Thought Osaka is just a concrete jungle? Getting a guide to show your around is a great way to really get to know this city and its surrounds. Even better if they are free!
Foreigner Guides Net Osaka
This group are able to offer guides in various languages and can take you anywhere you want. They like to take people out of the city as well, and to less touristy places such as factories or folk-art workshops. 2 weeks notice required.
Osaka Tenma Yomiuri SGG Club
A smaller club offering guides and translators in various languages. 1 week notice required.
Free tour guides in other cities can be found here.