Horiryu Tattoo

Horiryu Tattoo

Irezumi & Japanese Traditional Art

About Horiryu I

Before His Tattoo Career

Horiryu I had a vintage retail shop in Japan where most of his finds were from flea markets in USA.  He also designed most of his motorcycle/biker clothing being that he was a chopper builder and all of his creations were built in the back of his shop. 

Horiryu I Tattoo Career

Horiryu I has been tattooing since 1988 and was one of the few pioneers to own store front tattoo studios instead of the traditional private studio in Japan.  After much success in promoting his tattoo conventions in Japan, he embarked on a tour in North America and Europe where he accumulated many awards in tattoo body art contests. As a renowned artist who specializes in Irezumi and Traditional Japanese Art, Horiryu I still enjoys his craft and travels, but now mainly resides in Vancouver, Canada.  

Horiryu Tattoo Family

Founder of Horiryu Tattoo Family, Horiryu and his Family continue to tour the world to experience, explore and apply to the growth and preservation of Traditional and Contemporary Japanese Tattoo Art.


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Contact Horiryu I

Appointment Only

Please call the studio to set up a consultation with Horiryu I.  There is a non-refundable deposit to secure a tattoo appointment.

Strictly Tattoo Inc.

#2 3003 Kingsway, Vancouver, British Columbia V5R, Canada

(604) 558-1128



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