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by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Katsutomo - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya
Replies: 0
Views: 729

Katsutomo - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya

utsusemi:

[Moved from identification thread]

Katsutomo and Katsuyakko

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by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Korin - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: Korin - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya

Kyouka

It's Korin. Koume is still wearing shidare in september. :bunbun:
by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Korin - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Re: Korin - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya

Gikuyu:

If she would be from Kaden it could be Korin or Koume :)
by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:52 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Korin - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya
Replies: 2
Views: 647

Korin - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya

BikaBika: My friend went to Kyoto last weekend and took this picture: http://i49.tinypic.com/vife3d.jpg http://stat.ameba.jp/user_images/20120926/21/kimono-meow/ac/21/j/o0800106712207438271.jpg Anyone know who she might be? I know it's from the back, sorry....but it's the Kaden mon from Miyagawa-ch...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Frank Sinatra with Geisha?
Replies: 0
Views: 1088

Frank Sinatra with Geisha?

Hikari: The caption says Frank Sinatra with Tokyo geisha, but nothing in particular about her says geisha, even in casual wear. But she looks familiar to me; is she maybe an actress or singer? I figured if anywhere, this would be the place to ask, even though it's not in most people's field of expe...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:41 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Tamakazu - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya
Replies: 0
Views: 781

Tamakazu - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya

BikaBika: [Moved from identification thread] That three-leaf oak mon appears to be the one that the okaasan of Tama okiya, Tamakazu (real name Matsuo Hisae), used as a maiko: You can see it on her darari obi: http://www.flickr.com/photos/27996131@N07/4994992696/ You can see it on the shoulder of he...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Postcards and Other Ephemera
Topic: Vintage Maiko Postcards
Replies: 0
Views: 1130

Vintage Maiko Postcards

Shirayuki: Today I digged out some ooooold postcards and I was dazzled by the beauty of those girls! I think I've seen some of these faces somewhere before but sadly I don't know the "old generation" of Kyoto. Maybe some of you do? http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/6/2/2/1/1/1/webimg/540917305_o.jpg f...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Karyuukai Book/Documentary Reviews
Topic: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Chrome Kamuro: There's not near enough info available for my taste either, Marc28ct. Wasn't the photo of the kneeling tayu breathtaking? I've dog-eared the hell out of that book just going back and looking at the pictures! Check out my post in books and media entitled 'Tasukete' if you want a chuck...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Karyuukai Book/Documentary Reviews
Topic: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Marc28ct: Hello everyone... I am currently reading "Women of the Pleasure Quarters" and I love it... There was one short paragraph that I kept reading over and over again... The author is talking about when she sees a Tayu and actually gets to talk to her... She then describes how she enters a room...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Karyuukai Book/Documentary Reviews
Topic: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Emi-chan: I finally finished this book about 5 minutes ago. I really enjoyed it! (I wish there was more so I could continue reading it) It gave me a much better understanding of the geisha world and the interesting heiarchy between the geisha communities. I also really liked how Downer included gei...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Karyuukai Book/Documentary Reviews
Topic: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Immortal Geisha: I quite enjoyed reading this book myself - and I do use it quite a bit in researching for the website, although I do have to say - with having read the amount of vintage and some of the more modern books that I have - that a lot of the historical information in this book is "second...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Karyuukai Book/Documentary Reviews
Topic: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer
Replies: 5
Views: 911

Re: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Chrome Kamuro: Hi, all...I just finished reading this book, and while I didn't find any new information about Geisha, I did find it to be an informative history lesson. The pictures of both woodblock and modern-day Tayu and Maiko were definitely worth the price of admission! I felt like the author ...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Karyuukai Book/Documentary Reviews
Topic: "The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer
Replies: 5
Views: 911

"The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Immortal Geisha:

"The Women of the Pleasure Quarters" by Leslie Downer

Have any of you guys read this book? If so, tell us what you thought of it.
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Geisha and Maiko
Topic: FOREIGN OKIYA & FURISODE/KIMONO-SAN DISCUSSION
Replies: 0
Views: 732

