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Panties and socks also part of the deal that’s made the book Amazon’s number-one best-seller in its category.

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Pro claims many of Japan’s light novel authors can’t write, aren’t the ones creating their books

Industry veteran blames Internet talent scouting for massive young adult literature rewrites by people who aren’t supposed to be writing.

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Japanese Twitter shows us why people like buying well-loved used books

From useful notes to funny doodles, these used books have all kinds of charming features that netizens love.

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Japanese woman publishes book about being groped on the train for six years, from age 12 to 18

Her attackers were many, and her helpers were few.

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Tsutaya Book Apartment: Stay overnight at new 24-hour bookstore in Tokyo

With private booths, showers and a women’s-only floor, this is one of the best places to stay in Tokyo.

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Amazing-looking library in Tianjin has us wanting to visit even if we can’t read anything【Video】

New home for books looks like something out of an awesome science fiction movie.

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Japanese women list reasons they wish their husbands would die in new Husband Death Note book

Poor sexual performance, heavy debts considered punishable by death in website-inspired Husband Death Note.

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Someone gave Stephen King’s IT an anime transformation

One fan of both anime and horror saw an opportunity here and created a spooky new visage in the Japanese style.

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Otaku religion? Line of Christianity-themed light novels launched in Japan, looking for authors

Chunibyo (deluded middle schoolers) want to read the Bible,” assert contest organizers.

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Combination host club/bookstore proposed for Tokyo’s liveliest nightlife neighborhood

Books and beautiful boys beckoning women to Shinjuku’s Kabukicho?

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Manga reimagines literature’s most famous detective as an android

You’ve seen Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective as a dog, a girl, and even Benedict Cumberbatch’s turn as the character as its own manga. A character of near infallible logic is transforming again, this time into an android.

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Japanese book teaching kids to reenact YouTube videos gets more hate on Twitter than it deserves

Educational book’s value is getting buried under all the grumbling about kids these days.

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Teaching English in Japan? New book helps students talk about the Illuminati, alien abductions

Other books leave out key phrases like “Isn’t the president of your company a Reptilian?”, but not this one!

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Penguin Bomb papercraft is the most amazing thing you’ll see today【Video】

Watch as a flat stack of paper springs to life like magic, instantly becoming a three-dimensional penguin in the blink of an eye.

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Looking at round breasts and furry felines is said to generate maximum feelings of pleasure.

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Anime-style novel contest in Japan bans alternate reality stories and teen protagonists

Publisher nixes two of the most common storytelling tricks in the anime playbook in attempt to create something adults can enjoy.

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From hugs to piggybacks and intimate kisses, this reference manual is filled with romantic male-on-male love scenarios.

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Japanese anime art guide teaches how to draw mature and handsome middle-aged men

New book helps artists keep their oji-san separate from their oni-san.

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All-night, all-free cosplay event to be held at Tokyo bookstore, applications now being accepted

Love of anime, light novels, and/or costuming essential, desire to actually sleep optional.

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