Café-limited menus & goods will be sold! “Rilakkuma Town Café” to open in Ikebukuro
In accordance of the 15th anniversary exhibition, “Rilakkuma Town e Yokoso,” “Rilakkuma Town Café” will be opened for a limited time offer. Many kinds of photogenic collaborative menus items and café-limited original goods will be sold. The interior of the shop and the limited goods using original illustrations of cute bears are a “must see.”
You must make a reservation before visiting “Rilakkuma Town Café” but you can make a reservation on the same day if the café is not too crowded. “Original Big Can Badge (1 variety will be offered randomly out of 3 varieties) will be offered to those of who make a reservation before visiting the café, “Original Luncheon Mat (1 variety will be offered randomly out of 4 varieties) will be offered to visitors of the café and an “Original Post Card (1 variety will be offered out of 3 varieties) will be offered to those who order a menu item (one card per order).
Below are the menu items and goods they will sell! ※All prices noted below do not include tax
Rilakkuma no Attaka 3 Shoku Stew – 1,490 yen
A pastel-colored (3 colored) stew using the motif of Rilakkuma Town. It is a delicious white stew that contains chicken.
Korilakkuma no Fuwa Fuwa Curry Udon – 1,190 yen
A slightly pink-colored white curry udon noodle dish! The hot spring egg shaped like Korilakkuma is floated on the pink-colored cream.
Kiiroi Tori no Fuwatoro Omelet rice – 1,390 yen
Omelet rice is known as a standard menu item of the café! Kiiroi Tori is holding a broom and his pocket money (10 yen). The tomato sauce and the flavor of the eggs matches very well!
Yume no rainbow Tower Pancake – 1,490 yen
Did you know that pancakes are Rilakkuma’s favorite food? This three-colored tower pancake has the flavors of strawberry, mango and mint.
Rilakkuma Town no Sweets Burger -1,290 yen
This is a very sweet hamburger developed based on the motif of the hamburger shop in Rilakkuma Town. The menu item includes chocolate ice cream and custard cream.
Rilakkuma no Happy Pastel Drink – 990 yen
A very cute and photogenic smoothie drink using yogurt and milk. Three flavors (kiwi, mango and strawberry) are available.
Café-limited item – clear file – 350 yen
Café-limited item – acryl key holder (two kinds) – 600 yen each
Café-limited – tote bag – 1,000 yen
Let’s visit this café since they will sell many kinds of menu items and goods related to Rilakkuma!
Otome Game Tears of Themis Inspires Limited-Time Cafe in Ikebukuro
From January 14 until February 6, Ikebukuro Sunshine City’s E-DINER will feature a special menu inspired by the MiHoYo otome game Tears of Themis.
Original Food Menu
Minase’s Orange Pancakes: ¥990 (Tax Included) / Sakyou’s Omurice with Handmade Tomato Sauce : ¥1,100 (Tax Included) / Moritsuki’s Avocado Sandwich: ¥1,100 (Tax Included) / Izumi’s Fresh Blueberry Parfait: ¥990 (Tax Included)
Original Drink Menu
Non-alcoholic Cassis Orange / Hot Blended Coffee / Matcha Cream Latte / Violet Jelly Soda: ¥880 each (Tax Included)
Guests will receive one random coaster (9 varieties) for each food or drink order.
Acrylic Stand: ¥1,320 each (Tax Included)
Chibi Character Acrylic Stand: ¥1,100 each (Tax Included)
Holographic Pins: ¥550 (Tax Included)
A4-sized Clear Folder Set: ¥770 (Tax Included)
Mug: ¥1,650 (Tax Included)
Masking Tape: ¥440 (Tax Included)
SNS-style Clear Sheet: ¥330 (Tax Included)
B2-sized Tapestry: ¥3,300 (Tax Included)
Canvas Art: ¥4,400 (Tax Included)
Blanket: ¥5,500 (Tax Included) / On sale starting January 24
Bokyaku Battery Collaboration Cafe Opens at Animate Cafe in Ikebukuro and Nagoya
Animate Cafe locations in Ikebukuro and Nagoya will hold a limited-time collaboration with the popular baseball anime and manga series Bokyaku Battery starting January 12, 2022! Guests can enjoy dishes inspired by characters from the show, and exclusive goods will be on sale at each venue.
