Do you want to get a kanji tattoo? It’s cool! But be careful! I see so many Kanji Tattoo sample pictures online and sadly most of them are wrong.

Well, today, I’ll answer the question from a follower! It’s about a Japanese kanji tattoo on an Anime character’s head. Thank you for being patient!

What does this Kanji Tattoo mean? He is a bad guy in Ep.281 of “Fairy Tale”.

Thank you for the question! And I appreciate the pictures so much! They make my job way easier.(*´Д`)v

Meaning of the Kanji Tattoo in “Fairy Tail”

OK. Natsu, Lucy, and Happy got captured and they are in the prison.

Here is the bad guy in the next picture. I see there is the kanji tattoo “抹茶” on his forehead.

The guy says that the tattoo artist told him this kanji word means “Zeref”. But as Lucy explained, it must be pronounced “Matcha” and it’s nothing to do with Zeref! Σ(・ω・ノ)ノ

Matcha is a type of green tea powder. Japanese people call ONLY grinded Tencha(碾茶) leaves so. We can make foamy tea with it.

Matcha and tools

He is a poor tattoo customer. However, in this case, this is not so bad for him. Because obviously he is a tea person.

He says “お茶 (ocha: tea)” at the end of the sentences when he talks. And even his back says “ちゃ (cha)”! 抹茶 on the forehead is good for him! I think.(+_+)

Anyway, I strongly recommend you to talk to real Japanese people before you get a Japanese kanji tattoo!!!!


Today’s Kanji Shirt is “Never Give Up”! Until Natsu can stop Zeref, he never give up!

If you want to know the meanings of any Japanese kanji that you don’t see English subs for in a particular animation or live action movie, tell me “Name of the Show”, “Season and Episode #” and “the Exact Moment (Minute: Second) if it’s available”!

If it’s just Japanese kanji that you see around you, like a shop sign or a tattoo, you can send me the photo as long as you are allowed to take picture of it.

I can’t promise to reply to everyone but I’ll try my best!

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