Books & Magazines

Books & Magazines

  • UTB   Up To Boy Sep 2017
    UTB (Up to Boy) is a famous magazine here in Japan, covering latest topics about famous idols like Shokotan, Nozomi Sasaki and more with superb full size gravure pictures, drama and movie actresses, famous music bands like Perfume and many more. Get your dose of Japanese pop culture every month with this magazine that's full of info, interviews, trends and beautiful visuals of your favorite idols. This month features a host of high quality models, including the lovely Minami Hoshino, Mana Takase, Shiori Kubo, Yui Oguri, Riho Yoshioka, Mizuki Fukumura and many more. The free gift in this issue is a NGT48 photo booklet and one of three special poster!
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    $15.50
  • Moeru! Seiken, Maken Jiten
    The Moe Encyclopedia series continues with its sexiest volume yet. This time, they've gathered a list of legendary swords from around the world. Learn all about these legendary weapons through detailed descriptions with excellent illustrations by top moe artists. By the time you're finished reading, your dreams will be filled with sexy anthropomorphization of swords. Give into their temptations at your own risk! Over 190 pages of smoking hot goddesses and heroines for your enjoyment. Great for collectors of high quality artbooks from Japan as well as for those who wants to learn more about swords in detail.
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    $25.00
  • Aquamarine - Bob Artworks 2008-2017
    This is the latest artbook from the famous illustrator Bob. He has worked on many projects including Vocaloid, Monster Collection, Fate Grand Order, Wortenia Senki and more. Filled with over 260 pages of gorgeous illustrations that he's done from 2008 to 2017, including Vocaloid, novels, games and other original works. The cover of the artbook is beautifully finished with a matte texture as well as special material used to imitate the splashing of water from the cover illustration to suit the aquamarine theme. If you are a artbook collector or appreciator of great art, this is one artbook that you will not want to miss out on.
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    $48.00
  • Netsuzou Trap 5 (Yuri NTR) Limited Edition with Drama CD
    Kodama Naoko and Comic Yuri Hime presents an exciting new yuri manga. Mayu wants to have sex with her boyfriend but she's afraid of disappointing him so she asks her best friend Hotaru to practice sex with her. But Hotaru goes overboard during their practice and somehow Mayu doesn't resist. Things get even more interesting when Mayu starts to think if her boyfriend really loves her. Will Mayu and Hotaru become a couple for real or will Mayu choose her boyfriend in the end? Find out in this awesome yuri manga! 4 chapters and 160+ pages. This is the limited edition of volume 5 with Drama CD included.
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    $18.00
  • RINA - Rina Toeda photobook
    Dubbed as the "Side Boob Princess" in Japan (because she loves to show her side boobs), G Cupped gravure model Rina Toeda has finally released her 1st photo book to joy of her fans! This is a large hardcover photo book full of shots of Rina's sensual and charming side, as well as many more intimate pictures including many swimsuit and lingerie collections. Enjoy Rina in this wonderful photobook!
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    $48.00
  • Hiragana Times Aug 2017 NO. 370
    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 #370 features an article about Kanji created by Japanese people, videos depicting local color are trending, Classical Japanese literature is wonderfully entertaining, discovering parallels with Japanese foods, plus an article about Jojo's Bizarre Adventure. It's great!
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    $6.25
  • SCHOOL GIRLS portrait
    Here's a really wonderful item for all otaku: a glorious color doujinshi by the CANVAS doujin circle, showing original characters dressed in various school uniforms. As always, the art is incredibly beautiful, and the girls are very wonderful to see on every page. With special guest artists including Matsuzaki Miyuki, Mika Pikazo, and Furai. 24 pages.
