Fact or fiction? An Intro to "Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san"

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Fact or fiction? An Intro to "Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san"
Fact or fiction? An Intro to "Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san"
I’ve been so excited for anime series to come out and I decided to do a quick video on what it’s about and the world of the maiko and geiko behind it!

Episodes of Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san can be viewed on the NHK website: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/maikosan/

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MissMyloko’s Tumblr for all the great information and karyukai news: https://missmyloko.tumblr.com/

Geisha Girl (2013) – A documentary on Kikuyu’s journey to become a maiko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?vUCcHMRBlmT0

A Tale of Life and Honor: Life in Gion (2017) – Primarily about Kimi Ota, the proprietress of the prestigious Tomiyo teahouse in Gion Kobu, but does interview and follow a few maiko and geiko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?vRSFCe1MNnV0

Real Geisha, Real Women (2016) – Interviews with several maiko and geiko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?vpmH4mcTb6JE

Inoue Ryomai Documentary – English documentary on the Inoue Dance School, the official dance school of Gion Kobu, and the passing of the torch from one head of the school to the next: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v_wVExO0O1x4

Katsuru’s Documentary – Japanese documentary on Katsuru’s career in Kamishichiken: https://www.youtube.com/watch?viGbshoQYwSs


Maiko-san Chi no Makanai-san belongs to JOYUPMEDIA and NHK Japan
Original manga by Aiko Koyama, published by Shogakukan

All photos/footage are originals taken by myself except for the following:

Tama Okiya and name plates – Photographer: Haruyuri (https://www.flickr.com/photos/haruyuri-san/8172527361/)

Minarai Katsunosuke – Photographer: Elsie Lin (https://www.flickr.com/photos/lightstars/5937641742/)

Two minarai – Photographer: Pato-san of MyKyotoPhoto (https://mykyotophoto.com/)

Mitarashi dango – Photographer: Charles Kim (https://www.flickr.com/photos/40046624@N00/1785334072)

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