8 Wise Okina Mask Tattoos

The oldest of all Japanese theater masks provides some cool inspiration for a tattoo!

21inkedd9 months ago in Tattoo Ideas

Okina tattoos are one of many awesome Japanese tattoos that never get old.

Noh is one of the major classic musical dramas performed in Japan and has been so for centuries. A key part of a Noh performance are the bold mask worn by the performers, and overtime these masks have become a staple design for Japanese tattoos. The oldest of the masks is called Okina and depicts an old man's face with a long white beard. Symbolizing wisdom, peace and safety the Okina mask also makes for one cool tattoo! 

Okina mask tattoos are best done in a bold traditional Japanese style that captures the energy and symbolism of the mask. Whether it's big or small Okina mask tattoos are a quirky design that will make a great talking point. Take a look at these Okina mask tattoo designs:

Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Japanese Mask Tattoo by @gasentat2 #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo
Okina Japanese Mask Tattoo by @gasentat2 #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Colorful Mask Tattoo by @jakoh1979 #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo
Okina Colorful Mask Tattoo by @jakoh1979 #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Mask Tattoo by Hori Tsugu #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #HoriTsugu
Okina Mask Tattoo by Hori Tsugu #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #HoriTsugu
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Mask on the chest by Marco Biondi #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #MarcoBiondi
Okina Mask on the chest by Marco Biondi #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #MarcoBiondi
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Mask Sleeve by Mariano Dannunzio #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #MarianoDannunzio #sleeve
Okina Mask Sleeve by Mariano Dannunzio #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #MarianoDannunzio #sleeve
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Funny Okina Mask Tattoo by Ian Hansen #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #IanHansen
Funny Okina Mask Tattoo by Ian Hansen #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #IanHansen
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Mask Tattoo, artist unknown #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo
Okina Mask Tattoo, artist unknown #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo
Robert DaviesFrom Tattoodo App
Okina Mask Tattoo by Tadasuke Homma #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #TadasukeHomma
Okina Mask Tattoo by Tadasuke Homma #OkinaMask #NohMask #Japanesetattoo #TadasukeHomma