Born in America and raised in Osaka, the Billiken is a unique and wondrous god. We present a pop culture event from Osakawhere creators fascinated by Billiken come together to present their work under the theme of “Make the Billiken art to revitalize Osaka.”


The Billiken Creators Osaka initiative has been registered in the Team Expo 2025 Program and its Co-creation Challenge.

Billiken Creators Osaka and the SDGs

  • 8 働きがいも経済成長も

    We will create opportunities for creators to present their work and thrive by hosting art events themed around the Billiken. We will create new business pursuits from Osaka using the works derived from these events.

  • 11 住み続けられるまちづくりを

    By continuously hosting these events and making them a hub for the dissemination of creativity, we will make the Osaka, Kansai region, which boasts a long history and culture, one of Japan’s leading cultural cities and contribute to developing the city into one where its people and industries flourish.

  • 17 パートナーシップで目標を達成しよう

    We will contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by connecting professional and next-generation creators with industry and academia.