G-Shock Inventor Kikuo Ibe On G-Shock History, Japanese Culture & Space Travel

On a personal note, my favorite bit of this candid interview was how he humbly avoided reflecting how the historical significance of G-Shock will play out and rather looked forward, imagining being in space with a friendly alien with both of them wearing G-Shocks. G-Shocks may not yet be going to space but they probably would fair well there too… More at A Blog To Watch.

The G-Shock continues to confound its critics. Technical brilliance aside, the designs should never work in 2017, but they somehow do.

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