My Hero Academia x Good Smile x animate Cafe

Hi everyone! Suwabe (@gsc_suwabe) from the Corporate Planning Division here!

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The other day I had the chance to visit the My Hero Academia x Good Smile x animate Cafe in Akihabara, so today I’m going to be showing off what you can expect if you visit! (`・ω・´)

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My Hero Academia x Good Smile x animate Cafe

▼ Schedule

2016/11/01 ~ 2016/11/29

▼ Reservations

Akihabara / Nipponbashi Stores: By Reservation Only
Nagoya / Sannomiya Stores: Weekends Reservation Only / Weekdays First-Come First-Served

▼Let’s Order!

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▲ Even the menu brings out the atmosphere of the series! Lovely!

▼ The menu features all sorts of choices!

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Orders are made using the above order sheet. Simply write the number of each item that you want and pass it to your waiter! Once you have ordered you will also get purchase tickets to receive one of the cafe exclusive acrylic keychains or badges!

▼ While we wait for the food, it’s photo time!

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▲ There are a total of 10 character panels on stage! Feel free to take photos up close!

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▲ The My Hero Academia manga is provided in full for anyone to read while they are at the cafe! There are also notebooks to leave a note behind for everyone to see! The notes inside the book are not allowed to be photographed, but you’re free to look through them if you’re at the cafe!! ♪

▼ My drinks have arrived! 

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◎ All-Might’s Hero Energy Drink
◎ Katsuki Bakugo’s Explosive Red Cola
◎ Tomura Shigaraki’s Cappuccino

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▲ I always look forward to the cappuccino the most!(`・ω・´)b

▼ The food is also here!

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◎ Izuku Midoriya’s ONE FOR ALL Omelet Rice
◎ Denki Kaminari’s Shocking Hamburger

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Why is it so shocking? Take a look!! ▼

Nendoroid Izuku Midoriya looks rather happy surrounded by delicious food! ♡

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▼Latt but not least, dessert! ♪

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◎ Ochako Uraraka’s Strawberry Zenzai with Green Tea
◎ Tsuyu Asui’s Croaking Green Parfait

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▲ A passionate dessert from Tsuyu-chan! The frog eggs on top are actually the rather healthy chia seeds! ♥

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▲ I had not had zenzai in ages! Japanese-style desserts always make me feel at home!

▼ Game Time!

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As usual the cafe includes a special game time where you can win a free drink ticket! If your team matches the color of the capsule pulled by the waitress you get to stay in the game, otherwise you are out!!

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▲ Chan-shuu (@gscs_hirase) was out in the first round but still had a smile on his face!

▼ Souvenir Corner!

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▲ My personal favorite are the cafe exclusive stacking mugs! (*´▽`*)

▼ There are other exclusive items as well!

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▼ Figure Display!

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▼The showcases in store…

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Have both Nendoroid Izuku Midoriya: Hero’s Edition and figma Izuku Midoriyagma on display!

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Plus there are more on the way!

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Plus there are various other activities to enjoy at the cafe! Be sure to stop by if you’re in the area!

You can reverse a seat using the reservation system below!★
⇒ https://cafereserve.animate.co.jp/

 

(´-`).。oO( Collaboration cafes are great fun for fans!! I wish more people would give them a try! )

Suwabe / twitterID:@gsc_suwabe
English Updates: @gsc_kevin

© 堀越耕平/集英社・僕のヒーローアカデミア製作委員会・MBS

Thunderbolt Fantasy Collaboration Café

GOODSMILE x animate Café Akihabara!
Thunderbolt Fantasy Collaboration Café!

