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History

1952 Oct Kawada founded as a toy wholesaler in Tokyo
1962 Oct Kawada Industrial Co., Ltd. established as an independent manufacturing unit
Nov diablock brand of block toys launched
2007 Jan Tetsuo Koroyasu becomes President
2008 Feb Overseas Business Development Division established
Oct World-class miniature block toy nanoblock launched.
2010 June "nanoblock Neuschwanstein Castle Deluxe Edition" wins the Excellence Award in the High Target category at the 2010 Japan Toy Awards
2011 June "nanoblock Tokyo Skytree®" wins the Grand Prize in the High Target category at the 2011Japan Toy Awards
Oct "nanoblock Tokyo Skytree® Deluxe Edition" wins the Product Licensee Award at the 2011 Licensing of the Year
2012 Feb nanoblock nominated for the Toy of the Year in the United States
May First official nanoblock store opens in Tokyo Solamachi
Jul nanoblock wins the Brand License Award at the 2012 Licensing of the Year
Aug Countries and regions importing nanoblock products reach 31 in Asia, North America, Europe, etc.
2013 Sep Tetsuo Koroyasu becomes Chairman
Junichi Ishii becomes President
2014 Mar Train model of nanoblock "nano Guage" launched.
New block series "nanoblock+" launched.
Jun "nanoblock+ Basic set Standard" wins the Grand Prize in the Educational Toy category at the 2014 Japan Toy Awards.
"nano Guage Series" wins the Excellence Awards in the Inovative Toy category at the 2014 Japan Toy Awards.
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