Books & Magazines Staff Picks

Books & Magazines Staff Picks

  • E2 Plus vol. 13 - Etsu Plus vol. 13
    Fans of moe moe artwork will love E2, a quarterly magazine that brings you only the most kawaii anime girls. Each perfect-bound, A4-size issue features galleries of beautiful artwork from famous moe illustrators like Kantoku, Tenmu, and Nishimata Aoi, plus interviews and guides to drawing your own super-cute girls. You also get new issues of fun moe manga and previews of upcoming games! Each issue also comes with exclusive omake (free gifts) like large pin-up posters of cute and original anime girls. Immerse yourself in a world of bishoujo and moe beyond your wildest dreams with this excellent magazine. IN THIS ISSUE: Lots of awesome artwork and original content by Japan's top artist, with information on each artist and the characters in works they been creating. This magazine gives you tons of contents about your favorite artists, including large-scale visuals, interviews and Japanese, information on how to create art with analog or digital processes, and more. This issue comes with a free Coffee Kizoku Clear File.
    In stock
    $7.80
  • Fuwafu Waffle - Pan Artworks (Normal Edition)
    One of the masters of moe is the freelance doujin artist named Pan, whose works have captivated a lot of fans. This is Pan's amazing artbook, gathering all of her works, some of which have been featured on E2 or Comiket, presented in high quality paper. Over 160 illustrations can be found on this book, all very moe and sometimes sexy. Also includes an interview with Pan. Over 150 pages of amazing moe art! This is the normal edition.
    In stock
    $36.00
  • Fuwafu Waffle - Pan Artworks (Limited Edition)
    One of the masters of moe is the freelance doujin artist named Pan, whose works have captivated a lot of fans. This is Pan's amazing artbook, gathering all of her works, some of which have been featured on E2 or Comiket, presented in high quality paper. Over 160 illustrations can be found on this book, all very moe and sometimes sexy. Also includes an interview with Pan. Over 150 pages of amazing moe art! This is the limited edition which includes a rough sketch book plus a gorgeous box cover.
    In stock
    $46.00
  • Real Size Oppai Picture Book - OPPAI Zukan
    This is a one of a kind photobook from Japan for people who like breasts. This massive picture book contains photographs of boobs from the humble A Cup to the gigantic K Cup, in real size! A great reference book featuring 30 beautiful Japanese models and their breasts plus stats and data of the models like height, 3 sizes, blood type, and even the softness of their boobs with interesting descriptions such as "chiffon cake," "slime," or "dolphin." If you are curious how large breasts sizes are then get this book now!
    In stock
    $34.00
  • How to Draw Fabulous Pose
    Japan loves to create How to Draw guidebooks, and J-List loves to sell them to our customers! This new book by Hobby Japan focuses on how to draw fabulous poses as seen in countless manga and anime. There are 168 pages that teach you different types of fabulous poses from running, jumping, sitting, and more. Add some flair to your manga by adding these fabulous poses!
    In stock
    $26.00
  • pure - Kantoku Artworks
    The much awaited 3rd Kantoku Artworks is now available, to the delight of fans. This is a gorgeous artbook that's filled with over 120 full page illustrations of Kantoku. The printing is absolutely gorgeous, and we could stare at his kawaii heroines for hours on end each day. Warning, if you're not a serious fan of gorgeous 2D bishoujo girls, this book will change your point of view forever. 142 pages.
    In stock
    $36.00
  • How to Draw Girls Body Parts
    For artists who just can't seem to get it right when drawing certain body parts of girls, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you the essential information of drawing girl body parts. It has 164 pages that goes into great detail regarding every body part of a girl from hair to breasts and legs. You'll be able to finally draw girls that will make people skip a heartbeat after referencing this art book!
    In stock
    $32.00
  • 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!
    In stock
    $6.25
  • Raramagi Tuner's Note
    Raramagi is a popular mobile game RPG for the iOS and Android about a bunch of school girls fighting using magic and music. This gorgeous artbook features the profiles all 32 characters including the adorable mascot Honya. Each character gets 2 pages with a wealth of illustrations and information such as their musical instrument of choice, birthday, height, blood type, voice actor, hobbies, and more. There's also staff interviews and a sneak peek at making the opening trailer of the game. Lots of cute girls! 80 pages.
    In stock
    $26.85
  • Visionary Fairies in Shrine 1 Touhou Sangetusei Figure set Limited Edition
    For fans of Touhou, this is a limited edition of the fourth entry in the Touhou Sangetusei manga series that comes together with 3 official figures. Touhou Sangetusei is a manga series written by the creator ZUN and drawn by Makoto Hirasaka, making this an official Touhou Product. The story mainly revolves around the lives of the three fairies which are said to reside in Gensokyo. This is a preorder scheduled for release in late January 2018.
    Pre-order
    $60.00
  • Grimms Notes Visual Book
    This is the first ever visual book for mobile RPG game Grimm Notes. It is filled with detailed character profiles for every character, with a total of 152 characters. Including character designs, costumes, skills and abilities, character rating and rarity. There is also plenty of maps and environment art as well as enemies and bosses. 112 pages of high quality printed art, published by Kadokawa.
    In stock
    $35.00
  • 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.
    In stock
    $42.00
  • How to Draw Girl's Daily Coordination - Onnanoko no Nichijou Coordinate Kakiwake Guide
    For the aspiring artists, here is another "How to Draw" art book that teaches you essential information on a girl's daily wardrobe coordination, and how to draw them. It has 145 pages that goes into great detail on the process of choosing clothes for all 4 seasons as well as dressing up for various situations and occasions.
    In stock
    $26.00