FOREIGN OKIYA & FURISODE/KIMONO-SAN DISCUSSION

The Immortal Geisha forums were created to provide a place for people to meet others of like-minded interests and to be a place for educational discussion in relation to geisha and traditional Japanese arts and traditions. While I greatly encourage people to discuss and debate all facets of these su...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:42 am
Forum: Arts
Topic: Okaji Doll
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Re: Okaji Doll

BebeTaian: Okaji is a character from some famous kabuki plays, as well as a famous geisha. http://www.kuniyoshiproject.com/The%20Five%20Festivals.htm http://www.kuniyoshiproject.com/Actor%20triptychs%201839.htm http://www.cafr.ebay.ca/itm/BOOK-JAPANESE-SAKURA-DOLLS-Descriptions-and-Stories-Color-Ph...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: Arts
Topic: Okaji Doll
Replies: 1
Views: 593

Okaji Doll

the Lady Ashuko: I just got a vintage doll for Christmas and there was a handwritten sign on it that said "Okaji 1978." I did a cursory search to see if Okaji might be the name of the Geisha or the doll maker. All I was able to find was a picture in a very old book of geisha in Tokyo okiyas. In Shi...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:34 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kikushino - Miyagawacho - Hanafusa Okiya
Replies: 10
Views: 1619

Re: Kikushino - Miyagawacho - Hanafusa Okiya

pamysabel:

We found her at Miyagawa-cho. She is so beautiful.
https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/1125 ... 3926014818
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kosen - Gion Kobu - Hiroshimaya Okiya
Replies: 12
Views: 1602

Re: Kosen - Gion Kobu - Hiroshimaya Okiya

ID by Gikuyu wisteriaobi: Hello everybody, I went to the art gallery exhibition yesterday with my boyfriend and we took a lot of pictures of the maiko and geiko. The arttist name is Taka Kobayashi san. There are 23 photos in total but I just going to post one first in case there is already a thread ...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Momiyuki - Pontocho - Yamaguchi Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 581

Re: Momiyuki - Pontocho - Yamaguchi Okiya

Lindethiel:

Chizu and Momiyuki

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by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Tsuruha - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Re: Tsuruha - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya

ID by Muhvi: Manaha and Tsuruha. Saiya-chan: [Moved from identification thread] Hi guys, two of my best friends encountered two maiko yesterday. I was wondering if you could help me Identify them. I believe they are from the Tama Okiya, but I could be wrong. I'm so jealous (in a good way) ;3 see two...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:42 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Manaha - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: Manaha - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya

ID by Muhvi: Manaha and Tsuruha. Saiya-chan: [Moved from identification thread] Hi guys, two of my best friends encountered two maiko yesterday. I was wondering if you could help me Identify them. I believe they are from the Tama Okiya, but I could be wrong. I'm so jealous (in a good way) ;3 see two...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:30 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kikuya - Nara - ?
Replies: 0
Views: 663

Kikuya - Nara - ?

Kikuyo: [Moved from ID thread] She is Kikuya 菊弥 , and she's been around for a little while now. I think her misedashi was Oct 12, 2009 going by this blog , but here she is as a minarai and it says her misedashi day is scheduled for Oct 4th; so it's somewhere between those dates anyway lol. I absolu...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:25 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Naosome - Kamishichiken - Nakasato Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 519

Re: Naosome - Kamishichiken - Nakasato Okiya

BikaBika:

Image

She's on the cardboard-backing advertisement for a chain like the one holding up her bib in the photo.
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:22 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kikuwaka - Nara - ? [Retired]
Replies: 6
Views: 932

Re: Kikuwaka - Nara - ? [Retired]

ladyhendrix:

Yup, that's Kikuwaka.
by IG Team
Tue Jul 12, 2016 1:21 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kikuwaka - Nara - ? [Retired]
Replies: 6
Views: 932

Re: Kikuwaka - Nara - ? [Retired]

ShizukaHime:

is this naras kikuwaka??

sorry if its been posted before.. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujk3SDj0BSc
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Maiko on Book Covers
Replies: 2
Views: 776

Re: Maiko on Book Covers

muhvi:

