themed restaurants

First-ever Super Sentai Restaurant opens in Tokyo thanks to high-end karaoke chain Pasela Resorts

Power Ranger fans, it’s snackin’ time!

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Two Harry Potter cafes opening in Japan, serving up Gryffindor bento and Hagrid misspelled cakes

”You’re a Japanese cafe, Harry.”

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Has Shinjuku’s Robot Restaurant closed permanently?

Photos show iconic exterior being torn down, putting a giant question mark over the future of the popular tourist site.

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Tokyo cheerleader cafe adds male cheerleader service

New service is part of restaurant’s goal of “cheering for ladies and everyone who’s doing their best.”

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What’s it like to eat at the Pokémon Cafe in Tokyo right now?

The world’s first permanent Pokémon Cafe is feeling the blow of Japan’s international travel restrictions.

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We take a trip to Japan’s Lovot robot cafe, cuddle with a bot and learn how to love

Japan’s personal loneliness-busting robots have their own cafe, so naturally, we ran right over.

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Fruits Basket anime cafe with limited-edition goods to appear at Princess Cafes in Tokyo, Osaka

Celebrate the continuation of the anime like royalty! 

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Moon Prism Power ineffective against coronavirus as Tokyo permanent Sailor Moon restaurant closes

Shining Moon Tokyo was supposed to last forever, but like the Silver Millennium Moon Kingdom, it’s now a thing of the past.

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Three Inuyasha cafes opening in Japan to celebrate sequel series to Rumiko Takahashi hit

A food-al fairy tale of themed grub and drink, plus exclusive merch.

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Protagonist of “Crocodile Who Dies in 100 Days” passes away, gets revived through dedicated cafe

After death, there is no heaven, limbo, or hell — only capitalism!

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Pikachu now has an afro of cherry blossoms, and you can eat it【Photos】

Tokyo’s Pokémon Cafe reveals springtime sakura dessert, Gigantamax entrees.

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Tokyo’s Slayers anime cafe: The latest reason to go on a food quest to Akihabara【Photos】

Fan-focused food fun is a 30th-birthday party for the fantasy franchise, and also the only restaurant in Japan where you can DRINK jellyfish.

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Our ladylike, solo visit to the handsome butler cage of Tokyo’s Ikebukuro neighborhood【Photos】

Swallowtail offers not just good-looking guys, but an elegant home away from home.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake cafe opens in Tokyo, and we stop by for Cloud and Sephiroth mocktails!

Edible Buster Swords, Materia dumplings, and Moogle desserts are all on offer at Square Enix’s rebooted Akihabara eatery.

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Gundam conquers AKB48? Mobile suit cafe closes to expand, may take over idol eatery’s territory

Robot fans applauded elimination of idol “eyesore” next to mecha anime otaku attraction.

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Crimvael’s Super-Thick Sausage is ready to leave a special taste in the mouth of fans of the fantasy anime series.

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Final Fantasy VII cafes are opening in Tokyo and Osaka to celebrate legendary game’s remake

Cloud and Sephiroth get their own Buster Sword and Masamune-garnished mixed drinks.

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Slayers cafe opening in Tokyo and Osaka brings food of the fantasy anime to real life【Photos】

Fans can drink Lina’s fireball and eat Naga’s jiggling chest.

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Tokyo’s AKB48 idol-themed cafe announces sudden, permanent closure

Only a few weeks left to visit the idol singer eatery, plus possibly one more Akihabara landmark.

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Mipig Harajuku: We visit the new micro pig cafe in Tokyo

Mipig takes its design inspiration from the story of The Three Little Pigs.   

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