Sword Art Online: Alicization Themed Cafe Opening in Akihabara
Sword Art Online: Alicization is getting its own themed cafe which will open on March 23 on the fifth floor of SEGA Akihabara 4th.
Food Menu #1: ¥1,200 Each (March 23, 2019 – April 5, 2019)
The cafe will introduce three different food menus, with the first arriving on March 23, the second on April 6 and the last on April 20.
The first menu will include the above-pictured Alicization Aincrad Stew Rice and Alicization Alice Synthesis Thirty Golden Carbonara. A selection of drinks and desserts will also be served. Fans can also get their hands on an original coaster when ordering from the menus.
Drink Menu: ¥600 Each (Tax Included) *Will be served across all menus
Dessert Menu: ¥600 Each (Tax Included) *Will be served across all menus
Kirito’s Milk Coffee Parfait / Eugeo’s Fruit Parfait / Alice’s Mango Milk Tea Parfait
A selection of merchandise, including limited edition SEGA collaborative items, will also be sold at the cafe. For every ¥2,000 spent at the item shop with tax included, you will receive a limited edition bromide photo.
The cafe is a must-visit for SAO fans coming to Akihabara this spring.
SEGA x Sword Art Online: Alicization Collaborative Cafe
Running: March 23, 2019 – May 6, 2019
Location: SEGA Akihabara 4th (Floor 5F)
Menu #1: March 23, 2019 – April 5, 2019
Menu #2: April 6, 2019 – April 19, 2019
Menu #3: April 20, 2019 – May 6, 2019
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Rilakkuma x Tower Records Collaboration Includes Exclusive Merchandise and Themed Cafe Menu
Tower Records has announced Rilakkuma x Tower Records Campaign 2021, an event set to run from August 4 to August 29. The retail music chain is joining paws with Rilakkuma and company for a campaign with the theme “Wow, what a surprise!” at Tower Records stores, their online shop, and Tower Records Cafe.
Merch collab line-up
Tower Records has collaborated with Rilakkuma every year since 2009. This year sees the arrival of brand new original merchandise, a CD, and themed cafe.
The merchandise will be available at 27 Tower Records stores, Tower Records Cafe Omotesando, and online. Enjoy adorable original artwork of Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Chairokoguma, and Kiiroitori. There’s lots of freebies to get your hands on too – check out the line-up below.
Available at 27 Tower Records stores, Tower Records Cafe Omotesando, and the online shop
Available at Tower Records Shibuya, Tower Records Cafe Omotesando, and the online shop
Free character cards with every purchase
Red Rilakkuma zabuton floor cushion
For this year’s campaign, Rilakkuma fans can win themselves a zabuton floor cushion too. For a chance to win, you need to sign up online.
Tower Records x Rilakkuma CD cover
Postcard included with CD
The eighth Tower Records x Rilakkuma CD includes background music for doing yoga. There are 15 popular J-pop tracks in total which can be enjoyed for just chilling out to as w2ell.
Themed cafe menu
The cafe collaboration at Tower Records Cafe Omotesando takes on an American diner theme. Takeout drinks will also be available at the Nagoya Sakae SKYLE and Umeda NU Chayamachi branches too.
At Tower Records Omotesando
Table mats at Tower Records Omotesando
Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Chairokoguma, and Kiiroitori themed dishes, drinks, and desserts
Receive a free fan when you book a table in advance
Receive a free postcard when you order from the collab menu
Set of 3 original stickers
Free postcard when ordering from the Special Menu
Free postcard when you order a takeout bottle
Collect all six stamps in the stamp rally to win a poster
During the campaign, for every piece of merchandise ordered, you’ll receive one of four possible character cards. 20 people who also scan the QR codes included on the cards by September 12 will be randomly chosen to win either a white Rilakkuma zabuton cushion or a ¥3,000 Tower Records gift card.
