WATCH: This 73-year-old is Japan's greatest full-body tattoo artist

2019-07-22 19:00
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If you're thinking of getting a full-body tattoo, maybe you should head to Japan for the best of the best.

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Despite some of the taboos that exist around tattoos in Japan, Horiyoshi III has decades of tattooing under his belt, cementing a legendary legacy at the age of 73. 

He is based in the city of Yokohama and there's about a five to six-month waiting list for an appointment - but you can also check out his artwork at the Yokohama Tattoo Museum that Horiyoshi has personally curated and is managed by his wife. 

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