The Return of Lum Café, a theme café for the TV anime “he Return of Lum,” will open in four cities in Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Sendai, starting on December 8, 2022 (Thursday).
Collaboration menu of popular characters from “The Return of Lum”
“The Return of Lum” is a manga work by Rumiko Takahashi that was serialized in Weekly Sunday from 1978 to 1987, and was adapted into an animated TV series in 1981, which was overwhelmingly popular for its fresh content and attractive characters. To commemorate the first TV anime broadcast of “The Return of Lum” in 36 years, “Urusei Yatsura Café,” a theme café where visitors can fully experience the world of the work, will open sequentially in Tokyo, Osaka, and four other locations nationwide.
“The Return of Lum Café” offers a variety of original menu items inspired by famous scenes and characters, including a pancake that recreates the scene where Lum showers Ataru with electric shocks.
“Oni (Ogre)” on gratin toast, satisfying plate sets, etc.
The most eye-catching item is the “Lum’s Loving Oni on on Gratin Toast” with a striking “tiger pattern matching the lamb” made with cheese and spinach cream. Other items include the “Don’t Look Away Here and There Set,” which includes a hamburger steak, omelet, and Neapolitan rice, and is sure to satisfy even “Ataru Moroboshi,” as well as “Ten-chan’s Omaru-like Amphibian Boat and Flames. The “Ten-chan’s Fire Curry” is inspired by the image of Ten-chan’s Omar-like flying boat and flames, and other food items are available for “The Return of Lum” fans.
Pancakes and parfaits recreating popular scenes
Desserts include a “Maiden’s Monstrous Power Parfait,” inspired by Shinobu’s attempt to throw a desk (cake) at the fleeing Ataru Moroboshi, and pancakes that recreate the scene in which Ram hurls electric blasts at Ataru. A wide variety of playful drinks are also on the menu, including a tropical-flavored soda inspired by Lum’s tiger pattern, colorful floats, and bottled drinks that come with limited-edition charms.
Many original goods lineup & life-size adult figures are also available!
There will also be an abundant lineup of original goods, including acrylic key chains, can badges, tote bags, and more. At each venue, there will be a photo spot where visitors can take pictures with life-size figurines of Lum & Ten-chan, as well as various other special offers.
The Return of Lum Cafe
■ Tokyo/Harajuku Venue
【Period】 Thursday, December 8, 2022 – Sunday, February 5, 2023
【Location】 BOX cafe&space Harajuku ALTA, 3F
【Address】 1-16-4 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
■ Osaka/Abeno Venue
【Period】 Thursday, February 9 – Sunday, March 12, 2023
【Location】 Abeno Q’s Mall, 4F “Abeno Contact
【Address】 11-6-1 Abenosuji, Abeno-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
■ Aichi/Nagano Venue
【Period】 Thursday, March 16 – Sunday, April 9, 2023
【Location】 Nagoya Lachic B1F “BOX cafe&space Nagoya Lachic No.1
【Address】 3-6-1 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture
■ Miyagi/Sendai Venue
【Period】 Thursday, June 1 – Sunday, June 25, 2023
【Location】 Aeon Mall Shinrifu South, 2F “BALLER:S
【Address】 3-1-1 Shinnakamichi, Rifu-cho, Miyagi-gun, Miyagi Prefecture
【Official Website】 https://uy-allstars-cafe.jp/