Jan 21, 2015

Hope you are having a cute year so far! We have Two Questions for you - 1. Are you a fan of Rilakkuma and Friends? and 2. Do you love cats? Well, this collection is for you! We present to you, the Rilakkuma Kitty Collection!

Get cozy in these Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma Mis-Matched Slippers. $34.99

Feeling sleepy while you study? Get this cute Desk Pillow available in Rilakkuma and Korilakkuma. $44.99

See it in action here!

Need a kleenex for kitty allergies? Use this Rilakkuma Kitty Tissue Box Holder to sniffle away! $42.99

Want the whole gang in ultra cuteness? Get them in a variety of sizes! Mini Plushes $17.99, 8 inch Plushes $27.99, or go big with the 16 inch Plushes $49.99!

Do your cats hide everything? Because these can store all of your cute stuff! Get the Plush Pouches ($24.99), Backpack Keychains ($23.99), Retractable Keychain Pass Cases ($23.99), and this Smart Phone Case at ($23.99) to keep your phone cute!

Share Rilakkuma Kitty with friends by sharing love notes! We’ve got Memo Sets ($7.50), Spiral Notebook ($6.99), Memo Pads ($6.99), and Mini Memo Pads ($2.75) for notes on the go!

We also got quite the selection of molds to make healthy eating cute for the new year!

Rilakkuma loves his pancakes! Make some cute pancakes with his face on it using our Rilakkuma Pancake Pan to keep your mornings extra lazy! $31.99

Make your food cuter by molding it into Rilakkuma and friends! Use the Rilakkuma & Kiiroitori Food Mold ($9.50), Large Rilakkuma Food Mold ($19.99), Ricemold Maker ($24.00), or make your sandwiches cute using the Rilakkuma Sandwich Mold!

Don’t forget! We have our 3rd Annual “JapanLA Detox Sale” happening THIS SATURDAY from 10am-8pm! Come shop the closets of @StephieeBeast (Stephiee, Creative Director of JapanLA Clothing), @Shrinkle (Amy of Sugarpill Cosmetics), @Japanla (Jamie!), @ChrissaSparkles (Host), and @GeekyGlamorous (Mandie of GeekyGlamorous.com). Click here to RSVP!

Have a wonderful day! xo


Oct 1, 2014

Just in time for Hello Kitty Con, the new JapanLA x Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Collection!!! This collection will go live on japanla.com, Thursday, Oct 2nd! The new HK 40th boxy and crop top is perfect to coordinate outfits with friends!

Wear the supercute skater skirt with the crop top or with your favorite top!

This print is also available in a flattering dress style that is perfect for any occasion.

The "All My Favorite Things" Print features Hello Kitty's top 40 favorite items that existed in the 70's, like the Hello Kitty coinpurse, calculator, telephone, and more! Choose the adorable Jumper or Dress!

This print is also available in a Kimono, featuring a cute, drapy fit!

Introducing the new tokidoki x Hello Kitty x JapanLA Collection! This print is based on the actual 10 foot statue that is in the Hello Kitty Exhibition this month! Jamie, the owner of JapanLA, is curating the art show, and was inspired by the statue, to put it on clothing! Available in a Kimono and Dress.

Also available in the Boxy Top! All are amazing!

Make sure to check out the Hello Kitty Exhibition, "Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty!" opening Oct 11th at the Japanese American National Museum! And, HK Con Oct 30th - Nov 2nd! We will have a booth at HK Con with art and clothing exclusives! More surprises to come!


Sep 25, 2014

This Saturday, Sep 27th, we are having a Sample Sale with one of our favorite brands, Crowded Teeth! We will have bags, wallets, coin bags, t-shirts, cellphone accessories at super sale prices.

We will also have one of a kind things that were never produced and retired items!!

Super cute T-Shirts starting at $5!!!!

Phone accessories and cases starting at $1

Fancy Wallets!!

Sale starts at 11am, Free and Open to the Public!! More info on the Crowded Teeth Facebook Event Page! Hope to see you there!

Also, Saturday, Sep 27th, is the Melrose Sidewalk Sale, all day! Stores on Melrose between Fairfax and La Brea will have racks outside with sale items. More info on the Melrose Sidewalk Sale Facebook Event.


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!


Aug 10, 2014

Hi Everyone! We have lots of new awesome items in stock at Japan LA right now!

Check out the new Street fighter X Sanrio figurines for $15.99. These are the ones that sold out at last month's Comic Con! Each box comes in a pair. Choose between Chun Li VS. Zangief, Ryu VS. Cammy, or Bison VS. E. Honda.

Not only do we have figurines, but we have the Series 3 Hello Kitty X Street Fighter Plush in stock for $25.99. Choose between Dhalism or Zangief. They both look rad! I love when they mix Hello Kitty with a boy character. Notice she has a beard and chest hair as Zangief, so funny!

This year is Hello Kitty's 40th Anniversary!  To celebrate, there are lots of special collectible items coming out, like these plushies. Each plush has a year and represents how Hello Kitty was drawn during that year. These aren't available online so call or email the store to order or come in to check them out! Hello Kitty Anniversary Season Plushes $19.25 each 

This Giant Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Plush is so adorable! Hello Kitty holding her cute bear with her classic overall outfit. She also has a cute red bow on her tail! She is 20" tall for only $64.00. We only have a few left of these, so call or email us to order one. Also, available in the store.

Relax and get comfy with these super soft and cuddly Sanrio Rolly Polly Plushes with Emoji faces! My Melody and Hello Kitty 10inch plush $16.00, 12inch $24.75.

Pick up theClassic Hello Kitty x Loungefly collection, XL Dome Bag $75, Duffle Bag $66, Wallet $40. Keep it OG!! 

We now carry Gundams! Build a pro Gundam model with one of our kits available in store and online. We have everything from beginner level to Master Grade. Small size $9.95, Medium size $19.95 - $29.95, Large size $30.95 - $109.95

Tara McPherson Prints are now available online and in store. We love these whimsical and mystical prints! $20.00 - $4.00

Camilla d'Errico prints are back in stock! We love her colorful feminine style. Check out our restock of her prints and some new ones we added, $24.00 in store or online.

Keep your days colorful and sparkly with 100% cruelty free and never tested on animals, Sugarpill Make-Up. Pressed shadows $12, Loose eyeshadows $12, Elektrocute Neon Pigments $16, Palettes $34. Available in store and online. 

Make sure to add us on instagram to get the most up-to-date info of products we get in the store and to see what we are up to!

Have a great week!


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.