It's a self-service cafeteria. You pick up what you want from the bakery section or the deli canteen, and you bus your own tray back when you've finished. This not only keeps the overheads (and prices) down, it exemplifies the whole Muji philosophy. The idea is nothing new, but the sheer size and professionalism of Meal Muji is still hugely impressive, and so are the prices.
In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.