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Groovy Osaka: The Nakanoshima Tragedy

Tucked away in the basement is the Iwamoto Memorial Room, dedicated to the life and tragic tale of the man who died before seeing the beautiful building he funded.

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Groovy Osaka: The Forgotten Strongholds

When you are walk around Osaka Castle, you’re not just walking around Osaka Castle. There are layers of history under your feet.

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Festivals of Japan: Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri in Osaka

The Kishiwada Danjiri Matsuri is considered to be Osaka’s wildest festival and is kind of like their running of the bulls.

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Groovy Osaka: Unintentional Kimodameshi

The only question that truly matters is, do you have the guts to find out?

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No Guide Book Osaka: Stroll Through The Tanimachi Neighborhood

A relaxed stroll through Osaka's Tanimachi Neighborhood.

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No Guide Book: A Culinary Adventure in Osaka’s Tennoji Neighborhood

A couple of hidden food gems in the gritty tennoji neighborhood.

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Preparing for the Big One: The Japanese Earthquake Mindset

Being ready for the "big one"

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Gekka T-Shirts: Supporting Orphans Through Art And Design

Look good and support a worthy cause at the same time with Gekka clothing and accessories, an Osaka-based group of artists on a mission to change the world

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Maishoku: Tokyo Food Delivery Service

Maishoku is a fully bilingual online food delivery service that lets you order from more than 250 restaurants for a fast, convenient and well-balanced meal.

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Groovy Osaka: How to Get From Kansai International Airport to Osaka

All your transportation options for getting from Kansai Airport to Osaka.

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Groovy Osaka: Tips On Buying Electronics In Japan

Japan is known for its electronics but that doesn't mean buying them is easy.

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Groovy Osaka: Shabu-Shabu on Your own Terms

A more precise translation could be "swish-swish"

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