Japanese Hannya Tattoos: Origins, Meanings & Ideas TatRing

Jan 06, 2020 · In Japanese folklore, the Oni punishes people by spreading disease. This may explain why the Hannya mask tattoo is popular among yakuza gang members as they often punish their enemies. Wisdom: Because the word Hannya is a Japanese term for "wisdom," hannya mask tattoos are a reminder to the wearer to be prudent in their romantic relationships.…

Tattoo Idea: 27 Japanese Hannya Tattoo Styles from ...

Jul 31, 2017 · The hannya mask has historically been an extremely popular Japanese tattoo design, and there is good reason why it looks so demonic. The hannya (?? han-nya) originates from stories told in traditional Japanese theater and is perhaps the most recognizable mask in Noh, a style of traditional Japanese theater comprised of music and dancing.It can also be seen being used in other styles of ...…