Tebori 手彫り is a traditional Japanese tattooing technique (手= hand, 彫る= carve). Some time ago we mentioned that a new artist joined or team — Nishi does traditional Japanese designs (wabori) the way they were done in the old times. He makes his own tools and most designs are free-hand. Last Friday he did this traditional Japanese guardian lion (karajishi) paired with a peony. Tebori tattoos take longer than machine tattoos, but apparently they hurt less (according to people, who got tebori done). We offer assistance in English, so if you have any questions regarding getting a tebori tattoo at our studio — don’t hesitate to ask!