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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.

THE LATEST NEWS

Oct 9, 2020

Two large format, rare Toshio Saeki prints are now available.
The "Akai Hako" print is from the famed 1972 boxed series and is in excellent condition. The "JAIN" print is a lithograph issued in 2005, limited to 30 pieces with hand written details. Both prints are signed and will ship flat in a reinforced parcel.

Toshio Saeki Akai Hako Print
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako Print
Toshio Saeki JAIN Lithograph Print
Toshio Saeki JAIN Lithograph Print

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Oct 8, 2020

Just added to AkaTako, a mini, postcard sized original painting by Em Nishizuka. "Leuco Twin Chan" are two cutie girls who have been infected with the zombie parasite leucochloridium also known as "crazy eyes".

Em Nishizuka Leuco Twin Chan Original Painting

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Sep 11, 2020

Now available to ship from AkaTako's USA shipping location, Chika Yamada's SIGNED and NUMBERED limited edition art prints! Printed on heavy weight paper, each print is limited to only 25 pieces.

Chika Yamada After School Print
Chika Yamada
After School Print
Chika Yamada Collection Habits Print
Chika Yamada
Collection Habits Print
Chika Yamada Illusion Print
Chika Yamada
Illusion Print
Chika Yamada It Might Be Smoke Print
Chika Yamada
It Might Be Smoke Print
Chika Yamada Drifting Print
Chika Yamada
Drifting Print
Chika Yamada Meeting in May Print
Chika Yamada
Meeting in May Print
Chika Yamada Relation of Train Jellyfish and Transparent Umbrella Print
Chika Yamada
Relation of Train Jellyfish
and Transparent Umbrella Print
Chika Yamada Smoke Clouds Print
Chika Yamada
Smoke Clouds Print
Chika Yamada Spring Breeze Print
Chika Yamada
Spring Breeze Print
Chika Yamada Window Series - Breathing Print
Chika Yamada
Window Series - Breathing Print

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Sep 7, 2020

Makiko Sugawa enamel pins are now in stock at both EU and USA shipping locations. Actual photos of the pins and their backing cards have also been added.

Pins are limited edition of only 100 pieces each. Double posts with deluxe push back locking clasps, 1.75" high.

Makiko Sugawa Enamel Pin

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Sep 5, 2020

Two brand new signed, numbered, limited edition A2 size posters by Shintaro Kago! They are an edition of 100 pieces each and will be hand signed and numbered. Orders will be filled in the same order they are received: earlier orders get earlier numbers. Buy BOTH and save $1 on the price!

PRE-ORDER now, posters should arrive to USA shipping location around September 14 and then to EU shipping location around September 30.
[Now in stock at both USA and EU locations!]

Shintaro Kago Poster Mandala Aquarium SIGNED Shintaro Kago Poster Two Spirals SIGNED

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Aug 29, 2020

Many new styles of Hajime Sorayama limited edition art prints are on their way to AkaTako's USA location! (Arrived and in stock!) Each is signed and numbered. Some are part of a regular edition of vintage prints, some are artist proofs, etc. Details are listed in the description of each specific print.

HAJIME SORAYAMA LITHOGRAPH PRINTS:

Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 38 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 39 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 42 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 44 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 46
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 56 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 61 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 62 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 65 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 66
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 67 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 68 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 69 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 71 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 73
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 74 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 76 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 78 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 79 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 80
Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 81 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 82 Hajime Sorayama Lithograph Print 84    

HAJIME SORAYAMA GICLEE PRINTS:

Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 30 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 31 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 32 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 33
Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 34 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 35 Hajime Sorayama Giclee Print 36  

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Aug 29, 2020

Two late arrivals that belong with the "Erotic Thoughts" series back in April 2020, one small and one large size original painting by Shintaro Kago! These were painted specifically for AkaTako with a request to not hold back or censor at all.

Shintaro Kago Erotic Original 19 Shintaro Kago Erotic Original 20

Click the images above for more details. These paintings are available from the EU shipping location and will ship to you anywhere in the world.


Jul 31, 2020

Finally available! Shintaro Kago's first ever, full-size (A4) art book! Almost double the size of his usual art book size, this big book has 128 pages (1.25 pounds / 570 grams!!) of his incredible artworks. PRE-ORDER NOW for mid to end of August arrival.

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