The cover to The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame: Master of Gay Erotic Manga Volume 2 by Anne Ishii, Chip Kidd, and Graham Kolbeins, Translated by Vincent W.J. Van Gerven Oei. The cover features the title and author and translator names in black, red, and white against a blue background. Below the title is an illustration of a man laying on the floor, looking intensely at the camera with his mouth open, as if in anger or concern.
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Gengoroh Tagame, Chip Kidd, Anne Ishii, Graham Kolbeins, Translator: Vincent WJ van Gerven Oei

The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame: Master of Gay Erotic Manga Vol. 2

On sale date: September 6, 2022

The long-awaited second English language anthology from the master of "bara" manga.

Kings, monks, cops, athletes: no manly man is safe from the deliciously depraved fantasies of gay manga master Gengoroh Tagame. In this unabashedly adult collection of BDSM comics, Tagame serves up what his fans love best: elaborate, sensational, beautifully rendered erotica. The long-awaited follow-up to Tagame's breakthrough collection, The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame Vol. 2 features a treasure trove of long and short stories previously unpublished in English, accompanied by original essays and an exclusive new interview with the internationally renowned cartoonist. Featuring intense, explicit, over-the-top scenes of BDSM between hypermasculine men, The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame is a must-have for Tagame fans as well as fans of "Bara" manga (manga created primarily by gay men for a gay male audience) and bear cultures in general. Produced by veteran "Japanist" Anne Ishii and filmmaker Graham Kolbeins, with a jacket design by longtime Tagame fan and acclaimed graphic designer Chip Kidd.

(Please note: This book is a traditional work of manga, and reads back to front and right to left.)


"Pitch perfect….A carnal explosion….Tagame's art ultimately surpasses genre." — Lambda Literary

"[Tagame] demonstrates the ways in which sex and sexuality touch every aspect of our lives, and the way those things are, in turn, touched by other aspects of life." — The AV Club

"A formidable book: visually powerful, directly engaging and stuffed with forcefully-told stories." — The Comics Reporter

"Mishima meets Mapplethorpe….meticulously drawn." — Hazlitt


Paperback / Softback
7.1" × 10.1"