Among the animal cafés that allow you to interact with animals, the owl cafe that you can spend with owls has been increasing in popularity recently. This time, we will introduce the popular owl cafe in Akihabara.
2 minutes on foot from JR Akihabara Station Central Gate. The 1st floor of the white building is the owl cafe, “Akiba Owl”. Surrounded by white curtains and chandeliers, it is a discerning space where relaxing classical music flows. The owl feels relaxed with the cleanliness of no dust. The staff said that it takes 4 hours to clean every day. It is transmitted that the owl’s living environment is very important.
This shop is dedicated to creating a healing space. The interior is bright and clean, with white as if it were in a European aristocratic private room. If you are in contact with an owl in a quiet space, the stress will fly away. The background music that flows in the store is also particular, and the story is produced within an hour according to the theme. The staff’s enthusiasm for “healing space” is the secret of the store’s popularity.
You can interact with unique owls in a quiet space. The name is displayed in an easy-to-understand manner, and you can see what features each owl has. Just reading the comments for each owl is fun. It is a popular secret that you can put it on your hand or shoulder and it is close to the owl. By the time you go home, there will be many people who melted by owls cuteness.
In addition, it is easy to access from the central exit of Japan Railway Akihabara Station, which is a 2-minute walk, and the location is easy to understand on the first floor. The building has a white exterior, and an owl poster is stuck on the window, so you can find it as soon as you get close. There are many buildings in Akihabara, and if you are not familiar with them, you will often not find shops near the station. Under such circumstances, this is easy to find.
It is a one-hour replacement system, and the price is 2,000 yen per person for both adults and children. Photo shooting is free, but flash, movie shooting, and selfie stick are not allowed. Also, owls with a “breaking” sticker are taking a break, so let’s just visit.
Because it is a complete reservation system, you can not enter even if you visit directly. Make sure to make a reservation before coming to the store. There is a reservation form on the official website, so make a reservation from your PC or smartphone. It seems that Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays are still crowded. Weekdays tend to be vacant compared to holidays, but reservations on the day or the previous day may be crowded and reservations may not be made. It is recommended that you make a reservation early in a planned manner.
The owl seems to have a therapy effect for people who are depressed
A city where cultures are consolidated, Akihabara. It is popular among people as a sacred place of “otaku” (nerd) culture which Japan boasts of the world such as animation and idol, as well as one of the most famous electric streets in Japan. In such “town of otaku”, the appearance of fashionable facilities by redevelopment and the class B Gourmet (dishes that are delicious, inexpensive and provided in abundant amounts) have become topics and the attractiveness of the city has once again gained attention. Akiba Fukurou (Owlcafe in Akihabara) is located in such Akihabara. It is a unique concept of “a cafe that can meet with an owl”, and it is also a popular spot for foreigners visiting Japan.
Here you can play with a variety of owls such as barn owl and burrowing owl. In addition, stickers, T-shirts, puzzles and other goods suitable for souvenirs are also on sale. A lot of foreign tourists are visiting, attracted by its unique concept and good access with a 2-minute walk from Akihabara station.
The adorable appearance of owls are captivating a lot of people. The owl seems to have a therapy effect for people who are depressed and those who have become exhausted.
The theme of this shop is “healing”, and its thoroughness has surpassed other shops in the same business much more. In the shop based on white, the chandelier’s soft light is illuminated and the relaxing music is flowing. Also, as this is a small group booking system, customers can relax.
The secret that this store is popular with customers is the staff’s respect for owls. In this shop, the staffs do business respecting owls, such as owls not being unreasonable, not burdening, if they seem to be tired, they will take a proper break.
Squatty style with fluffy feather
Round lovely eyes, and large face, and a squatty style with fluffy feather. The animal, which attract attention secretly these days and have increased the fan by its lovely looks, owl.
Following “Cat Cafe”, which created the big boom before in Japan, regular customers are increasing in “Owl Cafe” recently.
The charm of the “Akiba Fukurou” (Owlcafe in Akihabara), a two-minute walk from the Akihabara station is not only a lovely owl.
Experience non-daily life with owls
If you set foot on the store, many owls will meet.
The shop is stylish interior based on the white that seemed to totally visit another world.
The concept of the “Akiba Fukurou” is not a cafe, but “the room of the owl”.
In the space where special attention is paid to “music”, “lighting”, “coloring”, you can experience non-daily life with owls.
The “entertainment of healing”
Musical pieces, such as a harp, flute, piano which gentle to ears and hearts, are playing as BGM.
Photograph can be taken inside of the shop. You can make a wonderful memory with the “entertainment of healing”.
Enjoy it as an attraction
In timetable of one hour, various direction is given and you can enjoy it as an attraction. It is also possible to put an owl on your hand and to take a commemoration photography.
Dreamlike one hour passes in an instant. To a visitor parting sorrowfully from an owl, a postcard is presented as a souvenir from the shop. The design of the postcard seems to change frequently.
The finest healing effect should be got
The peacefulness space of the “Akiba Fukurou”.
During one hour in the shop, the finest healing effect should be got.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Akiba Fukurou (Owlcafe in Akihabara)|
|Address:||Kandaneribeicho 67 Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0022 Japan|
|Access:||JR Yamanote-sen Line “Akihabara-eki Station” (2 minutes walk)|
|Price:||2,000 yen (One-hour shift)|
Please refer the official web page.