Talk show about gay film in Shinjuku
7月 6, 2014 — 7:21

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Event  Comments: 0

Tomorrow, July 7th, I’ll be on the talk show about gay film as one of panelists. The show is the official pre-event of 23rd Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival what will start on July 12th.
Other panelists are Masamichi Yoshihiro (movie journalist) and Bourbonne (drag queen, essayist), MC is Bubblyna (drag queen, chief editor of gay portal site 2CHOPO).

Talk Show: TILGFF x 2CHOPO ‘Niji-iro (rainbow color) Theater’
July 7th, 2014 at AiSOTOPE LOUNGE
Door Open: 19:00
Event Start: 20:00 (~22:00)
Entrance Fee: 2,000 yen (drink not included)
No Need Reservation

Pot Publishing open their branch on Amazon USA
6月 29, 2014 — 18:11

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: article  Comments: 0

Pot Publishing, the publisher of many of my books, starts to try to sell their books on Amazon USA directory. At the beginning, they have already started to sell 4 books at there.

Gay Erotic Art in Japan vol.1 & vol.2

Anthologies of vintage Japanese gay artists’ works those I selected and introduced. All texts are written in both of Japanese and English.
More detail of the books are here and here.

Garden of Domina

The legendary Japanese fetish artist, Namio Harukawa’s illustrated story book. All texts are written in both of Japanese and English.
More detail of the book is here.

Everyday Onigiri:101 Healthy, Easy Japanese Riceball Recipes

A recipe book of Japanese soul food, Onigiri (rice ball). All texts are written in both of Japanese and English.
More detail of the book is here.

I’ve often been asked how to get the books Gay Erotic Art in Japan series from outside Japan. So I think that it’s a good news. If you are looking for these books, please visit the store front of Pot Publishing on Amazon USA!

6月 28, 2014 — 17:28

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Update of Gay Erotic Art of Gengoroh Tagame  Comments: 0

Update Complete List of Comics of Gay Erotic Art of Gengoroh Tagame.

Italian article about me on Anime Click
6月 23, 2014 — 5:54

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: article  Comments: 0

Italian Anime/Manga news site ANime Click published the article about me in Bologna, especially about the publishing event of L’inverno del pescatore and NipPop, with some video clips. Check it!
NipPop 2014: incontra Gengoroh Tagame

Exhibition & book signing in Italy
6月 19, 2014 — 8:33

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Event Exhibition  Comments: 0

6月 17, 2014 — 3:30

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Update of Gay Erotic Art of Gengoroh Tagame  Comments: 0

Add 6 book on SHOP page of Gay Erotic Art of Gengoroh Tagame

Endless Game (Japanese version) now on sale!
6月 17, 2014 — 3:15

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Comics  Comments: 0

Includes 2 stories. Endless Game (same as English version) + Contract of Fall.

Endless Game
Endless Game front coverEndless Game back cover

Endless Game

Contract of Fall

To purchase;
Rainbow Shoppers
Enter [ ENGLISH ( For over 18yrs ) ] and go COMIC >> GENGOROH TAGAME.

New Italian comic book; L’inverno del pescatore
6月 14, 2014 — 3:27

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Comics  Comments: 0

New Italian comic book, L’inverno del pescatore, is now published from Ren Books!

Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Ren Books (June, 2014)
Language: Italian
Product Dimensions: 21 x 15 cm
Price: €9,90

Includes 1 story;
L’inverno del pescatore (冬の番屋 Fuyu no Ban-ya / Winter Fisherman’s Lodge).


To purchase;
Contact with the publisher directory.
Ren Books / L’inverno del pescatore – limited edition

New art book, Raunch
6月 13, 2014 — 1:22

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: drawing & painting  Comments: 0

Raunch cover
New art book Raunch came from Bruno Gmünder. The book includes many wonderful ‘raunch’ images by near 40 artists/studios, include my one.
And I could meet Andrea Madalena, Italian artist who joins this book too, on last weekend at the bear party in Bologna. Happy! :D

There are some sample pages of the books below.

Kevin D. Hoover
Kevin D. Hoover


George Towne (L) & Jeremy Lucido (R)
George Towne & Jeremy Lucido

Robert W. Richards
Robert W. Richards

Strut Walker (L) & Darren Ankenbauer (R)


Andrea Madalena (L) & Bearfighter (R)
Andrea Madalena & Bearfighter

Rubén Gauna
Rubén Gauna
And here is T-shirt with Rubén Gauna’s illustration. Bruno Gmünder’s editor presented it to me in Berlin few month ago. :)

RAUNCH / Various Artists

Photo Book
Pages: 160
Size: 21,5 x 28,5 cm / 8,5 x 11,25 inch
Format: Hardcover with dust jaket
Colour: full colour
ISBN 978-3-86787-664-3
May 2014
29,95 €

Exhibition and signing events in Bologna
5月 23, 2014 — 21:39

Author: Gengoroh Tagame  Category: Comics drawing & painting Event Exhibition  Comments: 2

From the end of May to early June, I’ll go to Bologna, Italy, to join the festival NipPop at Bologna University. I don’t get the detailed information about my schedule yet, but today, I got some about my exhibition and signing events, so announce them just a quick note.

Exhibition opening: 18:00- May 29, 2014
At ONO ARTE (gallery)
Address: via santa margherita 10 I 40123 bologna
Tel. +39 051 262465
(I haven’t heard when the end date yet! LOL)

Book signing and presentation of my new Italian comic book, L’inverno del pescatore (Winter fisherman Lodge): 18:30- June 6, 2014
at IGOR Libreria (LGBT book store)
Address: Via San Petronio Vecchio 3 – 40125 Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39 051 229466
Facebook page:

Signing: 23:00 – 01:00, June 6, 2014
on Feed the bears (monthly bear event in Bologna)
Facebook page:

Japanese manga workshop (not concerned about gay and erotic, maybe) with Keiko Ichiguchi: 10:00- June 7, 2014
on NipPop (Japanese cultural event on Bologna University)

About my new Italian comic book, L’inverno del pescatore, please refer the announcement of Renbooks.
Page: L’inverno del pescatore – Limited Edition
Facebook page:

There are all I know now. More information, please check my Twitter or Facebook. I’m going to announce on there from Italy, as possible as I can.
Then, I’m looking forward to joining these events and seeing many fans!