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The history of Yakuza tattoos

Tattoo5 has posted a detailed history of Yakuza tattoos, including an interesting timeline. Later in the 8th century, the oldest book of classical Japanese history – the Nohon Shoki, relates the story of the Emperor punishing a traitor by having his face tattooed. The Japanese had, by this time, come under the