Contemporary Japanese Art

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Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - front cover
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - inside page
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - inside page
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - inside page
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - inside page
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - inside page
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki - inside page
$90.00
Bewitching cruelty, gruesome beauty, "Yumenozoki" (Glimpse of a Dream) collects over 150 works by Toshio Saeki which were originally published in SM Select between 1972 - 1984....

Featured Artist

Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - inside page
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Simon Yotsuya Doll Diary inside pages
Japan's first contemporary doll artist Simon Yotsuya shares photographs of his dolls, his workspace, and his inspirations. Many full page color photographs, a good bit of Japanese...
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery SIGNED front cover
"From the 5th of October to the 21st of September 2003, 15 dolls of Simon's work were displayed in a building which used to be an orthopedic hospital, but is no longer used, in Iyo...
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery SIGNED inside pages
"From the 5th of October to the 21st of September 2003, 15 dolls of Simon's work were displayed in a building which used to be an orthopedic hospital, but is no longer used, in Iyo...
Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - inside page
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery SIGNED inside pages
"From the 5th of October to the 21st of September 2003, 15 dolls of Simon's work were displayed in a building which used to be an orthopedic hospital, but is no longer used, in Iyo...
Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - inside page
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Collection of writings by and about Simon Yotsuya. Mostly Japanese text with a dozen or so black and white photographs of Simon Yotsuya, his dolls, and his inspirations. SIGNED ins...
Collection of writings by and about Simon Yotsuya. Mostly Japanese text with a dozen or so black and white photographs of Simon Yotsuya, his dolls, and his inspirations. SIGNED ins...
Simon Yotsuya Doll Diary inside pages
Japan's first contemporary doll artist Simon Yotsuya shares photographs of his dolls, his workspace, and his inspirations. Many full page color photographs, a good bit of Japanese...
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery SIGNED inside pages
"From the 5th of October to the 21st of September 2003, 15 dolls of Simon's work were displayed in a building which used to be an orthopedic hospital, but is no longer used, in Iyo...
Simon Yotsuya Doll Diary SIGNED
Japan's first contemporary doll artist Simon Yotsuya shares photographs of his dolls, his workspace, and his inspirations. Many full page color photographs, a good bit of Japanese...
Simon Yotsuya Writings SIGNED front cover
Collection of writings by and about Simon Yotsuya. Mostly Japanese text with a dozen or so black and white photographs of Simon Yotsuya, his dolls, and his inspirations. SIGNED ins...
Simon Yotsuya Doll Diary front cover
Japan's first contemporary doll artist Simon Yotsuya shares photographs of his dolls, his workspace, and his inspirations. Many full page color photographs, a good bit of Japanese...
Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - inside page
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Collection of writings by and about Simon Yotsuya. Mostly Japanese text with a dozen or so black and white photographs of Simon Yotsuya, his dolls, and his inspirations. SIGNED ins...
Simon Yotsuya Doll Diary inside pages
Japan's first contemporary doll artist Simon Yotsuya shares photographs of his dolls, his workspace, and his inspirations. Many full page color photographs, a good bit of Japanese...
Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - inside page
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Collection of writings by and about Simon Yotsuya. Mostly Japanese text with a dozen or so black and white photographs of Simon Yotsuya, his dolls, and his inspirations. SIGNED ins...
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery SIGNED inside pages
"From the 5th of October to the 21st of September 2003, 15 dolls of Simon's work were displayed in a building which used to be an orthopedic hospital, but is no longer used, in Iyo...
Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - front cover
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Simon Yotsuya Doll Diary inside pages
Japan's first contemporary doll artist Simon Yotsuya shares photographs of his dolls, his workspace, and his inspirations. Many full page color photographs, a good bit of Japanese...
Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll - inside page
Impressive collection of forty-six dolls created by Simon Yotsuya between 1960 and 2014 is beautifully photographed. Divided into six sections: 1) Purity 無垢なるもの , 2) Temptation 誘惑す...
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery SIGNED inside pages
"From the 5th of October to the 21st of September 2003, 15 dolls of Simon's work were displayed in a building which used to be an orthopedic hospital, but is no longer used, in Iyo...

News and New Japanese Art

Aug 1, 2014

Yaso "Urbangarde" is now in stock with everything you ever wanted to know about the Japanese band plus a good bit of new art from some favorite artists. There's also new tights by Yoh - "Monochrome Aquarium".

Yaso Urbangarde magazine Yoh Monochrome Aquarium tights
Yaso Urbangarde Yoh Monochrome Aquarium tights.

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Jul 23, 2014

Now in stock, Tama's new book "Secret Mode". Actual photos and details have been added. Each book is SIGNED with a small original drawing too!

Tama Secret Mode SIGNEDTama Secret Mode SIGNED

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Jul 23, 2014

Brand new book "Yumenozoki" (Glimse of a Dream) featuring over 150 full color works by Toshio Saeki which were originally printed in SM Select between 1972 - 1984. Book is full of the erotic grotesque artworks that Saeki is well known for but which haven't been printed in other books as far as I can tell.

Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki front coverToshio Saeki Yumenozoki inside page

Book is SIGNED inside the front cover. Click the images above for more details and photos.


Jul 22, 2014

Brand new softcover book "Simon Doll" features 46 dolls created between 1960 and 2014. Very well photographed, most dolls have several angles, wide shots, and close ups to reveal the intricate details of Simon Yotsuya's work.

Simon Yotsuya Simon Doll front coverSimon Yotsuya Simon Doll inside page

Book is SIGNED inside the front cover. Click the images for more details and photos.


