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Japanese Pop Culture

Little Tokyo



Non Factory

Metro Station: Little Tokyo/Arts District

Walking Distance: 5 minutes/0.2 mile

Address: 110 S San Pedro St Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 620-0314

Hours: Sun & Mon 12pm-7pm; Tue-Sat 11am-8pm




More cool skateboards and personalized skateboard fittings, t-shirts, shoes, and hoodies than even a dedicated boarder could imagine. Plus walls of skate-abilia in a non-pushy, definitely non-factory environment. They've been in the skateboard business for over thirty years; they've seen all the cool skateboards roll in and out, so they'll know what's hot and what works for you. Check out their customized boards painted with the L.A. skyline- we've unofficially chosen them as the official Personal Urban Transportation vehicles of L.A. Electric Travel. Grab a couple of Non-Factory cool skateboards and roll your way to the nearest metro station.




Pop Killer Second

Metro Station: Little Tokyo/Arts District, Gold Line

Walking Distance: 4 minutes/0.2mile

Address: 343 E 2nd St., Los Angeles 90012

Phone: (213) 625-1372

Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11am-11pm; Fri, Sat 11am-12am



pop killer

If you can't make it to "Big Tokyo" to load up on Japanese pop art trinkets, take the Gold Line to Little Tokyo. Pop Killer sells the weird, the wacky, the indescribable and the unnecessary (who really needs a suicide gun wallet or an inflatable moose head)? Personally, we're saving up for the instructions on how to build a desktop Theremin.



Sci Arc Supply Store

Metro Station: Little Tokyo/Arts District, Gold Line

Walking Distance: 6 minutes/0.3 mile

Address: 811 Traction Ave #1A, Los Angeles 90013

Phone: (213) 687-0854

Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat, Sun Noon-5pm



sci arc store

The art supplies annex for students at the Sci Arc architecture school and anyone else longing to sketch towers to the sky or build a model of their dream house. Pens and sketchbooks of course, (including Copic markers, the pro's choice) but they also carry hardwood, plastic, metal, foam core and molded wood shapes for model making.



Entertainment Hobby Shop Jungle

Metro Station: Little Tokyo/Arts District, Gold Line

Walking Distance: 2 minutes/0.1 mile

Address: 319 E. 2nd St., #103 Los Angeles 90012

Phone: (213) 621-1661

Hours: Weekdays 12pm-8pm Closed Tues; Sat 11am-8pm; Sun 11am-7pm



Anime Jungle

Everything anima and manga. Wearable, watchable, frameable, portable, huggable, listenable and collectible (edible at your own risk). Plus piles of pop art comics, gothic toys and fashion accessories from Japanese designers.




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