Tokyo's first Russian-style maid cafe

Food & Drink Nov 4, 2016

Tokyo's first Russian-style maid cafe

by Patrick St. Michel

Twelve men sit in silence at a new cafe in Tokyo's Shinjuku district as three women dressed in Russian attire start serving a sour-looking plate of borscht. The men have each paid ¥15,000 to attend this soft opening of ItaCafe, which bills itself as the ...

Fire at Hiroshima maid cafe leaves three people dead

National Oct 9, 2015

Fire at Hiroshima maid cafe leaves three people dead

Three people died and a 21-year-old woman working at a maid cafe was in critical condition after a fire broke out just before 10 p.m. Thursday night in a building in Hiroshima's entertainment district, police said Friday. Police found two bodies — one of a ...