Category: Geisha

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Interview With Marimo Oneesan

by Picabo On December 16 2017 some of our class were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to interview Marimo Oneesan. She had been a geisha in Fukagawa since an early age. The following is a summary of some of the topics she discussed, translated to english. Shortly after high school Marimo left her home...

10th September 201822nd February 2019by
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Fukagawa Geisha and why it started to be called Haori Geisha

by misarai723 When Tokugawa Ieyasu shifted its shogunate to Edo, Fukagawa was a shoal that a house could not be built. When Edo becomes the center of Japan population started to increase. Because of natural disasters such as repeated fires and typhoons, people needed a dump of waste materials. Also, more garbage was thrown as...

10th September 201822nd February 2019by