The art of tattooing in Japanese is called as Irezumi and is a process of insertion of the ink on various parts under the skin. The purpose of tattooing in the earlier days as extended to the spiritual as well as decorative purposes. Today the art of tattooing is more of style. In general Japanese tattoo arts include the dragons, Koi themes, deities and lot more with extremely brilliant colours. Often the traditional Japanese tattoos include symbols in the Japanese script and lot more varied themes.
In few places this practice of tattooing is used as a punishment but in most parts of the modern Japan these Japanese tattoo arts can be considered to restore the traditional Japanese culture to the west. Tattooing has been popular and is also gaining popularity in modern Japan. In order to get a tattoo one should be careful enough to choose an artist creating it, kind of ink used and also the region of the body they choose. Tattoo design should also be chosen with immense care as they leave a permanent coloration below the skin.
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