Now available for pre-order and expected to ship end of November, "Grass Labyrinth" is a special book in two parts - Japanese language novel by Kyoka Izumi which is illustrated by 29 of Takato Yamamoto's black and white underdrawings PLUS 28 full color works by Takato Yamamoto. Each book will be signed and the limited edition is numbered as well.
|"Grass Labyrinth" regular edition||"Grass Labyrinth" limited edition|
|Regular edition is hardcover with a dust jacket |
and one bookmark.
|Styled after the highly collectible first edition "Kyoka-bon", |
the special edition is limited to 500 pieces and includes a
purple slipcase, melon colored book edges, dust jacket,
incense, one postcard, and six bookmarks.
Just added, two new issues of Talking Heads Magazine. Number 57 is "Japanese Style Renaissance" and features current artists exploring classic Japanese techniques and themes. Number 58 is "Fairytale" and explores the other side of fairytales that we usually don't see in books.
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Four brand new original drawings by Namio Harukawa are now available by special order. Each has a military theme and will ship to you direct from Tokyo.
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A big surprise to have found one each of these Trevor Brown posters again. Only 150 of each were printed and they have long been sold out on AkaTako! Li'l Miss Sticky Kiss plays dress up as "Nazis Are Sexy" and "Nursie". Each poster is signed.
Nazis Are Sexy poster
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Ending at midnight on Friday, September 5, AkaTako is clearing off a shelf or two and giving you some big discounts! You'll have to be logged in to AkaTako to get the sale price. These items are on sale:
11 Sleeping Princess cards
was $24 now $18
Maruograph DX I
was $58 now $42
Maruograph DX II
was $58 now $42
was $49 now $35
Nansou Satomi ....
Black and White
Drawing Book EU
was $27 now $12
Toy Box Postcards
was $34 now $17
At midnight (Eastern Time in the US), all prices will go back to normal so don't miss out! If you need help logging in just send an email.
Seven rare and out of print manga and one volume of S&M Sniper have just been added. Most of them were published in the 1980s and are quite hard to find!
Ranyakata 1st Ed
2007 Vol 7
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|"Adokenai Meikyuu"||"Bloodstained Angel 1st Ed"||"Hentai Shounen"||"Jun no Harawata"|
|"Nietagiru Mitsu"||"Pinku no Okurimono"||"Axe Vol 26 アックス"||"Vile Vulgar"|
There's also a new, detailed bibliography of Jun Hayami books to help you figure out which book contains which stories. More to be added in the near future.
Girls Kingdom (regular edition)
Girls Kingdom Limited Edition print
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.
Book is SIGNED inside the front cover. Click the images above for more details and photos.
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.
Book is SIGNED inside the front cover. Click the images for more details and photos.
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.
"Manifeste du Pop Surrealisme"
"Ashes to Ashes"
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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.
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!