nanoblock® nominated for the Toy of the Year in the United States.
Company name notation changed from Kawada Co., Ltd. (written in Kanji of family name) to Kawada Co., Ltd. (written in Katakana for public image).
First official nanoblock store® opens in Tokyo Solamachi.
nanoblock® wins the Brand License Award at the 2012 Licensing of the Year.
Countries and regions importing nanoblock products reach 31 in Asia, North America, Europe, etc.