Located right next to Ikebukuro Station's East exit, on the 8th floor of the Seibu Department Store, you will find the Ikebukuro Dining Park with the incredibly popular Sanryo Character, Gudetama! Only open from June 26th to September 4th 2018, you will find the Gudetama Cafe in Ikebukuro!
You can see the art of legendary Japanese illustrator Yoshitaka Amano at Sunshine City in Ikebukuro from August 10th to September 2nd, 2018.
Do you know about Doutor, the famous coffee chain's new incredible project? The new type of cafe displays around 3,000 books so it's no exaggeration to call it a library! We were curious about this new genre of cafe so we went to check it out for ourselves.
If you want to have something filling and tasty without breaking the bank, drop by Saffron in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. This awesome restaurant is also Halal!
RoLand is the most popular host in Japan right now! In fact, he even calls himself the emperor of hosts. He's so popular that there's an exhibition about him at Parco in Ikebukuro. If you are curious about the hosting world in Japan, you should definitely check it out. It will eliminate all stereotypes you might hold about hosting, the first one being they are prostitutes!
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the massively popular anime and as an homage to the latest movie, there will be a special Transformers-themed cafe opening in Ikebukuro from March 8 to 31!
Harahachi Bunmei is a popular Tokyo izakaya chain where all items and (most) drinks are ¥280. The shop is famous for its karaage (fried chicken), which has won gold in past karaage competitions! We went to check out the legendary fried chicken and low prices!
八玄八角'Hachigen Hakkaku' is a new shop that opened in April of 2019 in Ikebukuro. The restaurant's signature item is a Hiroshima specialty called 'shiru-nashi tantanmen,' which means 'soup-less tantan noodles.' The dish can be ordered at 6 different spiciness levels, the hottest of which is extreme!