Animate Cafe Ikebukuro 2 & Osaka Nipponbashi Hold Code Geass Student Council-themed Event

10.March.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD / SPOT

Animate Cafe Ikebukuro 2 and Osaka Nipponbashi are now holding a collaboration with popular characters from the Code Geass anime series! Running until March 27, the new Chocolate & Tea Lounge-themed menu items and limited-edition merchandise can’t be missed by fans of Lelouch. 

 

Animate Cafe Exclusive Illustration

 

 

Collaboration Menu

Hamburger Steak with Mushroom Sauce

[Lelouch’s Favorite Dessert] Chocolate Fondue

[Suzaku’s Favorite Dessert] Chocolate Afternoon Tea

Chocolate & Tea Lounge Special Chocolate Drink

 

 

Merchandise

Newly Illustrated Big Acrylic Stand

Newly Illustrated Glitter Acrylic Keychain

Newly Illustrated Special Acrylic Plate

 

(C)SUNRISE/PROJECT L-GEASS Character Design (C)2006-2017 CLAMP・ST

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