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Address: 3-1-3, Higashi-ikebukuro | 2F Sunshine City World Import Mart, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 3-5950-0765
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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No English, lots of anime, lots of children, lots of ice cream and lots of dumplings! All in all pretty overwhelming, but the dumplings were great and if you were prepared to... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No English, lots of anime, lots of children, lots of ice cream and lots of dumplings! All in all pretty overwhelming, but the dumplings were great and if you were prepared to queue to give a game a go pretty good fun. Try shooting the mosquitoes from pig cars! Located in a mall with Pokemon stores etc so a good... More 

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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place only caters for Japanese people. If you don't know how to speak Japanese, you can't appreciate the place. You can avail the ticket (¥500) for just visiting the place or you can avail the ticket wherein you can play the games inside which are insane. It's like you're catching a Pokemon monster. Lol Most of the attraction or... More 

1 Thank Carz D
Bolton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

You can pay for an attraction ticket or just an entrance fee, which I did, at only ¥500. Well worth it! A good way to kill an hour or so.

Thank FlameOfFrost
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

i found this place to be a bit too expensive for what it offered entrance is 400+yen but it doesnt include anything, once inside there is a small food court with overpriced items a plate with 3 small gyozas cost about 500yen there is also a small game center but i would recommend to go here with small children, i... More 

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San Francisco, California
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99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I went here with other families with kids in the elementary school age range. One of the parents fondly remembered going as a teenager. It is more like a theme park housed inside of a larger mall. We bought the all encompassing pass (about $30 per kid), which allows kids to participate in all of the games. Some were adventure... More 

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Snowy Ohio
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73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

My teen daughter loves gyoza, so a visit to Namjatown seemed like a great choice. You have to pay to enter, as there are attractions other than just the gyoza stalls. Unfortunately, there is very little English, so we couldn't really grasp what the other attractions were about. The gyoza stalls offer variety, but the prices are inflated by as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Namco Namja Town is a cute, fun and frivolous way to have a delicious (and perhaps slightly odd) food experience if you happen to be in Ikebukuro. I'd recommend just purchasing an entry pass, as its really more about the food experiences than anything. There are also quite a few attractions, if you're that way inclined. Show your passport at... More 

3 Thank Arielred
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74 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

Namjatown is an interesting take on a theme park, located in Sunshine City. Most tourists know this place for its weird offerings of ice cream flavours. Entry just for food still needs a fee, albeit cheaper. As previous reviewers have mentioned, the 'Ice Cream City' of the theme park has been scaled down, but the weird flavours remain for those... More 

1 Thank Hailey T
Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

This attraction has rotating special events that focus on children or girl's anime, so check the site regularly to see what special lottery events, food, and goods are available. When we went they had Uta-pri, Yowapeda, and Yokai Watch. Non-japanese speakers can enjoy the gyoza stands and desserts as well as the special anime-related events, making the 300 yen entrance... More 

2 Thank berrylibrary
Scotland, UK
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156 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

This theme park/experience is catering to Japanese tourists mostly. The staff are super enthusiastic but unless you understand Japanese it is a rather baffling mix of rides and anime style statues. We did were in a pig car to "shoot" mosquitos with aerosol cans in one ride. That kind of randomness sums up my visit. Ice Cream City does not... More 

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Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
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