How to get FOIL book
in Japan

Credit Card Payment is now available for shopping with overseas delivery!
You can receive the books within 3 working days at earliest.

Placing a direct order from us

PayPal enables you the immediate transaction
Total amount will be automatically calculated according to the books' total price including the relevant shipping costs.
Japanese Yen will be applied for your payment.

Shipping Method
EMS shipping (tracking system available) will be applied except orders from Africa, South America and all the areas not covered by EMS service, eg) Yemen, Geogia, North Korea, Greenland, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Micronesia.
(For full list of the not covered area, please check the list here.

For orders from Africa and South America, "Printed Matter by Air" will be applied. EMS shipping will be applied with higher shipping costs - please contact us for further information if you prefer EMS.
Please be noted, we are not responsible for any damaged or lost packages - if you're unsure about your shipping method, please contact us at before confirming your order.

Delivery Date
The delivery will be arranged within 2 working days from your order and arrive in 3 working days at earliest!
Orders from Africa, South America, or other EMS unavailable areas will take about a couple of weeks untill you receive the book.
All the delivery date is subject to change depending on your local national holidays and conditions at your local customs.

Credit Payment through PayPal
To checkout with your credit card, you need to log in to your PayPal account.
If you have not signed up, please go to "sign up" page appeared in the shopping cart.
VISA, JCB, Master Card, American Express is accepted.
If you wish to pay with other method, please email us at

How to Place Your Order
1. Clicking "Add to Cart" button besides the book you wish, then you can go either "Continue shopping" or "Proceed to checkout".
By clicking "Proceed to checkout", you can see the total amount with shipping costs automatically calculated with its appropriate rate.

<The percentqge of the shipping cost>
The cost will be calculated with the following percentage according to the total price of the books you ordered.
Up to JPY 999 - 100% of the book price
From JPY 1,000 to 1,999 - 90% of the book price
From JPY 2,000 to 4,999 JPY - 70% of the book price
From JPY 5,000 to 19,999 - 50% of the book price
More than JPY 20,000 - 35% of the book price
eg) When ordering the book(s) of 3,000 JPY, the shipping cost will be 2,100 JPY, In Total, 5,100 will be charged from your credit card.

2. If you have PayPal account, please log in and push the "Pay Now" button after confirming your order - then the settlement will be completed.
If you do not have PayPal account, please go on to the sign up page and fill in the gaps with your information.
eg) credit card number, your address, telephone number, then proceed to the settlement.

3. Confirmation mail will be automatically sent to your registered email address right after the settlement.

4. Thank you for your oder. Your book will be delivered to you within 3 working days from your order at earliest.
Note: You can not cancel your order after confirming message appeared on your screen.
Please check your order again before pushing the "Pay Now" button.
If you are bookstore's owner or distributor, or if you have any questions about credit payment, shipping method and such, please contact us at

Oversea distributors/book shops

Oversea distributors

The following list is our distributors oversea dealing with our publications.
All the books are not always in stock at every book shop or distributor. So it is recommended that you first confirm with a shop near you if they have the book(s) you want in stock .

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Tel: +44-(0) 20-8742-1061
Fax: +44-(0) 20-8742-2319
Address: 12 Bell Industrial Estate, 50 Cunnington Street, London W4 5HB UK

Idea Books
Tel: +31-(0)20-6226154
Fax: +31-(0)20-6209299
Address: Nieuwe Herengracht 11 1011 RK Amsterdam the Netherlands

Oversea book shops

Dashwood Books
Tel: +1-212-387-8520
Address: 33 Bond Street New York NY 10012 USA

Motto Berlin store
Tel: +49-(0)30 75442119
Fax:+49 -(0)30 75442120
Address: Skalitzer str. 68 10997 Berlin Germany

Motto Zurich store
Address: Perla Mode Langstr. 84 8004 Zurich Switzer land

Also, at the book store Kinokuniya, they might have some stocks.
Store location
Book Web U.S.A
BookWeb Singapore
BookWeb Malaysia
BookWeb Thailand
BookWeb Australia
BookWeb Taiwan


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