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Rilakkuma x Tower Records Campaign 2021
Running: August 4, 2021 – August 29, 2021
Zabuton Cushion Applications
Submission Page: Tower Records Online
Submission Period: July 15, 2021 – August 29, 2021
Pre-Orders: July 15, 2021
Release Date: August 4, 2021
Locations: Tower Records Cafe Omotesando / Tower Records Cafe Nagoya Sakae SKYLE (Takeout Drinks Only + Closed August 17) / Tower Records Cafe Umeda NU Chayamachi (Takeout Drinks Only + Closed August 16)
Menu ①: August 4, 2021 – August 13, 2021
Menu ②: August 14, 2021 – August 22, 2021
*Table bookings mandatory
Hololive x Atre Akihabara Merchandise Collection Revealed
Virtual YouTuber talent agency Hololive Production is set to release a new exclusive collection at Atre Akihabara in Tokyo on August 1.
Acrylic Panel / B2 Tapestries / Acrylic Chibi Figures
Big Silhouette T-Shirts / Holostars T-Shirt / Key Visual Graphic T-Shirt
Key Visual Acrylic Panel
Chibi Character Illustration Acrylic Figures
hololy Photo Contest
Hololive fans can get their hands on merchandise of all their favourite VTubers with this collection that will be sold exclusively at Atre Akihabara. To promote the collection, giant poster will be plastered up outside and around Atre Akihabara, with a giant one at the north entrance 3D illustrations at the south entrance. And for every ¥500 spent in a single transaction on the items, fans will receive a free character card.
Hololive Summer Festival x Atre Akihabara
Running: August 1, 2021 – August 15, 2021
Locations: Atre Akihabara 1 (1-17-6 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) / Atre Akihabara 2 (1-9 Kanda Hanaokucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Book Slot: http://hololive-summerfes.com/
Manga Artist Arina Tanemura Opens Cafes Based On Seven of Her Series Including Phantom Thief Jeanne
Two branches of Animate Cafe in Ikebukuro and Nagoya are celebrating seven manga works of manga artist Arina Tanemura including I.O.N, Phantom Thief Jeanne, Time Stranger Kyoko, Full Moon o Sagashite, Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross, and Neko to Watashi no Kinyōbi.
The collaboration will run from July 28 to August 23. Table reservations must be made for those wanting to dine from July 28 to August 1 as well as on weekends and public holidays. Reservations are not required for all other days.
Arina Tanemura Precious Wedding Party at Animate Cafe
The Menu Line-Up (Excerpt)
Full Moon o Sagashite: Negi Ramen Lunch | ¥980 (Tax Included)
Arina’s Precious Wedding Plate | ¥1,300 (Tax Included)
Phantom Thief Jeanne: Tiramisu | ¥800 (Tax Included)
The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross: Glass Dessert | ¥800 (Tax Included)
I.O.N: Drink | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Phantom Thief Jeanne: Sindbad | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Time Stranger Kyoko: Crystal Stranger | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Full Moon o Sagashite: Honey Hot Milk | ¥600 (Tax Included)
The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross: Espresso | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura: Soda | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Neko to Watashi no Kinyōbi: Curry Soup With Bread | ¥600 (Tax Included)
Free coaster with every menu order
Exclusive Merchandise (Excerpt)
Big Acrylic Stand (Wedding Ver.) | ¥1,600 (Tax Included)
Wedding Card | ¥800 (Tax Included)
CoLotta Acrylic Plate Keyrings | ¥800 (Tax Included)
Big Ribbon Pouch | ¥2,500 (Tax Included)
Stamp Card Campaign
Arina Tanemura made her debut in the shojo manga magazine Ribbon Original in 1996 with her short manga The Style of the Second Love. In 1998, she garnered mainstream popularity when her work Phantom Thief Jeanne began serialisation which has over 5.5 million copies in circulation. Some of her other famous works including Full Moon o Sagashite, Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, and The Gentlemen’s Alliance Cross. In 2015, she worked as the character designer for the smartphone game IDOLiSH7.
This marks her third cafe collaboration, and this time it’s themed on a ‘Precious Wedding Party’ with food inspired by the characters from her stories as well as exclusive merchandise.