But wasn't Yuiko still a maiko in 1998 :? ? These photos are at least 19 years old, maybe even more (I don't know the exact age, only the time the books were published). Mameka was maiko in 1990 so that is possible (it would be great if that would be she :smil3: ).
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Maiko on Book Covers
Replies: 2
Views: 776

Re: Maiko on Book Covers

Fumikazu-san:

I think the first maiko might be retired geiko Yuiko.
And the second one might be the now natori geiko Mameka.
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Maiko on Book Covers
Replies: 2
Views: 776

Maiko on Book Covers

muhvi: I know it is highly possible that no one can answer my question but I am asking anyways. Any idea who these 3 maiko might be? The first one is from a book called Japanese style, printed in 1987. The last two are from a travel guide, published 1991. By accident I noticed today when browsing A...
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:04 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Yaemi - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 0
Views: 708

Yaemi - Miyagawacho - Kaden Okiya [Retired]

ID by Fumikazu-san: She's Miyagawa-cho maiko Yaemi.

Ame:

Anyone know who she is?
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:50 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Ayakazu - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 0
Views: 750

Ayakazu - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]

ID by Risha: The one in green is Keiko and the one in the light blue/purple is Ayakazu. SilberRegen: I made this photos in october 2009 when I was in Japan. They were taken in gion. http://i60.servimg.com/u/f60/14/30/93/35/02_kyo15.jpg http://i60.servimg.com/u/f60/14/30/93/35/02_kyo11.jpg http://i60...
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:49 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Keiko - Gion Kobu - Nishimura Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 666

Keiko - Gion Kobu - Nishimura Okiya [Retired]

ID by Risha: The one in green is Keiko and the one in the light blue/purple is Ayakazu. SilberRegen: I made this photos in october 2009 when I was in Japan. They were taken in gion. http://i60.servimg.com/u/f60/14/30/93/35/02_kyo15.jpg http://i60.servimg.com/u/f60/14/30/93/35/02_kyo11.jpg http://i60...
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:33 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Mihoko - Gion Kobu - Nishimura Okiya
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Mihoko - Gion Kobu - Nishimura Okiya

ID by Ichiemi: Maori and Mihoko

muhvi:

Picture is taken in 2006.

Image

From here
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:28 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Koyoshi - Miyagawacho - Shigemori Okiya
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: Koyoshi - Miyagawacho - Shigemori Okiya

mymymai: [Moved from identification thread] While my husband and I were in Kyoto, we managed to catch a glimpse of a maiko after a heavy rain and after nearly 2 hours of waiting. We ducked into a near-by restaurant, came out, and found her walking down the street. Husband managed to get a video of ...
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:14 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Kamon identification
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: Kamon identification

Ichiemi:

It was Kimitomo. Her dancing, top right.
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:11 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Kamon identification
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: Kamon identification

Tahanala:

Daidama's crest is katabami or oxalis, often listed as clover (Kimichie,) but I think it is the mon of the Toshikimi okiya, on Kimitomo.

thank you for he idea, I'm familiar with all the mon on the list, but not with those that have none.
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:11 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Kamon identification
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: Kamon identification

Kikuyo:

I believe it is for the Toshikimi okiya, here is Kimitomo wearing that obi, and the picture is from 2006.

Momoyama doesn't have a picture for this okiya's crest, and the maiko in your picture is wearing a different kimono, so maybe I'm mistaken?
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:10 am
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Kamon identification
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Kamon identification

Tahanala: [Moved from identification megathread] I just stumbled upon this picture from April 22, 2006. The maiko in the upper right corner is wearing a mon I've never seen before, and isn't currently in use. Would anyone have an inkling of who she is, and from which okiya? From the date and the mo...
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Ayame - Furumachi, Niigata
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: Ayame - Furumachi, Niigata

goldfish: [Moved from identification thread] I just found this picture of a Niigata geisha, and was wondering if anyone knows her name... she is the most beautiful geisha that I have ever seen. :droolbunny: http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w224/stormsight/3514316489_ec8f708487.jpg Stunning, just ...
by IG Team
Mon Jul 11, 2016 1:01 am
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Mayuha - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: Mayuha - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya

Goo:

