Nerds, geeks, and hobbyists swarm the streets of Denden Town. Young women dressed in French maid outfits beckon patrons into maid cafes. Retail shops offer select wares catering to any number of specific interests, including anime, plastic figurines, trading cards, electronics and more. Denden Town is a hobbyist's paradise.
You can get to Denden Town by train.
From Namba Station, walk approximately five minutes directly east. Denden Town runs along Sakai-suji Street and its adjacent alleyways. The neighborhood can also be easily accessed from Nipponbashi Station on the Sakaisuji subway line as well.
Depending on your interest in Japanese anime and hobbyist culture, a trip will span anywhere from 20 minutes to hours. The casual traveler will also enjoy strolling through the neighboring Kuromon Ichiba marketplace and grabbing dinner in Ura Namba on the way back to the station.