FANCY CAT PARTY THIS SATURDAY, MAY 18! TONS OF NEW SAN-X!
May 17, 2013
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."
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!
FANCY CAT PARTY MAY 18TH FT. KUTUSITANYANKO
May 6, 2013
Make sure to RSVP and come dressed in your best "Dapper Cat Themed" outfit for our Fancy Cat contest!
RE-MENT & SONNY ANGEL POP-UP SHOP & TRADING PARTY!
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)
*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.
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.
FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST
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: email@example.com
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!
JAPANLA 6 YEAR PARTY THIS SAT, JUNE 23 & LOTS OF NEW STUFF!
Jun 19, 2012
We are celebrating our 6 Year Anniversary Party this Saturday, June 23rd! I hope you guys can make it! San-X is sponsoring our event this year and bringing Rilakkuma (Relaxed Bear) for you to take pictures with! We will have free gift bags with $20 purchase (for first 50 guests, while supplies last), a Raffle Drawing at 9:30pm (must be present to win), DJ's Tune in Tokyo will be spinning K-Pop and J-Pop music, and more! Feel free to invite your friends. All ages welcome!
Check out our Facebook Events page for more information and to RSVP.
Misha's Art Show and Silent Auction will be taking place in our back gallery area, at the party. Here is a picture of Misha and Rilakkuma. They will both be here for you to meet and take pictures with! Read this great article telling you more about Misha and her eye surgery that the art show will benefit.
We are stocked full of new items! We just can't get enough of the Hello Kitty Mustache Collection. Mustache Quilted Face Bag $54.99, Hello Kitty Mustache Backpack $39.99, Hello Kitty Mustache Necklace $24.99, Earring Pack $13.99, Hair Pins $11.95, Iphone Case $25.99. Also, not shown, (but can be found on our online shop), Hello Kitty Mustache Two-Finger Ring $22, and Hello Kitty Mustache Ipad Sleeve $35.99.
The Hello Kitty Leopard Collection has arrived. It is selling quickly to all you leopard lovers out there! Hello Kitty Leopard Backpack $39.99, Hello Kitty Embossed Leopard Purse $69.99, Leopard Embossed Laptop Case (fits 13" laptops) $44.99, HK Leopard Metal ID Case $13.99, Hello Kitty Leopard Necklace $24.99.
New Earring Packs are here! 6 New Styles: Hello Kitty Jewels, All-Stars, Mail, Southwestern, Mustache and Neon. Each pack contains 6 pairs of earrings, $13.99 per pack.
Adorable camera/phone cases! Hello Kitty Mustache, 90's Case, and Hello Kitty with Camera, $17.99 each.
New arrivals on our online shop:
New Hello Kitty Quilted Face Bag (Hot Pink, Yellow, and Blue): $54.99
Hello Kitty Black Shiny, Long Face Wallet, $32.99
Hello Kitty Mustache Lunchbox: $12.95
Hello Kitty Red and White Face Lunchbox: $12.95
Crowded Teeth Earring Packs: $12.99
DJ Turntable Cat Scratcher (Back in Stock): $38.00
Kigurumi Costumes (Panda, Giraffe, Dinosaur, and others back in stock): $50-$59.99
New Arrivals that we have not put online yet, but they are available in our store:
Unicorn Mask (goes over your entire head): $36
Squirrel Mask: $24.95
Mustache Cake Pan Mold: $12.95
Mustache Ice Trays: $9.95
Shark and Octopus Mugs: $9.95 each
Eyeball Lunch Bag, $16.99
Sanrio Plush Pens (Tuxedo Sam, Kerropi, Badt Maru, Hello Kitty: $8.95
Hello Kitty Plush Bow Pens: $6.95
Patriotic Hello Kitty (American Flag Themed) Plush, Rings, Bow Headbands
Hello Kitty Mail Themed Lunch box: $12.95
Hello Kitty Claw Machine Lunch box: $12.95
Hello Kitty, Badtz Maru, or Tuxedo Sam Insulated Lunch Bags: $19.95
Chococat Plush, Eyeglass Cases, Plush Bookmark
Hello Kitty Plush, lots of sizes
Hello Kitty Notebooks
New Re-Ment Hello Kitty Cake Shop Series
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See you soon! Don't forget to come to our party this Saturday, June 23rd, 6pm-10pm!
