Tokyo’s Manuscript Writer’s Cafe won’t let guests leave until they finish their work

Inside the “anti-procrastination” cafe where staff check you HOURLY to make sure you’re doing the job (and you can’t leave until you’ve done it)

  • A cafe in Japan is going viral online for its unique concept for procrastinators
  • Manuscript Writing Cafe only lets people in if they have a task to complete
  • Staff check customers hourly and only let them go when their work is done
  • The cafe offers guests unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and high-speed Wi-Fi

A quirky cafe in Japan offers a unique service designed for customers procrastinating on a deadline where staff check you every hour and won’t let you leave until you finish your work.

Manuscript Writing Cafe in Tokyo has ten separate workstations and only allows people to leave when they have finished their work.

Staff check in guests several times an hour with free snacks to make sure they’re still working, and provide unlimited tea, coffee, water, and high-speed Wi-Fi.

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A unique cafe in Japan offers a one-of-a-kind service designed for procrastinators where staff check your work to make sure you’re doing your job

Manuscript Writing Cafe in Tokyo has ten separate workstations and only allows people to leave when they have finished their work

Manuscript Writing Cafe in Tokyo has ten separate workstations and only allows people to leave when they have finished their work

Staff check in customers several times an hour with free snacks to make sure they're still working and provide unlimited tea, coffee, water and high-speed Wi-Fi

Staff check in customers several times an hour with free snacks to make sure they’re still working and provide unlimited tea, coffee, water and high-speed Wi-Fi

The one-of-a-kind cafe is in the city’s Koenji district and has become a hotspot for local writers, editors, artists, proofreaders and video producers.

It only lets people in if they have work to do and charges 150 Japanese yen, which equals AU$1.15 for the first half hour, then 300 per hour after that.

Upon entering the venue, guests are given a card to fill out detailing what they wish to do and given a stamp once they have completed their tasks allowing them to leave.

It only lets people in if they have work to do and charges 150 Japanese yen, which equals AU$1.15 for the first half hour, then 300 per hour after that.

It only lets people in if they have work to do and charges 150 Japanese yen, which equals AU$1.15 for the first half hour, then 300 per hour after that.

Upon entering the venue, guests are given a card to fill out detailing what they wish to do and given a stamp once they have completed their tasks allowing them to leave

Upon entering the venue, guests are given a card to fill out detailing what they wish to do and given a stamp once they have completed their tasks allowing them to leave

The one-of-a-kind cafe is in the city's Koenji district and has become a hotspot for local writers, editors, artists, proofreaders and video producers.

The one-of-a-kind cafe is in the city’s Koenji district and has become a hotspot for local writers, editors, artists, proofreaders and video producers.

A travel blogger known as Leanne in Japan recently went viral after posting a video of his visit.

“You have to tell them what you’re going to be working on and then they’ll check you up to six times an hour to make sure you’re not slacking off and every time they stop they’ll bring you unlimited free snacks. , “she said in the now viral clip.

“When you’ve finished your work, they’ll give you an orange stamp, letting you know you’re now free to go.”

Its video has over 618,900 with hundreds of comments from viewers intrigued by the unconventional concept.

A travel blogger known as Leanne in Japan recently went viral on TikTok after posting a video of her visit

A travel blogger known as Leanne in Japan recently went viral on TikTok after posting a video of her visit

“Actually, I really need it because my procrastination is severe,” one person said.

“I’ll go later,” joked a second while another wrote, “Guess I’m bringing a sleeping bag.”

“Kindness and torture at the same time,” laughed a fourth.

In the comments, Leanne said only go to Manuscript Cafe if “you’re ready to work” and the staff are “super nice and motivating”.

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