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11 Fierce Katana Tattoos

Asian culture is always a big go on the tattoo world, but the Katanas are the coolest!

pedrokoeler in Tattoo Ideas

"The sword is the soul of the Samurai" said Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first reported Shogun in Japanese military history. The phrase emphases the importance of the weapon that from the 17th century to moderns times has been the most important one in Japan, still today it is looked upon as the most elegant weapon for the cultured ones! 

With such importance it seems only obvious that when inking one of these, you should look for the best, and understand the significance of what you are adopting in your tattoo collection. Here are 11 katana designs for you to take a look!

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Stuck in the ground! by @body_mods_by_dave katanatattoo
Stuck in the ground! by @body_mods_by_dave #katanatattoo
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Holstered and ready by @hermitone_ katanatattoo
Holstered and ready by @hermitone_ #katanatattoo
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The wrapped dragon design by @paoloawaketattoo
The wrapped dragon design by @paoloawaketattoo
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Cutting though by Alexandra Noemie Denis-Gilber katanatattoo
Cutting though by Alexandra Noemie Denis-Gilber #katanatattoo

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Another fierce wrapped dragon by Alixandra Bamford katanatattoo alixandrabamford
Another fierce wrapped dragon by Alixandra Bamford #katanatattoo #alixandrabamford
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Beautiful black and grey Katana with the blue detail by Bianco Dok13 katanatattoo biancodok13
Beautiful black and grey Katana with the blue detail by Bianco Dok13 #katanatattoo #biancodok13
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Progress on this big back piece by Eme García katanatattoo emegarcia
Progress on this big back piece by Eme García #katanatattoo #emegarcia
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Dragon head with the half Katana by Leandro Galvan katanatattoo dragon leandrogalvan
Dragon head with the half Katana by Leandro Galvan #katanatattoo #dragon #leandrogalvan
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Black and grey Katana breaking in the skin, wrapped by the dragon! by Samuel Pujades katanatattoo dragon samuealpujades
Black and grey Katana breaking in the skin, wrapped by the dragon! by Samuel Pujades #katanatattoo #dragon #samuealpujades
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Amazing Katana stuck in the skulls by Scott Rowlands katanatattoo skull scottrowlands
Amazing Katana stuck in the skulls by Scott Rowlands #katanatattoo #skull #scottrowlands

Still in the warrior mood? check this out: 

The Ink Armory: Badass Weapon Tattoos

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