The most recent theme to come to the animate and Good Smile Company joint café is a special collaboration with Thunderbolt Fantasy!! You can find out more about the animate café over here: https://café.animate.co.jp/

Here is a quick summary of the info! ▼

Dates: 1st September 2016 – 28th September 2016
Entrance: Weekends/Holidays: Web Reservation / Weekdays: First Come First Serve

– AKIHABARA –
Tokyo, Chiyoda-ku, Sotokanda 1-7-6 AKIBA Culture ZONE 5F
Open from 11AM to 9:30PM (Last Order at 9:00AM)

– OSAKA –
Osaka, Osaka-shi, Naniwa-ku, Nipponbashi 4-15-17
Open from 11AM to 9:30PM (Last Order at 9:00AM)

This time around the café is open on a first-come, first-serve basis on weekdays, so you can simply come by without needing to reserve! (The GSC Offices are about 5 minutes away, and we actually had some other staff come in for lunch while I was there!)

Anyway, let’s head into my report!

(Mostly photos, but I hope you all enjoy!)

(/・ω・)/ ENTER!

Right at the entrance there is already something for the fans to enjoy! A wanted poster to put your own head in, in place of Lin Xuě Ya’s! But let’s move on to the main attraction…

(/・ω・)/ ORDER!

Orders are made using an order sheet! You can choose from up to 14 different meals, desserts and drinks! (*’▽’)

You’ll have to wait and see what I ordered! ♪

While I’m waiting for it to arrive though, let’s take a a look around the café!

▲ These five can be found on the stage!


▲ Six more characters on the right!

So Lovely!! (*´▽`*)

The huge tapestries on the walls are amazing, but another thing to take note of is the table sheets! I went around to all the different tables and bothered everyone so I could get photos of all the different designs!

▼ We were seated at the Dan siblings table! ♪

Unfortunately you can’t choose your seat! That is all down to your luck on what table is open on the day! ★

Anyway, let’s take a look at the food I ordered!


◎ Xíng Hài Garnet Soda
◎ Shòu Yún Xiāo Milk Tea
◎ Dān Family Jasmine Tea

◎ Lin Xuě Yā’s Refreshment Set
◎ Shāng Bù Huàn’s Black Curry
◎ Shā Wú Shēng’s Chilled Tantanmen

◎ Dān Fěi’s Parfait
◎ Cán Xiōng’s Pancakes

For each item you order from the menu you will also get one random coaster to take home! (For some reason I manged to get lots of the bad guys!)

While I’m here… I also think we need to introduce a Nendoroid that came with me!

Nendoroid Lin Xuě Yā! ♡

Displayed with the meal that is made in his image! They do seem to fit each other rather nicely! ★

I also decided to offer him some of the black curry!! (*ノωノ)

“Oh my… Cán Xiōng’s head…”! I can just imagine his voice!!

The Nendoroid will be up for preorder soon! This actually showed off two of his expressions rather nonchalantly! Look forward to other items that may be included when he goes up for preorder!

(/・ω・)/ “Game Time!~★” 

A quick and simple game where you select one color and then the staff pulls out one color. If the colors match then you get a free drink ticket! (ΦωΦ)

Anyway, there is still much more to look at around the café! The walls are lined with scenarios and storyboards from the series – all are free to photograph!

Take a look at the various documents and work that went into making the series!! Personally I loved the illustrations on this storyboard!

The illustrations used on the storyboard are different to the original character design illustrations but still rather different from the dolls as well! They have such a cute, unique appearance to them!! It’s quite fun to look along the storyboards remembering the various scenes from the show too! (*´▽`*)

As this is also a GSC collaboration café, you can also find some Good Smile 15th Anniversary-related items while you are visiting! ♪

(/・ω・)/ Don’t forget a souvenir!

You can’t come to a collaboration café and leave empty handed! There are a selection of exclusive Thunderbolt Fantasy goods to get your hands on!

Collectable Smartphone Cleaners and Acrylic Keychains to show your love for your favorite characters! ★

Regret: I should have stood beside him for the photo
Result: I’ll have to go back again!

Anyway that’s all from me for today! See you all again soon!

Suwabe / twitterID:@gsc_suwabe
English Updates: @gsc_kevin

©Thunderbolt Fantasy Project

Himouto! Umaru-chan Collaboration Café


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Hello everyone, Kahotan here! (@gsc_kahotan)

The other day I went out to the GOODSMILE x animate café to take a look at what was going on at the…

Himouto! Umaru-chan Café!

