About Hot Topic
Hot Topic specializes in 100% officially licensed music & pop culture apparel and accessories for our diverse, label-defying customers. All fandoms are welcome, from music, pop culture, anime, Funko and tons more. The first Hot Topic store opened in November 1989 in Montclair, CA. It has since grown to encompass 650+ stores across the U.S. and Canada, and a bustling online community at HOTTOPIC.COM and @hottopic on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.