BL Mystery Game Hashihime of the Old Book Town Inspires Collaboration Cafe at Akihabara Nagomido

24.June.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

Starting on June 17, romantic Taisho-style cafe Akihabara Nagomido began a special collaboration with the BL mystery game Hashihime of the Old Book Town. The special event will run through July 4, 2022. 

 

Collaboration Cafe Original Menu

 

Menu Order Bonus: Bookmark

 

Collab Goods

Acrylic Stand (6 varieties)

Clear Folder 

Collaboration Castella 

Pin Gacha (6 varieties, random)

Fortune Gacha (7 varieties, random) 

 

Goods Available to Order

Canvas Art (6 varieties)

Large Panel

Goods Purchase Privilege: Original Postcard

 

During the event, fans of the series can enjoy dishes, desserts, and drinks inspired by the game. Special collaboration merchandise will only be available here, and special prizes can be won by playing the on-site gacha! A bookmark will be given to guests who order any original collaboration food or drink items, and an original postcard will be given to those spending at least ¥3,000 on merchandise. Those visiting between June 29 and July 4 will receive a limited-edition postcard.

 

Come enjoy this unique atmosphere while surrounded by your favorite characters!

 

 

What is Hashihime of the Old Book Town?

The location? Jinbocho, Tokyo, during the rainy season, 1922.
A young writer named Tamamori moves to Tokyo with the hopes of getting into a prestigious university–but he fails the exams and is kicked out of his place.

In an amazing stroke of luck, Tamamori begins working at a bookstore with a mysterious owner who never shows his face. This stranger also lets him live there and pays for his necessities. Living at a bookstore with only a few customers leaves Tamamori tons of time to work on writing.

Suddenly, a series of suicides and mysterious deaths begin. Tamamori’s best friend dies–and no one knows why.

Tamamori notices that the same three rainy days are repeating over and over. Yes, he can time travel–but only three days into the past.
What is real and what is an illusion?
A pop-occult Taisho BL mystery is waiting for you. (From the game’s homepage)

 

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    ©️nagano

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