Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • KAGEROH - Erina Mano photobook
    Don't look now, but it's time for another fabulous hardcover Japanese photobook capturing a lovely model, in this case Erina Mano, who brings her great light into our lives. This double thick photobook features more than 100 pictures of the model, relaxing around the house in bra and panties, wearing sexy lingerie, wearing a tiny swimsuit on the beach, inviting me to join her in bed. If true perfection exists, we think we found a tiny piece of it. Hard cover photo book, 100+ pages.
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    $36.00
  • Ultra Jump April 2017
    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 Inertia 67%, Jojolion, Mononogatari, No Guns Life, Maohsama Chotto Sore Totte, Connect, Lady and Old Man, and more! There's also a Rozen Maiden Zero Desktop Stand Calendar.
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    $8.65
  • Gabriel Dropout vol. 1
    One anime and manga that's a lot of fun is Gabriel Dropout, about a group of angels and demons who graduate from Angel high school and come down to earth, only to have many interesting adventures. Written by the creator of Himouto Umaru-chan, the wonderful story with the most hilarious characters. This is the official manga, beautifully illustrated by artist Ukami. This is vol. 1.
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    $8.85
  • Gabriel Dropout vol. 2
    One anime and manga that's a lot of fun is Gabriel Dropout, about a group of angels and demons who graduate from Angel high school and come down to earth, only to have many interesting adventures. Written by the creator of Himouto Umaru-chan, the wonderful story with the most hilarious characters. This is the official manga, beautifully illustrated by artist Ukami. This is vol. 2.
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    $8.85
  • The Art of Tadashi Hiramatsu
    A collection of art works by veteran animator Tadashi Hiramatsu. Featuring a large collection of artworks from animes that he's worked on, such as Kare Kano, Evangelion, Abenobashi Magical Shopping District, Attack on Titan, Parasyte and Yuri on Ice. Filled with over 230 pages of sketches, story boards, key animations, finished artworks, and even including an interview with him. This art book is a must have for any art book collectors who love the process of making anime from sketch to finish.
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    $65.00
  • SENJOGAHARA HITAGI - Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book
    Now you can show your love for your favorite Monogatari Series girl, with the new Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book, an entire artbook dedicated to a single Monogatari heroine. Each book is filled with information on that character, with information from the serious as well as original character art, sketch work, seiyu and more. This book is dedicated to Hitagi Senjogahara, one of the best heroines in all anime, and voiced by Chiwa Saito. Lots of great art and visuals plus other info to gaze at on each page.
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    $17.50
  • Sword Art Online Magazine 3
    This is a great thick magazine completely dedicated to the awesomeness of Sword Art Online, which is filled with tons of information about this series, especially focusing on the new film. The book has tons of information, including detailed character information, seiyu, director and writer, and is great for fans of both seasons of the anime as well as the upcoming film. The magazine is super thick, meaning 226 pages, and there's lots for SAO fans to love. Like many anti-magazines, you get a free gift inside, a gorgeous document protector with an original image on it.
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    $16.50
  • Fantasy Illustration Encyclopedia
    An easy to understand encyclopedia of fantasy creatures for your referencing needs, be it for tabletop gaming or solely to increase your knowledge in fantasy creatures. From dragons to devils, this in-depth encyclopedia comes with a total of 78 different creatures. Each entry comes with detailed creature descriptions such as history and stats, along with a beautiful illustration, with over 30 popular artists collaborating for this encyclopedia.
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    $21.00
  • Hiragana Times Apr 2017 NO. 365
    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 #366 features articles explaining how to find out when cherry blossoms will bloom in Japan, information on accommodations for long term visitors to Japan, current trends of game centers, introducing the Shikoku area to travel to, and plenty of study material that you wouldn't normally get elsewhere.
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    $12.50
  • B's Log May 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 Osomatsu-san, Idolish Seven, Uta no Prince-sama, and Attack on Titan. You also get awesome posters from Uta-Puri and Idolish Seven. Get it now!
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    $12.50
  • Eromanga Sensei vol. 3
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 3.
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    $9.25
  • Shigeo Hamashima Works Collection
    This is a great glossy artbook featuring the Shigeo Hamashima, a talented contact artist who is female, featuring hundreds of her amazing sexual works from games, glossy color monitors, and original images. The art is wonderful, and her characters are so charming, and of course very ecchi, always happy to lift their skirts and pulled on their panties there are 130 pages this book, all very satisfying.
