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

Jan 30, 2018

Three brand new SIGNED books by Em Nishizuka bring you right in the middle of a caterpillar filled world. The first two books are artist self-published and the last book is the first officially published Em Nishizuka book!

Em Nishizuka Alice in Nightmare SIGNED Em Nishizuka Caterpillar Collection SIGNED Em Nishizuka The Illegal Underland SIGNED
Em Nishizuka
Alice in Nightmare
Em Nishizuka
Caterpillar Collection
Em Nishizuka
The Illegal Underland

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Jan 22, 2018

Available by inquiry in extremely small quantities, gorgeous porcelain mug which includes a dragon design tenugui and an indigo and white furoshiki wrapping cloth by Katsuya Terada! Both items are shipping from EU. Please send an inquiry to purchase.

Katsuya Terada Porcelain Mug Katsuya Terada Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth
Katsuya Terada
Porcelain Mug & Tenugui
Katsuya Terada
Furoshiki Cloth

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Jan 20, 2018

A whole lot of books that are either rare or out of stock for a long time (or both!) are now available again!

Asaji Muroi Woman Dog Picture Book SIGNED
Asaji Muroi
Woman Dog Picture Book
Daisuke Ichiba Badaism
Daisuke Ichiba
Badaism
Fuco Ueda Lucid Dream Special Edition
Fuco Ueda
Lucid Dream Sp. Ed.
Hidden Pictures of Cruelty
Hidden Pictures
of Cruelty
Irina Ionesco R
Irina Ionesco
R
Jun Hayami Death Thought Becomes Destiny SIGNED
Jun Hayami
Death Thought Becomes Destiny
Makoto Aida Lonely Planet
Makoto Aida
Lonely Planet
Makoto Aida Monument for Nothing
Makoto Aida
Monument for Nothing
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki
Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki
Toshio Saeki
Yumenozoki
   

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Dec 22, 2017

A few new styles of kinbaku charms by Kitanya Design Factory have just been added!

Black Latex Lady Kinbaku Charm Flying Heart Kinbaku Charm Samurai Warrior Kinbaku Charm Tengu Mask Kinbaku Charm
Black Latex Lady
Kinbaku Charm
Flying Heart
Kinbaku Charm
Samurai Warrior
Kinbaku Charm
Tengu Mask
Kinbaku Charm

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Nov 23, 2017

2017's Creation Project has just been announced and is transforming the humble sock into a work of art. Higuchi Knitting Company in Osaka has been making socks since 1933. [Socks ARRIVED to AkaTako and are available now!]

Aquirax Uno Higuchi Knitting Socks Fuco Ueda Higuchi Knitting Socks Rika Eguchi Higuchi Knitting Socks Takato Yamamoto Higuchi Knitting Socks
Aquirax Uno
Higuchi Knitting Socks
Fuco Ueda
Higuchi Knitting Socks
Rika Eguchi
Higuchi Knitting Socks
Takato Yamamoto
Higuchi Knitting Socks

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Nov 1, 2017

Many rare (and regular) books are coming back in stock. Plus some postcard sets! Set to arrive early November 2017.
[All books now arrived and descriptions updated.]

Irina Ionesco
Photo Collection

Irina Ionesco Photo Collection
Hiroaki Samura
Brute Love

Hiroaki Samura Brute Love SIGNED
Namio Harukawa
Glories Huge Hips

Namio Harukawa Glories Huge Hips SIGNED
Namio Harukawa
Garden of Domina

Namio Harukawa Garden of Domina SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo
28 Scenes of Murder

Suehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder
Suehiro Maruo
Postcard Set

Suehiro Maruo Postcard Set
Takato Yamamoto
Postcard Set 1

Takato Yamamoto Postcard Set 1

Takato Yamamoto
Postcard Set 2

Takato Yamamoto Postcard Set 2

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Oct 31, 2017

Finally managed to track down copies of most of Toshio Saeki's books! Expected to arrive at the end of the week (Nov. 3 +/-). Exact details and conditions will be added to each book's description. Available for order now via inquiry.
[All books now arrived and descriptions updated.]

Toshio Saeki 70 1970
Toshio Saeki 70 1970
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2
Toshio Saeki Inkenka
Toshio Saeki Inkenka
Toshio Saeki
Yumegakure Hebimaru

Toshio Saeki Yumegakure Hebimaru
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki
 

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Oct 27, 2017

Four Toshio Saeki prints are available by inquiry. Plus a few more available by private request. All four of these prints were published in "The Early Works" book.

Toshio Saeki Print 1 Toshio Saeki Print 2 Toshio Saeki Print 3 Toshio Saeki Print 4

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