Cream Stew Plate
Hamburger Stew Plate
Kotesashi High School Love and Peach Parfait
Hyoga High School Japanese Sweets Plate
Kaname Family Welcome Drink
Arrogant Sports Drink
Todo’s Cozy Spinach Potage
Chihaya’s Orange Tea
Todo’s Black Sesame Seed Latte
Tsuchiya’s Color-Changing Lemon Soda
Order Bonus – Coaster (10 varieties, random)
Snack in Drawstring Bag / Includes 1 Bonus Clear Card (11 varieties)
Mini Frame Pin (12 varieties)
Leather Keychain (11 varieties)
Smartphone Ring (3 varieties)
Bokyaku Battery x Animate Cafe
Running: January 12 – February 23, 2022
Locations: Animate Cafe Ikebukuro 3 Shop / Nagoya 2 Shop
※If crowded, guests may be given numbered tickets and will be let into the cafe in order.
Official Site: https://cafe.animate.co.jp/
Limited Time Atami Plum Cafe Opens at Risonare Atami Resort
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Hoshino Resort Risonare Atami will open the Atami Plum Cafe from January 6 until March 11, 2022. Guests can experience the early arrival of spring beneath the plum blossoms, and at the cafe space on the top floor of the hotel, visitors can feast on a number of plum-inspired dishes.
The Atami Plum Garden, located near the resort, is one of the most famous places in Japan to see plum blossoms early. The first blossoms usually open up in late November or early December, and this event will get people excited about welcoming the warmer spring months.
A false plum tree will welcome visitors to the cafe, and the ceiling will also be covered in lavender blossoms. The tables, chairs, and garlands are all themed to welcome spring, and the terrace will feature a plum-shaped kotatsu. Guests sitting beneath it can stay warm while gazing out at the vast ocean.
The Plum Gelato Plate features three varieties made with plum pulp, jam, and paste. Why not give it a try?
Plum Gelato Plate: ¥2,000 (Tax Included) *5 available per day
Atami Plum Cafe
Running: January 6 – March 11, 2022
Hours: 10:00-22:00 (Last Order at 21:30)
*Adults Only (12 and up) after 21:00
Capacity: 40 seats
*Visitors must be staying in the hotel.
Official Site: https://risonare.com/atami/
Two Capcom Cafe Locations Offer Limited-Time Haikyu!! Collaboration Menu
From January 7 until February 24, 2022, two Capcom Cafe locations will hold a special collaboration event featuring menu items and goods from the popular anime and manga series Haikyu!! The menu items have been announced, and the Capcom Cafe Aeon Lake Town in Saitama and the Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro locations will be posting more information on their official sites, so fans should be sure to check them out!
① Hinata’s Tamago Kake Gohan-Style Fruit Daifuku Parfait: ¥1,408 (Tax Included)
Sprinkle this dish with brown sugar syrup to give it a sweet kick!
② Kageyama’s Stamina Up! Indian Curry: ¥1,738 (Tax Included)
This Indian curry with banana chutney and yogurt sauce was inspired by Tobio Kageyama’s favorite dish, Poached Egg Curry.
③ Bokuto’s Owl Cake: ¥1,738 (Tax Included)
Baked with the image of Koutarou Bokuto in mind, this dome-shaped cheesecake is almost too adorable to eat.
④ Akaashi’s Original Galette: ¥1,738 (Tax Included)
This galette is covered in buckwheat flour dough and goes perfectly with a side salad.
