Dec 13, 2012

We're so excited to present our JapanLA for Hello Kitty Men's ties and bow ties! These are 100% silk. Each tie comes packaged inside a shiny, black Hello Kitty box. Perfect for holiday gift giving!

We have skinny style in houndstooth, pink plaid, or black and white polka dot. Or choose regular style ties in navy blue allover print or yellow plaid. $35 each

Or if bow ties are more your speed, choose from black and white polka dot, pink plaid, or houndstooth. $30 each

There's still a bit of time to get those orders in for Christmas. Orders take 2-3 business days to arrive to you once shipped. We do our best to ship same day. Happy Holidays friends!


Dec 11, 2012

Martin Hsu pop-up shop opens this Saturday! THE HSU STORE will carry t-shirts, books, prints, and more from artist, Martin Hsu!

Martin will be here on Sunday, December 16th from 1-3pm for a meet n' greet.

"Money Cat Tamer" print FREE for the first 20 people who make a purchase from THE HSU STORE.

Pop-up shop runs December 15th through January 13th, 2013. Make sure to RSVP!


Nov 29, 2012

We're so excited to invite you to our launch of JapanLA for Hello Kitty Clothing Line!

Party is open to the public and runs from 7pm - 10pm Friday November, 30th.

*Free gift with any purchase from the JapanLA Clothing Company line! (while supplies last)

*Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

*Hello Kitty herself will be here to take pictures with!

If you can't make it to the party, JapanLA for Hello Kitty items will be available for purchase online at our website beginning at 11:30am on November 30th. Here are the items that will be up for purchase! Available sizes are small, medium, and large. All items are MADE IN THE USA.

Hello Kitty Face Dress in Red $85

Hello Kitty Face Dress in Black $85

Hello Kitty Face Skirt in Black $65

Here's KREAYSHAWN wearing the face skirt!

Badtz Maru Suspender Denim Skirt $85

KREAYSHAWN wearing the Badtz Maru Suspender Skirt.

Hello Kitty Galaxy Leggings. All the leggings are made of polyester/spandex and hug your legs for a flattering fit, $65

Hello Kitty Comic Leggings $65

Hello Kitty Afro Leggings $65

Hello Kitty Classic Leggings $65

We hope you can join us for this exciting event! Make sure to R.S.V.P. via Facebook!


Nov 27, 2012

We love tacky holiday items here at JapanLA! Let's get that holiday season kicked off with a sprinkle of glitter, shine, and tacky! We're back again with a collection of holiday sweaters and vests! These vintage items are available in various sizes and styles.

Choose a vest for $20

or a sweater for $25!

Tacky Holiday sweaters are available in store or by phone/email order only.

Do you need some matching headgear to wear with your sweater? Of course you do! Regular Santa hats are BORING! Spice things up with this knit Santa hat with detachable beard! $38

Christmas Tree $42

Snowman $38

How about something a little cuter? We just got these precious Hello Kitty holiday stockings. Pink one plays music, "We Wish You a Merry Christmas". Red $32 Pink $36

Hats available in store and online. All other items are available in store or via phone (323)934-5201 or email order myorder@japanla.com


Nov 19, 2012

We've got a ton of deals for this Friday, November 23rd! Ready, Set, Freebie!

1.) Purchase ANY Newbreed Brand t-shirt for men or women and receive a pair of Newbreed Girl knee-high socks FREE.

2.) Spend $10 on ANYTHING in store and receive a pair of Hello Kitty panties for women, FREE! Sizes small, medium, and large available. Various colors/styles available. One per person, while supplies last.

3.) Spend $20 on ANYTHING in store and receive a Hello Kitty pajama set OR towel dress FREE! Sizes small, medium, and large available. Various colors/styles available. One per person, while supplies last.

4.) Purchase ANYTHING in the store, regardless of value and receive this Hello Kitty poster by Crowded Teeth FREE! One poster per person.

5.) Stop by the store on Black Friday and say the password, "PEEKABOO" for a free bar of soap! This soap was exclusively available at the Sanrio 50th Anniversary Art Show as part of Peekaboo Monster's 'Fight Club' Hello Kitty art exhibit. The soap is made by Level Naturals, it smells nice and is great for your skin and has your favorite Sanrio character stamped into the soap. No purchase necessary for soap, one per person. $20 value. While supplies last.