Jul 17, 2014

Two mini booklets featuring the dolls of Mari Shimizu have just been added. "Manifeste du Pop Surrealisme" is a larger size with full color photos and Japanese text; "Ashes to Ashes" is a little smaller with full color photos and a Japanese/English story.

Mari Shimizu Manifeste du Pop Surrealisme SIGNEDMari Shimizu Ashes to Ashes Dust to Dust
Mari Shimizu
"Manifeste du Pop Surrealisme"
Mari Shimizu
"Ashes to Ashes"

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Jul 17, 2014

Self-published mini book featuring 4 panel comics by Shintaro Kago. "Four Part Manga" is packed with tongue in cheek humor and a good dose of violence! Signed inside the front cover.

Shintaro Kago Four Part Manga SIGNEDShintaro Kago Four Part Manga SIGNED

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Jul 9, 2014

Now available, two original Namio Harukawa drawings with pink accents and three full color originals! The first two have colored pencil accents and were drawn in 2005. The full color originals are watercolor and colored pencil, painted in 2014.

Namio Harukawa Drawing 27 Namio Harukawa Drawing 28 Namio Harukawa Drawing 29 Namio Harukawa Drawing 30 Namio Harukawa Drawing 31

Click the images for more details or to purchase. Ships direct from New York, NY.


Jul 9, 2014

Three lovely new Shintaro Kago original paintings are now available by special order. Just send an inquiry - ships for free direct from Tokyo to you.

Shintaro Kago Polka Dot 3 original painting Shintaro Kago Rabbit original painting Shintaro Kago Railroad original painting
Shintaro Kago
Polka Dot 3 painting
Shintaro Kago
Rabbit painting
Shintaro Kago
Railroad painting

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Jul 9, 2014

Four original artworks by Uziga Waita are now available by special order. Just send an inquiry to confirm availability and you can own an original by the master of extreme eroguro. Originals range from subtle to outright gore - something for everyone!

Uziga Waita Apocalypse original Uziga Waita Egg Slicer original Uziga Waita Greedy Girl original Uziga Waita Unpainted Face original
Uziga Waita
Apocalypse
Uziga Waita
Egg Slicer
Uziga Waita
Greedy Girl
Uziga Waita
Unpainted Face

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Jun 25, 2014

Now in stock, cotton canvas reusable shopping bag featuring artwork by Toshio Saeki! Easily hangs on your shoulder and stands at the ready to help you carry your stuff around.

Toshio Saeki Shopping Bag


Jun 22, 2014

Two very difficult to find Romain Slocombe books are now in stock! "L'Art Medical" is new to AkaTako and packed with art, photos, and inspirations; "Les Japonaises Blessees" is back once more and signed with a small original drawing.

Romain Slocombe L'Art MedicalRomain Slocombe Les Japonaises Blessees SIGNED
"L'Art Medical""Les Japonaises Blessees"

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"TOKYO BLUE" is also back in stock!


Jun 18, 2014

A lovely surreal original drawing by Shintaro Kago is now available. She's got her school uniform on, lit candles coming out of her head, and some serious confusion on her face.

Shintaro Kago Black and White original drawing

Ships direct from New York, NY to you!


Jun 15, 2014

Actual photos of the special edition of Etsuko Miura's "Eucharist" have just been added. Etsuko Miura made the special leather covers herself and there are only 50 of them in existence. The book includes a clear acrylic display case.

Etsuko Miura Eucharist Special Edition Etsuko Miura Eucharist Special Edition

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Jun 15, 2014

"Pandora's Key" is now in stock - 48 pages of gorgeous photos of nana7nano by Kenichi Murata. Book is signed inside the front cover and includes three individually signed postcards too!

Kenichi Murata Pandora's Key SIGNED Kenichi Murata Pandora's Key SIGNED

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Jun 14, 2014

Now available for pre-order, Tama's latest book "Secret Mode". The book will be released on June 30th and will be shipping to you in early July. "Secret Mode" is a larger size - same size as the "Lost Garden" book.

Tama Secret Mode SIGNED Tama Secret Mode SIGNED

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Contemporary Japanese Art on AkaTako

The best eroguro art books, posters, prints and magazines that Japan has to offer.

AkaTako brings you the best contemporary Japanese art books, posters, prints, manga, postcards, magazines and more by modern Japanese artists. Many signed limited editions and signed limited edition prints.

Art books, prints, and posters by Trevor Brown, Fuco Ueda, Fuyuko Matsui, Takato Yamamoto, Romain Slocombe, Tama, Hikari Shimoda, Mark Ryden, Gajin Tokuno, Asano Tadanobu, Shichinohe Masaru, Kouji Suzuki, Mutsumi Yamamoto.

Manga, illustrations, posters, and art by Suehiro Maruo, Toshio Saeki, Seiichi Hayashi, Senno Knife, Mitsukaz Mihara.

Photography books by Kishin Shinoyama, Nobuyoshi Araki, Masahisa Fukase, Kuniyoshi Kaneko.

Doll art by Simon Yotsuya, Ryo Yoshida, Etsuko Miura, Hans Bellmer, Nori Tomizaki, Mari Shimizu, Satomi Hirota.

Styles inlclude eroguro art, horror manga, Japanese manga art, Japanese cartoon art, anime art, loli art, goth art, ball-jointed doll art, ukiyo-e style art, kinbaku, fetish art and photography, Japanese bondage art, and much more.

If you want something and you can't find it on AkaTako just send us an email and we'll try to locate it for you!

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