What we're about

Want to make more friends, practice Japanese (or other foreign languages), or maybe even meet that special someone?! This is a group for anyone interested in hanging out with internationally minded people in Osaka, Kobe & Kyoto. Meet new people in casual settings over drinks, chatting, dancing or sight seeing. Parties are held at a variety of locations including bars, clubs and outdoor events in Osaka, Kobe & Kyoto! We also have events like the Kyoto Walking Tour, Kyoto Bike Riding Tour, Beach BBQ Party, Hanami Party, Ski/Snowboarding Trip, and Mt. Fuji Trip, so there is sure to be a fun event where you can meet up with people that share your same interests!
We have an official website: http://whynotjapan.com/en/ (http://whynotjapan.com/)
There is also useful information in English other than events such as housing, jobs, travels, night life, beauty salons etc. Please check it out!

Upcoming events (5+)

Traffic Light Party @ Murphy's

Murphy's

【WhyNot!?JAPAN + MeetUp Collaboration Event】 30 people are coming from WhyNot!?JAPAN site! 【Popular Event】Get your own color stickers and enjoy talking to people! It's fun way to start to talk to many people and make new friends at the party! GREEN: YES! I'm Single!! YELLOW: Maybe... You can try! RED: I'm taken but... etc... (*Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted.) Party info: http://www.whynotjapan.com/en/event/traffic190530/ Party photos: https://www.instagram.com/whynotjapan_official/ Please note: Any kind of solicitation (such as for other events, network business, etc.) are not allowed during the party and even at a later date. パーティー会場での、ネットワークビジネス、マルチ商法、宗教、営業、その他の勧誘行為を固くお断りしております。又、イベント以降の勧誘も同じく禁止です。パーティー内で発見次第、ご退場いただきます。 Data: 2019/5/30 Thu- 8-10pm Area: Osaka Shinsaibashi Place: Murphy's Charge: 2,000yen for first 5 non-Japanese 2,500yen for "Meet Up member" (※このmeetup割引は外国人のみ対象です) 3,000yen for everyone else All You Can Drink & Snacks are included! (※ You can stay for FREE even after the party finish.) Address: 2F, 1-5-2, Shinsaibashi-suji, Chuo-ku, Osaka 大阪市中央区心斎橋筋[masked]F TEL:[masked] Access: 3 min from Shinsaibashi Stn. Exit #6

Friendly Friday Party at HUB (Oriental Hotel)

2-chōme-8-17 Sennichimae

【WhyNot!?JAPAN + MeetUp Collaboration Event】 40 people are coming from WhyNot!?JAPAN site! WhyNot!? parties on Fridays are a great place to meet people and relax after a long week of work. You can mingle with people from all over the world as well as local Japanese! (*Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted.) Party info: http://www.whynotjapan.com/en/event/friendly190531/ Party photos: https://www.instagram.com/whynotjapan_official/ Please note: Any kind of solicitation (such as for other events, network business, etc.) are not allowed during the party and even at a later date. パーティー会場での、ネットワークビジネス、マルチ商法、宗教、営業、その他の勧誘行為を固くお断りしております。又、イベント以降の勧誘も同じく禁止です。パーティー内で発見次第、ご退場いただきます。 Data: 2019/5/31 Fri- 7-10pm Area: Osaka Namba Place: HUB (Oriental Hotel) Charge: 2,000yen for first 5 non-Japanese 2,000yen for Girl's Group →http://www.whynotjapan.com/en/other/#other2 2,500yen for "Meet Up member" (※このmeetup割引は外国人のみ対象です) 3,000yen for everyone else (+500yen for Japanese male) All You Can Drink & Snacks are included! (※ You can stay for FREE even after the party finish.) Address: Oriental Hotel 3F,[masked] Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka 大阪市中央区千日前2-8-17 なんばダ・オーレ(オリエンタルホテル)3F TEL:[masked] Access: 5 min. walk from Osaka Metro and Kintetsu Line Namba Sta. 5 min. walk from Osaka Metro and Kintetsu Line Nipponbashi Sta.

MIX & MINGLE PARTY!!

PURE OSAKA

【WhyNot!?JAPAN + MeetUp Collaboration Event】 70 people are coming from WhyNot!?JAPAN site! WhyNot join MIX & MINGLE PARTY at PURE which is one of the famous clubs in Namba. We'll shuffle and mix the groups every 30 min. so you'll have a chance to mingle with many people and get to know each other easily! About[masked] people are expected to join. You can mingle with the people from all over the world as well as the local Japanese. (*Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted.) Party info: http://www.whynotjapan.com/en/event/mix190601/ Party photos: https://www.instagram.com/whynotjapan_official/ Please note: Any kind of solicitation (such as for other events, network business, etc.) are not allowed during the party and even at a later date. パーティー会場での、ネットワークビジネス、マルチ商法、宗教、営業、その他の勧誘行為を固くお断りしております。又、イベント以降の勧誘も同じく禁止です。パーティー内で発見次第、ご退場いただきます。 Data: 2019/6/1 Sat 7-10pm Area: Osaka Namba Place: PURE OSAKA Charge: Ladies can choose either “1 free drink” (you pay as you go for the rest) OR “All you can drink for 3 hours”. [1 drink] 1,500yen for WhyNot!? Members 2,000yen for everyone else [All you can drink] 2,500yen for "Meet Up member" (※このmeetup割引は外国人のみ対象です) 3,000yen for everyone else * 500yen extra for Japanese men. *Drink Last order 9:45pm Address:[masked] Soemon-cho, Shinsaibashi Diamond blig. B1 Chuo-ku, Osaka 大阪市中央区心斎橋筋[masked] ダイヤモンドビルB1 TEL:[masked] Access: 3 min. walk from Subway Namba Sta. Go to Soemoncho Street. from Ebisubashi-Bridge, and you will see it on the left hand. (before the 1st corner/infront of Sunkus)

ROOFTOP BBQ PARTY!!!!

Dublin Garden

【WhyNot!?JAPAN + MeetUp Collaboration Event】 30 people are coming from WhyNot!?JAPAN site! Let's enjoy "ROOFTOP BBQ PARTY" at the popular Irish Pub's rooftop "Dublin Garden" in Namba. It’s a perfect event to mingle with people! Enjoy a hot dog with all you can drink. We have BBQ grills and charcoals, so you can bring your own food and enjoy BBQ! Rooftop party is always popular and many people are expected, so please enjoy making a lot of new friends! Party info: http://www.whynotjapan.com/en/event/rooftop190602/ Party photos: https://www.instagram.com/whynotjapan_official/ Please note: Any kind of solicitation (such as for other events, network business, etc.) are not allowed during the party and even at a later date. パーティー会場での、ネットワークビジネス、マルチ商法、宗教、営業、その他の勧誘行為を固くお断りしております。又、イベント以降の勧誘も同じく禁止です。パーティー内で発見次第、ご退場いただきます。 Data: 2019/6/2 San 6-8pm Area: Osaka Namba Place: Dublin Garden Charge: 2,000yen for first 5 non-Japanese 2,500yen for "Meet Up member" (※このmeetup割引は外国人のみ対象です) 3,000yen for everyone else All You Can Drink & Hotdog are included! (※ You can stay for FREE even after the party finish.) Address: Zelkova Due B1F, 2-1-5, Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka 大阪市中央区道頓堀2-1-5 zelkova due 7F TEL:[masked] Access: Walk north from Namba Sta. exit 25., then turn left on the corner of Yoshinoya, and walk 10m. You will see it on the right hand side.

Past events (940)

Single’s Party at Balabushka

Balabushka

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