AKB48 concept cafe, the first-ever in the world is now officially open in Singapore. With a seating capacity of 60, diners can look forward to exclusive AKB48 screenings, a chance to meet their favorite AKB48 idol as they dine with delicious Japanese fusion food. The cafe also features a theatre-style shop front and a mini-stage.
AKb48 is one of the biggest pop sensation around the world and their concept began as an idol project started by Mr. Yashushi Akimoto back in 2005. Over the years, their popularity has risen and expanded out of Japan with concerts held overseas such as Singapore.
Although this was a soft launch today, Singapore fans gotten their first in the cafe to meet three of the AKB48 members and they are Maria Abe, Haruka Shimazaki and Miyu Takeuchi. The food menu is currently limited during this soft launch but fans can expect a full menu ready by mid-July
So, where is this AKB48 cafe ? It is located at *SCAPE (beside Cineleisure Orchard) on the 3rd floor.
enjoying the float
Haruka enjoying the soup
More photos at gallery below (click on thumbnails for a larger version)