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POPEYE magazine is the “Magazine for City Boys”. The founders printed this on the cover of the magazine when it debuted in 1976. What’s a “city boy”? The term doesn’t appear in the dictionary and no expert panel could define it. So we felt we should explore every aspect of what this “city boy” might be. After decades of debate, it still makes for a topic of lively discussion. It can be a style or a way of thinking. To get an idea of what makes a city boy, read POPEYE magazine.

October 2020
October 2020
October 2020

NEW

Popeye N°882

October 2020

City Boy’s Essentials
Yes, I’ve noticed my messy closet, and I know it’s time to put some serious work in to organizing it. Searching for that sock that’s lost it’s other half, separating striped shirts and solid colored ones, and deciding what I really need to buy now and sticking to it, so that I can live comfortably throughout each season.
Having said that, I happened to find a nice vintage cap and bought it without any thought today, however I turn to Nigel Peake, who I thought was the type of the person who has a precise plan for his wardrobe and puts a strict limit on the amount of new clothing he buys, well he is also apparently buying new suits soon, so he is my justification.
New clothes make us happy. The most important thing is to decide what to buy. Shirts, sweat tops, coats, and sneakers etc. With this fashion issue, let’s make a plan for your fashion life for the next season.

What’s inside:
  • City boy’s essentials: Let’s wear basic clothing.
  • Shirt / oiled jacket / uniform / leather shoes, and so on.
  • Welcome to my closet: Chris Gibbs and Mordechai Rubinstein

City Boy’s Essentials
Yes, I’ve noticed my messy closet, and I know it’s time to put some serious work in to organizing it. Searching for that sock that’s lost it’s other half, separating striped shirts and solid colored ones, and deciding what I really need to buy now and sticking to it, so that I can live comfortably throughout each season.
Having said that, I happened to find a nice vintage cap and bought it without any thought today, however I turn to Nigel Peake, who I thought was the type of the person who has a precise plan for his wardrobe and puts a strict limit on the amount of new clothing he buys, well he is also apparently buying new suits soon, so he is my justification.
New clothes make us happy. The most important thing is to decide what to buy. Shirts, sweat tops, coats, and sneakers etc. With this fashion issue, let’s make a plan for your fashion life for the next season.

What’s inside:

  • City boy’s essentials: Let’s wear basic clothing.
  • Shirt / oiled jacket / uniform / leather shoes, and so on.
  • Welcome to my closet: Chris Gibbs and Mordechai Rubinstein

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

480g

September 2020
September 2020
September 2020

Popeye N°881

September 2020

What are you curious about on the internet?
You know, we love walking in the streets, prefer reading physical books to e-books, and shop at stores, rather than online. If this is the case, then, you may be wondering why we have made this issue.
The answer is, not because we’re spending more time at home nowadays, but simply that we enjoy browsing online shops, staying up late and watching Netflix, and feeling amused at some funny images sent by friends.
Anyway, we thought it would be interesting to learn more about the internet and find out how can it be used, seriously.

What’s inside:
  • LET’S SHOP ONLINE
  • 25 YEARS OF INTERNET HISTORY
  • INTERNET FIELDWORK
  • L.O.V.E.V.O.D.

What are you curious about on the internet?
You know, we love walking in the streets, prefer reading physical books to e-books, and shop at stores, rather than online. If this is the case, then, you may be wondering why we have made this issue.
The answer is, not because we’re spending more time at home nowadays, but simply that we enjoy browsing online shops, staying up late and watching Netflix, and feeling amused at some funny images sent by friends.
Anyway, we thought it would be interesting to learn more about the internet and find out how can it be used, seriously.

What’s inside:

  • LET’S SHOP ONLINE
  • 25 YEARS OF INTERNET HISTORY
  • INTERNET FIELDWORK
  • L.O.V.E.V.O.D.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

480g

August 2020
August 2020
August 2020

Popeye N°880

August 2020

SUMMER READING 2020
“Summer reading” is a custom which literally means to read books in the summer. It’s common in the states, and people there including some renown figures, such as Bill Gates and the former president Obama, share their own list of books before going on vacation.
In Japan, on the other hand, when we were in school we were assigned a particular book by the school to read and write reports on for a writing competition every summer, which was just so depressing.
Based on this unpleasant experience, I’ve come up with this question: should we be forced to be read books? Life is short, and there are so many choices to make on your own. We don’t want to read books that are designated by someone else. We, instead, should choose what we read, books that are so fascinating, some have a profound effect on us and we cannot stop thinking about them, ending up with reading them again and again.
In this edition we explore the world of reading with you. First, why don’t you check out the reading lists by the editorial staff?

