Day 8: Dotonbori and Grandchaos (Mandarake)

Night 8 of my holiday. Finally able to get to Dotonbori after I failed on my first night in Osaka last night, caught the wrong train and went in the wrong direction and wasted majority of the night. 

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Entrance gate to Dotonbori, colourful isn't it. 

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The river right by Dotonbori. 

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The back streets of Dotonbori, quality restaurants everywhere! 

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First ever sukiyaki and it was a massive explosion full of flavours! 

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Main street of Dotonbori. 

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The highlight of the night was visiting Mandarake Grandchaos store in Osaka. Mandarake is one of Tokyo's largest anime and manga related stores with all the goodies you can imagine all in one place. 

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Nendoroids! 

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Prize figures! figures here were no less than $20 AUD. 

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Beach Queens and Bishoujo scale figures. 

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More  Bishoujo scale figures! 

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Car models for those gear heads. 

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Gunpla.

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More Bishoujo scale figures. 

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More Bishoujo scale figures but these were more pricey. 

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More nendoroids and figmas. 

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One Piece and miscellaneous figures. 

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Manga!

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And of course being me I had to make some purchases. I went a bit overboard and ended up getting 6 figures. Even though I was telling myself to restrain myself from buying since I'll be going back to Tokyo in a few days and buy more figures from Akihabara I just went crazy here. I regret nothing.