The universe of Casio G-Shock is gigantic. With a set of experiences that traverses almost 40 years, it’s one of the more profound horological hare openings current aficionados can become associated with. What’s more, become invovled, they do — the G-Shock community is perhaps the most dynamic and strong via web-based media and the different watch discussions where vintage and restricted models are bought, sold, and exchanged.
If you’ve just encountered the G-Shocks that are promptly accessible at retail chains, you might be astonished to find the broadness and assortment of exceptional and restricted version G-Shocks that have been delivered throughout the long term, including the coordinated effort that we’re discussing today with the Gorillaz. Indeed, the Gorillaz — the British “virtual band” fronted by Blur’s Damon Albarn along with four virtual individuals made by craftsman Jamie Hewlett has really worked together with Casio on a G-Shock previously, and the new watches that have recently been declared are a creative expansion of the past joint effort. Let’s investigate what we have here.
Casio G-Shock Gorillaz Limited Edition Collection
- Case Material: Resin/Carbon
- Dial: Digital (DW-5600), Black with green accents (GA-2000)
- Dimensions: 42.9 x 42.8 x 13.4mm (DW-5600), 51.2 x 48.7 x 14.1mm (GA-2000)
- Water Resistance: 200 meters
- Movement: Module 3229 (DW-5600), Module 5590 (GA-2000)
- Strap/bracelet: Resin
- Price: $170
- Reference Number: GWB5600GZ-1, GA2000GZ-3A
- Expected Release: Available now in restricted amounts
This new scaled down assortment comprises of two watches using the DW-5600 and GA-2000 references as a base. For the unenlightened, the DW-5600 is fundamentally pretty much as exemplary as current G-Shock gets, with the recognizable square-molded case, an all digital readout, and, normally, the toughness you’d anticipate from any G-Shock. The GA-2000 is a larger and more contemporary design, using a combination of analog and digital presentations, a multi-layered dial, large fastens, and, in the fundamental assortment, a progression of upscale and dynamic tone options.
Each model takes craftsmanship related with the Gorillaz and reimagines it into the design and shading plan of the watch. The DW-5600 is roused by the band’s latest delivery, The Now Now, and highlights conspicuous blue and pink tones. At the point when the backlight is utilized, the word “NOW” glides on to the presentation, which is honestly beautiful futile, yet in addition irrefutably fun. The GA-2000 has a completely extraordinary look. It utilizes an unmistakable camo design as a recognition for the fine art of the Gorillaz’ self-named debut, which, in the event that you can trust it, was delivered right back in 2001. This release comes with two lashes, both camo, yet one out of a lot hazier tone, which I think makes the green on the dial truly pop. As you’d expect, the two watches come in packaging that is loaded with Gorillaz motivated work of art that coordinates the watch inside, with the DW-5600 coming in the customary G-Shock tin, and the GA-2000 of every a pleasant introduction box.
G-Shock restricted versions will in general rat rapidly, and these are no special case. The two watches are accessible in little amounts at select retailers. G-Shock