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Vampire Cafe

Vampire Cafe

The Vampire Cafe in Ginza is another fabulous entry in the themed restaurant series in Tokyo. The head vampire here is called Rose, and he is fantastic on every level. He also happens to have his own band, and is an avid twitter user. Most of the patrons in this establishment are female, and they […]

Artnia – Square Enix Cafe

So Square Enix decided to close its elaborately named “Character Goods Shop” in favour of a venture into Japan’s favourite theme cafe business. Inside an egg. The result was… OK. Just OK. Artnia’s menu doesn’t have much variety, and the 6 bottles of alcohol from which all the cocktails are made sit on top of […]

Alcatraz E.R.

Alcatraz E.R. is a prison hospital themed izakaya in Shibuya. It is near the O-West gig venue, and the address is:  Tokyo, Shibuya, Dogenzaka, 2−13−5 ハーベストビルディング2F. The nearest stations are Shibuya and Shinsen. After you take the elevator to the second floor, you will be greeted by some prison bars with 4 buttons behind them. […]

Capcom Bar

The Capcom Bar is an entertainment bar located near the Shinjuku Ward Office, a stone’s throw away from the amazing Robot Restaurant. The nearest subway exit is B9 from the Shinjuku Sanchome station on the Marunouchi line, but it is also within walking distance from the JR Shinjuku and Seibu Shinjuku stations. There is no […]

Robot Restaurant – The Greatest Show On Earth

Nothing that originated from Japan that the west has stared at in disbelief and/or laughed at even comes close to the colossus of entertainment that is the Robot Restaurant. Situated in Shinjuku’s notorious Kabukicho district, it is the one thing you must do while in Japan. To be fair, calling it a restaurant is a stretch, […]

Mai Dreamin

Mai Dreamin is the number 1 maid cafe chain in Japan, with 6 locations in Akihabara alone. They also have cafes in Nagoya and Osaka. I’ve visited 2 of their locations in Akihabara, and it was definitely a lot of fun. For those who don’t know, maid cafes are establishments where young girls dressed in […]