Finnish-born “Moomin” is very popular in Japan. It is the memorable 100th Anniversary of the birth of the author this year!

The Finnish-born fairy tale Moomin, has been loved throughout the world over many generations. 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Moomin’s creator, Tove Jansson. To commemorate the anniversary, there are large-scale exhibitions held at many locations with a variety of character-motif goods for sale. These exhibitions draw a lot of attention and bring in many people.


Let’s visit Moomin cafes’ and feel as if we fell into the world of Moomin’s fairy tale. An absolute must-go for Moomin fans!

It is said that Japan has the second largest population of Moomin fan after his homeland of Finland. Moomin cafes which attract many Japanese fans, are only available in Japan. There you can not only try Finnish breads, Scandinavian cuisines, cute sweets, but also the space selling original merchandise such as Hattifattener-shaped tongs, cutleries, and Moomin goods imported from Finland.


The Christmas Limited Edition dessert with souvenir is available this year!

“Moomin Cafe” annually offers The Christmas Limited Edition dessert with souvenir and it’s released this year on Friday, November 7th. It’s nice that you can take the plate with you after eating a cute dessert, like a desert decorated as a winter landscape of Moomin Valley! Ofcourse, the plate is designed specially for the Moomin Cafe. There are many other cute menus such as Moomin-loving pancakes and Silhouetted Lattes (The Latte Art) you can choose a desigh among Moomin, Little My, Hattifattener, and Snufkin. Moomin Cafes are located in Tokyo and Fukuoka prefectures. Please check them out!

moomin4Christmas Souvenir Dessert ¥1,500(tax not included.)

moomin6Silhouette Latte Iced ¥710/Hot ¥620(tax not included.)

moomin5Moomin Mama’s hot pancake ¥850(tax not included.)

<Christmas Limited Edition Dessert with Souvenir>
Period:Friday, 7th November, ~ Wednesday, 25th December AM11:00~ All day
※Released every day in a limited quantity. The sale will be end when all the stock has been sold.
※The plate has the same design for 3 shops in common.
※The contents of menu differ from each shop. The menus in the pictures are only available in “Moomin Bakery & Cafe Tokyo Dome city LaQua”

Moomin Cafe HP

Moomin Official Website “All Things MOOMIN”



1-1-1 Kasuga, Toukyouto, Tokyo

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