Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences (大阪体育大学, Ōsaka taiiku daigaku) is a private university in the town of Kumatori in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The school was established in 1965.
Ōsakasayama is a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 1, 1987, after the town of Sayama was reorganized into the city of Ōsakasayama.
Yao is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. As of 2018, 267,080 people or 123,596 families live in Yao. The total area is 41.71 km². Yao is home to a general aviation airport, Yao Airport.
Dōtonbori or Dōtombori is one of the principal tourist destinations in Osaka, Japan, running along the Dōtonbori canal from Dōtonboribashi Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge in the Namba district of the city's Chuo ward. Historically a theater district, it is now a popular nightlife and entertainment area characterized by its eccentric atmosphere and large illuminated signboards.
Hannan University is a private university in Matsubara, Osaka, Japan. It was founded in 1965.
Momoyama Gakuin University, also known as Saint Andrew's University, is a private university, established under Anglican Christian auspices, in Izumi, Osaka.
Yodogawa is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is located in the north of the city.
Osaka University of Economics, is a private university located in Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Osaka Jogakuin University is a private women's university in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Osaka University of Arts is a private arts university located in Kanan, Minamikawachi District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. The university was founded in 1945 as Hirano English Cram School, changing its name to Osaka School of the Fine Arts in 1957, and then to Naniwa University of the Arts in 1964. The university adopted the current name in 1966.
Ikuno-ku (生野区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. The Tsuruhashi (鶴橋) area of Ikuno-ku is well known for the large number of Koreans, particularly Korean Japanese citizens living there, as well as for its large number of yakiniku restaurants. Many families from Korea have lived in the Tsuruhashi district for three generations or more. Ikuno-ku is located in the southeastern part of Osaka City and is adjacent to Higashiosaka City in the east, Higashinari-ku of Osaka City in the north, Tennoji-ku in the west, and Abeno-ku, Higashisumiyoshi-ku and Hirano-ku in the south.
Suminoe-ku (住之江区) is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan, stretching along the south-west border of the city. It borders the wards of Minato-ku, Taisho-ku and Nishinari-ku to the north, and Sumiyoshi-ku to the east. It is the largest land area of all wards in Osaka, and includes about half of the Osaka Bay harbor area.
Jōtō-ku is one of the 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. "Jōtō" means "east of the castle", referring to Osaka Castle. It was separated from Higashinari and Asahi in 1943, and eastern Jōtō became Tsurumi in 1974. Jōtō-ku has the highest population density of any ward in a city-designated municipality in Japan, and is the only ward with a density that exceeds 20,000 people per square kilometre. When the special wards of Tokyo are also included, it is the sixth densest ward in the country after Toshima, Nakano, Arakawa, Bunkyō and Taitō. In recent years, there has been increased construction of high-rise condominiums in the western and northern parts of the ward, and the population of Jōtō-ku continues to grow.
Nishi is one of 24 wards of Osaka, Japan. It is in the west of central Osaka, and is generally flat. 80% of the area was destroyed by bombing in World War II, and was not regenerated until the mid-1960s.
Osaka University of Commerce, abbreviated to Daishōdai (大商大), is a private university located in Higashiosaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.
Nippon Sport Science University, abbreviated as Nittaidai (日体大) is a private university in Setagaya, Tokyo and Aoba-ku, Yokohama. The precursor of the school was founded in 1893, and it was chartered as a university in 1949. The school is known for the many famous athletes among its alumni.
Osaka Kyoiku University is a national university with headquarters in the city of Kashiwara, Osaka Prefecture, Japan and a branch campus in Tennōji-ku in the prefectural capital city of Osaka. It was established in 1949 by the merger of two predecessor institutions. Its short name is Daikyōdai. The university specializes in educating teachers. Unique among the national universities is its five-year program of nighttime study.
Osaka Stadium was a stadium located in Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan. The stadium opened in 1950, with a capacity of 32,000 people. It was built over the site of a red-brick tobacco plant which was destroyed during the bombing of Osaka during World War II. The stadium was torn down in 1998 and was entirely replaced by the office and shopping complex of Namba Parks in several stages, with final construction ending in April 2007.
Osaka Shoin Women's University is a private women's college in Higashiosaka, Osaka, Japan. The predecessor of the school was founded in 1917, and it was chartered as a university in 1949.
Osaka Sangyo University is a private university in Daitō, Osaka, Japan. It is abbreviated as "DaiSanDai" using the first characters of its name. It was established in 1923 as Osaka Railway School. The university has six faculties and four graduate schools. Its campuses are in the Nakagaito area of Daito City, Osaka close to the ancient Japanese capital of Nara. A satellite campus is in the Umeda district of Osaka. There are about 11,000 students; 10% of them are international students. It is one of the major universities in Japan with a higher number of international students. In 2004, it was selected as one of the special universities under the Educational Support Program for Special Universities (特色ある大学教育支援プログラム) of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the Japanese Government. The university's award-winning clean-energy solar car project frequently participated in domestic and international clean energy competitions. Yoshihiko Motoyama (本山美彦), former chairman of the Japan Society of International Economics, is its current president. Yoshikuni Dobashi, former president of Kubota Corporation, is the chairman of the board of directors.
Panasonic Stadium Suita (パナソニックスタジアム吹田) formerly known as Suita City Football Stadium, is a stadium located in the city of Suita, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It has a capacity of 39,694.