Speaking of Peekaboo Monster, we have discounted these giant Hello Kitty statues made by him! Each statue comes inside an acrylic case that measures 32" high and 26" across. The figures themselves measure approx. 26" high.

Pink Glitter

Hand-Painted Glow In The Dark

Hand-Painted Black Eye

These statues were regularly priced at $7,000 each. New asking price is $3,500 or best offer. Offers can be made in person or via phone (323)934-5201.


Q: Can I combine all offers?

A:  Yes, you can combine all offers. 

Q: How do I get all the Black Friday giveaways?

A: Buy a Newbreed Girl Tee for $25, and get the free socks. This means you spent over $10 to get the free HK undies, spent over $20 to get the HK PJs or towel, and purchased something to receive the poster. Tell us the soap password and get the free soap! 

Q: I'm confused. Will you be there on Friday to explain?

A: Yes, come on in!

Q: What time do you open on Black Friday?

A: We will be open our regular time 11:30am-7:30pm. You have time to hit up your 5am shopping at Best Buy, have breakfast, and then stop by JapanLA for free stuff. We have lots to give away, so make sure to add us to your Black Friday Plan!

All the free items are one per person (up to five freebies per person). Free items may not be swapped or traded up. Meaning, you can't get two underwear instead of pajamas. All offers are IN-STORE only.

Hope to see you Friday!


Nov 13, 2012

Join us next week for a Galaxxxy brand pop-up shop! JapanLA will be hosting Tokyo based label, Galaxxxy for a pop-up shop celebrating the opening of their U.S. webshop.

Galaxxxy is a Tokyo based label that mixes bright colors and prints. They have collaborated with major anime series including Neon Genesis Evangelion, Panty and Stocking, and Gurren Lagen! Most recently they worked with Harajuku fashion icon and recording artist Kyary Pamyu Pamyu.

Pop-Up Shop will run November 19th through December 2nd. Make sure to R.S.V.P. on the facebook event page!


Nov 9, 2012

We just got in the *NEW* tokidoki x Hello Kitty Collaboration! This print is super cute in person and has Hello Kitty dressed in a pink leopard outfit surrounded by gems, tokidoki feline friends, pearls, and sparkles with gold hardware.

8" Plush comes in a pink dust bag, $28. iPad Sleeve: $40, iPhone 4 Case (includes screen protector): $36, Pen with charm: $8.00 and key chain: $24

Cross-body bag, (9.5" x 8" x 1"): $120, Wrislet (4.5" x 6.5" x .5"): $45, Make-Up Pouch (4.5" x 7.5" x 4"): $55, Coin Bag (2.5" x 4.75" x .5"): $24

Bowling Bag (8" x 10" x 8"): $135, Tote Bag (12.5" x 15" x 3.5"): $160 and Handbag (10.25" x 13" x 7.25"): $160

If you purchase $30+ or more before tax from the collection you will receive this tokidoki x Hello Kitty desk calendar FREE! While supplies last. Limited quantities.

The above items are available for order by emailing, myorder@japanla.com or calling us at (323)934-5201. We can accept credit cards or Paypal.

We also got some new tokidoki apparel in! Check out this cute Muertino t-shirt for ladies! $24 Check out more new offerings from tokidoki here.

Chilly weather means it's time to break out the sweatshirts! We love this new Hello Kitty pullover with leopard glasses! Check out more new Hello Kitty apparel here.

Just in time for Thanksgiving we got this Hello Kitty REVERSIBLE plush! Choose Hello Kitty holding a drumstick or turn her inside out to become the cutest turkey ever! This plush is 2 in 1! She has a zipper in the back to flip the plush inside out. $28 available by email or phone order only.

Tons more new items in-store! Come visit us this weekend. We've got a bunch of items on sale and need to make room for even more new items coming to the shop! We also have two events coming up very soon, R.S.V.P. for the Iron Fist Sample Sale and Galaxxxy Pop-Up Shop!