Today the Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport is finally opened to the public! With over 400 outlets and stores in the mall, Lalaport is expected to be the next popular shopping hub with outlets from Japan like Jonetz by Don Don Donki, Ippudo and many more. Let’s look at the 6 Japanese stores that are opening for the first time in Malaysia at the first Lalaport in Southeast Asia! (With photos of the stores in ??Japan, so that you get the feel!)
IKEA, but make it Japanese, and you'll get NITORI. This furniture and speciality store offers unexpected value for ?money. They aim to provide the foundation of prosperous home living to the global community.
You can expect some simple, minimalistic and space-savvy furniture made to fit small spaces in Japanese houses that you often see on J-dramas. This will also be the first NITORI in Southeast Asia.
Nojima has opened up in Cambodia, Singapore and now in Malaysia. It has been one of the leading digital & home appliance speciality stores in the Japanese retail market. Each of their stores aims to provide expert personal consulting services to meet their customers’ needs.
A wide range of products with attractive prices are awaiting you! Along with furniture and furnishings, in collaboration with their local subsidiary, Courts Malaysia.
Coo&RIKU is the largest pet store chain in Japan. With about 20 shops in Japan, you can expect nothing less from them. Moreover, the first Coo&RIKU in Malaysia have an attached cat cafe (with real ?cats, not maid cats) where customers can interact with over 50 cats of various breeds ~miao?.
There will be 4 different themes in the cafe, so get ready your cameras with empty memory cards, guys!
In 1984, Donq was born in Sapporo. It then slowly spread nationwide throughout Japan. In 2006, they established their own brand specializing in mini croissants called Mini One.
In Japan, these small delights of various flavours are made on the spot, and this writer believes that you can expect the same from their first branch in Malaysia.
Japanese style glasses anyone? Zoff aims to turn glasses into familiar items, as familiar as daily wear t-shirts and pants, you could say. Their glasses are comfortable and durable, and at the same time, gives you a fresh look.
These glasses will make you look like you can solve any murder cases with a red bowtie (*ehem* Conan) or just be a side character to glasses-kun.
Ok, this one is not exactly a store? but we would like to include it in our list, as well. With around 40 nurseries decorating their ?belt, Star Child is opening its first branch in Malaysia, here in Lalaport!
They aim to provide quality daycare through their newly developed original educational content with their original teaching method named WALLET (W for Watching, A for Activating, L for Listening, E for Expressing and T for Thinking).
So, what do you think about the stores? Will you be attending the opening of Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport today? Because if you are, then don’t forget to check out these 6 Japanese stores that are opening for the first time in Malaysia!