Like Akihabara, “Nippombashi” in Osaka is a sacred place for Japanese pop culture. The annual grand event of Nippombashi will feature Japan’s largest scale cosplay event!
Nippombashi Street Festa 2016
Date: March 20, 2016
Venue: Nippombashi Shopping Street and nearby areas (Naniwa Ward, Osaka)
Time: 11:00 – 17:00
Nippombashi Cosplay Festival
*More than 10,000 cosplayers from around the country will assemble for this incredible cosplay event.
*The Nippombashi Shopping Street will transform into a spectacular cosplay area!
*To participate in the cosplay event, you must pay a fee of 1,500 yen.
Arrival of the Super Robot Mazinger Z
At a special event space, you can see the giant statue of Mazinger Z.
*The original author of the Mazinger Z series, Mr. Go NAGAI, and popular voice actors will make an appearance on stage.
*Anime Series “K” and Nippombashi Street Festa Special Collaboration
*Nippombashi Street Festa Exclusive Drawings
*There will be limited edition goods and you can enjoy various attractions at each event area.
At the Nippombashi Shopping Street, you can find a lot of cool stuff ranging from electronics, manga, anime and hobby products. There are also plenty of duty-free shops covering various genres. Visitors will definitely find something they want, so we look forward to your visit!