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arelativenewcomer: “ Costumes of high-ranking courtesans, oiran, are among the most spectacular in kabuki. They are characterised by extravagance and effusion of colours and patterns.

Vintage & antique kimonos from Japan.

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arelativenewcomer: “ Costumes of high-ranking courtesans, oiran, are among the most spectacular in kabuki. They are characterised by extravagance and effusion of colours and patterns. At the first...

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Bandō Tamasaburō V (b. is a Kabuki actor, and the most popular and celebrated onnagata (an actor specializing in female roles) currently on stage

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Bando Tamasburo, male Kabuki legend by Kishin Shinoyama.
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Tamasaburo is an Onnagata, a Kabuki actor who specializes in women's roles.

arelativenewcomer: “ Costumes of high-ranking courtesans, oiran, are among the most spectacular in kabuki.

Vintage & antique kimonos from Japan.

Bando Tamasburo, male Kabuki legend by Kishin Shinoyama.

Bando Tamasburo, male Kabuki legend by Kishin Shinoyama.
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Bando Tamasburo, Male Kabuki legend. Photo by Kishin Shinoyama. Despite being founded by a Miko (a female shaman), called Izumo no Ikuni, Kabuki actors are now all men. S)-japan
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Bando Tamasburo, male kabuki legend, as Oiran, a female role (女形)

TI loved this feature on male kabuki legend Bando Tamasburo-and Shinoyama's photography is incredible.

Tokyo, Japan - 2014 Bando Tamasburo, kabuki legend is an 'onnagata' - a male actor who specializes in female roles, but doesn't play them exclusively. A definite "must-do" while in Japan.

Photo by Kishin Shinoyama. Despite being founded by a Miko (a female shaman), called Izumo no Ikuni, Kabuki actors are now all men. S)-japan

Bando Tamasburo, Male Kabuki legend. Photo by Kishin Shinoyama. Despite being founded by a Miko (a female shaman), called Izumo no Ikuni, Kabuki actors are now all men. S)-japan

Bando Tamasburo, Male Kabuki legend. Photo by Kishin Shinoyama. Despite being founded by a Miko (a female shaman), called Izumo no Ikuni, Kabuki actors are now all men. S)-japan
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レビューがありません。(46件の画像) ■視聴者歳,,
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レビューがありません。(46件の画像) ■視聴者歳,,

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Frangipani Flower Obi kimono - Tayuu 1900
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japanese-vintage-photography Japanese Oiran (courtesan) with her Obi tied to the front ( as opposed to the geisha who tie them to their back)

Geisha's are taught the subtleties of Japanese culture including tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy, poetry and performing dance and music.

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Portrait of an Oiran - courtesan - from over 100 years ago - Japan

Frangipani Flower Obi kimono - Tayuu 1900

Frangipani Flower Obi kimono - Tayuu 1900
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Tamasaburo Bando, famous male actor. The dance was started by a woman in the 16h century. Woman were later banned from the dance and all roles were portrayed by men. Although some years later women were allowed back in, modern Kabuki features men.
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TI loved this feature on male kabuki legend Bando Tamasburo-and Shinoyama's photography is incredible.

Bando Tamasburo, famous kabuki actor, is an 'onnagata '-a male actor who specialises in female roles, but doesn't play them exclusively.

Woman were later banned from the dance and all roles were portrayed by men. Although some years later women were allowed back in, modern Kabuki features men.

From Paradis Magazine-summer 08 "For 38 years, Kishin Shinoyama has been taking photographs of Bando Tasburo, a living ledgend of kabuki t.

Tamasaburo Bando, famous male actor. The dance was started by a woman in the 16h century. Woman were later banned from the dance and all roles were portrayed by men. Although some years later women were allowed back in, modern Kabuki features men.

Tamasaburo Bando, famous male actor. The dance was started by a woman in the 16h century. Woman were later banned from the dance and all roles were portrayed by men. Although some years later women were allowed back in, modern Kabuki features men.
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Bando Tamasaburo, male Kabuki legend, by Kishin Shinoyama (Japanese famous photographer)

A woman dressed as an oiran at a kimono photography experience.

『『お客様のお写真です』花魁さん♪』

A woman dressed as an oiran at a kimono photography experience.

花魁風振袖 白地/黒色 花魁(おいらん)風振袖が大人気 孔雀(クジャク)

花魁風振袖 白地/黒色 花魁(おいらん)風振袖が大人気 孔雀(クジャク)

Tamasaburo Bando  泉鏡花  天守物語

玉三郎「天守物語」をみる。

Tamasaburou Bandou in 'Castle tower story' (天守物語 Tenshu story) written by Kyouka Izumi

Is this GORGEOUS or What?  WOW !   Tamasaburo  玉三郎    #kabuki  #shinoyama

Tamasaburo 玉三郎 - The great kabuki actor Tamasaburo. Read the accompanying article on kabuki theater, its very informative.

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