News and New Japanese Art

Jan 21, 2015

Buy more for less - now you can either choose your three favorite signed and numbered Tama posters or get all five!

Tama Poster Set of Three SIGNED Tama Poster Set of Five SIGNED
Choose Three All Five

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Jan 18, 2015

New Takato Yamamoto poster featuring "Like a Curtain of Ashes" is now available. Poster is signed!

Takato Yamamoto Poster 12 Like a Curtain of Ashes

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Jan 13, 2015

New and clearer photos of all the Toshio Saeki posters have been added. There are currently only four styles still available to purchase and these are the last time AkaTako will be able to restock them. Once these have sold out they will be gone forever!

Toshio Saeki poster 1 SIGNED Toshio Saeki poster 2 SIGNED Toshio Saeki poster 3 SIGNED Toshio Saeki poster 4 SIGNED
Poster 1
(available)
Poster 2
(available)
Poster 3
(sold out)
Poster 4
(sold out)
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Toshio Saeki poster 5 SIGNED Toshio Saeki poster 6 SIGNED Toshio Saeki poster 7 SIGNED  
Poster 5
(available)
Poster 6
(available)
Poster 7
(sold out)
 

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Jan 9, 2015

New from Kitanya Design Factory, one new brand new style: an updated Gym Uniform Schoolgirl with pigtails and red headband. Plus the maneki neko (lucky cat) has been updated with the new lobster clasp style strap to make it a little easier to attach to whatever you'd like.

Gym Uniform Schoolgirl Kinbaku Charm Lucky Cat Karada Kinbaku Charm
Gym Uniform Schoolgirl charm Lucky Cat kinbaku charm

All purchases of cell phone straps are also available with a free cell phone dust plug on request!


Jan 4, 2015

Three new items by Takato Yamamoto - a brand new artwork available as a postcard or poster and a set of 6 postcards with artwork from the "Grass Labyrinth" book.

Takato Yamamoto poster 11 Shintoku-MaruTakato Yamamoto Shintoku-Maru postcardTakato Yamamoto Postcard Set 4
Shintoku-Maru posterShintoku-Maru postcardGrass Labyrinth postcards

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Jan 2, 2015

Twelve new toys or cell phone straps all handmade by Shintaro Kago are now available. Each toy takes inspiration from Japanese urban legends or pop culture.

Shintaro Kago toy Daruma GirlShintaro Kago toy Disassembled LadyShintaro Kago toy Exploded BabyShintaro Kago toy Eyepatch
Shintaro Kago toy Hanging CorpseShintaro Kago toy Miyo-chan bigShintaro Kago toy Miyo-chan smallShintaro Kago toy Murdered Lady
Shintaro Kago toy NukekubiShintaro Kago toy Run Over CorpseShintaro Kago toy Scattered Body PartsShintaro Kago toy Torn Off Legs Corpse

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Dec 30, 2014

All handmade by Shintaro Kago, each cute little baby is deformed in a different way - some are conjoined twins and others just have their own unique birth defects.

Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 1 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 2 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 3 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 4 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 5
Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 6 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 7 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 8 Shintaro Kago Freak Baby 9  

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Dec 27, 2014

Just added, five new original watercolor paintings by Shintaro Kago. Each one mixes whimsy and nightmares together in his own special way!

Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 71 Original Painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 72 Original Painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 73 Original Painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 74 Original Painting Shintaro Kago Funny Girl 75 Original Painting

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Dec 26, 2014

Three brand new mini-monographs featuring the art of Shintaro Kago are now available. Each has its own particular theme and is signed in black marker.

Shintaro Kago Giant Girl Expo SIGNED Shintaro Kago Harakiri Girls SIGNED Shintaro Kago Zombie Schoolgirls SIGNED
Giant Girl Expo Harakiri Girls Zombie Schoolgirls

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Dec 23, 2014

New manga that is the first in a series - signed copies of "Tomino Jigoku" ("Tomino the Damned" or "Tomino Hell") by Suehiro Maruo are now available. The story follows two twins who are sold to a local circus freak show.

Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku SIGNED

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Dec 22, 2014

Valid from Monday, December 22, 2014, through Sunday, December 28, 2014, use coupon code TAMACARD when you check out to receive 10% off any of her postcard sets.

Tama Postcard Set A Tama Postcard Set B Tama Postcard Set C Tama Postcard Set E Tama Postcard Set D
Tama Postcard Set F Tama Postcard Set H Tama Postcard Set J Tama Postcard Set K Tama Postcard Set G
Tama Postcard Set L Tama Postcard Set M Tama Postcard Set N Tama Postcard Set O  

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Dec 20, 2014

Three signed prints featuring artwork from the manga "New National Kid" are now available. Each is a large format with bold graphics and a limited edition.

Suehiro Maruo Denkiari color manga printSuehiro Maruo Denkiari monochrome manga printSuehiro Maruo Shonengaho manga print
Denkiari print colorDenkiari print monochromeShonengaho print

Denkiari prints are limited to 10 pieces each and the Shonengaho print is limited to 20 pieces. Click the images or titles for more photos and information.


Dec 15, 2014

Three new items just added from the Trevor Brown x Urbangarde collaboration! A set of two clear files with a signed postcard, and a t-shirt in black or natural.

Trevor Brown Urbangarde clear file setTrevor Brown Urbangarde black t-shirtTrevor Brown Urbangarde natural t-shirt

T-shirts are Japanese sizing and also include a postcard! Click the images above for more photos and details.


Dec 11, 2014

Just added, new mini booklet "The Art of Shintaro Kago 3", a set of four pins/buttons, and four new smaller versions of giclée prints.

The Art of Shintaro Kago 3 SIGNEDThe Art of Shintaro Kago 3 inside pageShintaro Kago Pin Button Badge Set
The Art of Shintaro Kago 3
cover
The Art of Shintaro Kago 3
inside page
Four Pins/Buttons

The four new, smaller Shintaro Kago prints are about 75% smaller than the previous release. They were printed exclusively for an art fair but AkaTako was able to purchase a few of them as well.

Shintaro Kago print print Dream Toy Factory smallShintaro Kago print Murder Art Through the Ages small SIGNEDShintaro Kago print Sadistic Circus 1 small SIGNEDShintaro Kago print VICE small SIGNEDShintaro Kago Murder Art Through the Ages size comparison
Dream Toy Factory
print
Murder Art Through the Ages
print
Sadistic Circus 1
print
VICE
print
Size comparison

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Nov 13, 2014

There's five brand new designs of Kitanya Design Factory kinbaku charms now available. All charms are hand cast, hand painted, hand tied with mini-rope, and then clear-coated for durability.

Kitanya Design Axolotl Black kinbaku charm Kitanya Design French Maid Lady kinbaku charm Kitanya Design Nurse Lady kinbaku charm Kitanya Design Swimmer Lady kinbaku charm Kitanya Design White Bunny Blue Kikko kinbaku charm
Axolotl Black kinbaku charm French Maid kinbaku charm Nurse kinbaku charm Swimmer kinbaku charm White Bunny kinbaku charm

Previous styles of charms and dolls have also been restocked!


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