Tokyo: Joho Senta Shuppankyoku, 1992. Hardcover. 47p., 5.25x7.5 inches, text in Japanese and English, very good hardcover in dj.
A bilingual edition by poster artist Akiyama, who created the "Condom Boy" and"“AIDS virus boy" characters as part of an awareness campaign for AIDS prevention. In the introduction, Akiyama explains how he was motivated to produce this campaign and the resulting book in order to counter the frightening and panic-inducing images of AIDS in the media. The book features small versions of colorful posters, each inspired by a single word (Man, woman, love, together, pleasure, etc) and also provides a basic fact about AIDS. Each poster is also illustrated with a quotation from a philosopher, author, or artist about the poster’s key word.The key words are given in 13 languages. Akiyama argues that with such basic knowledge one can prevent AIDS while enjoying a healthy sex life.