Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • S Cawaii Mar 2016
    S Cawaii (Super Cawaii) is a wonderful Japanese fashion magazine available to you each month. You may know that Kawaii is the Japanese word for "cute," which all Japanese girls aspire to be -- and with the help of this excellent fashion magazine which captures both the outrageous fashions of gals as well as the more stylish fashions of girls in Japan age 18-25. IN THIS ISSUE: A close up look at this issue's cover girl Kiko Mizuhara, and all about the color pink. Fashion that would make you look like a movie star, thinking like a foreign gal and then an article featuring top model Aya Suzuki who answers 100 questions, plus makeup and fashion tips from the trendiest Tokyo girls.
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    $6.85
  • Dengeki G's Comic Mar 2016
    The latest volume of Dengeki G's Comic is here! Coming to you every other month, this magazine is packed with over 500 pages of manga based on popular light novels and bishoujo games. Plus, every issue comes with awesome omake, like posters, wall scrolls, and dakimakura covers! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Utawarerumono Itsuwari no Kamen, Ange Verge, Charlotte, Angel Beats!, Cafe-chan to Break Time, Tenshi no 3P!, Plastic Memories, and RO-KYU-BU. This issue's omake is a gorgeous deskmat featuring Sayuki Kuroda from Girls beyond the youth KOYA.
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    $8.00
  • Kaidan Kanojo   Teke Teke (Japanese Light Novel)
    Kaidan Kanojo or Ghost story girl, is a popular Japanese light novel written by Shingo Towazuki and illustrated by Tadahiro Miura, about a young girl named Yumeno Kurokawa who is a 1st year middle school student and wears a gothic lolita dress even in school. She is obsessed with a boy named Souga Saitou who is her classmate and stalks him regularly. Her reason for stalking Souga is because of his mysterious power that makes ghosts and phantoms like a teke teke (ghost with only an upper half body), in ghost stories, real. An exciting light novel with a yandere main heroine and chock full of interesting ghosts and phantoms! 200+ pages. This is volume 1.
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    $13.00
  • Kaidan Kanojo 2   Kuchisake-onna (Japanese Light Novel)
    Kaidan Kanojo or Ghost story girl, is a popular Japanese light novel written by Shingo Towazuki and illustrated by Tadahiro Miura, about a young girl named Yumeno Kurokawa who is a 1st year middle school student and wears a gothic lolita dress even in school. She is obsessed with a boy named Souga Saitou who is her classmate and stalks him regularly. Her reason for stalking Souga is because of his mysterious power that makes ghosts and phantoms like a kuchi sake-onna (female ghost wearing a mask to cover her hideous mouth), in ghost stories, real. An exciting light novel with a yandere main heroine and chock full of interesting ghosts and phantoms! 200+ pages. This is volume 2.
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    $13.00
  • Kaidan Kanojo 3   Zashiki Warashi (Japanese Light Novel)
    Kaidan Kanojo or Ghost story girl, is a popular Japanese light novel written by Shingo Towazuki and illustrated by Tadahiro Miura, about a young girl named Yumeno Kurokawa who is a 1st year middle school student and wears a gothic lolita dress even in school. She is obsessed with a boy named Souga Saitou who is her classmate and stalks him regularly. Her reason for stalking Souga is because of his mysterious power that makes ghosts and phantoms like a zashiki warashi (a tiny spirit that loves to play pranks on humans), in ghost stories, real. An exciting light novel with a yandere main heroine and chock full of interesting ghosts and phantoms! 200+ pages. This is volume 3.
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    $13.00
  • S Cawaii Feb 2016
    S Cawaii (Super Cawaii) is a wonderful Japanese fashion magazine available to you each month. You may know that Kawaii is the Japanese word for "cute," which all Japanese girls aspire to be -- and with the help of this excellent fashion magazine which captures both the outrageous fashions of gals as well as the more stylish fashions of girls in Japan age 18-25. IN THIS ISSUE: See popular girl group S Soul Sisters 3rd Generation and their boyish fahion, and then an article about otona gyaru (adult gal) fashions. Outerwear that'll make you look like a different person, preparing for spring and a close-up look at the private lives of S Models, plus makeup and fashion tips from the trendiest Tokyo girls.
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    $6.50
  • Nakayoshi Mar 2016
    Nakayoshi is one of Japan's oldest and best manga magazines, first published by Kodansha since 1954. For over 50 years, Nakayoshi has carried only the best shoujo manga, including timeless series like Princess Knight, Sailor Moon, Magic Knight Rayearth, and Cardcaptor Sakura. Each issue brings you over 400 pages of today's cutest manga for girls, with full furigana (kanji pronunciation guides) that make it easy to read for Japanese learners. You also get news, previews, and exclusive omake gifts that you won't find anywhere else. Experience the beauty of Japan's shoujo manga culture with the latest issue of Nakayoshi. IN THIS ISSUE: Enjoy new chapters of 17 excellent manga, plus a fabulous Manga Maker Set, make your own manga!
