Welcome to AkaTako - your source for underground and hard to find Japanese art: signed books, limited edition prints and posters, licensed enamel pins and t-shirts, artist produced postcards and mini books, original drawings and paintings, and lots more.
Not sure where to start? Check out the more popular artists and items just below. A bit further down the page is a news feed of everything going on with AkaTako.

THE LATEST NEWS

Oct 18, 2018

Great big box of goodies arrived the EU location today! All the items listed below are available again for purchase from the EU location. Most of them are already in stock from the USA shipping location.

SUEHIRO MARUO:
Suehiro Maruo Midori Bandana Pink Suehiro Maruo Midori Pin Red Suehiro Maruo Midori Pin Set 2 Suehiro Maruo Midori Tote Bag Black Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo Rampo Panorama SIGNED Suehiro Maruo The Inferno In Bottles SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku 1 SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku 2 SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Vampire Panorama SIGNED
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KENICHI MURATA:
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SHINTARO KAGO:
Kenichi Murata Lilith in the Mirror SIGNED Kenichi Murata Pandora's Key SIGNED Kenichi Murata Princess in the Underworld DVD Shintaro Kago Any Chance of a Kiss SIGNED Shintaro Kago Ibutsu Konnyu SIGNED
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OTHER:
 Hajime Kinoko NAWA-ATO SIGNED Hajime Kinoko SM Sniper Kinbaku 3 DVD  Toshio Saeki Akai Hako Trevor Brown My Alphabet black cover SIGNED Trevor Brown Rubber Doll Postcards
Yoshiaki Machino La Perle SIGNED LIEN Seabed Tuberosa      

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Oct 15, 2018

Available for pre-order now and arriving to USA later this week, two SIGNED posters each by Suehiro Maruo and Takato Yamamoto!

Suehiro Maruo Poster Imo Mushi SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo poster
Imo Mushi
Takato Yamamoto Poster Circle SIGNED
Takato Yamamoto poster
Circle
Suehiro Maruo Poster Rampo Panorama SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo poster
Rampo Panorama
Takato Yamamoto Poster Evil Spirit Metamorphosing and Proliferating SIGNED
Takato Yamamoto poster
Evil Spirit Metamorphosing and Proliferating

Click the images or titles above to order. All posters will arrive to EU location in mid-November.


Oct 9, 2018

Exhibition event of new Takato Yamamoto painting is happening soon in Tokyo! AkaTako will soon have the new book and other merchandise available for pre-order.

Takato Yamamoto Nosferatu Exhibition Tower Records Shibuya
Floor 8, SpaceHACHIKAI

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26 October - 11 November
500 yen admission fee
weekdays 12:00-22:00
weekends 11:00-21:00
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*27-28 October from 21:00-22:00 will be "Halloween dark night" with dimmed lights and hand held light source only

Read further details here (Japanese only).


Oct 1, 2018

Three separate books of Takato Yamamoto underdrawings give you a glimpse into his artwork process and a chance to try your hand at coloring in his complicated pieces. Each book features duo-tone prints of select underdrawings from a particular book. Just photocopy a page and get out your colored pencils.

Takato Yamamoto
Coffin of a Chimera
Sketch Book
Takato Yamamoto
Divertimento for a Martyr
Sketch Book
Takato Yamamoto
Scarlet Maniera
Sketch Book
Takato Yamamoto Coffin of a Chimera Sketch Book Takato Yamamoto Divertimento for a Martyr Sketch Book Takato Yamamoto Scarlet Maniera Sketch Book

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Sep 29, 2018

Now in stock for both EU and USA locations (both ship worldwide!) with actual photos of pins and their backing cards too. Shintaro Kago's official enamel pins come in two different styles:

Shintaro Kago Enamel Pin Eyes Shintaro Kago Enamel Pin Octopus
Shintaro Kago
"Eyes" enamel pin
Shintaro Kago
"Octopus" enamel pin

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Sep 26, 2018

Hajime Kinoko's newest book "NAWA-ATO" (rope marks) has just been added. Just over 140 pages exploring the traces of rope tying sessions, NAWA-ATO spans five years of collecting photos of the lingering after effects of shibari.

Hajime Kinoko NAWA-ATO SIGNED Hajime Kinoko NAWA-ATO SIGNED
Hajime Kinoko
NAWA-ATO
(front cover)
Hajime Kinoko
NAWA-ATO
(inside page)

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Sep 4, 2018

Three great artists are getting together to release another book of Japanese ultra-erotica. "Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline" is the follow up to Hajime Sorayama, Rockin' Jelly Bean, and Katsuya Terada's very popular "Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!". Both books are going to be SIGNED by all three artists! T-shirt quanitities are EXTREMELY limited.

Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline Hajime Sorayama, Rockin Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline Exhibition t-shirt Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill! Hajime Sorayama, Rockin Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada
Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline TSG Exhibition t-shirt Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!

Just added for pre-order, all three items will arrive to AkaTako mid to late September 2018. Click images or titles above to order.


Sep 1, 2018

Two designs exclusive to AkaTako and some of Shintaro Kago's most iconic images are now available as enamel pins! Both pins are 1.5" (38mm) high and come on their own custom heavyweight backing card. These are on PRE-ORDER and arriving mid-September +/-.

Shintaro Kago Enamel Pins Eyes or Octopus
Shintaro Kago
"Eyes" and "Octopus" Enamel Pins

Click the image or title above for more information or to purchase. These pins are officially licensed by the artist - each pin you buy supports the artist directly!


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