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Pokemon Center Osaka

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Great for Pokemon fans

Was great to see the famous Pokemon Centres that have been featured in travel videos. There was... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Roxanne M
Only for Pokemon fans

My wife and daughters eyes glazed over when my son and Ai told them where we were going. They came... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
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Fans of Pokemon won't want to miss this mecca of Pokemon merchandise, homeware, fashion items, toys, and more. There is also a game center with an arcade and machines that dispense capsule toys.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Daimaru Umeda Store 13F, 3-1-1 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8202, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6346-6002
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there with the impression that this is a really big place like an "Apple Center". But not quite. It is just a third of the floor space they shared with Uniqlo and Tomica. In fact Uniqlo was even bigger than the Pokemom center....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were so excited to visit this place, and we were not disappointed. Because this place really have so much toys that we dont know what to choose. But the huge crowds in this pokemon center makes me so tired because we need to jostle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chow E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With all the rave reviews, I was expecting more. It’s just a Pokémon retail store that occupies about 1/3 of a retail floor. Nothing much really to see and you only need 10 mins if you are not a fan or 30 mins if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AQL29
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Was great to see the famous Pokemon Centres that have been featured in travel videos. There was Pokemon everything. It wasn't as big as I had expected. People had described it as a whole floor of Pokemon, but it was more like half a floor....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roxanne M
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My wife and daughters eyes glazed over when my son and Ai told them where we were going. They came with us but instantly regretted their decision. To be fair we’d been with them to the nearby Gudetama Cafe, so they couldn’t really complain! Anyway...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GavinM101
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My husband and I are obsessed with Pokemon Go, so we headed here while staying in Osaka. We definitely weren't disappointed. Everyone there looked to be having a good time - such a happy place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Having visited several Pokémon Centers (in Kansai Airport, Tokyo Megacenter, Kyoto, Yokohama, Kagoshima, Hiroshima), I managed to purchase items at every center. The merchandise is seasonal and not every item is available at every location. For example, Yokohama sold a few items that celebrated the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Yup! The only thing free in here is picture taking. Located in daimaru bldg 13th floor. Full of toys and games not for free.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank J9962LEaprilc
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This is located at the osaka station and on the 13F of Daimaru. It is a pretty big shop and a wide variety of pokemon merchandise. Definitely a must visit esp. For pokemon fans.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place in Daimaru shopping center with many cute Pokémon collection. My son brought many cards and toys, happy boy !

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank joelo4
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5 April 2016|
Response from Regina_Lum | Reviewed this property |
Googlemaps says that it's a 30mins walk or 12mins car-ride from Imperial Hotel Osaka to JR Osaka Station, or you can walk across the river to Sakuranomiya Station and take a train to JR Osaka Station (about 14mins). Pokemon... More