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    $6.65
  • Young Ace Mar 2016
    It's time for another fresh volume of Young Ace, Kadokawa's vivid monthly manga serial packed with dozens of popular titles in easily readable format, with furigana kanji readings throughout! It's a great magazine not only because it's full of awesome manga, but also because it helps develop your Japanese. Some contents might not be suitable for young readers, despite what the name would suggest. The manga includes furigana (hiragana above kanji) to make it easier for students of Japanese to ready/ In this issue: See great manga chapters from popular series including Boku Dake no Inai Machi, Nagato Yuki no Shoushitsu/Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuutsu, Blood Lad, Fate/stay night, Fate/zero, and ISUCA. A total of 600+ pages and 34 works serialzed for you! Best of all you get a set of Fate/stay night book markers, it's awesome.
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    $8.50
  • Otomate Magazine vol. 21
    The companion to top otome magazine B's Log, Otomate is a great magazine full of art and info from Japan's hottest games for fujoshi girls, plus cool omake (free stuff) in every issue. In this issue: Enjoy a special feature on Hakuouki with tons of visuals and details from the popular game series. Also featured, Diabolik Lovers Lunatic Parade, Collar x Malice, Norn9 Act Tune, Wand of Fortune R, Period: Cube, and other great games full of cool guys. Comes with an exclusive Hakuouki Special Multi Pouch and super huge poster featuring Diabolic Lovers Lunatic Parade. Over 70 pages of premium content for otome game fans!
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    $18.00
  • I Love Girls' Lingeries   Onnanoko no Shitagi Daisuki
    A great addition to our series of Moe books, this is the lingerie encyclopedia, that will teach you everything you need to know about girl's underwear, from different styles like seamless bras, baby dolls, and G-Strings, to full explanations on how to wear it, the whole thing being illustrated with gorgeous moe girls character illustration and cute sketches. A cool and original 112 page artbook for all pantsu fans as well as collectors of the Moe Moe Encyclopedia series.
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    $23.00
  • Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. Pai vol. 2
    One fun manga and anime that explores the genre of nyotaika (males spontaneously becoming female), as well as our collective fascination with twin tail hair styles, this is a sort of magical girl story about a perverted guy named Souji Mitsuka who loves twintail girls so much he becomes a twin-tailed magical girl himself. Great story and ecchi situations, and lots of cute twin tail girls for him to interact with. English title is "Gonna be the Twin-Tails!!" Recommended for fans of joso and otokonoko themes too. This is vol. 2, 160 pages.
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    $8.25
  • Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu. Pai vol. 1
    One fun manga and anime that explores the genre of nyotaika (males spontaneously becoming female), as well as our collective fascination with twin tail hair styles, this is a sort of magical girl story about a perverted guy named Souji Mitsuka who loves twintail girls so much he becomes a twin-tailed magical girl himself. Great story and ecchi situations, and lots of cute twin tail girls for him to interact with. English title is "Gonna be the Twin-Tails!!" Recommended for fans of joso and otokonoko themes too. This is vol. 1, 160 pages.
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    $8.25
  • How to Draw Girls Guidebook   From Morning to Night
    We have another great how to book Product Description Content ("BOOK" database) In this book, while looking at the lives of two of the character's high school girls and OL, whether they send any life, with the same kind of scene, should I use what kind of tools, such as, we explain the realistic life of girl . In addition, club activities and lessons, we also posted information and items you want to know, such as clothing. Author biography ("BOOK author introduction information") Tachibana / ermine illustrator. Magazines and books of illustrations, in addition to the work on the illustrations production of Sotei, and has been active as a Gurafikka of game. Emphasis on three-dimensional sense of coloration features of the shadow (this data is what this book has been published at the time that has been published) Note: there is a small amount of nudity in the book, please do not purchase if you're under 18.
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    $18.00
  • Underwater Knee-High Girls 3
    Japan proves once again they are number 1 in terms of coming up with new fetishes to enjoy. The latest product of the creative Japanese mind is a photobook about cute Japanese girls in one-piece swimsuits wearing knee-high socks while swimming underwater! Enjoy over 98 pages worth of beautiful close-up, collage, and portrait shots of angels in underwater wearing a variety of sexy swimsuits and amazing knee-high socks. B5 format. Highly recommended for fans of zettai ryoiki and Absolute Zone fashions.