NEW RILAKKUMA, MAMEGOMA, & CATS! MY LITTLE PONY PARTY!
Apr 27, 2012
Chocolate & Coffee Notepads $5.99, Mugs $13,99, and Sticker Sheets $4.99.
Relax with Rilakkuma Lemonade Bath Bombs!Rilakkuma Lemonade Bath Bombs! Put in your bath, and when it disolves, you get a surprise toy, $6.50.
Mamegoma Notebooks $3.99-$6.99, File Folders $2.99, Sticker Sheet Set $6.99, Pencil Case $30.95
Kutusita Nyanko Cats! Cute White Cat $11.99, Grey Cat $13.99, Black Coinpurse $13.99. Finger Puppet Grey or Black Cat, $8.99.
Did you hear about the MY LITTLE PONY PARTY on Saturday, May 5th? We are one of the stores participating in the party! Starting at 5pm, we will have a free gift with purchase and free My Little Pony giveaways. The Grilled Cheese Truck will be out front of JapanLA 7pm - 10pm. The My Little Pony Art Exhibition will be a few blocks away at Toy Art Gallery! Here are all the flyers! More info and details are coming!
RSVP for our Pony Party on Facebook HERE!
WE JUST ADDED A BUNCH OF NEW SALE ITEMS TO OUR ONLINE SHOP! HURRY AND GRAB THEM BEFORE THEY ARE GONE!
KUTUSITA NYANKO GOODIES!
Jun 6, 2011
A brand new shipment of Kutusita Nyanko products have arrived. "Kutsushita Nyanko" means socks cat and he is another cute character from the world of San-X, makers of Rillakuma.
There are Kutsushita Nyanko plushies, stickers, wallets, bags and pillows!
This isn't even everything! Come by the shop and see what else there is! If you're too far from us don't worry, we'll have all these items on the web store soon!
RILAKKUMA'S VALENTINES PARTY AT THE NEW JAPANLA FEB 12TH!
Feb 3, 2011
Happy Chinese New Year! Our new location opened today on Melrose. It is right around the corner from our old location at: 7320 1/2 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046. The new space is bigger and cuter than ever! Come by this weekend and check out the new shop! We have lots of great Valentine's Day gifts!
Our first party at the new store is Rilakkuma's Valentine's Day Party on Sat, Feb 12th. We will have new Rilakkuma items in stock from Japan! We are having lots of things going on too, including free gifts, food, drinks, and fun! The Rilakkuma Pop-Up Shop opens at 11am on Feb 12th, and the Valentine's Day Party begins at 7pm. This is a free event and all ages!
Feb 12, 13, 14, we are having a special DIY Rilakkuma Valentine's Day Card Making Room. You can make your own special Rilakkuma themed Valentine's Day card for someone special. Stickers, stamps, markers, paper, coloring sheets, etc will be provided by San-X.
Look for the coupon in this week's LA Weekly for a free set of Rilakkuma & Korilakkuma finger puppets!
And check out some of the new Rilakkuma plush just in time for V-Day!
Come to the party early to whisper the secret password* and get a free Crepe starting at 12pm, from the Crepe n' Around Truck, (1st 50 people). At 7pm, whisper the secret password for a free Grilled Cheese Sandwich, (1st 50 people). And 1st 100 people get free cake balls from Lil' Rae Cakes! Excite!
See you soon!
*Secret Password will be revealed on JapanLA's twitter the day of the event. So, follow us at www.twitter.com/japanla