Japan’s tattoo problem is about to get messy with the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

//Japan’s tattoo problem is about to get messy with the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Japan’s tattoo problem is about to get messy with the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

As someone who has close to two dozen tattoos, I’m well aware of the issue surrounding body art. Odd looks, double takes and mothers pulling their wide-eyed children away from me happen on a regular basis.Dating back centuries, its association with gangs such as the Hell’s Angels, the triads and countless other factions has remained linked to the practice right up to the end of the 20th century.Part of me gets it, but in 2019, part of me thinks the idea of tattoos being stigmatised and…

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