Amazing Japanese Tattoo Designs

Japanese Tattoos can seem to be rare for their strange characters, while it is not true so much, as there are lots of Japanese pictures and symbols that are favorite among other nations as well.
To our surprise, Japanese Tattoo Art was all about handmade stuff. Machines came in very late to the Japanese Tattoo scene. These tattoos are mostly applied on the entire leg or arm, or on the whole body and are common among both genders. Compared with western tattoo designs, which lacks of detailed work, Japanese tattoos include many details and you should look very attentively in order to see the whole nuances.

japanese tattoos

Here we will tell you the important factors about Japanese tattoos designs and what they mean. So before doing it, choose the most cool meaningful Japanese tattoo from the following list.

Japanese tattoo designs are very popular with body art lovers, who are brave to cover their body parts with these symbolic Japanese tattoos. So, after all who can resist the dragon motif or the colorful Koi or the Kanji design?

The Dragon: Who can resist a dragon? As it is the bravest hero of many legends.
If you want at dragon tattoo, you can make it colorful and mystical. Many males are very proud to show off their creative and strong dragon tattoos.

Japanese dragon tattoo

Japanese dragon tattoo

dragon tattoo on back

Koi: This freshwater fish is another traditional Japanese character. It is shiny seems to be jeweled. This fish has always been considered to be a living piece of art and a great inspiration for tattoo art. The koi fish has a powerful and energetic life force and an ability to swim against currents. It symbolizes courage, longevity and success.

Japanese Koi tattoo

Japanese Koi tattoo

koi tattoo design
Kanji: This is the lettering to write in Japanese. Kanji is used in the tattoo art for more original and meaningful tattoos phrases. They are both aesthetical and mysterious. Sometimes you can see these phrases combined with other prints or pictures, which makes a real Japanese image.

kanji tattoo idea on rib

Japanese kanji tattoo

Japanese kanji tattoo

Wave tattoos: The Japanese were once considered to be tidal wave killers, who were fighting against powerful sea waves and have gained a “thriving nation” title.Wave tattoos will show the strength of nature and can be a motivation for you to survive and reach goals in your life.

wave japanese tattoo

Japanese wave tattoo idea

Japanese wave tattoo idea

wave tattoo design

Cherry Blossom Tattoos: Cherry Blossoms or Sakura are the symbol of life. These beautiful trees unfortunately have short bloom, then the blossom falls to the ground and is blown away by wind. Sometimes, they can be used to celebrate life after illness or to honor a lost love. By the way, they look very artistic and beautiful with the subtle pink color.

Sakura blossom tattoo

Sakura blossom tattoo

sakura tree tattoo

Other pictures of Japanese culture tattoos are here:

colorful japanese tattoo

japanese tattoo ornament

Tribal japanese tattoo

Tribal japanese tattoo

 geisha tattoo design

Geisha tattoo design

japanese tattoo art

Japanese tattoo art

Japanese tattoo art

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