Apr 28, 2022

Ukiyo-e Part 1 – the floating world

  “Because they fall we love them – the cherry blossoms. In this floating world, does anything endure?” – Ariwara no...

Mar 28, 2022

Japan's colorful history of tattooing

Japanese tattoos are famous throughout the world. They are much sought after by collectors and are lauded for their s...

Feb 28, 2022

The tattooed firefighters of Edo

The Flowers of Edo… that’s how the resident of Edo (now Tokyo) used to describe the fires which ravaged the city. And...

Jan 24, 2022

Horiyoshi III

Following the sell-out success of our collaboration with tattoo legend Horiyoshi III – Scrolls, we’re releasing a fo...

Nov 24, 2021

Tattoos used to be dangerous

Traditionally worn by sailors and criminals, often marking big accomplishments, like getting an anchor tattoo for cro...

Sep 2, 2021

Kintaro Publishing tours Italy

Rotterdam, The Netherlands - The renowned tattoo art publishing house will visit 11 Italian cities in 19 days to reco...

May 14, 2021

The Rise of the Independent Publisher – Celebrating the Small Press Movement

When it comes to bookselling, one retail giant dominates the market – and that’s Amazon. However, if you start browsi...

Oct 22, 2020

Munken Paper – What it is and Why it Matters

In the world of publishing, not all books are created equal. Paper quality can make or break a published work, and th...

Aug 4, 2020

New Tattoo Books, Traditional Publishing, and Japanese Woodblock Prints

The world is finally emerging from COVID-19, and so too are Kintaro Publishing! We’ve been getting busy again; though...

Jun 29, 2020

Kintaro's Latest Round-Up – COVID-19, Discounts, Conventions and More

2020 has certainly been the year that nobody saw coming – and this was especially true for publishers. The COVID-19 p...

Feb 14, 2020

Giclée Printing – Everything You Need to Know

Giclée Printing – Everything You Need to Know Not all print-making is created equal. There are various printing techn...

Nov 3, 2019

Yasuke: The African Samurai in Japan

Yasuke: The African Samurai in Japan The story of Yasuke, a black slave who rosed above all odds to the rank of a sam...
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