Welcome to AkaTako - your USA based source (with a small outpost in Europe) for underground and hard to find Japanese art: signed art 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.


Dec 15, 2019

A dozen original drawings by bbw face-sitting artist Namio Harukawa have just been added for sale.
Drawings are pencil on paper and will ship direct to you from Tokyo.

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Dec 1, 2019

All four of Suehiro Maruo's epic revenge story "Tomino Jigoku" are available now! Each manga is signed by Suehiro Maruo inside the cover. Text is 100% Japanese.

Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku 1 SIGNED
Tomino Jigoku 1
Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku 2 SIGNED
Tomino Jigoku 2
Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku 3 SIGNED
Tomino Jigoku 3
Suehiro Maruo Tomino Jigoku 4 SIGNED
Tomino Jigoku 4

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Nov 23, 2019

New goods made by Tama herself! These all feature artworks from her new book "Calling". 12 postcards, 4 single stickers, 2 sticker sets, and one clear file.

Tama Postcard Group 4
Postcard Group
Tama Postcard Group 5
Postcard Group
Tama Postcard Group 6
Postcard Group
Tama Single Sticker Group 5
Single Stickers
Tama Sticker Set Group 6
Sticker Sets
Tama Calling Clear File
"Calling" Clear File

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Nov 19, 2019

Just added to AkaTako, two full size suspended kinbaku dolls by Kitanya Design and also a small display stand that you can purchase separately to fit the cell phone size kinbaku charms. Full size dolls measure about 8" (20cm) high; small stand measures about 3" (7.5cm) high.

Suspended Bunny Kinbaku Doll
Suspended Bunny
Kinbaku Doll
Suspended Panda Kinbaku Doll
Suspended Panda
Kinbaku Doll
Kinbaku Charm Stand
Small Stand
for Kinbaku Charm
Kinbaku Charm Stand
Small Stand
(charm not included)

All other Kitanya Design Factory kinbaku charms, dolls, and banks are back in stock too!

Nov 16, 2019

I was able to find limited copies of Makoto Aida books so they are available again!

Makoto Aida La Trentaine
La Trentaine
Makoto Aida Monument for Nothing
Monument for Nothing
Makoto Aida Mutant Hanako 1st Edition SIGNED
Mutant Hanako SIGNED!

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Nov 12, 2019

Signed copies of Hajime Kinoko's new book of artistic kinbaku with colorful tape "5Colours" is now in stock. And his luxurious edition "Oni Kinbaku" has been restocked to the USA also.

Hajime Kinoko 5Colours SIGNED
Hajime Kinoko Oni Kinbaku SIGNED
Oni Kinbaku

Most everything else by Hajime Kinoko is back in stock also!

Nov 11, 2019

Back in stock after a bit of an absence, several manga by Suehiro Maruo!

Suehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder
28 Scenes of Murder

Suehiro Maruo Jigoku I
Jigoku I

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph I 1st Edition
Maruograph I 1st edition

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph II 1st Edition
Maruograph II 1st edition

Suehiro Maruo Paranoia Star
Paranoia Star
Suehiro Maruo Rose Colored Monster
Rose Colored Monster
Suehiro Maruo Rose Colored Monster
Rose Colored Monster
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki 1st Ed
Shoujo Tsubaki 1st edition

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Sep 30, 2019

All available for pre-order, brand new Tama items! There's two signed and numbered posters (AkaTako exclusive!), the "Calling" exhibition t-shirt, and her new 2020 calendar. All items are expected to arrive to AkaTako and start shipping from end of October to early November. [Everything arrived and in stock now!]

Tama Bite My Heart poster SIGNED Tama Nothing But Sadness poster SIGNED
Tama t-shirt Hollow Eyes Tama 2020 Calendar

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