“Heisei Estheticism” at the TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU-

To commemorate Takato Yamamoto’s 20-year career, Shibuya TOWER RECORDS is holding the TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU from October 26 to November 11, 2018 at Space HACHIKAI. This exhibit showcases the sublime beauty of young vampires from Yamamoto’s recent NOSFERATU collection as well as older works. Fans also have the opportunity to gaze at Yamamoto’s manga, sketches, and more. Additionally, Yamamoto will hold a signing at the exhibit on November 10, 2018. While Yamamoto’s art is not explicitly BoysLove, many fans of the genre may enjoy this exhibit as well.

Thanks to our friends at Shibuya TOWER RECORDS, we had the chance to take photos of this haunting exhibit for all of our fans!

TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU-

Who is Takato Yamamoto?

Takato Yamamoto is a world-renowned Japanese artist noted for crafting the “Heisei estheticism” style. Since his first exhibit in 1998, Yamamoto has attracted global atterecognition for his erotic and fantastical illustrations. Manga fans may know him from Into Darkness, a one-shot published in manga anthology AX: A Collection of Alternative Manga.

TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU- Photo Report

  • NOSFERATU, TAKATO Yamamoto’s most recent collection of illustrations

NOSFERATU, Yamamoto’s most recent collection of illustrations released on Nov. 9, 2018, dwells on “beautiful girls and boys transformed into vampires who crawl in the shadows of the night and devour each others eros and life as they bare their fangs and seek blood.”

  • “Heisei Estheticism” at the TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU-

Visitors can encounter larger-than-life vampiric allure in the center of the exhibit.

  • “Heisei Estheticism” at the TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU- Shibuya TOWER RECORDS

Yamamoto’s illustrations line the wall. Along with NOSFERATU, the exhibit features Yamamoto’s older works as well.

  • Into Darkness manga by takato yamamoto Yami no Hou e

Into Darkness also appears at the exhibit for those who want a peek of this fascinating manga.

Mana Model along with Takato Yamamoto’s illustrations. Fans can gaze at a special collaboration 3D model with Mana Model along with Yamamoto’s illustrations.

Yamamoto Takato gift shop in Shibuya Tower Records

TOWER RECORDS has well-stocked the gift shop for visitors who want to take Yamamoto home with them.

Fans can take a sip of…”blood” like a vampire with this -NOSFERATU themed.

Fans can take a sip of…”blood” like a vampire with this -NOSFERATU themed.

Takato Yamamoto t-shirt from the NOSFERATU Exhibition in Shibuya Tower Records

Fans can also take home a special collaboration t-shirt if their heart beats for Yamamoto’s art.

Takato Yamamoto Vampire clearfiles from the NOSFERATU exhibition in Shibuya Tower RecordsClear files of Yamamoto’s vampire illustrations are perfect for art-lovers on a budget.

Takato Yamamoto Exhibition Tickets at Shibuya Tower Records includes print of Banquet under the Moon II (2018)

Each ticket is a perfect souvenir on its own with a different Yamamoto print on each. (There are four versions of the ticket. Though be warned-they are distributed randomly.) Additionally, for every 5,000 yen purchase, guests receive a limited edition badge.

Information:

TAKATO YAMAMOTO EXHIBITION -NOSFERATU-

October 26 to November 11, 2018

Place: Tower Records Shibuya 8th Floor SpaceHACHIKAI

Hours: Weekdays-12:00 to 20:00 Weekends and Holidays-11:00 to 21:00

Admission Fee: 500 Yen

Takato Yamamoto Signing: November 10, 2018

Official Website: http://towershibuya.jp/news/2018/10/05/126309