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‘Gay Erotic Art in Japan Vol.3’ on sale this December

Finally, ‘Gay Erotic Art in Japan Vol.3 – Growth of Gay Magazines and Diversification of Their Artists’ will be on sale on December 12, 2018!

Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Pot Publishing
Language: Japanese, English
Product Dimension: 14.8 x 21.0 cm
ISBN-10: 4780802334
ISBN-13: 978-4780802337
Price: 4,500 Yen (+ tax)

Includes over 170 plates of beautiful gay erotic drawings & paintings by Seiji Inagaki, George Takeuchi, Daisuke Takakura, Ryoji Minakage, Setsu Suzuki, Minoru Toyama and Gym.
Introduction by Dr. Kevin Clerk (Berlin Gay Museum), History of gay erotic art in Japan (part 3: from late 80’s to now) by Gengoroh Tagame. All texts are written in both of Japanese and English.




New art book ‘Gengoroh Tagame Sketchbook’ from MASSIVE (U.S.A.) now on sale

Gengoroh Tagame Sketchbook is now available on MASSIVE web store.

Packed with dozens of original drawings, sketches, and black and white illustrations, the Gengoroh Tagame Sketchbook from MASSIVE GOODS demonstrates why Tagame-san is the master of gay erotic art. These pencil and ink sketches– depicting rope-bound BDSM scenarios, hot homoerotic desire, and fantasies that range from the historical to the sci-fi– provide a glimpse into Tagame’s process and underscore the artist’s unparalleled draftsmanship.

Beautifully produced with a striking cover design by Chip Kidd, this collection brings together the sketches behind a variety of beloved images spanning Tagame’s decades-long career, recognizable from book covers, gay magazines, gallery walls, manga, and T-shirts– as well as works that have never been printed in any publication. Dive deep into the depths of Tagame’s artwork and find out why he has been celebrated and recognized around the world.

Copyright 2018 Gengoroh Tagame
Page Count: 80 pages
Dimensions: 7.25″ x 10.25″
Language: English
Pub Date: October 2018
Publisher: MASSIVE
Cover Design: Chip Kidd
Production Assistance: John Kuramoto
Printed in the United States

18+ Adult Content

New private press Bitch Of The Jungle will debut on Yarou Fest 2018 on this Saturday

I’ll have a table on Yarou Fest 2018 with my new self publishing book on this weekend.

Event: Yarou Fest 2018
Place: PiO (Plaza Industry Ota) in Kamata, Tokyo
Date: April 14, 2018
Time: 12:00~16:00pm
Table Number: A05
Circle Name: Bear’s Cave

Book Title: Bitch Of The Jungle
Format: B5 size, 20 pages (includes cover pages)
Contents: Original Tarzan-like character’s gay BDSM story with short comics and illustrations.

Exhibition and Book Signing in Paris

Solo exhibition in Paris, France.
At Gallery Art Men Paris, from November 3rd to 15th 2017.
Opening Party: November 3rd 17:00 ~ 21:30 (enter free / adults only)
More detail is here. Vernissage TAGAME
The gallery open for appointment only except the opening party. If you want to visit there, please contact with the gallery directory before you go.

Book signing in Paris, France.
On 4e Salon BD & Images LGBT Paris at Mairie du 4e arrondissement de Paris.
Day & Time: November 4th 15:00 ~ 17:30 at the table of Librairie Les Mots à la Bouche (maybe…)
More detail is here. Gengoroh Tagame en dédicace au 4e salon BD & Images LGBT Paris
The concluded 4th volume of ‘Le mari de mon frère’ and the box set are on sale, so get your own one with my signature!

See you soon in Paris, guys!

New B&W illustration book will debut on Yarou Fest 2017 on this Saturday

I’ll have a table on Yarou Fest 2017 with my new self publishing book on this weekend.

Event: Yarou Fest 2017
Place: PiO (Plaza Industry Ota) in Kamata, Tokyo
Time: 12:00~16:00pm
Table Number: E22
Circle Name: Bear’s Cave

Book Title: Black & White
Format: B5 size, 56 pages (includes cover pages)
Contents: A collection of black & white illustrations those had been published for last 20 years, plus new and unpublished illustrations.

And also there is a company booth of Mandarake. You can buy my illustrated Tenugui (Japanese traditional towel) and some of my commercial comic albums at there.

Then, see you on this weekend!

My illustrated Tenugui will be released from Mandarake

My illustrated Tenugui (traditional Japanese towel) will be released from Mandarake. Original new ‘Hung’ drawing is featured. Good for everyday using or displaying on the wall.

It will be sold on several events, shops and online.
Online pre-order is now available. They have english guidance page. Check the page below!

Exhibition (Nov. 6 – 18) and book signing (Nov. 7) in Paris


Solo exhibition: Tagame Dessins Hardcore

From November 6th to 18th at ArtMenParis gallery
Opening party: November 6th (Fri), 17:00 – 22:00 (Facebook event page)
*On the other days, the gallery opens for appointment only.
The Contracts of the Fall (2015) pen, ink & alcohol ink marker
*Untrimed full image is here.

Book signing

November 7th (Sat), 15:00 – 16:30 at Les Mots a la Bouche (Facebook event page)
*New English translated comic book, The Contracts Of The Fall, will be on pre-sale!

Let’s come and hug with me!