The cool looking Denshoku watch, inspired by the neon skylines of Shinjuku, is the the first timepiece from the new Kisai brand that the Japanese company Tokyoflash is now offering through their online shop.
Orange acrylic bars emerge through the face like neon lights, achieving a perfect balance with the custom made strap which is cast from aluminum and inlayed with stainless steel. The hairline brushed finish on the solid aluminum case captures the quality of the design.
Twelve light bars present the time in a simple, easy to read format. Press the button and the LEDs behind the acrylic diffuse and illuminate the bars three times. First hours are presented, then groups of ten minutes, then single minutes. The speed of movement can be accelerated by pressing the button again. To find out more about how to read the time, take a look at the interactive manual below.
Denshoku means illumination in Japanese. When the animation mode is activated, Denshoku’s light bars illuminate vertically once every minute for twelve minutes after the time is shown.
This design also features an energy saving mode allowing you to control the LED brightness to lengthen battery life and is available with a black or silver alumite finish.
- Displays the time
- Made from Aluminum
- LED animation mode
- Energy saving mode
- Maximum wrist size: 220 mm (approx.)
- Case dimensions: 26 mm x 43 mm x 9 mm
- Weight: 95 grams
- Water resistance: 3ATM
- Japanese and English instructions
The Kisai Denshoku is available in available in black or silver, both with the same orange LED display. You can get the watch from Tokyoflash for $247.72.
Eh, why would I want a watch that takes that long to read? By the time it’s finished I could have asked someone for the time AND made a new acquaintance.
Reply to Bystander.
I own this watch and it’s easy to read the time. And also fast. You are in charge of the speed of the watch. Verry neat watch!
The Kisai brand made its debut in Tokyo in November 2008.
Designed in Tokyo, Kisai watches are made to a high quality standard from imaginative ideas.