Have you ever wanted to see if Sukuna’s finger was tasty? Well, look no further. Behold Japan’s latest addition to their world renowned assortment of themed cafés, The Jujutsu Kaisen Café!
It’s no surprise that a Jujutsu Kaisen Café has popped up. Character-themed cafes pop up constantly in Japan in accordance with what’s popular at the moment. A couple of examples of themed cafes Japan had in the past are the Pokémon Café which we’ve covered here at FIGHTBOI Unlimited Coverage, and Café Mugiwara (One Piece Café).
Located in both Ikebukuro, Tokyo and Umeda, Osaka, Jujutsu Kaisen fans can indulge in a variety of character-themed sweets. However, you will need to make a reservation beforehand in order to enter the cafe.
Each of the dishes centers around an iconic moment of one of the characters. For example, Sukuna’s dessert is fruit cake shaped as a heart covered in red syrup, which references Sukuna ripping out Itadori’s heart. Another dish is Inumaki’s onigiri set, referencing Inumaki speaking only the ingredients of onigiri to prevent using his cursed technique.
Fan-favorite Gojou was not forgotten either, and in fact has two dessert-themed dishes! The first is a mont-blanc tart with Jogo’s face on it on top of fruit syrup. Next to the tart is Gojou, recreating the scene where Gojou wipes the floor with Jogo. The second tart is a zunda tart. Zunda is a paste made from edamame and is popular in Sendai. A common souvenir to bring back after visiting Sendai is zunda mochi.
These desserts, unfortunately, are no longer available to eat. The mont-blanc tart was provided until November 20th and the zunda tart until November 19th. The official Jujutsu Kaisen café has not provided any news on more Gojou-themed dishes.
One dish fans are especially excited to eat is Sukuna’s finger. The finger is on the takeout menu and costs 399 yen. It’s made out of a fried dough called karinto, which is a nostalgic and commonly eaten snack in Japan.
There’s more character-themed dishes on the menu! Check them out here.
Visitors can also shop for Jujutsu Kaisen café-exclusive merchandise! Each of the merchandise depicts one of the characters dressed in their fun outfits from the Jujutsu Kaisen ending. Examples of merchandise available for purchase are keychains, acrylic standees, and tote bags! These items are also available to purchase online, alongside an online-exclusive home café set (pictured below). The sales period for online orders runs from November 11th to November 30th and shipping will occur in late December. More information about how to place an online order can be found here.
Unfortunately, these cafes are not permanent. The Ikebukuro, Tokyo location will be open until December 13th and the Umeda, Osaka location until December 7th.
Gabriella is a 21-year-old writer and artist from Texas and currently goes to university in New York. Her favorite anime shows include Mob Psycho 100, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K, and Kill la Kill. In her free time, Gabriella likes to watch anime, read manga, and play the newest games on her Nintendo Switch.
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