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Little Oyatsu Town Namba: Japan's Cutest New Baby Star Ramen Snack Theme Park!

Little Oyatsu Town Namba: Japan's Cutest New Baby Star Ramen Snack Theme Park!

Date published: 19 October 2020
Last updated: 19 February 2021

Little Oyatsu Town is a new Osaka theme park based around the popular Baby Star ramen brand! Fun for both adults and kids, here you can find four main areas: the Experience Area, where you can make your own Baby Star Ramen; the Amusement Area, full of fun and games; the Food Area, where you can enjoy a wealth of snacks; and the Shopping Area.

Let's take a peek inside this Baby Star Ramen-themed funland!

Table of Contents
  1. Little Oyatsu Town Namba: Convenient Location with Great Access
  2. Make Your Own Baby Star Ramen Snacks at the Experience Area!
  3. Play Games in the Amusement Area!
  4. After all that exercise, grab a snack at the Food Area!
  5. Limited-Edition Baby Star Ramen Souvenirs at Oyatsu Marche Shopping Area!
  6. Baby Star Ramen Snacks Cooking Demonstrations!
  7. Measures Against Coronavirus
  8. Other fun experiences in Osaka

Little Oyatsu Town Namba: Convenient Location with Great Access

Little Oyatsu Town Namba: Convenient Location with Great Access

Little Oyatsu Town Namba is located on the 7th floor of the Namba Parks mall, which is directly connected to Nankai Namba Station. It is a 7-10 minute walk from Namba Station.

Admission is free (individual attractions charged separately), so you can easily drop by on your way home from a family outing. It is also a recommended hang-out spot for a rainy day.

Some experiences may require making reservations in advance. Please check the website for details: https://oyatsu.town/namba/.

Make Your Own Baby Star Ramen Snacks at the Experience Area!

Make Your Own Baby Star Ramen Snacks at the Experience Area!

Hoshio-kun Kitchen, a popular attraction in the Oyatsu Town in Mie, is coming to Osaka. Here, you can make your own Baby Star Ramen!

At the "My Special Baby Star" experience, you will spice up your Baby Star ramen snack with your favorite flavors, cook it in an oven, and decorate a limited-edition Osaka cup with stickers. Or, if ramen isn't quite your thing, you can make steamed bread to season as well. (Required time: about 50 minutes, advance reservations possible, 800 yen, tax included.)

You can also try the "Only One in the World BABY-STAR Furikake" experience, popular with adults as and children alike! (Required time: about 20 minutes, advance reservations possible, 600 yen, tax included). Choose from 10 types of furikake and 210 seasonings!

Play Games in the Amusement Area!

Play Games in the Amusement Area!

Play to your heart's content at Oyatsu Town's Amusement Area. Families with younger children are sure to love this zone!

Nine different games get your entire body moving, including stepping games such as "Dadanda Ramen Maru" and "Tsuboyanen," a game where you can draw your own original Baby Star Ramen characters on an iPad, and a game where you use hand movements to play instruments called "Kibun Choi Age Live."

After all that exercise, grab a snack at the Food Area!

After all that exercise, grab a snack at the Food Area!

At Oyatsu Town's Sweets Park in the Food Area, it's "Always 3 O'clock!" They offer a rich dessert and meal lineup with about 25 different dishes.

There is also DIY ramen and a buffet area with burgers and pasta. Adults can also enjoy sparkling wine with their sweets, and at dinner, alcohol is served, too.

And over at the Oyatsu Deli takeout corner, you can order up curry bread and steamed buns, plus other tasty, freshly made takeout food using Baby Star.

Limited-Edition Baby Star Ramen Souvenirs at Oyatsu Marche Shopping Area!

Limited-Edition Baby Star Ramen Souvenirs at Oyatsu Marche Shopping Area!

Oyatsu Marche is full of exclusive Baby Star Ramen snacks and furikake that you will only find at Little Oyatsu Town, plus merchandise, stationery, keychains, and more.

Two popular items are the Osaka Kotekote Takoyaki (1,000 yen, tax included) and the Curry Flavor (770 yen, tax included), made in collaboration with Nankai Electric Railway's limited express Rapi:t train.

There is also a wide variety of original Hoshio-Kun and Butamen goods, including stationery and key chains. Why not grab a few goodies as souvenirs?

Baby Star Ramen Snacks Cooking Demonstrations!

Baby Star Ramen Snacks Cooking Demonstrations!

The Snack Deli is a take-out corner where you can also enjoy live cooking demonstrations! See how Baby Stars snacks, curry bread, and meat buns are made right before your eyes at the Baby Star Factory.

Having just celebrated its 60th anniversary, Baby Star is a favorite ramen snack that is nostalgic for adults and popular with children. And soon, you will be able to enjoy even more Baby Star when you visit Little Oyatsu Town in Namba. Be sure to check it out!

Measures Against Coronavirus

Disinfection, sterilization, and thorough cleaning of shops and facilities; installation of sanitizer and partitions; use of coin trays; staff required to wear masks, wash hands, gargle, use sanitizer, and check temperature; customers also requested to wear masks and check temperature.

*Baby Star, Hoshio-kun, and Butamen are all registered trademarks of Oyatsu Company, Inc.
*All images are for display purposes only.
*Area names are tentative and subject to change.
*Menu and content subject to change.

  • Little Oyatsu Town Namba
    リトルおやつタウンNamba
    • Address 7F Namba parks 2 Chome-10-70 Nanbanaka, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, 556-0011
    • Nearest Station Access: Directly connected to Nankai Electric Railway Namba Station (Central and South Exits); about a 7-min walk from Osaka Metro Midosuji Line Namba Station (South Exit); about a 9-min walk from Osaka Namba Station Kintetsu Namba Line (Nara Line) (East Exit)
    • Hours: 11:00AM-9:00PM (tentative)
      Fee: Free admission (games and attractions may have separate fees)
      Regular holidays: Same as Namba Parks

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Kiko Matsuda, Keiko Kimura, Risa Tsuji, and a team of female writers familiar with Kansai. We love eating, drinking and traveling! We share fun information based on our experiences.

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*This information is from the time of this article's publication.
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.

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