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Posted 6/11/16
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Published Saturday, June 11, 2016 12:03PM EDT
Japan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry -- podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if found to be too fat.
Following the lead of establishments in London and Melbourne, "The Amrita" -- Sanskrit for 'immortality' -- also has strict age restrictions, with only patrons between 18 and 60 allowed in, after they check in their clothes and put on paper underwear provided by the restaurant.
"If you are more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds) above the average weight for your height, we ask you refrain from making a reservation," a list of rules posted on the restaurant's website states, explaining that patrons could be weighed if they do not appear to be within the correct weight range.
Guests found to be "overweight" will be refused entry to the restaurant, which opens on July 29, and will not be entitled to a refund, its website points out. All payments must be made in advance on an online booking page.
The list of rules asks visitors not to "cause a nuisance to other guests" by touching or talking to fellow diners. Tattooed customers are barred from entry.
Those who meet the restaurant's entry requirements will be asked to lock away mobile phones and cameras in a table-top box.
The restaurant owners were not immediately available for comment when contacted by AFP.
Guests will fork out up to 80,000 yen (US $750) for tickets entitling them to eat food served by muscle-bound men wearing g-strings and watch a dance show featuring male models.
Meal tickets, not including a show, will cost from 14,000 to 28,000 yen depending on choice of menu.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/japanese-naked-restaurant-to-ban-overweight-diners-1.2941711
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Posted 6/11/16 , edited 6/25/16
Ah, the sweet smell of failure.
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Makes sense. I can see the market, more than enough people work out now and wouldn't wanna see a bag of fat nude... I don't wanna sound evil, but the fact it imagine being a pro gamer and out of the 25 pro gramers you get stuck with the grandma that hasn't used a computer in 30 years
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the notion of eating without your clothes on, sitting on a chair where people were also undressed, seems highly unhygienic and irks me tbh.
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Posted 6/11/16 , edited 7/6/16
this is another one of those WTF JAPAN!? things, huh.
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Posted 6/11/16 , edited 7/5/16
Strut your stuff, Rising Sun.
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Posted 6/11/16
sure go eat where some sweaty guy or gal sat for an hour and catch something more I take it they will buy a lot Clorox and bleach to clean the sit then it be up to code
Posted 6/11/16
Hope somebody is wiping down the seats this sounds not sanitary! ick
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Posted 6/11/16 , edited 7/6/16
So many reasons for nope nope nope

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Posted 6/11/16 , edited 6/11/16
....whoa, whoa... 18 to 60??? Awh Hell No! Draw the line at early 40's.
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ck1west wrote:

Hope somebody is wiping down the seats this sounds not sanitary! ick


One thing to keep in mind. Japan does NOT have the same laws set in place as the US Health Dept. standards.
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namealreadytaken wrote:

the notion of eating without your clothes on, sitting on a chair where people were also undressed, seems highly unhygienic and irks me tbh.


I know, right?
Posted 6/11/16
I would lose my appetite
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o.o i wouldnt even walk inside!
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haha japan is a funny one
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