What’s inside:

  • 30 Books from POPEYE.
  • What We Want to Read in Summer.
  • Let’s “Think Week”.
  • Summer Reading Times.

SUMMER READING 2020
“Summer reading” is a custom which literally means to read books in the summer. It’s common in the states, and people there including some renown figures, such as Bill Gates and the former president Obama, share their own list of books before going on vacation.
In Japan, on the other hand, when we were in school we were assigned a particular book by the school to read and write reports on for a writing competition every summer, which was just so depressing.
Based on this unpleasant experience, I’ve come up with this question: should we be forced to be read books? Life is short, and there are so many choices to make on your own. We don’t want to read books that are designated by someone else. We, instead, should choose what we read, books that are so fascinating, some have a profound effect on us and we cannot stop thinking about them, ending up with reading them again and again.
In this edition we explore the world of reading with you. First, why don’t you check out the reading lists by the editorial staff?

What’s inside:

  • 30 Books from POPEYE.
  • What We Want to Read in Summer.
  • Let’s “Think Week”.
  • Summer Reading Times.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

480g

OUT OF STOCK
July 2020
July 2020
July 2020

Popeye N°879

July 2020

GO MUSEUM
Did you watch ‘Uncut Gems‘ on Netflix? It’s a drama based on a piece of black opal and is set in NYC; the film made me realize that minerals have this magical power which can drive humans to madness, and the jeweler, played by Adam Sandler, is such a great example of that.
On the other hand, my stories about the objects of nature are rather more basic and a lot humbler: I was amazed by the geometric pattern on sea shells, I used to be so curious about the seeds on the ground and pebbles along the rivers and I even thought about the left-over bones from a KFC.
The world is full of mysteries. If we dig into the ground, we may find some dinosaur bones or ancient ruins. If we look up at the sky, there will be the Mars probes running somewhere far away in the universe.
What I’ve realized is the wealth of museums. There is everything in there. Although I have to admit that some museums (exhibitions of dinosaurs) were pretty boring when I was a kid, I now realize they are actually filled with treasures, and there are so many things that we could learn from them.
This edition is a special exhibition from us, filled with objects and topics that we truly love. No ticket needed, just turn the pages!

What’s inside:

  • Great Collections from the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Why Don’t You Learn about Minerals?
  • My Favorite Museum.
  • Finding Dinosaur.

GO MUSEUM
Did you watch ‘Uncut Gems‘ on Netflix? It’s a drama based on a piece of black opal and is set in NYC; the film made me realize that minerals have this magical power which can drive humans to madness, and the jeweler, played by Adam Sandler, is such a great example of that.
On the other hand, my stories about the objects of nature are rather more basic and a lot humbler: I was amazed by the geometric pattern on sea shells, I used to be so curious about the seeds on the ground and pebbles along the rivers and I even thought about the left-over bones from a KFC.
The world is full of mysteries. If we dig into the ground, we may find some dinosaur bones or ancient ruins. If we look up at the sky, there will be the Mars probes running somewhere far away in the universe.
What I’ve realized is the wealth of museums. There is everything in there. Although I have to admit that some museums (exhibitions of dinosaurs) were pretty boring when I was a kid, I now realize they are actually filled with treasures, and there are so many things that we could learn from them.
This edition is a special exhibition from us, filled with objects and topics that we truly love. No ticket needed, just turn the pages!

What’s inside:

  • Great Collections from the Smithsonian Institution.
  • Why Don’t You Learn about Minerals?
  • My Favorite Museum.
  • Finding Dinosaur.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

480g

OUT OF STOCK
June 2020
June 2020

Popeye N°878

June 2020

POPEYE Cooking Club
It’s neither about being aware of the healthy lifestyle, nor living the high life. It’s more about connecting with our basic instinct: we cook as we simply as we want to. Cooking is, so to speak, a kind of D.I.Y., and there are so many things to learn about, such as how to make a good omelet, what you need to make a miso soup, and ideal ways to cut fruits. With a series of recipes from talented chefs from around the world, you might find it fun to use them for inspiration and make your own dishes, just like coordinating your daily outfits.
Anyway, it’s time to cook!