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Himouto! Umaru-chan
Collaboration Café

Dates: 1st September – 29th September 2015
Location: GOODSMILE x animate Café (Akihabara & Osaka)
Entrance: First Come, First Serve

More Details:

Akihabara Store: https://café.animate.co.jp/collabo_café/1313/?place=61
Osaka Store: https://café.animate.co.jp/collabo_café/1313/?place=79

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Today I’ll be showing what is going on at the café! ♪

Let’s start off with a look at the seating!

My table featured Umaru-chan’s outside version and Ebina-chan!

Two characters that definitely make my heart feel at ease! ♡₍₍ ◝(´´∞``*)◟ ⁾⁾♡
The tables feature various different combinations of characters, but you don’t get to choose… so you’ll have to see who you end up with!! Here are a few more examples!

△ Which seat you will end up at is entirely up to fate! ♪

– Order from the Menu –

I really don’t know what I should choose…! 

Everything on the menu relates to characters or things from the series which makes me want to try each and every one of them! I need to decide between picking the items based on my favorite characters… or picking the food I want to east the most! Not a very easy selection! _:(‘Θ’ 」 ∠):_

The menu features meals, desserts and drinks!

Here is a quick look at what is available for order! ☆

Once you’ve decided what you want, simply select them on the order sheet and hand it over to the nearest waiter! I decided to order the following!

· Pesky Umaru-chan’s Omelette Rice
· Ebina-chan’s Chazuke

· Motoba Sisters Ramen
· This is Paradise ~Umaru Banquet Set~
· Goes with Anything! God Cola
· Energy Drink for a Tired Onii-san 
· You’re My Rival! Sylphyn’s Yogurt & Blue Soda
· Hamster’s Cocoa Latte

… time for an Umaru-style Banquet!! (°Д°;≡°Д°;)!

By the way, this time I am not all alone! I have a friend to help me munch down all these goodies!

 

– Look Around the Café –

While waiting for your order to arrive, you can choose to sit and relax in the Umaru-chan atmosphere, but I would instead recommend getting up and taking a look around at all the things to see in the café! (๑•̀ㅂ•́)و✧

Taking a look at the setting photos along the walls will remind you of all the fun scenes from the series! 

Other areas are made to recreate places from the series!

△ Umaru-chan and Nekoronbus enjoying a nice warm kotatsu! 


△ Room 201…  inside the café?! 


△ Kirie-chan’s certificate of commendation?!

Plus various other things you might recognise from the series to look forward to!! There is also a note book that you can write down your messages about Umaru-chan or the café inside! Drawings are also welcome!

Be sure to leave behind a little message!! (。・ω・)ノ゙


△ Writing tools are provided in the café!

 

– Time to Eat – 

Time flies when you’re having fun! My food arrived in no time at all! Σ(・ω・ノ)ノ!!

This is… truly a banquet!!

– Pesky Umaru-chan’s Omelette Rice –

The nori has writing on it!! 

It’s a little bit hard to see in the photo so I made a gif showing the text and little drawing! ☆ The creamy tomato sauce is delicious, and the meal also has broccoli and other veggies so you can imagine Onii-san shouting at you to have some vegetables!!

– Ebina-chan’s Chazuke –

A cold chazuke dish that is really soothing to eat. The amount of rice was just right and the chicken with sesame sauce makes for a very fulfilling meal! ★

– Motoba Sisters Ramen – 

The boiled eggs make up Kirie’s eyes and Bomber’s hairstyle is made-up from wakame seaweed! The amount of oil is just right making for a simple meal but your chopsticks won’t be able to stop! The pork is also absolutely delicious!! ♪

All items on the food menu come with a free clear bookmark! ★

△ A total of eight to collect! Each is random and comes in a paper bag!

– Goes with Anything! God Cola –

Cola with whipped cream on top! Cream Cola!

