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Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - inside page
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 71
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Suzuko
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 111 original painting
$230.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 7.7" x 10" (19.5 x 25.6cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Takato Yamamoto Amakusa Porcelain Cup
$38.00
Porcelain cup with indigo design by Takato Yamamoto. Two skulls rest on a bed of chrysanthemums and look skywards at a passing butterfly. Made of high quality Amakusa kaolin clay local...
Yaso How to Read Kafka - Junko Koike
$22.00
Soft cover Japanese art magazine that delves into the wonderful world of Franz Kafka and his influence across varying genres of art. Sections include Anime, Art, Stage, Literature,...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 62
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 35
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 10 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 8/10. Print...
Fuco Ueda Amakusa Porcelain Cup
$38.00
Porcelain cup with indigo design of "Sweet Dreams" by Fuco Ueda. Large chrysanthemums envelope a girl's face with a butterfly in her mouth as mismatched butterflies float around the...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 68
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 64
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Cat Woman
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 57
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - front cover
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 38
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 and is marked "AP" (artist proof). It is SIGNED and DATED in pencil. Print measures approximately 8.25" x 11....
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 69
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 113 original painting
$230.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 7.7" x 10" (19.5 x 25.5cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 65
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "春" in lower right corner....
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 114 original painting
$230.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 8.25" x 11.8" (21 x 30cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - A is for Amputee
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Each Other's Feelings
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Yaso How to Read Kafka - Naoaki Yamamoto
$22.00
Soft cover Japanese art magazine that delves into the wonderful world of Franz Kafka and his influence across varying genres of art. Sections include Anime, Art, Stage, Literature,...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - special edition
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - It Is Same As a Crane
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Fuco Ueda Amakusa Porcelain Cup
$38.00
Porcelain cup with indigo design of "Sweet Dreams" by Fuco Ueda. Large chrysanthemums envelope a girl's face with a butterfly in her mouth as mismatched butterflies float around the...
Yaso How to Read Kafka - Koji Yamamura
$22.00
Soft cover Japanese art magazine that delves into the wonderful world of Franz Kafka and his influence across varying genres of art. Sections include Anime, Art, Stage, Literature,...
Yaso How to Read Kafka - MODE Kafka Project
$22.00
Soft cover Japanese art magazine that delves into the wonderful world of Franz Kafka and his influence across varying genres of art. Sections include Anime, Art, Stage, Literature,...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 39
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 and is marked "AP" (artist proof). It is SIGNED and DATED in pencil. Print measures approximately 8.25" x 11....
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Story of O
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 29
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 10 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 3/10. Print...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 61
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 110 original painting
$350.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 8.25" x 11.8" (21 x 30cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 117 original painting
$150.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 5.9" x 8.25" (15 x 21cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 67
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 31
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 and is marked "AP" (artist proof). It is SIGNED and DATED in pencil. Print measures approximately 8.25" x 11....
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 116 original painting
$150.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 5.9" x 8.25" (15 x 21cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Secret Talk
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Soldier
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 40
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 5 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 2/5. Print...
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 112 original painting
$230.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 7.16" x 10" (18.2 x 25.6cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Undress
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Takato Yamamoto Amakusa Porcelain Cup
$38.00
Porcelain cup with indigo design by Takato Yamamoto. Two skulls rest on a bed of chrysanthemums and look skywards at a passing butterfly. Made of high quality Amakusa kaolin clay local...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 70
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 118 original painting
$150.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 5.9" x 8.25" (15 x 21cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 32
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 10 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 9/10. Print...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 72
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - LGBT 2
$57.00
Special exhibition edition of Makiko Sugawa's new book filled with drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left...
Fuco Ueda Amakusa Porcelain Cup
$38.00
Porcelain cup with indigo design of "Sweet Dreams" by Fuco Ueda. Large chrysanthemums envelope a girl's face with a butterfly in her mouth as mismatched butterflies float around the...
Takato Yamamoto Amakusa Porcelain Cup
$38.00
Porcelain cup with indigo design by Takato Yamamoto. Two skulls rest on a bed of chrysanthemums and look skywards at a passing butterfly. Made of high quality Amakusa kaolin clay local...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 60
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 34
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 10 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 2/10. Print...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 66
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 63
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 109 original painting
$350.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 8.25" x 11.8" (21 x 30cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 36
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1996 in a limited edition of only 6 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 4/6. Print...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 58
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 59
$900.00
Original drawing by Namio Harukawa with pink, red, and white color accents. Pencil on paper, unframed. Measures approximately 8" x 10.8" (20x27.5cm). SIGNED "namio" in lower right...
Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room - Nurse
$40.00
Brand new book of Makiko Sugawa's fine drawings of seductive amputees and friends posing in lacy lingerie. Sugawa is an amputee herself and lost her left leg about 10 years ago....
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 115 original painting
$150.00
Brand new original painting by Shintaro Kago! Watercolor on paper. Measures approximately 5.9" x 8.25" (15 x 21cm). 駕籠 真太郎
Yaso How to Read Kafka - Rebecca Horn
$22.00
Soft cover Japanese art magazine that delves into the wonderful world of Franz Kafka and his influence across varying genres of art. Sections include Anime, Art, Stage, Literature,...
Yaso Magazine How to Read Kafka - front cover
$22.00
Soft cover Japanese art magazine that delves into the wonderful world of Franz Kafka and his influence across varying genres of art. Sections include Anime, Art, Stage, Literature,...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 28
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 10 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 9/10. Print...
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print No. 42
$225.00
Rare offset print by Japanese artist Toshio Saeki. It was issued in 1999 in a limited edition of only 6 pieces. It is SIGNED, NUMBERED and DATED in pencil. This is number 2/6. Print...

