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ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio

53-37 Awataguchi Toriicho, Sakyo-ku | Kokoro Okazaki Bldg., Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8436, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-754-0770
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Incredibly good

Just an unbelievable experience. Everything was so magical and the staff were so lovely and so... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Sally45678
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Christchurch
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1st time in Kyoto Japan♡

My friend and I would like to thank you from the bottom of our heart for welcoming us. We felt so... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Riri S
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In Kyoto , recently it became the spark of courtesan experience boom that spread in Japan , Makeover photo studio in Kyoto maximum scale famous shop " heart " was produced " Esperanto " . Rich experience of precisely because the shop to lead the scene , knowledge , a sense taking advantage , September 12, 2014 , Studio like a dream to Kyoto Okazaki area we completed.
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28 Sep 2017
“Incredibly good”
26 Mar 2017
“1st time in Kyoto Japan♡”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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53-37 Awataguchi Toriicho, Sakyo-ku | Kokoro Okazaki Bldg., Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8436, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-754-0770
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Just an unbelievable experience. Everything was so magical and the staff were so lovely and so talented. Everything was so smooth and perfect. The makeup was so quick and so good. The photographer knew exactly what he was doing and got great shots. I would...More

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studio_esperanto, English manager at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi, thank you for your visit to our studio, we're glad to know that you have enjoyed your experience! You look so stunning! :) We've got new photo shooting plans you might be interested, so we hope to see you again in the future if...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I would like to thank you from the bottom of our heart for welcoming us. We felt so beautiful.The staff at Esperanto are wonderful. It is definitely a fun experience. I truly recommend this place. Much love from California USA. ~ Liz...More

1  Thank Riri S
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studio_esperanto, マネージャー at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hey Liz and Erin, thank you for your visit and kind comment! :D We're happy to know you had fun at our studio!! :)

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

The photographs from Esperanto speak for themselves! At first I wasn't sure if I wanted to do the maiko or the geisha photo shoot, but once I saw these photographs, I knew I wanted to go full oiran with Esperanto! The staff are super friendly...More

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studio_esperanto, Photographer at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2016

The other day, Thank you for your visit. I'm Okita, which was responsible for the shooting. It is an honor to you like a photo. and,I am very happy Nante can be responsible for the shooting in the two of you honeymoon. Beautiful wife and,...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I went for the Oiran experience. Amazing staff. I don't know that much Japanese and they weren't fluent in English but they tried to help. They were super nice and friendly. Very helpful. I was a little nervous to do this alone but they help...More

Thank Sarah S
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studio_esperanto, マネージャー at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hi Sarah, thank you for your visit and review. We are happy to know that you've enjoyed your time here. :D We hope to meet you again if you have a chance to come to Kyoto

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

It was a great experience. The staff are welcoming and i spent a great moment from the beginning ( choosing dress, make up, hair, dress up with an Uchikake...) until the end . The photograph was professional and did an excellent work. When i saw...More

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studio_esperanto, マネージャー at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hey, thank you for your visit to our studio and your kind comment. Choosing kimono and hair is definitely the fun part of the makeover ;) We are glad you've enjoyed your experience, please come again if you get a chance to visit Kyoto!

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

My friend and I went there to do the Kokoran photo-shoots...and it was one of the best experiences I ever had. At first we had a tiny bit of trouble communicating with the staff (my Japanese is absolutely horrible, so we spoke English), but we...More

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studio_esperanto, マネージャー at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Hello! thank you for your visit and review! We are happy to know you have enjoyed your time here! We now have a few English speaking staff so we may be able to accommodate you better if you have a chance to visit Japan again...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2016

I think their English is mediocre and so is my Japanese but we communicated better in Japanese. You need to make reservations on their website, and it's all in Japanese. Oh, and... if you're going for the traditional Japanese style photoshoot, please look up the...More

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studio_esperanto, お客様担当マネージャー at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

This time we have you coming to the store to STUDIO ESPEARNTO, Thank you very much . Also , Thank you for writing a nice message. I look in a very happy feeling . It was good to enjoy the experience in our shop ....More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Kyoto is the best place to try a maiko makeover and Kokoro is the best place to do it! I was really impressed by my makeover. Kokoro is a very professional establishment. They did a phenomenal job on my makeup, hair and dress. The photographer...More

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studio_esperanto, マネージャー at ESPERANTO Kokoro Kyoto Okazaki Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Impressions of the experience I am very happy . Fun Could have is our happy . Culture of Maiko is I think treasure of Japan . It is a delicate culture that has been valued since ancient times . You want me wearing a kimono...More

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EcchiChibi
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Thank you for your inquiry! You can also experience in the XL size.
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Nicole H
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Thank you for your inquiry! I want to send you a sample picture for a detailed explanation. But I'm sorry. I can not paste an image here or attach a mail address. Hopefully there is an explanation for the plan on HP, can you... More
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wendyh89
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Hello! The Oiran makeover take about 2.5~3 hours. It'll take about 1~1.5 hour for makeup& hair and photoshoot, then 1 hour or more for retouch and printing photos. If you want to have Oiran outdoor session, it will take... More
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