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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 attitude and tast...

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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 excited to share t...


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 game (hint: Gravit...


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 friends are ge...


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 demon maids.  ...


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 boys-dressed-as...


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 literally.The ma...


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 well as some o...


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 shampoo courses fr...


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 better ways to...


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 fanservice mixed with...


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 to for that trai...


Maids vs. Butlers: The eternal battle

The survey masters over at What Japan Thinks has a pair of questionnaires that went out concerning two facets of otaku culture: maids and butlers. These two groups have had their time in the limelight, most recently with shows like Kuroshit...


A new low in exericse: Maid aerobics DVD

Not too interested in getting fit with Hinako? If that's the case, then how about a group of maids? Alafista directed us to this new DVD of maids teaching simple aerobic exercises which features a group of three overly-cheery maids as they ...


Murder in Akibahara after maid turns down girlfriend request

There are a lot of ways to get that special someone to like you. Buying that someone flowers, perhaps a small box of chocolates would be a good way to show that you care. However, should your advances be denied, you do not then go and stab ...


Because they're not out of ideas yet: Samurai maid cafe

Why the hell not? We've got a maid cafe for everything else -- why not one for Samurai-themed maids? Sengoku style? Sure. Sengoku Style Cafe & Bar Mononopu is about five minutes away from Akihabara station, prime real estate to launch a...


Would you like some GAR with your tea, master?

Over at Cure Maid, they're celebrating the impending release of the Gurren Lagann movie with a special Gurren Lagann-themed cafe. The event, going on from August 22nd to September 15th down in Akihabara. Not only will there be food and Gurr...


Maids' legs lamps

"It's it's it's...It's indescribably beautiful! It reminds me of the Fourth of July!""Indescribably beautiful" indeed. Well OK, so maybe these two fashionable lamps featuring the lower half of a female maid and loli-goth...


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