BT21 Collaboration Cafés to Open in Omotesando, Shinjuku & Shinsaibashi

22.June.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

BT21 is a character brand made in collaboration with LINE FRIENDS and BTS, a South Korean boy band.

 

It’s been announced that the brand will get its own themed cafes in Omotesando, Shinjuku and Shinsaibashi serving food inspired by each character in BT21.

CHIMMY YELLOW CAFE  ¥2,090(tax exclude)

TATA BURGER  ¥1,990(tax excluded)

MANG DANCE STEW RICE  ¥2,190(tax excluded)

KOYA PARFAIT  ¥1,590(tax excluded)

COOKY PROTEIN PANCAKE  ¥1,990(tax excluded)

RJ COTTON CANDY DESSERT  ¥1,690(tax excluded)

SHOOKY CHOCOLATE FONDUE  ¥1,690(tax excluded)

VAN SPACE PLATE ¥2,290(tax excluded)

BT21 DRINKS ¥790(tax excluded) 

 

They also plan to sell original merchandise you can’t get anywhere else.

If you want to go any of the cafes, you need to sign up in advance for a chance to be selected from a lottery draw. As a bonus for signing up (and being chosen), you can receive a sticker randomly selected from a possible 8 designs.

Additionally, if you order from the drink’s menu, you’ll get a coaster selected from a possible 6.

 

Registration is now open, so you’d best be quick if you want to go!

 

■Information

Registration Windows:

Tokyo (Omotesando, Shinjuku): June 20, 2018 – June 25, 2018

Osaka (Shinsaibashi): June 29, 2018 – July 3, 2018

 

Tokyo Café Locations

 

Omotesando – OMOTESANDO BOX CAFE&SPACE

Address: Pine Under Flat B1F, 5-13-2 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Open: July 20, 2018 – September 2, 2018

 

Shinjuku – SHINJUKU BOX CAFE&SPACE

Address: Shinjuku Southern Terrace, 2-2-1 Yoyogi, Shinjuku, Tokyo

Open: July 26, 2018 – September 2, 2018

 

Osaka Location

Shinsaibashi – contact

Address: 1-6-24 Kitahorie, Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka Prefecture

Open: July 20, 2018 – September 2, 2018

 

Reservations: Made via the official café website

Reservation Price: ¥650 (Pre-Tax)

Reservation Bonus: Stickers (randomly selected from 8)

Drink Menu Bonus: Order from the drink’s menu to receive a coaster randomly selected from a possible 6.

Official Website: https://box-cafe.jp

 

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    Beach Vacation Tropical Parfait

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    ■Information
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    Address: CUTE CUBE HARAJUKU 3F, 1-7-1 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
    Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00 (Food Last Orders 20:00 / Drinks Last Orders 20:30)
    Access: 3-minutes on foot from the Takeshita Exit at Harajuku Station
    TEL: 03-5786-0770

     

    Pompompurin Cafe Umeda
    Address: Hankyu Sanbangai South Wing B2F, 1-1-3 Shibata, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi
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    – After March 28th 11:00-22:00 (Last Orders 21:30)
    – Weekends & Holidays 10:00-22:00 (Last Orders 21:30)
    Access: 3-minutes from Osaka Station via JR
    TEL: 06-6292-7140

     

    Website: http://pompom.createrestaurants.com

     

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    GUFO – ¥1,390 + Tax

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    Gudetama’s Butt Discovery! Black Curry – ¥1,190 + Tax

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    Black Hole Jar Parfait – ¥1,190 + Tax

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    Gudetama Lightbulb Soda – ¥850 Each + Tax

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    Customers who dine in the café will receive an original novelty present. Those who eat there will also get a fan, and those who order a drink will get a coaster. Each item will discontinue once all are sold.

     

    Join Gudetama on his mission to space at the Gudetama Café in Ikebukuro.

     

    ■Information

    Gudetama Café – Ikebukuro

    Address: Gourmet Stadium II, Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store 8F, 1-28-1 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo

    Running: June 26, 2018 – September 4, 2018

    Opening Hours: 11am-11pm (Open from 10:30am on weekends & holidays)

    *Last Food Orders: 9:30pm / Last Drink Orders 10pm

    No fixed holidays except where Seibu Ikebukuro is closed.

    TEL: 03-5949-5675

    (c)2013, 2018 SANRIO CO., LTD. APPROVAL NO.S590710

     

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    Comfort food is at the heart of RIVERSIDE CLUB’s menu design which they have cooked up using their own unique vision.


    For breakfast, customers can enjoy a healthy smoothie made from a blend of kale, pineapple, kiwi and avocado. If they’re looking for something more classic, they can order the avocado toast served with bacon and eggs, or cold-pressed juice by SUNSHINE JUICE which hails as Japan’s first shop specialising in cold-pressed juice. The thought behind the morning menu is making sure to get both a tasty and nutritional meal down customers even if they’re in a rush.

     

    If customers are looking for something a bit more hearty in the morning then they can check out the all-day menu where they’ll find the lounge’s fat and juicy 100% beef “RIVERSIDE BURGER.” There’s also the “Lemon Rice” provided by LEMON RICE TOKYO, a popular Shibuya-based restaurant owned by Yuhi Komiyama, the vocalist of Hoff Dylan and known as the gourmet chef of the music industry. Everything on the menu is made with Tokyo’s food culture in mind, and if you’re looking for something very Tokyo-esque, then there’s the “Hamburger Naporitan,” a bed of spaghetti topped with a hamburger.

    Popular foods from NAKAMURA GENERAL STORE will also be served, such as scones, carrot cake, apple crumble, lemon pie, and more. NAKAMURA GENERAL STORE is a popular Hawaiian bakery which was originally in charge of pastries served at Diamond Head Market & Grill, which is famous for its Hawaiian lunches and scones, but subsequently opened its own store in Kyoto and became so popular that it often sells out its stock by evening time. Coffee made using specially selected coffee beans provided by Minami-Aoyama-based coffee rosters will also be served and goes perfectly with NAKAMURA GENERAL STORE’s food. Customers will be able to order their own coffees or buy their own bag of beans to take home.

    RIVERSIDE CLUB has collaborated with numerous artists for graphics on show there. Their logo was created by “& Supply,” a Tokyo-based creative studio. Various artwork will be displayed, including a photograph of Lady Gaga taken by Nobuyoshi Araki for a bondage-themed photoshoot in Vogue Hommes Japan. Pieces by LEEGET, who creates graphics and illustrations, will also be displayed. RIVERSIDE CLUB will continue to serve its “GOOD CULTURE SALON” theme by promoting more artwork in the future.

     

    RIVERSIDE CLUB also allows pets, so customers can enjoy a quiet time with their furry comrades. Pets will get their own pet-friendly menu, toys, and more in the future.

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