Osaka Metro NiNE’s top 10 most popular articles

The 10 Most Popular Articles in 2023♪



Written by: Osaka Metro NiNE(Osaka Metro NiNE)

● Osaka Metro NiNE: Looking Back on 2023

Happy New Year!

2023 was filled with world events from the closure of the COVID-19 global public health emergency to the Turkey-Syria earthquake and Japan’s triumphant win—for the first time in 14 years—at the World Baseball Classic. Many travelers have also returned to Osaka, invigorating the city especially in popular sightseeing spots like Osaka Castle and Dotonbori.

At Osaka Metro NiNE, we commemorated our 4th anniversary on September 18th.
Our progress would not have been possible without the warm support from our followers. THANK YOU!!
We’d like to begin 2024 with Osaka Metro NiNE fans’ favorite articles, announcing the top 10 most popular articles that were published between January and December of 2023.

● The Top 3 Travel Articles

Let’s dive right in and look at the top 3!

No. 1
Nintendo OSAKA at Daimaru Umeda Store – Part I

Nintendo’s second official store in Japan, Nintendo OSAKA, features an extensive game-themed merchandise including Super Mario, Splatoon, Animal Crossing, the Legend of Zelda, and Pikmin! We will tell you all about the popular character statues and merchandise in Part I of the Nintendo OSAKA series♪

No. 2
Shopping at Don Quijote Dotonbori – Part I

Looking for a good place to shop for souvenirs in Osaka? Don Quijote Dotonbori is the answer for you! Only 5-minute walk from Shinsaibashi and Namba Stations, this Japan’s largest discount store chain is one of the most popular stops for tourists. Find out why and go get the perfect souvenir at the perfect price at Don Quijote♪

No. 3
It’s An Art!!The Artistic Manhole Covers in Osaka’s Streets.

Pay attention to manhole covers in Osaka and find unique designs—Osaka Castle, Expo ’90 mascots, and more! Find out where you can get collectible “Manhole Cards”.

● Popular Articles: No. 4 - 10

Continuing onto No. 4 through No. 10, covering a wide variety of topics from gourmet foods, sightseeing, and shopping♪

No. 4
Meet Osaka’s Most Famous Clown, Kuidaore Taro♪

No. 5
Daytime Bar Hopping in Tenma, Osaka♪

No. 6
All About Pokémon Center Osaka DX

No. 7
Osaka’s Gourmet Vending Machines Top 5

No. 8
All About Pokémon Café in Osaka

No. 9
teamLab Botanical Garden Osaka

No. 10
Onigiri Japanese Rice Balls!!

● Another Year of Osaka Stories♪

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As life returns to normal, we’re looking forward to welcoming you safely in Osaka♪
Osaka Metro NiNE will continue to send you fun articles about Osaka’s best sights and hidden gems in 2024 and look forward to connecting with you further.
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