Japanese Hannya Tattoos: Origins, Meanings & Ideas TatRing

Jan 06, 2020 · In Japanese culture, the snake represents good luck and protection. In Ancient Japanese culture, the snake represented immortality. Hence, a snake Hannya mask tattoo could be a symbol of good luck, or it could mean that the wearer's rage will never die. Skull: The skull is a positive representation of the life cycle. It is usually used to honor ...…

Japanese Frog Tattoos: – All Things Tattoo

Dec 15, 2017 · Frogs are a common subject in Japanese irezumi. These frogs are often seen holding leaves, instruments, food, or other household items. They are also often dressed as samurai; katana and all. Frog with its own irezumi, wielding a meat cleaver. Done by Alex Henderson at Speakeasy Tattoo. Another frog by Alex Henderson, directly influenced by……

16 Beautiful Yakuza Tattoos and Their Symbolic Meaning

The tattoo culture of the yakuza evolved in protest to this branding. The meaning of yakuza tattoos are usually related to imagery and symbolism in Japanese art, culture, and religion. The full body suit tattoo, in particular, is a product of yakuza culture. In the past, it was obligatory in many yakuza clans for members to get tattoos.…

Fanciful Japanese Toad Tattoos by Makoto Ohmatsu Tattoodo

Apr 29, 2019 · Classic Japanese imagery and designs are ever present in tattooing, the versatility and creativity they offer is just unbeatable and an artist taking great advantage of this is Makoto Ohmatsu. Based in Japan, Ohmatsu has a traditional Japanese look to their tattooing but really takes it up a notch with these rad toad tattoos. Giving the ...…