yuri Hime Comics, this manga collection has 11 stories by different artists with over 130 pages of content. Featuring cute and heartwarming stories of older sisters who can't help but to fall in love with their adorable innocent little sisters.
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    $10.00
  • Palette - illustrator lack Artworks
    "lack" is a prolific illustrator famous for his works on Fate/Grand Order, Duel Masters, Card Fight Vanguard, Future Card Buddy Fight, Lord of Vermillion, Chain Chronicle, and Shingeki no Bahamut. This artbook contains over 160 illustrations from all his popular works as well as original designs. A great artbook to add to your artbook collection. Get it while you can!
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    $34.00
  • 180 Common Expressions Used by Native Japanese Speakers in Regular Conversation
    J-List sells a lot of Japanese textbooks and study materials to help those who want to learn Japanese. Here is a new textbook for you to level up your Japanese. 180 Common Expressions Used by Native Japanse. The book will further improve your Japanese with frequently used expressions, along with explanations and similar expressions in English, which is good to deepen your understanding of the language. The book includes romaji, that is, Romanized Japanese text as well as the original hiragana, katakana and kanji, to help you read. Includes an audio CD inside the book.
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    $25.00
  • Costume Party Make Up Book 2017-2018
    For serious cosplayers who want to improve their craft, a little makeup goes a long way to make you look closer to your favorite anime or video game character. This magazine will teach you all about makeup cosplay from the right tools to how to apply makeup, with tons of different styles and characters as examples. Instructions are detailed and fairly easy to follow even if you don't know any Japanese. Recommended for cosplayers, male or female!
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    $13.00
  • 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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    $25.00
  • 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