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  • Dragon Ball Z "It's Over 9,000!" When Worldviews Collide

    by Derek Padula ...
    Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball is the world’s most recognized anime and manga series, having entertained millions of fans across the globe. The legendary rivalry of the last two full blooded Saiya-jins, Goku and Vegeta, is the iconic example of a lifelong conflict that inspires fans to burst through their own personal limits.With a foreword by Ryo Horikawa, the Japanese voice of Vegeta, Dragon Ball ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How to Draw Manga

    How to draw manga: Head and body.Step by step lessons for beginners.52 pages. ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • 遠近法基本講座

    「どうすれば奥行きは表現できるか?」「透視図とはなにか?」漫画の背景描写に必要な遠近法の基本的な考え方を漫画で講義。「ティアズマガジン新潟」誌上での2006年〜2008年連載を総集。4ページの解説漫画を4編収録した総集誌。 ... Read more


  • Pop Manga

    How to Draw the Coolest, Cutest Characters, Animals, Mascots, and More

    Renowned manga artist and comics creator Camilla D'Errico's beginner's guide to drawing her signature Japanese-style characters.From comics to video games to contemporary fine art, the beautiful, wide-eyed-girl look of shoujo manga has infiltrated pop culture, and no artist's work today better exemplifies this trend than Camilla D'Errico's. In her first instructional guide, D'Errico reveals ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Insufficient Direction (English Edition)

    Volume 1

    by Moyoco Anno ...
    Book 1 - Insufficient Direction, Volume Collections
    A natural match between the manga queen Moyoco Anno and the patron saint otaku, Hideaki Anno!When Moyoco Anno, the widely successful creator of women's manga, married Hideaki Anno, creator of Evangelion and a director known to be the very model of an otaku, she held one important doubt:"Am I really ready to be an otaku's wife?"Taking up that challenge, Moyoco Anno launched herself into the deepand ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Cool Japan Guide

    Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen

    by Abby Denson ...
    Traveling to Japan has never been so much fun--visit the land of anime, manga, cosplay, hot springs and sushi!This graphic Japan travel guide is the first of its kind exploring Japanese culture from a cartoonist's perspective. Cool Japan Guide takes you on a fun tour from the high-energy urban streets of Tokyo to the peaceful Zen gardens and Shinto shrines of Kyoto and introduces you to:the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • X-Gender Vol. 1

    Book 1 - X-Gender
    At thirty-three years old, Asuka Miyazaki realizes that they like women! Asuka, however, is neither a woman nor a man--instead, they're X-gender (a non-binary identity). Follow Asuka through the pages of this autobiographical manga as they record the ins and outs of their journey to finding love with a woman. ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Draw 1 Eye in 20 Ways - Female

    Learn How to Draw Anime Manga Eyes Drawing Book

    by Mei Yu ...
    Book 7 - Draw 1 in 20
    DRAW BETTER anime, manga characters with this how to draw eyes book: a complete course in how to draw expressive character eyes step by step - starting with simple lines!A great how to draw eyes book for kids, teens, adults, anime fans, and manga lovers! Learn how to turn simple shapes and lines into all kinds of expressive and emotional eyes for girls and female characters in this how to draw ... Read more

    $6.25 AUD

  • From Truant to Anime Screenwriter: My Path to “Anohana” and “The Anthem of the Heart”

    by Mari Okada ...
    From the writer of "Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day" and "The Anthem of the Heart" comes the next expressive tale of the fight against one's own demons.Mari Okada grew up in rural Chichibu, a truant for most of her adolescent life. She observed school life from afar, often refusing to leave the confines of her room. But with the fateful encounter of a visiting school teacher, Okada found a way ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • 地方コミティアの旅

    「地方にいくなら旅をしよう」2015頃年に創作漫画同人即売会「コミティア」の地方開催への参加に伴う旅についてまとめた旅行記。「北海道COMITIAの旅」「みちのくCOMITIA1の旅」「新潟COMITIA44の旅」の3編を収録。地方イベントに遠征の際のご参考にどうぞ。(本文24ページ) ... Read more


  • The Manga Guide to Calculus

    Noriko is just getting started as a junior reporter for the Asagake Times. She wants to cover the hard-hitting issues, like world affairs and politics, but does she have the smarts for it? Thankfully, her overbearing and math-minded boss, Mr. Seki, is here to teach her how to analyze her stories with a mathematical eye.In The Manga Guide to Calculus, you'll follow along with Noriko as she learns ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Welcome to the Erotic Bookstore, Vol. 1

    by Pon Watanabe ...
    Book 1 - Welcome to the Erotic Bookstore
    Welcome to the erotic bookstore! Pull back the red curtain on a racy, raunchy romp through the humorous and occasionally moving daily workings of a used bookstore that doubles as an adult boutique~! Pon--author, artist, narrator, and manager extraordinaire, not to mention single and female--details her experiences working at a secondhand bookshop . . . with a twist! One day, out of the blue, the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • A Manga Lover's Tokyo Travel Guide