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    $12.50
  • Elf can't on a Diet vol. 1
    This is a fun and ecchi manga by Synecdoche about an Elf who traveled to our world and become addicted to French Fries and gained some weight. She seeks the help of a Japanese Dietitian to lose weight because the portal to her world will only allow her to travel back home if her weight is the same as during the time she traveled to our world. There are also other troubled and overweight fantasy creatures who seek the help of the Dietitian including Dark Elf, Alraune (Plant Girl), Ogre, and Wolf Girl. Contains useful insights on how to lose weight and plenty of ecchi scenes for entertainment. 162 pages. This is volume one. Note: Contains nudity in a comedic way.
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    $8.50
  • How to Draw Kawaii illust - Nazorigaki Lesson Book
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This how to draw book features the illustrations from Kamo who is known for his simple yet cute drawings. The book teaches you to draw in a simple way, by tracing the pre-drawn lines to recreate the example image shown. Some examples of what it teaches you how to draw are simple everyday objects, animals, people, furniture and more.
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    $18.00
  • 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.
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    $31.00
  • Comic Yuri Hime Sep 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 Ashita Kimi ni Aetara, and Yuru Yuri and Demi Life, plus lots of other stories. 544 pages, it's great!
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    $10.50
  • Okami - Nurie Soushi
    If you are a fan of the Okami series, this is a must have artbook for you. The artbook contains a variety of art from the series, a collection of character designs and concept art. The unique ink art style which influenced the game's look is beautifully shown here, with a majority of the pages being dedicated to showing the Japanese Ink art style, bold strokes of thin and thick lines with no hesitation or mistake.
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    $18.85
  • Rakugaki Note - Eisaku Kubonouchi
    This is an amazing artbook by Eisaku Kubonouchi, a mangaka who has been around for quite some time. He is best known for his manga series Chocolat which was adapted into a Taiwanese TV drama. The theme for this artbook is "rakugaki" which means sketch and it features a huge collection of the artworks he's done with this style of drawing with beautiful strokes and line work, he usage of pastel colors really do his art style justice. The cover of the art book is done in a nice matte finish to complement the style and coloring of his illustrations.
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    $38.00
  • NeNe - Nene Yoshitaka 1st photobook
    Enjoy the beauty and grace of sexy gravure idol Nene Yoshitaka in her first ever photobook. This glossy softcover offering shows us all sides of the fresh new model from Kansai that's taking Japan by storm. The photos are perfect, just the right mix of sexy, sultry plus slice of life shots of her doing normal stuff like playing at the beach or chilling in the living room.
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    $36.00
  • How to Draw Fetish Girls - Miseru Fechi E no Kakikata Joshi
    Here's another great How to Draw book that will help you become the next talented manga artist! This book focuses on fetishes and gives you lots of insight into how to draw females in fetishistic fashion. All the major fetishes are here including school uniforms, glasses, unaji (back of the neck), kimonos, breasts, butt, feet, and gyaru, catgirls, and tons more. 144 pages.
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    $29.50
  • 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.
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    $38.00
  • 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.
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    $65.00
  • Comptiq Aug 2017
    Those yearning for the inside scoop on all things moe and bishoujo, your search is over! Comptiq (also Romanized as Compteac) is a definitive monthly who's-who of beautiful anime and game girls with complete, full-color news and in-depth articles on the latest and greatest characters in Japan. Not only is this magazine loaded with beautiful moe-kei (super cute anime) manga and visuals exploring the current gorgeous characters in anime and PC dating-sim games in Japan today, you also get lots of free stuff. In This Issue: This month's edition features Raramagi, the fun mobile game featuring cute girls and music that's taking Japan by storm. Also featured are Fate/Grand Order, Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya movie, Fate/Apocrypha, Kemono Friends, Frame Arms Girl, KanColle, Hatsune Miku Project Diva Future Tone DX, and more! For omake, you get a Battle Girl High School Anime Mini Fanbook!
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    $10.50
  • How to Draw Men's Hairstyle 250
    One of the charms of anime and manga is the abundance of unique and interesting hairstyles. This new how to draw book will teach you how to draw 250 types of men's hairstyle from the classic pompadour used by delinquents to visual-kei hairstyle used by bishounen. You'll also learn how to draw hair in motion like when your character is brushing his hair or running or fighting. A great reference book for aspiring manga artists!