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    $28.00
  • milimili -- Sayaka Isoyama
    Veteran gravure idol, actress, and sports writer; Sayaka Isoyama is back with a new gorgeous hardcover photobook titled "milimili", in which she shows her thanks for her fans with some of her most natural, beautiful and erotic shots so far, exposing her sexy curves in cute dresses, bikinis and even a glimpse of her taking a shower in some shots. An amazing experience with one of the most popular idol in Japan. The photobook is all 100% glossy color and 100% gorgeous, with approx. 130 pages.
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    $32.00
  • see you!! -- Miyuu Kusunoki
    Super gorgeous Japanese gravure (bikini) idol Miyuu Kusunoki really shines in this fabulous new hardcover photobook offering. It's a scientific fact that the photographs in this gorgeous book are hot enough to melt lead, so please handle this book with care. You'll love the dreamy photos on every page, and will come back and gaze at the pages often.
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    $34.00
  • Seyama Mariko Photobook
    An announcer, photographer and former fashion model whose beauty is recently being realized, this is Mariko Seyama's first photobook. Mariko was an annoncer for Nippon Television and have been in different TV stations as a freelance announcer. Inside this fantastic photobook you'll see the beautiful Mariko on the beach and indoors, in all sorts of bikini and lingerie while smiling with her trademark bright grin. A photobook that will brighten your day, this is like a date on the beach with a pretty Japanese woman, as we see her in various bikini and lingerie. Highly recommended!
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    $32.00
  • Shin Koihime Musou Comic Anthology
    From the hit anime and video game Shin Koihime Musou Moeshouden comes this exciting new volume of the comic anthology! Follow the wacky adventures of Kazuto Hongou who was sent back in time to ancient China. There he meets many famous characters from the great Chinese novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, who most of if not all of them are turned into cute girls. Fans will love the comedy and cute art! By DNA Media Comics. 150+ pages.
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    $10.50
  • SEKIREI - ENDEARMENT - Visual Collection Book
    Here's a wonderful new glossy artbook for fans of the illustrations of Gokurakuin Sakurako, who creates with amazing artwork for us. Over 11 years she's developed the world of Sekirei, and this is the book that documents her amazing artworks and characters beautifully. 192 amazing pages with full glossy color everywhere.
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    $30.00
  • NyanType Mar 2016
    This is a new issue of the super popular NyanType, a Megami-like magazine full of sexy girl character posters, articles on the latest bishoujo anime series, and more. NyanType is a newcomer to the bishoujo poster magazine market, and they're eager to go head to head with forerunner Megami, competing to bring you the biggest and best magazine packed with tons of posters and great free omake extras. This new magazine is an awesome release for every moe character fan! In this issue: This is a special issue that focuses on the awesome Gate anime, with tons of posters for Gate fans to put on their walls.
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    $10.50
  • COSPLAY MODE Mar 2016
    For Cosplay fans, there is only one official magazine, CosPLAY Mode -- a magazine for women (and pretty boy men) who love cosplay, costumes and style. Every issue containing high quality photos of amateur and professional cosplayers donning their gear and posing at studios and conventions. This is a great resource of ideas and tips on how to become your favorite anime and game characters, with hundreds of full color photos, tips on making accessories and costumes, makeup and hair style guides -- each issue is a treasure trove of information that can be enjoyed by hardcore cosplayers and novices alike. For omake in this issue you get a full cosplay sewing pattern. Plus, great cosplay articles and photoshoots of both professionals and amateurs. Learn how to dress up as your favorite characters! In this issue: See cosplay examples from Dragon Ball, Fate/grand order, Fate/stay night, One-Punch Man, Touhou Project, Spice and Wolf, Harry Potter, and Bakemonogatari.
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    $15.00
  • Megami MAGAZINE Mar 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 Gochiusa -- Is The Order a Rabbit?, GIRLS und PANZER, Utawarerumono, Gakusen Toshi Asterisk -- The Asterisk War, Shinmai Maou no Testament, Valkyrie Drive Mermaid, GATE: Jieitai Kanochi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri , Lance N' Masques, YuruYuri, Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R, Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm, Shoujo-tachi wa Kouya wo Mezasu, Musaigen no Phantom World, Strike the Blood, and Sekko Boys. A total of 18 posters, including a 2 meter full sized pull out character poster (dual sided), all for you!
