VALENTINE'S DAY GIFT IDEAS & SPECIAL ONE-DAY POP-UP!

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!

HAPPY CUTE YEAR! GOODS FOR A KAWAII HOME & LIME CRIME!

Jan 10, 2014

Looking to get things in order for 2014? WITH CUTE!? Well, JapanLA has got you covered! Here's a step-by-step guide on how to utilize these adorable items in your everyday life!

Join the Little Twin Stars for breakfast or any meal of the day, with this adorable set of utensils! Available in-store only, call to order today!

Rectangle Plate $16.50, Star Plate $23, Round Plate $12.50


Round Plate $12.50, Bowl $12.50, Cup $9


Those plates need cute desserts! Check out these silicone Hello Kitty baking molds, perfect for baking yummies! Available in-store only, call to place an order.

Hello Kitty Cake Mold $16 and the Mini Muffin Mold $19.95



Take your drink to-go with these aluminum canteens! Perfect for ice cold water or a warm cup of tea! Available in Hello Kitty, Little Twin Stars, and My Melody! $24


Time to go out on the town! Get ready with some of your favorite jewelry in these Hello Kitty Jewelry Boxes! Cute and practical storage? Yes please! 3-Drawer Jewelry Box $42.50 and 2-Drawer Jewelry Box $30



Your lips are rejoicing! We just received the NEW Pink Velvet Velvetine by Lime Crime! We've also stocked up on Suedeberry and Red Velvet. Click here to order online or call to place an order! $20


Girl, you gotta keep those lips in check! Check out these cute Mirror/Comb Mirror Compacts available in Hello Kitty and My Melody! Available in-store. $9.50



Keep your Velvetine AND that compact in these cute Camila d'Errico Makeup Pouches!

"Dream Melt" 9"x6" - $26 & "Sweet Forgotten Things" 8"x5" - $20


What's left? All you gotta do is grab your coat off this Rilakkuma Plush Hanger! Perfect hanger for your favorite bear to hang out in your clothes! $21.99


Now you can walk out your front door, stop and smell the roses, and say 2014 will be the BEST YEAR EVER! Come visit us in-store or shop online to get all of your goodies for the new year!

LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS GIFTS!!!

Dec 20, 2013

Is procrastination getting the best of you this holiday season? Never fear, JapanLA is here! Check out these awesome last minute Christmas gifts that'll make you look like the good guy!

We got these ultra cute Tokidoki tops that'll make you CRAY CRAY! Available S, M, L, XL. Check them out here!

Donutella Donuts Longsleeve. $65


Unicorno Pop Star T-Shirt. $35


Toki Gathering All Over T-Shirt. $35


HOORAY!!! Your favorite cat tights are back in stock! Give them to the sassy lady in your life. Get them before they're gone! $24.


You need huge cute pillows! The ultimate gift of all - comfort! Available in-store only.

Giant Hello Kitty Head Plush. $100


Korilakkuma Body Pillow. Cover is removable to wash! (Available in Rilakkuma and Bunny Korilakkuma) $60


Don't be a downer! The Super Emo Friends are here to celebrate the holidays!…kind of. Framed Prints $30



Feel the holiday spirit with this pretty Hello Kitty plush! Sweet as a red velvet cupcake! Available in-store only. Call to order today!

$28


Hurry before Christmas creeps on us next week! All the cute is waiting for a new home under the tree!

CHOO CHOO CAT, ALPACAS, AND SONNY ANGELS!

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!

RILAKKUMA SPARKLE HOLIDAY EVENT THIS SATURDAY!

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.

BLACK FRIDAY DEALS, MIGHTY WALLETS POP-UP SHOP!

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 JapanLA.com,the Dynomighty Holiday Shop in Union Square NYC, or Dynomighty.com 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.

ONCH X HELLO KITTY LAUNCH PARTY + TONS OF NEW STUFF!

Nov 15, 2013

What's up Friday? CUTE EVENTS AND CUTE MERCH. I don't think you're ready for this jelly.

Onch Movement for Hello Kitty Launch Party!


Hello Kitty and jewelry designer Onch Movement are collaborating again!! Just in time for the Holiday gift-giving season! 

The launch party and trunk show will be at JapanLA on Saturday, November 23, 7pm-10pm. It will give fans of both brands the opportunity to preview and try on the collection. The first 50 guests will receive a Hello Kitty goodie bag!

A super limited number of pieces will be available for purchase at the launch party.  The lucky few guests that purchase a piece from the collection that night will receive an exclusive gift bag from Sanrio and Onch Movement. 

Come enjoy sweet treats provided by Pocky, beverages by Hint Water and Sapporo, and photo opps with Hello Kitty and Onch!

RSVP here on Facebook! Join the festivities and see if you can spot any familiar faces :) 

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AHHH! JapanLA Clothing x San-X Rilakkuma Cardigans have ARRIVED! Get cozy this winter with Rilakkuma! Get them while you can, they'll be selling like hotcakes! Literally. Limited quantities available, $140


Pumping iron at the gym? Show off dem arms in our new Funky Catsterz Muscle Tee! Available online and in-store for $24


KIGU PARTY! Tons of new Kigus available online and in-store! Click Here to see them all! $60

Pug or Fox?


New Licensed Characters $75 - Disney's Chip & Dale!


Feeling cute & hungry? Hello Kitty's gotchu! Hello Kitty plush that turns into a hot dog! Available in-store only. $28



New Robot Sanrio Friends $60 and Sanrio Comic Strip Backpack $48 available in-store. Get yours today!


If you have the chance to come by this weekend, TONS of NEW Hello Kitty Plush ready to occupy your life! Multiple sizes available! Available in-store only.


Have a party with your wallet this weekend! :)