What’s inside:
  • POPEYE Cooking Club: it’s time to start cooking.
  • Nice and Sharp Petit Knives.
  • Why Don’t You Make English Breakfast?
  • What is Sourdough?
  • Good Manner Book.

POPEYE Cooking Club
It’s neither about being aware of the healthy lifestyle, nor living the high life. It’s more about connecting with our basic instinct: we cook as we simply as we want to. Cooking is, so to speak, a kind of D.I.Y., and there are so many things to learn about, such as how to make a good omelet, what you need to make a miso soup, and ideal ways to cut fruits. With a series of recipes from talented chefs from around the world, you might find it fun to use them for inspiration and make your own dishes, just like coordinating your daily outfits.
Anyway, it’s time to cook!


What’s inside:

  • POPEYE Cooking Club: it’s time to start cooking.
  • Nice and Sharp Petit Knives.
  • Why Don’t You Make English Breakfast?
  • What is Sourdough?
  • Good Manner Book.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

480g

May 2020
May 2020
May 2020

Popeye N°877

May 2020

Tokyo Story
When walking in the streets, I think of the amount of memories that must have been piled up there. Since the last Olympics in 1964, many decades have passed. Harajuku has been the center of the fashion scene amongst the younger generations since the 1970s, whereas various youth cultures were created in Shibuya after the 1980s. Shinjuku is, as it were, a chaos that’s cultivated the arts, Asakusa is a town for the long-established shops, and Ginza is a place for the adults with playful minds, just as it was 80 years ago. Every single street has its own history, just like our lovers. The past has certainly linked to the present day, and that’s why the city of Tokyo fascinates us so much.

What’s inside:
  • Tokyo Stories: Ginza, Shibuya, Harajuku, Shinjuku and Asakusa.
  • Slow Walk.
  • U23: Where Young City Boys Hang Out.
  • Book in Book: Eat Up Guide.

Tokyo Story
When walking in the streets, I think of the amount of memories that must have been piled up there. Since the last Olympics in 1964, many decades have passed. Harajuku has been the center of the fashion scene amongst the younger generations since the 1970s, whereas various youth cultures were created in Shibuya after the 1980s. Shinjuku is, as it were, a chaos that’s cultivated the arts, Asakusa is a town for the long-established shops, and Ginza is a place for the adults with playful minds, just as it was 80 years ago. Every single street has its own history, just like our lovers. The past has certainly linked to the present day, and that’s why the city of Tokyo fascinates us so much.

What’s inside:

  • Tokyo Stories: Ginza, Shibuya, Harajuku, Shinjuku and Asakusa.
  • Slow Walk.
  • U23: Where Young City Boys Hang Out.
  • Book in Book: Eat Up Guide.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
April 2020
April 2020
April 2020

Popeye N°876

April 2020

Looking Good
If we like a friend’s outfit, we might casually ask where they got it from. For hairstyles, however, we may tend to hesitate to ask about details such as where they have had it hair done and how they maintain it, even if really, we want to have it styled like them. So, we’ve made this issue about both fashion and hair, under the theme of “Looking Good”. We’re exploring clean and tidy styles for the coming spring.

What’s inside:
  • Looking Good Hairstyles in the Street.
  • Barber Guide for City Boys.
  • Keep Looking Good!: Items and Knowledge.
  • Good Looking Wear Journal.

Looking Good
If we like a friend’s outfit, we might casually ask where they got it from. For hairstyles, however, we may tend to hesitate to ask about details such as where they have had it hair done and how they maintain it, even if really, we want to have it styled like them. So, we’ve made this issue about both fashion and hair, under the theme of “Looking Good”. We’re exploring clean and tidy styles for the coming spring.

What’s inside:

  • Looking Good Hairstyles in the Street.
  • Barber Guide for City Boys.
  • Keep Looking Good!: Items and Knowledge.
  • Good Looking Wear Journal.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
March 2020

Popeye N°875

March 2020

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
February 2020

Popeye N°874

February 2020

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
January 2020

Popeye N°873

January 2020

Girlfriend ’20
If a boy looked freezing, his girlfriend would offer him her gloves; always such sweetness and consideration. Then, I started wondering what I could do for my amazing girlfriend. Things like booking a fancy restaurant, or giving something nice to her for no reason. We may decide that we are the ones for each other one day, and then what happens next? Getting married? Now I can’t stop thinking about her!

