The Fancy Madam is a Host Club Mitsune Konno frequently visits. While on first appearance the club is staffed by men, the staff are actually all women crossdressing as men.
In Love Hina: Secrets at Hinata Hotel, Naru Narusegawa and Motoko Aoyama pursue Mitsune to the club after Mitsune and Motoko's bodies were switched during the Living Souls Exchange ritual.
- Host and Hostess clubs are a common feature in the night-time entertainment industry of Japan. They employ staff and cater to clients of specific genders; serving drinks and attentive conversation. The staff who tend to the clients, known as Hosts or Hostesses, light cigarettes, pour drinks, offer flirtatious conversation, and sing karaoke to entertain customers.
- Hosts and Hostesses can be seen as the modern counterpart of Geisha, providing entertainment to the likes of groups of salarymen after work.
- Host and Hostess clubs are distinguished from strip clubs in that there is no dancing or nudity.