Got ink? Tattooing the Tebori Way

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The word tebori (手彫り), literally “hand carving” describes the technique of tattooing by hand which first arose during the Edo period. There are still tattoo artists (彫師, horishi) that practice tebori today, but … [Read more...]

Japanese Sunday News #39

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Every Sunday we gather the week's weird and interesting Japanese news and present it to you in our Sunday News column. It might not always be hard-hitting news, but we hope that it still informs and entertains you. … [Read more...]