Have you ever heard about the Yakuza tattoo culture? More popularly known as Irezumi, the Yakuza tattoo culture is associated with Japanese history. However, its impact on the whole world is in the form of sacred art. The Bokken tattoo was given as punishment to prisoners. By the Japanese king in medieval times. Which would differentiate them from ordinary civilians. However, the Yakuza tattoo art has evolved with time because the tattoos once considered punishment is deemed an only one of its kind form art in modern times. In this article, we have presented you with an array of Yakuza tattoo design options you can look into before choosing one for yourself.
The Yakuza tattoos are gaining popularity again, though the government banned them in the mid-20th century. But go through the tattoo list yourself before getting a tattoo to be on the safer side. Japanese culture is essential to cherry blossoms because they symbolize life and transient nature. These flowers get scattered by wind and rain and vanish from the earth once they fall from the tree. This yakuza shoulder tattoo has a cherry blossom with a snake which can be suitable for men and women with modifications of your choice. In Japanese folklore, snakes are associated with earth’s power, prophecy and wisdom. The use of natural colours for the tattoo makes it even more realistic.