"Parts of Japan gave criminals tattoos on their arms. Many are simple lines around the arm. On the bottom line, the third left, I can see the sign of “悪”, bad in Japanese. This was Kishu´s (紀州/now Mie and Wakayama prefecture) tattoo.
Vegvisir ("the viking compass"). It is said that if this sign is carried, one will never lose one's way in storms or bad weather, even when the way is not known. It is encircled by protection runes. This would be a cool tattoo.