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Yatchan and Fukuchan are two macaque monkeys that serve customers hot towels and drinks at the Kaoru Otsuka restaurant north of Tokyo. They’re given soya beans as tips.

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March 14th, 2009 at 1:24 pm miKel says:

Wow... people are kinda ridiculous... Oh look a cute little furry monkey! Yes! Lets go there to eat! Oh cool! You can "tip" them with soy beans! AWESOME!

Whereas I think of it as; Oh look! A cute little monkey having to do a pretty dang boring mindless task every day! Sweet! And look! He has an adorable little chain around his neck! Awwww...

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November 16th, 2008 at 5:13 am - - Chaotic Neutral - - says:

I saw the chain around his neck...And is it just me, or does the chain sorta look like a handcuff?
Eh...It's probably just me.
Gomenesai for the stupid comment ^^;;;

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November 16th, 2008 at 3:42 am flame says:

awesome!!!monkeys will soon take over and rule the world!

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November 15th, 2008 at 10:43 pm Iones says:

Goddamn macaque monkeys
They always steal my food and artifacts
all my dwarves are trained to kill them for the good of the fortress

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November 9th, 2008 at 6:17 pm RJ says:

Then you'd have a chunky monkey, waddling around, pooting a lot, breathing all heavy and staring bug-eyed you and your friends when you eat.

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November 6th, 2008 at 12:22 am The Used Nirvana says:

Maybe I should get a monkey for my house to fetch me some water. I will pay him in bannanas!
Lots of bannanas and icecream. Who wouldn't like that?

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November 5th, 2008 at 11:14 pm RJ says:

I was kinda looking at that chain, as well. And in that close-up shot near the beginning, the monkey did not have a very happy look on his face.

I'm guessing they were trained for this purpose as a draw for new customers. It's cute, but I would need to see much more evidence that the monkeys enjoy their work before I'd be accepting of the situation.

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November 5th, 2008 at 8:13 pm -_-Kurt-_- says:

In the inevitable future, all our labour force will be replaced by animals like Monkeys!

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November 5th, 2008 at 4:02 pm Pirotechnix says:

Sadly, those monkeys serve better than some of the wait staff I've been exposed to...

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November 5th, 2008 at 3:05 pm Turtleboy412 says:

Three Japaneese posts in three days?

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November 5th, 2008 at 2:43 pm nika says:

Say 'macaque' fast three times in a row. :P

Other than that: yes he's cute, and yes he gets his little soy beans as a prize- but I can still see a chain around his neck.

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November 5th, 2008 at 2:31 pm Aaron the Magnificent says:

That's really cool. I want a pet monkey!

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