⑤ Kuroo’s Strawberry Coke: ¥880 (Tax Included)
A drink made in Kuroo’s image. It was inspired by his school colors!
⑥ Kenma’s Pudding Parfait: ¥1,408 (Tax Included)
Inspired by the character’s hair color, this parfait is served with apple pie topping and cat cookies.
⑦ Atsumu’s Hot Caramel Cafe Latte: ¥880 (Tax Included)
This piping hot beverage was made with caramel sauce the color of Atsumu’s hair.
⑧ Atsumu’s Black Sugar Syrup and Black Sesame Seed Iced Latte: ¥880 (Tax Included)
This rich drink is perfect for those wanting something a little stronger!
Menu Order Bonus: 1 Original Placemat
Original Drink Order Bonus Coaster (1 selected randomly, 10 varieties)
For every ¥3,000 yen spent on the cafe menu (including tax), guests will receive one randomly-selected bromide-style postcard. (13 varieties)
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Running: January 7 – February 24, 2022
Capcom Cafe Aeon Lake Town
Address: Aeon Lake Town kaze 3F (4-2-2 Lake Town, Koshigaya-shi, Saitama)
Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro
Address: Q Plaza Ikebukuro 3F (1-30-3 Higashi Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo) http://www.capcom.co.jp/amusement/capcomcafe/ikebukuro/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/Capcom_Cafe/
Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/capcomcafe/
Capcom Cafe Aeon Lake Town Reservations https://reserve.resebook.jp/resty/webrsv/rsv_vacants/vacant/s014341101/17014/1222?fixshop=1
Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro Reservations https://reserve.resebook.jp/resty/webrsv/rsv_vacants/vacant/s014341101/20190/1221?fixshop=1
Tamagotchi 25th Anniversary Event Opens in Tokyo’s Namjatown
The NAMJATOWN amusement park, located inside Ikebukuro Sunshine Plaza, will hold a special commemorative event with Tamagotchi from December 18 until January 23, 2022. The event celebrates the phenomenon’s 25th anniversary, and plenty of merchandise and prizes will be available!
Tamagotchi Acrylic Stands (14 varieties): ¥550 each (Tax Included) *Random
Kuchipatchi Glass: ¥1,500 each (Tax Included)
Tamagotchi Hand Towel: ¥1,100 each (Tax Included)
Tamagotchi Long Sleeve T-shirt, M/L Sizes: ¥3,800 (Tax Included)
Rally Game ‘Let’s Raise our Tamagotchi!’
Original Prizes: Tamagotchi Pair Charms (14 varieties, random)
Original Fortune Slip「Tamagotchi Fortune Telling」
Desserts & Drinks
Smiling Tamagotchi Donuts (Kuchipatchi, Mametchi, Loveruitchi): ¥650 (Tax Included)
Choose your Topping! Tamagotchi Ice Cream: ¥600 (Tax Included)
Fortune Telling! Tamagotchi Fortune Latte (Choose from 6 Characters): ¥690 (Tax Included)
Tamagotchi has been a phenomenon since it was released in 1996, quickly finding favor with adults and children alike. The handheld toys have sold over 83 million units worldwide as of March 2021. Each device only has three buttons, and players must take care of each tamagotchi pet by feeding and playing with them daily.
After the event, original goods will be available for purchase online at the Namco Parks Online Store starting January 24, 2022.
※The number of prizes and products are limited. We apologize for any inconvenience.
～25th Anniversary～ Tamagotchi Fes. IN NAMJATOWN
Running：December 18, 2021 – January 23, 2022
Event Details: https://event.bandainamco-am.co.jp/namja/Tamagotchi/
Namco Parks Online Store
Available：January 24, 2022 at 10:00 – February 28, 2022 at 23:59
*Products will ship in May 2022. Shipping fees will be charged separately.
Clappers Diner in Ikebukuro Releases Commemorative Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Menu
To commemorate the release of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 in theaters on December 24, Clappers Diner in Grand Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro has unveiled a special character-inspired menu starting December 17, 2021.
