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Group exhibition ‘Cruel & Beauty’ (+ talk show) in Tokyo


Now I’m showing 4 bloody male nude art prints on a group exhibition ‘Cruel & Beauty’ at Vanilla Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo.

無残絵展 (exhibition of cruel images) – cruel and beauty –
February 19th (Tue) – March 3rd (Sun)
Vanilla Gallery, Ginza, Tokyo
[Website] [Map] [Facebook]
Artists: Gengoroh Tagame, Hajime Sorayama, Hiroaki Samura, Shintaro Kago, Shou Tajima and others
with special exhibition – Bloody Ukiyoe of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Fee: 500 yen

Talk Show: Violence & Catharsis of Tukioka Yoshitoshi’s works
Gengoroh Tagame & Kenji Hinohara (chief curator of Ota Memorial Museum of Art)
February 23rd 17:30 – 19:00 (door open 17:20)
Fee: 2,000 Yen (+ 1 drink) [ticket purchase]

My Brother’s Husband (ENG) won Eisner Award


My Brother’s Husband (English) volume 1 won The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award 2018, Best U.S. Edition of International Material – Asia. I’m very, veeeery happy. 😀
Thank you for all who have been involved this book, especially Annie & Chip, and of course the readers who loved and supported this book! Volume 2 in English will come on this September.


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!

North America tour (New York/Philadelphia/Toronto), May 6-14


English translated edition of ‘My Brother’s Husband’ volume 1 was released on May 2nd. On this occasion, I’ll go to New York, Philadelphia and Toronto to join several events.

New York

MAY 6: “Transcendent Obscenity” panel at the PEN World Voices Festival, from 2-3:30pm at Dixon Place, NYC

MAY 7: Drink n’ Draw (tw: hot nudes!) at Anyone Comics in Crown Heights Brooklyn from 5-8pm

MAY 9: Signing at Kinokuniya on 6th Ave. at 40th St. from 6-8pm

Philadelphia

MAY 10: Reading/Signing/Q&A at Giovanni’s Room/Philly AIDS Thrift Store from 6-8pm

Toronto

MAY 13 & 14 (Sat&Sun): Toronto Comics Arts Festival:
Saturday 2pm signing at Reference Library
Saturday 4pm at the Marriott Bloor: “LGBTQ Comics Abroad”
Saturday 7pm at Glad Day Bookshop: The TCAF Queer Mixer (with preview of “Queer Japan” by Graham Kolbeins)
Sunday 11:00am signing at Reference Library
Sunday 2:45pm at the Marriott Bloor: “Canada 150!”

MAY 9-30: My Brother’s Husband – Exhibition by Gengoroh Tagame at Reference Library
(You can see the rare artworks from ‘My Brother’s Husband’, layouts, penciled pages, original inked drawings and final artworks.)

I’ll be on Queers & Comics in San Francisco on this weekend


I’ll participate in Queers & Comics 2017 Conference at California College of the Arts in San Francisco as a keynote speaker/panelist on this weekend.

Queers & Comics 2017 Conference
April 14 (Fri.) – 15 (Sat.), 2017
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, U.S.A.

My participating panel:
Queer Manga – History and Cultural Context
April 14 (Fri.) 2:30 PM
Keynote
April 15 (Sat.) 7:30 PM

More detail, check the official site below.
Queers & Comics 2017 Conference

My Brother’s Husband (French version) is nominated for official selection on Angoulême International Comics Festival


Le mari de mon frère (My Brother’s Husband, French version) is nominated for official selection on Angoulême International Comics Festival 2017.
I’m happy! 😀

Official announcement page.

Other nominated Japanese manga.
Les mangas sélectionnés pour les Prix du Festival BD d’Angoulême 2017