2019 IEEE VR Osaka logo

March 23rd - 27th

2019 IEEE VR Osaka logo

March 23rd - 27th

IEEE Computer Society IEEE VRSJ

IEEE Computer Society IEEE VRSJ


The Telecommunications Advancement Foundation

Tateishi Science and Technology Foundation


IEEE Kansai Section

Society for Information Display Japan Chapter

VR Consortium

The Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers

Human Interface Society

The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence

The Visualization Society of Japan

Information Processing Society of Japan

The Robotics Society of Japan

Japan Society for Graphic Science

The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering

The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers

The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan

The Society for Art and Science

Japan Ergonomics Society

The Japanese Society of Medical Imaging

Exhibitors and Supporters

Dining Out in Osaka

IEEE VR 2019: the 26th IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces
March 23-27, 2019, Osaka, Japan

Puffer Fish (Fugu)

Puffer Fish (Fugu)

Puffer Fish, or Fugu in Japanese, is a famous poisonous fish. In Japan, licensed chefs cook non-poisoned parts, so it is 100% safe. Fugu is the crisp and deliciousness. You can enjoy various kinds of dishes such as sashimi, fried fish nuggets, hot sake with grilled fins and so on. The meals are a little expensive (3,000 to 10,000 yen/person) but excellent.

Puffer Fish Restaurants in Osaka

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Kushi-katsu Middle: ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau, Right: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ryumu/2953559756

Kushi-katsu is a Japanese dish of fried skewered chicken, pork, seafood, and seasonal vegetables. like sushi restaurants. In Osaka, you eat kushi-katsu after dipping your skewer into the provided sauce. The commonsense rule of Osaka-style kushi-katsu is that it is prohibited to dip the kushi-katsu with the mouth into the sauce again (no double dipping). Kushi-katsu is fast, easy to eat and cheap (up to 100 yen/skewer) food.

Kushi-katsu Restaurants in Osaka

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Yaki-niku Left: Wikipedia Yakiniku

Yaki-niku is a Japanese style barbeque, mixed with beef and vegetables on gridirons over a flame. Osaka is the most famous city for yaki-niku in Japan. You eat baked meats after dipping in special soy sauce. You can try various parts of beef such as loin, filet, short rib, tongue outside skirt, and liver.

Yaki-niku Restaurants in Osaka

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Okonomi-yaki & Tako-yaki

Okonomi-yaki & Tako-yaki Right: ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Okonomi-yaki is a Japanese pizza-like pancake containing various ingredients such as vegetables, noodles, and pork. Osaka is famous for okonomiyaki as well as Hiroshima. In Osaka-style okonomi-yaki restaurants, you can enjoy making your okonomi-yaki and tako-yaki by yourself.

Okonomi-yaki & Tako-yaki Restaurants in Osaka

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Other Japanese Foods

Other Japanese Foods Top left: ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau