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The largest Detective Conan Cafe will open on March 30 in Tokyo’s Harajuku district to promote the release of the latest feature film adaptation about the young sleuth.

The temporary cafe, which will close on May 7, will be set up in the Omohara Station pop-up space on the third floor of the Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku complex.

This year, 11 Conan cafes will operate in 10 cities across Japan, including Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya.

The latest film, “Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter,” will premiere on April 15.

The Harajuku outlet offer ham sandwiches replicating the one served at Cafe Poirot, which appears in the mystery manga and anime franchise, in addition to other food items themed on its characters.

Particularly worthy of mention is a fruit-flavored tea contained in a special bottle designed after the new movie. The drink will be available only at the Harajuku outlet and the Saitama shop.

In addition, 11 different Conan Cafe coasters will be given at random to all customers who order drinks.

Other original goods exclusively available at the cafes include tote bags, “kinchaku” drawstring pouches and snacks. Those who purchase original goods worth at least 3,780 yen ($33), including tax, will receive a limited-edition shopping bag.

The cafes will also offer items and events for fans to enjoy the Detective Conan universe, such as mystery-solving games and a photo booth with props.

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