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Nipponbashi Denden Town

Namba | Nihon-bashi, Ebisu, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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Otakus Unite

Like Tokyo's Akihabara, this is Osaka's area for anime, manga, figurines, etc. Nice area to walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Treesa_t
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Osaka, Japan
Paradise for Anime fans and toy collectors!

Personally I am not a really big fan of anime (I do watch some but not obsessed over it) nor do I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
makch85
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
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Namba | Nihon-bashi, Ebisu, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Like Tokyo's Akihabara, this is Osaka's area for anime, manga, figurines, etc. Nice area to walk around with many shops very close to each other. If you are into such things, definitely check out Denden Town.

Thank Treesa_t
Reviewed 2 days ago

Personally I am not a really big fan of anime (I do watch some but not obsessed over it) nor do I collect toys/figures. However I can see how Den Den Town would be a paradise for this demographic of people. If you love anime/toy/figures...More

Thank makch85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's near Namba station, so you can just walk south to it. the stretch of road has all the shops you want to find at Akihabara, such as Kotobukiya or Cospa. But these shops may not have as much goods to sell as in Tokyo....More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite small compared to Tokyo. Not that extensive or bright. But it did have some great stores for cheap figurines.

Thank Pearl P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It kind of has a seedy atmosphere but it is very safe. It is fun to walk up and down the street, listen to the noisy shop vendors beckoning you in. you can pick up a bargain and haggling is OK.

Thank L-van-Cleef
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are into anime and gaming, this is the place to go. Gacha machines, manga comics and gaming hubs fill the streets and every corner. If you are into computers, don't forget to go to Softmap PC store. :)

Thank Kuh V
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Denden Town is a great area to scout and look for those authentic Japanese collectibles (action figures, trading cards, etc.) you've probably wanted since you were a kid. I personally bought a gundam myself as memorabilia. However, looking for exclusive and limited edition ones are...More

Thank olibirdman
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It's like a cross between Sydney's Kings Cross, a noisy agricltural show, exotic shops, and an endless shopping mall. It's hilraiously busy, hilariously crowded, and quite unsuited to those who prefer quiet. I prefer quiet.

1  Thank elimatta
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

this place looks like a dead town. few shops selling electronic items. mostly shops selling japanese anime stuffs which to a collector might be heaven.

Thank sinoko896
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Really love this area! So many arcades, prize machines, anime shops and video game shops! It's a great place and atmosphere, with some really nice small food places around too. The video game stores in Japan are of course brilliant, especially the retro floors, offering...More

Thank Matt B
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Tina P
Hi! Where in denden town can we find different anime figures? We are here in Osaka for a short trip and my son is really into animes and cosplays. Thanks!
11 April 2017|
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Response from rbzmiso1 | Reviewed this property |
As you walk in denndenntown youveill come across several figures... always a corner store....
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Nicky L
Where to find second hand seiko watches in Japan?
28 January 2017|
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Response from Jonno R | Reviewed this property |
I would go up to Namba - there is that HUGE building called 'Donki Hortei' it is on the canal/river and it's really easy to find, as it has a very large yellow ferris wheel on top of it! I has a lot of cheaper used items on... More
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gemmagom
Will I find Gudetama items in this area?
6 November 2016|
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Response from Jonno R | Reviewed this property |
You sure can! Gudetama items can be found on the first floor of "Kids Land" halfway down on the main road (Sakaisuji Road). Kid's Land has all those mascot items on the first floor ;)
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