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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

Sep 22, 2021

Five brand new, XL format oversized books published by Edition Reuss have just been added! Four books of Kenichi Murata's hime (princess) photographs, and one book by Kazuma Ogaeri. Beautiful editions are published outside of Japan and completely uncensored. Each with around 80 full color photographs + multi-lingual essays.
* USA will receive ~ October 4. Pre-order now available.

Kenichi Murata Princess of Desire
Kenichi Murata
Princess of Desire
Kenichi Murata Naked Princess
Kenichi Murata
Naked Princess
Kenichi Murata Secret Dreams of Erotic Princess
Kenichi Murata
Secret Dreams of Erotic Princess
Kenichi Murata Secret Dreams of Erotic Princess 2
Kenichi Murata
Secret Dreams of Erotic Princess 2
Kazuma Ogaeri Sweet Maids Hot Dreams
Kazuma Ogaeri
Sweet Maids Hot Dreams

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Sep 8, 2021

Two brand new, licensed enamel pins with Tama's cute artwork! These are akatako designed/exclusive - she will also sell some of them locally in Japan at her upcoming solo exhibition. Each pin has double post backs and measures maximum 1.5" (38mm).

Pins are now available for PRE-ORDER and will start shipping later this month. ACTUAL PHOTOS shown here!

Tama Enamel Pin - Don't Miss the Season OR Limited Blossom
Tama Enamel Pins
Tama Enamel Pin - Don't Miss the Season
Tama "Don't Miss the Season" pin
Tama Enamel Pin - Limited Blossom
Tama "Limited Blossom" pin

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Aug 31, 2021

Now available at both EU and USA shipping locations, four brand new manga! All published by Seirinkogeisha in Japan.

Akino Kondoh Hakoniwamushi
Akino Kondoh
In the Hakoniwamushi
Fuhito Fujimiya One Night at Kuronekodo Shoten
Fuhito Fujimiya
One Night at Kuronekodo Shoten
Fuhito Fujimiya A Story of a Closet Head Man
Fuhito Fujimiya
A Story of a Closet Head Man
Seiichi Hayashi ph 4.5 The Guppy Still Lives
Seiichi Hayashi
ph 4.5 The Guppy Still Lives

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Aug 30, 2021

Partially arrived, partially on the way, but all available for purchase/pre-order right now! On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Suehiro Maruo's debut at the age of 24 - new publication of all three volumes of Maruograph which was first published in 1996.

Suehiro Maruo Maruograph 40th Anniv. DX I SIGNED
Maruograph
40th Anniversary DX I
SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph 40th Anniv. DX II SIGNED
Maruograph
40th Anniversary DX II
SIGNED
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph 40th Anniv. DX III SIGNED
Maruograph
40th Anniversary DX III
SIGNED

Please click the images or titles above for more information and details on availability/arrival dates.


Aug 29, 2021

Just added, a bunch of new licensed buttons (pin badge type with a safety pin back). Manufactured and licensed by Seirinkogeisha. There are two sizes - smaller are 1" (25mm) diameter and larger are 1.58" (40mm) diameter.

(smaller size)
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki Pin SM
Suehiro Maruo Buttons

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(larger size)
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki Pin LG Group 1
Suehiro Maruo Buttons
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(smaller size)
Daisuke Ichiba Pin Badge Button
Daisuke Ichiba Buttons
(larger size)
Suehiro Maruo Shoujo Tsubaki Pin LG Group 2
Suehiro Maruo Buttons

Click the images or titles above for more info or to purchase.


Aug 8, 2021

Just arrived to the USA shipping location (and arriving to EU location later this month), four brand new books! Two of them are hand signed by the artists. They're all about 140 pages long.

SIGNED
Takato Yamamoto In the Garden with the Goat SIGNED
Takato Yamamoto
In the Garden with the Goat
Kazuki Takamatsu We Are Free to Kill
Kazuki Takamatsu
We Are Free to Kill
SIGNED
Mayumi Konno Layers SIGNED
Mayumi Konno
Layers
Shiori Matsumoto Mystery Garden
Shiori Matsumoto
Mystery Garden

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Jul 30, 2021

Now available for pre-order, two new licensed items featuring Shintaro Kago's "Fetus Mandala" artwork. The all-over screen printed t-shirt is blue on white cotton. Each t-shirt includes a free sticker! 3" x 4" (76x101mm) vinyl stickers with rounded corners are also available for purchase separately.
[NOW IN STOCK at both USA & EU shipping locations!]

Shintaro Kago t-shirt Fetus Mandala PRE-ORDER
Shintaro Kago t-shirt
Fetus Mandala PRE-ORDER
Shintaro Kago Sticker Fetus Mandala PRE-ORDER
Shintaro Kago Sticker
Fetus Mandala PRE-ORDER

Both the t-shirts and stickers are expected to arrive early to mid-August. More images and exact details will also be added at that time.


Jul 29, 2021

Lots of new Kana Miyamoto items are on the way from Japan now!! They will arrive to the EU shipping location around August 6th and then arrive to USA shipping location around August 16th. Exact details and actual photos have now been added. All these items were created for her May 2021 solo exhibition "Only the Two of Us in the World" 『 世界にふたりだけ 』 at Gallery Hydrangea.
[Items arrived to EU August 17 after postal delivery error. On the way to USA now, estimated arrival August 23.]

Kana Miyamoto Acrylic Keychains
Kana Miyamoto
Acrylic Keychains
Kana Miyamoto Handkerchiefs
Kana Miyamoto
Handkerchiefs
Kana Miyamoto Sticker Sheet
Kana Miyamoto
Sticker Sheet
Kana Miyamoto Temporary Tattoos
Kana Miyamoto
Temporary Tattoos
Kana Miyamoto Tote Bag
Kana Miyamoto
Tote Bag

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