Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

03.April.2018 | FOOD / SPOT

From Sunday 1st April, Kawaiya, which is located on the 3rd floor of Cute Cube Harajuku, is holding a collaboration photo series exhibition called “Neko no Gohanyasan”. This is dedicated to a photo series that features cats dressed up in headwear.

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

Rather than being character-themed, this collaboration café incorporates the theme of “headwear for cats”, creating an entirely new kind of collaboration café called “Neko no Kaburimono” (Cats in headwear).

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

Headwear for cats was once sold in September 2015 in specialist capsule toys and became popular on social media. It was recorded in March 2018 that a total of more than 4 million of the series were sold, further proving their popularity.

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

Cat photographer Sakura Ishihara has displayed numerous photographs of adorable cats wearing headwear. There is not a single real cat at the exhibition so those who are allergic to cats can also enjoy this exhibition.

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

When you think about cats, the one food that comes to mind is Neko manma! This literally translates as “cat rice” and usually consists of a bowl of rice with toppings. Katsuobushi, which is sliced from dried bonito , is used plentifully.

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

The final result: the ultimate cat-themed rice dish! Of course, there are other cat-themed items on the menu too!

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

There are also items selling for those who cannot stop loving cats! The new capsule toy “Neko Candy-chan” will be available for advanced sale from Saturday 14th April.

 

Neko no Gohanyasan opens collaboration café down Takeshita Street, Harajuku!

 This atmosphere of cute cats in headwear will warm up your heart!

 

■Information

Neko no Gohanyasan

Open: From Sunday 1st April (End date to be confirmed)

※ This is not a cat café and there are no real cats at this event.

 

Neko no Kaburimono (Cats in headwear)

URL:http://kitan.jp/products/nekosanrio

 

Kawaiya (Cute Cube Harajuku 3F)

Address: 1-7-1, Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo

Opening hours: 10:00-22:00

No regular closing days

TEL:03-6463-7833

URL:cutecubeharajuku.com/

 

 

 

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