tattoos in Japan

Tokyo hot spring allows guests with tattoos to bathe… with some very odd restrictions

Progress! …kind of?

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Big win for tattoo artists: Japan’s Supreme Court rules medical licenses aren’t necessary

After three years of deliberation, the highest court in Japan has decided.

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Japanese lawyer comments on legality of tattoo ban at hot springs, netizens share thoughts too

Are tattoo bans at onsen a relic of the past or part of Japanese culture?

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Popular Japanese celebrity tattoos his family’s names on his arms, gets blasted by netizens

The overwhelming wave of criticism left model and singer Ryuchell shocked and hurt enough to make a response post. 

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