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    $38.00
  • Spice and Wolf - The Tenth Year Calvados
    Here's a treat for fans of the Spice and Wolf anime and novels: a 10th Anniversary artbook, with tons of great original art by Koume Keito, who illustrated the manga version of the story. Each page is filled with wonderful illustrations of everyone's favorite wolf girl Holo, which you will love. It will look great in your artbook collection! 128 pages, full color printing.
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    $42.85
  • Super Sonico 10th Anniversary Book
    Here's a treat for fans of Super Sonico: a deluxe 10th anniversary artbook filled to the brim with more than 250 illustrations of Sonico and her friends, published by Nitroplus. The book is simply amazing, hardcover with glossy printed pages, with amazing art by the original creator Tsuji Santa. The book is designed with a special binding that lets it open completely flat, so you can enjoy looking at the artwork without forcing the book open or damaging it. The photobook also comes with a thick outer protective box to make sure you can store the book without damaging it.
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    $62.00
  • Kiss me Eimi - Eimi Matsushima photobook
    For the first time ever, gravure idol Eimi Matsushima is releasing a photobook. This hardcover photobook has over 80 pages of high quality print. Contains tons of mouth watering photos of her in various states of undress on the bed, wearing a tiny bikini covering her large breasts in the beach, putting on a sexy lingerie, bubbles covering only the essential parts of her body, and plenty of suggestive poses and close up pictures of her body. You will definitely want to be kissed by her after looking at these photos!
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    $45.00
  • Iroha - Iroha Yanagi Visual Book
    In this new photobook by Iroha Yanagi, she delights us with over 90 pages of high quality photos. Featuring photos of her wearing clothes that accentuates the curves of her body along with a gorgeous view of Japan's scenery, and her trip to the onsen (hot spring) wearing a yukata. Also comes with a healthy amount of close up shots of her in her lingerie, and various states of undress. You will definitely not want to miss this.
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    $28.50
  • Dengeki Moeoh April 2017
    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. This issue comes with a free gift: an awesome "Shonko bikini dakimakura cover" (standard sized pillow cover) so you can have sexy times with Shonko! A wonderful free gift for fans!
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    $18.85
  • Tsubasa Hanekawa - Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book
    Now you can show your love for your favorite Monogatari Series girl, with the new Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book, an entire artbook dedicated to a single Monogatari heroine. Each book is filled with information on that character, with information from the serious as well as original character art, sketch work, seiyu and more. This book is dedicated to Tsubasa Hanekawa, voiced by Horie Yui, and it's filled with wonderful art and information both of normal Tsubasa as well as her cat alter ego.
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    $17.50
  • Nadeko Sengoku - Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book
    Now you can show your love for your favorite Monogatari Series girl, with the new Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book, an entire artbook dedicated to a single Monogatari heroine. Each book is filled with information on that character, with information from the serious as well as original character art, sketch work, seiyu and more. This book is dedicated to Nadeko Sengoku, voiced by Kanazawa Hana, who is one of the most kawaii characters in the whole show. She's represented by a white snake.
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    $17.50
  • Mayoi Hachikuji - Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book
    Now you can show your love for your favorite Monogatari Series girl, with the new Anime Monogatari Series Heroine Book, an entire artbook dedicated to a single Monogatari heroine. Each book is filled with information on that character, with information from the serious as well as original character art, sketch work, seiyu and more. This book is dedicated to Mayoi Hachikuji, the cute lost girl who's always trying to find her home, and who is represented by a snail. Such cute art! The cover of this artbook has a paper wrap (obi) that is slightly different color, which is why the cover seems to have two colors.
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    $17.50
  • Eromanga Sensei vol. 2
    Eromanga Sensei is a popular light novel, and now the manga, by Oreimo creator Tsukasa Fushimi and illustrated by Hiro Kanzaki the. It's the story of a high school student named Masamuna Izumi who loves writing white novels, but since he can't draw he has his anonymous partner Eromanga Sensei (Professor Adult Manga) to the illustrations for him. Imagine his surprise when he finds that his secret illustrator is really his younger sister Sagiri, a hikikomori who never leaves her room. What awesome adventures are in store for both of them? This manga is in Japanese, but there are hiragana / furigana next to the kanji, making them easier to read, and great for students! This is volume 2.
