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The 5 Best E-Sports Locations in Osaka

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Do you like playing e-sports? Here are the best e-sports facilities in Osaka that we recommend. These locations are great for pros as well as beginners! You can play on your own or have fun with your friends, so please take a look!

1. E-sports Cafes and Bars for fun

First, here are some e-sports cafes and bars where you can play for fun. These are especially great place for first-timers.

(1) eSports Cafe Absolute

osaka esportsSource: E-SPORTS CAFE ACADEMIA

This is an e-sports cafe located in Nishi-Shinsaibashi. They rent out a variety of devices, including mice, keyboards, mousepads, and even headsets. There are many types of mice to choose from, including Logitech, Steelseries, and RAZER.

Basic fee

Enrollment Fee 220 yen
1 hour (general) 330 yen

Course Fees

Courses (general) Fees
3 hours 990 yen
6 hours 1,760 yen
9 hours 2,640 yen
12 hours 3,300 yen


VIP Seats 500 yen
Drink bar 418 yen
Device Lending Free
Store name: eSports Cafe Absolute
Address: 2-18-2 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
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Opening hours:[Weekdays] 12:00-23:00
[Saturday, Sunday and holidays] 9:00 – 23:00

Travel Time

Osaka Metro
(Midosuji/Nagahori-Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line) Shinsaibashi Station
4 minutes walk
Osaka Metro (Yotsubashi Line) Yotsubashi Station 2 minutes walk

②Game Bar Picoty

osaka esportsSource: Game Bar Picoty

This is a PC & board game bar in Umeda, Osaka. The “Omakase Plan” is the best for beginners who just want to enjoy themselves.

Basic Plan
(Alcohol & Drinks – All Free – Included)

One Hour Plan
(For those who don’t have much time)
1,500 yen
Only available on weekdays from 13:00 to 17:30! 1,000 yen
2 Hour Plan
(For those who want to casually enjoy games and drinks)
2,500 yen
Weekday 13:00-17:30 Limited! 2,000 yen
3 Hour Plan
(Our No.1 popular plan♪)
3,000 yen
5-hour plan
(For those who want to enjoy our restaurant to the fullest)
4,000 yen
Extended 30 minutes 500 yen

Long-Time Plan
(Alcohol & Drinks – All Free – Included)

Cafe Time Plan
(Free plan from 13:00 to 18:00)
3,000 yen
Weekday café hours
(Free plan from 13:00 to 18:00)
2,500 yen
Plan until the last train
(Free plan from 18:00 to 23:00)
3,500 yen
Plan till morning
(Free plan from 23:00 to 5:00 the next day)
3,500 yen
1Day Plan
(Free plan from 18:00 to 5:00 the next day)
6,000 yen
Extended 30 minutes 500 yen

My Game Plan
(Alcohol & Drinks – All Free – Included)
Plan if you do not use an account or game purchased at a store, but prepare your own.

First hour 1,000 yen
Every hour thereafter 500 yen
Come after 11pm No additional charge over $3,000!

Discounted Service

4-hour stay One free ¥500 food item!
Stay longer than 7 hours Another 500 yen food item FREE!

※Free food orders must be confirmed with a minimum stay of 4 hours.

Store name: Game Bar Picoty
Address: 2F Houjou Building, 15-15 Douyama-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka City
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Opening hours: 13:00 – 5:00

Travel times

Hankyu (each line) Osaka-Umeda Station 6 minutes walk
JR (each line) Osaka Station 9 minutes walk
Nakazakicho Station, Osaka Metro (Tanimachi Line) 4 minutes walk

③ e-sports café AIM-U

osaka esportsSource: eSports CAFE AIM-U

This is an e-sports cafe in Umeda, Osaka. It is open 24 hours a day, so it is great for those who are on their way home from work or have missed the last train.

A log-in user is created when you start and charged by the hour. You can use the service by the minute, so you can use it even if you have urgent business. This is an environment where you can concentrate on your game, so I recommend it to those who want to play hard. It is also nice to know that you can bring your own food and beverages.


