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Welcome to AkaTako - your international source for underground and hard to find Japanese art: signed 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.

THE LATEST NEWS

Apr 7, 2021

Two Em Nishizuka books new to AkaTako (actually published a couple years ago) have just been added! I've bought up all the remaining stock of these two so once they sell out, they can't be restocked. "Gray Sacred" is a bit more conceptual with an androgynous god theme and accompanying morbid poems (in Japanese). "Portrait 3" is full of caterpillar scarves, cute nurses, and botanical illustrations. BOTH are signed in black marker!

Em Nishizuka Gray Sacred SIGNED
Em Nishizuka
Gray Sacred
Em Nishizuka Portrait 3 SIGNED
Em Nishizuka
Portrait 3

Also added, improved and additional images of her "The Illegal Underland" book. Softcover book of 120 pages includes over 70 artworks PLUS several short (full color) manga stories.

Em Nishizuka The Illegal Underland
"The Illegal Underland"
front cover
Em Nishizuka The Illegal Underland
"The Illegal Underland"
inside pages

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Mar 31, 2021

Many items have just been restocked! Some brand new, some lightly used, some "regular stock", some "rare and out of print".

SUEHIRO MARUO restock:

Suehiro Maruo Midori Bandana
Midori Bandana
Suehiro Maruo Midori Tote Bag Black
Midori Tote Bag
Suehiro Maruo Pouch Erotica
Erotica Drawstring Pouch
Suehiro Maruo Postcards Erotica
Erotica Postcard Pair
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki
Shoujo Tsubaki Manga

OTHER ARTISTS restock:

Hiroaki Samura Brute Love
Hiroaki Samura
Brute Love
Uziga Waita Mai-chan's Daily Life
Uziga Waita
Mai-chan's Daily Life
Kenichi Koyama Melancholy Girls
Kenichi Koyama
Melancholy Girls
Nori Tomizaki Girl from the Ghost's Box
Nori Tomizaki
Girl from the Ghost's Box
Seiichi Hayashi Sabishikatta Kara Kuchizuke Shitano
Seiichi Hayashi

[sold out!!]

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Mar 30, 2021

The XL format exhibition catalog for GIGER + SORAYAMA is now in stock! The exhibition was a collaboration between Alessio Ascari and Shinji Nanzuka, traveling around Japan and showcasing these two very different yet somehow similar artists. This catalog was shipped all the way to Tokyo (printed in Italy) to receive Hajime Sorayama's signature and then shipped back to AkaTako. Just a few pieces available!

Giger Sorayama Exhibition Catalog SIGNED
Giger Sorayama Exhibition Catalog SIGNED
Giger Sorayama Exhibition Catalog SIGNED
Giger Sorayama Exhibition Catalog SIGNED

Also just arrived, the general public reissue of the "Robot Catalogue" which was originally issued during his 2020 exhibition "Sex Matters" at Nanzuka Underground. This new book has very slight differences from the limited edition release. The cover is metallic/reflective silver (limited was a plain gray). There is now an ISBN (limited had only QR code). But interior content is the same!

Hajime Sorayama Robot Catalogue
Hajime Sorayama Robot Catalogue
Hajime Sorayama Robot Catalogue
Hajime Sorayama Robot Catalogue

Unsigned copies now in stock!


Mar 16, 2021

Suehiro Maruo enamel pins have arrived and are now in stock at both EU and USA shipping locations. Actual photos of the pins and their backing cards have just been added. Hard enamel pins with double post backs, 1.75" (45mm) max. "Torture Garden" pin is gold metal with screen printed fine details. "Shoujo Tsubaki Midori" pin is black nickel metal.

Suehiro Maruo Enamel Pin

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Feb 17, 2021

Last year's "Creation Project 2020" produced traditionally handcrafted cypress (hinoki) box masu with artwork screen-printed on all four sides. Often used for serving cold sake or measuring grain, cypress masu have a lovely natural scent and anti-bacterial properties. Each box was hand made one at a time in Gifu prefecture. They are expected to arrive to AkaTako around mid March 2021.
** ARRIVED TO AKATAKO. **

Takato Yamamoto Hinoki Masu Box
Takato Yamamoto Masu Box (front)
Takato Yamamoto Hinoki Masu Box
Takato Yamamoto Masu Box (back)
Fuco Ueda Hinoki Masu Box
Fuco Ueda Masu Box (front)
Fuco Ueda Hinoki Masu Box
Fuco Ueda Masu Box (back)
Aquirax Uno Hinoki Masu Box
Aquirax Uno Masu Box (front)
Aquirax Uno Hinoki Masu Box
Aquirax Uno Masu Box (back)

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Feb 9, 2021

Recently arrived to the EU shipping location, the smaller size (just "large", not extra extra large!) vintage art prints by Hajime Sorayama. Each is signed and numbered. Some are part of a regular edition of vintage prints, some are artist proofs, etc. Details are listed in the description of each specific print.

☆ All new images also added! Main image is a photo of actual print, detail images are scans of actual print. ☆

HAJIME SORAYAMA LITHOGRAPH PRINTS:

Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 38 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 39 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 42 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 44 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 46
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 56 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 61 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 62 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 65 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 66
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 67 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 68 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 69 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 71 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 73
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 74 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 76 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 78 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 79 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 80
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 81 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 82 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 84    

HAJIME SORAYAMA GICLEE PRINTS:

Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 30 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 31 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 32 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 33
Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 34 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 35 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 36  

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Jan 15, 2021

Three clear files printed with Chika Yamada artwork have just been added. Two "medium" size ones for half-sized paper, and one "small" size for third-sized paper. All three would also hold a face mask safely and keep covid cooties from getting all over your pocket or purse.

Chika Yamada Clear File Medium Chika Yamada Clear File Small

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Dec 19, 2020

*[ARRIVED to EU and USA as of January 2! EU now in stock, USA already sold out (more on the way), back ordered until January 18 +/-.]*
Just added for PRE-ORDER and expected to arrive very early in January 2021, two brand new books of Namio Harukawa femdom, facesitting artworks!
◆ The first volume "The Incredible Femdom Art of Namio Harukawa Memorial Expanded Edition" adds to the out of print 2019 book "The Incredible Femdom Art of Namio Harukawa" with approximately 16 new pages and more.
◆ The second volume "Facesittings Are Forever" gives an even deeper look into Harukawa's amazing catalogue of artworks with an additional 330+ artworks.

Each of these volumes includes essays (in Japanese) and a range of artworks from throughout his 60+ year career.

The Incredible Femdom Art of Namio Harukawa Memorial Expanded Edition
"The Incredible Femdom Art of
Namio Harukawa Memorial Expanded Edition"
Namio Harukawa Facesittings Are Forever
Namio Harukawa
"Facesittings Are Forever"

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