Female staff members dressed as characters from the series welcomed customers to the cafe in Tokyo's Akihabara district when its doors opened at 8.30 a.m.
The 140-square meter shop, operated by the toy maker Bandai Co., seats 60 people. It is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Sundays. Alcoholic drinks are sold from 5 p.m.
The cafe also sells goods related to the "Gundam" series. Souvenirs include baked sweet confectionery shaped like the anime's characters.