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The Irezumi; History Fun Fact Vol. 38

  The Irezumi; History Fun Fact Vol. 38

The Irezumi; Samurai’s and Yakuza: We have talked about the Irezumi before. Today we want to revisit it and perhaps

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Masaichi Fukushi; Another Kind of Skin Doctor

  Masaichi Fukushi; Another Kind of Skin Doctor

Masaichi Fukushi; Preserving Tattoos, in a Very Special Way: Masaichi Fukushi, takes it to a more literal place, when he

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Japanese; Inked Up in a Land of Prejudice

  Japanese; Inked Up in a Land of Prejudice

Japanese; Tattooed Identities Under Siege: Being Japanese and having tattoos, is as controversial a topic today, as it has been

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Tattoo Conflict Japan; Tradition vs Modernity

  Tattoo Conflict Japan; Tradition vs Modernity

Tattoo Conflict Japan; Heating Up Every Month: The Tattoo Conflict in Japan, is getting more and more prominent and heated

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Asian Influence; History fun fact Vol. 16

  Asian Influence; History fun fact Vol. 16

Asian Influence; Started in High Place: Asian influences are very easy to spot, in the modern tattoo culture in the

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From Love Tattoos to Body Suits; History Fun Fact Vol. 15

  From Love Tattoos to Body Suits; History Fun Fact Vol. 15

Before the Bodysuits; Irebokuro: Long before the famous Bodysuits of Japanese tattooing, their style was very different. Before then, the

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Yakuza; History Fun Fact Vol. 12

  Yakuza; History Fun Fact Vol. 12

From Samurai to Yakuza; From Honor to Stigma: The Yakuza are a notorious crime syndicate/gang, who have gained world renowned

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Tattoo Tourism in Japan; Tattoo Ban May Have a Negative Effect

  Tattoo Tourism in Japan; Tattoo Ban May Have a Negative Effect

Tattoo Tourism; Always Been Precarious: Tattoo tourism, has always been a complicated thing in Japan. At least in modern times

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Illegal Tattooing; Korea Did It First:

  Illegal Tattooing; Korea Did It First:

Illegalizing Tattoo Artists; It Has All Been Done Before: Illegal Tattooing, one would think this would only be the case,

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Artist or Doctor

  Artist or Doctor

In a time where the world seems to be changing it’s opinions on tattoos, more and more towards acceptance and

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