Apr 17, 2014

The new JapanLA Clothing Dresses are here!!! Just in time for your Spring festivals and activities! Check out our newest Hello Kitty collaboration, "All the Bows." We gave Hello Kitty different bows and show her with different facial expressions on an ombre dress that looks great on everyone! We also added size XL to our sizing for these styles of dresses!

JapanLA x Hello Kitty "All the Bows" Dress, $65, Made in Los Angeles

Check out this super comfy, pretty Hello Kitty Maxi Dress!Hello Kitty Maxi Dress! Available is sizes S-M-L-XL-XXL, $56.

Spring is for fun and relaxing while wearing your new JapanLA x Rilakkuma Sky Dress. Your favorite relaxing bear falling from the sky in different poses will make you fall in love with this dress, $65, official San-X collaboration item.

Did you know one of Rilakkuma's favorite foods is pancakes? If you share a love for pancakes, this delicious JapanLA x Rilakkuma Pancake Dress is for you, $65.

The cozy JapanLA x Rilakkuma Cardigan is back in stock! We make this in small quantities, so hurry and grab one before they sell out again, $140.

We just stocked new Rilakkuma T-shirts. This cute raglan is $25, and the JapanLA x Rilakkuma Leggings are also available to match, $65.

This Crowded Teeth "Mini Universe" Dress is back in stock! It is adorable and of course "out of this world," $65.

Come by JapanLA this weekend to try on these cute styles and check out what other new kawaii goods we have in store for you!


Feb 5, 2014

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we have tons of cute items for your sweetheart. Choose from stickers, lipstick, candy, notebooks, and tons more! 

We have lots of adorable Hello Kitty Plush for Valentine's Day or everyday! From left to right: Orange dress: $30, Flower Crown: $36, School Girl: $52, Pink Dress: $17.50, Strawberry: $8, Ichigoman: $23, Floral Dress: $17.50, Polka Dot: $29.50, and Formal Gown: $28. Call or email to order.

This giant Hello Kitty would make the ultimate gift for your Valentine Hello Kitty Lover, $200 for  the giant 30 inch. This style is also available in 20" for $95, 12" for $30, and 18" for $17.50. Call or email to order.

Check out our selection of Rilakkuma, your favorite "Relaxed Bear, from Japan or Korilakkuma, his cream-colored friend. From left to right: Plush Pencil Case: $16,   Korilakkuma 19": $64.99,   Rilakkuma 14": $30, Rilakkuma Sweets: $21.99, Rilakkuma 8.5": $12.99, Rilakkima Pin and Key Chain 4": $12, Korilakkuma 25": $110, Korilakkuma and Rilakkuma 4": $11 each,  Rilakkuma Face  Plush Pass Case: $15, Rilakkuma (Yellow) or Korilakkuma (Pink) Sleeping Bag Plush 16": $39

This Giant Rilakkuma is so soft and huggable. This is the official Rilakkuma plush, from Japan, $255, measures 43 inches.

We just restocked on Locketship Jewelry! Double Unicorn Necklace: $55, Unicorn Princess Necklace: $45, and Unicorn Princess Ring: $25.

More CATS!!  Crazy Cat Lady Necklace: $35, Granny Cat Ring: $25, Black Persian Cat Ring: $25, NeaPawlitan Heart Necklace: $50, NeaPawlitan Ring: $27, and Cats Cradle Ring: $25.

We also got in some amazing books and postcard sets in store that would make a great gift! From left to right Hello Kitty Through The Seasons: $14.95, Garbage Pail Kids: $19.95, Microworlds: $19.95, Love Hotels: $40, Drop Dead Cute: $24.95, Hello Kitty Hello Art!: $35, Blythe Postcard Set: $9.95, Nara Postcard Set: $9.95

Mark your calendars, this Saturday, we are having a Special Pop-Up Sale, starting at 11am! One of our friends, is selling all her Hello Kitty jewelry and some collectibles! Here are some pics of some of the items she will be selling. Cash Only! No online or phone orders. This is in-store only. She will be selling the items personally, so we don't know her pricing, etc. until she brings the jewelry over on Saturday Morning.

You still have time to shop online and receive your Valentine's Day gifts on time or stop by and say hi!


Dec 4, 2013

Join us this Saturday, December 7th at The Well from 8pm-11pm for Rilakkuma Sparkle Holiday! This event will include a fashion show hosted by JapanLA Clothing, a San-X Pop-Up shop from JapanLA, Meet n' Greet with Rilakkuma, food trucks, music, and more!

JapanLA Clothing items will be available for sale at the event including these NEW Rilakkuma Pancake Leggings!

We also have a limited stock left of our Rilakkuma Pancake Cardigan. If you were thinking about getting this, now is the time!

Our Rilakkuma or Korilakkuma Bodycon dresses make the perfect dress to wear out to those holiday parties!

We've got tons of super cute new items from San-X in-store and online! We'll be bringing some of these items with us to the Pop-Up shop at Rilakkuma Sparkle Holiday as well.

We hope to see you this Saturday! Make sure to RSVP and check out full event details on Facebook.


Oct 18, 2013

Happy Weekend! Chrissa Sparkles is taking over the JapanLA Blog! Taking over - meaning that they're all photos of me. They're cute, I swear! We have many of your favorites BACK IN STOCK. We've also got new goodies for you to enjoy!

Check out these ADORABLE Bat Sweatshirts by Hello Cavities, just in time for Halloween! They come in 4 different colors - choose what tickles your fancy! Get one today for $55.00. Also available in Lavender Stockings for $30.00. Perfect for chilly times!

