Changing Perceptions of Tattoos in Japan Stigma towards tattoos in Japan sounds pretty unpleasant, right? Artists being arrested, fear, gangsters, and banned from hot springs. It doesn’t sound possible for a country that has so strongly influenced tattoos as an art the world over. From the media, movies, surveys, and reports it seems as though the [...]
Tattoo Stigma in Japan and Its Origins It’s common knowledge to many that tattoos aren’t generally looked upon with favor in Japan. Mind you it would be a bit of a stretch to claim tattoo stigma doesn't exist abroad. Saying that inked skin doesn’t still carry some negative perceptions in the West doesn’t hold up. This [...]
We have decided to launch a tour for our artists. Our first destination? We will be coming to Canada. First Vancouver BC and then onto Toronto, Ontario. Look for more information soon!