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I think that rolled R is more of a tough guy thing. I don't think it's particularly geographically related but I have heard it both in Osaka and Tokyo where I have lived. You see it in Yakuza movies and sometimes in comedy shows.
Oh completely. You have standard dialect, Osaka dialect, a whole bunch of dialects up north and that's not mentioning Kyushu which has a different dialect for each prefecture. I used to live in Miyazaki which has a completely different accent to standard Japanese. It felt like I had to relearn Japanese from scratch.
Here's an interesting video on the differences between Tokyo and Osaka dialects