Saturday, August 24, 2013

Prosthetic Pinkies for the Yakuza

“Yubitsume” — the Yakuza punishment for disgraced gang members which requires them to chop off their own fingers. After that the gang members need prosthetic pinkies. It costs about $3,000 and requires maintenance and repainting every three months — to match prosthetic skin tone with the changing seasons.

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