Sanage Onsen (in the image immediately below) in Toyota City, Ryusenji-no-yu in Nagoya (in the second photograph). He also visited baths in Beppu, Oita, and Osaka without any problems. On the other hand, other friends have complained about snotty, annoying comments from onsen staff. If you can handle this possibility, take the plunge.
Taikanso Senanminoyu. Most hot springs in major towns and cities are close to convenience stores, so buying bandages is almost never problematic.
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Fourth, go to baths that are tattoo friendly. But how are you going to know which Japanese onsens welcome tattoo individuals with open arms? The most useful resource in Japan is the map made by the great people of Tattoo Friendly Japan.
Finally, find the remote hot springs in mountains, on beaches, and along rivers that few people visit. These are usually free and no one usually cares about tattoos. Check the links to learn about three absolutely incredible locations that will blow your mind while erasing your stress.