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How do they make you feel?
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20 / M / Sweden
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I would love to have some maid cafes close to me... However, there's none
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I wish it was a regular thing in North America. It seems so cute in the Anime. If there were any here and it was a popular thing, I'd go there to drink coffee and order muffins instead of Tim Hortons any day.
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24 / F / Johnstown, PA, USA
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Amused and mildly hungry. The genre isn't my thing, but I'd like to see for myself how non-maid/butler-like the servers are. Also, from what I've witnessed, the food and drinks are usually good, which makes them worth checking out, in my book.
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I think they are amusing. I've never actually been to one but I imagine it can't be too different from places I've been to (lol Hooters?) but maybe a bit more subdued. It doesn't work quite as well here in the US, I'd imagine, but I'll visit one sooner or later when I go on food/drink adventures with friends. We choose establishments indiscriminately so we'll find ourselves in one.
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I'd go to one just to be able to say I've gone but I'm sure they'd attract a lot of creepy people. We need 6ft Russian bouncers that don suits and shades to make sure no one gets kidnapped after work.
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46 / M / Bay Area, CA, USA
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It's kitschy fun. It'd be fun, I think, if they existed in the same form in the U.S. as they are in Japan, but it'll never happen. I spent two hours on a hot Tokyo summer day in the @home Café, in part just to escape the humidity and heat (they've air conditioning) back in 2010 while on vacation. While rare, they happened to have an English-speaking maid on hand (Setsuna, her name; she was studying English lit or history at some Tokyo university), and it was also nice to actually be able to converse (haltingly) in English with someone for a little while.

As for the mood, I felt nothing sordid at all about it. Whatever creepiness there might be is whatever one brings in one's own mind. You can chat with "your" maid, and there are games you can play for prize tokens. The food was actually pretty decent, and yes, they do the "moe, moe, kyun!" thing, forming the heart-shape with one's hands. Other customers looked like regular everyday folks, more or less, and there were even female customers too. I think I was the only foreigner there, though, at the time. So long as one realizes the whole thing is just a manufactured "experience," sort of like an amusement park, it's just good, clean, and uniquely Japanese fun. (And there are clear rules posted, lest anyone buy into the "fantasy" too much-- and who knows, they may well have 6 ft Russian or yakuza bouncers for anyone who gets unreasonable.) I don't think I'd want to go to such a place regularly for meals, though-- food and drink prices are somewhat above average for the fare, and there's an hourly charge just for being there as well.
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I'd like to try one of those at least once, just for the heck of it. Sadly, there aren't any near me.
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i agree! it would definitely be an upgrade over timmies
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25 / F / New Jersey, USA
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I would like to go one.
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Phersu wrote:

How do they make you feel?


Hooters, yes, we do.
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I've never been to one, but would like too
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why isn't there a place where hot guys can fawn over me and serve me tea and cake i'm so mad cafes suck

i want my male slaves i mean servants now
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Sogno- wrote:

why isn't there a place where hot guys can fawn over me and serve me tea and cake i'm so mad cafes suck

i want my male slaves i mean servants now


Yes, mistress.
Posted 3/23/14 , edited 4/12/14
rude!
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