Japanese Tattoo Sleeve
Any kind of Traditional Japanese Tattoo wrapping around body part can be called Japanese Tattoo Sleeve, it can be:
Arm Full Sleeve – with chest (Hikae: Chest panel tattoo) or shoulder blade part or without – Nagasode (長袖): Arm tattoo, to the wrist.
Arm Half sleeve – upper arm, with or without chest or shoulder blade part. Lower arm as Lower Half sleeve. Gobu (五分): 1/2 sleeve tattoo, to above the elbow
3/4 Arm Sleeve – Shichibu (七分): 3/4 sleeve tattoo, to the mid forearm
Leg sleeve – Hanzubon: tattooed shorts; inner thigh filled completely with tattoo work. Or full Leg Sleeve.
I can even imagine Neck Sleeve Tattoo:) Why Not?!
All the tattoos in this gallery showing different Sleeves by George Bardadim, Tattoo Artist based in NYC, resident Artist at Tattoo Culture, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.