For fans of the anime series Bungo Stray Dogs, a limited-time pop-up cafe is taking place at Sweets Paradise in Ikebukuro until December 6th. The event will have themed food, drinks, and desserts on offer, along with a range of merchandise which can only be purchased at the venue.
The menu options include the likes of a tomato based crab pasta and mushroom omelet rice for the main dishes, through to chocolate lava cake and parfaits for the sweet-tooth visitors. The drinks are varied and include sodas, lattes, and even alcoholic options like sangria and mojitos.
Advance reservations can be made through the Sweets Paradise app. Walk-ins on the day are subject to seating availability.
The Sweets Paradise store in Ikebukuro is just a minute on foot from Ikebukuro Station's East Exit. The station is served by various lines, including the JR Yamanote, Saikyo, and Shonan-Shinjuku lines, the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi, Yurakucho, and Fukutoshin lines, the Seibu Ikebukuro line, and the Tobu Tojo Line.
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