IS JAPAN COOL? DISCOVER
1. Café serving food/drinks where waitresses wear cute maid costumes and act as servants in a private home.
2. When a customer arrives at a café, he/she is courteously greeted, “Welcome home.” When the customer leaves the café, he/she is told, “Please come back safely.” Male guests are deferentially addressed as “my lord” and female guests as “my lady.”
3. Customers can chat with the maids and sometimes even play trifling games with them. Maids are thought of as charming ingénues (moe).
4. Rice omelet is a popular dish. At the customer's request, amusing messages are often written on the omelet in ketchup.
5. The number of maid cafés is expanding throughout Japan. The first such spot opened in Akihabara, Tokyo, where the most popular cafés are located.