The incredibly popular light novel, further popularized by its anime adaptation, Re:Zero — Starting Life in Another World is currently holding a special birthday pop-up event for the series’ beloved twin maid characters, Ram and Rem.
The event, titled “Re:Zero Ram and Rem’s Birthday Life 2019 in Shibuya Marui” is currently taking place on the 7th floor of the Marui building in Shibuya, from February 1st, 2019 to February 17th, 2019.
On day one, before the event was opened to the public, a lot of fans were seen waiting in lines outside the venue, bursting with excitement and buzz for the opening. The second day of the event, February 2nd, is the actual shared birth date of the twin maids. Cosplayers donned in their best impression of Rem and Ram could be seen, along with never-ending lines from open until close.
The event space is decked out with all sorts of decorations and interactive props such as life-size cutouts of the twins for photo ops, a prop cake for fans to write messages on, a life-size bustier of Rem and of course, merchandise available for purchase. In addition, attendees will receive a special decoration as a gift!
The event runs until February 17th, 2019, so there is still time to head over and experience this special pop-up! Entrance is free of charge.
Venue: Shibuya Marui 7F
Dates: February 1st ~ 17th, 2019
Times of Operation: 11AM ~ 9:30PM (Sundays and holidays 11AM ~ 8:30PM)
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