73 Hunter X Hunter Tattoo Ideas
Author Yoshihiro Togashi created the hit manga series Hunter x Hunter because he liked to collect objects as a hobby. For body art collectors Hunter x Hunter tattoos make for extremely interesting ink designs.
In Togashi’s series, Hunters are licensed, skilled individuals that track down secret treasures, rare creatures, and other individuals. Hunter x Hunter started as a Manga series before becoming even more popular as anime television. It has run on and off since 1998 and been a crossover hit in the USA and Japan.
Hunter x Hunter focuses on the youngster Gon Freeccs and his friends. Gon is trying to become a hunter and track down his father Ging, a legendary Hunter whom he thought had died, while also introducing a wildly eclectic group of side characters and antagonists, as only classical anime can.
Read on for 73 of the best manga and anime tattoo images referencing Hunter x Hunter. Toward the end of this gallery you’ll find relevant FAQs relating to the manga and show that may help you focus on the best new tattoo idea you’d like to take to your tattoo artist.
1. Heavy Black Tattoos
2. Manga Panel Tattoo Designs
3. Anime and Manga Arm Tattoos
4. Chrollo Lucilfer Tattoos
5. Gon Freecss Best Tattoo Designs
6. Hisoka Morow Anime Tattoos
7. Isaac Netero Tattoo Art
8. Killua Zoldyck Tattoos
9. Anime/Manga Leg Tattoos
10. Black And Gray Tattoo Concepts
Hunter x Hunter Tattoo FAQs
Why is Hunter x Hunter a popular tattoo choice?
Hunter x Hunter is a popular tattoo choice because of its crossover success in Japan – whose tattoos are evolving beyond Yakuza stereotypes – and the USA, where personal tattoo design focuses a lot on entertainment such as cartoon, anime, and manga.
The series also has an interesting plot where many manga ideas – battle tournaments, fighting and destruction, training, assassins, vengeance etc – coalesce into the one adventure, which can also be descriptive ink. The manga and anime versions also speak to different tattoo styles, whether it’s subdued black and gray, heavy black ink, or vibrant and riotous color tattoo designs.
What do the Hunter x Hunter spider tattoos symbolize?
The Spiders represent the Phantom Troupe, the villainous gang in Hunter x Hunter that serves as the chief antagonists. There are thirteen members of the Phantom Troupe Spiders gang, all with numbered tattoos of 12 legged spiders.
Mirroring the representation of the group as a twelve-legged spider, the Phantom Troupe is composed of 13 members, one head and 12 legs. The #0 belongs to leader Chrollo, who’s formed the Troupe and is the most powerful of the spiders.
What are the Most Popular Hunter X Hunter character Tattoo ideas?
There are some impressively fleshed out characters with complex motivations in Hunter x Hunter that contribute to wicked tattoo designs and ideas. Whether you fall on the side of heroes or villains, there are bad ass characters to root for and get behind. The most popular include:
- Gon Freeccs. Gon is the hero of Hunter x Hunter, who is a rookie hunter attempting to track down his father Ging.
- Hisoka Morow. Former member of the Phantom Troupe (#4) Hisoka takes a great interest in Gon, and in getting square with Chrollo and the Troupe. He sees hunters with potential as opportunities for challenges later on. He loves violence and the destruction of powerful fighters.
- Killua Zoldyck. Killua is Gon’s best friend and fellow rookie hunter. They travel with his sister Alluka, and are part of the Zoldyzk family of assassins.
- Chrollo Lulcifer. The leader of the Spiders, Chrollo is an extremely powerful individual. As the resident arch bad guy, he’s a popular tattoo subject for those who don’t want the good guys to win.
- Kurapika. The last of the Kurta Clan, Kurapika is almost consumed by wrath. His existence is fuelled by the desire to become a hunter and get revenge on the Phantom Troupe who destroyed his family.
- Isaac Netero. Chairman of the Hunter Assocation and extremely powerful figure, even in seemingly old age.
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