6 Fun Events Happening in Harajuku & Shibuya: February 2018

01.February.2018 | FEATURES / SPOT

Hi there! My name is Ellie, and I work at the MOSHI MOSHI BOX, the official Harajuku Tourist Information Center

 

I get the feeling it’s colder here in Japan than last year… But never fear! Today, I’m here to show you 6 events happening in Harajuku and Shibuya this February that will make you want to go outside.

 

“Night Safari Restaurant” – Banks, Shibuya

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“Banks cafe & dining” are holding a very unique projection mapping event titled “Night Safari Restaurant” that started on January 30th and will run for two weeks. It’s the world’s first ever night safari restaurant, where projecting mapping will be used to make it seem as if you’re really in the jungle, to the point where you can almost touch the animals. Experience this nighttime safari using VR see the living, breathing jungle for yourself where you will get up close with lions, squirrel monkeys, zebra and other animals roaming around the restaurant.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/87346

 

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Night Safari Restaurant at Banks Cafe & Dining Shibuya

Address: Banks Cafe & Dining Shibuya, Duplex B’s 1F, 3-26-17 Shibuya, Tokyo

Running: January 30, 2018 – February 13, 2018

Time: 18:30-23:00 (Course Meals 18:30-21:00 / à la carte still available past 21:00)

 

Dinner Reservation Times:

18:30~ / 19:00~ /19:30~

*You must make a reservation. 2 hours stay max.

 

Reservations:

Contact: 03-6427-1175

Website: http://bit.ly/banks_nightsafari

 

Banks Cafe & Dining Shibuya

Address: Duplex B’s 1F, 3-26-17 Shibuya, Tokyo

Access: 8-minutes’ by foot from Shibuya Station Exit 16B via Tokyo Metro / 3-minutes’ byfot from Shibuya Station South Exit via JR

Contact: 03-6427-1175

Website: https://www.bankscafe.jp/

 

 

Hello Kitty Greeting Event – Shibuya Mark City

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Shibuya Mark City is teaming up with Hello Kitty to host the “Shibuya Mark City Valentine’s Campaign” which will run from January 16th to February 14th.

 

The campaign will celebrate the season of love with original Hello Kitty creations, ‘Gotochi Kitty’ panel exhibitions, a Hello Kitty greeting event (February 12th), a lottery to win Hello Kitty merchandise, and leaflets will be handed out for ‘Gotochi Kitty × Gotochi Menu.’

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/85578

 

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Shibuya Mark City

Address: 1-12-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo

Contact: 03-3780-6503

Homepage: http://www.s-markcity.co.jp

 

 

Harajuku Fashion Walk

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The Harajuku Fashion Walk is an inclusive monthly event held by Harajuku lovers of all nationalities and ages where they get together to stroll the streets of Japan’s fashion hub. To join, all you need to do is check what date the next event falls on via the event’s Twitter page (@hsrajuku_fw) and show up! It’s completely free to participate and you don’t have to sign up to anything. The event is very welcoming to foreigners, so if you’re a fashion lover, then head along. And if you’re looking to meet a real Harajuku Girl, then this is the perfect chance.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/45910

 

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Harajuku Fashion Walk

Next Event: Sunday February 25th

Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/harajuku_fw

 

 

Dragon Ball Café

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Renowned anime and manga series Dragon Ball, a franchise loved all over the world, has gotten its own character themed café. “Dragon Ball Café & Diner Tokyo” just opened at Natural Kitchen in Omotesando, Tokyo on January 15th. Natural Kitchen are very particular in their selection of ingredients for their meals, only picking the best. The talented chefs there have conceived a unique and original fun-packed menu completely themed around Dragon Ball. We recommend the “Four-Star Dragon Ball Omurice With Rich Demi-Glace Sauce,” a dish themed on the Four-Star Dragon Ball, the most recognisable of all the Dragon Balls.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/86377

 

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Dragon Ball Café & Diner Tokyo

Address: Natural Kitchen Omotesando, GYRE B1F, 5-10-1 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Running: January 15, 2018 – February 28, 2018

Opening Times: 11:00-22:00 (last orders 21:00)

Contact: 03-6805-0772

*No smoking

Website: http://dragonball-cafe-diner.jp

 

 

“Gintama CAFÉ Host Club Takamagahara”

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A café themed around the anime series “Gintama” will open its doors on February 15th. They have a range of unique items on the menu, such as “Takamagahara no Hostalker ga Omochisuru Tokusei Napolitan” and “Takamagahara’s Champaign Tower.” Reservations must be made before visiting, and those that do make a reservation will receive one limited edition A3 size poster randomly selected from a possible four. You can also receive your very own Gintama themed business card randomly selected from a possible seven.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/87388

 

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Gintama CAFÉ Host Club Takamagahara

Address: OMOTESANDO BOX CAFE & SPACE, Pine Under Flat B1F, 5-13-2 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Running: February 15, 2018 – March 16, 2018

Opening Hours: 11:00-21:40 (80 mins stay max.)

Reservations: https://gintama-cafe.jp

*Reservations must be made in advance before visiting the café.

 

 

 “aibo room” – SHIBUYA MODI

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Sony has opened the “aibo” room inside “Sony Square Shibuya,” on the first floor of SHIBUYA MODI, where visitors can play with “aibo,” an autonomous robot dog. Running until mid-March, the project will give you the exciting chance to meet the hugely popular aibo to pet him and receive his little robot paw. aibo will respond to you with his big round eyes, unique voice, ears and tail.

 

Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/83059

 

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Sony Square Shibuya Project

Location: SHIBUYA MODI 1F

Address: 1-21-3 Jinnan, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening Hours: 11:00 to 21:00

Sony Square Shibuya Project Website: http://www.sony.co.jp/square-shibuyapj/

 

Did you enjoy this list? Wrap up warm and head on out to one of these fun events, and if you’re unsure of how to find any of these places then please stop by the MOSHI MOSHI BOX in Harajuku – we’d be happy to help!

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