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    $9.25
  • Figure COLLECTION - Lights! Camera! Action!
    Here's a great photobook for fans of Japan's beautiful anime figures, which expertly captures the grace and loveliness of our favorite anime characters, in prepainted figure form. There are dozens of figures in this photobook, including all the heroines from Saekano, Bakemonogatari/Monogatari Series, Fate/stay night and DanMachi, and it's so wonderful to be able to see them photographed as well. Comes with a special inside book on "how to photograph anime figures like a pro."
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    $20.00
  • Amour - AIKA 1st Photobook
    Here's a really special item for fans of erotic photo books from Japan, the first photobook of top adult film star AIKA. In this photobook, which is fully hardcover and very classy and beautiful, you get to enjoy the actress who shows you've removed body in many and in many delightful fashions. The book is double thick, with more than 150 pages of top-quality photographs. AIKA is the top JAV film star in Japan right now.
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    $50.00
  • Hyottoshite GAL ha Orera ni Yasashiinodeha? Anthology Comic
    Gyaru fans, this is something that you will enjoy. Published by Rex Comics with the cover illustrated by Hisasi, this manga anthology is a collection of 7 stories over 140 pages (each drawn by a different artist) about attractive gyarus who for some reason treats our good for nothing protagonists kindly compared to others.
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    $10.00
  • figma - archetype next:she grey color ver.
    MAX Factory releases the next generation female figma model with more realistic body proportions. It can be used as a model for your manga illustrations or as a base for your own custom action figure. Extremely posable and comes with an articulated figma stand to help you with various poses. This is the grey color version.
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    $35.00
  • Bonnou Festival 48/100 Pictorial Record 2017
    This is an outstanding new art book that was published at the Tokyo Bonnou Festival, which captures 100 truly amazing original illustrations from Japan's top artists. The format is simple, each page features the full-color artwork on the right side, with information on the illustrator, the illustration title, and the signature of the artist on the left side. All the illustrations are great, and the variety and quality are incredible. You can follow your favorite artists on Pixiv! 100 pages, full-color glossy printing.
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    $32.00
  • Avian Romance
    There's a really wonderful item for all otaku: a glorious color doujinshi by illustrator Anmi, showing his original characters in the Pink Label series, who are cheerleaders. As always, the art is incredibly beautiful, and the girls are very wonderful to see on every page. Large A4 size, glossy color printing on every page. 12 pages.
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    $12.00
  • The Legend of ZELDA Hyrule Encyclopedia
    A great item for fans of the Legend of Zeda, this is a super thick hardcover artbook and information book presenting all the details from the entire 30 year history of the series, with tons of visuals including all characters, enemies, bosses, environments, game items, and more. Additional easter eggs include an interview with the creator Eiji Aonuma, plus all the old classic advertisements used to promote the Zelda games over the years. 318 pages, very high quality printing. Note that the cover of this book is very beautiful, but it has a gold foil that doesn't scan well. It looks much better in person.
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    $68.00
  • Glamorous - Mion Sonoda
    Let's all step back and take in the beauty of Mion Sonoda, who just released a new full nude hardcover photo book, filled with pictures of her in sexy poses, showing us a peak of her underwear, getting naked next to a classic Rolls-Royce, closing for 60 times inexpensive hotel, and drinking beer in Amsterdam. Really lovely photos! Published by Futabasha.
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    $46.50
  • Fantasy Matrix (Fantasy Character Design)
    Here's a great new addition to the How to Draw Manga series that gives you some solid information on how to design RPG style fantasy characters. The book covers all the basics, character classes, matrix and party construction, magical items common in fantasy worlds, and more. There are many detailed images that you can copy the art of, or just gaze at and enjoy since it's so beautiful published by Mizuna Tomomi and Muru-sha, 160 page
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    $22.00
  • 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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    $42.00
  • B's LOG April 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 Code:Realist Fantastic Party, Idolish Seven, Uta no Prince-sama, Touken Ranbu, and Diabolik Lovers. Best of all, you get two posters!
