Shoko Tendo reveals her Yakuza style tattoos, as she holds her 2 year old daughter Komachi (named after an Edo period poet), in the house of her sister Maki, in Honjo near Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Sept. 1st, 2007. Shoko Tendo, daughter of Yakuza boss Hiroyasu Tendo (now deceased) has written an autobiographical book - 'Yakuza Moon',  describing her life growing up with a Yakuza criminal boss for a father, of her addiction to drugs, and the failed, and often violent sexual relationships she had with men. Shoko Tendo has a body covered in Yakuza style tattoos, including a large depiction of the Muromachi-period courtesan Jigoku Dayu (with a dagger clenched in her teeth), on her back. Shoko Tendo now lives in Tokyo with her 2 year old daughter Komachi. (image by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert)
Shoko Tendo reveals her Yakuza style tattoos, as she holds her 2 year old daughter Komachi (named after an Edo period poet), in the house of her sister Maki, in Honjo near Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Sept. 1st, 2007. Shoko Tendo, daughter of Yakuza boss Hiroyasu Tendo (now deceased) has written an autobiographical book - 'Yakuza Moon', describing her life growing up with a Yakuza criminal boss for a father, of her addiction to drugs, and the failed, and often violent sexual relationships she had with men. Shoko Tendo has a body covered in Yakuza style tattoos, including a large depiction of the Muromachi-period courtesan Jigoku Dayu (with a dagger clenched in her teeth), on her back. Shoko Tendo now lives in Tokyo with her 2 year old daughter Komachi.
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