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ShinseiCon 2023 – Shinsei Cafe
8 April - 9 April$100
What is Shinsei?
Shinsei Con is a one (1) day pop culture event which heavily focuses on Japanese maid café culture.
Come enjoy a day of Food, Cosplay, Gaming, Activities, Giveaways and much more!
What is a Maid Cafe?
Maid cafés are a subcategory of cosplay restaurants found predominantly in Japan. In these cafés, waitresses, dressed in maid costumes, act as servants, and treat customers as masters in a private home, rather than as café patrons.
Maid cafés first appeared in 2001 in Akihabara, Tokyo (or “Akiba,” the main pilgrimage centre for electronics and pop culture fans), and soon spread throughout the world. country. Today there are so many such cafés in Akihabara that they have become one of the peculiarities of that place.
In these cafeterias, also known as meido kissa, it is common for waitresses to be dressed in a kind of “cute” French maid outfit laden with ruffles and bows with a miniskirt. These coffee shops began as places whose usual clientele was anime and video game fans that expected to see characters from manga and anime serving there, as if they had jumped into the real world from a two-dimensional one.