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    $11.00
  • Kina Kazuharu Illustrations 2009-2015 FIRST LOVE Limited Edition
    Here's a treat for serious collectors of artbooks featuring the illustrations of Kazuharu Kina's best works from 2009-2015. The artbook contains 100+ pages of wonderful artistic works created by the talented artist, which are pure and lovely and great for you to look through whenever you're in the mood to take in the beautiful art. This is the Limited Edition, which includes a hardcover artbook shipped in a protective outer box and includes an additional artbook of black and white sketch work and other art.
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    $52.50
  • NyanType Feb 2016
    This is a new issue of the super popular NyanType, a Megami-like magazine full of sexy girl character posters, articles on the latest bishoujo anime series, and more. NyanType is a newcomer to the bishoujo poster magazine market, and they're eager to go head to head with forerunner Megami, competing to bring you the biggest and best magazine packed with tons of posters and great free omake extras. This new magazine is an awesome release for every moe character fan! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Gochiusa, Valkyrie Drive Mermaid, Koukaku no Pandora/Pandora of the Crimson Shell, Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm, Utawarerumono, Nanoha, Bakemonogatari, Owarimonogatari, Kizumonogatari, Free!, and Gochiusa. This issue has 6 posters (3 dual sided), including a large Utawarerumono one that's gorgeous.
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    $9.85
  • citrus 1 - New Edition
    This is a gorgeous re-release of the classic manga series from Saberouta and Yurihime Comics about a very special yuri (lesbian) love affair between two sisters, one of whom is a "gyaru" with a pure heart named Yuzu, the others a black-haired goody-goody student council president with a bitchy streak named Mei. When Mei gets on Yuzu's ass for not following school rules, Yuzu is surprised at how hard it is to get the student council president out of her head. The biggest twist comes when Yuzu learns that her new stepsister is...Mei herself. This is vol. 1, 180 pages.
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    $8.50
  • Live Idol Complex
    One of the most legendary idol magazines over the years in Japan has been Cream, which takes super pure idols in high school uniforms and captures them in the most beautiful photos. This is a great photobook capturing this grand tradition, with gorgeous models photographed professionally in ways that make them look grat. See top up-and-coming stars like Nakagawa Shuri and Misaki and Nanami and Tomomi and more in this great work. All color, 100 pages, perfect bound.
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    $22.00
  • COSPLAY MODE Nov 2014
    For Cosplay fans, there is only one official magazine, CosPLAY Mode -- a magazine for women (and pretty boy men) who love cosplay, costumes and style. Every issue containing high quality photos of amateur and professional cosplayers donning their gear and posing at studios and conventions. This is a great resource of ideas and tips on how to become your favorite anime and game characters, with hundreds of full color photos, tips on making accessories and costumes, makeup and hair style guides -- each issue is a treasure trove of information that can be enjoyed by hardcore cosplayers and novices alike. For omake in this issue you get a full cosplay sewing pattern. Plus, great cosplay articles and photoshoots of both professionals and amateurs. Learn how to dress up as your favorite characters!
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    $12.00
  • COSPLAY MODE Mar 2015
    For Cosplay fans, there is only one official magazine, CosPLAY Mode -- a magazine for women (and pretty boy men) who love cosplay, costumes and style. Every issue containing high quality photos of amateur and professional cosplayers donning their gear and posing at studios and conventions. This is a great resource of ideas and tips on how to become your favorite anime and game characters, with hundreds of full color photos, tips on making accessories and costumes, makeup and hair style guides -- each issue is a treasure trove of information that can be enjoyed by hardcore cosplayers and novices alike. For omake in this issue you get a full cosplay sewing pattern. Plus, great cosplay articles and photoshoots of both professionals and amateurs. Learn how to dress up as your favorite characters!
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    $15.00
  • Cosplay Mode Jan 2016
    For Cosplay fans, there is only one official magazine, CosPLAY Mode -- a magazine for women (and pretty boy men) who love cosplay, costumes and style. Every issue containing high quality photos of amateur and professional cosplayers donning their gear and posing at studios and conventions. This is a great resource of ideas and tips on how to become your favorite anime and game characters, with hundreds of full color photos, tips on making accessories and costumes, makeup and hair style guides -- each issue is a treasure trove of information that can be enjoyed by hardcore cosplayers and novices alike. For omake in this issue you get a full cosplay sewing pattern. Plus, great cosplay articles and photoshoots of both professionals and amateurs. Learn how to dress up as your favorite characters!
