The AKB48 Cafe and Shop may have already closed its doors near Akihabara Station, but it looks like its next door neighbor is expanding even further. Akihabara’s Gundam Cafe will be closing down temporarily for renovations starting 23rd March. It would then re-open in July and would become four times larger than its current area. is promising some big things to look forward to once it re-opens. However, they still haven’t revealed much details yet. All we know is when it will return, and that it will be four times larger in its relaunch.

It is unclear whether the cafe will take up the space previously occupied by its former neighbor, the AKB48 Cafe and Shop. It shut down last 31 December 2019 due to renovations at the Akihabara Station. However, management is still thinking about opening a new cafe, also in Akihabara.