Hololive VTuber Sakura Miko Gets Themed Cafe in Akihabara to Celebrate 3rd Anniversary
In celebration of her 3rd anniversary, Hololive virtual YouTuber Sakura Miko is set to collaborate with STELLAMAP Cafe (located on floor 7F of Sofmap Tokyo AKIBA ④ Store) from July 29.
Drinks Menu / Latte Art
Sakura Miko to serve as the cafe manager
Sakura Miko will attend virtually as the cafe manager via a monitor. See her work hours below:
1. August 7, 2021 @ 11:00 / 12:30 / 14:00
2. August 8, 2021 @ 15:30 / 17:00 / 18:30
3. August 14, 2021 @ 11:00 / 12:30 / 14:00
4. August 15, 2021 @ 15:30 / 17:00 / 18:30
Table bookings run through a lottery system
Book for a day when Sakura Miko is attending
Booking Window: July 5, 2021 – July 9, 2021
Winner Announcements: July 12, 2021
Book for a day when Sakura Miko isn’t attending
Booking Window: July 13, 2021 – July 16, 2021
Winner Announcements: July 20, 2021
Sakura Miko fans can enjoy a range of dishes, drinks, and desserts based on the VTuber, receive a free coaster and lunch mat when ordering from the menu, and get their hands on official and exclusive merchandise.
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ⓒCopyright 2019 STELLAMAP CAFE
SAKURAMIKO 3rd Anniversary Cafe
Running: July 29, 2021 – August 15, 2021
Address: 1-10-8 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Location: STELLAMAP Cafe (Sofmap Tokyo AKIBA ④ Store Floor 7F)
Slots: (1) 11:00-12:15 / (2) 12:30-13:45 / (3) 14:00-15:15 / (4) 15:30-16:45 / (5) 17:00-18:15 / (6) 18:30～19:45
Official Website: https://www.hololive.tv/
Minerva Cafe to Open at The Promised Neverland Jailbreak Arc Museum Exhibition
Roppongi Museum is set to open its The Promised Neverland exhibition on July 17 where it will run until December 30. The exhibition covers the Grace Field House Jailbreak Arc, where guests can feel like they’re really walking through the house.
As part of the exhibition, a themed cafe called the Minerva Cafe will open inside the museum serving food and drink inspired by the anime series.
BLT Sandwich & Salmon Cream Cheese | ¥1,740 (Tax Included)
Minerva & Phil’s Chocolate Banana Pancakes | ¥1,600 (Tax Included)
The Minerva Cafe menu includes the mysterious William Minerva who Emma, Norman, and Ray are pursuing, chocolate banana pancakes with Minerva and Phil designs, and more, including a range drinks.
Latte Art | ¥770 (Tax Included)
Isabella’s Brown Sugar Milk Tea | ¥540 (Tax Included)
The Emma, Norman, and Ray lattes also come with a coaster you can take home, and there’s a special Isabella milk tea you can buy at THE ALLEY, a food truck at Roppongi Musuem that’s popular for its Taiwanese milk teas.
The Promised Neverland Grace Field House Jailbreak Arc Exhibition
Running: July 17, 2021 – December 30, 2021
Venue: Roppongi Museum
Address: 5-6-20 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00 (Until 20:00 on Saturdays)
Tickets: On sale June 30, 2021
Event Page: https://neverland.taiken-museum.com
Legend of the Galactic Heroes Anime Themed Cafe Opens in Tokyo
DINING CAFE ISERLOHN FORTRESS is a cafe themed on the anime adaptation Yoshiki Tanaka’s science fiction novel masterpiece series Legend of the Galactic Heroes which is now open for a limited time until August 31. It’s based specifically on Oskar Reuental and Wolfgang Mittermeyer, both known as the “Twin Pillars,” from the Legend of the Galactic Heroes: The New Thesis series.
