Yakuza Shrine

It's illegal for the yakuza to show their tatoos in public. Except for today.


Yeah they're bloodthirst gangsters but... this was still pretty cool.

  • seahorsetamer 8y

    What was this festival for exactly? How come the Yakuza duds got to be paraded around?
  • Colin and Sarah Northway 8y

    It's the Snaja festival in Asakusa Tokyo.

    I don't know why the yakuza are allowed to show off their tats.
  • abej2004 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Abe's Bad Boys, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.
  • کراچی برنامج No Real Name Given AKA دانلود سكس 7y

    are they forbidden by law or by Yakuza codes?
  • Scott Hensley 7y

    Very cool shot. We used it to illustrate a post on our blog about some alleged Yakuza members who got liver transplants at UCLA. Thanks! We gave credit to you and provided a link back to this page. If you're interested in our post, you can see it here: blogs.wsj.com/health/2008/05/30/liver-damage-scare-organs...
  • mousler 7y

    hi my name is Mauricio Silva Im a art director , im writing you from Bogota Colombia, im very interested in using you picture in a local publication, Since your picture is under the creative common license I hope we could make a deal. We´re in a little hurry, let me know if your´re interested by flickrmail or here matamorosis@hotmail.com Thanx and ill be waiting for your answer
  • mousler 7y

    one more thing, I need it in a high resolution, at least A3 at 300dpi.
  • Yoso Tattoo Japanese Tattoo 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Yakuza Spirit, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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