Purchase Bonus: Original Clear Coasters (6 varieties)
Clapper’s Diner is an American diner-style cafe that serves up delicious croissants and waffles baked in-store. A special waffle plate and two drinks have been added to celebrate the new film, and guests can enjoy these snacks on a first-come, first-served basis. The shop will also be decorated with characters and scenes from the film, so fans won’t want to miss out!
※Each coaster is random.
※One gift per order.
※While supplies last.
© 2021「劇場版 呪術廻戦0」製作委員会 ©芥見下々／集英社
Clappers Diner × Jujutsu Kaisen 0
Available: December 17, 2021 until Sold Out
Address: Clappers Diner, Grand Cinema Sunshine Ikebukuro 5F
Hours: 10:00-21:00（Last Order at 20:30）
Village Vanguard Online Store Opens Rilakkuma Pop-Up Shop with Massive Plushies
If you visit Japan, you’ll likely find yourself in a Village Vanguard shop eventually. The popular chain sells just about everything under the sun for low prices, from apparel and toys to books and DVDs. Until January 6, 2022, visitors to Village Vanguard Online can peruse a special Rilakkuma pop-up shop named ‘My Imaginary Rilakkuma.’ Most importantly, a super long Rilakkuma stuffed animal will only be available from this shop!
Big Long Huggable Plush (Rilakkuma/Kiiroitori)
Plushie Keychain (5 varieties)
Acrylic Stand (2 varieties)
Rilakkuma is known for always being lazy, but can you imagine if he decided to actually work hard for a day? You might fall in love with him a little more. The acrylic stands read “You look beautiful today,” and “Let’s make today a wonderful day.” Will you be snagging any of these items?
Rilakkuma Pop-Up Shop on Village Vanguard Online
Open until January 6, 2022
Village Vanguard Online: http://vvstore.jp/?utm_source=press
Cafe Lab at Grand Front Osaka Offering DC Comics-Themed Menu
From December 18, 2021, until February 23, 2022, a limited-time menu will be offered at Cafe Lab on the 1st floor of the Grand Front Osaka North Building commemorating ‘The Art of DC – The Dawn of Super Heroes Exhibition.’
Superman Hamburger Omurice: ¥1,650 (Tax Included)
Batman Squid Ink Pasta: ¥1,320 (Tax Included)
Harley Quinn Pancakes: ¥1,320 (Tax Included)
Wonder Woman Ice Cream Float: ¥990 (Tax Included)
Joker Soda: ¥990 (Tax Included)
Batman Cappuchino: ¥880 (Tax Included)
Order all three drinks at once and get all three original coasters!
※Limited quantities available.
The location will be decorated with special superhero photo spots featuring life-size figures of popular DC characters, with movie music playing to fully immerse guests.
The Art of DC – The Dawn of Super Heroes Exhibition
Available: December 18, 2021 – February 23, 2022
Hours: 9:00-21:00 (Weekdays) / 8:00-21:00 (Weekends/Holidays)
Location: Grand Front Osaka North Building 1F Knowledge Capital, Cafe Lab
Shaun the Sheep Cafe & Shop Offering Limited-Time Christmas Menu
Some tasty holiday treats are now available at the Shaun the Sheep Cafe & Shop in Tokyo for a limited time!
Shirley’s Orange Chocolate Latte / Timmy’s Very Berry Milk Tea: ¥1,000 each (Tax Included)
Shaun’s Cafe Latte / Rancher’s Cafe Mocha: ¥650 each (Tax Included)
Limited-Time Christmas Menu: Shaun the Sheep Village Christmas Chicken Plate: ¥1,750 (Tax Included)
The cafe’s sweet drinks can be enjoyed by adults and children alike and are sure to warm up guests this winter. The location will also be decorated for Christmas, so be sure to stop by!
