Kiki & Lala x My Melody Cafe in Shibuya

Once you’ve gone to Japan, you never go back to eating food that is not made to look like some animal or cute character.

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Yes. Just like thisheartThis is Lala, one half of the Little Twin Stars, Sanrio’s third most popular characters, and she was turned into a curry and put on my table.

Last week I visited the Kiki & Lala ♡ My Melody 40th Anniversary Cafe, which is open for a limited time at The Guest Cafe and Diner at Shibuya! The pop-up cafe is entirely based on a collaboration between the Little Twin Stars and My Melody, so the menu and shop decoration is full of nothing but fluff and cuteness.

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This is what the cafe looks like, with big pink posters and happy music bringing crowds of girls to the shop. You can’t see it here, but there’s a photo booth for you to take a commemorative picture with props toohappy girl

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 During the lunchtime period there was a long queue, but everyone seemed happy to just look at the menu with all its mind-bogglingly cute dishes and mull over what to order. (Pink My Melody curry or Little Twin Stars sushi?! It’s okay there’s still an hour to decide)

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The place mat was so adorable I took it home with me instead of using itgirlIt was free and I was probably going to spill sauce on it anyway.

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I had a strawberry milk with My Melody on itlove girlThe cream on top tasted like pudding, and below it there were juicy strawberry bits in the milk.

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This was my mom’s vegetable plate with 20 different ingredients in it! I liked how they can have a more health-conscious option that’s still just as dolled up as the rest of the cafe.

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The carrots were heart-shaped, and the cauliflowers were pink. (Dyed with natural colour, no less) So if you feel like eating something more sensible, the cafe still has something yummy for youkirakira

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The characters aren’t only on the walls or in your food, they’re right there at the cafe too! When there isn’t a crowd they’ll just sit right there at the table across you and mingle with all the guests.

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When I was there one of the guests was celebrating her birthday with her friends, so they got to take a special picture with the mascots and have the Happy Birthday song played just for her.

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There was lots of other activity going on too, since it was the first day of opening. A few TV and web shows were there to catch the cafe experience on camera, so I could see lots of tasting and interviewing going on from where I was seated. And of course, everyone has to take pictures of their foodhurhur

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As usual themed cafes make sure you enjoy the (expensive) experience from start to finish. I’m not a big fan of these characters so I didn’t buy anything from the merchandise shop, but I liked having a browsesmile

Anyway! I did get to take home a souvenir (besides the place mat I pinched). The curry rice I ordered came with a special pink Little Twin Stars x My Melody mug, which is way more than a good deal.

If you’re in Tokyo right now, trade places with me it’s definitely a good idea to try out this cafe!

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9 Responses to “Kiki & Lala x My Melody Cafe in Shibuya”


  1. 1 Mchan June 13, 2015 at 12:37 AM

    I love that -very japanese- moment when your kawaii dish arrives and you have this big grin on your face ^^ and you start taking pics of your food! just lovely

  2. 3 RCubed June 15, 2015 at 2:02 PM

    Oh goodness, what don’t they have in Japan?! If they had a Badtz Maru cafe, I’d die.

  3. 5 Sydney Lee June 21, 2015 at 6:09 PM

    everything is so cute but im wondering if the colours are of natural ingredients or not? :O

    • 6 Miu June 22, 2015 at 8:54 AM

      The cafe says they use natural colouring! I’m not exactly sure, but I”m guessing beetroot for red and so on 😀

  4. 7 Irene Sachli October 27, 2015 at 12:43 PM

    Hello 🙂 I’m visiting Tokyo this early november. Will the cafe still open at that time?

  5. 8 aimeenugroho March 4, 2016 at 1:12 AM

    Hi. I will go to tokyo in late March 2016. Will this kiki and lala cafe still open during that time? Thanks

    • 9 Miu March 7, 2016 at 10:38 AM

      Hi! Unfortunately the Kiki & Lala cafe was for a limited time only, so it already closed 😦 But they usually have character themed cafes so there might be another one!


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