Japanese watches


Seiko Ananta Spring Drive Moon Phase Japanese watches

In the beginning of this year, at Basel 2010 trade show, the Japanese brand has introduced one of the most brilliant members of the Ananta series: the Seiko Ananta Spring Drive Moon Phase (ref. SNR023) watch. Although coming with virtually no decoration that we usually expect from a European watch, the new timepiece from Seiko looks as refined as a ceremonial Tachi sword.


Citizen Alterna Pilot Eco-Drive (ref. VO10-6832T) Japanese watches

Thinking about yet another Swiss or Germany made B-Uhr homage? The new Citizen Alterna Pilot Eco-Drive is an inexpensive pilot's watch that sports a refreshingly cool dial layout and a high-grade Japanese Eco-Drive Cal. 8637 quartz movement. And its medium-sized stainless steel body, which is attached to the wrist with a black NATO strap, is treated with cool-looking black PVD coating.


Casio Pathfinder PAG240-1, PAG240B-2 and PAG240T-7 models introduced Japanese watches

The Japanese watchmaking company has presented three more versions of their popular Casio G-Shock Pathfinder model range known for its rugged durability with functionality specifically designed for those spending their holidays not on a salty beach, but in forests and mountains. Available soon as refs. PAG240-1, PAG240B-2 and PAG240T-7, the three gadgets offer the same approach to exterior design that seems to be inspired by their highly successful G-Shock line, but are targeted at persons leading an even more active lifestyle.


Choosing a Diving Watch: A small buyer’s guide Buyer's Guide / Japanese watches / Swiss Watches

Summer is in full swing and people are flocking to the seaside to swim, and dive, and have fun. And some are still not sure what kind of diving watch should they choose before going underwater. In this small overview we at WorldWatchReview.com try to find an ideal 'real' diving wristwatch for our readers covering both the "affordable" and "premium" categories of mechanical divers.


Casio G-Shock Frogman GWF1000-1 with Dive Time Measurement Mode Japanese watches

With this new Casio G-Shock Frogman GWF 1000-1 model, the iconic Frogman -the model that was created specifically for scuba diving- has received a major facelift. Of course, being a member of the G-Shock family, the update wasn't limited to just looks like it is almost always the case with dressier Submariners and hundreds of wannabes. The main change is hidden behind the timekeeper's resin-clad outer shell.


Casio G-Shock GIEZ GS1300B-1A chronograph Japanese watches / Quartz watches

Coming in an easily recognizable sporty design and having its case treated with scratch-resistant ion-plated 'patina', the new Casio G-Shock GIEZ GS1300B-1A quartz chronograph watch is literally stuffed with advanced technology. Its main problem, perhaps, is the lack of its own identity, but that's probably the whole idea behind the G-Shock line of extra-durable timekeepers: everybody must know at the first glance what he or she is dealing with.



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