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Is My Kanji Tattoo Correct? 2: Per aspera ad astra

Kanji tattoos look awesome. I really hope all the tattoo artists have the right reference! Today I’ll answer the question about a Japanese kanji tattoo. Other Questions on Japanese Kanji It’s supposed to mean a thing like “through issues to the stars” like the Latin NASA’s slogan “per aspera ad astra.” Umm, 星まで困難道で…? To be honest, I didn’t know the phrase “Per aspera ad astra.” (*´з`) Anyway, now I know and I can kind of get it what this tattoo tried to say. “Per aspera ad astra” in Japanese Language “Through hardships to the stars” can be translated into “困難を乗り越えて星の彼方へ.” This Japanese phrase makes sense very well. Anybody can understand …

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Before Getting A Tattoo: Let’s Choose the Right Kanji! 4

The people, who are good at observing, often notice the small differences between the same kanji symbols. Especially when you are getting a tattoo, you may want to know why there are the differences. Today I’ll share a question from a follower like this. I want to get “Lone Wolf” in Japanese kanji tattooed but I see two different versions that are extremely similar. Can you help me and let me know which one is accurate? I see! They are written in the 2 different fonts. Both of them are fine! If I would get the tattoo, I’ll pick B though. Because it looks more proper for me, and I like …

Before Getting A Tattoo: Let’s Choose the Right Kanji

Before Getting A Tattoo: Let’s Choose the Right Kanji! 3

Translating a metaphor may be difficult. Because sometimes it doesn’t make any sense when you translate it  literally in other language. How about this case? Let’s see the question from a follower. I was wondering if you could help me translate a phrase for a tattoo idea I have. The original phrase is “If you look for the light, you can often find it. If you look for the darkness, it is all you will ever see.” I’d like to get a small, personal tattoo summarizing the first half of that phrase — “Look for the light.” Google translates that to 光を探す. Ohhhh, that’s a nice phrase! I get that …

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Before Getting A Tattoo: Let’s Choose the Right Kanji! 2

Translating language is very tough. Even dictionaries say wrong sometimes. So, it’s tough decision to have a tattoo in foreign language.(@_@;) I got a question from a follower like this. I want to get the right Japanese Kanji for “arrogant god” in order to have a tattoo.  All I could really figure out so far was “傲慢な神” which google translate gave me. OK! Hmmm, if there were a Japanese arrogant god, I could translate the word to his name or something, but I couldn’t find any. Sorry! (+_+) Then, 傲慢な神 is the one. Good job, Google! This time, its translation is right! 傲慢(gouman):Arrogance 傲慢な(gouman-na):Arrogant 神(kami): God You might want to …

Before Getting A Tattoo: Let’s Choose the Right Kanji!

Hello, Kanji tattoo fans! We can check meanings of kanji online today, but it’s tough to choose the right one from dictionary. Plus, the sample designs online often have wrong translations. ((+_+)) Please be careful! Today, I’ll answer the question about a tattoo! (*’▽’)☆ The kanji is supposed to go on a wrist and be a reminder of “kindness” or to be kind to others. I have a few variations I found that have to do with “kindness”. Which are here: Thank you for contacting KansaiChick! OK, let me see…the top kanji 恩(on) means more like “the kindness that you received from others”. Then, the second one 恵(megumi) contains meanings …

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Before Getting Tattoo: Is This Meaning of Kanji Correct?

Kanji Tattoos are cool. But WAIT!! I strongly recommend that you make sure that your kanji is correct. Japanese language is super complicated and the info that you got could be a big misunderstanding. I’ve seen so many tragedies because of wrong info spread online. (-_-;) Well, I got a question about some kanji meanings from a follower who was researching kanji for the tattoo! I’m a tattoo artist. My friend wants to get “Warrior” and “Life” in Japanese kanji. But the kanji he showed me doesn’t seem to be right. Does this kanji mean “Warrior”? O M G ! Σ(・ω・ノ)ノ! I’m VERY glad he contacted me before the ink …

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Which Japanese kanji suits my Tattoo “Warrior”?

Kanji contains a lot of meanings. So, we can say one thing with many different ways. However, when people translate Japanese into English, they usually pick some words without explanations of the details. That’s why, some info get lost so easily. (+_+) Well, that’s inevitable. Therefore, I bet many people have hard time to choose the kanji from the list of translations on the dictionary. Even I look up the answer sometimes! Today, I share the question from a follower about this type of situation. Thank you for contacting KansaiChick!(*’▽’) I need to pick the right kanji “Warrior” for my tattoo. What I want it to signify is I have …

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Japanese Kanji: Is this translation “WARRIOR” right?

Kanji words look cool! Do you want to have a kanji tattoo? The most scary fact is…that even professional tattoo artists often have wrong references.(+_+) I don’t know who made the mistake first, but I see so many art sample images that have exactly same mistakes. Today, I’ll answer a question about the meanings of kanji word. Thank you very much for contacting me! I hope the person who got the kanji tattoo likes the image of it! Could you tell me what this means? Is this translation “Warrior” right? Well, yeah, “Warrior” is not wrong. 武者 is a type of warrior.(*’▽’) But if you ask Japanese people to translate …

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Meaning of the Kanji Tattoo in Ep: 281 “Fairy Tail”

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 …

The Meaning of the Makeup Symbol for “Monster Hunter World”

A New game is out! It’s called “Monster Hunter World”. Hunters catch big dinosaur-like monsters in the jungle. I love this spectacular atmosphere. However, creating a new character is always WORK! Then I already got a kanji question from a player who is working on his character! Thank you very much. What is this symbol of the Tattoo Makeup for “Monster Hunter World”? Thank you for the question and the photos! The Meaning of the Kanji Tattoo for “Monster Hunter World” You can see that Chinese-like or Japanese-like kanji symbol face tattoo in the “Makeup” section when you create your character. I think they designed this tattoo based on the …

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