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Apr 01, 2024
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‘Boost Your Spirits’ With 5 Anime-Themed Cafes In Saigon

Kickstart your day with a rejuvenating ‘Naruto’ iced milk coffee, indulge in comic books during the afternoon, and revel in a lively evening aboard the pirate ship ‘Sunny’.
‘Boost Your Spirits’ With 5 Anime-Themed Cafes In Saigon

Discover five cafes that not only charm fans but also promise distinctive and delightful experiences for gatherings with friends any time of the week.

The flourishing community of anime and manga enthusiasts has led to the rise of anime-themed cafes, merging character themes with inviting reading nooks.

Discover five cafes that not only charm fans but also promise distinctive and delightful experiences for gatherings with friends any time of the week.

Ara Ara Cafe

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Enter the welcoming ambiance of Ara Ara Cafe, where a cozy atmosphere meets an eclectic display of anime images, memorabilia, and comic books. The menu features a variety of anime-inspired treats, including favorites like Naruto iced milk coffee and Sakura milk tea, alongside Japanese light bites such as sushi, ramen, takoyaki, and dango.

Guests can also enjoy engaging activities like chibi manga portrait drawing and gacha crane games. Ara Ara Cafe offers a relaxed setting for friends to enjoy good food and immerse themselves in the world of anime-inspired fun.

Address: 349 Hoang Sa, Tan Dinh

Opening Hours: 16:00 - 22:00

Price Range: VND35,000 ~ 60,000

Trên Boong Concept

Since its opening, On Deck Concept has garnered attention for its One Piece-themed design. The restaurant features a warm wooden interior and exterior bathed in yellow light, creating a welcoming atmosphere.

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At the counter, visitors are greeted by a model named Captain Luffy, inviting fans to take selfies with him. The iconic Sunny pirate ship adds an enchanting touch to the space, bringing the beloved series to life.

A major highlight of On Deck Concept is its One Piece exhibition, the first of its kind in Vietnam. The exhibition showcases various publications and collectible souvenirs, including unique works crafted by Vietnamese artisans for the series’ fan community.

The restaurant spans two floors, offering a diverse menu of food and drinks. Starting from 6pm, the second floor transitions into a pub, featuring special signature cocktails for patrons to enjoy.

Address: 343/5 To Hien Thanh, Ward 12, District 10

Opening Hours: 7:00 – 16:00 (cafe), 16:00 – 23:30 (bar)

Price Range: VND35,000 - 60,000

Top Toon Comic Coffee

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Founded by a Korean owner to foster a shared passion for comics among Vietnamese readers, Top Toon Comics provides an ideal sanctuary for introverted individuals seeking relaxation through their love of comics.

Upon entering, visitors are greeted by a cozy space reminiscent of a miniature library, featuring shelves stocked with comics in both Korean and Vietnamese. The layout includes rows of sofa-style chairs equipped with backrests, blankets, pillows, and chargers, ensuring customers can comfortably recline and immerse themselves in their chosen stories.

Top Toon Comics also offers a selection of Korean-style light dishes, such as egg noodles, spicy rice cakes, and kimchi rice, along with a diverse and high-quality drink menu. Customers have the opportunity to engage with the Korean owner, who shares a passion for comics and Vietnamese culture.

The tranquil ambiance of the shop makes it an excellent choice for meeting deadlines or studying, as the shop is designed for reading, storytelling, or work. There are no additional charges for customers who wish to linger for extended periods.

Address: 43 Cao Trieu Phat, Tan Phong, District 7

Opening Hours: 9:00 - 22:00

Price: VND55,000

Aekkony Coffee & Dessert

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Aekkony, a recently opened café, exudes a minimalist yet creative ambiance that appeals to anime fans. Its cozy space is adorned with numerous posters and decorative items, including cute chibi teddy bears. The café’s main draw is its diverse menu of drinks and desserts, reminiscent of those depicted in Japanese comics and animations.

One standout item on the menu is the refreshing soda, served with jelly in the shape of adorable anime characters. Additionally, the visually appealing desserts, such as pudding and cake, are not only delicious but also perfect for capturing sparkling check-in photos.

Address: 234 Dinh Bo Linh, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 22:00

Price Range: VND40,000 - 55,000

Figure MECHA Maid Coffee

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MECHA Maid Coffee adopts the Japanese Maid Cafe style, offering a unique experience. Upon entering, customers are greeted warmly by staff wearing maid uniforms, creating an anime-inspired ambiance. The staff, who are also enthusiasts of anime and cosplay, actively participate in related events and promotions to celebrate and promote cosplay culture.

At MECHA Maid Coffee, you can request services like cooking, playing games, singing, dancing, or conversing with the Maids. Each service session lasts about 30 minutes and costs approximately 30,000 VND. Additionally, you can select your preferred Maid for activities such as taking photos, receiving gifts, or exchanging messages.

The café has distinct areas on each level. Spaces are dedicated to selling anime-related merchandise like models, games, and toys. There’s also a comfortable sofa seating area, ideal for customers seeking a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. On the third floor, there’s a seating section suitable for meetings, gatherings, or group events.

Address: 409/2 Hoa Hao, Ward 5, District 10

Opening Hours: 9:00 - 21:00

Price Range:

    • Drinks: VND25,000 – 35,000
    • Maid Service: approximately VND30,000/service (chatting, singing, dancing, etc.)