Nipponbashi, Osaka

Nipponbashi - A Quick Overview


Address: Nipponbashi, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 556-0005, Japan

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About Nipponbashi, Osaka

This area has been a market in one form or another for a long while. During the Meiji and and Taisho periods this was the place to go for second hand books. Electronics stores opened up after world war two. Furniture and home appliance stores followed. Today though, it caters to Japan's 'otaku' culture, with a thriving trade in collectibles, video games, card games, toys, manga, anime, cabarets and maid and cosplay cafes. You will find many people out in the streets in full costume.

Nipponbashi Opening and Closing Hours

  • Shops usually start to close around 6pm.

How To reach Nipponbashi by Public Transport

  • Hankaidenki-Hankai Line, Sakaisuji Line stop Ebisucho Station.
  • Nankai Line, Nankai-Koya Line, and Nankai-Limited Express stop Nankai-Namba Station.
  • Midosuji Line, Sakaisuji Line stop Dobutsuen-Mae Station.

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