Mar 18

Denden Town and Surroundings, Osaka

A mecca of electronics, robots and pop culture, Den Den Town hosts this epic event every March where hundreds of thousands of anime and video-game fans, robot lovers, and collectors pour into Nippombashi. The main street will be closed off to traffic to make room for a crowd of cosplayers and TV characters eager to show off their fine work. Do not miss the grand parade of people in cartoon-character costumes, cute maids from maid cafés, popular performers, and more. Live music performances, food stalls, workshops on electronic equipment, and various other interesting activities will take place.

Time: 11am–5pm (parade starts at 12:15pm)
Admission: Free
Access: Ebisu-cho Subway Stn, 6-min walk
Denden Town and Surroundings, Osaka