Denden Town でんでんタウン

Den-den Town electric town
Den-den Town electric town

Discover the far reaches of Japan's fandom culture

Nerds, geeks, and hobbyists swarm the streets of Denden Town. 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.

Don't Miss

  • Finding rare collectibles of your favorite anime or manga
  • Witnessing a massive gathering of Osaka's best cosplayers in March, who congregate for the annual Nipponbashi Street Festa

How to Get There

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 Nippombashi Station on the Sakaisuji subway line as well.

Streetside view

Day and night in Denden Town

Schedule your day

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.

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