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.

THE LATEST NEWS

Nov 9, 2016

A handful of original works have just been added! Two paintings by Shintaro Kago, one painting by Takato Yamamoto, and one drawing by Fuco Ueda.

Shintaro Kago Funny Girl Drawing 23 Shintaro Kago Funny Girl Original Painting 38 Takato Yamamoto Warring Land Holocaust Original Painting Fuco Ueda Original Drawing 1

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Nov 8, 2016

Just added, two rare books by Toshio Saeki! A first edition copy of "Akai Hako" printed in 1972 and a limited edition, signed copy of "Gokurakujou" - #4/33.

Toshio Saeki Akai Hako 1st Edition Toshio Saeki Gokurakujou Limited Edition
Toshio Saeki
Akai Hako 1st edition
Toshio Saeki
Gokurakujou limited edition

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Nov 1, 2016

Just about every single kinbaku charm by Kitanya Design Factory is now back in stock! You can attach the sweet little rope bondage babies to your phone, zippers, backpacks, and even wear them as jewelry. Each one is hand made in Japan, hand painted, and hand tied. These kinbaku charms in particular have been restocked:

Kitanya Design Ballerina Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Black Mask Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Black Mask Gray Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Bunny and Cat Pair Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Clown Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design Construction Worker Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Cow Lady Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design French Maid Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Ghost Lady Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Gray Nun Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design Hippo Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Kappa Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Kewpie Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Koi Fish Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Leopard Lady Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design Mermaid Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Mummy Lady Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Naughty Housewife Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Daruma Doll Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Octopus in Clay Pot Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design Panda Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Panda Kikko Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Polar Bear Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Nurse Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Playboy Bunny Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design Raccoon Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Red Mask Cat Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Gray Mask Cat Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Tiger Lady Bikini Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Tiger Lady Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design The Little Prince Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Western Wedding Couple Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design Purple Kimono Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design White Bunny Blue Kikko Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design White Bunny Kikko Kinbaku Charm
Kitanya Design White Bunny Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design White Bunny Pink Kinbaku Charm Kitanya Design White Bunny Red Kinbaku Charm    

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Oct 29, 2016

The five styles of signed and numbered Tama posters have all been marked down to just $14 each. Or you can pick three of them for $35 or get all five for only $56! These are limited edition of only 50 pieces each.

Tama Disregarded Warning poster SIGNED Tama Honey Trick poster SIGNED Tama Maidenhood poster SIGNED Tama Servants for Me poster SIGNED Tama Your Aid poster SIGNED
Disregarded Warning Honey Trick Maidenhood Servants for Me Your Aid

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Oct 21, 2016

Giant box of books arrived with a lot of items that had been out of stock for a long time. Plus one print and a bandana too.

Toshio Saeki Akai Hako Toshio Saeki 70 1970 Hajime Kinoko Fly Agaric Rope Artworks Hiroaki Samura Brute Love SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Haunted Mansion
Suehiro Maruo 28 Scenes of Murder Suehiro Maruo DDT SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Gichi Gichi-kun SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Laughing Vampire SIGNED Suehiro Maruo Midori Blue Bandana
Shintaro Kago Ana Moji Ketsueki SIGNED Shintaro Kago Atrocious Comedy in Front of the Station SIGNED Shintaro Kago The Big Funeral SIGNED Shintaro Kago VICE print SIGNED Namio Harukawa My Fair Fat Lady Vol 2 SIGNED

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Oct 2, 2016

Just added to AkaTako, signed copies of Hajime Kinoko's book "Ichigo Ichie". Wonderfully descriptive photo essay going over these first 10 years of his career as a shibari artist.

Hajime Kinoko Ichigo Ichie SIGNED Hajime Kinoko Ichigo Ichie SIGNED Hajime Kinoko Ichigo Ichie SIGNED

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Oct 2, 2016

Now that both the regular and special limited edition of Kyoka Izumi's "Tale of a Castle Keep" are in stock, actual images of covers and inside pages have been added! Both editions have the same interior pages/illustrations so be sure to check both versions to see more images.

Tale of a Castle Keep Takato Yamamoto Aquirax UnoTale of a Castle Keep Takato Yamamoto Aquirax Uno
Tale of a Castle Keep Takato Yamamoto Aquirax Uno Ltd EdTale of a Castle Keep Takato Yamamoto Aquirax Uno Ltd Ed

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Sep 20, 2016

Now available for pre-order and expected to arrive end of September, two brand new Hajime Kinoko DVDs! His new book Ichigo Ichie will be available shortly as well.
[DVDs have arrived as of September 29, 2016!]

Hajime Kinoko Aozametatsuki DVDHajime Kinoko Arukyute to Bishokukatachi DVD
Hajime Kinoko Aozametatsuki DVDArukyutei to Bishokukatachi DVD

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