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THE LATEST NEWS

Oct 4, 2012

Four brand new, high-quality offset giclée prints which are each the printed the same size as the original painting. Signed, numbered, limited edition of 50 each with an embossed seal of authenticity.

Takato Yamamoto Print 21 Until the Moon SetsTakato Yamamoto Print 22 The MagusTakato Yamamoto Print 23 DeathTakato Yamamoto Print 24 The Emblem of Cthulu
"Until the Moon Sets" print"The Magus" print"Death" print"The Emblem of Cthulu" print

More photos have been added of the "Necrophantasmagoria" book. There are three editions - a regular edition with a dust jacket, and a numbered limited edition of 500 with a black embossed cover. Numbers 1-50 include a giclée print and numbers 51-500 are just the limited edition book. All are editions are signed.

Takato Yamamoto Necrophantasmagoria SIGNEDTakato Yamamoto Necrophantasmagoria Ltd Ed of 500Takato Yamamoto Necrophantasmagoria Ltd Ed of 50
Necrophantasmagoria
regular edition
Necrophantasmagoria
limited edition of 500

Necrophantasmagoria
limited edition of 50

Oct 3, 2012

Both the regular edition and the special limited edition are now available for pre-order. They are being released in Japan on October 16th and will ship to you as soon as AkaTako receives their shipment!

Takato Yamamoto Necrophantasmagoria SIGNEDTakato Yamamoto Necrophantasmagoria Ltd Ed
Takato Yamamoto
Necrophantasmagoria
regular edition
Takato Yamamoto
Necrophantasmagoria
special edition

Sep 27, 2012

Four vintage Yaso magazines (from the 1980's and 1990's) + one brand new Yaso mini-magazine are now available! Each magazine is themed specifically and is full of the great photos that are so unique to the Yaso aesthetic.

Yaso DisciplineYaso Private FilmsYaso SatiationYaso Silver StarYaso JIRO
Yaso DisciplineYaso Private FilmsYaso SatiationYaso Silver StarYaso JIRO

Click above for more details and more photos.


Sep 24, 2012

There are two more paintings from Trevor Brown's "Toy Box" series now available on AkaTako. Both paintings are signed and dated!

Trevor Brown Lora Larva original paintingTrevor Brown Mister Square original painting
"Lora Larva""Mister Square"

Click the photos above for more information.


Sep 19, 2012

A unique book that is half drawings by Namio Harukawa and half photos of real women (and men). Plus a special bonus DVD in the back! Filled with big beautiful women dominating their smaller partners. Namio Harukawa drawings are exclusive to this book.

Namio Harukawa Glories Huge Hips SIGNEDNamio Harukawa Glories Huge Hips SIGNEDNamio Harukawa Glories Huge Hips SIGNED

Click the photos above for more information.


Sep 19, 2012

Gorgeous and violent set of 28 prints by Suehiro Maruo and Kazuichi Hanawa "MUZANE" - drawings of cruelty. Specially bound in a book, each print is super heavyweight paper and pulls out easily so it can be framed.

Suehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder SIGNED

Each print also contains the name of the murderer(s) and a description of the print (only in Japanese though!).


Sep 17, 2012

Several out of print books are now back in stock for your shopping pleasure! Including two oldies but goodies by Suehiro Maruo (plus a new one to be added later this week!!).

Suehiro Maruo Jigoku II SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo Maruograph I 1st Edition SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo
Jigoku 2
Suehiro Maruo
Maruograph I 1st edition

Two of the Namio Harukawa books are back as well - hopefully I'll be able to keep them in stock a bit longer this time. AND there is a new Namio Harukawa book to be added this later this week too!

Namio Harukawa Garden of Domina SIGNEDNamio Harukawa My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1 SIGNED
Namio Harukawa
Garden of Domina
Namio Harukawa
My Fair Fat Lady Vol 1

Click the links for more information and additional photos.


Sep 17, 2012

Just in, a reissued version of Suehiro Maruo's popular "Rose Colored Monster" manga. Packed with ten separate stories, including the Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and the lovely Midori!

Suehiro Maruo Rose Colored Monster SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo Rose Colored Monster SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo Rose Colored Monster SIGNED

Content is the same as the 2006 version, just with a different cover.


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