1,000 yen 5 hours
3,000 yen 20 hours
5,000 yen 50 hours
10,000 yen 125 hours
Store name: eSports CAFÉ AIM-U
Address: Hankyu Higashi Building 7F, 4-4 Doyama-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka City
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Opening hours: 24 hours a day
Closed:None (open year-round)

Travel times

Hankyu (each line) Osaka-Umeda Station 7 minutes walk
JR (each line) Osaka Station 7 minutes walk
Osaka Metro (Tanimachi Line) Higashi Umeda Station 7 minutes walk

2. Accommodations [eSports Hotel]

Introducing the first e-sports hotel in Japan.

4) e-sports hotel e-Zone – Dennou Space

osaka esportsThis large accommodation facility consists of 9 floors and answers a variety of needs from PC use only to overnight stays.

There are various accommodation plans with GoTo Travel campaigns, etc., and rates may vary, so we recommend that you check & make reservations on the official accommodation reservation website!
You can save more than the regular price.

*Please be sure to check the official website for the latest information, as rates may change due to campaigns, etc.

Click here for the official reservation site.

Gaming Floor Usage Fees *As of January 2023

1 hour 350 yen
5 hours 1,500 yen
10 hours 2,800 yen
24 hours 6,000 yen

Student Rates (per hour) *As of January 2023

Elementary and Junior High School Students 100 yen
High School Student 200 yen
Store name: e-sports hotel e-Zone
Address: 4-9-7 Nihonbashi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka City
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Opening hours: 24 hours

Travel times

Osaka Metro (Sakaisuji Line) Emisucho Station 7 min walk
Nankai (Main Line/Koya Line) Namba Station 9 minutes walk
Osaka Metro (Midosuji Line) Namba Station 10-minute walk
Kintetsu (Osaka Line) Nihonbashi Station 10-minute walk

3. [e-sports facilities] that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike

We will introduce facilities where you can experience not only e-sports but also various other experiences at the same time.


osaka esportsREDEE is a facility for all ages to enjoy, from young children to learning programming and experiencing eSports competitions.
What is e-sports? If you are wondering what e-sports is, we recommend this facility where you can experience various types of e-sports.


Normal Persons with disabilities Group
(20 or more)
(High school students and older)
2,000 yen 1,800 yen 1,800 yen
Elementary and Junior High School Students 1,500 yen 1,350 yen 1,350 yen
Preschooler Free Free Free
Store name:REDEE
Address: 2-1 Senri Banpaku Koen, Suita City
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Opening hours:[Weekdays] 11:00-21:00
[Saturday, Sunday and holidays] 10:00 – 21:00
*As of October 2020, the opening hours may be shortened due to the new coronavirus. Please be sure to check the official website for the latest information.
Closed: Open all year round (except for one day a year when EXPOCITY is closed entirely)

Travel times

Osaka Monorail Expo Park Station</td 2 minutes walk
Hankyu (each line) Osaka-Umeda Station About 40 minutes by bus

4. Become a professional in e-sports [vocational school]

Wondering what it takes to become a professional gamer? If you are wondering how to become a professional gamer, here is what you need to know.

Osaka College of Animation, Voice Acting & e-Sports

osaka esportsSource: Osaka Anime & Voice Acting & eSports College

This is a technical college that has newly established a course (3-year program) to become a professional gamer. There are three courses available, and it is nice to be able to choose what I want to learn in each of them. Those who are interested should check the official website to participate in the open campus or to request information materials.

School Name: Osaka College of Anime and Voice Acting&eSports
Address: 1-5-9 Tenmabashi, Kita-ku, Osaka City
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5. Summary

How did you like our introduction of e-sports facilities in Osaka? With all the different facilities being opened, I can’t wait to go! If you usually enjoy it at home, how about enjoying it in a new environment next time? You’ll love e-sports even more, that’s for sure!

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