7 Reasons to Go and Enjoy a Maid Cafe in Tokyo!

7 Reasons to Go and Enjoy a Maid Cafe in Tokyo

Meido Kissas or Maid Cafes are popular not only in Japan but also abroad. They are very popular in Japan where the waitresses are dressed in maid costumes acting as servants treating their customers as private home masters rather than just regular walk-in customers. Maids are sometimes thought to be servants of low status in other countries but maids in a maid cafe consider being one as an honor and because of this, tourists coming from abroad often make reservations beforehand to experience being given a master`s service. Keep on reading to discover the 7 reasons why one should go and enjoy a maid cafe in Tokyo, Japan.



 

7 Reasons to Go and Enjoy a Maid Cafe in Tokyo!

 

1. Akihabara is Maid Cafe`s Holy Land

There are Maid Cafes in almost all the downtown of every region in Japan. However, the holy land of the Otaku (a mecca for Otaku) is in Akihabara. It is a very popular old shop with many branches. Also, there are various concepts inside the maid cafe and in these various branches one might find the right one that fits their ideal choice.

 

2. Concepts one can Enjoy

In a Maid Cafe, male customers are called “Master” and female guests as “Mistress” Because of this, both the male and the female customers do not “visit” the Maid Cafe but they “go home” to the Maid Cafe. A customer is usually greeted “Welcome!” upon entering a cafe but in a Maid Cafe, one is greeted “Welcome back home Master or Mistress.” So when you enter a Maid Cafe and you are greeted this way, do not hesitate in taking the courage in trying to say “I`m home!”

 

3. Get Thrilled and Excited

Get thrilled and excited when a cute Maid puts a magic spell on the drink you ordered to make it more delicious. This is achieved with putting milk on your coffee or with a cute message while mixing your favorite drink. The excitement or the moe an Otaku gets for his or her order is something that cannot be expressed by words and could only be felt and experienced by visiting a Maid Cafe.

 

4. Delicious Food

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Aside from the soft drinks and alcoholic drinks one can enjoy at a Maid Cafe, there are also delicious foods a master could enjoy. Some of the cutely designed food will be served as a cute little bear or rabbit. The maid would often draw an illustration or write a message using ketchup on your Omelet Rice. The foods are not only cute but they are really delicious too. What`s surprising is that they also have an available meal for the children master.

 

5. Enjoyable Games

With an additional fee, one may enjoy playing games versus one of the maids. There are games where one could enjoy winning. One could win an original goods of a certain Maid Cafe. However there are also some Maid Cafes which do not have this system. Most of the customers that come to the Maid Cafe are Otaku who originally and basically love playing games or watching anime and so the concept of being able to play with or against a maid who is often depicted cutely in anime is something an Otaku will surely look forward to.

 

6. Live Show

Some of the maids in the Maid Cafe are girls aiming to become a Japanese idol. In Japan, Japanese idols become really very popular most especially among the Otaku. Being an idol does not only require cute looks but also talent and the competition could be tough between thousands of aspirants. Because of this, most of the aspiring Japanese idols consider the Maid Cafes as their training grounds and one of the training includes doing live shows in the Maid Cafes where they do part time job as a maid while aspiring to become an idol.

 

7. One May Take Pictures with the Maids

The Maid Cafes, as mentioned earlier, is a subcategory of cosplay and the maids are somebody you would not see on the streets commonly everyday. One may only see these maids during anime or cosplay events. So when you visit a Maid Cafe in Tokyo Japan, be sure to take a picture with the maids as a remembrance. This is a precious memory for the Otaku and for those who are fancied by cute anime looking girls. One can choose to have an instant print photo with the maid of his or her choice.

 

Conclusion

So there you go. This is just an idea because the prices differ depending on each Maid Cafe but the usual market price is around 2,000 ~ 5,000 Japanese yen. The entrance fee will usually cost 500 ~ 1,000 Japanese yen and sometimes, prices differ depending on the age of the “dear husband.” Group of girls and families with children visit the Maid Cafe too. Be sure to visit the Maid Cafes in Tokyo when you visit Japan next time.

 

7 Reasons to Go and Enjoy a Maid Cafe in Tokyo!

1. Akihabara is Maid Cafe`s Holy Land
2. Concepts one can Enjoy
3. Get Thrilled and Excited
4. Delicious Food
5. Enjoyable Games
6. Live Show
7. One May Take Pictures with the Maids