SHAUN THE SHEEP AND SHAUN’S IMAGEARE ™ AARDMAN ANIMATIONS LTD. 2021
Shaun the Sheep Village Cafe & Shop
Address: Grandberry Park Central Court Wonder Theater 1F (3-4-1 Tsuruma, Machida, Tokyo)
Access: Directly connected to Minami-machida Grandberry Park Station on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line
Official Site: https://shaunvillage.jp/
LOVE LOVE Snoopy Exhibition Opens at the Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store
The LOVE LOVE Snoopy Exhibition ~Take Care with Peanuts~ has come to Japan for the first time, and will be open at the Seibu Ikebukuro main store until December 29, 2021.
Heartfelt Market (Selected Merchandise)
Acrylic Keychain / Acrylic Character Charm
Memo Pad (A6-size)
Clear Folder (A4-size)
Fair-trade Cotton Tote Bag
The first 200 customers on each day who spend ¥5,000 or more (including tax) will receive a cotton gift bag (4 varieties) which changes daily.
This Snoopy exhibition puts an emphasis on loving one’s friends but also loving the environment. The event space brings together three themes: Loving yourself, loving each other, and loving the Earth. At the end of the exhibition, a ‘tree of kindness’ will be created from messages left by visitors. Visitors can also pick up some cute merchandise at the Heartfelt Market, which will feature over 1,000 items including special event goods.
© 2021 Peanuts Worldwide LLC
LOVE LOVE Snoopy Exhibition ~Take Care with Peanuts~
Open until December 29, 2021
*Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
*The exhibition will close at 16:00 on December 29.
Location: Seibu Ikebukuro Annex 2F (Seibu Gallery)
Tickets: ¥500 (Free for high school students and under.)
Official Site: http://www.snoopy.co.jp/
Artist Auto Moai Holds Limited-Time Exhibition at Seibu Ikebukuro
Auto Moai, known for creating evocative works of faceless people, is making an appearance at the Seibu Ikebukuro main store from December 9 to December 14, 2021! A limited-time exhibition will welcome guests to peruse the creator’s works, and certain items will be on sale to the general public. There will also be an 8-meter-long piece of art at the venue! Seibu and Sogo are using the work of Auto Moai for their 2021 Christmas promotion, and the artist’s works will be featured on wrapping paper and gift bags.
Jointly, the Creators on Demand event will also be held at the Seibu Ikebukuro main store. This event was designed by artists and creators from a number of different fields to make art more accessible and enjoyable to the public. Merchandise will also be available at the venue.
Auto Moai CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION 2021
Running: December 9 – December 14, 2021
Location: Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store 7F Event Hall
Official Site: https://www.sogo-seibu.jp/christmas/#artist
Creators on Demand Auto Moai x SEIBU SOGO
Running: December 8 – December 25, 2021
Reception: Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store 3F Women’s Section / Seibu/Sogo Shopping Site
(7F Event Hall will only hold exhibition)
Egg specialty store TAMAGOYA to launch Strawberry Fair for a limited time in Shizuoka
Shizuoka-based egg specialty store TAMAGOYA is currently running a BERRY BERRY Strawberry Fair for a limited time.
TAMAGO Pudding Parfait
ICHIGP Pudding Parfait
Gigantic ICHIGO Shortcake Parfait
The cafe offers pancakes and parfaits made with strawberries from Shizuoka Prefecture. The menu includes the “TAMAGO Pudding Parfait” that looks like a fried egg with fluffy pancakes and pudding as a specialty of egg stores, and the seasonal “ICHIGO Pudding Parfait”. The “ICHIGO’s Giant Shortcake Parfait,” which weighs over 5 kg, is available by reservation only.
Enjoy the harmony of eggs and strawberries to your heart’s content.
Address: 1-322, Yasuhisa, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka, 〒411-0815
Opening Hours: 9:00～17:00/cafe branch 9:30～17:00（L.O15:30）
Official Site: http://izu-tamagoya.com/