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This Summer's Recommended Items at Hankyu Umeda Main Store, one of Osaka's Largest Department Stores!

Located in Osaka's city center, Hankyu Umeda Main Store is one of Japan's largest department stores, offering a wide selection of trendy items from both inside and beyond Japan. In particular, it boasts the largest number of fashion and cosmetic products in all of the Kansai region!
Starting around the beginning of July, the eye-catching Summer Clearance sale is scheduled to last about a month.
This article will introduce some products that we would especially like to recommend this summer!

Having a Filling Lunch at Kyoto Katsugyu, a Restaurant Specializing in Beef Cutlets!

In Japanese cuisine, the fried breaded pork cutlet called Tonkatsu is famous. Now a beef version of this dish, known as Gyukatsu, has been gaining attention, and a lot of eateries specializing in beef cutlets have appeared recently.
In Osaka's Dojima Chikagai (an underground shopping arcade), there's Kyoto Katsugyu, a restaurant that's always full of customers. I went there to have lunch!

What are the Featured Spring Products at Osaka’s Trend Hub, “Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store”?

In the heart of Osaka's city center, Umeda, you'll find the impressive Hankyu Department Store Umeda Main Store, one of Japan’s largest department stores.
Housing many of the world's finest brands, including everything from sweets and cosmetics to fashion, it serves as an invaluable resource for fashion-conscious women interested in all the latest crazes. This time, we’ll be introducing some of our recommended cosmetics and crafts you’ll want to pick up this spring, as well as popular cafes and sweets.

Enjoy a Luxurious Beef Stew Set Made with Cocoa at Cacaotier Gokan Koraibashi Main Store in Osaka

In 2017, popular Osaka patisserie “Gokan” that has various locations in department stores opened a chocolate specialty store, “Cacaotier Gokan Koraibashi Main Store.”
Using cocoa beans from plantations around the world, the pastry chefs make the chocolate in-house, following a classical “bean to bar” approach.
I heard that they have a beef stew set made with cocoa for lunch, so I hurried up and went in for a visit!

Exclusive to Osaka’s Hankyu Umeda Main Store! New Sensation Gummi Specialty Shop “cororo”

Have you heard of “cororo” gummies, sold at shops like convenience stores?
Cororo’s gummies are popular for their juiciness and unique texture, made possible by being made with plenty of fruit juice.
In April of 2017, “cororo,” a specialty shop selling the high-quality gummies of the same name, opened up in Hankyu Umeda Main Store!
They aren’t available online, and the shop is so popular that it’s normal to wait for up to 2 hours in line!

Osaka ARK HOSTEL & CAFÉ DINING

“ARK HOSTEL & CAFÉ DINING” is located right between Osaka’s main stations, Umeda Station and Namba Station. As it’s located in an area called Higobashi, known for being particularly safe, we especially recommend staying here to women.

Enjoy Incredibly Fresh “Tsukami Sushi” at Osaka’s Endo Sushi!

Endo Sushi is a sushi restaurant with a long history of over 100 years.
It is a popular establishment, known for its unique sushi rice, known as “tsukami sushi,” and its fresh toppings.
Tsukami sushi is a unique way to shape sushi rice, lightly grasping the still-warm rice before placing the toppings on, which is characterized by the unique texture as the rice gently falls apart in your mouth.