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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.


Mar 14, 2013

Now available for pre-order and set to arrive at AkaTako in mid-April, the special combined edition of Maruograph DX. Contains DX I + DX II + 6 bonus pages. Each edition is signed and numbered by Suehiro Maruo! Numbers 1-30 include an original drawing and numbers 31-300 do not.

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Special Edition

Additional photos and details coming soon!

Mar 2, 2013

With today's arrival of Maruograph DX II, both volumes of Suehiro Maruo's new, expanded edition of Maruograph is now in stock!

Maruograph DX I Maruograph DX II

Suehiro Maruo DX I and II SIGNED

Feb 18, 2013

Four more items by Trevor Brown that are pretty hard to find are now up and available to purchase. More photos and details at each individual item.

Trevor Brown Supersuckers recordTrevor Brown Venetian Snares Doll Doll Doll CDTrevor Brown Venetian Snares Find Candace CDSuture Arts Journal Vol 1
Supersuckers Record
Venetian Snares
Doll Doll Doll CD
Venetian Snares
Find Candace CD
Suture Arts Journal Vol 1

Feb 16, 2013

AkaTako is slowly working through a box filled with rare Trevor Brown items. There's more to come this week but these ones are available now:

Trevor Brown Bloodsucker recordTrevor Brown Taboo CD Vol 1-9Trevor Brown Teddy Bear Operation puzzle
Bloodsucker record
Taboo Vol 1-9
Teddy Bear Operation puzzle

Updates will be added to the home page so you can easily see what has come in!

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.