Do you know Japanese comedian and artist NIKUGUSO TARO (now COOKIE)? The auction starts today.

The artist “NIKUGUSOTARO (now COOKIE)” is also a comedian in Japan. He was named one of the Five Most Noteworthy People for 2019 by Artexpo in New York, and his artwork was a hot topic at Artexpo. Many of you may be familiar with it.

Yoshimoto Kogyo in japan who plan “NANBOYANEN” has put COOKIE’s artwork up for auction on the “HATTRICK” website from today 27th at 19:00. Yoshimoto Kogyo is a major Japanese entertainment company.

Details of the artwork

“尻ガールと竜ティラ” 2018
(*Sorry I’m not sure english title, if I had to translate it literally…”Bum girl and Dragon tyra”)


Techniques and Materials
acrylic paint / canvas / F10

Canvas size
455mm × 530mm

The bidding period
April 27, 2020 at 19:00 to May 3, 2020 at 23:59 JST.

The current price is 300,000 yen. Bids are in increments of 1,000 yen.

PHOTO / 吉本興業株式会社
Visit auction pageThe language of the link is only Japanese

What do I need to bid on?

You must be a member of HATTRICK. It’s a simple registration form, so let’s check at it while translating it by Google. You need to enter your address, but no credit card information is required.


Then, click on the URL for confirmation as you will receive an email in Japanese.


You can find a Bid button at the bottom of the page. You can bid in increments of 1,000 yen minimum to 50,000 yen maximum.

Visit auction pageThe language of the link is only Japanese


*If you make a successful bid, the management company will send you by E-mail. Bank account information and details which you need transfer the money.

*A 10% Japanese consumption tax will be added to the bid price.

*The transfer fee is the responsibility of the successful bidder.

*The delivery address of the work is limited to Japan.

If you’re sensitive to art from Japan, check it out. His style of comedy isn’t for everyone, but those who like it will be enthusiastic. I like it.

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