Gay Erotic Art in Japan Vol. 1: Artists From the
Time of the Birth of Gay Magazines
Compiled by Tagame Gengoroh
［Release date: December 19th,2003 On Sale］
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Gay Erotic Art in Japan Exhibition: Artists from the time
of the birth of gay magazines
This is a rare occasion to view 30 to 40 of the original
drawings that were first featured in the gay magazines
Barazoku," "Sabu," "Adon," and "Fuzokukitan" (an
abnormal sexuality magazine), which are now made newly
available in "Gay Erotic Art in Japan." Masterpieces
the major gay erotic artists, Okawa Tatsuji, Funayama
Sanshi, Mishima Go, and Hirano Go, as well as works by
anonymous artists of the time will be displayed.
Place: Community Center Akta in Shinjuku Ni-chome
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Dates: December 19th (Fri) to 23rd (Tue), 2003
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Traditional Japanese male images are often associated with
images such as tattoos, short black hair, and white
loincloths. All of these and more are in this book.
The book rediscovers and reevaluates gay erotic artists
whose work had been considered ephemeral entertainment in
This book, as suggested by the subtitle "artists from the
time of the birth of gay magazines," includes provocative
gay erotic art by Okawa Tatsuji, Funayama Sanshi, Mishima
Go, and Hirano Go, who contributed to early Japanese gay
magazines such as "Barazoku," "Sabu," "Adon." It
features anonymous artists
pieces from the magazine "Fuzokukitan."
In addition to the wonderful high-quality reproductions of
rare drawings from the past, this book features detailed
descriptions, in both Japanese and English, of the artists
and a history of gay erotic art in Japan by the
contemporary gay erotic artist, Tagame Gengoroh. This
path-breaking contribution to gay culture is the first
book of its kind on the art of the emerging gay Japanese
Tagame Gengoroh (born in 1964) is a gay erotic artist and
has released comic books such as "Naburimono" (B Product),
Jujutsu Kyoshi" (B Product), "Emono"(G-project),
Shirogane no Hana, Vols. 1 to 3" (G-project). After
graduating from Tama Art University, he worked as an art
director. In 1986, he started contributing his comics,
illustrations, and novels to gay magazines, and became a
full-time artist in 1994. Through G-project, he was also a
major contributor to the gay magazine, "G-men," when it
A history of gay erotic art in Japan
Odatoshimi and other artists from "Fuzokukitan"
About each artist