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Date: 04/26/12 08:50 AM

32 Responses to A Japanese Human Body Suit [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of i_love_anime
    i_love_anime Female 18-29
    206 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 8:52 am
    Link: A Japanese Human Body Suit - This is a Japanese human body suit being prepared for tanning. Anyone have more information on what this is used for?
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    muffalletta Male 18-29
    543 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 8:59 am
    I have some information. The Japanese are f#cking weird
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    dudeman1st Male 30-39
    1355 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:00 am
    Google is your friend.
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    swoop408 Male 18-29
    1755 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:07 am
    You posted a pic of some dragon suit and are asking us for info?? What is happening to the submissions?! dratin A....
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    TheLebowski Male 40-49
    93 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:10 am
    Looks like a tattooed human "hide" to me (Dead yakuza?)
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    blonc Male 30-39
    127 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:19 am
    Unless my info`s borked this is a case of the deceased having stated in his will that the tattoo artist should regain the artwork after he died. He might not have had to pay a fraction of the cost of the tattoo that way.
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    ShudBWorking Male 18-29
    86 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:20 am
    The caption is referring to the large tattoo on the skin, the large tattoo being the body suit. As to what or why he is holding it up or if that is human skin, I do not know.
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    justadiver Male 40-49
    49 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:24 am
    I believe the deceased donates their skin, so that their inkwork can be preserved after they die.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
    3901 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:38 am
    Yeah, I saw a show about the history of tattooing and the Japanese are know to have the tattooed skin of dead people with full body suits preserved and put on display like a painting.
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    AtheistAlien Male 30-39
    809 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:52 am
    The person this belonged to was probably in the Japanese mob. The Yakuza I think. It`s to show that they belong to the Yakuza and also to intimidate other people.
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    zeebeedee Male 50-59
    614 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 9:53 am
    Japanese version of sunscreen.

    SPF 2 million
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    Mantistador Male 18-29
    2200 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 10:01 am
    wait wait wait... im confused... is that human skin hes holding there?
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    Tiredofnicks Male 30-39
    5101 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 10:03 am
    We have a few of those here at the anthropological museum. Real human leather.
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    Mikeoxsbiggg Male 30-39
    1503 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 10:32 am
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    Reignblazer Male 18-29
    2334 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 10:37 am
    "I have some information. The Japanese are f#cking weird"

    I can confirm, this information is rock solid.
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    danagamer Male 30-39
    701 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 10:41 am
    fry it up and make pork cracklins, mmmmm.
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    BoredFrank Male 40-49
    2169 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 11:16 am
    Human skin, tentacle rape -- you never change, Japan. You stay just the way you are.
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    ssalty Male 60-69
    228 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 11:20 am
    Clarice knows.
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    orgel54 Male 18-29
    5 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 11:36 am
    It is sometimes customary to keep the skin after a deceased if they had japanese art (full body tattoos) on them. Family members can then frame the skin.. or whatever.

    No kidding.
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    wake_n_bake Male 18-29
    663 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 11:58 am
    Orgel hit the nail on the head. Gang members were also particularly keen on preserving the deceased skin because their tattoos were so important to them.
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 12:49 pm
    It`s their tradition so...
  22. Profile photo of patchgrabber
    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 1:29 pm
    It rubs the lotion on its skin, or else it gets the hose again. It does this whenever it`s told.
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    Procyon19 Male 30-39
    4 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 1:31 pm
    It puts the lotion on its skin, or it gets the hose again!
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    Hedkwab Male 18-29
    340 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 1:44 pm
    Orgel is right, however I`ve heard stories of tattoos being removed all over the world for their artistic value (to be sold cold-heartedly for cash, of course)
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    Selous Male 30-39
    1197 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 1:56 pm
    that is drated up
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    icaruschild Female 18-29
    50 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 4:19 pm
    I remember a film - I think it was called `The Pillow Book` that dealt with this topic...
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    JuggaloReign Male 18-29
    55 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 5:00 pm
    Really? No one got it right yet? Yay, I get to be the smart one today! What this is is a yakuza body suit. Full body tattoos are illegal in japan and many public places ban tattoos completely due to their overwhelming gang affiliation (bath houses, restaurants, ect...) This is a medical school. They are paying yakuza members to donate their bodies to medical science so that they may preserve these works of art and display them. No, there is no Japanese custom to keep your dead relative`s skin framed in you living room. Where everyone got that from I have no clue. The Japanese are f`ing weird, but not that weird.
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    mon360 Male 13-17
    735 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 7:29 pm
    That picture looks like it`s from the 70s (or 60s, i`m not really good with dating stuff (i`m so alone))
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    April 26, 2012 at 8:25 pm
    Well, considering the gorgeous artwork of Yakuza tattoos...and the fair likelihood the subject would die young when they`re all still pretty...I`m frankly not surprised.

    I mean, think about it this way. We cover stuff in dead animal skin all the time. Why not preserve some of this artwork?
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    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    April 27, 2012 at 2:28 am
    @JuggaloReign: I disagree, the Japanese are weirder than you describe haha
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    mackin Male 30-39
    210 posts
    April 27, 2012 at 5:11 pm
    JuggaloReign is not only right, but he`s so right that my prejudice against Juggalos has been checked. Well played, sir.
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    simpletools Male 40-49
    50 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 8:45 pm
    @ JuggaloReign - How is what you just described not weird?

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