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Inside The Once-Hidden And Changing World Of The Geisha (VIDEO)

08/31/2010 02:52 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Via Like Cool comes this fascinating video about how the once-hidden world of the geisha is changing in Japan. Usually existing in a luxurious and exclusive realm, geishas are being forced to branch out and offer their services to to less discerning customers as Japan's economy slumps.

The video is shot and edited by Matthew Allard, and reported by Al Jazeera's Steve Chao.

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