Your favorite Cat Sheer Tights are BACK IN STOCK for $24.00! These Nude and Black Cat Face tights are purrrfect for any occasion! These are the AUTHENTIC tights, so get yours now before we run out again!

Don't forget to order your JapanLA Clothing Bodycons before Halloween! Our Sanrio & San-X dresses are too cute to boot! Available with a FREE PLUSH*! Each dress is $65.00. Shipping takes 2-3 business days, leaving you enough time to receive them for your Halloween festivities! Don't miss out on the Kawaii this year!

*Free gift while supplies last.

Check out my video of the Bodycons in action at the JapanLA Halloween Shopping Party!

Our Tokidoki Donutella Plush Ears are BACK IN STOCK! Love donuts so much that you wish you could wear them? Fret not, Tokidoki has got your back! Get them at $14.95 and look delicious!

Want to be comfy and warm for Halloween this year? Sport a Hello Kitty Kigurumi in super cute styles! Comes in Pink Zebra and Fierce Leopard. These kigus are rare and exclusively from Japan! Get them while you can!

Not feeling Hello Kitty? You can rock this Dinosaur Kigurumi for $59.99! This Kigurumi Costume will make anyone RAWR!

What are you waiting for? Get your cute on today!


May 17, 2013

Come to our Fancy Cat Party this Saturday, May 18th, 7pm-10pm, at JapanLA! We will be celebrating Kutusitanyanko (Socks Cat)! There's lots of fun stuff to do! More info on our flyer below!

Come dressed in your best "Dapper Cat" or "Cool Cat" outfit and enter our "Fancy Cat" Contest! Need some help? Here are some outfit shots from some of our cat-loving friends! Photos by Helena Levin (thank you!)

You can always accessorize with your fave cat jewelry too! Cat jewelry is by Locketship and available on our online shop!

Check out this cute Dia del los Meowtos Necklace by Locketship! Say hello to her cat, "Beef."

Our JapanLA Clothing x Hello Kitty Skirt makes a very cute dapper cat. Pair it with a blouse like @meganalicerose...Classy!

JapanLA x Hello Kitty Leggings are a great way to go! Cute and comfy! Thanks for the awesome pic, I hate Blonde You can check out more pics of JapanLA Clothing on her blog!

Check out a sneak peek of our newest JapanLA Clothing dress featuring Chibi, (this is my actual cat!) This dress (and a sweatshirt with the same print), will be available next month!

I had to add this pic of Helena and Maria, from Locketship having fun at a cat show.

You don't have to come dressed up in cat theme, it is optional. We have free cat-theme face painting, by Caitlin Cassidy, for you if you decide to join in the fun later though!

Free San-X gift bag, worth $25, with any San-X purchase of $25 or more. This is only available in-store.

We just finished putting away 22 boxes of new San-X items from Japan! We got in Rilakkuma, Sentimental Circus and Kutusitanyanko items! So, you will have lots of cute stuff to choose from!

We will also be releasing 2 special limited edition Kutusitanyanko t-shirts that will be avaialable to purchase at the party!

Please RSVPon our facebook page to give us an idea of how many people to expect.

Photos by Rony's Photobooth!

Beer sponsored by Sapporo, (for guests 21+ with ID).

Party is free and all ages!


May 6, 2013

Join us at the shop May 18th from 7pm-10pm for a Fancy Cat Party! We are introducing Kutusitanyanko "Socks Cat" from Japanese brand, San-X. The same company who brought us Rilakkuma, Sentimental Circus, Mamegoma, and more!

Make sure to RSVP and come dressed in your best "Dapper Cat Themed" outfit for our Fancy Cat contest!


Aug 4, 2012

We are having a Re-Ment and Sonny Angel Pop-Up Shop and Trading Party! Join us for the opening celebration this Saturday, Aug. 11th, 12pm-3pm!

*Free surprise archived Re-Ment gift with purchase (while supplies last)
*Raffle (Do not need to be present to win)
*Free Refreshments
*Gallery exhibit of Re-Ment and Sonny Angels, see the latest releases from Japan!

We will have lots of Hello Kitty, Rilakkuma, and other Re-Ment sets on display and for sale. This new set, "Hello Kitty I Love Cooking," will be debuting at the opening party.

Trading Party!
Do you have Re-Ment sets or Sonny Angels you have "doubles" of or don't want? Trying to complete your collection? Come trade them with other guests at the Trading Party! We will also have some sets here to trade with. Please make sure your items are in good condition and contain all pieces.


Email us a picture of a creative Re-Ment and/or Sonny Angel photo that you took. Must be your original photo that you own, not a random picture you found on the Internet. We will post it on our Facebook page. Whichever photo gets the most likes, wins a special, limited "My Birthday Cake" Re-Ment Set.

The "My Birthday Cake" Set is unopened. It is a highly coveted piece that came out in Japan in 2006. This is what the set looks like open.

Rules: Facebook photo contest open to international entries. Multiple entries will not be considered valid entries. Please send ONE photo. Photo must contain Re-Ment and/or Sonny Angels figures. Additional props may be used but Re-Ment/Sonny Angel should be the main focus of the photo. Entries must be received by August 12th 11:59pm PST. Voting period August 13th - 21st.

Email entries (.jpg format) with subject "Re-Ment/Sonny Angel Contest" to:

Check out this Creative Video featuring San-X Re-Ment and Sonny Angel figures!

Re-Ment & Sonny Angel Pop-Up shop runs August 11th - 21st Trading Party August 11th 12-3pm

Thanks to our friends at Sugoi Life for co-hosting this event with us! You can RSVP for the event on our facebook page. See you then!