Mass merchandiser LAOX announced the opening date of their first Fukuoka store- Apr. 27 (Fri.) at 10:00. Opening on the 4F of Canal City’s south building, it will also become Kyushu’s largest duty-free shop. The store, which spans 4,500 square meters, is divided into three sections. The duty free area includes electronics, watches, jewelry, brand goods, handicrafts and cosmetics. The second section is a “Hobby Zone” which replicates the streets of Akihabara, selling character-related items, railway models and figures of anime characters/pop idols. The third section will be targeted specifically at women, with the latest range of beauty items, cosmetics and more. Shop hours are 10:00 ~ 21:00.