Books & Magazines Staff Picks

Books & Magazines Staff Picks

  • Frame Arms Girl Official Fanbook
    If you are a fan of the robot girl anime Frame Arms Girl, you will not want to miss this! This is the official art book by Hobby Japan. It contains all the in-depth character designs, episodic reviews and screen captures and tons of interviews with the voice actresses, illustrators, designers, and all those who had a part in making the anime. Also included is a detailed map of places they used for the background of the anime, as well as a list of merchandises available.
    In stock
    $31.00
  • pure - Kantoku Artworks Limited Edition
    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. This is the limited edition with box case, extra artbook, and a hard cover.
    In stock
    $65.00
  • 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
    $38.00
  • 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.
    In stock
    $26.85
  • Miki Yoshikawa Illustrations 2006-2017 - Majo no Boushi to Datemegane
    This is a brand new art book featuring the art works of popular mangaka Miki Yoshikawa. She is known for her romance comedy series such as Flunk Punk Rumble and Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches. You can see her improvement as an artist with this book as it features illustrations that she has done over the year 2006 up to 2017. This art book contains 96 pages of beautifully printed illustrations. This art book comes with a free poster as well.
    In stock
    $22.00
  • Strike Witches Official Visual File vol. 01 Autumn and Winter
    Fans of the moe military anime series, Strike Witches, will love this beautiful artbook with a huge collection of information found inside. Such as the profile information of each character and their designs as well as some of the best illustrations from Humikane Shimada and Projeck Kagonish compiled into a large art book with over 100 full color pages! There is also a special card code at the back of the art book.
    In stock
    $26.00
  • 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
  • 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.
    In stock
    $28.00
  • 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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    $14.00
  • Pieces Gem 03
    This long-awaited, highly anticipated collection of the work of one of Japan's most famous cyberpunk artists and storytellers is a tour-de-force publication not to be missed by fans. Another addition in the works of the popular artist Masamune Shirow (of Appleseed and Ghost in the Shell fame), PIECES Gem 03, which is a great republishing of all of the original material to his classic Appleseed. All of the original sketch work (genga) is here, and it's great to read it all again. A wonderful item for collectors of Masamune Shirow's works.
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    $17.50
  • Oso's Kinoko Personification Pictorial Book
    Here's a fun book from Futaba Publishing That does something you've never been seen before: taking the wonderful world of kinoko, that is, all the wonderful varieties of mushrooms that exist in the world, and "anthromorphisizing" them so that they are rendered into beautiful girls. This is a truly amazing blending of knowledge of and passion for mushrooms with art of cute Japanese girls. Each type of mushroom is personified into its own character, complete with name and stylish bodysuit. Photographs of the mushrooms are shown on the right, in case you are interested in exploring and finding these mushrooms, with the art of the characters on the left, representing what the mushrooms are like in their human form. It's really an amazing thing to see. 200 pages. Published by OSO and Iguchi Kitsu.
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    $22.00