Every month, Japan sees numerous collaboration cafés opening all over the country featuring the world’s most favourite characters, artists and much more. We’ve summed up the ones to look out for in January 2020.
Cafe de Perochi with Seven Days War, Shinjuku
To celebrate the anime film Seven Days War which premiered on December 13, a themed café opened at EJ Anime Theater in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The café opened in collaboration with popular creator Pantovisco who has over 680,000 followers across his social media.
The cute menu line-up features Seven Days War-inspired food and desserts with Perochi and his friends joining in with the fun. There’s also a drinks menu with a line-up of colourful beverages and lattes which you can get various latte art drawings on.
Cafe de Perochi with Seven Days War
Running: December 13, 2019 – January 12, 2020
Location: EJ Anime Theater Shinjuku Floor 5F (Shinjuku Bunka Bldg., 3-13-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo)
Official Website: http://7dayswar.jp/
More Information: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/280643
BT21 Café, Shibuya, Tokyo and Abeno, Osaka
The BT21 collaboration café is currently running for the fifth time. The café opened in Shibuya, Tokyo and Abeno, Osaka on November 21, 2019 and will close on January 13, 2020. This there are more BT21 family members and friends featuring in the foods and drinks as part of the BT21 UNIVERSE series’ first-ever menu. There is lots of menu and café-limited merchandise to get your hands on too.
Korean Burger: ¥1,490
Double Yangnyeom Chicken Rice: ¥1,490
BT21 Café, Shibuya, Tokyo Abeno, Osaka
Location: Shibuya BOX CAFE＆SPACE (Shibuya BOX109)
Running: November 21, 2019 to January 13, 2020
*Closed January 1
BT21 Café, Abeno, Osaka
Location: Abeno, Abeno contact
Running: November 21, 2019 – January 13, 2020
Official Website: https://www.bt21.com/relations
Devil May Cry 5 x Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro
The Capcom Cafe is collaborating with the action-adventure hack and slash video game Devil May Cry 5 once again at the Ikebukuro, Tokyo branch from December 5, 2019 to January 15, 2020.
Devil Breaker “Overture” Potato – ¥880 (Before Tax)
Demon World Mont Blanc – ¥980 (Before Tax)
The cafe will feature various menu items and merchandise that was sold at the Laketown branch of Capcom Cafe, as well as new meals, drinks and even more merchandise.
Devil May Cry 5 x Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro
Running: December 5, 2019 – January 15, 2020
Address: Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro, 1-30-3 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 10:00-22:00 (Last Orders: 21:00)
Official Website: http://www.capcom.co.jp/amusement/capcomcafe/ikebukuro/
More Information: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/276074
Pokémon Sword and Shield: Nihombashi, Tokyo and Shinsaibashi, Osaka
The Tokyo (Nihonbashi) and Osaka (Shinsaibashi) branches of the Pokémon Cafe are releasing their second batch of menu items in collaboration with Pokémon Sword and Shield which will be served between January 18 and March 19 next year.
Weezing’s Chemical Change Gas Pancakes – ¥1,628
Morpeko’s Hungry W Sauce Omurice – ¥1,628
Pokémon Sword and Shield was released on Nintendo Switch on November 15 so if you’re a Pokémon fan in Japan, this is the perfect way to celebrate.
Pokémon Sword and Shield
Pokémon Cafe (Nihombashi, Tokyo)
Address: Nihombashi Takashimaya SC East Bldg. 5F, 2-1-2 Nihombashi, Chuo Ward, Tokyo
Business Hours: 10:00-22:00
No Fixed Holidays (Except when Nihombashi Takashimaya SC is closed)
Pokémon Cafe (Shinsaibashi, Osaka)
Address: Daimaru Shinsaibashi Honkan 9F, 1-7-1 Shinsaibashisuji, Chuo Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
Business Hours: 10:00-21:30
No Fixed Holidays (Except when Daimaru Shinsaibashi is closed)
More Information: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/283263
Korilakkuma Cafe: another me in the mirror, Harajuku
“Korilakkuma Cafe: another me in the mirror” opened in Japan’s hub of kawaii culture Harajuku on December 21 and will run until March 22 next year. The cafe is the perfect spot to relax with Korilakkuma and be entertained by projection mapping.
Table Projection Mapping Seats: ¥2,500 per person (Before Tax)
Twin Korilakkuma Strawberry Milk – ¥990
The cafe incorporates “interactive tabletop projection mapping” technology developed by Sony, which allows customers to enjoy their meals while playing together with the characters as they walk around their plates and tables.
Korilakkuma Cafe: another me in the mirror
Running: December 21, 2019 – March 22, 2020 (Not running December 30, 2019 to January 3, 2020)
Location: HARAJUKU AR BOX -table projection mapping cafe- (4-28-28 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo)
Official Website: https://korilakkumacafe.jp/
More Information: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/284456
MARUKO&COJICOJI CAFE, Ginza
The MARUKO & COJICOJI CAFE is set to open in Marronnier Gate Ginza, Tokyo on January 31, 2020 where it will run until July 31. It is a collaboration between the manga series Chibi Maruko-chan and Coji-Coji, both by Momoko Sakura. The cafe is opening to promote the release of the Chibi-Maruko-chan and Coji-Coji dream collaboration picture book. Customers can look forward to joining the two characters on their adventures as they are vividly recreated on their plates.
MARUKO & COJICOJI CAFE
Location: Sunday Brunch, Marronnier Gate Ginza 1 Floor 4F (2-2-14 Ginza, Chuo Ward, Tokyo)
Running: January 31, 2020 – July 31, 2020 (Subject to change)
Opening Hours: 11:00-21:00
Reservations: Opening on the official website from mid-January 2020
More Information: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/284763
How about kicking off New Year in Japan at a cute collaboration café?