Lastly, Tomitae, a year-old geiko in a royal purple kimono with an orange obi belt, comes around to introduce herself. These pleasure quarters quickly became glamorous entertainment centers, offering more than sex. Traditional Japanese tattoo. Recommended For You.
An apprentice geisha in Yunokawa, Hokkaido near Hakodate practicing the hand drum. Asian woman wearing japanese traditional kimono and cherry blossom in spring, Japan. Some even go through the stage of shikomi for about six months to a year prior to ascending to maiko status, in which training begins only after completing junior high school. Facebook Pinterest.