The New Thesis Twin Pillars Muddler | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Suzuki’s Oven Baked Twin Pillars | ¥1,760 (Tax Included)
Twin Pillars Sworn Friend Dolce | ¥1,320 (Tax Included)
Drinks Menu | Serving: June 3, 2021 – July 4, 2021
Tristan Mojito | ¥1,045 (Tax Included) *Non-alcoholic option available
Beowulf’s Mojito | ¥1,045 (Tax Included) *Non-alcoholic option available
Drinks Menu | Serving: July 8, 2021 – August 1, 2021
Twin Pillars Gin & Tonic | ¥1,045 (Tax Included) *Non-alcoholic option available
Twin Pillars Cider Sidecar | ¥1,045 (Tax Included) *Non-alcoholic option available
The cafe is open as part of an event centred on Legend of the Galactic Heroes. The event returns again this year, with a menu of drinks and dishes inspired by the characters, merchandise, and more.
DINING CAFE ISERLOHN FORTRESS
Running: June 3, 2021 – August 31, 2021
Address: 2-1-9 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo
Opening Hours: [Weekdays] 17:30-20:00 / [Weekends & Holidays] 11:30-19:00
Official Website: http://gineiden-iserlohn-fortress.com
Jujutsu Kaisen Themed Cafes to Open in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya
Three cafes in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya are set to collaborate with the anime series Jujutsu Kaisen from July 15.
The popular manga series, serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump, is written and illustrated by Gege Akutami. An anime series began airing in October last year and wrapped up in March. An anime film, Jujutsu Kaisen 0, is slated for release on December 24, 2021.
The collaboration cafe is opening as part of the Jujutsu Kaisen Exhibition which is set to take place across Japan from July 2. The exhibition will be split into two separate periods, the first being themed on episodes 1-13 and the second on 14-24. It will display decorations based on scenes from the series, artwork, and more.
Masatsugu Nagasoe, the videographer who worked on the anime series’ first ending theme, took charge of the art direction for the cafes, eventually deciding on the theme of ‘stylish.’ Fans can enjoy themed food, get their hands on merch, and more.
Yuji Itadori’s Steak Sandwich Plate | ¥1,400 (Before Tax)
Megumi Fushiguro’s Shadow Pasta | ¥1,400 (Before Tax)
The cafe menu is filled with dishes and desserts inspired by the Jujutsu Kaisen characters.
Nobara Kugisaki’s Strawberry Pancakes | ¥1,400 (Before Tax)
Panda’s Panda a la Mode | ¥1,400 (Before Tax)
The fancy food’s plating is all Instagrammable.
Set Drinks (Not Available Separately)
There’s also a collection of drinks you can order as a set with your food or dessert which come with illustrations of the characters.
Acrylic Keyrings / Pins / Folders
Sticker Set / Acrylic Dioramas / Handkerchiefs
Fans can also get their hands on a range of merchandise feature Studio MAPPA’s stylish art as well as other exclusives.
Jujutsu Kaisen Cafe
Booking Price: ¥600 (Includes Freebie)
Jujutsu Kaisen Cafe Official Website: https://jujutsukaisen-cafe.jp
Running: July 15, 2021 – September 12, 2021
Address: Harajuku BOX cafe&space (Harajuku Alta Floor 3F, 1-16-4 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo)
Address: Matsumotokiyoshi Ikebukuro Part2 Floor 4F (1-22-8 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Running: July 15, 2021 – August 15, 2021
Address: Umeda Box Cafe&Space (1F Umeda LOFT, 16-7 Chayamachi, Kita Ward, Osaka)
Running: July 15, 2021 – September 12, 2021
Running: July 15, 2021 – August 15, 2021
Address: Abeno Q’s Mall Floor 4F (1-6-1 Abenosuji, Abeno Ward, Osaka)
Running: July 15, 2021 – August 22, 2021
Address: Nagoya Box Cafe&Space (B1F LACHIC, 3-6-1 Sakae, Naka Ward, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture)
Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- Themed Cafes Open in Akihabara and Osaka Nipponbashi
Two branches of Animate Cafe, Good Smile x Animate Cafe Akihabara and Good Smile x Animate Cafe Osaka Nipponbashi, are collaborating with Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- from June 23 to August 2, serving up food, drinks, and desserts inspired by the game as well as selling exclusive merchandise.
