Natsume’s Book of Friends Character Café to Open in Tokyo, Kyoto & Saitama for Movie Release

06.September.2018 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

Natsume’s Book of Friends The Movie: Tied to the Temporal World will be released on September 29, 2018. It was recently revealed that Japanese singer Uru would sing the movie’s main theme.

To celebrate the release of the movie, two themed cafes will open in Tokyo and Saitama as well as a character café booth at the Kyoto International Manga & Anime Fair 2018 (Kyomaf).

Tokyo: Autumn Picnic Set – ¥1,690 (Pre-Tax)


Tokyo: Triple Nyanko-Sensei’s Odango Style Tear & Share Bread – ¥1,390 (Pre-Tax)


To get fans in the mood for the upcoming movie the cafés will serve a variety of themed dishes tied to autumn as well as merchandise with an autumn-time theme.

Merchandise: Postcard Set – ¥600 (Pre-Tax)


Tokyo: Original Stickers (Booking Gift)


Those who book at the Tokyo café in advance will receive one of four randomly selected original stickers pictured above. There will also be five different coasters selected randomly and given to those who order from the menu.

Kyomaf: Nyanko-sensei Hot Egg Don – Price TBA


The menu items will differ at all three cafés, so enjoy a Natsume Book of Friends themed meal before seeing the movie.


Café Dates
Tokyo: September 14, 2018 – October 14, 2018
Saitama: October 4, 2018 – October 28, 2018
Kyomaf: September 15, 2018 – September 16, 2018Café Opening Hours

Tokyo: 11:00am-9:40pm

Saitama: 11:00am-8:00pm (Last Orders 7:00pm)

Kyomaf: 9:00am-5:00pm (until 4:00pm on September 16


Café Locations

Tokyo: Omotesando Box Cafe&Space


Kyomaf: Kyoto International Manga & Anime Fair (Kyomaf) 2018 Character Café Booth

*For access details check each café’s official website.



Tokyo: Booking costs ¥500 online. 80 minutes stay max.

Saitama/Kyomaf: No booking necessary.


Café Official Website:

Natsume’s Book of Friends Movie Website:

©Yuki Midorikawa・Hakusensha / Natsume’s Book of Friends Project