Japan

Toshiba’s Founder Once Built Japan’s Most Complicated Clock

The 1000-part masterpiece was completed in 1851 and has yet to be surpassed.

Seiko Introduces Quartet of Japan-Only Prospex PADI Diver Limited Editions

The dive organisation's blue and red livery are the central theme of Seiko's latest PADI dive watches that will be sold only in Japan.

How Japan’s Thomas Edison Built the Nation’s Most Complicated Clock

Japan's greatest inventor whose life span a formative period in the nation's history, Tanaka Hisashige built the Myriad Year Clock, a 1000-part masterpiece that's today a national treasure.

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Wearing Vintage Omega Constellation as Super Mario

Japan's prime minister is spotted with a vintage Omega Constellation C in the viral video for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

A Sojourn with the Vacheron Constantin Overseas World Time

Pondering the subtleties of Kyoto and the Vacheron Constantin's new luxury sports watch.

Japanese Company Creates Bento Dial Wristwatch Using Real Food

Kyoto seed merchant Takii Seed created a mechanical wristwatch with a dial that is a miniature Japanese takeout meal, made using actual ingredients.


Introducing The Hajime Asaoka Project T Tourbillon, Featuring Precision Manufacturing and Ball Bear Pivots (With Specs and Price)

Born of a desire to create a tourbillon chronometer made with cutting edge manufacturing but hand-finished the traditional way, the Project T is the latest timepiece from Japanese independent watchmaker Hajime Asaoka.


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