Opened in 2005, the ride hasn't been operational since 2008, when a mechanical problem put it out of commission.
But fielding questions about the Ferris wheel for nearly a decade has finally persuaded the owners to repair and reopen it, according to CNN.
Starting on January 19, visitors who pay ¥600 (US$5) can board one of 32 gondolas for a 15-minute spin on the observation wheel, which reaches a height of 254 feet. Views of the water and the glittering Osaka skyline should be good for a few oohs and ahhs.
The experience is available at any time of day or night: Both the ride and the store it's attached to stay open 24/7.