THE iDOLM@STER SideM Themed Cafes Open in Ikebukuro, Tennoji, and Nagoya

28.February.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD / SPOT

Three branches of Animate Cafe in Ikebukuro, Tennoji, and Nagoya are now serving as the venues for a limited-time THE iDOLM@STER SideM cafe experience until March 14. Fans of the multimedia series can enjoy a range of themed food and drink as well as get their hands on exclusive merchandise of their favourite characters in chibi form.

Animate Cafe Ikebukuro Exclusive Mini Character Illustration Tapestry

Animate Cafe Ikebukuro “High x Joker” Life-Size Panels

The idol characters will be waiting to welcome you, the Producer, to a special “Sweetie Wonderland” themed space.

 

Food and drink names, which are inspired by past event that have taken place in THE iDOLM@STER SideM video game, have been translated from Japanese by MMN.

 

Themed Food Inspired by Past In-Game Events

Ryu Kimura’s Workout Tray Don | ¥950 (+¥200 for Cocoa Protein Drink) | Comes With SASUGA Logo Sticker

Super Live Fes 2016 Shiki Iseya – Shiki’s Kumacchiman Steamed Bun | ¥750

2020 Valentine’s Event – Prepping the Cacao Soil | ¥800

Bubbly AP CIDER!! Live Hokuto Ijūin – Sparkling Moment | ¥600

Jiro Yamashita’s Jelly Drink | ¥600

Shoma Hanamura’s Night Party Lemonade | ¥600

Merch

Acrylic Key Rings Sweetie Wonderland A-Group (15 Designs) – DRAMATIC STARS / Altessimo / Shinsoku Ikkon /  Café Parade / S.E.M | ¥700

Acrylic Key Rings Sweetie Wonderland B-Group (15 Designs) –  Beit / Sai / THE Kogado / F-LAGS / Legenders | ¥700

Acrylic Key Rings Sweetie Wonderland B-Group (16 Designs) –  Jupiter / W / FRAME / High x Joker / Mofumofuen | ¥700

Pins – Sweetie Wonderland A-Group (15 Designs) – DRAMATIC / STARS / Altessimo / Shinsoku Ikkon / Café Parade / S.E.M | ¥400

Pins – Sweetie Wonderland B-Group (15 Designs) – Beit / Sai / THE Kogado / F-LAGS / Legenders | ¥400

Pins – Sweetie Wonderland C-Group (16 Designs) – Jupiter / W / FRAME / High x Joker / Mofumofuen | ¥400

Pin Cover Sets (3 Included / 15 Designs) | ¥500

Pin Cover Example

Frog Chocolates With 2 Coasters (46 Designs) | ¥1,800カエル型チョコ 注文特典コースター全46種よりランダム2枚付き 1,800円

Clear Tasty Box With PVC Key Ring (15 Designs) | ¥1,800 Each

Campaign

Free Birthday Bromide Campaign

Free Coaster Campaign

 

©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.

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