Another reason for goths to visit Ginza, TokyoJune 22nd, 2009 by Gabrielle Faust received 4 Comments »
Horror, Vampires & Vampirology
Below blurb from the La Carmina blog (Feb. 2008). I double checked to make sure the restaurant is still in operation and it is!
You dropped a few hundred on a Moi-Même-Moitié dress; you might as well dish out a hundred more at the Vampire Café in Ginza. Blood isn’t on the menu but it’s splattered all over the glowing red floors. The snug rooms are piped with Baroque music and peppered with crucifixes, spiders, skulls, candelabras, and Dracula’s coffin. (Sounds like home to any Gothic Lolita.) Thick, beaded drapes ensure that any naughty behavior in the booths won’t make the rounds on the Internet. The waitresses dress in Gothic French maid outfits and the waiters wear tuxedos (do they ask you to “vokkk dizzz vayyy?”). Like at the Alice in Wonderland café, each table comes with a bell, which you can ring for a “Vampire’s blood cocktail” or a cigarette… Click here to read the rest of this article on La Carmina! Click here for more information on the Vampire Cafe (site in Japanese).