Dec 28, 2009
The most typical feature of the Japanese tattoo is whole body image.
These legendary characters images are taken from history or mythology, it also performans unique characteristics of traditional Japanese tattoo art in today’s world. The hygiene management in Japanese formal tattoo studio,tools are one-time, including tattoo needle and tattoo pigment, etc. Other equipments are also disinfection & high-temperature and high-pressure steam killing bacteria. According to Tattoo designs, the number of operations is different, so a complete tattoo has to go through multiple operations.
Yoshihito Nakano is a well-known Japanese tattoo master. According to rumors, he belongs to Japanese underworld groups "Yamaguchi-gumi", Who knows if the rumor is real. The most important is that his work is unique and original, it can be said that every detail is classic. Yoshihito Nakano is the chairman of Japan Federation of Tattoo, but also the world’s famous tattoo master and the curator of world’s first tattoo museum. His tattoo museum collects 12 tattoos of human skin. Born in 1946,he is the second man to be known as honorific title of the tattoo master- the prefix "Hori" before the name, which means carving. Horiyoshi’s studio in Yokohama, all of the tattoos were completed by his skilled hands, he does not rely on any auxiliary electric equipment. His works are also limited to those traditional themes. His customers aren’t just limited to gang leaders, many people wanna pay 20,000 U.S. dollars for his masterpiece – full-body tattoo. Even if spend a few hours a week, to complete such a tattoo also need two years. It seems even the tattoo is a art of pain, but people have completely obsessed with them.