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.


Feb 11, 2013

New, expanded editions of Suehiro Maruo's timeless monograph of works are now available for pre-order. DX I will hopefully be shipping within a week or two and DX II should ship in less than a month.

Suehiro Maruograph DX I SIGNEDSuehiro Maruograph DX II SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo
Maruograph DX I
Suehiro Maruo
Maruograph DX II

There will also be a special collector's edition that combines DX I & II into a single, large book. More details to come later!

Feb 9, 2013

A perfectly matched pair of drawings by Jun Hayami have just arrived. They are sold together as a pair and are ready for you to frame them as you choose.

Jun Hayami Original Drawing Diptych

Click the image for more photos and details!

Feb 3, 2013

Just offered to AkaTako are 12 Suehiro Maruo originals ranging in price from $400 to $4800.

Suehiro Maruo After Midnight in London paintingSuehiro Maruo CD Jacket paintingSuehiro Maruo Sacrifice paintingSuehiro Maruo Strange Vampire painting
Suehiro Maruo Yasha Ga Ike paintingSuehiro Maruo Video Stalin paintingSuehiro Maruo Teito Monogatari 1 drawingSuehiro Maruo Teito Monogatari 2 drawing
Suehiro Maruo Teito Monogatari 3 paintingSuehiro Maruo Teito Monogatari 4 paintingSuehiro Maruo Teito Monogatari 5 paintingSuehiro Maruo Teito Monogatari 6 painting

These paintings are located in Tokyo and will ship directly to you. Click the images for more information and to inquire about purchasing.

Feb 3, 2013

The last four items by Tama have just been added: a 2013 calendar, a reusable eco-bag, and two postcard sets (E & F).

Tama 2013 CalendarTama Monologue bagTama Postcard Set ETama Postcard Set F

More photos, pricing, and descriptions can be found by clicking the photos above.

Feb 2, 2013

All brand new Tama items to AkaTako: five individual stickers to make your smooth surfaces a little more loli and eight 1.25" buttons to make your clothes, bags, and other pierceable items, a little happier!


Tama Sticker FrostbiteTama Sticker Hard to SaveTama Sticker La Di DaTama Sticker LagerTama Sticker Lidocaine Drop


Tama Amrita pinTama For the Last pinTama Frostbite pinTama La Di Da pin
Tama Limited Blossom pinTama Maidenhood pinTama Monologue pinTama Tiny Viola pin

Click the images for more details, pricing, etc.

Feb 2, 2013

All five mini posters are from her latest book, "Lost Garden". Click for more images and details!

Tama For the Last poster SIGNEDTama Sham Suicide poster SIGNEDTama Insanity Show - Trainer poster SIGNED
For the LastSham SuicideInsanity Show - Trainer


Tama Insanity Show - Stunt Girl poster SIGNEDTama Oleander poster SIGNED
Insanity Show - Stunt GirlOleander

More new Tama items are coming in the next few days too!

Feb 1, 2013

Just added and now available are six brand new books by artists who have never been on AkaTako either. New on two counts!

Junko Mizuno Flare SIGNEDJunko Mizuno Hell Babies UpgradedKozue Kuroki Le Spectre des Couleurs de la Petite Mort
Junko Mizuno
Junko Mizuno
Hell Babies Upgraded
Kozue Kuroki
Le Spectre des Couleurs...


Furuya Usamaru Bokura no Hikari Club 1Furuya Usamaru Bokura no Hikari Club 2Daikichi Amano Odd Phantoms
Furuya Usamaru
Bokura no Hikari Club 1
Furuya Usamaru
Bokura no Hikari Club 2
Daikichi Amano
Odd Phantoms

Click the images/titles above for more details - additional detail photos will be added soon.

Jan 31, 2013

SO many titles are back in stock! Most everything is pretty limited quantity so don't wait too long before you snatch up a copy for yourself. Complete list of restocked items:

Fuco Ueda - Lucid Dream (regular edition)
Kuniyoshi Kaneko - Drink Me, Eat Me (signed)
Namio Harukawa - Glories Huge Hips (signed)
Namio Harukawa - My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1 (signed)
Namio Harukawa - My Fair Fat Lady Vol 2 (signed)
NORI Tomizaki - Girl from the Ghosts's Box (signed)
Suehiro Maruo - New National Kid (signed)
Suehiro Maruo - Maruo Jigoku 1 (signed)
Toshio Saeki - 70 1970 (signed)
Toshio Saeki - Chimushi 1 (signed)
Toshio Saeki - Chimushi 2 (signed)
Toshio Saeki - Gokurakujou (signed)
Toshio Saeki - The Early Works (signed)
Toshio Saeki - Yume Manji (signed)
Trevor Brown - Forbidden Fruit 1st Edition (signed)
Trevor Brown - Forbidden Fruit (signed)
New shipment of books

And there's a few brand new books that will be added within the next few days!