Virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI Collaborates with Animate Cafe in Shinjuku

13.May.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

Animate Cafe is known for collaborating with many anime series and game franchises. This time, they’re teaming up with internet’s biggest virtual YouTuber, Kizuna AI.


Kizuna AI is the world’s first virtual YouTuber and claims to be artificial intelligence. Her YouTube Channel A.I.Channel went online on December 1, 2016. Since then, she’s posted pretty much every day on a variety of topics and raked in 1 million subscribers in less than a year. As of May 2018, she currently has over 1.8 million subscribers. She has gained rapid attention not only in Japan but overseas too.


Maid Cafe Kizuna AI Angel Omurice-Style Crepe

Price: ¥750


[Guilty] Kizuna AI Trial Minestrone [Not Guilty]

Price: ¥600
*There are two types available: Guilty and InnocentGuilty is spicy and packs a punch!


All of the items on the menu at the cafe are references to videos on Kizuna AI‘s YouTube Channel. They will sell the legendary Soda Bath drink as seen in her video, as well as a minestrone based on her trials, an omurice-style crepe, and more. All of the items are references to videos on Kizuna AI‘s YouTube channel.



A.I.Channel Soda Bath

Price: ¥600
*All prices listed include tax.


For every item you order from the menu, you will receive one coaster randomly selected from a possible six. There’ll be plenty of Kizuna AI merchandise on sale at the Animate Cafe too that you can’t get anywhere else.

Full details regarding the merchandise will be announced at a later date, so look forward to updates!



A.I.Channel×Animate Cafe

Location: Animate Cafe Shop Shinjuku
Running: May 29, 2018―June 26, 2018
Entry: First-come, first-served each day.

Animate Cafe Homepage:

*For details on how to attend please check the Animate Cafe homepage.
*The opening times and dates as well as entry methods may be subject to change.

Click here to go to Kizuna AI’s official YouTube channel.