"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
Economic Times (blog)
Economic Times (blog)
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 17:45:00 -0700
Debonair was modelled on the great publishing success of the era, the American monthly Playboy, which managed the bizarre marriage of lowbrow pictures of nude women with highbrow literature from fully clothed men. Vinod was delighted to provide an ...
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 ...
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 09:19:28 -0700
Actor and filmmaker James Franco attends the "My Own Private River" Film Society of Lincoln Center screening and Q&A at the Walter Reade Theater on February 19, 2012 in New York City. Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images. James Franco is taking his ...
New York Magazine
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 07:00:00 -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, 13 Apr 2015 01:26:15 -0700
His work has been translated into more than two dozen languages and his stories have appeared in a broad range of magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, The Paris Review, GQ, Antaeus, Granta and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Las Vegas Sun
Fri, 15 Jan 2010 13:32:20 -0800
Prior to Goss, the Palms had a longstanding relationship with comedian/co-producers Cort McCown and Paul Hughes' Hollywood Comedy Tour, which played monthly from March 2004 to 2006 when the duo introduced the monthly Playboy Comedy Club; that ...
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