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Let's see. Japan has cat cafes, owl cafes, squirrel gardens, and penguin bars. So, of course there are bunny cafes!

Called "usagi cafe" (うさぎカフェ), the furry establishments have been around for a few years now and really started to take off in 2012. But don't think there's a bunny cafe on every street corner in Japan. There isn't.

However, here is the side of a building that reads "bunny cafe." I don't believe the entire building is a bunny cafe.

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Some establishments have funny names, like "Rabbi" or "Ra.a.g.f.," which is short for "Rabbit and grow fat."

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Here's one called "Wonderland." Geddit?

Some bunny cafes allow patrons the opportunity to purchase the animals (they're basically pet shops with coffee and deserts), while other do not.

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And in some cafes, the cafe part and the bunny part are separate.

In others, they seem to be...less so.

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Look at this desert!

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So cute.

Recently, Japanese site Gigazine visited a bunny cafe called "Ohisama" in Tokyo's Shimokitazawa neighborhood. Before entering the rabbit area, you sterilize your hands and place a paper towel over your lap.

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This separates the rabbits from the cafe.

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Towels and hand cleansers.

You can see that the bunny area is populated with little, um, pellets.

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Not a real rabbit.

Celebs have visited this bunny cafe!

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BUNNIES!

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Below, you can see various Twitter and internet users frolicking with furry friends.

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GAH.

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Break free, little buddy!

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Masks are not required.

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I sometimes feel that way.

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D'wah...

If you really like rabbits, there's a whole island filled with them in Japan. If bunnies aren't your thing, there are also islands ruled by cats.

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Photos: Gigazine, 車椅子ベルのブログ, hajinajaponska, usagitocafe, _cranky, m_smooch15, mikazuki63, Maou626, Fukuda423, Kure, ichi_ka16g, arle722_love, Myon, なつれのそら, kenpw, Kamezo, Cafe Tokyo, Asuka, Oozukuri, GetGold

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