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The Geiko (Geisha) Ichiyuri walking to a tea house in the Gion district of Kyoto, Japan

go to Japan buy one of the things they are wearing and go to Disney Land there and just explore

Geisha (芸者?), Geiko (芸子) or Geigi (芸妓) are traditional, female Japanese entertainers whose skills include performing various Japanese arts such as classical music and dance.

Famous Mineko Iwasaki as Geiko. Eri-kae or "turning of the collar" is the stage when a maiko, after 4-5 years of training, become Geiko. During this period they sport a hairstyle called Sakkou and dance a special number called Kurokami ("Jet-black Hair").

Maiko Toshiyui, preforming a dance. Beautiful capture.

Kyoto, Japan - Seeing the skin where she did not apply the makeup is as erotic as seeing tan lines on a nude woman.

"Makiko with Fan" by John Paul Foster: Makiko poses with a fan, and you can just make out the crest of the Inoue School in the center of the fan. Of her artistic training in dance and music, Makiko says, "I was once told it does not matter whether I am good or bad. What is important is the spirit of wanting to learn."

TWO GEISHA PASSING A LAMP POST IN THE PARK -- Happy Smiles and Festive Kimono by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr. Another nice day in the park in old Meiji-era Japan.

Japanese beauty - Miyagawa-cho Maiko : Toshimana-san Located : The special maiko performance on The Nijo Castle, Kyoto.

Just because digital isn't pen and paper, does not mean everything learnt before is irrelevant and should be forgotten. Quite the opposite. It is highly unlikely academic writing in its underlying traditional sense will be lost but its surface realisation may be different to what we currently see as standard.