Horicho II (the second), tattooing a 20 year old client using a steel rod with fine needles on the end. His client reclines as the tattooing work continues for several hours. A famed Japanese tattoo artist Horicho II usually works in tebori ('hand carving') style. After 10 years as an apprentice with the master Horicho I, he took over as his successor and inherited his name. 30% of his clients are Yakuza, the Japanese gangsters, but the majority are the general public.