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Address: Namba | Nihon-bashi, Ebisu, Osaka 542-0071, Osaka Prefecture
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Great place for nerds and geeks

This was one of my primary destinations when I went to Osaka. It is really meant for people who enjoy certain hobbies like gunpla, figure collecting, video games, RC cars... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Paranaque, Philippines
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Paranaque, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my primary destinations when I went to Osaka. It is really meant for people who enjoy certain hobbies like gunpla, figure collecting, video games, RC cars, trains, airsoft/bb guns, cars, and the like. The area also has a few AWESOME restaurants and there's a McDonalds in the area along the main road if you're not feeling... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids had a great time going thru the arcades and toy shops. Bought a load of fun toys which were very reasonably priced!

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Thank ducklingky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my Japanese friend says, Denden towns is what the old Tokyo's Akihabara used to be before turning into "ALL about Sex tourist attraction" . Denden town still have that spirit of old games and new ones . Add to that , it's teh shopping destination for good second hand electronics. You just have to ask the buyer what's teh... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not even know about this until we saw some flyers in central Osaka. It was very quiet while we were there but we found many things we wanted to buy that we did not see anywhere in Tokyo later on the trip. It lacks the vibrancy of Akihabara but we're glad we went here first- it was like... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

My 13 year old son loves watching One Piece anime and had much fun looking for different kinds of figures here. Be prepared to spend half day here if you love anime. As a mother you may find it very tired and boring especially the weather is super hot in summer (August) except you see your son get excited for... More 

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Akihabara has been picked dry so a lot of the shoppers for old or rare gaming goods have moved on to Den Den Town. I didn’t get to spend a lot of time here, but I hear that enough of the good stuff is gone now too that for the hardcore buyer, there won’t be much left for you. If,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at an apartment on my travel. DenDen was jus down the street. Did my daily walks everyday once I had gotten familiar with the area. Lots to see!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Den Den town is located right in the center of Osaka, making it very accessible and easy to find. There are all kinds of stores, from anime to vintage record shop. There are also many restaurants, specially ramen and gyoza. Make sure too check the streets around, there are many good shops that are not in the main street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Anime lovers looking for great bargains will love this place. Rows upon rows of shops selling Anime Toys. We were able to get some good deals on Gundams and Starwars models here - cheaper than Macao. I was also able to find a rare anime figurine for my nephew. All in all a great place. Just beware when traveling with... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

the people here are like anime. they are not friendly and very non japanese. very business like in dealing with costumers

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