Private tour

Osaka: Nippombashi District Private Guided Tour

Osaka: Nippombashi District Private Guided Tour

From US$ 101.15 per person

Explore the Nippombashi district, the center of anime and gaming culture in Osaka, with a private guide. Learn more about the history of the area and visit its many colorful shops and arcades.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Japanese
Private group


  • Explore the Nippombashi district with a private guide
  • Play retro and modern games at a five-story amusement arcade
  • Browse many anime, video game, and hobby stores with a vast array of merchandise
Full description
Meet your guide at Nippombashi station and begin your journey through the heart of anime and gaming culture in Osaka. First, visit a shop specializing in various toys and gadgets related to all your favorite superheroes. The shop has some vintage merchandise dating back over 50 years, as well as all the latest merchandise. Next, visit a hobby shop specializing in a wide variety of kinds of products from figures and robots to models of trains, plains, and ships. Then, it's time to play some games. Enter a giant five-story amusement arcade with a huge variety of fun games to choose from including a variety of classic games and new releases. After working up an appetite, stop for lunch at a "maid cafe". Afterward, visit a traditional 'Dagashiya' sweets and snacks shop, which has a distinctly retro vibe. Stop at a costume shop and find the outfit of your favorite anime or video game character. Finally, visit one of the largest Anime merchandise stores in Western Japan. Focused on the most popular series of the past decade, browse through a vast range of products.
  • Tour guide
  • Private tour
  • Foods and drinks
  • Amusement arcade game fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

In front of elevator of exit 10 of Nippombashi Station, Sennichimae/Sakaisuji Line

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Cash
  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please bring about JPY 500 in cash per person for additional expenses incurred during the tour
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Product ID: 395648