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

Sep 26, 2018

Hajime Kinoko's newest book "NAWA-ATO" (rope marks) has just been added. Just over 140 pages exploring the traces of rope tying sessions, NAWA-ATO spans five years of collecting photos of the lingering after effects of shibari.

Hajime Kinoko NAWA-ATO SIGNED Hajime Kinoko NAWA-ATO SIGNED
Hajime Kinoko
NAWA-ATO
(front cover)
Hajime Kinoko
NAWA-ATO
(inside page)

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Sep 4, 2018

Three great artists are getting together to release another book of Japanese ultra-erotica. "Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline" is the follow up to Hajime Sorayama, Rockin' Jelly Bean, and Katsuya Terada's very popular "Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!". Both books are going to be SIGNED by all three artists! T-shirt quanitities are EXTREMELY limited.

Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline Hajime Sorayama, Rockin Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline Exhibition t-shirt Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill! Hajime Sorayama, Rockin Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada
Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline TSG Exhibition t-shirt Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!

Just added for pre-order, all three items will arrive to AkaTako mid to late September 2018. Click images or titles above to order.


Sep 1, 2018

Two designs exclusive to AkaTako and some of Shintaro Kago's most iconic images are now available as enamel pins! Both pins are 1.5" (38mm) high and come on their own custom heavyweight backing card. These are on PRE-ORDER and arriving mid-September +/-.

Shintaro Kago Enamel Pins Eyes or Octopus
Shintaro Kago
"Eyes" and "Octopus" Enamel Pins

Click the image or title above for more information or to purchase. These pins are officially licensed by the artist - each pin you buy supports the artist directly!


Sep 1, 2018

New original works by Shintaro Kago just added: five black and white drawings, two mini copic marker drawings on Japanese shikishi board, and one full color painting on paper! Each work is signed in pencil and features his trademark surreal and dark humor.

Shintaro Kago Black & White original 18 Shintaro Kago Black & White original 19 Shintaro Kago Black & White original 20 Shintaro Kago Black & White original 21
Shintaro Kago Black & White original 22 Shintaro Kago Painting Coffee Break Shintaro Kago Drawing Deep Kiss Shintaro Kago Drawing Piglets

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Aug 30, 2018

Just added, four brand new styles of Shintaro Kago's macabre toys! Two of them are two-part figures and the other two are full scenes with several parts.

Shintaro Kago toy Beheaded Lady Shintaro Kago toy Crow Damage Shintaro Kago toy Prison Torture Shintaro Kago toy Run Over Corpse Large
Shintaro Kago toy
Beheaded Lady
Shintaro Kago toy
Crow Damage
Shintaro Kago toy
Prison Torture
Shintaro Kago toy
Run Over Corpse Large

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Aug 8, 2018

On offer from Tokyo, three signed, numbered, limited edition giclée poster prints featuring the art of Hajime Sorayama have just been added. Each one comes from an edition of just 35 pieces and ships direct to you from Tokyo.

Hajime Sorayama print 4 Hajime Sorayama print 10 Hajime Sorayama print 15

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Jul 7, 2018

Several rare, out of print books have just been restocked to USA location. Please read the condition notes carefully.

Suehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder
Suehiro Maruo
28 Scenes of Murder
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki 1st Ed
Suehiro Maruo
Shoujo Tsubaki 1st Ed.
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 1
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 2
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Akai Hako 1st Ed.
Toshio Saeki Yumegakure Hebimaru
Toshio Saeki
Yumegakure Hebimaru
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki
Toshio Saeki
Yumenozoki
 

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Jul 1, 2018

Available for pre-order now! New Shintaro Kago print of "Fetus Mandala" will be signed and numbered.

Shintaro Kago print Fetus Mandala SIGNED

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