Utage no Maku no Nai Bento | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Kasyuu Kiyomitsu’s Stylish Tomato Stew w/Focaccia | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Kasen Kanesada’s Elegant Sea Bream Chazuke | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Honmaru Elegance ~Everyday Garden~ | ¥900 (Tax Included)
Honmaru Elegance ~Spring Garden~ | ¥900 (Tax Included)
I Discovered a New Sword! | ¥800 (Tax Included)
Kebiishi Subjugation | ¥650 (Tax Included)
Special Investigation: Tenpou Edo | ¥650 (Tax Included) | Suishinshi Masahide & Kyomaro Minamoto Versions
Fully Bloomed Cherry Blossoms ~Touken Ranbu~ | ¥650 (Tax Included)
Special Investigation Jurakudai | ¥650 (Tax Included)
Freebies for ordering from the menu
Coasters (42 Designs) | Available: June 23-July 13
Coasters (43 Designs) | Available: July 14-August 2
Acrylic Keyrings (42 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
Pins (42 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
Acrylic Stand Keyrings (43 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
Pins (43 Designs) | ¥700 Each (Tax Included)
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Touken Ranbu -ONLINE- x Animate Cafe
Running: June 23, 2021 – August 2, 2021
Address: Good Smile x Animate Cafe Akihabara / Good Smile x Animate Cafe Osaka Nipponbashi
Official Website: https://cafe.animate.co.jp/
Ultraman Themed Cafe Celebrates Series’ 55th Anniversary in Tokyo
In celebration of 55 years of Ultraman, the Ultraman Cafe GO BEYOND 55th Anniversary is set to run on the 1st floor of Tokyo Solamachi, the shopping area under Tokyo Skytree, from July 16 to August 29. Fans of the series can tuck into a menu based on Ultraman Tiga, Ultraman Trigger, and popular kaiju from the series, as well as get their hands on original merchandise and more.
Customers who book a table in advance will receive one of two possible A5 folders, and if they order a drink, one of seven paper coasters. Check out the designs below.
Left: A5 Folders (2 Designs) / Right: Paper Coasters (7 Designs)
Ultraman Burger | ¥1,600 (Before Tax)
Ultraman Tiga Burger | ¥1,600 (Before Tax)
Ultraman Trigger Burger | ¥1,600 (Before Tax)
Alien Baltan Pancakes | ¥1,300 (Before Tax)
Zetton Hiya Hiya Parfait | ¥1,400 (Before Tax)
Dada Fruit Sandwich | ¥1,200 (Before Tax)
Pigmon Fuyaseru Cream Puff | ¥500 (Before Tax)
Ultra Drink Float Type ¥800 (Before Tax) / Ultra Drink Normal Type ¥600 (Before Tax)
Ultraman Latte | ¥900 (Before Tax)
T-Shirt / Logo Tote Bag
Pins (12 Designs) / 3 Postcard Sets (31 Designs)
Acrylic Key Rings (14 Designs)
Limited-Edition Sofvi Figures
Ultraman x TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS
T-Shirts – Designers: Masanori Ushiki / Mae Ju / Tsuyoshi Hirooka
Tote Bag / Sticker Set – Designer: Mae Ju
Ultraman & Baltan Sofvi Figures
Ultraman was first released in 1966 and has gone on to become one of Japan’s most famous tokusatsu superhero series for the last 55 years, with fans both in Japan and overseas.
The cafe menu line-up features a range of dishes, drinks, and desserts inspired by the titular character as well as Alien Baltman, Pigmon, Dada, Zetton, and other familiar faces. There’s also plenty of merch to get your hands on, Sofvi figures, as well as a collaboration with TOKYO CULTUART by BEAMS with some stylish designs from three creators.
