For Manga lovers, Tokyo offers many Manga cafes throughout the city. Manga cafes are 24-hour internet cafes that allow visitors a comfortable environment to read Manga, engage in video games, TV, and enjoy drinks. Most offer some form of overnight accommodation providing a hotel alternative. The fee to enter Manga cafes often correlates to the amount of time spent in the cafe with unlimited time to use the facilities. Manga cafes continue to gain popularity across Japan and attract both locals and visitors. Here are some of the best Manga cafes in Tokyo worth checking out.
Book and Bed Tokyo Ikebukuro
A great place for a solo traveler, a manga fan or bookworm as there are plenty of places to cozy up and catch up on some reading. There are many books and magazines to choose from in a variety of languages and the staff speak English, and offer helpful information to understand procedures in the book area. A great location and comfortable stay, Book and Bed Tokyo is easily one of the best manga cafes in Tokyo.
1-17-7 Nishiikebukuro | Lumiere Bldg. 8th Floor, Toshima 171-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Booth Net Cafe and Capsule
Conveniently located near the robot restaurant in Tokyo, the Booth Net Cafe and Capsule is a great place for Manga and a comfortable capsule hotel. The space is clean with wooden flooring and a Norwegian style decor in the Shinjuku neighborhood of Tokyo, about an 8-minute walk from the Shinjuku Subway station. At the reception, guests can enjoy green tea ice cream and unlimited free non-alcoholic drinks. Guest can use the net cafe to enjoy extensive manga, watch tv or relax in the cafe.
1-15-5 Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
One of the best manga cafes in Tokyo, open 24 hours offering guests a comfortable, clean and enjoyable space to read comics, magazines, online games, internet use, and TV access. One of the perks of Customa Cafe is the self-serve drink space with unlimited non-alcoholic drinks included, and a food menu. Due to its popularity, Customa Cafe has opened a few locations throughout Tokyo. The Tokyo Manga cafe is also known for its cleanliness and security especially for female patrons.
Various locations including Akasaka, Ueno, Ikebukuro, Yoyogi and more
Aprecio Shinjuku Haijia
This Manga Cafe in Tokyo is one of the most popular and continues to open new locations in the city. Beyond the extensive collection of manga magazines and videos, Aprecio Shinjuku Haija also offers billiards, darts, and drinks. The cafe can get very crowded due to its popularity but also offers private rooms for rent to avoid the noise.
Kabukicho, Shinjuku 160-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
GeraGera Manga Cafe
With several locations across Tokyo, GeraGera is a popular choice for one of the best manga cafes in Tokyo. Offering a wide range of Manga, each location varies slightly but offers a reliable experience with quality manga, drinks and food options. For a no fuss, no muss manga experience GeraGera is a good place to start.
Various locations including Ikebukuro, Ueno, Kawaguchi and more
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