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

Feb 20, 2019

A handful of rare Toshio Saeki books are available again for both EU and USA shipping locations!

Toshio Saeki 70 1970
Toshio Saeki 70 1970

unsigned
both EU & USA
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako 1st edition

reader copy available via EU
better condition available via USA
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako

second edition
nearly new for EU & USA
Toshio Saeki Yume Manji
Toshio Saeki Yume Manji

CD-ROM + book
nearly new via EU only
Toshio Saeki Inkenka
Toshio Saeki Inkenka

unsigned
lightly used via USA only
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1

1st edition, unsigned
via EU only
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1 SIGNED
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1

1st edition
double SIGNED & DATED!
via USA only
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2 SIGNED
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2

1st edition
double SIGNED & DATED!
via USA only

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Feb 16, 2019

Landed and ready to ship from both EU and USA locations, two officially licensed Shintaro Kago t-shirts exclusive to AkaTako. Shirts are 100% cotton, super soft, available in sizes XS through XXL (unisex, slim fit).
(All pre-orders will ship by Monday, February 18th.)

Shintaro Kago t-shirt Kijin Gahou
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
KIJIN GAHOU
(Eccentric People Magazine)
Shintaro Kago t-shirt Kijin Gahou
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
KIJIN GAHOU
(Eccentric People Magazine)
Shintaro Kago t-shirt Peek-A-Boo
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
PEEK-A-BOO
Shintaro Kago t-shirt Peek-A-Boo
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
PEEK-A-BOO

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Feb 14, 2019

Just arrived to the USA location, SIGNED copies of rare Namio Harukawa books!

Namio Harukawa My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1 SIGNED
Namio Harukawa
My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1

160 pages, published 2000
Namio Harukawa My Fair Fat Lady Vol 2 SIGNED
Namio Harukawa
My Fair Fat Lady Vol 2

212 pages, published 2002
Namio Harukawa Glories Huge Hips SIGNED
Namio Harukawwa
Glories Huge Hips

166 pages + DVD, pub. 2008
Namio Harukawa Garden of Domina SIGNED
Namio Harukawa
Garden of Domina

168 pages, published 2012
(stock will run out soon!!)

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Jan 22, 2019

Just a few pieces left of most sizes of Trevor Brown's AkaTako exclusive t-shirts. Now available to be purchased via the USA shipping location again!

Trevor Brown BOY t-shirt
Trevor Brown
BOY t-shirt
Trevor Brown Fix Me Doll t-shirt
Trevor Brown
Fix Me Doll t-shirt
Trevor Brown i-Nazi t-shirt
Trevor Brown
i-Nazi t-shirt
Trevor Brown Viscera t-shirt
Trevor Brown
Viscera t-shirt

Available in both girlie and unisex fits.


Jan 21, 2019

Now available for PRE-ORDER! Two officially licensed Shintaro Kago t-shirts exclusive to AkaTako.
[T-shirts have arrived to both EU and USA locations. Actual images have been added!]

Shintaro Kago t-shirt Kijin Gahou
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
KIJIN GAHOU
(Eccentric People Magazine)
Shintaro Kago t-shirt Peek-A-Boo
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
PEEK-A-BOO

Both t-shirts should arrive to USA in about two weeks (Feb. 8 +/-), and then they'll make their way to the EU location in about 6 weeks (Feb. 28 +/-).


Jan 17, 2019

Just added and available for immediate purchase, fifteen original paintings by Chika Yamada! Her melancholy blue school girls inhabit a surreal world. Tenderly painted watercolor and ink. Shipping direct from Tokyo.

Chika Yamada Blue Breathing Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Blue Breathing
Chika Yamada Blue Escape Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Blue Escape
Chika Yamada Blue Thunderclap Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Blue Thunderclap
Chika Yamada Cross Talk Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Cross Talk
Chika Yamada Crow and Bicycle Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Crow and Bicycle
Chika Yamada Jump Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Jump
Chika Yamada Dance Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Dance
Chika Yamada Elusive Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Elusive
Chika Yamada Escape Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Escape
Chika Yamada Mediocre Every Day Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Mediocre Every Day
Chika Yamada Whereabouts Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Whereabouts
Chika Yamada Moonless Month Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Moonless Month
Chika Yamada Mirage Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Mirage
Chika Yamada Red Line Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Red Line
Chika Yamada Summer's Color Original Painting
Chika Yamada
Summer's Color

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Jan 9, 2019

Last year's "Creation Project 2018" employed the talents of three local ceramic kilns to create a modern take on the traditional small Japanese "bean plate" for snack sized dishes. PRE-ORDER now - expected to arrive end of February/March of 2019.

Fuco Ueda Ceramic Snack Plate Takato Yamamoto Ceramic Snack Plate
Fuco Ueda
Ceramic Snack Plate
Takato Yamamoto
Ceramic Snack Plate

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Jan 5, 2019

Several Hajime Kinoko shibari items have been restocked and there's also a brand new (big!) rope bondage book available!

"Perfect Red" is an expanded version of the 2016 sold out book "Red". It includes all the original works in "Red" and almost an equal amount of new works in Hajime Kinoko's trademark red rope tying style.

Hajime Kinoko Perfect Red SIGNED Hajime Kinoko Perfect Red Limited Edition
Hajime Kinoko "Perfect Red"
regular edition (signed)
Hajime Kinoko "Perfect Red"
limited edition of 100 pieces
(signed + hand painted cardboard sleeve)

And restocked to the USA:

Hajime Kinoko NAWA-ATO SIGNED Hajime Kinoko Modern Kinbaku Techniques Intermediate Level DVD Hajime Kinoko Shibari Bondage Tights Black Hajime Kinoko Shibari Bondage Tights Red Hajime Kinoko Shibari Bondage Tights Undercover
Hajime Kinoko
NAWA-ATO (signed)
Hajime Kinoko
Intermediate DVD
Hajime Kinoko
Shibari tights black
Hajime Kinoko
Shibari tights red
Hajime Kinoko
Shibari tights undercover

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