Japan’s internationally-famous maid cafe maidreamin will present authentic and fun maid service at ANI:ME Abu Dhabi October 27-29. The three-day event is a celebration of Japanese popular culture, showcasing the best of anime, manga, cinema, music, and games, as well as anime-influenced comics, animation and films from around the world.
maidreamin will bring kawaii delight to their masters and princesses, with three of maidreamin’s most loved and awarded maids, Mariru (Akihabara), Hinata (Shibuya), and Peace (Shinjuku), performing songs as “maidreamin Special Unit: 003”.
Other guests of the first-year event include renowned Japanese cosplayer Enako, Japanese mascots SANASENABONA, manga artist Shinji Hiramatsu (Doberman Deka, Black Angels), writer Kaworu Kurosaki (Rurouni Kenshin, Captain Tsubasa), satsuma biwa musician Yuiko Mizushima, Japanese comedian Amezari Hirai, and E-Sports events presented by SUPICO featuring Japanese pro-gamers EITA (Street Fighter) and RIRAN (Call of Duty: Black Ops).
ANI:ME will also present musical performances by JAM Project, FLOW, Mika Kobayashi (Attack on Titan), and a Hatsune Miku augmented reality photo booth.
Tickets and information at http://www.animeabudhabi.com
maidreamin is the No.1 Maid Café restaurant in Akihabara. Founded in 2008, maidreamin has become the largest maid cafe chain with 17 locations and over 400 servants from Japan and around the world.
In 2016, three of maidreamin’s most loved and awarded maids appeared as guests of honor at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, the top anime and Japanese culture event in America. Expert maids Mariru, Hinata, and Ayame performed as “maidreamin Special Unit: 003”, delighting fans and instructing newcomers at the AX Maid Cafe on the traditions and excitement of maid cafe culture.
The AX Maid Café sold out on the first day. Attendees had the unique opportunity to experience authentic Japanese maid cafe performances at the maid cafe. maidreamin spoke in frequent English to the audience, starting their show with the candle ceremony by saying, “When we light this candle, we know our masters and princess are here. We are your maids. Welcome back to maidreamin. Moe Moe Kyun!”
In addition to their performance at the maid café, maidreamin performed a live show at the AX2016 opening ceremony stage in front of the packed audience. The streaming anime service Crunchyroll invited maidreamin to their stage on day 2 of the event and set the record for fans in attendance at the booth during the convention.
maidreamin welcomes fans from all over the world at their cafes in Japan, and spreads their happiness message in English and Japanese to male and female fans of all nationalities (Twitter: 15,000+ followers, Facebook: 60,000+ followers). Maidreamin’s popularity and influence continue to expand, bringing smiles to Japanese culture fans everywhere.
maidreamin Special Unit: 003
Mariru (Akihabara) – likes Pocky, banana sweets, anime, and video games! She’s an expert at making the “moe moe kyun” heart!
Hinata (Shibuya) – likes singing, dancing, and doing impressions of Doraemon!
Peace (Shinjuku) – likes stars, fluffy clouds, Konpeito sugar candies!
Enako began her involvement in cosplay after becoming interested in the television anime series The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Rozen Maiden.
She organized the idol unit “Panache!” in 2012, and performed frequently through 2013.
With over 200K followers on Twitter, Enako is a cosplay sensation in Japan, appearing at , cosplay, and television events around the country, such as Japan’s famous Comiket.