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 31, 2019

In stock at both USA & EU shipping locations (both locations ship worldwide), Shintaro Kago's CATS enamel pins! Actual photos are now at the listing too.

Shintaro Kago Enamel Pin Cats

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Aug 22, 2019

Just added, thirty-five original Namio Harukawa drawings. A few monochrome and most of the drawings with pink, red, and white accents. Shipping directly from Tokyo to you.

Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 129 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 130 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 131 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 132 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 133
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 134 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 135 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 136 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 137 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 138
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 139 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 129 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 140 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 141 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 142
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 143 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 144 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 145 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 146 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 147
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 148 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 149 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 150 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 151 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 152
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 153 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 154 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 155 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 156 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 129
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 158 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 159 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 160 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 161 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 162

There has also been some previously reserved, but then canceled originals which are available again! Please check the Namio Harukawa catalog to view everything.

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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.
[Pins have arrived and are in stok at both locations!]

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.
[Now in stock at EU location also!]


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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