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    $16.00
  • NyanType Jan 2016
    This is a new issue of the super popular NyanType, a Megami-like magazine full of sexy girl character posters, articles on the latest bishoujo anime series, and more. NyanType is a newcomer to the bishoujo poster magazine market, and they're eager to go head to head with forerunner Megami, competing to bring you the biggest and best magazine packed with tons of posters and great free omake extras. This new magazine is an awesome release for every moe character fan! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Valkyrie Drive Mermaid, Heavy Object, Lance N' Masques, GIRLS und PANZER, Shinmai Maou no Testament, Utawarerumono, YuruYuri, Syomin Sample, Himouto! Umaru-chan, Hidan no Aria, Gakusen Toshi Asterisk -- The Asterisk War, Strike the Blood, Gochiusa, and Arpeggio of Blue Steel. The number of posters in this issue is 16 gorgeous original illustrations (two of which are a larger dual fold-out deluxe size one) from all these great series.
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    $9.50
  • Nakayoshi Feb 2016
    Nakayoshi is one of Japan's oldest and best manga magazines, first published by Kodansha since 1954. For over 50 years, Nakayoshi has carried only the best shoujo manga, including timeless series like Princess Knight, Sailor Moon, Magic Knight Rayearth, and Cardcaptor Sakura. Each issue brings you over 400 pages of today's cutest manga for girls, with full furigana (kanji pronunciation guides) that make it easy to read for Japanese learners. You also get news, previews, and exclusive omake gifts that you won't find anywhere else. Experience the beauty of Japan's shoujo manga culture with the latest issue of Nakayoshi. IN THIS ISSUE: Enjoy new chapters of 17 excellent manga, plus an omake Pen Holder!
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    $6.65
  • Japanese Audio Encyclopedia   Natsukashii Audio Daizen
    This is great, a special photobook that acts as an encyclopedia for all the great audio technology of the Japan's past, from the Sony Walkman to the great boom boxes made by Pioneer and Panasonic bizarre stereo equipment from Denon, Cictor, Kenwood and Onkyo. All the sound hardware you owned in the past, or wished you'd owned, are here to check out, from Sony's first portable TVs and Aiwa's classic cassette players to dual CD and cassette dubbing systems. So awesome!
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    $18.50
  • mini Mar 2016  w/free Mickey Wallet!
    It's time for another issue of Mini, the Japanese fashion magazine that showcases the latest street/casual fashion trends from Tokyo for young women, focusing on sneakers, denims, T-shirts, and more. Best of all, each magazine always comes with a cool omake or free fashion accessory from Japan for you! In this issue you'll find 130 perfect-bound pages loaded with full-color photographs of stylish Japanese girls and top models, Oshima Yuko, Kawaguchi Haruna, Mori Erika and more. You always get a fun free fashion item with the magazine, and this time it's an awesome Vintage Mickey Mouse wallet for keeping all your stuff!
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    $7.50
  • Potato Yamada B2 Tapestry
    Here's a special item for your room: a beautiful illustrated tapestry featuring am illustration by Potato Yamada. The image is wonderful and the huge tapestry will look great hanging in your room or office. Made using a high quality "polyester suede" fabric printing process. The tapestry will be shipped in a protective tube.
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    $40.00
  • Champion RED Feb 2016
    A fun monthly manga that's filled with not only the most delightful ecchi artwork but also mature themes, which will entertain any fan of anime and manga girls and bishoujo style characters. A satisfying "phone directory" style that's filled with great stories for you to read and free stuff for you to enjoy. IN THIS ISSUE Enjoy a total of 16 different stories over 600+ pages, with stories that include Seikon no Qwaser, Fuka Fuka Houkago Punk Club, Saint Seiya, Choujin Sensen, Geijutsu Class ni Otoko wa Boku shikainai, DEAD Tube, Kami-sama no Enmusubi, and more. The best thing about anime magazines is the free stuff they give you. This one gives you an awesome Saint Seiya Galaxy Calendar, with a different picture and Saint Saiya quote each day of the month. Note that there is a small amount of non-sexual nudity in this issue. Please do not buy it if you're offended by this.
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    $18.00
  • The Book of Basic Japanese Cooking 110 Recipes   Eigo de Tsukuru Kihon no Washoku
    Whenever you visit Japan, be prepared to try a variety of unique dishes that are both pleasant to look at and tasty too! For those of you who love the taste of Japan and want to bring that back to your home, then this fun filled book of recipes is for you. Over 190 pages of step by step instructions on how to create some of your favorite dishes such as Kanto-style rice cake soup, Japanese Yellow Tail Teriyaki, tempura, nikujaga (beef and potato stew), pork cutlet, miso grilled sesame pork, oyako-don (chicken and egg over rice), classic yakitori chicken on a stick, sukiyaki, and of course a various types of sushi dishes. Also Peter's favorite, soboro on rice. Best of all, this recipe book is translated both into Japanese and English for your convenience. Perfect bound and in full color. Not only is it delicious, but healthy too! Enjoy the taste of Japan today!
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    $20.00