Welcome to AkaTako - your international 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. We ship worldwide!
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

Aug 1, 2019

Just added for pre-order, two Shintaro Kago enamel pins from his cat series of paintings "Neko Funjatta". Both pins are hard enamel with a double post back for extra security. They also have a raised stamp "©Shintaro Kago" on the reverse of the pin. Pins are scheduled to arrive near the end of August.

Shintaro Kago Enamel Pin Cats

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Jul 24, 2019

Scheduled to arrive to the USA shipping location ~ July 31, two brand new books, each SIGNED by the artist!
[Books have arrived as of July 29 and all pre-orders have shipped.]

Kenichi Murata Magic Moon SIGNED
Kenichi Murata
Magic Moon
Tama Calling SIGNED
Tama
Calling

Hoping the books will land to the EU shipping location by end of August. In the meantime, the USA location ships worldwide.


Jun 4, 2019

Self-published by Shintaro Kago in Tokyo, these prints are hand signed and numbered on the reverse side. Printed edge to edge with no white border, each measures approximately 10.12" x 14.33" (25.7 x 36.4cm).

Shintaro Kago print Scale SIGNED
Shintaro Kago
Scale print
Shintaro Kago print Senju Kannon SIGNED
Shintaro Kago
Senju Kannon print

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May 30, 2019

Just added, eight original Namio Harukawa drawings from the artist's personal archive. These pencil drawings have hand colored touches of pink, red, and and white. Shipping directly from Tokyo to you.

Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 121 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 122 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 123 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 124
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 125 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 126 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 127 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 128

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May 29, 2019

Several rare, out of print photo books of Japanese dolls and one brand new book of Tari Nakagawa's dolls have just been added.

Amano Katan Katan Doll
Amano Katan
Katan Doll
(restocked, OOP)
Ryoichi Yoshida Anatomic Doll
Ryoichi Yoshida
Anatomic Doll
(rare, OOP)
Ryo Yoshida Articulated Doll SIGNED
Ryo Yoshida
Articulated Doll
(rare, OOP)
Simon Yotsuya Byouin Gallery
Simon Yotsuya
Byouin Gallery
(rare, OOP)
Tari Nakagawa Costa d'Eva
Tari Nakagawa
Costa d'Eva
(restocked)
Tari Nakagawa Fille dans l'histoire
Tari Nakagawa
Fille dans l'histoire
(brand new)
Tari Nakagawa Ningyou Shashin Bunko
Tari Nakagawa
Ningyou Shashin Bunko
(rare, OOP)
 

Most of these books are also signed by the artist! Please click the front cover photo or titles above for additional information or to purchase.


May 24, 2019

Rising young painter in Japan, Koichi Iyoda has published a "MAGNUM OPUS" in two volumes to collect his already stunning body of work. Signed copies of Volume 1 are now available (Vol 2 coming soon!) and also a lovely oversized postcard print set of his works.

Koichi Iyoda Magnum Opus I SIGNED
Koichi Iyoda
Magnum Opus Vol 1
Koichi Iyoda Postcard Print Set
Koichi Iyoda
Postcard Print Set

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May 21, 2019

Just added, 29 more pieces of brand new, original, copic marker drawings by Shintaro Kago. Each drawing is on a piece of shikishi board (used for traditional Japanese calligraphy) and measures about 7.125" x 8.35" (18.1 x 21.2cm).

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Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 26 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 27 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 28 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 29 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 30
Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 31 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 32 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 33 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 34 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 35
Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 36 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 37 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 38 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 39 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 40
Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 41 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 42 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 43 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 44 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 45
Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 46 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 47 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 48 Shintaro Kago Copic Marker Drawing 49  

The first 20 drawings added about one month ago are all sold out so don't wait if you like one of these new ones!


May 20, 2019

A few new playful kinbaku figurine items by Kitanya Design Factory have just been added. Two full-size stand alone dolls, and three new charm designs.

Tanuki Raccoon Dog Kinbaku Doll
Tanuki "Raccoon-Dog" Doll
Suspended Bunny Kinbaku Doll
Suspended Bunny Doll
Disgraced CEO Kinbaku Charm
Disgraced CEO Charm
Penguin Kinbaku Charm
Penguin Charm
Upside Down Bunny Kinbaku Charm
Upside Down Bunny Charm

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