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Our 33 owls have been taking care since the egg with love by the hand of a lot of professionals, and grown up with good health and care. From the little owl who can be hold in the palm of the hand to the big and impressive eagle owls, these owls...more
Hours Today: 13:00 - 20:00
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1-17-1 Minamiikebukuro | Sakimoto Bldg 6F, Toshima 171-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
I think going to a cafe is something that must be done while in Japan because it can't be done anywhere else... but there might be a reason for that... didn't love that the owls were tied but they were given breaks which is more...More
Easily accessible, near Ikebukuro Station. Better to make a reservation as it’s a small unit.
There’s a wide variety of owls in different sizes. The smaller ones (palm sized) seem well taken care of but the bigger ones seem trapped in a small room. They...More
Visited Ikefukuro late Friday on my holiday. Many owls were sleeping when we arrived so visitors and staff were quiet.
The owls that were awake seemed happy. They all seem to have their own personality.
There was one owl that liked weaving between people's legs...More
The owls are adorable and friendly. You can tell that their caretakers love their job. But don't be mistaken, this is more of an owl petting zoo than a cafe. That's how it is with most animal cafes in Japan it seems. This place is...More
We decided to go because we thought it would be a cool experience, but when we arrived we couldn't help but feel guilty. There are roughly 20 owls, in a roughly 300sq ft room, with 6-8 visitors and 4-5 handlers. It felt busy, and it...More
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of
this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.