The brash Hotori Arashiyama is a far from regular girl with the lofty dream of becoming a genius high school detective, but for now she is working at the Seaside maid café to earn some extra money. Unfortunately the establishment itself is deserted and the teen is far from being the epitome of a gracious maid. Enter Toshiko, Hotori’s friend and classmate, whose expertise and passion for maid cafés – as well has her interest in Sanada, one of the few regular customers – leads her take on the quest to turn Seaside into a bistro to be proud of. However, can a cafe owned by an elderly woman whose solution to everything is curry and staffed by a clueless, foolhardy teenager really become a success, or even attract more than the usual four patrons?
At first I passed over this one for a while. Had other shows to watch and things to do. Sadly I think I should have put it off even longer. The Story  - A young girl named Arashiyama works at a maid-caffe and wants to be a detective. Yep thats it, prepare to have your world rocked an huge amount of MEDIOCRITY! The caffe isn't really a "maid" caffe. Our Heroine... read more
The best way to enjoy this anime is to be a fan of either SHAFT shows or a fan of wachy episodic comedies. If for example you demand a story with a plot, evolving characters, or artsy visuals ain’t your thing, then you better not head this way.
As far as SHAFT works go, this one seems to look a lot better, with a lot more actual animation and a lot less bizarre imagery and real life photographs... read more
|Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru||2006|