What’s inside:
  • Going all the way to a museum.
  • Great date, forever!
  • Small gift for an ordinary day.
  • Think about the wedding.

Girlfriend ’20
If a boy looked freezing, his girlfriend would offer him her gloves; always such sweetness and consideration. Then, I started wondering what I could do for my amazing girlfriend. Things like booking a fancy restaurant, or giving something nice to her for no reason. We may decide that we are the ones for each other one day, and then what happens next? Getting married? Now I can’t stop thinking about her!

What’s inside:

  • Going all the way to a museum.
  • Great date, forever!
  • Small gift for an ordinary day.
  • Think about the wedding.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

December 2019

Popeye N°872

December 2019

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
November 2018
November 2018
November 2018

Popeye N°871

November 2018

What kind of music are you into?
Simply put, there are so many ways to listen to music nowadays. Subscription from apps, YouTube (of course!), and services like Shazam, which allows you to find songs immediately after hearing them somewhere, like in the street or at night clubs. You may follow celebrities posting on social media, or you may just enjoy browsing for vinyl at local record shops, it’s all fascinating.
In this issue, we’ve introduced various kinds of music and artists, in the hope that it will inspire you to find new and great music. You should trust your basic instincts in making your decision as to whether you like the music or not. Just imagine, how amazing it would be to have the songs which you have an emotional connection with, and even nicer if you could share them with your friends?
Gosh, music is great!

POPEYE × Spotify
The tunes we introduced in this edition are uploaded in our playlist on Spotify.

What’s inside:
What kind of music are you listing to?
Japanese folk-rock.
My music history.
Book in book: Crazy Love Tyler, The Creator.
+ many more regular features, including POPxEYE and popeye notes.

What kind of music are you into?
Simply put, there are so many ways to listen to music nowadays. Subscription from apps, YouTube (of course!), and services like Shazam, which allows you to find songs immediately after hearing them somewhere, like in the street or at night clubs. You may follow celebrities posting on social media, or you may just enjoy browsing for vinyl at local record shops, it’s all fascinating.
In this issue, we’ve introduced various kinds of music and artists, in the hope that it will inspire you to find new and great music. You should trust your basic instincts in making your decision as to whether you like the music or not. Just imagine, how amazing it would be to have the songs which you have an emotional connection with, and even nicer if you could share them with your friends?
Gosh, music is great!

POPEYE × Spotify
The tunes we introduced in this edition are uploaded in our playlist on Spotify.

What’s inside:
What kind of music are you listing to?
Japanese folk-rock.
My music history.
Book in book: Crazy Love Tyler, The Creator.
+ many more regular features, including POPxEYE and popeye notes.

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
October 2019
October 2019
October 2019

Popeye N°870

October 2019

The Style Handbook
I want to get dressed up!
I’ve come up with this amazing idea for the first time in a while. Probably as a reaction to my standard issue summer outfit: T-shirt and shorts; I would now rather avoid my usual autumn style: a sweater top and jeans, and try something more than them.
Here in this issue, we’ve created a, “Style Handbook”, consisting of 14 individually themed fashion pages, to make your autumn/winter wardrobe more fun, with easy outfits you can put together at home.
I hope it will enthuse your sense of style, girls!

The Style Handbook
I want to get dressed up!
I’ve come up with this amazing idea for the first time in a while. Probably as a reaction to my standard issue summer outfit: T-shirt and shorts; I would now rather avoid my usual autumn style: a sweater top and jeans, and try something more than them.
Here in this issue, we’ve created a, “Style Handbook”, consisting of 14 individually themed fashion pages, to make your autumn/winter wardrobe more fun, with easy outfits you can put together at home.
I hope it will enthuse your sense of style, girls!

Price

25 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

OUT OF STOCK
September 2019
September 2019

Popeye N°869

September 2019

Price

24 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

700g

August 2019
August 2019
August 2019

Popeye N°868

August 2019

Price

24 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

703g

July 2019

Popeye N°867

July 2019

Price

22 €

Origin

Japan

Format

23,5x29,7cm

Weight

703g

January 2019

Popeye N°861

January 2019

Price

22 €

Origin

Japan

Format

21x29,7cm

Weight

350g

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