Kabuki is a type of Japanese theater, where only men perform, playing any kind of role, even female ones. It is a very beautiful show, known for the stylization of the drama and the make-up used by its actors.

The name kabuki comes from the union of three ideograms: singing (ka), dance (bu), and skill (ki), often translated as "the art of singing and dancing. Since 2008, it has been part of the representative list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Today in Japan, kabuki is still present, being the most popular of the traditional Japanese drama styles.

His extravagant makeup style, known as kKumadori, is commonly used in historical plays. There are many styles similar to masks, in which the colors and shapes symbolize aspects of the characters' personalities. Red details are associated with ?good? and are used to symbolize virtue, passion, or superhuman powers. Blue details are associated with bad things, symbolizing negative traits such as envy or fear.

The actors' faces are always made up with very strong expressions, which can represent various emotions. In tattoos, it is common to see the representation of emotions such as: jealousy, anger, resentment, evil, love, passion, luck, wisdom, and sad memories.

 Meaning of Kabuki Tattoo:

  • Love for the theater
  • Japanese Culture
  • Drama
  • Expressions
  • Emotions
  • Positivity and negativity
  • Virtues and flaws
  • Makeup
  • Personality
  • Art
  • Cultural heritage

See some images of Kabuki tattoos:

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