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“Osaka Den Den Town – Animate”

Japan can be considered a paradise for subcultures, with stores selling products related to subcultures found all over. Animate is one such specialty store dealing with various products related to manga and animation. Operating as a franchise, it can be found throughout Japan.

In Osaka’s Den Den Town, you can also find Animate, situated in the heart of Den Den Town. Given its substantial size, exploring Animate in detail can take quite a bit of time.

“Animate in Osaka’s Den Den Town”

As the name suggests, Animate is a store that sells products related to “animation.” From manga to animation and related figures and goods, Animate has it all. The Animate in Den Den Town, Osaka, is quite large, housed in a building with approximately five floors. Each floor is designed with a slightly different concept, showcasing products accordingly.

Exploring each floor, witnessing the diverse concepts and products on display, can be a fun and memorable experience.

“A Great Store for Those Interested in Animation”

Especially for individuals with hobbies like animation or figure collecting, this store can provide an enjoyable time. With numerous products related to various animations, it might be tempting for your wallet, so caution is advised.

“Visited in 2018 During My Trip to Osaka”

In truth, I explored this place during my trip to Osaka in 2018. However, I didn’t write a separate blog post about it at that time. I introduced Den Den Town in Osaka and included some of its locations in a blog post.

As it was a visit five years ago, my memories of the place were somewhat blurry. Yet, while writing this post, revisiting my previous writings helped bring back some of those memories.

“Osaka Den Den Town, Animate”

  • Address: Animate Building 1st & 2nd Floor, 1 Chome-1-3 Nipponbashi Nish, Naniwa Ward, Osaka, 556-0004, Japan
  • Phone Number: +81 6-6636-0628
  • Website: Animate – Nipponbashi
  • Operating Hours: (Mon-Fri) 11:00 – 20:00, (Sat-Sun) 10:00 – 20:00