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a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing

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Breast cancer patient Joanne Jackson, above, has a full-sleeve Geisha girl on her left arm ...
For the encore, Spears (aka "Sexy Assassin"), wearing a colorful kimono, was certainly in the zone for the techno-showstopper, "Toxic," which came complete with umbrella-swirling Geisha girls and dancing ninjas.
Prints depicting geisha girls, natural scenes and kabuki actors were popular.
We auditioned for the musical operetta The Geisha and were given parts as Geisha girls in the chorus.
Guests ate sushi off a naked model and were served saki by sexy Geisha girls.
"It's off the beaten oath," with booths, a traditional Japanese tatami room, and staff dressed as geisha girls.
Close your eyes and imagine the bare wall on your condominium complex, or the facade of your new restaurant or car dealership, was wrapped with a gigantic oil painting--a collage of your favorite musicians blowing their horns around fiery trash cans on a late winter night; a Japanese garden replete with Geisha girls and cherry blossoms against a cool mountain backdrop; or any other design that tells the story of your building or will function as branding for your business.
Colourful collections included a plaid and tartan design, based on 1980s fashion and the work of Vivienne Westwood, a Soviet menswear collection inspired by the Russian military, a women's textile collection using African folk art with print and embroidery, and a Japanese dress collection using Geisha girls as an inspiration.
Highlights of Kyoto include the Higashi Honganji temple and the famous geisha girls who, if you are lucky, can be spotted in full dress after dusk in the beautiful old backstreets of Kyoto between Kamo-gawa and Yasaka-jinja in the Gion district.
Ellen Kent's production is set in Nagasaki, though that's where the first confusion arises: Butterfly and the supporting geisha girls are all dressed in traditional kimonos, but the white suits worn by Pinkerton and the American consul, Sharpless, betray more of the 1940s, which makes it difficult not to feel that the whole thing is overlooking history somewhat.
Close behind in the movie-influence race is Memoirs of a Geisha, in which stunning kimonos in sumptuous silks were worn by successful Geisha girls.
The Asian mystique; dragon ladies, geisha girls, & our fantasies of the exotic Orient.
Westerners have long harbored many images of the Orient, from fabled Geisha girls to illusions of the male mystique as effeminate and asexual: illusions which affect communications, relationships, and even professional perspectives.
In a world of breweries, geisha girls, and art mistresses, sex seems to be part of the corporate formula.
Aside from the amusingly told geisha girls' family recap, Kitano's script feels too clattered with back-stories and digressions, which become confusing and make the film seem overlong.