"Japanese Playboy" redirects here. For the weekly magazine, see Weekly Playboy
Monthly Playboy (月刊プレイボーイ Gekkan Pureibōi) also known as Geppure (月プレ) or MPB was a franchise of Playboy magazine in Japan. Monthly Playboy ceased publication with the final January 2009 issue, due to a decline in readership.
Pop artist, Keiichi Tanaami was the magazine's first art director.
Playmate Japan (1986-1993)
Playmate Japan (プレイメイト・ジャパン)
- 1986 - Shiho Masui, Emi Satō, Reiko Sugano
- 1987 -
- 1988 - Sayoko Kobayashi, Mari Kokubu, Mika Okuda
- 1989 - Momo Aida
- 1990 - Kurisu Aoki, Akio Horisaka, Sachiko Kurachi, Haruka Morimura, Madoka Sugawara, Rie Sugimoto
- 1991 - Misuteriasu K
- 1992 - Kana Aiba, Reira Misaki, Chise Tokuda
- 1993 - Mio Asai, Yoriko Ikuta, Yūko Sugimoto
The Japan Times
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:32:04 -0800
The mid-'70s even saw Tanaami undergo a stint as art director for the Japanese edition of “Monthly Playboy.” “Editing and making books is something that I've enjoyed from long ago,” he explains. “It led to me wanting to put out my own publications ...
New York Magazine
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:03:33 -0800
In a time when free online media poses an existential threat to print magazines and traditional pornography, 60-year-old softcore monthly Playboy is having a weirdly controversial moment. Evaluating the anniversary issue in Time, Peggy Drexler railed ...
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:33:36 -0700
There are people who work odd jobs, and then there's James Franco, who works a bunch of enviously cool (but actually odd) jobs. His latest resumé entry is monthly Playboy columnist, which will, in an uninspiring turn of events, be named “Francofile.”.
Fri, 07 Sep 2012 08:08:19 -0700
His stories have appeared in most of the major American magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, The Paris Review, GQ, Antaeus, Granta and McSweeney's, and he has been the recipient of a number of literary ...
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 16:51:46 -0700
He meets with Hef on occasional trips to Los Angeles, but "the bulk of our relationship is on the phone and is through memos." They agree on the ongoing direction of the magazine, changing little from its heyday, still drawing attention for the monthly ...
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 15:09:58 -0800
He wrote for Atlantic Monthly, Playboy and Reader's Digest. He made the covers of Life and Newsweek when that was a big deal. In 1947, he was the subject of a two-part profile in The New Yorker. John Steinbeck's introduction to The World of Li'l Abner ...
Thu, 31 Mar 2011 06:30:00 -0700
Weekly Playboy is not to be confused with Playboy magazine, which was called “Gekkan Playboy” or “Monthly Playboy”. That magazine ended publication in 2009 due to flaccid circulation. 初音ミクの『5次元グラビア』が週刊プレイボーイに掲載！！ [2ch ニュー ...
Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:03:45 -0800
Ironically, rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs also appears in the next Playboy - as the subject of the magazine's monthly Playboy Interview. Reid was once left embarrassed on the red carpet at a Diddy party when she accidentally exposed a breast to ...
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