The red-crowned crane is a bird of great importance in East Asian cultures as a...
The common Japanese motif of the “Fudō Myōō” (lit. the immovable wisdom king, an on’yomi...
Japan’s Supreme Court has ruled that tattooing without a medical license is no longer a...
Tattoos have been around for well over five thousand years, and the practice of tattooing...
Let’s cut to the chase: there is no current definitive answer for how long one...
Most contemporary tattoo parlors use one of two different tattoo machines, neither of which have...
Tattooing is an artform that has consistently evolved over millennia to reflect the interests, beliefs,...
We’re all familiar with the reasons not to get a tattoo. Society likes to remind...
Public perception around the tattoo has changed a lot. While estimates to try and determine...
Old estimates suggest that about 17 percent of people who get a tattoo regret their...