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

Sep 1, 2018

Two designs exclusive to AkaTako and some of Shintaro Kago's most iconic images are now available as enamel pins! Both pins are 1.5" (38mm) high and come on their own custom heavyweight backing card. These are on PRE-ORDER and arriving mid-September +/-.

Shintaro Kago Enamel Pins Eyes or Octopus
Shintaro Kago
"Eyes" and "Octopus" Enamel Pins

Click the image or title above for more information or to purchase. These pins are officially licensed by the artist - each pin you buy supports the artist directly!


Sep 1, 2018

New original works by Shintaro Kago just added: five black and white drawings, two mini copic marker drawings on Japanese shikishi board, and one full color painting on paper! Each work is signed in pencil and features his trademark surreal and dark humor.

Shintaro Kago Black & White original 18 Shintaro Kago Black & White original 19 Shintaro Kago Black & White original 20 Shintaro Kago Black & White original 21
Shintaro Kago Black & White original 22 Shintaro Kago Painting Coffee Break Shintaro Kago Drawing Deep Kiss Shintaro Kago Drawing Piglets

Click images above to see more details or to purchase.


Aug 30, 2018

Just added, four brand new styles of Shintaro Kago's macabre toys! Two of them are two-part figures and the other two are full scenes with several parts.

Shintaro Kago toy Beheaded Lady Shintaro Kago toy Crow Damage Shintaro Kago toy Prison Torture Shintaro Kago toy Run Over Corpse Large
Shintaro Kago toy
Beheaded Lady
Shintaro Kago toy
Crow Damage
Shintaro Kago toy
Prison Torture
Shintaro Kago toy
Run Over Corpse Large

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Aug 8, 2018

On offer from Tokyo, three signed, numbered, limited edition giclée poster prints featuring the art of Hajime Sorayama have just been added. Each one comes from an edition of just 35 pieces and ships direct to you from Tokyo.

Hajime Sorayama print 4 Hajime Sorayama print 10 Hajime Sorayama print 15

Click the images above for more details or to place an order.


Jul 7, 2018

Several rare, out of print books have just been restocked to USA location. Please read the condition notes carefully.

Suehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder
Suehiro Maruo
28 Scenes of Murder
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki 1st Ed
Suehiro Maruo
Shoujo Tsubaki 1st Ed.
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 1 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 1
Toshio Saeki Chimushi 2 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Chimushi 2
Toshio Saeki Akai Hako 1st Edition
Toshio Saeki
Akai Hako 1st Ed.
Toshio Saeki Yumegakure Hebimaru
Toshio Saeki
Yumegakure Hebimaru
Toshio Saeki Yumenozoki
Toshio Saeki
Yumenozoki
 

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Jul 1, 2018

Available for pre-order now! New Shintaro Kago print of "Fetus Mandala" will be signed and numbered.

Shintaro Kago print Fetus Mandala SIGNED

Click the image to place an order and read more details.


Jun 24, 2018

Many items just restocked now for the USA location! Including Kenichi Murata, Kira Imai, Kozue Kuroki, Namio Harukawa, Shintaro Kago, Suehiro Maruo, and Takato Yamamoto. Most books are signed - please check individual descriptions.

Kenichi Murata Another Tale of Princess SIGNED Kenichi Murata Princess in the Underworld DVD Kira Imai Girls Kingdom Kozue Kuroki Le Spectre des Couleurs de la Petite Mort Namio Harukawa Garden of Domina SIGNED
Shintaro Kago Pin Badge Button set 2 Suehiro Maruo Midori Pin Green Suehiro Maruo Midori Pin Red Suehiro Maruo Midori Pin Set 2 Suehiro Maruo Midori Tote Bag Black
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki SIGNED Suehiro Maruo The Inferno In Bottles SIGNED Takato Yamamoto Phantom Vision of Peephole SIGNED Yoshiaki Machino Margarita SIGNED Yuji Moriguchi Postcard Set

Click the images above to view individual items, more photos, and details.


Jun 16, 2018

Arrived and images added, the giant book GRANDIOSO (660 pages!) which combines ALL THREE volumes of Maruograph DX revision. Page edges are a special black color, includes cardboard sleeve with holograph foil accents. There are 300 of these books in existence - the first 30 books include an original drawing (and are priced accordingly).

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso Book
DX Grandioso Front Cover DX Grandioso Book and Edges

AkaTako has just two of the ORIGINAL DRAWING versions available.

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso Original Drawings
#1/300 - BALTHUS
Ships from USA location
#29/300 - BELLA LUGOSI
Ships from EU location

Detailed explanation of Maruograph Editions.


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