There are loads of internet cafes in Japan. But it seems there's only one that looks like a traditional Japanese inn. Welcome to Nagomi Style Cafe.

Located in Tokyo's geek mecca Akihabara, this internet cafe is designed after a Kyoto inn. The Japanese word "nagomi" (和み) mean to soothe or calm. That's exactly what this net cafe aims to do!

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So, this could also be the most relaxing and peaceful internet cafe you've ever visited.

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The staff is decked out in traditional garb.

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Each booth is also done up in Japanese style with tatami mats. The booths are singles or doubles.

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[via Nagomi Tsubaki]

But traditional doesn't mean analog! Nagomi Cafe says all its computers are "high spec."

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If you get bored of surfing the net, you can also read any of the twenty-five thousand manga volumes the cafe has.

That's a lot of manga—many of the volumes are new, too.

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[via Nagomi Tsubaki]

Just don't read them all at once.

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You can also order food and drinks.

There's even a place to shower in case you're planning on an extended stay or just need to freshen up.

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[via Nagomi Tsubaki]

But don't shower in your clothes! You'll be happy to know that soap, shampoo, a toothbrush and toothpaste, and a towel are included in the shower fee, which is only a couple bucks for those using a booth.

But how much does it cost to get a booth? First, visitors need to register for 200 yen (US$1.68). Then after that, you can reserve blocks of time. For example, three hours during a weekday is 1,280 yen ($10.75), while thirty minutes is only 300 yen ($2.52). Weekends and holidays are slightly more expensive.

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For those interested in visiting, check out the cafe's official site or Akihabara Online for directions.

Top photo: Akihabara Online

All other photos: Nagomi Style Cafe | Facebook/Twitter

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