Geisha. Contrary to myth, geisha's were not prostitutes. They were hired as evening companions to entertain by singing and dancing and to engage in conversation.
Baikasai by Onihide
maiko Ayano of Pontocho
Kimono by Teruhide Tomori (very busy), via Flickr
Japanese fencing -Kendo. S) Close up resembles architectural details. @Shon Montoya via S.V.M. Enari-Potter
茶道 (Japanese tea ceremony) by ARO, via Flickr