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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.


Apr 1, 2013

Just added, eleven brand new manga by Uziga Waita. All filled with sex and gore and all very NSFW! Each manga is signed inside the front cover.

Uziga Waita Death Face SIGNEDUziga Waita Game Over SIGNEDUziga Waita In the Mud SIGNEDUziga Waita Lewd Prison Bizarre Museum SIGNED
Uziga Waita Mai-chan's Daily Life SIGNEDUziga Waita Miko and the Beast SIGNEDUziga Waita New Teacher Climax Lesson SIGNEDUziga Waita Toxic Poison Bizarre Pictorial SIGNED
Uziga Waita Unpardonable Crimes Prison Island SIGNEDUziga Waita Woman's Body Autopsy Lessons SIGNEDUziga Waita Y Formula Deconstruction New Book SIGNED 

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Mar 31, 2013

All brand new to AkaTako, fourteen manga by the wonderfully demented Shintaro Kago. All manga are hand signed inside the front cover!

Shintaro Kago Ana, Moji, Ketsueki Nado Ga Arawareru Manga SIGNED Shintaro Kago Anamorphosis no Meiju SIGNED Shintaro Kago Antlion vs BaraBara Girl SIGNED Shintaro Kago Any Chance of a Kiss on the Road to School? Experiment Shintaro Kago Atrocious Comedy in Front of the Station SIGNED
Shintaro Kago Eccentric People Magazine SIGNED Shintaro Kago Harem End SIGNED Shintaro Kago Kasutoru Shiki SIGNED Shintaro Kago Murder Art Through the Ages SIGNED Shintaro Kago New Banji Kaichou SIGNED
Shintaro Kago Shine! Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere SIGNED Shintaro Kago Six Consciousnesses Thought Changing Ataraxia SIGNED Shintaro Kago The Big Funeral SIGNED Shintaro Kago Wandering Cartoon Eccentricities in Front of the Station SIGNED  

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Mar 30, 2013

All new to AkaTako, four fantastic manga by Jun Hayami (one with other additional artists) have arrived! Each one has his trademark images of sweet school girls in violent and sexual situations.

Jun Hayami Bloodstained Angel SIGNEDJun Hayami Darkness Romance SIGNEDJun Hayami Vile Vulgar SIGNEDLyricism In the Dark 1 SIGNED
Bloodstained AngelDarkness RomanceVile VulgarLyricism in the Dark 1

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"Beauty Labyrinth of Razors" is also back in stock!

Mar 27, 2013

Self-produced by Hikari Shimoda is a set of ten lovely postcards. Packaged in a blue envelope, custom printed, and with a cardstock circle that is signed and dated too!

Hikari Shimoda Postcard Set SIGNED

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Mar 24, 2013

Two original paintings from the "Medical Fun" book - Pink Transfusion and Twinstars - plus two hard to find books: Alice Through The Looking Glass and Temple of Blasphemy.

Trevor Brown Pink Transfusion Original PaintingTrevor Brown Twinstars Original PaintingTrevor Brown Alice Through the Looking GlassTrevor Brown Temple of Blasphemy
Pink Transfusion paintingTwinstars paintingAlice Through the
Looking Glass book
Temple of Blasphemy

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Mar 17, 2013

A beautiful and surreal book filled with full-color photos of Mari Shimizu's expertly crafted dolls. A must have for any ball-joint doll enthusiast!

Mari Shimizu Miracle SIGNEDMari Shimizu Miracle SIGNED

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Mar 16, 2013

Just in, a set of eleven postcards featuring the photography of Kenichi Murata "Eleven Sleeping Princesses". Front card is hand-signed by Kenichi Murata.

Kenichi Murata 11 Sleeping Princesses Postcard SetKenichi Murata 11 Sleeping Princesses Postcard Set

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Mar 16, 2013

Two brand new Takato Yamamoto items featuring Alice works from "Rib of a Hermaphrodite" and "Coffin of a Chimera".  The clear file features "Alice's Door" and the poster features "Alice's Choice". Both items are hand signed in gold marker!

Takato Yamamoto Alice Clear File SIGNEDTakato Yamamoto Poster 7 Alice's Choice SIGNED
"Alice's Door" clear file"Alice's Choice" poster

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