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It’s not quite on the same scale as Akihabara, and it’s on the less busy side. But you can still find stores selling anime items, there is also an Animate store. It’s still nice to walk around and see what it has to offer. There’s...More
This was sold as the "Akiharbara of Tokyo" where there's electronics stores galore. Well there were a few but no where near as many as Tokyo. There are more "adult" shops in Denden town, a few eateries, specialty shops.
Having said this, it's still worth...More
Boyfriend and I went later in the day (8pm), and a lot of the shops were closed. The ones left over were a little seedy - street wasn't too well lit, lots of adult shops, and I was often the only woman within a block....More
We spent quite a few hours walking around Denden Town browsing all the shops and finding fantastic anime figurines, posters and key chains. Even spotted more fans dressed up in their various characters than I saw in Akihabira. Best spot for some cheap figurines is...More
every time I go to Osaka, I try to buy at Niponbashi, very good prices, where I can find everything, everything. Also try lots of food. I arrive by train on Namba AStation, it is almost next door. worth every meter, wonderful walk. Have the...More
Visited this place over two days, and I can still say it isn't enough. For a somewhat veteran otaku with a penchant for collecting limited-edition merchandise, it's hard to budget for time when scouring the different shops here. There are also several idol and animation...More
This is an area with lots of shops selling electronics, gaming, animae and cosplay items.
Lots of fans are dressed up in their favourite characters roaming around too.
You can also find many “maid cafes” here too.
The location is kinda close to Namba station. It‘s not as big as Akihabara but still got some fancy shops, maid cafes and arcade halls. I went there on a normal weekday so it was relaxed, on evenings or weekends it’s probably crowded.
I must admit I visited Arkihabara first so initially Denden Town was somewhat underwhelming for me. Indeed it was quite a bit smaller and less high energy. However as I walked around I realized that it was probably an unfair comparison. Arkihabara is more a...More