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Japanese Kanji for Tattoos

Here we present a number of Kanji symbols which could be considered for tattoos or for other less invasive decorating purposes. Before getting an actual tattoo, please research and consider all the pros and cons of such an action.
The Kanji are presented in two columns. The first is the block script, while the other is a semi-cursive used sometimes in calligraphy.

block script
semi-cursive script

Power - Chikara

Zen - Zen

Dragon - Ryuu

Tiger - Tora

Samurai - Samurai

Water - Mizu

Fire - Hi

Flower - Hana

Love - Ai

Three - san


Passion - jounetsu


Desire - yokubou




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