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Nipponbashi Denden Town, Osaka
(2.9/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Explore the bustling streets and find all manner of things to buy and do in Nipponbashi Denden Town, a thriving commercial district known for its electronics and anime stores. Originally the place to head to for furniture and antiques, the district now specializes in otaku-related interests, catering to the tastes of mega fans, gamers, and computer whizzes. Browse the large range of manga available in the department stores, and watch the locals at work and play at one of the cosplay cafes. The district represents one of the few places in the region where haggling has become commonplace, so make sure to test your skills and secure the best possible deal. With our world travel planner, Osaka attractions like Nipponbashi Denden Town can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Had some great luck looking for video games here. Better prices by 30% compared to Akihabara or Nakano. Lots of otaku shops here too! 
  • There's so any amusement and electrical shops but there are spread out. BIC Camera is easier ad they are all contained in one big building. Nonetheless interesting to walk and see the change but not b...  more »
  • Great place for Japanese Anime fans BUT contrary to Internet reviews, this place hardly touches the tip of Akihabara in Tokyo. DedDen has it's charm but cannot compare with the sheer size, variety and...  more »