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Exploring the History of Yakuza Tattoos

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Looking into the history of Yakuza tattoos gives you a rich and valuable understanding of the tradition and its meanings. The tattoos are designed to be a full body shield that includes intricate designs and has subtleties that are striking with the combination of tones and colors. The Shogun’s in the history of Japan is where the designs were prominent. Over the years the meaning has changed, but the powerful message has not.