Food is the option to one’s heart, and gaming enthusiasts are not any exception to the rule. It stands to reason, then, that Capcom is celebrating the launch of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion with a themed menu in Japan, which can feature loads of drinks, meal, and dessert options, in addition to other character goodies.
Hosted on the Capcom Café outlets in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro and Saitama’s Koshigoya, the event is about to run from 26 August to six October. Prices start from 880 yen (US$6.40 / S$8.95), with a number of the menu highlights as follows:
- Malzeno’s Black Pasta (1,870 yen [US$13.70])
- Lunagaron’s Refreshing Ramune Kakigori (1,540 yen)
- Fluffy Bunny Dango Set (1,540 yen)
- Malzeno’s Blood Blight Drink (880 yen)
- Find the Hidden Utsushi! Green Tea (880 yen)
- Palamute’s Hot Cocoa (880 yen)
- Chichae’s Frozen Yogurt (880 yen)
For individuals who need to explore other items, there are also Garangolm Doughnuts, Gore Magala Calzones, Astalos Paralyzing Eggplant Tantanmen Noodles, Palico Houjicha Tea Parfaits, and more to thrill the taste buds. Certain offerings might be topped up with a Fluffy Bunny Dango cup and plate set as well, which comes at an extra 3,300 yen (US$24.17 / S$33.57).
The themed café experience isn’t complete without accompanying merchandise, nevertheless, and here, diners get to bring lunch mats and coasters home. A meal purchase comes the above lunch mat, while every drink purchase yields one out of 10 coasters, two of that are mystery designs. Lastly, every 3,000 yen spent will give visitors the alternative to select from 19 postcard variations.
Interested parties may reserve seats online for either the Saitama or Ikebukuro locations between now and 6 October, but when you ought to take things up a notch and immortalise food into everlasting keeps, there are the utterly bizarre raw and cooked meat pillows up for grabs.
Si Jia is an informal geek at heart – or as casual as someone with Sephiroth’s theme on her Spotify playlist can get. A fan of flicks, games, and Japanese culture, Si Jia’s best weakness is the Steam Summer Sale. Or any Steam sale, really.
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