Happy, Instagram-genic Cafe Foods That Almost Come Alive.
The Tokyo-based Sony Creative Products Inc. (SCP) further expands in the licensing business for Pingu coinciding with the start of the new TV series “Pingu In The City” broadcast on NHK ETV from October 7, 2017. SCP has a master licensing agreement with the rights owner of the Pingu character, Mattel Inc., and has been handling licensing for Pingu including product licensing, corporate licensing, and event designs within Japan, and territories now expand to include select international markets. In the Japanese market, SCP is currently collaborating with Pingu-licensee Village Vanguard Co., Ltd., based in Nagoya, to create a Pingu-themed cafe at Village Vanguard Cafe Shinjuku (Tokyo) for a limited time from November 2, 2017 through January 14, 2018.
The happy and comical world of Pingu is expressed fully in the collaboration cafe menu, where you can choose from 6 entrees, 4 desserts, and 7 drinks. As an added bonus, there is a limited time Christmas cake menu to celebrate the holiday as well as a limited time Japanese sweets/wagashi menu for a Happy New Year. Everything is just so cute!! Each order comes with a collectable coaster. Please note that the design will vary depending on the term/celebrated holidays. The cafe will also feature character merchandise for sale. Enjoy the entire cute & happy Pingu experience at Village Vanguard Cafe!!