AKKxp has announced that they will be hosting their first Maid Cafe since 2020. This is the perfect event for anyone who wants to check out a Maid Cafe but doesn’t want to wait for the next anime convention.

Spring Kirby/ Maid Cosplay Cafe will take place from April 30th and May 1st from Noon to 7pm. The event will be hosted at AFKxp with the support of Kinu Café. This is a free event and walk-ins are welcomed but guest are encouraged to make reservation to ensure they have a spot.

In honor of the series 30th anniversary, the theme of the event will be Kirby. The event will feature Kirby themed food and drinks while there will be games plus a raffle with the opportunity to win prizes.

Maid cafes are cosplay restaurants in which the staff is dressed in maid or butler attire. During a visit, guest get to enjoy some treats while playing games with staff. They started in Japan and now have become a staple of anime conventions in North America. Major conventions like FanimeCon and Crunchyroll Expo also have their own maid cafe during the weekends.

AFKxp Tech+Games could only be described as the heart of the gaming community in the South Bay. They are located on the second floor of LVL Up and share a space with The Retro Fix. Bedsides the Maid Cafe, they also host swap meets, artist allies and game nights.

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