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MAHARAJA

Generic name of high-quality disco chain store where maharaja (MAHARAJA) unfolded in all over Japan for the from 1980s to 1990s.

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The history

 

August, 1982: We open the maharaja first shop in Osaka Minami, and the north presents the south throughout Japan to Kyushu, Okinawa from Sapporo.

 

December, 1984: We win popularity as "Azabujuban maharaja" is called social phenomenon as the seventh store store.

 

We develop dozens of stores afterwards in the whole country in the golden age.

 

May, 1989: We open store in Honolulu in Hawaii.

 

August, 2003: In Roppongi "maharaja Tokyo" return; live; close a shop in January, 2005 though open.

 

May, 2005: We close a shop in July, 2010 though manager changes and opens as "the Roppongi King & queen" again.

 

December, 2007: In Nakasu "maharaja Fukuoka" return; live; close a shop on August 15, 2009 though open.

 

November, 2010: "Maharaja Roppongi" opening.

 

April, 2014 "maharaja Osaka" opening.


Culture that maharaja brought about.

●Entering a shop check

Allegiance test system of fear that label that person who was not able to enter in system that only visitor whom the shop side including clothes and style OK'd put in the shop was uncool was put on opened from here. Category called checkered disco was established commonly. However, a feeling of discrimination to be free pass occurs of foreign model and entertainer, and dissatisfaction appeared, too, but naturally comes to be thought now.

 

●Rostrum

Manners and customs that girl rose one step to expensive stand and danced of edge of dance floor occurred from maharaja. When this is Nagoya maharaja, and there was party, it is hint, and what people who became high get on on the speaker of floor and have begun to dance appears as exclusive rostrum at the time of Tokyo maharaja opening. It infiltrated other discos.

 

●Black clothes to laugh at

As for the employee of previous disco, nihilistic existence and market price were fixed at the corner of the eye like cool in visitors who appeared. We exchanged violent arm thrusts, and the first impression was witty. However, dance ruwade, end acted as go-between in relation between visitors with amiability haiiwa smile of uniform employees separated by color according to rank (black clothes first erai) in maharajas and reminded visitor of, anyway, disco having been service industry. These;, as for top and the black clothes which did, it was wonder boy in Masaru Narita of Tokyo maharaja, president probably because bought, and Narita carried out even record debut as singer.





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