Ultraman Cafe~GO BEYOND 55th Anniversary
Location: TOKYO BOX cafe&space Tokyo Solamachi
Running: July 16, 2021 – August 29, 2021
Address: Tokyo Skytree Town Solamachi 1F, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Price: ¥715 (Tax Included) *Includes freebie
Event Details: http://go-beyond-55th-cafe.jp/
Running: August 6, 2021 @ 12:00 – August 29, 2021 @ 23:59
Cafe Online Shop: http://go-beyond-55th-cafe.jp/online_store
Ultraman 55th Anniversary Site: https://m-78.jp/55th/
Character Chiikawa themed pop-up store at JR Akihabara station opens
The Chiikawa pop-up store, a pop-up store themed on the Japanese character Chiikawa, literally means ‘something small and cute’, illustrated by Nagano opens until June 21 at Japan Rail Akihabara Station Denki-Gaiguchi ticket gate.
Chiikawa POP UP STORE exclusive goods
Chiikawa manga has been serialised from 2020 on Twitter that depicts the casual everyday life of Chikawa and others. The gap between heartwarming story and adorable drawing style with occasional depiction of fear and severe reality of life is popular.
The store line-ups a selection of Chiikawa themed merchandise goods such as porch, plush doll, tableware and more. Don’t miss out a wide variety of exclusive products that makes your daily life more enjoyable. Available for purchase at official Chiikawa online store Chiikawa Market.
Sanrio Characters’ Collab Café extends opening period
Sanrio Characters’ Collab Café has extended the opening period of the cafe at Narita International Airport passenger terminal 2 until July 30. The café serves a menu of food and drink collaborated with Sanrio’s beloved characters Cinnamoroll, Hello Kitty and My Melody.
Additional Menu: Cinnamoroll’s Fluffy Egg Pancake
Cinnamoroll’s Fluffy Egg Pancake is on sale for a limited quantity from June 19 to celebrate Cinnamoroll’s 1st place at 2021 Sanrio Character Ranking. The pancake represents the fluffy clouds in the sky. Additionally, the 2nd edition of visit campaign limited to weekdays has been launched from June 14. 2 original coasters will be given for each menu item ordered for a limited quantity so don’t miss out!
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Sanrio Characters’ Collab Café
Running：April 14, 2021 – July 30, 2021
Place：Narita Anime Deck/ Narita International Airport passenger terminal 2, main building 2nd floor
Mr. Fullswing Manga Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Themed Cafe in Ikebukuro
In celebration of Mr. Fullswing‘s 20th anniversary, Animate are collaborating with the manga series to serve up a themed menu at their own Animate Cafe in Ikebukuro from June 23 to July 26. The entire menu including the meals, drinks, and desserts are all inspired by the series, and fans can get their hands on some exclusive merchandise too.
Mr. Fullswing is a baseball manga series written and illustrated by Shinya Suzuki which was serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2001 to 2006. This year marks 20 years since it was first released.
Menu item names have been translated from Japanese.
A peek at the manga-themed menu
Is That Rice? No, It’s Curry | ¥1,000
Rations From Shiba | ¥1,000
Gou’s Secret Batting Form ~Hachiku~ | ¥800
Sei’s Secret Batting Form ~Utsusemi~ | ¥800
Terrible Tatsuragawa’s Glasses | ¥600
A peek at the merch
CoLotta Acrylic Plate Key Rings | 15 Designs | ¥800 Each
Acrylic Character Key Rings | 14 Designs | ¥800 Each
Acrylic Uniform Key Rings | 14 Designs | ¥650 Each
Campaign to win a free photo card
24 photo cards based on the manga volume front covers
Win a birthday bromide photo
For every ¥2,000 spent at the cafe on menu items or merchandise, customers will receive one free photo card. There is also a birthday campaign being held from July 19 where you can win a free birthday bromide for every ¥2,000 spent.
Mr. Fullswing x Animate Cafe
Running: June 23, 2021 – July 26, 2021
Where: Animate Cafe Ikebukuro 2
Event Details: https://cafe.animate.co.jp/event/mrfullswing2106/