    My Favorite Things to See and Do In Japan

    **Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Winner**For fans of Japanese manga and anime, a trip to Tokyo is an absolute must!In this captivating Tokyo travel guide, manga artist and author Evangeline Neo travels to the Japanese capital with her mascots Kopi the dog and Matcha the cat in tow, bringing you to all the otaku sights this city has to offer. She shows you where to shop for manga ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Manga Guide to Databases

    Want to learn about databases without the tedium? With its unique combination of Japanese-style comics and serious educational content, The Manga Guide to Databases is just the book for you.Princess Ruruna is stressed out. With the king and queen away, she has to manage the Kingdom of Kod's humongous fruit-selling empire. Overseas departments, scads of inventory, conflicting prices, and so many ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis

    Like a lot of people, Miu has had trouble learning regression analysis. But with new motivation—in the form of a handsome but shy customer—and the help of her brilliant café coworker Risa, she’s determined to master it.Follow along with Miu and Risa in The Manga Guide to Regression Analysis as they calculate the effect of temperature on iced tea orders, predict bakery revenues, and work out the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Welcome to the Erotic Bookstore, Vol. 2

    by Pon Watanabe ...
    Book 2 - Welcome to the Erotic Bookstore
    From artist Pon Watanabe come the second installment of her comic essay about her personal experiences managing a used bookstore after the owner decides to add erotic paraphernalia to their product mix! ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Japanese Cooking with Manga

    The Gourmand Gohan Cookbook - 59 Easy Recipes Your Friends will Love!

    Three friends walk you through their best Japanese recipes--in expressive, humorous illustrations!Cooking should be fun, and this highly entertaining Japanese cookbook for beginners is packed full of humor and whimsical illustrations. Japanese Cooking with Manga started out as "Gourmand Gohan," a hand-drawn and hand-bound edition that the three co-authors circulated among their friends in ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Cool Tokyo Guide

    Adventures in the City of Kawaii Fashion, Train Sushi and Godzilla

    by Abby Denson ...
    **Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) Winner**Discover the city of temples, video games, manga, and cosplay with this graphic Tokyo travel guide!Tokyo is an astonishing world unto itself--a city for lovers of Japanese culture, fashion and great food that mixes the best of old and new. In Cool Tokyo Guide, Abby Denson, author of the popular Cool Japan Guide, turns her focus to Tokyo's exciting ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Stan Lee's Master Class

    Lessons in Drawing, World-Building, Storytelling, Manga, and Digital Comics from the Legendary Co-creator of Spider-Man, The Avengers, and The Incredible Hulk

    by Stan Lee ...
    From the co-creator of the Mighty Marvel Universe and some of the most popular comic book characters of all time comes an in-depth comics drawing instruction book revealing the tools, styles, and techniques of today's top comics artists.Focusing on topics like anatomy, perspective, and character design, as well as brand new topics like manga art styles, digital art, and more, Stan Lee's Master ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Dragon Ball Culture: Volume 2


    by Derek Padula ...
    Book 2 - Dragon Ball Culture
    Son Goku’s adventure begins! Join me in Dragon Ball Culture Volume 2, as we travel along with Goku on his epic journey for greater strength.With each step that Goku takes, you’ll discover more of the hidden spirituality and symbolism in Dragon Ball that makes the series so successful. You’ll see how author Akira Toriyama synthesizes Chinese culture, Western technology, and Buddho-Daoist philosophy ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Showa 1953-1989:

    A History of Japan Vol. 4

    Translated by Zack Davisson ...
    Book 4 - Showa: A History of Japan
    The final volume in the Eisner-Nominated history of Japan Showa 1953–1989: A History of Japan concludes Shigeru Mizuki’s dazzling autobiographical and historical account of Showa period Japan, a portrait both intimate and ranging of a defining epoch. The final volume picks up in the wake of Japan’s utter defeat in World War II, as a country reduced to rubble struggles to rise again. The Korean War ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • My Brain is Different: Stories of ADHD and Other Developmental Disorders

    by MONZUSU ...
    This intimate manga anthology is about the struggles and triumphs of individuals learning to navigate daily life with a developmental disorder. The comics follow the stories of nine people, including: a junior high dropout finding an alternate path to education; a former "troublesome" child helping kids at a support school; a so-called problem child realizing the beauty of his own unique quirks; ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Until I Meet My Husband (Manga)

    From school crushes to awkward dating sites to finding a community, this collection of stories recounts the author's "firsts" as a young gay man searching for love. Dating is never ever easy, but that goes doubly so for Ryousuke, whose journey is full of unrequited loves and many speed bumps. But perseverance and time heals all wounds, even those of the heart. This moving memoir by gay activist ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Draw 1 Boy in 20 Expressions

    Learn how to draw anime faces and manga facial expressions

    by Mei Yu ...
    Book 12 - Draw 1 in 20
    BECOME A BETTER ARTIST - draw better anime, manga characters with this how to draw expressions book: a complete drawing course in how to draw expressions for anime and manga boy characters step by step - starting with simple lines!A great how to draw facial expressions book for kids, teens, adults, anime fans, and manga lovers! Learn how to turn simple shapes and lines into all kinds of cool and ... Read more

    $6.25 AUD