Fun article from NY Times on a visit to the G Shock factory

Pretty cool. Sorry for the pay wall, if you run into it. If you didn't get that pay wall, sorry if any of the riff raff made your top hat go askew.


I ain't paying the old gray lady.

“G-Shock is so popular, it’s often imitated,” said Mr. Shinichi, the president of Yamagata Casio, as we finished the tour. “But in the shape of G-Shock there is a beauty that cannot be imitated.”

Tell that to SKMEI!