Yakuza family portrait This is not a Yakuza family - it’s a tattoo club. Horiyoshi III (front row, from left) quit the Yakuza when he was much younger than he is in this photo. Not all heavily tattooed Japanese people are criminals
The Economist: Japan's Yakuza: Inside the syndicate - In 2011 a Belgian photographer was allowed entry into one of Japan’s Yakuza families. Over two years, he captured the lives of those living in the underworld.
People display their tattoos during the third Sydney Tattoo and Body Art Expo on March The expo, billed as the largest tattoo convention in the Southern Hemisphere, has over 320 tattoo artists including 110 internationals and over 60 retail vendors.