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It's been voted the Best Toy Store in Las Vegas and it just announced its opening a new location here in Minnesota.

If you're looking to get a jump on your holiday shopping-- and you have kids-- then you might want to keep your eyes and ears peeled for a brand new location of a popular toy store that's set to open soon here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Kappa Toys is a toy store that's been making noise for nearly a decade now. They currently they operate two permanent retail locations in Las Vegas, where they were recently named 2023 Top Toy Store by Las Vegas Weekly.

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According to the Kappa Toys website, the store is all about and is on a mission to 'encourage people of all ages to have fun and celebrate play. They focus on introducing customers to new designs while maintaining a carefully curated selection of classic nostalgia toys,' the site says.

Kappa Toys features an amazing selection of classic and nostalgic toys, old and young alike can create fun shopping memories! Stop by to play with all the toys, and check out the newest trends from Japan and beyond. Featuring a tokidoki shop-in-shop experience, and a bear-cute Rilakkuma section.

And Kapp Toys just announced they're opening their third location, this time here in Minnesota. According to this new release from trade site International Licensing, Kappa Toys is coming to the Mall of America this fall.

"At over 5,000 square feet, this will be the biggest Kappa Toys yet – with space for all the toys! Special Shop in Shop feature brands will include: tokidoki, Studio Ghibli, Rilakkuma, and Sumikko Gurashi – just to name a few," the release said.

And, Kappa Toys' new location here in the Gopher State-- its first outside Las Vegas-- is set to be open in time for the holiday season 2023 too. Exciting! Meanwhile, speaking of nostalgia and the holidays, keep scrolling to check out what the hottest toys were each Christmas when YOU were a kid!

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LOOK: The top holiday toys from the year you were born

With the holiday spirit in the air, it’s the perfect time to dive into the history of iconic holiday gifts. Using national toy archives and data curated by The Strong from 1920 to today, Stacker searched for products that caught hold of the public zeitgeist through novelty, innovation, kitsch, quirk, or simply great timing, and then rocketed to success.

Gallery Credit: Jacob Osborn & Peter Richman


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