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29 Dec

Japanese Tribal Tattoo, Jomon Tattoo

Juju Kurihara Culture, History, Vocabulary Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

Japanese tattoo is well-known because of Yakuza films. But there are also tribal tattoos that have been a tradition of Ainu and Ryukyuan people. The patterns are very similar to the ones seen in Taiwan, Philippines or Polynesia. Why tribal tattoos are not so common in Japan and how did it arrive there?

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