The local trendsetters and Osaka teens who frequent the retail and nightlife options call this place “Amemura.” Referred to as Osaka’s response to Harajuku, Amerikamura is a bizarre mix of Americana and cutting edge Japanese style.

Walking the streets of Amerikamura bewilders the senses in only a way Japan can muster, but if it’s Japanese youth culture you’re looking to catch a glimpse of, there’s no better place.