News and New Japanese Art

Apr 21, 2014

Help AkaTako do a little Spring "cleaning" by clearing out some items with 10% OFF almost everything!

Originals and special order items are not included.


Apr 19, 2014

Just added, four new sets of Mari Shimizu postcards (each with four postcards) plus additional/actual photos of the previously added five postcard sets. Now there are eleven postcard sets to choose from!

Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 8Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 9Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 10Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 11
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 8
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 9

Mari Shimizu
postcard set 10

Mari Shimizu
postcard set 11

Click the images or titles above for individual photos.


Apr 1, 2014

Three gorgeous handmade dolls by Mari Shimizu are now available through AkaTako. Each one features their own special internal secret which has been revealed for all to see.

Mari Shimizu Anatomy Girl original doll Mari Shimizu Death and a Maiden original doll Mari Shimizu Memento Mori original doll
Anatomy Girl Death and a Maiden Memento Mori

Dolls ship directly to you from Tokyo. Click the images or titles for more information and to send an inquiry.


Mar 30, 2014

A big pile of new Funny Girl paintings are on their way to AkaTako next week. Expected arrival is by April 7th but you can shop the new Shintaro Kago paintings now!

Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 52 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 53 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 54 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 55 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 56 original painting
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 57 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 58 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 59 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 60 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 61 original painting
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 62 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 63 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 64 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 65 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 66 original painting
Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 67 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 68 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 69 original painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 70 original painting  

There are 15 small paintings and 4 large ones (on the bottom row above). Click the images for more details and to order.


Mar 29, 2014

Three stylish t-shirts featuring the doll artwork of Mari Shimizu are now available by pre-order. They're expected to arrive around April 12th and will ship to you immediately after they are in my hands.

Mari Shimizu Scattered Limbs black t-shirt Mari Shimizu Scattered Limbs pink t-shirt Mari Shimizu Torso Jail t-shirt
Mari Shimizu
Scattered Limbs black t-shirt
Mari Shimizu
Scattered Limbs pink t-shirt
Mari Shimizu
Torso Jail t-shirt

All shirts are a 50/50 cotton polyester blend and have a nice, soft and silky feel.


Mar 29, 2014

Five new sets of Mari Shimizu postcards (each one includes four cards) are now available for pre-order. They are expected to arrive April 12th and will ship to you immediately after arrival.

Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 3 Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 4 Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 5 Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 6 Mari Shimizu Postcard Set 7
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 3
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 4
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 5
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 6
Mari Shimizu
postcard set 7

Click the images for more details. Postcard set 1 and postcard set 2 are available too!


Mar 13, 2014

Now available for purchase are three brand new posters by Takato Yamamoto. Posters arrived on March 25th and all pre-orders have already shipped! Actual images have been added (including some nice close-up detail shots).

Takato Yamamoto poster Eyeball Bug and Roses II Takato Yamamoto poster Horn of a Master of Curses Takato Yamamoto poster Alice's Nightmare
Eyeball Bug and Roses II Horn of a Master of Curses Alice's Nightmare

Posters also available to purchase as a set of three.


Mar 10, 2014

There's nine new Shintaro Kago paintings now available by inquiry. All of them ship for free direct from Tokyo.

Shintaro Kago painting Daruma Shintaro Kago painting Kaiten Seiki Shintaro Kago painting Kaiten Sex Shintaro Kago painting Lovers Shintaro Kago painting Miracle
Shintaro Kago painting Polka Dot 1 Shintaro Kago painting Polka Dot 2 Shintaro Kago painting Seppuku Sushi Shintaro Kago painting Wedding Cake

Click the images for more information and to send an inquiry.


Mar 8, 2014

Actual page scans and a better description of Etsuko Miura's new book "Eucharist" have just been added.

Etsuko Miura Eucharist front coverEtsuko Miura Eucharist inside page
"Eucharist" front cover"Eucharist" inside page

A few more photos of the inside pages will be added after the special edition is in stock as well!


Feb 26, 2014

Available for pre-order, Etsuko Miura's new book "Eucharist" is set to arrive to AkaTako March 7 +/-. The special edition is limited to only 50 pieces and is being made now. Not quite ready for pre-order on AkaTako but here's a little preview of the handmade leather cover!

Etsuko Miura Eucharist Flyer Etsuko Miura Eucharist Special Edition
"Eucharist" regular edition "Eucharist" special edition (not available yet!)

Orders for the regular edition will be shipped as soon as the book is received. Additional details and a link to the special edition will be posted as soon as information is confirmed.


Feb 22, 2014

New shipment of hard to find books arrived a few days ago and they've all been restocked and ready to buy again. Most of these are out of print and pretty hard to find - there's also a couple brand new books that have been added to AkaTako. Enjoy!

Fuco Ueda Lucid Dream regular edition Hiroaki Samura Bradherley's Coach SIGNED Hiroaki Samura Love of the Brute SIGNED  Kenichi Murata Princess in the Underworld DVD Kishin Shinoyama Namaiki
Fuco Ueda
Lucid Dream
Hiroaki Samura
Bradherley's Coach
Hiroaki Samura
Brute Love
Kenichi Murata
DVD
Kishin Shinoyama
Namaiki
Namio Harukawa My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1 SIGNED Shin Taga World of Edogawa Ranpo SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Maruograph I 1st Ed SIGNED    
Namio Harukawa
My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1
Shin Taga
World of
Edogawa Ranpo
Suehiro Maruo
Maruograph I
1st Edition
   
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1 Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2 Toshio Saeki Inkenka SIGNED  
Toshio Saeki
Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 1
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 2
Toshio Saeki
Inkenka
 

A little note on Toshio Saeki - the artist is no longer signing copies of his books so the signed ones are increasingly hard to come by.


Feb 21, 2014

Six new Namio Harukawa drawings are now available by special order. Each of the six are a bit more extreme in their content and all of them have pink and red color accents. The very rare "My Fair Fat Lady Vol. 1" is also back in stock!

Namio Harukawa Drawing 21Namio Harukawa Drawing 22Namio Harukawa Drawing 23Namio Harukawa Drawing 24
Namio Harukawa Drawing 25Namio Harukawa Drawing 26 Namio Harukawa My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1 SIGNED

Click the images and send an inquiry about the originals or buy the book directly from AkaTako.


Feb 17, 2014

Four new cotton eco-bags with Tama's artwork are now available. Don't be wasteful with your plastic bags - refuse them and use these cute bags instead!

Tama Frostbite bag Tama Longing Energy bag Tama Rosy Noon bag Tama Under the Rose bag
Frostbite bag Longing Energy bag Rosy Noon bag Under the Rose bag

The "Monologue" design eco-bag is still available too. Click the images or titles above for more information and photos.


Feb 16, 2014

Eight sets of four postcards each ... (maths) ... that means there are thirty-two gorgeous new Tama postcards to feast your eyes upon!

Tama Postcard Set G Tama Postcard Set H Tama Postcard Set J Tama Postcard Set K
Tama Postcard Set L Tama Postcard Set M Tama Postcard Set N Tama Postcard Set O

Click the images above for more photos and details.


Feb 14, 2014

Five new larger sized buttons featuring Tama's sweet artwork have just arrived as well as an eyeglass polishing cloth featuring "Frostbite".

Tama Oleander pin Tama Lager x-large pin Tama Lidocaine Drop x-large pin Tama Rosy Noon x-large pin Tama Frostbite eyeglass cloth

Click the images for more details and pricing.


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