Try Adorable Drinks in These Four Anime Collaboration Cafés in Akihabara 

 

 

While Akihabara is known for its countless game and anime stores, recently it is gaining attention for is anime collaboration cafés.

Here are our top four cafes in Akihabara.

 

Good Smile×Animate Café Akihabara

 

 

GOOD SMILE×Animate Café Akihabara is located in AKIBA CULTURES ZONE building, only a 4-minute walk from Akihabara station. AKIBA CULTURES ZONE is an anime, game, and hobby shopping complex perfect for buying Akihabara souvenirs.

GOOD SMILE×Animate Café Akihabara is on the 5th floor. Once you reach the floor using escalators, you will see a cosplay shop ACOS Akihabara.

 

 

Turn right where you should see the café information board.  looks like the café is surrounded by ACOS Akihabara sign, so it looks like it is part of the store. 

 

 

GOOD SMILE×Animate Café Akihabara is a collaboration café that offers anime-inspired limited edition drinks. This makes it popular and difficult to get in without reservation. However, it is less crowded during weekdays. It is worth stopping by if you happen to visit AKIBA CULTURES ZONE.

Business hours:

11:00~21:30

Address:

ACOS Akihabara 

5F, 1-7-6 AKIBA Cultures ZONE, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0021, Japan

  • JR Akihabara station: 4 minutes from Electric Town exit
  • Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Akihabara station: 9 minutes from the 2nd exit
  • Tsukuba Express Akihabara Station: 7 minutes from A1 exit
  • Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Suehiro station: 5 minutes from the 3rd exit

Google Maps:

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Official site:

https://www.akibacultureszone.com/en/

 

 

COLLABO CAFE HONPO

 

 

 

COLLABO CAFÉ HONPO also offers a limited-edition menu inspired by different anime every season. It is easily accessible from Akihabara station Electric Town exit.

 

 

Business hours:

Weekdays:11:30~21:30

Weekends: 10:00~22:00

Address:

Shaton Bld., 4-3-10, Sotokanda, Chiyoda Ku, Tokyo To, 101-0021, Japan

Google maps:

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Official site:

collabocafe-honpo.co.jp

 

 

Myoujin Café

 

 

Myoujin Café is located right next to Kanda Myoujin shrine which makes it sound like a traditional or formal restaurant. However, it is a casual, relaxing café.

 

 

There is an extensive anime collaboration menu which makes it a perfect spot for a break after visiting the shrine.

 

 

Business hours:

11:30~23:00

Regular day off:Tuesday

Address:

Ochanomizu Bld., 1-2-13-1F, Yushima, Bunkyo Ku, Tokyo To, 113-0034, Japan

Google maps:

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Official site:

http://myoujincafe.jp

 

 

GUNDAM Café

 

 

Needless to say, GUNDAM Café is associated with the popular anime series GUNDAM. It is just a minute-walk from Akihabara Electric Town exit. Just turn right and you will see a large V with Gundam Café written under it.

GUNDAM Café is highly-rated for its interior and colorful menu with all foods and drinks available throughout the year.

Business hours:

10:00~22:30

Address:

1-1, Kandahanaoka-cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0028, Japan

Google maps:

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Official site:

http://g-cafe.jp

 

 

And a little extra – Square Enix

 

 

Square Enix is not an anime café but it is owned by the game developer that brought us Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest games series. It is on the first floor of Yodobashi Multimedia Akiba next to JR Akihabara.

They are selling game goods at the cash register, too.

Business hours:

9:00~10:30

Address:

Yodobashi Akiba, 1-1, Kandahanaoka-cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 101-0028, Japan

Google Maps:

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Official site:

jp.square-enix.com