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    $24.50
  • How to Draw Fantasy Clothes
    It is well known that the best mangaka also have a great fashion sense. If you want to improve your character designs, you have to learn how to draw great outfits on your characters, this book does just that. 144 pages and 235 types of clothing with tutorials, sketches, outline, step by step instructions and example of great outfits and fashion for your fantasy characters. Improve your manga drawing skills and impress you friends with this awesome tutorial book.
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    $26.00
  • Hadaka ni Ippin -- Naked Body w/ One Item
    This is a wonderful new photobook from Japan that caters to fans of a very specific fetish, a naked girl's body with one item, usually an article of clothing. Enjoy lots of photos of beautiful Japanese women with only one item with them including ribbons, knee high socks, glasses, aprons, blindfolds, towels, panties, bags, and even the popular virgin killer sweater. An ultimate collection of artistic nude photos!
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    $21.00
  • The IDOLM@STER Million Live! Magazine vol. 2
    Wow! A whole magazine dedicated to the popular idol anime series The IDOLM@STER is here. With lots of beautiful illustrations of your favorite 2D idol and super cool articles like voice actor interviews, live concert reports, game news and info, comics, and more. Plus you get a free sheet of sticker featuring chibi versions of your favorite idols. What more could an Idolmaster fan ask more?
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    $18.00
  • Dengeki G's Comic Aug 2017
    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: Enjoy some awesome manga including Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru, Tenshi no 3P, Love Live, Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko janai to Omotta?, Sword Art Online Progressive, Rewrite, Little Busters, Chaos;Child, Girlsh Number, Battle Girl High School, Charlotte, BanG Dream, Show By Rock, and more!
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    $7.25
  • 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!
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    $32.00
  • Newtype Aug 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 Fate/Apocrypha, No Game No Life Zero, Senki Zesshou Symphogear AXZ, Katsugeki Touken Ranbu, Re:Creators, Maid in Abyss, King of Prism, Free! -Timeless Medley-, Pokemon, Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card Chapter, Eureka Seven High Evolution, Jigoku Shoujo Yoinotogi, Code Geass Hangyaku no Lelouche, Seitokai Yakuindomo Movie, Hajimete no Gyaru, Gamers, Little Witch Academia, Attack on Titan Season 2, and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Reflection. Lots of free items in this issue too, including eight posters (four, double sided), four of them super large and glorious plus a Touken Ranbu Clear Bookmark Set and reversible B2 Poster featuring Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha Reflection.
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    $10.50
  • Dengeki Girl's Style Aug 2017
    Dengeki Girl's Style is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to all the awesome otaku girls (fujoshi). Each issue is loaded with great articles and artwork featuring everything from otome games (girl-centric visual novels and dating-sim games) to yaoi and BL games to all the awesome anime and manga girls will love. There's plenty for rekijo and fujoshi types, too, or girls who love Japanese history and stories starring famous historical figures. Best of all, you get free omake stuff! In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Touken Ranbu, UtaPri, The IDOLM@STER side M, Idolish, Nil Admirari Tenbin, Kenka Banchou Otome, Stand My Heroes, A3! (Act! Addict! Actors!), and much more!
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    $12.00
  • Cheers! - Kurone Mishima illustrations (Konosuba)
    An amazing artbook by Kurone Mishima, the illustrator of popular light novel KonoSuba, that covers and gathers tons of her light novel art, spinoff light novel art, DVD & Blu-ray covers, and extra art plus Q&A and interview! 128 pages of vibrant colors and moe art to drool over. Perfect for collectors of bishoujo artbooks and fans of KonoSuba.
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    $38.50
  • Dengeki Moeoh VR
    This is a super special edition of Dengeki Moeoh which features VR or virtual reality, the technology that has the potential to get us closer with our 2D waifu. Featuring the latest news on VR software for the Smartphone, PC and PS4 including Custom Maid 3D2, Honey Select, VR Kanojo, Hatsune Miku Project Diva X HD, and Dead or Alive Xtreme3 Fortune. You also get high quality art of "Play with Nanai" and a free VR glass for your smartphone to enjoy a sample downloadable movie of Play with Nanai. Awesome!