Nothing beats the fizzy feeling of cola in a Umaru-chan café!! ٩(๑òωó๑)۶

– Energy Drink for a Tired Onii-san –

The top even features a Taihei with glasses and ahoge! ★

It’s a very light tasting energy drink so it goes nicely with meals as well! I spent too long on the other items, so the cream melted a bit though…

– You’re My Rival! Sylphyn’s Yoghurt & Blue Soda –

It both tastes and looks so refreshing!! ♡

A cute little yogurt is also included on the side as a kind of mini-dessert! The drink itself also include yogurt jelly in it, so drinking through a straw makes for a rather interesting texture as well! (σ・∀・)σ

– Hamster’s Cocoa Latte –

The white stuff is all whipped cream!!

This is some luxurious cocoa!! (/ω\)

And I haven’t even had dessert yet!

Whipped cream is such a wonderful thing…!

Each order from the drink menu includes a coaster! (・∀・)

△ A total of six to collect! These are also random!

The one I wanted most was Onii-san and I was lucky enough to get him! ★
I love the combination of suit and apron! 

– This is Paradise ~Umaru Banquet Set~ –

Pudding, ‘Take no Ko’ chocolate biscuits, potato chips, squid nibbles and cheese codfish! What a treat! (*´Д`)=з

While enjoying all these together, I chatted with my companion about what it must be like to have a sibling… we were both only children!

The potato chips were Sour Cream and Onion flavour!

You can’t stop eating them once you start… *nom* (๑´ㅂ`๑) *nom*

My coincidence, I also got the Umaru-chan clear bookmark as my bonus with my dessert! ♡


– Other Goodies –

Various limited edition items exclusive to the café are on sale near the registers! (・∀・)

– Trading Smartphone Cleaners –

△ ¥500 Each. Comes randomly in a sealed bag.

– Printed Marshmallows –

△¥520 for a set of five. Soft and delicious!

– Glass & Coaster Set  –

△ ¥2160 *Reads ‘COLA ONLY’, but can actually hold other drinks!

A selection of trading badges are also available as capsule products!

¥200 for one spin! I decided to give it a try and…

 

\Onii-chan!!/ 

As the anime has gone on I’ve come to love Onii-chan more and more!

A quick photo together with Ebina-chan! ★

Delicious food surrounded by the world of Umaru-chan!

If you’re in Tokyo or Osaka be sure to stop by the Umaru-chan café at the GOODSMILE x animate Café!

We hope to see you there!! ♡

For more information as well as some other special projects that are going on at the café, be sure to check the official website below!

Akihabara Store: https://café.animate.co.jp/collabo_café/1313/?place=61
Osaka Store: https://café.animate.co.jp/collabo_café/1313/?place=79

Plus as an added bonus you’ll find a purikura photo booth in the store with Umaru-chan on the side…

△ You can take photos together with your favourite characters!

There is also another machine for making Umaru-chan themed name stickers!

All sorts of things to enjoy when you stop by!

◆ Himouto! Umaru-chan Official Website
◇ animate Café Official Website

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Also remember that Umaru is coming to join your collection soon!

Nendoroid Umaru!

She shipped out from GSC today, so she should be with you soon if you ordered her!! (。・ω・)ノ゙

Be sure to be a good Onii-chan to her and give her all the love and undivided attention that she needs! ♡

Product Details: http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/5013/
Blog Article: http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2015/05/20/nen

Also remember that these adorable Himouto! Umaru-chan Trading Figures are currently up for preorder:

Product Details: http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/5195/
Blog Article: http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2015/08/24/hi

Orders from the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP are open until the 30th September 2015 at 21:00JST. Don’t miss out!

These cute figures are the figures seen in all my photos above! They’re small but so very cute and very easy to carry around with you!

You can also see them on display at the Akihabara Store at the moment!!


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( ・∀・) .。oO(I want…)
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(( ・∀・) .。oO(…to become a little sister!!)
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Planning Team / Kahotan
Twitter ID: gsc_kahotan

©2015 サンカクヘッド/集英社・「干物妹!うまるちゃん」製作委員会