Welcome to AkaTako - your 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.
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

Jun 16, 2018

Arrived and images added, the giant book GRANDIOSO (660 pages!) which combines ALL THREE volumes of Maruograph DX revision. Page edges are a special black color, includes cardboard sleeve with holograph foil accents. There are 300 of these books in existence - the first 30 books include an original drawing (and are priced accordingly).

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso Book
DX Grandioso Front Cover DX Grandioso Book and Edges

AkaTako has just two of the ORIGINAL DRAWING versions available.

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso Original Drawings
#1/300 - BALTHUS
Ships from USA location
#29/300 - BELLA LUGOSI
Ships from EU location

Detailed explanation of Maruograph Editions.


May 26, 2018

All posters are now available for immediate purchase - no need to inquire first!
Just select the ship from location and add to cart. Yay!

Hikari Shimoda Funeral poster SIGNED Hikari Shimoda Power Line & Rabbit (Secret) poster SIGNED Shintaro Kago poster Body Tour Sugoroku SIGNED Takato Yamamoto Poster Fermentation of a Hermaphrodite Takato Yamamoto Poster Twin Roses
Takato Yamamoto Poster Alice's Choice Takato Yamamoto Poster Alice's Nightmare Takato Yamamoto Poster Shintoku-Maru Tama Honey Trick poster SIGNED Tama Maidenhood poster SIGNED
Tama Your Aid poster SIGNED Trevor Brown Alice poster Which Dreamed It? Trevor Brown Girls War poster Angels of Death Trevor Brown Girls War poster Black Tuesday Trevor Brown poster Girl on Toilet
Trevor Brown Pandora poster Appleheart Trevor Brown Pandora poster Child of Satan, Child of God Trevor Brown Dom Bitch poster SIGNED Trevor Brown Spikey Sun poster SIGNED Trevor Brown Toy Box poster SIGNED

Click the images above to visit each poster directly.


May 21, 2018

All Kitanya Design Factory kinbaku charms are back in stock if it is possible for them to be restocked! Large size maneki neko lucky cat doll also instock.
Both USA and Europe locations shipping now.

Lucky Cat Karada Kinbaku Doll Camera Karada Kinbaku Charm Clown Karada Kinbaku Charm Octopus in Clay Pot Karada Kinbaku Charm
Black Mask Bunny Karada Kinbaku Charm Bunny & Cat Pair Karada Kinbaku Charm White Bunny Karada Kinbaku Charm White Bunny Kikko Blue Kinbaku Charm
Panda Karada Kinbaku Charm Polar Bear Karada Kinbaku Charm Raccoon Karada Kinbaku Charm Japanese Schoolgirl Sailor Uniform Kinbaku Charm

Click the image above to go direct to the charm/doll.


Apr 17, 2018

The first ever THIRD volume of Suehiro Maruo's MARUOGRAPH is now available! Two hundred pages of all new artworks. Available in both pink and military green covers. (Actual photos coming soon - books arrive ~end of April).

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX III pink SIGNED
Maruograph DX III
pink cover
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX III green SIGNED
Maruograph DX III
military green cover

And arriving ~mid-May, the GRANDIOSO edition combines all three volumes of Maruograph into one giant book! Signed, numbered, limited edition of only 300 pieces altogether. Numbers 1-30 include a small original drawing, numbers 31-300 do not.

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso 30 SIGNED
Grandioso #1-30
(includes original drawing)
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso SIGNED
Grandioso #31-300
(no original drawing)

All images are samples only and will be replaced after the books are physically in stock.


Apr 10, 2018

Just added, twenty new Namio Harukawa drawings available for purchase direct from Tokyo. You can add to cart and purchase immediately.

Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 83 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 834 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 85 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 86 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 87
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 88 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 89 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 90 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 91 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 92
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 93 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 94 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 95 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 96 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 97
Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 98 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 99 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 100 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 101 Namio Harukawa Original Drawing 102

Click the images above to purchase.


Mar 27, 2018

Released to coincide with the 2018 traveling Grand Exhibition of Suehiro Maruo artworks, Maruograph DX Revision has two different versions - regular pink and special green covers. Each edition has 20 brand new pages including 18 new images and a new essay in each. You can read about all the differences between Maruograph editions here.

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX I revision pink SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX I revision green SIGNED OLDER DX I
EDITION
(out of print)
Soon to be
sold out!
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX I SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX II revision pink SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX II revision green SIGNED OLDER DX II
EDITION
(out of print)
Soon to be
sold out!
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX II SIGNED

Click the images above for more details or to place an order.


Mar 24, 2018

Two new postcard sets featuring artwork by Takato Yamamoto or Kozue Kuroki are now available. Each set has 6 cards printed on heavyweight cardstock.

Takato Yamamoto Postcard Set 5 Tale of a Castle Keep Kozue Kuroki Postcard Set
Takato Yamamoto
Postcard Set #5
Kozue Kuroki
Postcard Set

Click the images or titles above for more details and photos.


Mar 12, 2018

Available for pre-order now, a brand new Suehiro Maruo t-shirt that will be released during the upcoming "Suehiro Maruo Grand Exhibition" in Tokyo! Features a large graphic from his iconic manga the "Laughing Vampire". Pre-order will be available until about April 7th. T-shirts are expected to arrive to AkaTako end of May.

Suehiro Maruo Grand Exhibition t-shirt Suehiro Maruo Grand Exhibition t-shirt detail
Suehiro Maruo
Exhibition t-shirt
Suehiro Maruo
t-shirt detail

Click the images or text above for more details and to order.


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