Maid Cafes are BALLIN!!
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Posted 10/5/14 , edited 10/5/14
So I went to my first maid Cafe (maidreamin, Shibuya) a couple of months ago and pretty sure it changed my life. I've only been to a couple more but it isnt the same without some people to go with and pretty much most of the people I work with are too scared to go. If anyone here is near the tokyo area we need to get a group together and make a run at them all over akiba. Also Lets talk about how awesome maid cafes are here in this thread LOL.
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Posted 10/5/14 , edited 10/5/14
I am not in the Tokyo area. I wish you luck in your search.

Also, I find that it isn't that people are afraid to go to the Maid cafe... they just don't want to go out of embarrassment. I went one time in Akihabara (Maidreaming chain) and there was this old, middleaged man there who knew all the maids by their name (whether it was their real name or not, I dunno). The maids were chatting him up and asking, "Do you want the usual?" He was alone, paid to have his picture taken with a maid saying, "I don't think I've had my picture taken with Rin-chan yet."

It was an interesting experience, but やっぱり私にはメードカフェすかん。 They're just kind of creepy. It's nice to go to get an idea of what they're like, but they are weird places full of strange people.

I did manage to record the sound...
http://youtu.be/e_BlJ4oX5LE
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Posted 10/5/14
I think its that crazy weirdness that makes it so fun.

The first time i went to a maid cafe there was this man who i believed to be in his forties sitting by himself with a brief case and what I assumed was work from his office. He was just kinda sitting there with a beer and reading his papers paying no mind to anyone until the maids started a dance showcase. The guy instantly snapped up, opened his briefcase and drew out two custom made glow wands and stared dancing wildly and sang all the words to the songs the girls were singing. My friend and I lost it and of course joined in with the dancing. The best part about that brief case is that it had special molding in there made specifically to house the glow wands.

It is indeed a very interesting experience accompanied by sup par food and awkward cuteness buuuuuuuut thats what i like about it I guess.
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Posted 10/12/14 , edited 10/12/14
Maid Cafes are a very nerdy experience and only work for some people. When i was living in Japan a couple of friends visiting asked me to take them to one and had a good time. Mostly the regulars who go to these places are 40 year old salary men who want cute girls to fuss over them because they have lots of disposable income or Otaku who know all the girls and make profiles for them on their blog. They vary in quality though food and drink is about the same. It's a fun experience now and again to get some food and take photos with pretty girls wouldn't go all the time though XD. The Otaku kind of get on my nerves after a while.

I'll probably be in Tokyo next year to see friends and stuff so if there was a maid cafe meet up with CR folks maybe i'd go XD
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Posted 10/13/14

MrMoondoggie wrote:

the regulars who go to these places are 40 year old salary men who want cute girls to fuss over them because they have lots of disposable income


From my experiences this is the absolute truth. Generally I've seen more older dudes there then nerdy otaku, but surprisingly on weekends they are PACKED full of all kinds of ppl to include couples and just a group of night lifers.
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Posted 10/13/14 , edited 10/14/14
double post. My bad

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