25 Captivating Japanese Sleeve Tattoos

Japanese mythology fascinates both tattoo enthusiasts and artists because of its complex and striking concepts. Japanese tattoos are filled with vivid colors, mystic characters and exotic themes. Here we have listed down amazing Japanese tattoo sleeves.

Including captivating characters like dragon, Koi fish, Geishas and Samurais, Japanese tattoo sleeves offer numerous design options. It will give you a chance to wear a tattoo with utmost intricate details and a lot of colors. Apart from these magical figures, Japanese sleeve may include beautiful floral pieces like cherry blossom and lotuses. You must be well convinced about your decision of tattooing a Japanese sleeve, because it will leaves a most prominent impact on your body forever, which would not be easy to hide later with a cover-up.

If you liked our selection, perhaps these other posts will interest you too, Rib Cage Tattoos, Serenity Prayer Tattoos, Shoulder Blade Tattoos, and Music Note Tattoos.

Japanese Sleeve Tattoo

Laden in beautiful red impact, it is a spectacular Japanese sleeve.

japanese sleeve tattoo

Japanese Sleeve Tattoo

Japanese Demon Mask Tattoo

Demon mask sleeve with wonderful detailing creating that anguishes expression.

japanese demon mask tattoo

Japanese Demon Mask Tattoo

Colorful Koi Fish Sleeve

Koi tattoo with utter meticulous details and colors making up a striking sleeve piece.

colorful koi fish

Colorful Koi Fish Sleeve

Sleeve Tattoo Demon

Faboulous black and grey shading on the Japanese demon mask tattoo.

sleeve tattoo demon

Sleeve Tattoo Demon

Koi Tattoo Sleeve Buddha

Vibrant Koi fish tattoo with great use of orange shade and lovely purple flower enhancing it.

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Koi Tattoo Sleeve Buddha

Japanese Dragon

Japanese dragon tattoo with intriguing fiery expression and details. The black background is accentuating the colors to come out more vivaciously.

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Japanese Dragon

Japanese Arm Sleeve Ready

Super dragon in green, lovely blue Koi and a whole spectrum of colors.

japanese arm sleeve ready

Japanese Arm Sleeve Ready

Dragon Japanese Sleeve

Amazing full arm dragon tattoo, which also reaches chest, displays excellent black shading treatment.

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Dragon Japanese Sleeve

Japanese Dragon Tattoo

Too complex to spot the dragon face at bottom in first look, it is a mind boggling piece.

japanese dragon tattoo

Japanese Dragon Tattoo

Coy Fish

Sweet black Coy fish tattoo sleeve in memory of a loved one.

coy fish

Coy Fish

Sleeve Tattoo

Dynamic Japanese sleeve with a lot of colors and character like dragon coy colors and a Pegasus, the flying horse.

sleeve tattoo

Sleeve Tattoo

Dragon Vs Octopus

Unique sleeve representing duel between dragon and octopus. Will the eight-legged creature defeat the mighty dragon.

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Dragon Vs Octopus

Kiyohime the Serpent Woman

Dreadful Kiyohime, the Serpent Woman on sleeve with her devilish aura in the background colors.

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Kiyohime the Serpent Woman

Japanese Half Sleeve

Mystic sleeve piece with human hand holding a weapon and devilish characters.

japanese half sleeve

Japanese Half Sleeve

Koi Sleeve

Deep dark Koi fish swimming deep down in the ocean.

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Koi Sleeve

Tatoo Koi Foo Dog Buddha

Black Koi fish sleeve combined with Foo Dog Buddha on chest.

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Tatoo Koi Foo Dog Buddha

Red Japanese Style Dragon

Red Dragon showing up his dangerous claws and teeth. It seems he will kill to death whoever comes in his way.

red japanese style dragon

Red Japanese Style Dragon

Koi Half Sleeve

Very artistic details rendered on black Koi fish sleeve tattoo with blue flowers and water droplets.

koi half sleeve

Koi Half Sleeve

Traditional Japanese Wolf

Traditional Japanese Wolf tattoo with cherry blossom, waves and clouds in the background.

traditional japanese wolf tattoo

Traditional Japanese Wolf

Japanese Samurai Tattoo

Colorful angry Samurai wearing majestic blue robe, which is giving it an attractive look.

japanese samurai tattoo

Japanese Samurai Tattoo

Koi Detail

Awesome effect on Koi, which is all shaded in black but colored fins and background are creating a striking look for the tattoo.

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Koi Detail

Awesome Dude

Skull piece with flowers on sleeve. The tattoo shows great work with black and grey.

awesome dude

Awesome Dude

Japanese Geisha

Beautiful geisha girl sleeve, which displays mystic Japanese beauty and traditional styling culture.

japanese geisha

Japanese Geisha

Samurai Sleeve

Brave Samurai on racing horse. It is yet another fantastic Japanese concept sleeve.

samurai sleeve

Samurai Sleeve

Japanese Dragon

Tribal Japanese dragon on sleeve, shoulder and chest.

japanese dragon

Japanese Dragon

2 Responses to “25 Captivating Japanese Sleeve Tattoos”
  1. bruce grahame June 28, 2012
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