Disney’s Frozen 2 or Ana and the Snow Queen 2 (アナと雪の女王2) is the sequel to popular Disney animated film Frozen set to release in both Japan and United States on November 22, 2019.
A limited-time pop up cafe will be held with Oh My Cafe! in 7 cities across Japan on various dates between 11/15/19 - 2/2/20. This cafe will feature motifs of Anna & Elsa along with old and new characters from the films! A specially created menu, free gifts to take home, & exclusive shop with original Frozen 2 merchandise not sold anywhere else!
Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World:Hyōketsu no Kizuna (Re:ゼロから始める異世界生活 氷結の絆) is the latest theatrical release under the Re:zero franchise releasing in theaters across Japan on 11/8/19. To commemorate the release there will be a limited-time collaboration cafe held with Sweets Paradise from 11/2/19 - 12/8/19.
The MSS PROJECT (MSSP) is celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year. To commemorate Animate Cafe’s newest location (アニメイトカフェスタンドHareza池袋) will be kicking off their grand opening on 10/24 with this MSSP collaboration titled: ‘M.S.S Project Destroyed Land by Animate Cafe’.
Cookpad Studio is the all new experience from cookpad. Cookpad Studio is having their first collaboration will be with anime/manga series Food Wars!: Shokugeki no Soma (食戟のソーマ) & Chūka Ichiban! (中華一番) which will include original goods to take home for visiting.
Gangan Joker is celebrating their 10 year anniversary this year and as a result a special collaboration cafe for Inu x Boku SS is being held for a limited time in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya called Inu x Boku SS / Cocoa Fujiwara Café (妖狐×僕SS 藤原ここあカフェ) with Anipara Café.
Star Wars ( スター・ウォーズ) is a classic American film series by LucasFilms with the first ever release in Japan being 41 years ago. This December Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (スター・ウォーズ スカイウォーカーの夜明け) is set to release as the final episode of the 9 part “Skywalker Saga”.
To pair with the release of Rise of Skywalker in Japan there is a Star Wars exhibition called ‘Star Wars Identities The Exhibition’ (スター・ウォーズ™ アイデンティティーズ：ザ・エキシビション). It will be held in Tokyo, Japan from 8/8/19 - 1/13/20.
BT21 is a collaboration between popular k-pop boy group BTS and LINE friends.
Currently ongoing is a special campaign called #BT21DREAM which is a collaboration between BT21 and illustrator Chocomoo.
In commemoration of #BT21DREAM there will be a special pop-up shop in Tokyo from 9/14/19 - 9/30/19 and in Osaka from 9/27/19 - 10/14/19. This pop-up shop will feature designs from Chocomoo as well as collaboration designs from other brands such as FRAPBOIS, jouetie, lilLilly, and Angelic Pretty.
KonoSuba: God's Blessing on this Wonderful World! Crimson Legend (この素晴らしい世界に祝福を！紅伝説) is the animated film adaptation of KonoSuba that released in Japan on 8/30/19!
To celebrate the release of the film there will be a limited time collaboration between NY style rolled ice cream company called ‘Ice Roll Cream Factory’ and anime series KonoSuba in Japan from 8/24/19 - 9/23/19. It will feature two original ice cream creations with a specially designed cup.
Teasing Master Takagi-san ( からかい上手の高木さん) will be having a limited time drink collaboration with Chara Dri!! in Tokyo from 9/1/19 - 9/16/19 and in Osaka from 9/20/19 - 9/30/19.
This collaboration event is to celebrate the second season of the anime adaptation which begun airing in Japan on 7/7/19. The theme of this collaboration is [Teasing American Diner] or [からかいアメリカンダイナー]. Food, dessert, and goods will also be available!
For a limited time from 9/7/19 - 10/31/19 the popular Pokémon Café in Tokyo will be having a special halloween themed menu (ポケモンカフェのハロウィンメニュー) where you’ll find Pikachu in a magical witch hat. This event will be combined with the Halloween Festival taking place at the Pokémon Center during the same time.
Got7 (ガットセブン) or 갓세븐 is a South Korean boy group under the company JYP Entertainment.
In commemoration of their 4th Japanese mini album titled “Love Loop” there will be a special limited time pop-up shop, menu, & special campaign prizes from 7/30/19 - 8/12/19 with Shibuya109 (Tokyo) & Abeno109 (Osaka).
Gudetama (ぐでたま) is a popular 'lazy egg' character by Sanrio. This summer there will be a collaboration event called Gudetama x Gokuraku-yu & Raku Spa (ぐでたま×極楽湯・RAKU SPA) that will be held at 30 public bathhouses aka sentos under the company RAKU SPA/Gokuraku-yu nationwide. This collaboration event will start on 7/24/19 and will run until about the beginning of September with varying ending dates.
SMTOWN LIVE 2019 is a 3 day K-pop festival/concert held by S.M. Entertainment. The concert will be held at the Tokyo Dome on 8/3/19 - 8/5/19 with artists such as BoA, TVXQ!, Red Velvet, EXO, f(x), and more.
In commemoration of the concert there will be a limited-time pop-up shop held at Tree Villiage in Tokyo Skytree Town from 7/25/19 - 8/31/19. There will also be a pop-up café as well!
Popular magical girl series Sailor Moon (セーラームーン) known around the world is celebrating 25 it’s year anniversary this year. In commemoration there will be a special limited time pop-up cafe called Sailor Moon Cafe 2019 ‘Girls Night Out’ (セーラームーンカフェ2019 「Girls Night Out」) held in 6 cities across Japan on select dates between October 2019 & January 2020.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid (リトル・マーメイド) is celebrating 30 years this year. In commemoration there will be a limited-time pop-up collaboration café held with Oh My Cafe in 4 cities across Japan on dates between 9/21/19 - 11/10/19.
Dive under the sea to enjoy an original menu based off of the beloved characters such as Ariel, Sebastian, & more. Original goods & merchandise will also be available at this café. Twirl up your dinglehopper and get ready to dive in.
Kirby Café (カービィカフェ) is a widely popular pop-up café featuring Nintendo’s Kirby that has been running in Tokyo, Japan at Tokyo Solamachi since September of 2018. We decided to pay the Tokyo location a visit during June of 2019 while they were holding a summer theme.