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3:00 PM on 09.05.2013

Maidens spotted at the Cure Maid Cafe

These themed cafés sure seem to be taking off, but I think Rozen Maiden is the kind of anime I can really see translating well to a set menu. It's not like it's all about food and drink, but Shinku especially has an at...

Chris Walden


9:30 PM on 08.07.2013

Rejoice, New Yorkers: A Maid Cafe is opening soon in NYC

Congratulations, people of the Big Apple; Horizon Enterprise Group, Inc. is going to have a Grand Opening of New York's very first Maid Cafe! And from the looks of it, the people that are bringing this treasure to NYC are exc...

Salvador GRodiles

8:00 PM on 06.12.2012

Gravity Rush out now, PSN first-week buys get free DLC

Actually, I'd love to say that that "out now" thing is true, but as of this writing (about 1900 on June 12th), the PlayStation Network Store has yet to update and it is! Of course, you could buy the Elliot's favorite Vita gam...

Josh Tolentino

12:00 PM on 04.05.2012

Licensing GET: Mahoromatic: I'm Home

Sentai Filmworks are at it again with the announcement of Mahoromatic: I'm Home (Tadaima Okaeri). This two episode OVA series, that debuted in 2009, was a small follow up on the original Mahoromatic series. We find Mahoro and...

Josh Totman

5:00 PM on 02.14.2012

Celebrate Valentines Day by having maids take your blood

By taking your blood, I mean that you will have the honor of having maids tend to you, as you donate blood to those in need. I would like to apologize to those who were expecting to get mauled by vampire and/or demo...

Salvador GRodiles

10:00 AM on 11.07.2010

Grannies open a different kind of maid cafe in Ikebukuro

Japan's maid cafe industry can be a competitive one. It's not enough to have a bunch of cute girls wait on girl-deprived customers, you have to have something special to stand out. We've seen samurai maids, zombie maids, and ...

Bob Muir

6:00 PM on 06.17.2010

Morbid moe off the mortal coil with Zombie Maid cafe

Otaku are often criticized for preferring 2D characters that aren't alive to 3D disgusting pig, but this attempt to bring 3D to the appeal of 2D perfection seems to have taken the "lifeless" assertion a little too l...

Josh Tolentino

4:30 PM on 12.29.2009

CNNGo's picks for Tokyo's best maid cafes

It was nice of CNNGo Tokyo to pick out the top ten best maid cafes in the Big Mikan. With the hundreds they have there, sorting them out would be tedious for some. Not for me, but for some. They've put together a top fiver as...

Dale North

3:30 PM on 12.29.2009

Moesham, a maid hair salon that likes to rub your head

Moesham is not a sham. It's a hair salon where cute maids wash your hair, clean your ears and more.*looks in the mirror*Wow, would you look at that? I'm about due for a haircut! The Akihabara-based salon offers a menu of sha...

Dale North

12:00 PM on 12.07.2009

Never, EVER bring this Maid Station PC to a LAN party

Or, anywhere else in public for that matter. Japan Trend Shop's description of this maid-shaped computer casing is as follows:Is there a better way to merge the otaku dual-loves of computers and sexy maids?Yes. There are many...

Josh Tolentino

12:00 PM on 10.25.2009

First Impressions: Kiddy Girl-and

Summary: Maid cafe antics abound, coupled with panties jokes and slapstick. My memories of the original Kiddy Grade have been ruined.The original Kiddy Grade was a futuristic female buddy cop anime, featuring plenty of fanser...

Jon Snyder





12:00 PM on 09.08.2009

A new anime approaches: Ladies vs. Butlers

No, I'm not joking.Moetron caught word of this recently on 2ch, and it's been confirmed in Degenki no Kanzume, that the shonen light novel about a "bad boy" who wants to become a butler. The school that he's going t...

Brad Rice