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14th Nov '17 1:58:37 PM rixion
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* Judging by the number of mooks in maid outfits throwing kitchen knives that show up when everyone in Valestine Castle that wasn't a named character got turned into a monster, Count [=MacGuire=] of ''VideoGame/{{Ys}}: The Oath in Felghana'' had one of these.

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* Judging by the number of mooks in maid outfits throwing kitchen knives that show up when everyone in Valestine Castle that wasn't a named character got turned into a monster, Count [=MacGuire=] of ''VideoGame/{{Ys}}: The Oath in Felghana'' ''Videogame/YsTheOathInFelghana'' had one of these.
3rd Nov '17 7:33:05 PM DustSnitch
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* Sun Shang Xiang [[NoNameGiven (as she is known in other works)]] in ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' was said to have over a hundred maids at her command the very least, [[AmazonBrigade all of them]] [[NinjaMaid trained to be]] {{Action Girl}}s by [[BadassPrincess Sun]] herself.

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* Sun Shang Xiang [[NoNameGiven (as she is known in other works)]] in ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' was said to have over a hundred maids at her command the very least, [[AmazonBrigade all of them]] [[NinjaMaid trained to be]] {{Action Girl}}s by [[BadassPrincess Sun]] Sun herself.
17th Sep '17 12:59:03 PM nombretomado
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Oh, and usually they ''all'' wear {{Meido}} / FrenchMaid uniforms. Yes, including the ones whose duties would normally require a completely different dress code. Such is the power of {{Fanservice}}.[[note]]Note to editors: Examples where fewer than, say, 2/3rds of them wear it may fit better under AmazonBrigade. If it's their equivalent of full dress uniform, [[TropesAreFlexible that's close enough.]][[/note]]

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Oh, and usually they ''all'' wear {{Meido}} / FrenchMaid uniforms. Yes, including the ones whose duties would normally require a completely different dress code. Such is the power of {{Fanservice}}.[[note]]Note to editors: Examples where fewer than, say, 2/3rds of them wear it may fit better under AmazonBrigade. If it's their equivalent of full dress uniform, [[TropesAreFlexible [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible that's close enough.]][[/note]]
21st May '17 2:45:58 AM TheKaizerreich
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* ''Anime/{{Gravion}}'': The staff of Klein Sandman's castle, excluding his BattleButler, are the co-TropeCodifier. To quote the {{Meido}} entry: "''Servant maids, Guard maids, [[NinjaMaid commando maids]], hacker maids, mechanic maids, and even one member of the central [[SuperRobot robotics]] team. [[spoiler:Who of course turns out to be a '''[[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Robot]]''' Maid]]''". [[http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/6586/moe30952gravion.jpg See for yourselves]].

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* ''Anime/{{Gravion}}'': The staff of Klein Sandman's castle, excluding his BattleButler, are the co-TropeCodifier. To quote the {{Meido}} entry: "''Servant maids, Guard maids, [[NinjaMaid commando maids]], hacker maids, mechanic maids, and even one member of the central [[SuperRobot robotics]] team. [[spoiler:Who of course turns out to be a '''[[RidiculouslyHumanRobots Robot]]''' Maid]]''". [[http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/6586/moe30952gravion.[[https://abload.de/img/yande.re30952anyaarmog2s1l.jpg See for yourselves]].
10th May '17 9:55:37 AM Prime32
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* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'': Remilia Scarlet has several hundred maids. This seems to be more of an attempt to invoke this trope than anything else as, excepting [[NinjaMaid Sa]][[TimeStandsStill ku]][[KnifeNut ya]], they're all fairies, making them completely useless. In one of the official manga, she bolsters the service by adopting a gaggle of hobgoblins.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'': Remilia Scarlet has several hundred maids. maids and is always hiring for new ones. This seems to be more mostly for the sake of an attempt [[ConspicuousConsumption showing off her wealth]] or having someone to invoke this trope than anything else as, excepting [[NinjaMaid Sa]][[TimeStandsStill ku]][[KnifeNut ya]], boss around, as with the exception of [[TheJeeves Sakuya]] they're all fairies, making them completely useless. [[OurFairiesAreDifferent fairies]], who are next to useless for actual work. In [[Manga/WildAndHornedHermit one of the official manga, manga]] she bolsters the service by adopting adds [[HouseFey a gaggle of hobgoblins.hobgoblins]] to the household roster, who are more competent but mostly kept out of sight.



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Any grand enough palace in history had this by necessity.
* Ditto hotels.
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8th Mar '17 12:07:53 PM nombretomado
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** Likewise, Ritch Dotcom from [[MegaManStarForce the sequel series]] has ''Secretary'' Corps who are InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals. Justified in the games where non important [=NPCs=] have generic sprites, but they all look the same in the anime.

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** Likewise, Ritch Dotcom from [[MegaManStarForce [[VideoGame/MegaManStarForce the sequel series]] has ''Secretary'' Corps who are InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals. Justified in the games where non important [=NPCs=] have generic sprites, but they all look the same in the anime.
25th Sep '16 3:59:40 PM ThatBitterTase
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* In several of the ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' games, Dracula has one of these - the Persephone monsters, who are cute girls in maid outfits, often with vacuum cleaners. [[NinjaMaid They also know kung-fu.]]
10th May '16 1:35:48 PM MiinU
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* ''Manga/GirlsBravo'': Fukuyama's estate is regularly patrolled by an army of gun wielding maids, who're all ex-military. But they're mainly there to cater to [[HandsomeLech his perversion]], since he has floor vents installed throughout the mansion to create updrafts whenever he wants to see [[PantyShot under their skirts.]]]

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* ''Manga/GirlsBravo'': Fukuyama's estate is regularly patrolled by an army of gun wielding maids, who're all ex-military. But they're mainly there to cater to [[HandsomeLech his perversion]], since he has floor vents installed throughout the mansion to create updrafts whenever he wants to see [[PantyShot under their skirts.]]]]]
10th May '16 1:35:10 PM MiinU
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* ''Manga/GirlsBravo'': Fukunaga's BodyguardBabes MaidCorps are expressly for Fanservice (namely, his own).

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* ''Manga/GirlsBravo'': Fukunaga's BodyguardBabes MaidCorps are expressly for Fanservice (namely, Fukuyama's estate is regularly patrolled by an army of gun wielding maids, who're all ex-military. But they're mainly there to cater to [[HandsomeLech his own).perversion]], since he has floor vents installed throughout the mansion to create updrafts whenever he wants to see [[PantyShot under their skirts.]]]
20th Apr '16 8:01:52 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* In the ''Series/GetSmart'' movie ''The Nude Bomb'', the villain's plan was to first destroy all fabric in the world and then rule it by becoming the only supplier of clothing. The obvious problem (how to provide such clothing) would be solved with his one expert seamstress and a cloning machine, which he planned to use to build an ''army'' of seamstresses. (In fact, the revelation that he ''had'' a clothing machine was the key to an important plot point that had puzzled the protagonist through the whole movie.)
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