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    $16.85
  • Dengeki G's Magazine August 2017
    The latest edition of Dengeki G's is here! Coming to you every other month, this moe magazine is known for the high-quality omake extras that come with every issue, as well as for it's top coverage of the latest bishoujo game and moe anime news, plus free stuff for fans. In this issue: See great posters, character info and full page illustrations from Love Live! Sunshine!!, Yuki Yuna wa Yusha de Aru, Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei movie, Tenshi no 3P, Shoujo Kageki Revue Starlight, BanG Dream!, Alternative Girls and much more. This issue comes with a Love Live! Sunshine!! B2 Poster, Dengeki G's Novel vol. 23, and a Girlish Number QP:flapper Illust Collection book.
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    $14.00
  • Tokimeku Hajimeteno
    Here is a brand new collection of yuri manga by the talented Nonaka Yuu. Published by Yuri Hime Comics, this is a compilation of 7 short heartwarming yuri stories. This series of short stories focuses on innocent girls learning about love, finding themselves falling in love with one another and eventually mustering the courage to confess to the one they love.
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    $9.25
  • Citrus 7 Limited Edition   Yuri Manga Special
    Yuzu is your typical gyaru who is interested in romance but does not have any experience. After transferring to an all-girls school, she meets the student council president Mei who tells Yuzu that her gyaru look is a violation of school rules. She is rather annoyed by Mei's uptightness and is surprised when Mei suddenly hugged her. After class, she sees Mei getting kissed by a teacher, she feels a little bit interested on Mei. And due to circumstances, Mei becomes Yuzu's step sister and they must live together in the same room. But what will happen with their relationship? By yh Comics. This is volume 7 limited edition, which is slightly larger and comes with an additional manga booklet.
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    $16.50
  • Citrus 7   Yuri Manga Special
    Yuzu is your typical gyaru who is interested in romance but does not have any experience. After transferring to an all-girls school, she meets the student council president Mei who tells Yuzu that her gyaru look is a violation of school rules. She is rather annoyed by Mei's uptightness and is surprised when Mei suddenly hugged her. After class, she sees Mei getting kissed by a teacher, she feels a little bit interested on Mei. And due to circumstances, Mei becomes Yuzu's step sister and they must live together in the same room. But what will happen with their relationship? By yh Comics. This is volume 7 normal edition.
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    $9.25
  • The Art of Sword Oratoria - Kiyotaka Haimura Illustrations
    Kiyotaka Haimura, the artist for the covers and interior illustrations of To Aru Majutsu no Index series and now Danmachi Gaiden Sword Oratoria presents this epic and gorgeous artbook of his compiled Sword Oratoria works! Spanning from 2013-2017, this book is packed with amazing illustrations that showcases the dreamy world of Haimura's work that you've always wanted to see. 144 pages.
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    $36.85
  • 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!
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    $6.25
  • Coro Coro Comic July 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 a free Duel Masters comic, Future Card Buddy Fight card, and more.
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    $6.50
  • Schwestern in Liebe! - Watashi no Yuri wa Oshigotodesu vol. 1
    Watashi no Yuri wa Oshigotodesu or My Yuri is Work, follows the story of Hime Shiraki, a cute girl who just wants everyone to like her so she puts up an act of being a nice girl. One day she bumps into another girl and accidentally breaks the girl's hand. The girl turns out to be the owner of a yuri-themed cafe so now Hime must work as compensation for the injury she inflicted. She meets a lot of quirky employees but one girl named Mitsuki has really caught her attention and she accidentally calls her "Onee-sama." Is this genuine love? Find out in this cute and wonderful yuri manga by miman and YuriHime Comics. 6.5 chapters and 164 pages. This is volume 1.
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    $9.25