Why are Japanese people afraid of tattoos?

I have always liked tattoo artwork. My father is covered. I have always kind of wanted one and it’s been in the back of my mind. Problems. 1. I’m awful with pain 2. I always rush into things. 3. MY HUSBAND IS JAPANESE. I know that Japanese people associate tattoos with the yakuza. However times are changing,... show more I have always liked tattoo artwork. My father is covered. I have always kind of wanted one and it’s been in the back of my mind. Problems.
1. I’m awful with pain
2. I always rush into things.
3. MY HUSBAND IS JAPANESE.

I know that Japanese people associate tattoos with the yakuza. However times are changing, but people still seem physically threatened by the sight of a tattoo.
If you have some advice I would appreciate it. Thank you.
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