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Three 'Maikos,' or apprentice geishas, Ichitomi from Gion Kobu,... News PhotoAttending,Child,Front View,Geisha,Geisha in Training,Girls,Horizontal,Japan,Japanese Culture,Kimono,Lifestyles,Portrait,Tokyo - Japan,Trainee,WavingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThree 'Maikos,' or apprentice geishas, (L-R) Ichitomi, 18, from Gion Kobu, Toshitomo, 16, from Miyagawa cho and Chizu, 20, from Ponto cho wave while attending the 'We're alive and well, Kyoto' campaign in Tokyo on October 4, 2013. As Kyoto prepares itself for the biggest sightseeing season of autumn, the girls lent their charms to lure back tourists to the 1,200-year-old city after a big typhoon flooded some of scenic spots there three weeks ago. AFP PHOTO / TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)