[Moved from identification thread]

https://www.horsephotos.com/watermark.jsp?photoID=2239


I am sure she is a geiko now...but I can't remember her name. She was at the Kentucky Derby in 2000.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Katsumi - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Re: Katsumi - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]

matsukaze: I'm only translating some of it, if you guys want I'll do the whole article. It's part of a series on high-school age girls. Katsumi is 17, from Tokyo, she likes intellectual things, she graduated from middle school in March of 2006 and moved to Kyoto, debuted in June 2007. She says she ...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Katsumi - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Re: Katsumi - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]

Ichiemi:

Her name is Katsumi (佳つ實). She is 17! I can't imagine her as a Geiko. She's too cute!
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Katsumi - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Katsumi - Gion Kobu - Odamoto Okiya [Retired]

Pious: So, my boyfriend bought me a Popteen magazine a couple weeks ago - just for school research, of course :wink: - and I found two pages highlighting a maiko. Unfortunately, I don't follow maiko very closely and can't read Japanese, whether it's kanji or hirigana. Plus, I got all excited and wa...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Mamechika - Gion Kobu - ? [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 340

Re: Mamechika - Gion Kobu - ? [Retired]

Ichiemi:

That is Mamechika of Gion Kobu. She has retired from the profession.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Mamechika - Gion Kobu - ? [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 340

Mamechika - Gion Kobu - ? [Retired]

Kyasarin: I ran across this picture on someone's blog and, as it was during Gion Matsuri and the girl is wearing a kimono and a formal hairstyle, might she be a maiko? And if so, who is she? She's very cute :kawaii: http://img78.photobucket.com/albums/v320/kuishinbo_meow/July%202004/Gion_Matsuri_Ki...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Komari - Gion Kobu - Hiroshimaya Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Re: Komari - Gion Kobu - Hiroshimaya Okiya [Retired]

Ichiemi:

The maiko is Kosen and the Geiko is Komari. :)
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:37 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Komari - Gion Kobu - Hiroshimaya Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 246

Komari - Gion Kobu - Hiroshimaya Okiya [Retired]

anko: You guys are really awesome at knowing who these Maiko and Geisha are, so I thought I'd throw some things up to see if you happened to know them! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v211/allroses/permanents/100_4999.jpg This is from April 2008 in the Gion district at the pre-dance tea ceremony.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:31 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Ichiyoshi - Pontocho - ?
Replies: 0
Views: 467

Ichiyoshi - Pontocho - ?

Ichiemi:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/noomai/3201325527/

The Geiko is Ichiyoshi. You can see her name written on her Hana Meishi here.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Mamehiro - Gion Kobu - Ninben Okiya [Okaa-san]
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Mamehiro - Gion Kobu - Ninben Okiya [Okaa-san]

Umekiko:

http://tad64.exblog.jp/10360057/#10360057_1

The Geiko in the front is Mamehiro. Behind her is Mameka and Mameryo. In the other photo is Geiko Katsuno.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:14 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Fukue - Miyagawacho - Kawayoshi Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 592

Fukue - Miyagawacho - Kawayoshi Okiya

UmehaLove!: http://picasaweb.google.com/japanrol2008/KyotoGionNegyedGionDistrict#5263765865552972178 http://picasaweb.google.com/japanrol2008/KyotoGionNegyedGionDistrict#5263765824138615618 http://picasaweb.google.com/japanrol2008/KyotoGionNegyedGionDistrict#5263765785957305346 Look! She's got like...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kokimi - Gion Kobu - Masuume Okiya
Replies: 0
Views: 519

Kokimi - Gion Kobu - Masuume Okiya

REICHERU:

Image

Image

Thats Kokimi as a geiko and a maiko

:evil:
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Fukutomo - Miyagawacho - Horiyae Okiya
Replies: 3
Views: 1922

Fukutomo - Miyagawacho - Horiyae Okiya

Shikibu-Murasaki: Does someone have any pictures of Fukutomo? She was a Miyagawacho Maiko I think.   She is the mysterious Maiko I´ve been searching so long for, I think. She´s been in a documentary about the Tawaraya Ryokan in Kyoto  :) Pic of her: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregoryhull/18046...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Yukizono - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya
Replies: 0
Views: 485

Yukizono - Gion Kobu - Tama Okiya

kamira-san:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/25582773@N ... otostream/

The geiko without makeup is Yukisono and the one in red is Mamechika
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Maiko in Josei Jishin (2003)
Replies: 1
Views: 763

Re: Maiko in Josei Jishin (2003)

Ichiemi:

Fukuaya perhaps?

