Japanese Cuddle Cafe Lets Patrons Spoon With A Stranger

Japanese Cuddle Cafe Lets Patrons Spoon With A Stranger

'Soine-ya' offers its members the chance to sleep next to someone for a price, with additional extras like patting or gazing into their eyes.

Emma Hutchings
  • 11 october 2012

If you’re desperate for a cuddle, head to the newly opened ‘Soine-ya‘ (‘sleeping together-shop’) in Akihabara, Japan. Kotaku reports that the business is the first of its kind in the country. Customers must first pay a membership fee of ¥3,000 ($39), and are then charged for the amount of time they spend sleeping next to a woman. Twenty minutes is ¥3,000 ($39), six hours is ¥30,000 ($386), and ten hours is ¥50,000 ($650).

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