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Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - inside page
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...
Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - inside page
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...
Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - inside page
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...
Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - inside page
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...
Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - inside page
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...
Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - front cover
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...
Koitsukihime Sans Souci SIGNED - inside page
$42.00
On sale for $20 until April 3rd! Koitsukihime's new book "Sans Souci" reveals her yearning to create bisque dolls with an authentic sense of realism. Their Gothic innocence is beautifully...

News and New Japanese Art

Mar 15, 2017

Last year's "Creation Project 2016" was indigo artwork on porcelain cups. They are fine quality Amakusa pottery local to Kumamoto prefecture. In stock now with very limited quantities - never to be restocked!

Fuco Ueda Amakusa Porcelain Cup Takato Yamamoto Amakusa Porcelain Cup
Fuco Ueda
Amakusa Porcelain Cup
Takato Yamamoto
Amakusa Porcelain Cup

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Mar 15, 2017

Increasingly difficult to find, three Toshio Saeki books have just been restocked. Hardcover, first edition copies of both Chimushi books and a copy of the second (reprinted/reformatted) Akai Hako book.

Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1 1st Edition Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2 1st Edition Toshio Saeki Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 1 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 2 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Akai Hako

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Mar 10, 2017

Just added, ten new "Funny Girl" paintings by Shintaro Kago. Ranging from sweet to scary, each has his unique sense of surrealism and is hand painted watercolor on paper.

Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 109 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 110 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 111 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 112 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 113 original painting
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 114 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 115 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 116 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 117 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 118 original painting

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Mar 9, 2017

Select original paintings and under drawings by Takato Yamamoto in the "Tale of a Castle Keep" book are now available via AkaTako!

Price list is available by email inquiry only.

Paintings and underdrawings ship direct from Tokyo to you.

Takato Yamamoto Tale of a Castle Keep Originals

Feb 25, 2017

Just added and ready for your purchase - fifteen Toshio Saeki prints from the "Chimushi" series. All are signed and dated, most are limited editions of ten or fewer pieces, and a few are artist proofs.

Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 28 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 29 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 30 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 31 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 32
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 33 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 34 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 35 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 36 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 37
Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 38 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 39 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 40 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 41 Toshio Saeki Chimushi Print 42

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Feb 12, 2017

New book by Makiko Sugawa is being shown at exhibition right now! Regular and special editions will arrive to AkaTako in a couple of weeks but you can purchase now on pre-order. Both books will be signed inside the front cover. Special edition includes a pink fur pom-pom and is limited to 300 pieces.

BOOKS ARRIVED FEB 28, 2017!

Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room SIGNED Makiko Sugawa Lady Amputee in Powder Room Special Edition
"Lady Amputee in Powder Room"
regular edition
"Lady Amputee in Powder Room"
special edition

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Feb 5, 2017

A private collector has decided to let go of their collection of Shintaro Kago mini monograph books! There's only one each of these available. All in perfect/excellent condition and signed.

The Art of Shintaro Kago JP 1 SIGNED The Art of Shintaro Kago JP 2 SIGNED Shintaro Kago Erotic Game SIGNED Shintaro Kago Four Part Manga SIGNED
The Art of Shintaro Kago The Art of Shintaro Kago 2 Erotic Game Four Part Manga
Shintaro Kago Japanese Ghosts SIGNED Shintaro Kago Torture Play SIGNED Shintaro Kago Zombie Schoolgirls SIGNED  
Japanese Ghosts Torture Play Zombie Schoolgirls  

All of the mini books have been out of print for a while. I don't expect to ever find another copy so don't wait! Click the images or titles above for more details.


Contemporary Japanese Art on AkaTako

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.

Manga, illustrations, posters, and art by Suehiro Maruo, Toshio Saeki, Seiichi Hayashi, Senno Knife, Mitsukaz Mihara.

Photography books by Kishin Shinoyama, Nobuyoshi Araki, Masahisa Fukase, Kuniyoshi Kaneko.

Doll art by Simon Yotsuya, Ryo Yoshida, Etsuko Miura, Hans Bellmer, Nori Tomizaki, Mari Shimizu, Satomi Hirota.

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!

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