Image
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Maiko in Josei Jishin (2003)
Replies: 1
Views: 763

Maiko in Josei Jishin (2003)

Toshiha: I'm wondering who this maiko is. This picture was published in a Japanese magazine called Josei Jishin in 2003. The article was on this guy in the picture, I think he is a kabuki actor because kabuki was the only word I could read. Anyway was wondering if anyone could identify the maiko wh...
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:58 pm
Forum: Who is this Geisha, Maiko, Tayuu, etc.?
Topic: Maiko with Kimura Takuya
Replies: 1
Views: 717

Re: Maiko with Kimura Takuya

Ichiemi:

She kind of reminds me of Ichisue. But thats just my guess.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Fukuteru - Miyagawacho - Horiyae Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Re: Fukuteru - Miyagawacho - Horiyae Okiya

Ichiemi:

Yes, I think the Geiko is Fukuteru, and the maiko is Fukuai.
by IG Team
Wed Jul 06, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Fukuteru - Miyagawacho - Horiyae Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Fukuteru - Miyagawacho - Horiyae Okiya

Tsukiyo:

Do you know who they are?
Image
-> http://wakabagenji.cocolog-nifty.com/bl ... _9d1f.html
The article seems to say they are sisters...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Satomi - Miyagawacho - Kawahisa Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Satomi - Miyagawacho - Kawahisa Okiya [Retired]

Ichiemi: Does anyone know who this Miyagawacho maiko is?: http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z254/osbourn15/Geisha/Miyagawa-cho/2415275627_88626d4693_o.jpg I heard her One-san is Satoai. I was guessing her name might be Satomi or Satono. http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z254/osbourn15/Geisha/Miya...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kogiku - Gion Kobu - Masuume Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 224

Kogiku - Gion Kobu - Masuume Okiya

Canarykins: Her name is Kogiku. http://flickr.com/photos/mboogiedown/56571522/ http://flickr.com/photos/simonstarr/800877846/ http://flickr.com/photos/mboogiedown/461431044/ http://flickr.com/photos/mboogiedown/56833483/ Here's some quick pictures I found by simply punching her name in on Flickr! I...
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Ichikazu - Gion Kobu - Nakagishi Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 0
Views: 469

Ichikazu - Gion Kobu - Nakagishi Okiya [Retired]

miegiku:

And this Maiko is named Ichikazu
http://youtube.com/watch?v=71dEspmkYv0
I can't find anything about her, I heard she may have quit also. Any info would help.
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Shinaka - Pontocho - Hatsunoya Okiya [Retired]
Replies: 1
Views: 251

Shinaka - Pontocho - Hatsunoya Okiya [Retired]

HATSUMOMO20:

What about this maiko Here
I seen her on this website Here I take it that shinahide is her onesan because on that website it shows them togeather on her misedashi
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Kanachisa - Miyagawacho - Kawahisa Okiya
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Re: Kanachisa - Miyagawacho - Kawahisa Okiya

Ichisumi:

Kanachisa is her name.

peter macintosh has a picture of her too

http://www.flickr.com/photos/petermacintosh/2177993390/
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Naokazu - Kamishichiken - Nakazato Okiya
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: Naokazu - Kamishichiken - Nakazato Okiya

kamira-san:

the pictures diffently looks like naokazu.
the names were the ? is:

ichiteru, naokazu, ichifumi( who has quit)
by IG Team
Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Individual Geisha and Maiko Threads
Topic: Naokazu - Kamishichiken - Nakazato Okiya
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: Naokazu - Kamishichiken - Nakazato Okiya

American_Dresser:

Naokazu
Melissa says that she had her debut around 2 years ago, but that was in march of 2007, given that I think that might be her. My guess from the shape of the eyes as well as the shape of her mouth.