Joto Ward: Fun For All Ages

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Named for its close proximity to Osaka Castle (Joto literally means “to the east of the castle”), Joto ward is one of Osaka’s smaller districts. With...

Kita Ward: Osaka’s Mega Metropolis

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For most visitors to Osaka, this is where it all begins. You step off the train at Osaka Station, wander out of the ticket gate, up...

Konohana Ward: Osaka’s Playground

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There’s a lot to like about Osaka. The great food, the energetic nightlife, the friendly and entertaining demeanor of the locals. However, if you had to...

Miyakojima Ward: Sun, Sakura and a Cold Beer!

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Of all the summary articles I’ve written on the various places to visit in Osaka thus far, I’ll be honest and say that Miyakojima was the...

Nishinari Ward: The Dark Side of Osaka

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Often portrayed as a venue for the less endearing elements of Japanese society, Osaka is considered by some to be inferior to its nearby neighbor and...

Asahi Ku: Osaka’s Gentler Side

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Bordering the city of Moriguchi to the north of Osaka, Asahi ward is one of the more laid back, tranquil areas of the city. It is...

Tennoji Ward: Where City and Nature Come Together

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There are plenty of stories of urban renewal playing out all across Osaka these days. However, few places have seen as meteoric a rise in status...

Suminoe Ward: Sightseeing and Birdwatching by the Sea

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Suminoe is, in terms of land mass at least, one of Osaka City’s biggest wards. It is also however, one of the least talked about. However,...

Minato Ward: Exploring Osaka’s Harbor District

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Almost every major city in Japan has a Minato Ward of its own. Minato literally means “port” in Japanese, and so each coastal city in the country...

The Yoshimoto Kogyo — A Big Deal in Japanese Entertainment

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The Yoshimoto Theater, the esteemed comedy theater in Namba, is deeply intertwined with a very important entertainment conglomerate that emerged from the traditional theater...
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