Living in Tokyo, you’ll notice many Maid Cafes in the Akihabara otaku shopping district. Here are some maid cafe flyers handed out by maids at the train station advertising their cafes.
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Here is a map of England. Next is the map of England redrawn by the imaginative Japanese users of bulletin board forum 2-channel in the shape of a girl worrying her bust size.
Train and anime okaku will be excited to learn that there is a Doraemon train service running in Japan. The newest one is the special Odakyu F-Train‘, which began service last summer running along the Odakyu line and was specially made to attract visitors to the Fujiko F. Fujio Museum in Kawasaki.
The ‘F-Train‘ has 10 cars each with their own Doraemon designs on the exterior and as well as on the interior with Doraemon themed warning stickers, posters and holding straps.
Young Japanese women dressed up as maids are a common site in geek capital Akihabara (Akiba). They work in maid cafes or stand in the street handling out flyers to all the otaku who frequent the area. Here are several photos of the Akiba maids working hard even in this hot summer heat.
Otaku and anime fans will recognize these varied manga drawings of Lum from Urusei Yatsura うる星やつら.
Nice drawing. Which do you prefer more for your ideal girlfriend – 2D or 3D girls?
Japan’s first robot? Japan’s first otaku?
Let’s face it, no one really likes eating alone all the time. That’s why Oshokuji no Jikan 素人・THEお食事の時間~私といっしょに食べようよ~ is a DVD series aimed at lonely otaku guys who either work all day, have no friends or have no social skills to land a date or a combination of all three. Luckily for them, the folks at K-Network produced a 3 DVD virtual dinner date series where the viewer pretends he’s eating a meal with a (girl) friend.