Sep 3, 2014

Join us this Saturday for a special Valfre Pop-Up Party at JapanLA, 7pm-10pm!

There will be a special Meet & Greet with Isle Valfre, creator of the Valfre brand. Say hello and take a picture with her. She was recently featured on Nylon Magazine talking about her inspiration for her "quirky and insightful illustrations that capture the essence of what it feels like to be a girl."

The Valfre Pop-Up Shop will have lots of items to choose from including Prints, like this adorable "Too bored to stay home, too lazy to go out," print. We will have 14 different prints to choose from. Prints are 18" x 24", printed on premium linen paper, $48 each.

Valfre phone cases for Iphone 5/5S/5C and Galaxy 4, 12 designs to choose from, $24 each.

Flash Mob Oversized Bag, $76! This print will also be available in a backpack, $112 (not shown).

So much cute stuff! Muscle Tees and T-Shirts! I love this "Holy Chic" Tee! There will be lots more styles to choose from!

Accessories like coin purses, tote bags, and adorable journals, (3 to choose from), but of course I love the cat one!

Free "Star Freckles" face painting, inspired by Valfre's illustrations, like this "Mermaid in a Can," Print, (will be available at the pop-up shop!)

Free Soda provided by Jarritos!

Cake Balls by Lil' Rae Cakes will be available to purchase!!

Jogasaki Sushi Burrito Truck will be parked out front! (photo by Tatiana Arbogast)

Come early! First 30 people get a free Valfre Sticker!! JapanLA will be open Saturday 11am - 6:30pm, and then reopen 7pm-10pm for the party!

More info and to RSVP, go to our Facebook Events page!


Aug 22, 2014

Do you have your Hello Kitty Convention outfits ready? JapanLA Clothing has got you covered! The Hello Kitty Schoolgirl Outfit is perfect for HK Con, Halloween, and everyday! Comes as a set, $90. Made in the USA, by JapanLA Clothing.

The School Girl Set features Hello Kitty on the skirt and collar, with a special Hello Kitty School Emblem.

Hello Kitty Male Fans! We have some awesome tees for you! This is an official "JapanLA for Hello Kitty" collaboration item. Classic Hello Kitty on super soft, black 100% cotton t-shirt, $35. Made in the USA.

Also available in a charcoal grey t-shirt with Monochrome Hello Kitty faces. Your guy will love, $35.

Mark your calendars for a special Meet & Greet with Miss Kika! She will be at JapanLA on August 30th, 1pm-3pm signing and hand-detailing prints! Say Hello, take a photo with her, and buy some prints.

We have just restocked the last of the Miss Kika "Moonlight Legend" Tops! Hurry and grab your size before they sell out again!

The Crowded Teeth Underwater Cosmos Swimsuit is perfect your underwater adventures, $75!

Underwater Cosmos is also available in leggings: $65, and a dress: $75.

So much more cute stuff in the store! Come by this weekend and visit us!


Jun 9, 2014

JapanLA is turning 8 years old and we want to "Celebrate with Friends" aka YOU! Join us at the shop this Saturday, June 14th from 6pm-10pm. All ages welcome. Free to attend.

♥Meet n’ Greet with Hello Kitty. Come meet the lovely kitty herself and take photos!

♥Twinsie Outfit Contest. Grab a pal and dress up in your cutest twin outfits. Prizes awarded to the best set(s) of twins!

♥Shop new collections from JapanLA Clothing Company including Sanrio Friends, tokidoki Savannah, Melty Ice Cream, and Toy Dinos!

♥Meet n’ Greet with singer/songwriter Traci Hines. Traci is best known for her Little Mermaid "Part of Your World" cover and transforming into multiple Disney personalities.

♥ Adorkable Apparel Pop-Up Shop. Shop the latest fashions from Traci Hines' Adorkable Apparel line!

♥Lil’ Rae Cakes Pop-Up Shop. Jenny Rae will be here selling her delicious cake balls!

♥Complimentary Jarritos Soda to keep up that energy while you shop! While supplies last.

♥Prize Wall Game Spend $30 (pre-tax) on any JapanLA store merchandise (Adorkable Apparel excluded) and receive a voucher good for one try at our Prize Wall Game. Every voucher is a winner. Top prizes worth up to $60. One voucher per person while supplies last.

Thanks to our prize sponsors: Adorkable Apparel, JapanLA Clothing, Kigurumi Shop, Loungefly, Sanrio, San-X, and tokidoki!

