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Shirokuma Cafe

Shirokuma Cafe

Synopsis: Situated near the local zoo and owned by the charismatic Polar Shirokuma bear, Shirokuma coffee is a popular place for animals and humans, allowing them to sit and relax after a day of work. Whether it's a cold drink or the latest item on your menu, Shirokuma finds the joy to be able to serve her customers, often starting conversations on various subjects.

Together with the sarcastic penguin and clumsy panda, they form a strange trio that is caught in all kinds of misadventures with their other friends like Grizzly, a bar owner and Sasako, a human who works at coffee. From dealing with unresponsive love, outdoor camps, karaoke sessions and even the secret to making delicious coffee, there is always something that is happening at Shirokuma Cafe!

Table of Content
- Information
- Trailer/OP
- Curiosities
- Manga and Products
- Characters
- Summary
- Games, OVAs, Movies
- Meaning
- Related


See below all important information about the anime: Shirokuma Cafe

Anime Names

  • Anime Name: Shirokuma Cafe
  • Anime Name in Japanese: しろくまカフェ
  • Anime Name in English: Polar Bear Cafe
  • Other names: Polar Bear Café, Shirokuma Café

Production information

  • Producers: TV Tokyo, Avex Entertainment
  • Licensors: Desconhecido
  • Studios: Pierrot

Anime Information

  • Type: TV
  • Episodes: 50
  • Date: April 5, 2012 - March. 28, 2013 - Thursdays at 1730 (JST)
  • Genres: Comedy, slice of life
  • Subjects: Anthropomorphic mood, gag, iyashikei, workplace
  • Target: Josei

Anime Reviews

  • note: 7.911
  • Popularity: 22034

Video Trailer/Opening

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Below is the main curiosities of the anime "Shirokuma Cafe": 

  • The Shirokuma Cafe anime was based on a manga of the same name, written and illustrated by Aloha Higa.
  • The name "Shirokuma" means "polar bear" in Japanese.
  • Coffee frequented by the anime characters is inspired by a real coffee called "Café de L'Ours Blanc" located in Sapporo, Japan.
  • The anime mixes elements of comedy and slice of life, portraying the daily life of anthropomorphic animals in a coffee.
  • Shirokuma coffee was shown in Japan from April 2012 to March 2013, totaling 50 episodes.
  • The main character, Shirokuma, is a polar bear who owns the coffee and loves to take naps.
  • Other main characters include Panda, a giant panda that is a frequent coffee client, and Penguin, a penguin who works as a waiter.
  • The anime has a variety of other anthropomorphic animals such as lions, turtles and lemures.
  • Shirokuma coffee was praised for her light comedy and lovely characters, attracting both children and adults.
  • The anime also addresses topics such as friendship, teamwork and differences.
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Manga and Products from Shirokuma Cafe

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Main Characters

Below is the main characters of: "Shirokuma Cafe"With your voice actors and a brief description of the character: 

  • Shirokuma (Takahiro Sakurai) - A friendly polar bear and owner of coffee Shirokuma coffee.
  • Panda (Jun Fukuyama) - A lazy panda and a frequent coffee stationer.
  • Penguin (Hiroshi Kamiya) - An arrogant penguin and café chef.
  • Sasako (Ayumi Fujimura) - A shy otter and coffee employee.
  • Llama (Daisuke Ono) - An energetic llama and coffee client.
  • GRIZZLY (Kouichi Yamadera) - A strong brown bear and friend of Shirokuma.
  • Handa (Rie Kugimiya) - A cunning fox and penguin rival in the kitchen.
  • Toki (Yuuki Kaji) - A friendly bird and coffee client.

Summary and events

  1. The introduction of the main characters: Shirokuma, a polar bear owns a coffee, and their animal friends.
  2. Shirokuma decides to hire a new employee for coffee and knows Panda, who ends up being hired.
  3. Panda starts working at coffee and strives to learn to make coffee and deal with customers.
  4. Polar Bear and Panda go to an amusement park and find a penguin that becomes friends with them.
  5. Panda tries to impress a girl she met at the coffee, but ends up getting into trouble.
  6. Polar Bear and his animal friends go to an island for a camp and find a sea lion who joins them.
  7. Panda begins to work half a time in a zoo and meets a gorilla that becomes his friend.
  8. Polar Bear and his animal friends go to a food festival and find a koala who joins them.
  9. Panda decides to make a cake for the girl who likes, but ends up having problems in the kitchen.
  10. Polar Bear and his animal friends go to a beach and find a seal that joins them.
  11. Panda decides to make a dinner for the girl who likes, but ends up having problems in the kitchen again.
  12. Polar Bear and his animal friends go to a ski resort and find a wolf that joins them.
  13. Panda decides to make a gift for the girl she likes, but ends up having problems in making.
  14. Polar Bear and his animal friends go to a water park and find a otter that joins them.
  15. Panda finally manages to confess his feelings to the girl who likes and the two start dating.

What happens in the end?

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Unfortunately, Shirokuma Cafe's manga has not yet had an official ending, leaving the story open.

Games, Movies, OVAs and Specials

See below the list of games available for different platforms related to anime: Shirokuma Cafe

  • Shirokuma Cafe - Nintendo 3DS
  • Shirokuma Cafe: A Bizarely Fun Animal Cafe - Nintendo 3DS

See below a list of OVAs, Specials, and Movies related to anime: Shirokuma Cafe

  • Movie: "Shirokuma Cafe: A Relaxing Day"
  • OVA: "Shirokuma Cafe: Everyone Can Relax"
  • Special: "Shirokuma Cafe: Let's Enjoy the Summer!"
  • Special: "Shirokuma Cafe: Bonjour Maurice"

The list may not contain all games, movies, OVAs, or specials. The work may also have not received any extras or be unavailable.

Meaning of Shirokuma Cafe

Let's look at the translation of each word and explanation of the anime's name: 

  • しろくま (shirokuma) - It means "polar bear"
  • カフェ (kafe) - It means "coffee".
The name of the anime "しろくまカフェ" (Shirokuma coffee) means "polar bear coffee" in English. The anime is a comedy that takes place in a coffee frequented by anthropomorphic animals, including a polar bear called Shirokuma. The story follows funny and daily interactions between animals and humans who visit coffee.

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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Shirokuma Cafe has a total of 50 episodes. This number may not represent all seasons.
You can watch the anime Shirokuma Cafe on Crunchyroll, Netflix, or any other streaming site where the work is available. Availability will depend on your current location.
The decision to produce new seasons of the anime Shirokuma Cafe usually depends on various factors, such as DVD/Blu-ray sales, merchandise, popularity of the original material. This information can be found throughout the page. The anime's popularity reached on "MyAnimeList" the following number of members: 22034