Hedgehog cafe in Tokyo latest trend in adorable animal coffee shops

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Canada’s cat cafes have nothing on Japan, where hedgehogs are the latest cute animals you can pay to cuddle as you sip on a coffee.

The name of the Tokyo cafe is “Harry,” which is a play on the Japanese word “needle.”

People have reportedly been lining up for a chance to play with the prickly creatures. An hour of one-on-one time costs $9. And there are different breeds to choose from.

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What do you call a huddle of hedgehogs? #hedgehogcafe #hedgehog #tokyo #japan #kawaii #lostgirlintokyo

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Meet my little man Sonic the Hedgehog 😍 #hedgehogcafe #notforconsumption #MadeinJapan #Tokyo #hedgehog #spikey #fiesty #kawaii #cute #hungry #Japow #travelgram #happiness

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The African Pygmy Hedgehog is the most common kind. It’s the one you’ve probably seen on social media, where hedgehogs have garnered a huge following.

The (adorable) video below from Canadian YouTubers Kelsey MacDermaid and Becky Wright (aka “The Sorry Girls“) has been viewed more than 20 million times on YouTube.

The two even put together a little tutorial on owning a hedgehog.

Part of the popularity behind the Tokyo hedgehog cafe may be that people aren’t able to own pets in apartments there.

READ MORE: Overweight hedgehog in England named ‘Jabba’ being put on a diet

Another big trend to pop up in Tokyo: owl cafes, where you can pet more than a dozen live birds.

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Took a spirit animal quiz. I got owl. Naturally, I went to an owl cafe. #UPInJapan

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The city’s bunny cafe is another favourite hot spot.

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ok but like…. 😭🐰😭 @julielongstocking @alessondravaldes

A post shared by b r i a n n a f o g d e n (@briannafogden) on Mar 8, 2016 at 1:24am PST

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Cafe Day • 🐇

A post shared by Elizabeth Lui (@elizabethjayna) on Mar 30, 2016 at 3:07pm PDT

Dog lovers, meanwhile, might want to add a puppy café to their bucket list.

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This dog was so chill. #puppycafe #seoul

A post shared by Angel Li ✌🏻 (@angel.li) on Sep 11, 2015 at 1:17am PDT

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Rainy days are for cuddles 🐾 #puppycafe

A post shared by Tim Stokel (@tstokel) on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:18am PDT

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