Horihide 2

28 years ago, Horihide 2 started tattooing as an apprentice under a traditional Japanese “irezumi” master. He continued to develop his skills at tattoo shops overseas, where he added western-style tattooing to his reportoire. Horihide 2 is an expert in a wide range of styles and can turn your ideas into a beautiful work of art you will treasure forever.
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1970
Born in Aichi, Japan
1993
Began studying "Irezumi" design
1995
Apprenticed under Horihide (Horishige 2 Bunke) and began learning traditional Japanese "Irezumi" from Horihide and Horishige 2
1998
Left the Horihide Ichimon to study authentic western-style tattooing, which were becoming increasingly popular at the time. Gained work experience in various studios in Japan and overseas
2008
Worked at Five Star Tattoo in Australia
2009
Returned to Japan upon the death of Horishige 2. Resumed his apprenticeship under Horihide
2011
Chosen as successor to Horihide and given the name "Horihide 2"
2015
Established Good Times Ink
2019
Relocated to current open studio in America Mura in central Osaka

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One of her specialties is color work, and she creates original tattoos with a great sense of style.
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Horihiyu

Horihiyu is a tattoo artist from Okayama Prefecture. He has traveled around the world since he was young, and creates unique designs from the unique sensibility and inspiration he has cultivated through his travels. He also has the ability to concentrate on very detailed tattoos.
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Horisho

Inspired by Mr. Taiki, a previous regular artist at Good Times Ink, he frequented our studio as a customer for about two years before deciding to pursue his passion to become a tattoo artist. After going through a rigorous apprenticeship at Good Times Ink, he proudly made his professional debut.

Having been bestowed his name by Mr. Taiki himself, he is an artist whose future contributions are eagerly anticipated by all.
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Horitaka

During his 20 years as a professional tattoo artist, Horitaka has been active in the international and domestic convention scene. He is an all-rounder with a special emphasis on Japanese-style tattoos. He has been a part of the Good Times Ink family since the end of 2019.
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Horitada

Horitada is a tattoo artist with a 15-year career and a deep love for traditional Japanese tattooing. He is skilled in very beautiful and delicate tattooing as well. He specializes in both machine tattooing and tebori style, and can handle a wide range of tattoo genres. He has been a member of Good Times Ink since June 2023 and also runs his own studio in Nara.
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Yusin

Yusin has been working as a tattoo artist for 12 years and opened his own studio, UNTIVE, in Kita-Umeda in 2018. He joined Good Times Ink in August 2022.
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Toshiki

He skillfully works with a diverse range of tattoo genres from traditional to realistic. He is also active at the UNTIVE tattoo studio in Kita-Umeda. Since joining Good Times Ink in November 2023, his unique sensibility and skills are expected to bring him even more success in the future.
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