Thursday, July 27, 2006
Yakuza Tattoos
It's usual within yakuza circuits to tattoo themselves, usually is it their clan's badges that they have all over their body. The origin of the yakuza tattoo comes from the Bakuto. They usually tattooed a black ring around the arm for each crime they committed. Finally it became a symbol of strength. It can take over 100 hours to do an entire back tattoo. The tattoo was to illustrate you were unwilling to accommodate yourself to societies rules and norms. Now is it to illustrate your clan affiliations.

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At 12:48 AM, Blogger LennyP

Wow. Lots of nice art.


At 8:55 PM, Blogger Tofu - sama

Those yakuza guys have art in their backs!
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At 6:36 AM, Blogger John Runquist


I am interested in the Yakuza and wonder if you can e-mail me.

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John Runquist


At 2:32 PM, Blogger Horus

I love it. I have the top half of my back done. Not for gangs just for fun, and can't wait to get more.


At 7:07 PM, Blogger Frederico

great research about the theme! i´m looking for inspiration for my sleeve tattoo. would you know where I could find a kind of an article about the meaning of the draws, like the koi fish?



At 11:17 AM, Blogger elsphit

wow it was so cool but im sure it really hurts.. but the result is nice good artists
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At 2:01 PM, Blogger parliewalla360

wow so painfull not easy to make that tatoo...


At 1:32 AM, Blogger city

nice opinion.. thanks for sharing.


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