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DrizzlingEnthalpy



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:11 am Reply with quote
Japan continues to lead the world in fine cuisine.

I say "continues" not because of its previous anime-based restaurants, of course, but because of the Windows 7 Whopper. Yummers!
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Wooga



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:20 am Reply with quote
That sounds pretty cool... I was sad lately because I never got to go to the Sakura Taisen cafe before it closed, but maybe I can check this out. Gimmicky but fun.
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msgundam2



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:22 am Reply with quote
I wont to see a waitress with Gundam horns.
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H0shi



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:36 am Reply with quote
Wish I could go there...

will there be some Haro freebies? Shocked
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PetrifiedJello



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:48 am Reply with quote
Note: menus are not translated so visitors must be fluent in Japanese.

Goodness, Bandai's got financial issues and they're now doing this? What's next, Gundam Maids?
Rolling Eyes

Best of luck, I guess.
I wonder if kids dads get a Gundam toy with every meal purchase.
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FaytLein



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:15 am Reply with quote
Ah, the throngs of fans running in there should make some people lots of money. Makes me sad that we will never ever get something like this. I wonder if they do theme days, like one day of First Gundam, then another of SEED or Victory....
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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:59 am Reply with quote
PetrifiedJello wrote:
Note: menus are not translated so visitors must be fluent in Japanese.


Thought the official language in Gundam universe is English.... Laughing
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firedragon54738



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:20 am Reply with quote
So are the waitress going to wear the uniforms of all the gundam series or be dress like gundams
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darksharingan



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:09 pm Reply with quote
I'd love to go there and have all services related to specifically Gundam Wing since it's the best of all the series.
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chicogrande



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:30 pm Reply with quote
darksharingan wrote:
I'd love to go there and have all services related to specifically Gundam Wing since it's the best of all the series.


They'll be serving Gundam "wings"!
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:02 pm Reply with quote
On the subject of relevant puns, I wonder whether their dishes will contain GM ingredients. They are mass produced, after all.
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tuxedocat



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 4:58 pm Reply with quote
chicogrande wrote:
darksharingan wrote:
I'd love to go there and have all services related to specifically Gundam Wing since it's the best of all the series.


They'll be serving Gundam "wings"!


LOL! I was sort of wondering why the building wasn't, um, cylindrical (sort of like a colony...)
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Hon'ya-chan



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 14, 2010 7:03 pm Reply with quote
firedragon54738 wrote:
So are the waitress going to wear the uniforms of all the gundam series or be dress like gundams


i know a friend that has a major crush on Lady Une and Lucrezia Noin from Gundam Wing. He'd be on those girls in a heartbeat.
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crosswithyou



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:32 am Reply with quote
I'm totally there! Only costs like 540 yen or so to Akihabara from here. =D
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CursedFrogurt



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PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2010 3:31 am Reply with quote
I didn't realize that the unofficial Mobile Suit Bars have closed down. I used to occasionally frequent Bar Zeon. The ladies and other customers there were always chill people who were a little different from the stand-offish schmucks one usually encounters in Tokyo.

Oh well, no doubt that this cafe will no be nowhere near as social. I guess it'll be nice to go to once or twice.
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