<p>Every day, millions of Japanese people, young and old, leave their homes with a bento in hand. Bento (boxed lunches) are handmade every morning and packed with tender-loving care to give their recipients a warm-hearted well-needed boast to..
<p>Tackling kanji - the system of Japanese writing based on Chinese characters - is the most challenging aspect of learning the Japanese language. 250 Essential Japanese Kanji Characters Volume 1 and Volume 2 are time-tested books that have n..
<p>From aisatsu to kaiten-zushi, Nihon is number one when it comes to things that are cool. This fun little book features full-color manga illustrations and delightful prose to offer the rest of the world a glimpse at what the Japanese love m..
Itsuki Hashima is a novelist who's hopelessly enamored with the idea of little sisters and is constantly surrounded by colorful characters. A world class genius and love-guru who's beauty almost seems a waste on her. A girl who's consta..
2046. Haruyuki, a.k.a Silver Crow, member of the reborn Nega Nebulus, makes a certain blunder and sees a sudden, precipitous drop in Burst Points. Given that he is backed up against the wall, Takumu suggests he hire an Accelerated World `bouncer.`&..
Finally, it seems Haruyuki (aka Silver Crow) is ready to take on Metatron--but first, he must prepare for his school's cultural festival! Meanwhile, the duel avatar Magenta Scissor spreads chaos throughout the accelerated world...
Having turned into Chrome Disaster once more, Haruyuki slaughters with the force of a vengeful god the avatars who made Ash Roller suffer. And then he fuses completely with the Armor of Catastrophe, down to his deepest depths. Silver Crow soars abo..
(Volume 3) Since meeting Kuroyukihime, the most beautiful girl in school, Haruyuki has grown up into a magnificent knight, fat and bullied though he might be. As the season turns to spring, a strange new student appears before Haruyuki and his frie..
An all-new, complete 35th anniversary hardcover edition of one of the most acclaimed and influential comics of all time, with the original Japanese art and right-to-left reading format for the first time! The science fiction epic that changed anime..
<p>All students of Japanese, whether they have studied physics or not, know the word particle, and they realize that particles, like English prepositions, require a special effort to master. All About Particles covers 69 particles, the most c..
In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined life itself. Now, assuming one can af..
This packed guide book to the bestselling manga introduces readers to the characters and story of The Ancient Magus' Bride, and reveals bonus material including early designs, concept art, extra illustrations, and interviews. This compilation--..
What makes Japanese animation Japanese? What are the top, not-to-be-missed films? Who's got the anime goods? What's it all mean anyway? Answering just about every question a fan (or curious parent) has, Anime Essentials is an easy-to-read a..
Archer Coe, master hypnotist, is back to performing by day and consulting for the rich and influential by night. Most of his cases are mundane--save his most recent, which ended in quite a few deaths--and that's what Archer expects from his new..
Seventeen year old Hajime Nagumo is your average, everyday otaku. However, his simple life of pulling all-nighters and sleeping in school is suddenly turned upside down when he, along with the rest of his class, is summoned to a fantasy world! They..