Where to Buy KPop Albums and Merch in Cebu?

It really is a struggle for international fans whenever Kpop idols have a comeback as we don’t have the same accessibility as the Korean stans on their albums. We cannot just walk to any music store and immediately find them displayed there.

Photo from N.Cat Philippines Facebook Page

For Filipino stans, especially Cebuanos, it is especially difficult. Now that many of our Kpop idols like the confident queens ITZY, the hot vocals SEVENTEEN, and even the OG’s Super Junior and Girl’s Generation had their comeback, it is a must that we know where to find their albums.

Ncat Philippines

You might have already gone in on this pretty store. N.Cat is Korea’s #1 accessory store, so Filipinos do love to come here for accessory fashion trends like jewelry, bags and novelty items, but did you know that they also sell Kpop albums here?

Photo from SM SM Seaside City Cebu (Official) Facebook Page

At the top of the Korean wave, Kpop idols often top the music charts in the Philippines. Their albums though are hard to find which is why N. Cat is a stan’s paradise for they have K-Pop merch, official K-Pop albums and even BT21 merch.

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact location: 

  • SM Seaside- Lower Ground Level, City Wing, SM Seaside City Cebu in South Road Properties (SRP), Cebu City
  • Ayala Center- Cardinal Rosales Ave, Cebu Business Park, Cebu City

BY MYBUS: 

  • SM Seaside- You can take a FREE MyBus ride from/to BDO Fuente Osmena from 8:20 am to 10:00pm. You can also ride any MyBus from SM City Cebu, Talisay, Mandaue City, Parkmall, and any Cibus to get to and from SM Seaside Drop-off point is at the City Wing Entrance.
  • Ayala Center- Take any beep/jeep that will ply through Ayala Center Cebu. PUJ’s like 12L, 04L, 13C.

BY Car: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Ayala Center Cebu” or “SM Seaside” in Cebu City. Parking space is available.

Fan Base Café & Store

Now, this one is a much more relaxed setting of purchase. A mix of both worlds this cafe is also a store. It celebrates the variety of characters or hobbies of fans and any group through food, beverage, anime, music, figures, games and more.

Photo from Fan Base Cafe & Store Facebook Page

So, if you are a fangirl/fanboy or a part of a fandom then this café will be a great meeting place.  They have official and unofficial merchandise in store so you can purchase while drinking a cup of coffee or milk tea.

Product list

  • K-Pop merch
  • Anime merch
  • Skincare & Beauty products
  • Apparel
  • Food & Beverage

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO GET THERE?

Exact location: 2/F Barba Press Building, 715 Osmeña Blvd, Kamagayan, Cebu City (across SSS)

BY BUS: Ride any bus/jeep that would pass by SSS or is bound for Colon.

BY CAR: Navigate with Waze or Google Maps and set your destination to “Fan Base Café & Store” in Cebu City. Parking space is available.

Prepare yourself and your wallet for the ultimate budol of your Kpop idols’ albums, especially to those who stan more than one group.

Also, if you’ve read this then it’s just in time for the much-awaited return of the famous girl group BLACKPINK.



Marel Baluyos
Marel Baluyoshttp://www.sugbo.ph
"Cebu is my always."

Chemical Engineer / Associate Editor | Bantayan Island, Cebu

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