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    $10.00
  • Fukuneko Biyori - Syroh Artworks
    Here's a nice art book for fans of outstanding "Moe" artwork, the first art book release ever by ilustrator Syroh, who fils the Internet with such nice pictures of cute girls with cat ears, acute shimapan, ridiculously kawaii hats, schol swimsuits, and much more. The art book is outstanding, featuring more than 100 pages of large-format glossy artwork by the artist, and you get lots of commentary, and an interview in the back. All of the works of this talented artist are captured here, making it great for your collection! This is the standard softcover edition of this artbook release, which is very high quality.
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    $38.00
  • Fukuneko Biyori Limited Edition - Syroh Artworks
    Here's a nice art book for fans of outstanding "Moe" artwork, the first art book release ever by ilustrator Syroh, who fils the Internet with such nice pictures of cute girls with cat ears, acute shimapan, ridiculously kawaii hats, schol swimsuits, and much more. The art book is outstanding, featuring more than 100 pages of large-format glossy artwork by the artist, and you get lots of commentary, and an interview in the back. All of the works of this talented artist are captured here, making it great for your collection! This is the limited edition of this artbook, which comes as an amazing hardcover version, and you also get a separate art book containing the genga (schedule work), never before published. Both books are covered in a very high-quality outer protective box. Note that this limited item cannot be reordered, so grab it now!
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    $60.00
  • Kanji Wall Poster
    Presenting the White Rabbit Press Kanji Wall Poster, featuring all the kanji you need to know in one comprehensive and color-coordinated poster.The complete kanji poster includes: All the joyo kanjiEvery kanji you need to know for all four levels of the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)All the characters' on and kun readings Plus, each character is numbered to coordinate with White Rabbit Press Kanji flashcards. The characters are conveniently color-coordinated by level so you can even use it to review for the JLPT.The White Rabbit Press Kanji Poster includes the 1926 kanji included on the JLPT's list, plus the remaining 19 joyo kanji not included on the JLPT, for a grand total of all 1945 kanji designated as official general use characters (joyo kanji) by the Japanese government. Dimensions: A0 ("A Zero") size in landscape format (84 x 119 cm / 33 x 47 in) and is shipped from Japan rolled in a tube. Great for any serious study of kanji! This is the Series 2 - 2010 Version.
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    $28.00
  • Genki I (Second Edition) Workbook   An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese 1 Workbook
    One of the questions we get asked at J-List a lot is, "I want to start learning Japanese, what book do you recommend?" Most textbooks are entirely dry, uninteresting, and cannot follow a student's pace, leaving students frustrated. However, a new series by The Japan Times has recently taken Japanese language for foreigners by storm, and comes highly recommended by anyone who has taken it -- Genki, An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese. The entire course has 23 lessons, guiding the student from the beginning until the student has mastered elementary grammar and can read not only hiragana and katakana but over 300 of the most commonly used kanji as well.Each lesson has: 1) a dialogue introducing vocabulary and grammar in a situation the student may find familiar; 2) a list of the vocabulary with hiragana, katakana, kanji and English meaning; 3) grammar with full explanations in English; 4) interesting usage notes; 5) several pages of practice questions designed to be fun and interesting incorporating dialogue skills, writing skills, and thinking skills; 6) additional vocabulary. Each lesson also has a complementary lesson in hiragana/katakana/kanji, with reading and writing exercises. The separate workbook has more writing exercises and kanji writing practice. This is simply the recommended textbook for anyone beginning Japanese up to 3rd level in the JLPT.THIS BOOK: This is the workbook complementing textbook I. Each lesson follows what has been learned in the corresponding lesson in the textbook, with written exercises to test comprehension of grammar and vocabulary (approximately 6-8 pages of material per lesson). A separate kanji section is included, with space to practice writing kanji (or make copies so you can practice more), and questions to test kanji knowledge with meanings and readings of the kanji. A perfect complement to the textbook and an excellent way to practice and test what has been learned. 7" x 10" (18 x 25.5 cm) 136 pages, card cover perfect bound. A supplemental CD-Rom w/ MP3 lessons (not available from previous edition) is also included to help you on your way to Japanese language proficiency. The Genki Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Series:Genki I (Lessons #1‾12): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Genki II (Lessons #13‾23): Textbook - Companion Workbook - Click here to see all the items we carry from the Genki Integrated Japanese series. A great bilingual textbook for studying the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test).
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    $20.00