Welcome to AkaTako - your 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.
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.


Dec 24, 2016

Just missing Christmas, but arriving before the New Year! All Hajime Kinoko shibari DVDs are back in stock and available for purchase.

Hajime Kinoko Aozametatsuki DVDHajime Kinoko Arukyute to Bishokukatachi DVDHajime Kinoko Insomnia Bondage DVDHajime Kinoko White ROM
Hajime Kinoko Modern Kinbaku Techniques Beginner Level DVDHajime Kinoko Modern Kinbaku Techniques Intermediate Level DVDHajime Kinoko SM Sniper Kinbaku 3 DVD 

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Dec 24, 2016

New series of books devoted to dominant women. Each includes a themed photo session, approximately four pages each of illustrations by different artists (including Namio Harukawa, Sardax, and others), photos of male shibari, short manga, and a DVD. Each book is signed by Namio Harukawa.

The Love Goddess Vol 5 SIGNEDThe Love Goddess Vol 6 SIGNEDThe Love Goddess Vol 7 SIGNED
The Love Goddess
Vol. 5
The Love Goddess
Vol. 6

The Love Goddess
Vol. 7

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Dec 20, 2016

Last chance to get these very rare items at a very low price! The owner (items are on consignment at AkaTako) has decided to let them go at a very big discount so don't miss out. Discounts from 55% up to 75% off!

Chronic Art #4 Magazine Nobuyoshi Araki by Taschen Nobuyoshi Araki 5 Chrysalis Hans Bellmer Le Principe de Perversion
Mark Ryden Anima Mundi Trevor Brown Alice Through the Looking Glass Trevor Brown Chthonic Force Mouth Pigs Record Trevor Brown Medical Fun 1st Ed Ltd

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Dec 9, 2016

A few changes have been made to the previously "special order" Hajime Sorayama prints. Instead of having to inquire by email, you can now just add to cart and buy whichever print(s) you'd like! Prints ship free, direct from Tokyo with EMS tracking. You can read detailed info here.

Hajime Sorayama Prints

Free shipping is for the numbered prints only (#5 through #30). Prints must be purchased separately from any other items.

Dec 8, 2016

Just added to AkaTako: two little cutie caterpillar books by Em Nishizuka, one photography/story book by Kenichi Murata, and one book of melancholy girls by Akiko Ijichi. All books are signed by the artist!

Em Nishizuka CHARAS SIGNEDEm Nishizuka Negaposi SIGNEDKenichi Murata Genealogy of the Witch SIGNEDAkiko Ijichi Ilusion SIGNED
Em Nishizuka
Em Nishizuka
Kenichi Murata
Genealogy of the Witch
Akiko Ijichi

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Dec 6, 2016

A little restock of some Shintaro Kago books today! Each book is signed inside the cover by Shintaro Kago.

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Nov 26, 2016

As an extra little special sale this weekend, random items will be super marked down for one hour each. One item, one hour, extreme discount!

Please check AkaTako social media for announcements of each item:

"Pop Sale" prices will run between 3pm and 8pm (five items each day) on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. NYC time. Please log in to get the sale price. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

This page will be continuously edited to show which items are on sale!
Tomomi Hasegawa The Longest Dream (done)
Trevor Brown BOY t-shirt (done)
Midori Hayashi Dream Child (done)
Tama Secret Mode (done)
B-Geeks Vol 4 Introduction to Mad Science (done)

Etsuko Miura Reincarnation Special Edition (done)
Trevor Brown Education Pendant (done)
Fuco Ueda Postcard Set (done)
Suehiro Maruo Print 13 Torture Garden (done)
Kyotaro Kinoko Alice in Mushroom Land (done)

Misaki Saijyo Doll Bride (done)
Asano Tadanobu Poster (done)
Tama Frostbite eyeglass cloth (done)
Hiroshi Nonami Vajra (done)
TH ExtrART File 08 (done)

It's all over! Pop Sales are complete.

Nov 26, 2016


Holiday Sale 2016

And considering how 2016 has been so far, it's not just a Cyber Monday sale this year. It's a Small Business Saturday, a Sure Why Not Sunday, and Cyber Monday rolled into one.

So take 11% (yes, 11!) off most everything for three whole days. Prints, originals, and special order items are not included.