Japanese Tattoos

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Japanese style tattoos consist of images of Japanese folklore and Japanese nature.

Images generally include:

  • Koi fish
  • Dragons
  • Water and waves
  • Japanese flowers and trees (popularly lotus flowers and cherry blossum trees)
  • Geishas
  • Warriors
  • Temples

Japanese style tattoos are quite popular in Western Culture and are commonly spotted as arm sleeve tattoos. These tattoos can be lined in bold lines and have minimal colours, or can be seen in grey and black.