2020 marks the 10th anniversary since the creation of Pusheen’s very first comics and GIFs. To help celebrate, JapanLA, known for its fan-centric branded pop-ups will be hosting an official digital Pusheen pop-up shop on July 11-12th. Fans will be able to shop live and interact on the new Popshop Live Shopping App live-streamed from JapanLA Little Tokyo.
The pop-up shop will include hundreds of Pusheen items including plush, clothing, bags, accessories, and special limited edition 10th Anniversary merchandise.
There will be giveaways including an Exclusive Pusheen x JapanLA Enamel Pin Free w/$25 purchase, Free Pusheen headband & sticker, (while supplies last), and a chance to win a Jumbo Pusheen.
The Pusheen pop-up shop will be set up at JapanLA Little Tokyo from Saturday, July 11 through July 26, with more live-stream events planned during these weeks.
Pusheen is a chubby tabby cat who became famous through her online comics and bouncy animated GIFs, posted on her “self-run” blog, Pusheen.com. Today, she has licensed merchandise in over 60 countries and is well-known around the world for her popular Facebook chat stickers, which are sent between users more than ten million times per day.
Pusheen’s presence has expanded to merchandise such as clothing, plush toys, collectibles, and more. Pusheen has 8.8 million followers on Facebook and 2 million on Instagram.
JapanLA is known for selling cute character brands from Japan and items inspired by Japanese and L.A. Pop Culture. The first location opened in 2006 on Melrose Ave., in Los Angeles, and expanded to a 2nd location in Little Tokyo/Downtown L.A. that focuses on branded pop up shops. Past pop up shops have included Studio Ghibli, Pokemon, Rilakkuma, and more.
About Popshop Live:
Popshop Live is a live-streaming shopping app at the intersection of social, e-commerce, and entertainment. Popshop Live curates exciting and interactive shows that engage shoppers, creating a true community, and allowing for a convenient checkout. Popshop Live is the eCommerce born today that gives customers an immersive, interactive, and entertaining shopping experience. Download the free app on the Apple Store and use code “KAWAII” to follow the JapanLA channel.