Maiko

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A Maiko

A Maiko is a beginner Geisha. They are usually around 15 to 20 years old. The training to become a Maiko is usually around 10 months long.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The path to becoming an apprentice geisha — a maiko — in Japan is no bed of roses". National Post.
  2. "Confessions Of A Maiko, Japan's Geisha-In-Training". Refinery 29.
  3. "The Long Journey of Becoming a Maiko". The Kyoto Project.