Just in time for our party we got a bunch of new San-X items including Rilakkuma, Mamegoma, Sentimental Circus! Also in stock hologram purses, tokidoki t-shirts, brass Star Wars rings, and more! Come celebrate with us this weekend! Make sure to RSVP to our party on Facebook.


Jun 4, 2014

Come join us at the shop on Saturday, June 14th to celebrate 8 years in business!

For full details and to RSVP visit our Facebook.


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!


Dec 13, 2013

We’re so excited to welcome Choo Choo Cat to the U.S.! Choo Choo Cat is a special line from Korea based company, Jetoy. The images used on their products are based off the owner’s real cats, so cute!

You can read up more on Choo Choo Cat at Cute in Korea! Choose from stationery, notebooks, pens, fans, totes, and more! We’re listed some items online but make sure to stop by the shop to see the adorable holiday display of goods!

We’re including these precious Choo Choo Cat Holiday postcards with every purchase while supplies last too.

You guys have been asking for them, it’s Arpakasso aka fluffy alpaca plush from Japan! These special items are typically only available from crane game machines in Japan but we were able to receive a special order of them! Choose from 7" mini-size in leopard scarf, 12" size, 18” size in sailor or leopard scarf, or giant 25” size!

Sonny Angels figures are back! Each blind-boxed figure comes wearing an adorable themed outfit. Choose from Animal Series 1, 2, 3, or 4, Marine, Vegetable, Fruit, or the special, limited-edition Christmas 2013 figures! These make for great stocking stuffers. $8 each

If you’re looking for something to cuddle up in during the chilly winter months we’ve re-stocked our Monster’s Inc. Sulley Kigurumi Costume, Chip or Dale Kigurumi, Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma hats, and Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma kigurumi costumes!

We’ve got tons more great stuff in store, stop by the shop this weekend!


Nov 26, 2013

Get your holiday shopping off to a kawaii start! We've got lots of amazing deals beginning this Thursday, November 28th through this Monday, December 2nd, 2013. Online and in-store.

Hello Kitty Afro, Galaxy, or Comic Leggings ON SALE $30 each! (regular price $65)

Hello Kitty Mini Skirt ON SALE $30 (regular price $65)*

Badtz Maru Suspender Skirt ON SALE $50 (regular price $85)*

Hello Kitty Polka Dot Dress ON SALE $30 (regular price $65)*

Sanrio Character Bodycon Dresses ON SALE $30 each (regular price $65)*

San-X Character Bodycon Dresses ON SALE $30 each (regular price $65)*

Men's Hello Kitty Polka Dot Tie and Bowtie ON SALE $25 & $20 (regular price $35 & $30)*

We've got a new pop-up shop joining us for the holidays!

Dynomighty, makers of Mighty Wallet the original Tyvek® wallet, have partnered with the amazingly radiant kawaii store JapanLA in Los Angeles for an exclusive artist series and pop-up shop. Working with world renowned brands tokidoki, TKDK, and top tier artists 64 Colors, Aya Kakeda, TADO, Luke Chueh, and Camilla d'Errico, they created a limited edition series of wallets that showcase the characteristics surrounding JapanLA. 

Officially opening November 29th, the pop-up shop within JapanLA is a unique chance for the west coast to get a first hand look at some amazing art, and pick up an exclusive wallet, just in time for the holidays! If you can't make it to JapanLA between November 29th, and December 31st you can go to,the Dynomighty Holiday Shop in Union Square NYC, or starting December 6th to pick out your favorite. 

This exclusive artist series is for a limited time, and will be sold exclusively through JapanLA and Dynomighty throughout the month of December!

Purchase any two Dynomighty Wallets from the Pop-Up Shop and receive a FREE Dynomighty mystery wallet! (while supplies last)**

Purchase $20 or more of anything tokidoki and receive a blind-box Royal Pride figure, FREE! (while supplies last)**

Purchase $20 or more of anything Sanrio and receive a 2014 Sanrio Datemate Calendar, FREE! (while supplies last)**

Take 30% off all Y.R.U. shoes! (regular price $59.99-$74.99)*

iPhone 4 Chara Covers ON SALE $10 (regular price $29.99)*

Spend $20 or more on anything in-store at JapanLA and receive this Chara Covers Giant Tote, FREE!**

*Sale prices good November 28th, 2013 through December 2nd, 2013. Online and in-store. All sale items are final sale.

**All gift with purchase promotions are IN-STORE only.